Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
As men approach Me, so I receive them. All paths, Arjuna, lead to Me.
The Eightfold Path: Right view, right aim, right speech, right action, right living, right effort, right mindfulness, right contemplation.
Who knows this truly, and who will now declare it, what paths lead together to the gods? Only their lowest aspects of existence are seen, who exist on supreme, mystical planes.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
Any path is only a path, and there is no affront to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you.
On the divine path, there is no chance of failure; it is the path of love.