Filmed in 2010 for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, Kate Olson brings us interviews as well as workshop footage of Br. David from his July 2010 weekend with Sam Keen on “Spirited Life in a Secular World.” This video gives a deep perspective on gratitude and a contemporary view on faith.

This is a shorter version of another video, Brother David Steindl-Rast: Faith, Mysticism, and Prayer.

Read a transcript on the PBS website here.

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Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB

Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB

About the author

Brother David Steindl-Rast — author, scholar, and Benedictine monk — is beloved the world over for his enduring message about gratefulness as the true source of lasting happiness. Known to many as the “grandfather of gratitude,” Br. David has been a source of inspiration and spiritual friendship to countless leaders and luminaries around the world including Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Thomas Merton, and more. He has been one of the most important figures in the modern interfaith dialogue movement, and has taught with thought-leaders such as Eckhart Tolle, Jack Kornfield, and Roshi Joan Halifax. His wisdom has been featured in recent interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Krista Tippett, and Tami Simon and his TED talk has been viewed almost 10,000,000 times. Learn more about Br. David here.