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    Hutchison (2015), “religion is symbolic patterns that consists of values, beliefs, behaviors and experiences” (p. 184). I personal conceptualize spirituality as a vital role in my life that helps me during a time of sickness, forgiveness, and needed guidance. Spirituality helps guide me throughout life during the difficult times I have encountered. Spirituality impacts my life in positive ways that influence and regulate my behavior and health. Health is very important to me; I believe the spirit can

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    Christian faith is doubtless, this does not ensure the clarity with which it can be explained. Nevertheless, prayer can be expressed as both a highly unique individual experience, and a collective community expression; prayer is central to the Spirituality & Discipleship module. Prayer does not merely resonate within the module, but is a theme that runs through the centre of each tradition. Prayer is ubiquitous throughout all spiritual traditions and the evidence for this is lucid within the module

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    The Material Nature of Spirituality

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    The Material Nature of Spirituality It was observed from the 'time to think' experiments done in Biology 103 lab, that thinking is material. Thinking was associated with material changes and activities in the brain and the connected nervous system. This promulgates the brain=behavior notion. According to this notion, all aspects of human behavior and experiences are functions of a material structure, the brain. Who one is, is determined by his or her brain. Nevertheless, many people continue

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    It was a long and hard road to find my spirituality. Long ago I was an atheist, but after many months, even years of searching and thinking I began to find my own sense of religion. The steps cannot be done in one night. Not even in one week. They need constant revision and repetition. Sooner or later you will find your own spirituality. I began with analyzing many different religions. The internet makes this task a lot less tedious. With so much information readily available to me on whatever

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    The Dreaming in Aboriginal Spirituality The Dreaming is the core of traditional Aboriginal religious beliefs. The term itself translates as various words in different languages of the Aboriginal people. Groups each have their own words for this concept: for example the Ngarinyin people of north-Western Australia use the word Ungud, the Arrernte people of central Australia refer to it as Aldjerinya and the Adnyamathanha use the word Nguthuna. Its meaning is paramount to traditional Aboriginal

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    How Spirituality helps in Resilience The first thing one must discuss in spirituality and resilience is that spirituality is different from being religious. Religion is general traditional and organized while spirituality is how a person essential relates to their higher power. There is much debate on which will help you have more resilience and how you cope with different trauma or stressors. While still others feel that religion and spiritual resilience go hand in hand. Different people use spirituality

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    Spirituality is a broad concept, often met with skepticism, but for those who believe in spirituality, it is something real and can have positive effects. Spirituality is difficult to operationalize because it is defined and understood in multiple ways. Participants in studies have described spirituality from experiencing a connection with God or a higher power, to believing something exists that is beyond oneself, to being a search for inner peace and supporting core values to become an ideal human

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    Nursing can take on a robotic likeness when providing care to patients. Nurses have a particular skill set to use in their scope of practice. Spirituality is not taught, but rather a personal insight on a belief system that is sacred to them. For every person, spirituality means something different to them. Florence Nightingale transformed nursing into what it is today by taking moral values into consideration to encompass nursing into a holistic practice, not just a robotic movements of patient

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    Spirituality in Shakespeare's Hamlet

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    Can anyone possibly deny the spirituality within the Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet? Yes, some literary critics do. But most critics agree with the contention of this paper – that there is considerable spirituality present in the play. In his essay “Hamlet: His Own Falstaff,” Harold Goddard sees that Hamlet was made for “religion” and several other purposes: He [Hamlet] was made, that is, for religion and philosophy, for love and art, for liberty to “grow unto himself” – five forces that are

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    Spirituality is about seeking a meaningful connection with something bigger than oneself, which can result in positive emotions, such as peace, contentment, gratitude, and acceptance. Still others seek meaning through their connections to nature or art. One's being can have two major social influences: societal and relational. These multifaceted societal parts include: class, race, gender, sexuality, physical and psychological ability, religion/spirituality, age. Like one's sense of purpose, his/her

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