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The Spiritual Child

By Dr. Lisa Miller
  • ISBN Code: : 1250032911
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Family & Relationships
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  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
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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.

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All you need is faith, and people of good faith will prevail, as people of good faith are more numerous.

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  • Pdf File: healing-the-ravaged-soul.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"Why does God hate me?" "How can I believe in a God who has allowed my suffering?" These are just two of the difficult spiritual questions that survivors of child sexual abuse struggle with. In addition, survivors often have mixed feelings about the church because of perceived judgment and indifference, their own shame, or their discomfort with certain aspects of worship. Of the many aftereffects of sexual abuse, spiritual wounds are the least talked about, yet they are central to adult survivors who seek to heal and find faith and meaning in their lives. With grace and gentleness, this book seeks to answer survivors' spiritual questions and address some of the common misconceptions that often develop when young victims attempt to understand what has happened to them. It explores the origins of their spiritual issues with clear psychological insights and guides survivors on a spiritual journey toward healing, wholeness, and a deeper relationship with God.

The Education of the Child and Early Lectures on Education

By Rudolf Steiner
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  • Publisher : SteinerBooks
  • Book Code : 9780880104142
  • Total of Pages : 127
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 315
  • Pdf File: the-education-of-the-child-and-early-lectures-on-education.pdf

Book Short Summary:

As early as 1884, while tutoring a boy with special needs, Steiner began a lifelong interest in applying spiritual knowledge to the practical aspects of life. Steiner originally published the essay at the core of this book in 1907. It represents his earliest ideas on education, in which he lays out the soul spiritual processes of human development, describing the need to understand how the being of a child develops through successive "births," beginning with the physical body's entry into earthly life, and culminating in the emergence of the "I"-being with adulthood. Also included are several early lectures on education, ranging from 1906 to 1911, well before the birth of the Waldorf movement in 1919. CONTENTS: "The Education of the Child in the Light of Spiritual Science," essay "Teaching from a Foundation of Spiritual Insight," Berlin, May 14, 1906 "Education in the Light of Spiritual Science," Cologne, December 1, 1906 "Education and Spiritual Science," Berlin, January 24, 1907 "Interests, Talent, and Educating Children," Nuremberg, November 14, 1910 "Interests, Talent, and Education," Berlin, January 12, 1911

Parenting from Your Soul

By Jeanmarie Wilson
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  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Book Code : 1452595720
  • Total of Pages : 180
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 462
  • Pdf File: parenting-from-your-soul.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Our world is in desperate need of emotionally healthy children who will have the confidence and resolve to contribute their talents to the world, making it a better place. The principles discussed in Parenting from Your Soul are based in spiritual ideology, challenging you to examine the role of parent from another perspective. Conscious choices made from this place can help us honor our childrens individual path; appreciate the phases of our childrens growth; open our hearts to give and receive a deeper level of love; practice forgiveness for others and ourselves; learn universal laws to create the life we want; and create relationships based on acceptance, honesty, and compassion. Parenting from Your Soul helps you guide your child to a life of happiness and purpose while assisting you in making positive changes in your own life. It offers information about transforming your relationship with your child, no matter his or her age. Applying this information can open up a new way to approach your role as parent and change the way you approach issues in your own life. The greatest gift we can give this planet is the creation of children who are able to live their lives with joy, purpose, and intention. You have the most instrumental role in this creation.

Satan, You Can't Have My Children

By Iris Delgado
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  • Publisher : Charisma Media
  • Book Code : 161638624X
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 718
  • Pdf File: satan-you-can-t-have-my-children.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Satan, You Can’t Have My Children provides clear, powerful spiritual tools that can be used to nurture and raise godly children.

Imaginative Prayer

By Jared Patrick Boyd
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  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Book Code : 083089229X
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 615
  • Pdf File: imaginative-prayer.pdf

Book Short Summary:

How do we help our kids connect with God and experience his presence? Jared Patrick Boyd has discovered that children's spiritual formation is rooted in the imagination. This unique resource helps us guide our children through weekly sessions of imaginative prayer, providing a yearlong experience of spiritual formation.

Nurturing Your Baby's Soul

By Elizabeth Clare Prophet
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  • Publisher : SCB Distributors
  • Book Code : 1932890610
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 768
  • Pdf File: nurturing-your-ba.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"What can you do to increase your child’s potential before he or she is born? And Is it possible to communicate with the soul of your unborn child? Nurturing Your Baby’s Soul offers essential insights into the inner life of the unborn child. It gives practical spiritual techniques and meditations you can use to help develop your baby’s unique gifts. This inspiring guide for spiritual parenting reveals how you can bond and communicate with your baby’s soul before birth, prepare yourself spiritually for parenting, improve your relationships and spiritualize your marriage. It also explores how you can practice prayer, meditation and affirmations for the conception and protection of that special soul you want to bring into your life, how you can use sound, music and art to transform the body, mind and soul of your unborn child, and how you can help your child reach their highest potential and fulfill their life’s mission. Includes charts, illustrations, recommended music selections, meditations, visualizations and affirmations."

The Cry for Spiritual Mothers and Fathers

By Larry Kreider
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  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Book Code : 1441268391
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 501
  • Pdf File: the-cry-for-spiritual-mothers-and-fathers.pdf

Book Short Summary:

You Are Meant to Be a Mentor You probably have more "friends" than ever--once you tally up all your social networking connections. But virtual relationships alone can't meet the Church's desperate need for spiritually mature women and men to mentor younger believers to be faithful servants of Christ. If you are like many believers, you may not feel prepared to be a trusted influencer because you haven't had a spiritual mother or father yourself. The Cry for Spiritual Mothers and Fathers, written by seasoned disciple and Christian leadership trainer Larry Kreider, will give you the proven biblical keys you need to become a godly mentor. Discover why spiritual mother- and fatherhood is every believer's calling, and find out how to nurture a spiritual family that expands the kingdom of God. This is the essential handbook for answering God's call to become the spiritual father or mother He has called you to be.