Not Enough Efforts
Question: What should I do if "I made efforts and did not find"?
Dr. Laitman's Answer: It's impossible for someone to "make efforts and not find." If you have made efforts and have not found to this day, that means there are not enough efforts yet. It's impossible otherwise.
But everything is in front of you! It's as if your eyes have been blindfolded and you have been placed in a room that has a table with different exquisite dishes. And you are hungry and have to look for it!
But this table is here! You can walk around this room anyway you like, there's no one getting in your way, and no one will take away the table with the food. Meaning, everything depends on your efforts!
Therefore, it is impossible for you to "make efforts and not find it"! This means that there are still places left in the room that you did not reach. And it's possible that you are spinning round and round in the same place until you finally get smarter and understand that you have to look systematically and check every direction.
Then you try finding the solution to this problem in every which way. But there's no doubt that everything is already in front of you.
From the 1st part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 07/12/11, Shamati