Krista Tippett — American Journalist born on November 09, 1960,

Krista Tippett is an American journalist, author, and entrepreneur. She created and hosts the public radio program and podcast On Being. In 2014, Tippett, was awarded the National Humanities Medal by U.S. President Barack Obama... (wikipedia)

Depression can kill you. It can also be a spiritually enriching experience. It's really an important part of my theology now and my spirituality that life is not perfect, and I grew up wanting it to be and thinking that if it wasn't, I could make it that way, and I had to acknowledge that I had all kinds of flaws and sadnesses and problems.
Intelligence alone does not get us where we need to go or even necessarily where we want to go. For that, the human creature must exercise harder-won capacities of wisdom, and wise action.
Being intellectually hospitable is a virtue that I bring into the interview space.
I like to say that I'm tracing the intersection between big ideas and human experience, between theology and real life.
Buddhist mindfulness is about the present, but I also think it's about being real. Being awake to everything. Feeling like nothing can hurt you if you can look it straight on.

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