THIRTEENTH TALK 259 that is the joy of our Lord, the joy of carrying out this splendid plan of pouring out His love through the universe. Sc^, if you are to enter into the joy of the Lord, then it means that you are to take part in that work and in the bliss which it brings. So if you want to enter into that joy, the way to do it is clearly indicated in that Christian parable,—namely, to use every talent you already have, and see that you are using it quite to the utmost. If you are not yet using all the powers you have, They will wait to give you others until They see you are making full use of what you already have. People do not always understand that. ' They want to become invisible helpers ; we tell them always, t( You must be visible helpers first^ you must work on the physical plane, you must do all you possibly can there, and then it will be worth while considering whether we cannot make use of you on other planes as well. First on the physical plane where you are fully conscious—if there your whole life is full of helpfulness, then quite certainly you would be helpful on the other planes. I said just now that the Masters often work with people quite outside our organisation. I suppose you can hardly have a more instructive example than the case of pur great President. Remember that she came into touch with our Master when she did not know of His existence. She certainly, therefore,, was not aspiring towards Him consciously. She was not seeking for Him, but He sought and found her.