An interview from The On Being Project (Krista Tippett) with Walter Brueggeman that features the power of lamentation in our collective prayer.
Dorian and David discuss the importance of the prayer of lament to meet the challenge of our times.
“The spiritual journey begins when we’re no longer driving away from the desert, but being “led by the Spirit” into it. For some, this initiation comes as a slight stirring in the heart, and for others, it arrives in the form of a complete overturning of life circumstances.”
“The ashes call us to return to our origin and look forward to our destiny: the dust of the earth…”
Dorian and David discuss David’s experience of falling suddenly ill and coming close to death, recovering, and living to recollect the spiritual insights gained and lost.
“Jesus is the divine touch of God embracing all humanity. This touch heals us of self-hatred and its counterpart, self-absorption.”