How do you allow God to take control of your life and entrust that everything will be okay? This was the type of question author Anne Lamott (2006) baffled with in these next few chapters. Lamott (2006) shares her personal life story of entrusting God in her book Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith. This paper will provide a summary of chapters two thru four, combined with a personal reflection, and conclude with a few desired questions that ideally could be answered by Lamott. To begin, the second portion of the book is broken down to several mini stories within each chapter.
Appiah takes a close look at one Burton’s writing. He believes that people with different religion should perform their duty. For example, Muslin ought to make the haji and Catholics should go to Mass. He states that “living by your beliefs is important” (17). Appiah tries to persuade people that there are fundamental beliefs that we won’t agree on.
In order to conduct an efficient therapeutic occupational therapy session, the OT have to consider the manners of the culture in relation to the client. If the OT does not express a basic understanding of the client’s culture, a problem related to disrespect towards the client and client’s family ,which can negatively affect the progression of the client can be perceived. Included in the thought process of cultural considerations, the OT should be aware of the client’s religion because most individuals attitude and values are directly influenced by their religion. Some cultures shows respect by kissing the hand, bowing in the moment of welcoming, and to not look in each other 's eyes when communicating as a sign of respect ,which needs to be considered when working with a client’s family for the sessions to proceed effectively. In some cases, the client’s parents may have a set routine for eating as a family to help the cohesiveness of the family, as a solution, the OT should deeply consider to adjust the schedule to allow the client the best opportunity to succeed in the action of progressing.
Sir Gawain and the Catholic Teaching Through our parents and with the help of the church we learn how to choose, and recognize a good or bad action. The church provides us examples through the bible, God’s actions, His intention, and many other ways. However, we are also responsible in shaping or minds to understand and make wise choices. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Sir Gawain from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, does good actions to save king Arthur through object, intention, and circumstance; he is tempted to sin with the Lord’s wife later on forgetting the morals of human acts during his journey. The Morality of Human Acts (part of the CCC) states that our actions depend in what we choose, along with our intention.
Involvement of individuals planning their support: We have to make sure the service users comes first. This means they get to be involved if they think their needs to be improvements within the care home and what support they want. For example, a service user may want more activities to be able to socialise with other adults. Respect for religious beliefs: Each service user within our care must be respected with their religious beliefs. Making sure there is halal meat for Muslims, prayer rooms, allowing Christians to go church, providing religious books, wanting a female carer.
C.S. Lewis narrates a sermon called, Learning in War-time, where he articulates why people should learn during times of war. Lewis’ reasons as to why we should be educating ourselves, despite negative circumstances includes: humankind always being in a state of crisis, if mankind postpones searching for knowledge until life is secure for everyone, the search will never begin, we need to learn in order to have knowledge and skill when combatting bad philosophy, and surrendering yourself to only one cause, like the war, removes you from God. First of all, Lewis elucidates that some Christians scorn others for not devoting all their time to religious activities, and that to answer bad philosophy there must be knowledge of what constitutes as good philosophy. Notably, Lewis makes two separate points, but they connect to one another; for it’s bad philosophy if Christians believe that the only way to glorify God is by participating in religious activities.
Therefore like Campbell states, “when persuasion is the end, passion also must be engaged.” (926), the preacher or a church member has to make his or her subject feel passionate about God. The speaker will appeal to the audience in a way they understand, which is how their life will improve after they decide to believe in God, because human beings seek happiness. The speaker will then explain how God changed their lives and how it will change the audience lives. The orator also understands the fear of death, and assures the audience that they will have eternal life after death if they decide to believe in God. Therefore, the audience feels like there is hope that their life will be able
Edward Taylor felt strongly in his beliefs of Puritan values and in doing so became a minister of his faith. Before becoming a minister, he believed that he needed to prove his entrance into the religion by expressing his conviction in written form to demonstrate that he was also a “chosen one”. His writings are full of emotion and parities with the bible providing proof of God’s will and love. Taylor wants to show that God is merciful and always the controlling factor in all situations through the Puritan beliefs. The poem "Upon Wedlock and Death of Children" he talks about his love and marriage to his wife and the death of his children.
As such, this theory stipulates the importance of the client confining in the counselor before the commencement of the counselling process (Johnson, Ridley & Nelsen, 2000). Moreover, this approach utilizes the combination of a secular and religious approach to dealing with psychological issues. As such, the counselor can draw insight from scientific principles and complement the decisions made with the religious aspect. As such, there is an inclusion of the provisions stipulated in the biblical counselling theory. The utilization of religiously sensitive interventions to neutralize psychological problems as pertained in this approach are similar to Crabb’s
Choice is an important aspect of the book and movie Divergent. As Christians we believe that we are given a choice to surrender our lives to Christ and let him lead our lives, or to cling to our feigned control. We must choose whether we are going to serve ourselves or God. In Divergent, all citizens, when they are sixteen must choose which faction they are serving and giving their lives to. “Faction before blood” is the motto by which all members must live, indicating