Divine Gifts & Powers

Recreating A Beautiful Soul Series

Workshops – Family Virtues

Family Virtues - Long

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Table of Contents

Foreword …xi

Preface …xiii

Chapter 1 Understanding Virtues …1

  • Where Do Virtues Come From? …3
  • What About God? …5
  • Making The Right Choices …6
  • Mixing Virtues, Morals, and Laws …8
  • Receiving Help …10
  • Virtue Fertilizer …12
  • Virtue Killer …14
  • Evil: Does It Exist? …15
  • Why Bad Things Happen To Good People …16
  • Changing The Self …20
  • Becoming Gender-Free …21
  • Avoiding Pride and Prejudice …21
  • Increasing Good Karma …23
  • Surviving Death …24
  • Remembering Purity …27
  • Moving Towards Perfect …28

    Chapter 2 Looking At The Big Picture …30

  • Reducing Stress In The Modern Family …30
  • Becoming Virtue-Centric …33
  • Taking An Holistic Approach …36
  • Discovering Nobility In Us …39
  • Giving and Receiving Respect …44
  • Building Self-Esteem …46
  • Reaching For Happiness …48
  • Avoiding Family Crisis …51
  • What Next? …55

    Chapter 3 Parenting, Learning, and Teaching …57

  • Developing A Unique Path …60
  • What Parenting Has To Do With Love? …63
  • A Parent By Any Other Name …65
  • Recognizing The First Teacher …66
  • Who Is The Boss? …69
  • Counseling Your Children …75
  • Honoring Your Parents …76
  • Becoming Effective Role Models …79
  • Not Glamorous …82
  • Networking …84
  • Creating A Home Growth Lab …87
  • Raising Resilient Children …89

    Chapter 4 Vision, Plans, Tools, and Strategies …92

  • Creating A Far Reaching Vision …94
  • Making Clear Plans …98
  • Winning Strategies …99
  • Discipline …100
  • Understanding Divine Intelligence …102
  • Flying With Your Spirit Of Faith …104
  • Following Your Conscience …106
  • Relying On Your Emotional Intelligence …109
  • Connecting To The Source Through Prayer and Meditation …113
  • Working With Your Intuition …119
  • Uttering Sweet Words …121
  • Following The Rules …123
  • Being moderate …126
  • Trying virtue-specific rules …126
  • Being positive …126
  • Associating rules with consequences …127
  • Being constructive and growing …127
  • Consistency has big payoff …127
  • Negotiation will give you headaches …128
  • Being flexible …129
  • Creating A Quiet Time Each Day …129
  • Managing Family Meetings …131
  • Prayers and meditation …131
  • Things that are going well …132
  • Planning for the week …132
  • Jobs and responsibilities …132
  • General issues …133
  • Personal problems …133
  • Avoiding Self-Centeredness …135
  • Soaring With Detachment …136
  • Accounting For Deeds …141
  • Having Fun Yet? …142

    Chapter 5 Random Acts of Goodness …145

  • Laughing Eyes …146
  • A Lost Cry …151
  • The Riches Of Oseola …152
  • On work …158
  • On saving money …159
  • On good living …159
  • Honesty Does Pay …159
  • Kindness From Friends and Strangers …160
  • Tram Accident …163
  • Mother Teresa: A Story Of Love and Compassion …165
  • On the greatness of the poor …168
  • On love …169
  • Lemon Butter …171
  • Heart Transplant …171

    Bibliography …175

    Index …175

 

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