2 weeks in a cave

I do wonder how different the story would be without the coach having a background as a monk.
It's an amazing culture that allows for people to take a sabbatical and engage in some kind of spiritual/monastic discipline... especially when the latest stats from the UK is that on average people check their mobiles every hour, and in the US every twelve minutes.

God: "Be still, and know that I am—"
Man: "If I could stop you for just a second there," holds up a warding hand while reading a text. "Bare with ... bare with ... Right." Puts phone away, looks up. "You were saying?"
Man: "Oh, he's gone. How rude."