TALKS ON "AT THE
FEET OF THE MASTER"
December 8, 1914.
You have all beard very often about the qualifica-
tions for the Path—too often, I dare say, some of you
think. But it is never too often, unless you have
achieved, until you have succeeded in putting into
practice everything that is written in the books OD
the subject. There is no mystery about the matter*
There is no difficulty in knowing exactly what ought
to be done, but of course there is a difficulty in
doing it. But the difficulty is all in ourselves; there
is no obstacle in your path which is not of your own
making. Nevertheless only comparatively few people
do succeed in following the directions that are
given. Why is it that more do not succeed, when so
many are really earnestly trying ? The reason is that
each of us has a powerful personality, and that this
personality very often, sadly often, gets in the way.
We have to learn to apply, each one of us to himself,