We are not humans having a spiritual experience, we are spirits having a human experience. Wakening your spirit, opening that door and becoming truly aware of the world around you and this great Mother Earth, which is home to us all, is incredible.
A woman I know had a problem with her hair, virtually overnight it changed from being shiny and healthy to being lank and became greasy very quickly. She came to me for help and I removed the hex. Within a few days after the ritual her hair was back to its lustrous condition.
There is no one way, and there is no right way, there are as many paths as there are people, and we don't need need buildings or hierarchy to find our path, we just have to open our minds and let our spirits soar.
Any move towards spiritual awareness, no matter how small, will inevitably cause surprisingly wide-reaching ripples in your pond. To question the norm, to move away from the established and break free of indoctrination is incredibly empowering.