Caring for the Family Soul

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1996 - Social Science - 277 pages
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"Whether you're part of a traditional nuclear family, the head of a single-parent household, or a gay parent trying to raise a family in an often intolerant world, Caring for the Family Soul will show you how to nurture your family while dealing with its ever-changing role. It shows how parents can encourage love and intimacy, communicate openly and honestly with their children, and create meaningful family traditions. Most important, it demonstrates how the family can attain a common spiritual wellness that encourages independence among family members while establishing important bonds that will be passed from generation to generation."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Contents

Families in Transition
45
Farming the Family Soul
79
The Soul of the Familys Community
104
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Amy E. Dean began her career as a best-selling author and nationally known speaker by writing books on self-help and motivational topics. Her first book, Night Light: A Book of Nighttime Meditations, sold over half a million copies since it was first published in 1986; this bestseller made her a sought-after lecturer and workshop leader on a national level at health care organizations, colleges and universities, government-sponsored programs, businesses, radio talk show, and public television.Since then, with sixteen books to her credit, Amy has continued to research and explore issues that are relevant to everyday life. Her spiritual, self-help, and inspirational nonfiction goes right to the heart and soul of her readers, offering inspirational ways to approach life with greater interest, understanding, and commitment to self-growth. More recently, Amy's nature-themed works inspire her readers to seek connections with the natural world in ways that raise awareness about the environment and, as well, urge a deeper consciousness about the valuable and vital connections that need to be made between nature and mankind.Amy graduated in 1975 from Skidmore College with a B.A. in English. Thereafter, she honed her writing skills in publishing, advertising, and marketing and fostered speaking, motivating, and educating on the junior high school, college, and adult education levels.

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