Brother David Steindl-Rast is an 86-year-old Benedictine monk who many consider the successor to Thomas Merton at the intersection of Christianity and Buddhism. More than that, Brother David has developed a "common sense spirituality" that touches the heart of all the great spiritual traditions. He is an apostle of the spirit of gratefulness, described on his remarkable website: gratefulness.org. In this series of conversations hosted by Michael Lerner of Commonweal, they explore Br. David's remarkable spiritual biography.
In this third video of the series filmed in February 2012, Br. David and Michael discuss the development of Br. David's spiritual awareness, fulfillment, and gratitude-based practice--as well as its widening influence.
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