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meaning of spirituality and religion to elders

Penelope Ann Parmer

meaning of spirituality and religion to elders

a qualitative study

by Penelope Ann Parmer

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Religious life,
  • Spirituality

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Penelope Ann Parmer
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 72 leaves :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14798944M

      No expendable generation: On the spirituality and strength of our vulnerable elders (iStock / Getty Images) In a pandemic where eight out of 10 deaths have been among people 65 and older, elder. Religion and spirituality are both rooted in trying to understand the meaning of life and, in some cases, how a relationship with a higher power may influence that meaning. Both practices can have an incredible impact on mental health.

    spiritual knowledge and wisdom, or spirituality, is based on oral tradition passed down orally through the teachings of Elders. Overview of health and illness For Aboriginal people health holistic and is represented by balance in all aspects of life (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual) based on the teachings of The Medicine Wheel. Spirituality has been identified as a fundamental attribute of African-American family life. The term is defined in various ways, yet generally refers to the belief in a force greater than oneself. Spirituality engages a trusting relationship with a higher power to hearten meaning.

    Spirituality Behind the quest for spirituality lies a growing need for passion and depth in our lives. That's why, David Elkins argues, psychotherapy still has a thing or two to learn from religion.   There are many different types of abuse, but one you may not be aware of is spiritual (or religious) abuse. If it’s discussed at all, most examples of spiritual abuse refer to a church elder or faith leader inflicting abuse on congregation members, often by creating a toxic culture within the church or group by shaming or controlling members using the power of their position.


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Meaning of spirituality and religion to elders by Penelope Ann Parmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study examines the meaning and the importance of spirituality in the well elderly who reside in their own home and the significant spiritual experience that they encounter through relationships, religion, and services.

Qualitative Research Methodology was incorporated in this study to help explore and interpret the research in. Religion and spirituality Religion and spirituality often play a vital role in people's lives, and this may be especially true for the elderly.

More than 90% of elderly people identify themselves as being religious/spiritual. There are numerous mental and physical benefits to being religious and/or spiritual with but a few caveats.

New Testament Elders The Greek term, presbýteros, meaning "older" is used in the New Testament. From its earliest days, the Christian churchfollowed the Jewish tradition of appointing spiritual authority in the church to older, more mature men of wisdom.

For some people, spirituality is defined by their belief in God or their practice of a particular religion. For other people, it's defined by certain kinds of deeply felt emotion, and it may or may not involve belief in a higher power, belief in a supernatural realm.

Religion: By definition, religion is a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and practices; the service and worship of God or the supernatural.

Spirituality: Spirituality, on the other hand, connotes an experience of connection to something larger than you; living everyday life in a reverent and sacred manner. There were male Elders for the men's business and female elders for women's business.

The Elders of an Aboriginal tribe played a roles concerning sacred things, for example people witnessing a ritual they shouldn't. They also have a role in helping people into aspects of religion and spirituality. Two define spirituality in a way which makes it dependent upon the individual; it is something that develops in the person or is found deep within oneself.

The other, however, defines spirituality as something which comes from God and is defined by God while religion is anything that the person desires.

your spirituality or religion. Reflect on the following questions about your religion or your spirituality to determine whether it is a constructive force in your life: ¥ Is the way that I live my life congruent with my religion or spirituality.

¥ Does my religion or spirituality assist me in better understanding the meaning of life and death. Similar to animals, plants and trees have symbolic meanings. If a certain plant or tree comes into your life on any given day, then take the time to see the symbolic meaning behind this occurrence.

It is not by coincidence that much of our plant life is green, which correlates to the Heart Chakra. If you are ever feeling down, then go outdoors and absorb all of the wonderful green “heart. Spirituality has many definitions, but at its core spirituality helps to give your life context. It's not necessarily connected to a specific belief system or even religious worship.

Instead, it arises from your connection with yourself and with others, the development of your personal value system, and your search for meaning in life. Trauma, Meaning, and Spirituality is an exemplary text for training future clinicians and for continued education for practicing psychotherapists and scholars.

Future scholarship should build on this work through in-depth explorations into trauma processes that occur over time and uniquely within the systems in which the trauma occurs. Spirituality reminds us that we are not separate, there are no borders, no races and no cultural divides.

All that is true is that we are all one and the only constant is Love. Supporting Your Spiritual Growth. We hope this guide has supported you in understanding the difference between religion and spirituality.

“Spirituality is recognizing and celebrating that we are all inextricably connected to each other by a power greater than all of us, and that our connection to that power and to one another is grounded in love and compassion.

Practicing spirituality brings a sense of perspective, meaning, and purpose to our lives.”. Being spiritual instead of religious may sound sophisticated, but the choice may ultimately come down to egotism, says Martin, the Jesuit priest, who writes about the phrase in his book.

Love () and Nash () discuss the differences between religion and spirituality. While Love suggests that religion and spirituality overlap, he does not delve further as to why or how. Nash makes the distinction by saying that spirituality is an inward expression, while religion is an outward expression of faith.

Spirituality is about meaning in life and relationships to others (including a god or gods) and can be expressed in many ways including music, art, nature, community or family. Spiritual practices include meditation and yoga, or undertaking voluntary work and contributing to the local community.

Read reviews written from a spiritual perspective about new films and DVDs. Plan viewing with lists of the Most Spiritually Literate Films since Find help in setting up a spiritual movie club.

quotes have been tagged as spiritual-wisdom: Allan Rufus: ‘Life is like a game of win you have to make a g which move to make c. Spirituality and religious activity have been a source of comfort and relief from stress for multitudes of people.

While people use many different religions and paths to find God or to express their spirituality, research has shown that those who are more religious or spiritual and use their spirituality to cope with challenges in life experience many benefits to their health and well-being.

Religion, Spirituality, and Severe Mental Disorder: From Research to Clinical Practice Sylvia Mohr; Religion and Spirituality in Coping With Acute and Chronic Illness Harold G.

Koenig; Addiction and the Search for the Sacred: Religion, Spirituality, and the Origins and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Thomas J. Johnson. Spirituality is a broad concept with room for many perspectives.

In general, it includes a sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves, and it typically involves a search for meaning in life. As such, it is a universal human experience—something that touches us all. People may describe a spiritual experience as sacred or transcendent or simply a deep sense of aliveness and.©Alzheimer’s Association Green-Field Library Spirituality and Alzheimer's Disease 1 This list is a reviewed collection of articles, books, web resources and videos prepared by the Alzheimer's Association Green-Field Library staff.

What religion and spirituality have in common is that they both can be false methods of having a relationship with God. Religion tends to substitute the heartless observance of rituals for a genuine relationship with God. Spirituality tends to substitute connection with the spirit world for a genuine relationship with God.