4 edition of Older women"s experience of spirituality found in the catalog.
Older women"s experience of spirituality
Cheryl Demerath Learn
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-198) and index.
|Statement||Cheryl Demerath Learn.|
|Series||Garland studies on the elderly in America|
|LC Classifications||RC954 .L43 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 206 p. :|
|Number of Pages||206|
|LC Control Number||96001938|
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Sometimes reading a good book is the best way to get some good insights and perspectives on the emotional, personal, financial and spiritual journey that we women are embarking on past the age of It’s fun and enriching to hear the words of authors who are sharing this same experience with us.
Here is a selection of 10 inspiring books for women over Author: Margaret Manning. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Learn, Cheryl Demerath, Older women's experience of spirituality.
New York: Garland, (OCoLC) Spiritual Resiliency In Older Women records the narratives of spiritually resilient older German and American women. The authors suggest how persons of all ages can gain maturity and spiritual coping by participating in communities based on faith, which acknowledge the emotion of spiritual experiences and integrate faith and close human relationships.
This powerful little book by interfaith minister John Robinson goes even further than describing aging as a spiritual path.
Robinson contends that aging, itself, can be a mystical experience. 10 Best Books On Spirituality That Will Evolve Your Consciousness. Why younger women need older women for spiritual mentors.
Edition I set out to read books. While most people may think this is a lofty challenge, I was eager. where Paul commends older.
I relied on a non-probability, purposeful sample of older women for this research. More specifically, a snowball sampling technique was used to capture the richness and detail (both commonalities and disparities) regarding how the women in this study experience spirituality.
Women were sought based on a variety of settings and living arrangements. This isn’t a book you read in one sitting, but rather a text you pick up when you need some encouragement that what you do every day matters, even if no one but your three-year-old sees you. My friend Michelle compiled readable and fascinating short biographies of 50 history-making world-shaking women that were just like me and you.
Though strictly nonreligious, the book explores many of the core inquiries which religions have historically tried to address -- the problems of life and love, death and sorrow, the universe and our place in it, what it means to have an 'I' at the center of our experience, and what the meaning of existence might be." -- Brain Pickings.
In The Summer Book, she also explores the emotions and experience of adult caregivers—specifically, an elderly woman looking after her six-year-old granddaughter on a small Finnish island. Their story is told in a series of luminous vignettes that highlight the pair’s strong personalities, warm relationship, and simple pleasures.
They are for spiritual beginners, as well as people further along on their spiritual journey. Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 1. If you were to read only one spirituality book on this list, then let it be Conversations With God Book 1.
Authored by Neale Donald Walsch, this work is truly life-changing. As I collected readings for my new anthology, Breaking Free: Women of Spirit at Midlife and Beyond (Beacon Press, ), I discovered that finding pieces of writing that deal with spirituality in the mature woman was difficult.
I suspect that writing about one’s spiritual life at any age is difficult—but at least in my own experience, the. Exploring Spirituality With Older People is a research project which has aimed to develop a valid assessment tool for understanding more of the spirituality of older people living in an aged care.
People may reject traditional religion but consider themselves spiritual. In the US, > 90% of older people consider themselves religious or spiritual; about 6 to 10% are atheists and do not seek meaning through religion or a spiritual life.
Most research assesses religion, not spirituality, using measures such as attendance at religious. Introduction. The role of spirituality in the context of mental health and successful aging is not well understood. In a sample of community-dwelling older women enrolled at the San Diego site of the Women's Health Initiative study, we examined the association between spirituality and a range of variables associated with successful cognitive and emotional aging, including optimism, resilience.
Introduction: The role of spirituality in the context of mental health and successful aging is not well understood. In a sample of community-dwelling older women enrolled at the San Diego site of the Women's Health Initiative study, we examined the association between spirituality and a range of variables associated with successful cognitive and emotional aging, including optimism, resilience.
Diane Stein ( - Present) is a natural healer and teacher of women's spirituality for thirty years. She is the author of thirty-three books on healing, natural remedies, metaphysics, women's spirituality, and the Goddess.
Diane lives in Florida with her dogs/5(9). Beautifully written, both from deep research and even deeper personal experience by the authors, a former Jesuit and a Jewish woman. Best book I have ever read on this most significant passage.”, Gail Sheehy, author of Daring: My Passages “An in-depth look within by two specialists on aging, a woman and a man, aging Boomers s: spiritual issues than a chance that such training would be included in the education of physicians or other healthcare professionals (Weaver, Flannelly, & Flannelly, ).
Nurses are gradually including more spirituality into their care and acquiring more knowledge in this arena. Spirituality has various meanings to each individual. Claremont, California, United States About Blog Spirituality & Practice is a multifaith website providing resources for spiritual journeys for people of all religions and spiritual paths.
Our mission is building a worldwide community of people vitally engaged with the wisdom of the spiritual traditions and serving the world through spiritual practice. The concept of spirituality should be included in educational programs to promote an understanding of the needs of older women.
Spirituality in older adults is a universal, intrinsic, and.I've gathered a list of the Top 50 best inspirational books for women. These non-religious books offer encouragement, empowerment, joy, and self love.
Nothing can touch your soul like a powerful book. Every woman deserves some “me-time” and these books offer just that! You can get all these on Amazon at a reasonable price.Spirituality and religion are separate but related concepts. Spirituality is the broader of the two.
In contrast to spirituality or religious participation, religiosity is devoutness or excessive devotion to religion. For many older adults, spirituality and participation in a religious organization may overlap.