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Ep. 10 Leaning into the Cycles of Darkness and Light, with Barbara Brown Taylor
Episode 104th April 2021 • Psalms for the Spirit • Kiran Young Wimberly
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Today’s guest is Barbara Brown Taylor – author, speaker, Episcopal priest, retired professor, and all-around-delightful person. Barbara Brown Taylor has long been a highly regarded preacher, and she has written a number of compelling books on the spiritual life, including Altar in the World, Holy Envy, and Learning to Walk in the Dark. In this conversation, we talk about the bird psalms, the bed psalms, and the difficult psalms, and we muse together on what they tell us about our humanity and how God sees us in that. We reflect on making friends with the dust, living gratefully on the earth, celebrating our place in the line of people who come before and after us, and leaning into the cycles of darkness and light, death and new life.  


Celtic Psalms (Kiran Young Wimberly & the McGraths) music can be found on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube

Celtic Psalms songs featured in this episode:

Come Spirit Come (Psalm 144/The King's Shilling)

How Lovely (Psalm 84/Carrickfergus)

By the Waters (Psalm 137/Emigrant’s Farewell)

You Have Turned My Sorrow (Psalm 30/Green Grows the Laurel)

CDs and published notations can be found through GIA music


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