“Our deepest human longing is for BE-longing; for belonging to our true selves, for belonging to all others…belonging to the whole universe…and belonging to that unfathomable mystery that we are confronted with on every side.”
– Br. David Steindl-Rast

Tami Simon, of Sounds True, recently interviewed Brother David for “Insights at the Edge,” Tami’s in-depth audio podcast series with leading spiritual teachers and luminaries.

David Steindl-Rast walking

Listen or Download Here: Grateful Living in the “Double Realm” 

In this episode, Tami Simon and Brother David talk about the innate longing that drives spiritual study and is the impetus for seeking out a monastic life. Tami and Brother David explore the concept of the “Double Realm” that lies beyond standard concepts of time and existence, as well as how practicing gratitude can be a doorway to that realm. Finally, Brother David considers the future of religion and spirituality as he enters his ninetieth year of life. (62 minutes)