Discover for yourself, your stage of spiritual development, to which class in the school you would fit in. Then determine to proceed from that class to the next higher one. Strive your best and you will win the grace of God. Do not bargain or despair. One step at a time is enough, provided it is towards the goal, not away from it.
(From : Sai Veda, The Word of God, sayings of Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba)