When anything comes up that seems non-scientific, we shut down. Discernment is key, but not everything from the spiritual world is complete nonsense.
Some people charge, check, and answer their iPhones in class. Sometimes people even think out loud while engaging in a practice designed to quiet the mind.
I’ve been peeping my head out just to see if the world is sorta, kinda prepared for me, then retreating again... the truth is that I haven’t been ready.
Perhaps the weight of my 'judginess' and self-induced martyrdom, among other things, finally became too much burden for my shoulder to bear.