Sometimes we try so hard on our spiritual journey that we get in our own way. David Harshada Wagner
describes how dropping all effort and spending time in nature helped him recognize his own divine nature.
"Self-effort is the greatest impediment to realization.” The old swami’s words felt like a kick in the stomach. We were having lunch together, discussing sadhana and the role of self-effort on the spiritual path. When he said this, immediately, I was ready to argue. More