There is a sense of movement in the symbols. Let them talk to you. There is a story to be told. It changes as you change. You naturally understand, if you let yourself. Meditation is the tool to get started, to calm yourself, to get in the proper mental attitude to study the writing.
In the beginning be a receptacle. Be open to receive information, let it flow to you. There is no need to judge what you receive, just be open to it, listen for it. Assimilate only the information that is relevant to you.