So pardon me, you gotta' try hard to be yourself
Cause you can't get to heaven being anybody else
And I was raised by a reverend yet the lessons didn't help
I had to get 'em for myself

from Blu – Below The Heavens Pt. 1 Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Blindly accepting someone else’s dogma will not lead to the same faith that results from developing your own understanding of spirituality

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