Deacon Charles Joiner, who “was trained as an engineer” and oriented “to viewing things from a logical and scientific perspective,” has found that this approach causes him anxiety and difficulties in his spiritual life.
He asks, “How do we overcome this tendency to allow our rational mind to dominate and blot out everything spiritual? While I have not completely overcome this disability, here are some of the approaches that have helped me. … .”
To access the approaches that have helped him, read this post from his blog Orthodox Way: Walking the Path to Theosis: