Positive spiritual development is an obligation on all schools. This new source book for education professionals documents how ten leading Christian-ethos secondary schools have prioritized the spiritual development of their students. Each chapter tells the story of how one of the schools approaches this responsibility, showing the variety of innovation and creativity taking place within spiritual education. It offers wisdom from practitioners on the opportunities and challenges that exist, as well as inspiration to other schools wishing to improve their provision for spiritual development.
Filled with simple exercises and thought-provoking lessons, this Buddhist instructional book will help you get started on the Buddhist path of moderation, mindfulness, and enlightened living. More than any other introduction to Buddhism, Buddhism in Ten provides readers with the understanding and tools they need to live a deeper and fuller life along Buddhist principles. Ten lessons, each inspired by an aspect of Buddhism, show how to incorporate this Eastern philosophy into your daily life. Each lesson is enhanced with several exercises—some physical, some mental, and some spiritual. Simple lessons show you how to: Develop a sense of clarity through Right Meditation Understand and accept your own experiences through the Four Noble Truths Enrich everyday life with Right Mindfulness Remove obstacles to a spiritually enlightened life—and reveal your own Buddha nature The Buddhist tradition can help you develop a life of wisdom, awareness, and compassion. With its thorough, accessible exploration of Buddhist philosophy and practice, this book can guide you to a more rewarding, more joyful life.
Learn the ways God wants us to grow as Christians and how to cooperate with Him through the disciplines of grace. Spiritual Growth shows you how to grow and the many resources God provides to nurture you.
As people of faith, we sometimes make a separation between what we believe and how we live. In this series, we will attempt to reestablish this vital connection. The faith that saves us is also the faith that transforms our lives - hence the title of this study: Transformation... Spiritual Growth and Maturity
For years Edgar Cayce, the most documented psychic of all time, provided a small group of individuals with lessons in soul growth and personal transformation. This volume presents a new look at those major principles. From the first lesson on cooperation through others on ideals, patience, oneness and love, this book provides specific tools for personal and spiritual development. The Cayce information suggests that each individual has a definite purpose for living. There is also the promise that with a spiritual intent we can come to understand that purpose. We are all here for a reason, a reason that joins us in search of a common heritage. Presented here are insights for awakening to our spiritual nature and to an awareness of the purpose of the soul. Edgar Cayce’s Twelve Lessons in Personal Spirituality is designed as a tool for personal reflection, as a handbook for small group discussion, and even as a source of encouragement during those moments when the challenges of life seem more overwhelming than the beauty of it. For though we may be separated by language, or religion, or customs, or race, or even vast distances, we all share the earth as our temporal home, we are all Children of the same God, and we are all seekers along the way.
What You Need to Know about Spiritual Growth will help you grow in Christ---secure in His love, strong in His grace, and seasoned to persevere for daily victories and joyful service to others.
"Lessons in Truth: A Course of Twelve Lessons in Practical Christianity" is the core text on Unity Church teachings and it is one of the best representatives of New Thought philosophy. The spiritual models presented in Dr. Cady's lessons show us how to enhance our confidence and inner power, and improve our spiritual development. In the beginning of 1892, a series of articles titled Lessons in Truth by Dr. Cady were published in Unity magazine. This material later was compiled into a book and it was the first book Unity published. It is now the most widely read book in that movement and it has been translated into eleven languages and braille. Harriet Emilie Cady (1848-1941) was an American homeopathic physician and author of New Thought spiritual writings. She was inspired and influenced by Biblical teachings and the philosophy of Ralph Waldo Emerson. She was taught by Emma Curtis Hopkins, the New Thought "teacher of teachers" and a student of Christian Science. Cady associated with several prominent figures in the New Thought movement of the time and Charles and Myrtle Fillmore, co-founders of Unity Church.
This course is made of exercises for you to work with. I've added a lot of them here and I do feel that they are all equally important for your Spiritual Growth. Even the smallest technique can seem unimportant, but it is a lot more to say about every technique. Now, let us start and help you get the most of this wonderful world, in a small amount of time. You will: Learn to open your third eye, ground yourself to mother earth and connect to the universe. Learn more advanced techniques for your third eye, higher spiritual knowledge and more!
Using interactive examples and practical instruction, this straightforward, informative guide introduces readers to Zen exercises and meditations. Ten lessons, each enhanced with physical, mental or spiritual exercises, demonstrate the transforming power of everyday Zen practice. Lessons on Asian arts, including Zen gardening and flower arrangement, offer a unique way to discover the aesthetics of Zen. A great reference source, provides readers with the insights and tools needed to live a deeper, fuller life.
"LifeBuilders" is a series of engaging bible studies authored and taught by Pastor Todd A. Johnson. In these lessons, you will discover biblical teachings on various themes concerning life and faith. "LifeBuilders" is great for personal study, small groups, and inclusion in church curriculum. The material is written in easy to understand language and allows for flexibility in presentation for instructors and group leaders. Your life will be enhanced as you experience "LifeBuilders"!
Is spiritual warfare real? From horror movies about the paranormal to romantic comedies involving ghosts, from children’s shows about spirits and smart phone apps about zombies—our culture seems to be obsessed with the supernatural. But how much do we really know, or believe, about angels and demons? This guide clearly outlines what the Bible teaches about spiritual warfare—no religious scare tactics, just non-sensational information about good angels, bad angels, Satan, and the One who holds the ultimate victory, God. Equip yourself with impenetrable spiritual armor to resist evil with this practical guide. Features include: 12 lessons that can be completed in under 1 hour each Real-life application of biblical truth Explanations of prominent Christian views on the topic Easy-to-teach resources, including previews and summary features Questions for discussion Core teachings on Christianity that will challenge any seeker, new believer, or veteran believer looking for a stronger foundation The What You Need to Know Series includes these ten titles: What You Need to Know about God What You Need to Know about Jesus What You Need to Know about the Holy Spirit What You Need to Know about the Bible What You Need to Know about Salvation What You Need to Know about the Church What You Need to Know about Spiritual Growth What You Need to Know about Spiritual Warfare What You Need to Know about Bible Prophecy What You Need to Know about Defending Your Faith
These lessons help kids learn how to use God's Word to discover God's plan of salvation through the whole Bible, trust God's promises, and seek God's will. A 52-Week Bible Journey–Just for Kids!Route 52™ is a Bible-based journey that will take kids through the Bible every year from age 3 to 12. Every lesson features: Scripturally sound themes Culturally relevant, hands-on activities Age-appropriate Bible-learning challenges Reproducible life-application activity pages Route 52™ Bible lessons will help kids learn the Bible and how to apply it to their lives at their own level of spiritual development. These reproducible Bible lessons are appropriate for Bible school, children's church, youth group, kids club, and midweek Bible study programs.
FROM THE BACK COVER OF THE PAPERBACK EDITION: Yoga opens the doorway between our outer and inner reality, leading us to Oneness and Joy in all aspects of life. Our nervous system is the doorway... Advanced Yoga Practices (AYP), Volume 2 refines and enhances the core practices presented in the first volume, and provides plain English instructions for new practices designed to cultivate middle and end stage development on the path of human spiritual transformation. Additional practices include advanced applications of samyama, diet, shatkarmas, amaroli, non-dual self-inquiry, bhakti and karma yoga, and a variety of approaches for building and managing a progressive and stable practice routine. Volume 2 does not stand alone, relying on the first volume as a foundation, and building on it. There are nearly 200 additional lessons here for assisting the serious practitioner to realize a life filled with abiding inner silence, ecstatic bliss, outpouring divine love, and unity. What readers are saying as they make use of the AYP lessons: "It's almost a science. You do the practices and progress as predicted." - MA "As a physician, it is moving to see the effects on medical conditions." - KC "I will be adding AYP to my class offerings to cover the whole of yoga." - MR "Far above and beyond all other yoga writings I have encountered." - KG "A growing inquiry in stillness has taken me to new levels." - CL "Especially useful for stabilizing my kundalini awakening." - SR "The tantra techniques bring great pleasure into our lives." - ZA "This approach includes a deep tolerance of other paths." - AN "Thank you for being the one who said: The guru is in you!" - KK For more reader feedback, see the last section in the book.
These lessons help kids understand how they can grow up in Christ by searching for and finding God's goodness, discovering ways to show Christ's love, and telling about their hope in Jesus. A 52-Week Bible Journey–Just for Kids!Route 52™ is a Bible-based journey that will take kids through the Bible every year from age 8 to 12. Every lesson features: Scripturally sound themes Culturally relevant, hands-on activities Age-appropriate Bible-learning challenges Reproducible life-application activity pages Route 52™ Bible lessons will help kids learn the Bible and how to apply it to their lives at their own level of spiritual development. These reproducible Bible lessons are appropriate for Bible school, children's church, youth group, kids club, and midweek Bible study programs.