St. John of the Cross and Spiritual Dryness – December 14, 2022

Father Matthew Spencer, OSJ joined Josh for a conversation about the St. John and spiritual desolation. Topics include St. John of the Cross (7:05), what mysticism is (9:08), spiritual desolation (12:39), the purgative way (20:35), the illuminative way (24:11), caller: how do I overcome spiritual desolation (31:09), caller: why wasn’t my prayers answered (35:16), the dark night of the soul and senses (44:30). 

Josh Raymond has been on the air in one way or another since 1998. Starting in secular radio and eventually having the opportunity to move into Christian radio, he worked at several stations throughout the Pacific Northwest, serving in different capacities including Show Host, Production Director, Operations Manager, and Program Director. In 2005 he joined Relevant Radio and currently is the Vice President – Director of Programming and Production.