If you were born a Muslim, or accepted Islam, then you already possess taqwa. This is great news and should serve as a spring board to preserve and develop your existing relationship with Allah! There are some pretty clear ways to do this.
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: Among the people who came before you, there was a king who had a sorcerer, and when that sorcerer became old, he said to the king: "I have become old and my time is nearly over, so please send me a boy whom I can teach magic.''
Muzammil H. Siddiqi born in India in 1943, received his Islamic education at Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama, Lucknow, India. He graduated from the Islamic University of Madina in Saudi Arabia in 1965 with a higher degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies.