When I practice I empty my mind, like emptying a cup of tea, I clean it, I direct it towards the Source and allow Source to fill it up. Otherwise how can I be inspired? If my cup is full with the ideas/fears of my superficial mind/ego, how can I hear my heart, my intuition, my Divine guidance? By practicing I focus, by focusing I empty, by emptying I am filled with deep wisdom and guidance. I practice, I am, and I know that all is well.