You can use the map to prepare yourself for the appearance of the seven steps in situations in which they do not yet exist within you. You can use the map of the seven steps to know if you have surrendered to God or not.
We will first explain the seven steps, and then provide additional information towards the goal of complete understanding. Further chapters delve deep into some of the individual steps before providing helpful practices for becoming aware of the seven steps in yourself.
This chapter presents the main focus of the book: the seven steps to surrender. However, you will need the information in the chapters that follow in order to understand the seven steps and some of their concepts, practices, and terms, so you’ll likely want to return to this chapter later.
Initially, a brief outline of the seven steps is provided, followed by a more developed outline and then the same seven steps, presented in two different ways. Finally, at the end of the chapter, you will find a table outlining the seven steps.
This chapter provides more detailed information about the parts and processes of the seven steps that were only mentioned or briefly covered in the previous two chapters. Relevant concepts, such as our two awarenesses and two natures, are introduced and expanded upon.
This chapter is about practices that you can use to help bring you closer to experiencing and living in the seven steps. You can also use these practices to increase your awareness of the seven steps as they naturally occur or have occurred in your life.
This chapter is about topics related to the seven steps. Information in chapter six is not crucial for your understanding of the seven steps; however, the information collected there can help you to discover the seven steps.
This chapter is about whether or not you can do the seven steps. If you are the type of person who prefers to have the information necessary to understand a model before being presented with the model, then we suggest that your read chapters three, two, and one in that order. Enjoy!