Meditation helps us to create a happy, healthy and peaceful life that is good for ourselves and good for others. It calms and quietens our minds and helps us to be less reactive. But it only works if we do. In other words we have to put in the effort to start and then to establish a daily meditation practice. Once a week is better than nothing but it’s nowhere near enough if we want to truly master our minds. And of course it’s important to find the type of meditation that we’re comfortable with. My personal preference is Vipassana, however you might prefer a guided meditation, a mantra based practice or a visualisation practise.
So long as you’re consistent then the benefits will come. But there is one thing to beware of. Try not to crave after a particular type of outcome eg bliss, divine guidance, or anything else. You’re simply meditating and what comes is simply what comes.