We’ve got a great gift for you. Our lovely evening with NPR’s OnBeing host Krista Tippett and self-help author Sylvia Boorstein, called “What We Nurture,” is now available in video below. It’s the perfect thing for moms – a conversation on loving and teaching children in a complex world and a centering meditation for harried moms. We hope you enjoy it as much as our guests did in February 2011.
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Krista Tippett and her guest, author, psychotherapist and teacher, Sylvia Boorstein enlightened a full house of 300 guests in a lively conversation on children, parenting and the deep traditions that can nourish modern families at the Community House in Birmingham on Feb. 15, 2011.
Krista Tippett is a journalist, author and Peabody-award-winning broadcaster. As the creator and host of the public radio program and podcast “On Being,” she has innovated a new model of intelligent, in-depth conversation about religion, ethics and large questions of meaning every aspect of life.
Sylvia Boorstein brings together Jewish tradition and thought with a lifelong Buddhist practice. She is a co-founder of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California and author most recently of Happiness Is an Inside Job. Her work is informed by her years as a teacher of mindfulness meditation and her experience as a parent.
This post was originally published in 2011 and has been updated for 2016.