The Spiritual Child

The Spiritual Child Author Dr. Lisa Miller
ISBN-10 9781250032911
Release 2015-05-05
Pages 400
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In The Spiritual Child, psychologist Lisa Miller presents the next big idea in psychology: the science and the power of spirituality. She explains the clear, scientific link between spirituality and health and shows that children who have a positive, active relationship to spirituality: * are 40% less likely to use and abuse substances * are 60% less likely to be depressed as teenagers * are 80% less likely to have dangerous or unprotected sex * have significantly more positive markers for thriving including an increased sense of meaning and purpose, and high levels of academic success. Combining cutting-edge research with broad anecdotal evidence from her work as a clinical psychologist to illustrate just how invaluable spirituality is to a child's mental and physical health, Miller translates these findings into practical advice for parents, giving them concrete ways to develop and encourage their children's—as well as their own—well-being. In this provocative, conversation-starting book, Dr. Miller presents us with a pioneering new way to think about parenting our modern youth.



The Spirit of the Child

The Spirit of the Child Author David Hay
ISBN-10 1846424739
Release 2006-01-19
Pages 224
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Spirituality is increasingly acknowledged to be an essential part of child development. David Hay argues for the inclusion of spiritual awareness as a cross-curricular element in the school syllabus to promote the development of morality and social cohesion. While culturally constructed pressures and the decline in institutional religion have led to the suppression of spiritual expression, children are, the author maintains, capable of profound and meaningful beliefs from an early age. A three-year research study into young children's spirituality and its survival value informs Hay's view that spirituality in education needs to overcome traditional approaches and should adopt a theory of spirituality that includes religion but is not confined to it. This stimulating book will encourage educators, parents and others involved in teaching children to consider new approaches to foster children's natural spiritual development.



Mahallenin En Mutlu Bebegi

Mahallenin En Mutlu Bebegi Author Harvey Karp
ISBN-10 6053844136
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 382
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Mahallenin En Mutlu Bebegi has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Mahallenin En Mutlu Bebegi also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Mahallenin En Mutlu Bebegi book for free.



Nurturing the Spiritual Child

Nurturing the Spiritual Child Author
ISBN-10 1921162341
Release 2009
Pages 27
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Nurturing the Spiritual Child has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Nurturing the Spiritual Child also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Nurturing the Spiritual Child book for free.



Elere Omo

Elere Omo Author Wale Sasamura Owoeye
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lere-Omo (The Spirit-Child) is a monograph made to espouse an aspect of Yoruba culture relating to persons fated to have alliance with spiritual confraternity that have influence on their corporeal existence on earth. Alternatively referred to as Abiku, Emere or Elegbe-Omo, the phenomenon of persons having predetermined ties with extra-terrestrial confraternity that exacts devotion and propitiation from the spirit-child is still extant in Africa and in the Diaspora. It is hoped that at the end of this highly insightful book, the reader will emerge more enlightened about these special class of children gifted to the world for special purposes.



The Spiritual Life of Children

The Spiritual Life of Children Author Robert Coles
ISBN-10 9780547524641
Release 1991-10-10
Pages 384
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A look at faith through the voices of children from varied religious backgrounds, by the Pulitzer-winning author of The Moral Intelligence of Children. A New York Times Notable Book What do children think about when they consider God, Heaven and Hell, the value of life in the here and now, and the inevitability of death? Child psychiatrist, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, and Harvard professor Robert Coles spent thirty years interviewing hundreds of children—from South America and Europe to Africa and the Middle East—who are developing concepts of faith even as they struggle to understand its contradictions. Be they Catholic or Protestant, Jewish children from Boston, Pakistani children in London, agnostics, Native Americans, or young Christians in the American South, they offer honest, enlightening and sometimes startling ideas of a spiritual existence. A Hopi girl who knows for a fact that we are resurrected as birds; an African American child who believes God exists as a hurricane to “blow away” drug dealers; a young Christian who needs his faith to cope with the death of his sister, lest she be just “a big heartache to us till the day we die”; and a Tennessee child who rationalizes his belief by admitting that “if there's no God, that's all there is, ashes.” The Spiritual Life of Children is “a remarkable book. The generosity of vision that characterizes Dr. Coles's enterprise enables him to create a climate where words of great beauty and truthfulness can be spoken.” —The New York Times



Joining Children on the Spiritual Journey

Joining Children on the Spiritual Journey Author Catherine Stonehouse
ISBN-10 9780801058073
Release 1998-03-01
Pages 240
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By learning about the process of spiritual formation, parents and those leading children's ministries will be enabled to facilitate the spiritual growth of children in their care.



Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality

Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality Author Karen-Marie Yust
ISBN-10 074254463X
Release 2006
Pages 503
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Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality: Perspectives from the World's Religious Traditions provides a forum for prominent religious scholars to examine the state of religious knowledge and theological reflection on spiritual development in childhood and adolescence. Featuring essays from thinkers representing the world's major religious traditions, the book introduces new voices, challenges assumptions, raises new questions, and broadens the base of knowledge and investment in this important domain of life. Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality will set the stage for new waves of scholarship and dialogue within and across traditions, disciplines, and cultures that will enrich understanding and strengthen how the world's religious traditions, and others, understand and cultivate the spiritual lives of children and adolescents around the globe.



Children and Spirituality

Children and Spirituality Author Brendan Hyde
ISBN-10 1846427541
Release 2008-01-15
Pages 192
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Brendan Hyde identifies four characteristics of children's spirituality: the felt sense, integrating awareness, weaving the threads of meaning, and spiritual questing. These characteristics can be observed in children if those who work with them know what to look for and are alert to the time, place and space in which children find themselves. This book provides ways in which schoolteachers and parents can nurture and foster these particular characteristics of children's spirituality. It also considers two factors, material pursuit and trivialising, which may inhibit children's expression of their spirituality. Children and Spirituality will be of great interest to educators, policy makers, parents, and others who work with and seek to nurture the spirituality of children.



Encouraging Your Child s Spiritual Intelligence

Encouraging Your Child s Spiritual Intelligence Author Mollie Painton
ISBN-10 9781439116876
Release 2010-06-15
Pages 192
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More and more children are expressing spiritual qualities, and parents, caregivers, pediatricians, teachers, and therapists are increasingly taking notice of children's spiritual lives. Mollie Painton, Psy.D., a well-known child therapist, helps parents understand this phenomenon in the framework of spiritual intelligence. By understanding this concept, we can honor our children's gifts and develop our own spiritual intelligence along the way. Any parent whose child has had an imaginary friend, talked with a deceased relative, or been receptive to the pain and emotion of others will find guidance and inspiration in Encouraging your Child's Spiritual Intelligence. Dr. Painton's thoughtful quizzes and advice provide added support and insight throughout the book. Adults, who have had their own spiritual experiences in childhood dismissed, will rediscover their original spiritual connection and become valuable spiritual partners with their children.



The Spiritual Telegraph

The Spiritual Telegraph Author Samuel Byron Brittan
ISBN-10 MINN:31951P00998833J
Release 1854
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The Spiritual Telegraph has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Spiritual Telegraph also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Spiritual Telegraph book for free.



St Therese of Lisieux Spouse and Victim

St  Therese of Lisieux Spouse and Victim Author Cliff Ermatinger
ISBN-10 9780935216356
Release 2011-11-09
Pages 109
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On Christmas Eve, 1886, a young girl, Thrse Martin, received special grace. Although it was the littleness of the Christ Child that reached out to this girl and taught her to give up the defects of childhood, the grace was by no means small. Her long bout with scruples and empty fears was not completely over, yet in her own words, "since that night I have never been defeated in any combat, but rather walked from victory to victory." Such was her experience of God's mercy that she decided then and there to give her life to the mission of converting sinners. This book by Cliff Ermatinger presents us with deep theological insights into the meaning of the seemingly simple life and journey of St. Thrse of Lisieux.This little book treats of a love story that began on January 4, 1873, the day of Therese's baptism. On that day God began to court the soul of this little girl who would remain just that a little girl. She would also learn to correspond with her baptismal grace, thus maturing into a strong-willed woman and ultimately into the faithful bride of her divine Spouse.Her formal relationship with Christ and her new insertion into his life began fittingly on Christmas. Also fittingly, her relationship with him on earth ended on Calvary. Tracing St. Thrse of Lisieux's life, we discover that she begins with the life of grace, going from child of God to child in the Son. She then advances to a theological existence; from theological existence to union; and from union to its culmination in espousals with Christ: the ordinary terminus of the spiritual life to which everyone is called. Having arrived at such union with the divine Spouse, Thrse was next inducted into the victimhood of Christ. The author then examines the relation between the type of victimhood St. Thrse experienced and the type of sin she was expiating: atheism.



Listening to Children on the Spiritual Journey

Listening to Children on the Spiritual Journey Author Catherine Stonehouse
ISBN-10 1441212035
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 192
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How do children experience and understand God? How can adults help children grow their life of faith? Throughout more than a decade of field research, children's spirituality experts Catherine Stonehouse and Scottie May listened to children talk about their relationships with God, observed children and their parents in learning and worship settings, and interviewed adults about their childhood faith experiences. This accessibly written book weaves together their findings to offer a glimpse of the spiritual responsiveness and potential of children. Through case studies, it provides insight into children's perceptions of God and how they process their faith. In addition, the book suggests how parents, teachers, and ministry leaders can more effectively relate to and work with children and pre-adolescents to nurture their faith, offering a helpful picture of adults and children on the spiritual journey together.



Children of the Kingdom

Children of the Kingdom Author Daun E. Miller
ISBN-10 1931847754
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 249
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A practical guide for successful and spiritual parenting based on the love of God, the love of family and the love of children. Spiritually bases answers that convey a practical approach to educating children in a loving and supportive manner, with spiritual principles, virtues, and character development serving as the foundation for their learning and growth. Written in chronological order so that busy parents can find what they need quickly and easily, the book designates each age group as an important stage in a child's life and one that demands specific action on the part of parents. Using the Bahai writings, as well as personal experience, the author demonstrates that there is an alternative to the chaos and confusion that many parents see engulfing the world.



The Philokalia

The Philokalia Author Brock Bingaman
ISBN-10 9780199911837
Release 2012-06-26
Pages 384
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The Philokalia (literally "love of the beautiful or good") is, after the Bible, the most influential source of spiritual tradition within the Orthodox Church. First published in Greek in 1782 by St. Nicodemos of the Holy Mountain and St. Macarios of Corinth, the Philokalia includes works by thirty-six influential Orthodox authors from the fourth to fifteenth-centuries such as Maximus the Confessor, Peter of Damascus, Symeon the New Theologian, and Gregory Palamas. Surprisingly, this important collection of theological and spiritual writings has received little scholarly attention. With the growing interest in Orthodox theology, the need for a substantive resource for philokalic studies has become increasingly evident. The purpose of the present volume is to remedy that lack by providing an ecumenical collection of scholarly essays on the Philokalia that will introduce readers to its background, motifs, authors, and relevance for contemporary life and thought.



THE SPIRITUAL DIARY Of A NINE YEAR OLD CHILD

THE SPIRITUAL DIARY Of A NINE YEAR OLD CHILD Author Kasara
ISBN-10 9782897280109
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In her first book, The Spiritual Diary of a Nine-Year-Old Child, in all simplicity, Kasara, daughter of the bestselling Authors Kaya & Christiane Muller, offers us her own true experience. This inspired work helps us better understand the new generation of children, called Indigo, Aquarius or Star children. They are arriving on Earth and shaking up the way we perceive human existence. In the words of a child, this young author leads us to Universal Knowledge and introduces us to a multidimensional view of life. This book, written by a child, is a gift of beautiful messages and teachings addressed to all children on Earth, both young and old. It is also a book that our inner child will want to read and reread.



An Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians

An Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians Author John Brown
ISBN-10 HARVARD:AH3YIS
Release 1853
Pages 451
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An Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from An Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full An Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians book for free.