The most interesting point is how the bible can be the book to provide help for all of life’s problems, concerns, and how it can be used as a life manual to guide the client in the ways he or she needs to go, or solutions to life’s problems. Scriptures can provide help, hope, guidance, and love to a client that may be in need of any of these (McMinn,
Lastly, as a key component in the cultural assessment is religion and spirituality. For some patients, spirituality is vital to the healing process. Rituals, spiritual objects, and treatment alternatives may have a high impact on the patient’s view of
It represents the spiritual aspect of one’s life. As an individual of the Christian faith, spirituality is at the center of my life. Spirituality revolves around one’s deeper thoughts and beliefs. These beliefs have aided me in developing better relationships with others which are rooted in our spirituality. Likewise, the cross also represents my spirituality and faith.
Religion, many a time, can lend a sense of meaning to life through its core values and teachings and thus contribute to resilience. Sure enough, the positive changes resulting from trauma, as reported in the PTG literature, include ‘a deeper and often spiritual sense of meaning in life,’ empathy and closeness to others and acknowledgement of the ‘fragility of life.’ (Baumgardner & Crothers, 2009) All of these factors exist in the common teachings and philosophical discussions of religions. When people suffer from trauma, they grow and find meaning through the process of Meaning-making, described as “reappraisal and revision of the interpretation and significance of an event.” (Baumeister & Vohs, 2002) The two ways of meaning-making are (Nolen-Hoeksema & Davis, 2002): one, sense-making, which refers to comprehending the event in terms
Finally, video one really enlighten us on the importance of spirituality for nurses. The narrator talks about patients’ needs of spirituality during health crisis. Many studies have shown that spiritual well-being makes an impact on how patients respond to illness. Nurses are primary care givers, thus responsible of patients’ spiritual needs and
Religion was the center of Puritan life. The Puritans wanted to live lives of moral purity. The lives of the Puritans were defined by religious principles. Their religious beliefs were what defined their individuality. These beliefs affected the life of a Puritan in many ways including in education, jobs, life at home and life at church.
There must be the care for others, and the hope My participation in the community of has enriched the lives of others through the sharing of my faith with the community, and demonstrating the present of the Lord that is in my life. Being a part of the community of faith is a valuable part of my life. The small group setting allows for a more personal chance to grow with others and share with them so that can grow as
9 What is Spiritual Well-Being? 10 What is Spiritual Distress? 10 Knowing Yourself and Spirituality 10 Patient, Family, and Medical Staff Spiritual Care Services 11 Identifying Spiritual/ Emotional Needs of Patients and Families 12 A Need for Spirituality / Religion 13 A Need for Companionship 13 A Need for Involvement
Although it is taught in christianity that god will hear you when you pray to him no matter where you are, some individuals may feel a strengthened connection to God when they choose to pray or reflect on their own lives inside a church as opposed to somewhere else such as a workplace or home environment. Relevance of the sacred space to the community A sacred space can play an integral role in community direction and development. A sacred space allows a community to come together to express their need of spiritual nourishment. The sacred space of the church can help an individual connect to a place of belonging, and this bolonging is what creates a community. When all these people feel the the same connection and sense of belonging to this church they gain direction, in relevance to not only their own lives, but direction towards God and how to live as God wants them to.
And there was significant association between spiritual well-being and satisfaction with life (Jafari et al., 2010). Putting all together, spiritual well-being and psychological well-being are significantly correlated (Coleman & Holzemer, 1999; Ellison & Fan,