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    Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions, Gerald G. May. Explores the psychology and physiology of addiction from the perspective of contemplative spirituality, describing the relationship between addiction and spiritual awareness.

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      Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions, Gerald G. May. Explores the psychology and physiology of addiction from the perspective of contemplative spirituality, describing the relationship between addiction and spiritual awareness.

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      Addiction & Grace [Gerald May]

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    Integral Spirituality: A Startling New Role for Religion in the Modern and Postmodern World, Ken Wilber. A theory of spirituality that honors the truths of modernity—including the revolutions in science—while incorporating the essential insights of the great religions. Shows how spirituality today combines enlightenment of the East, which cultivates higher states of consciousness, with the enlightenment of the West, which offers psychology - key components to a more integral spirituality.

    The Active Life: A Spirituality of Work, Creativity, and Caring, Parker Palmer. A deep and graceful exploration of a spirituality for the busy, frenetic lives many of us lead. Telling evocative stories from a variety of religious traditions, shows that the spiritual life does not mean abandoning the world but engaging it more deeply through life-giving action. Celebrates the problems and potentials of the active life, revealing how much they have to teach us about ourselves, the world, and God.

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    A Brief History of Spirituality by Philip Sheldrake. Charts the main figures, ideas, images and historical periods, showing how and why spirituality has changed and developed over the centuries.

    Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: Unleash a Revolution in Your Life In Christ by Peter Scazzero,

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    Making Health Care Whole: Integrating Spirituality into Patient Care, Christina Puchalski. Provides much-needed definitions and charts a common language for addressing spiritual care across the disciplines of medicine, nursing, social work, chaplaincy, psychology, and other groups. Presents models of spiritual care that are broad and inclusive, and provides tools for screening, assessment, care planning, and interventions. Advocates a team approach to spiritual care.

    Essential Spirituality: The 7 Central Practices to Awaken Heart and Mind by Roger Walsh. Shows how you can integrate these seven principles into one truly rewarding way of life in which kindness, love, joy, peace, vision, wisdom, and generosity become an ever-growing part of everything you do.

    No Act of Love is Ever Wasted: The Spirituality of Caring for Persons with Dementia by Richard L. Morgan. offering practical ways to help, this book serves as a reminder that every act of love brings positive transformation to the recipient, to the giver, and to the world.

    The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the Search for Meaning by Ernest Kurtz. I Am Not Perfect is a simple statement of profound truth, the first step toward understanding the human condition, for to deny your essential imperfection is to deny yourself and your own humanity. The spirituality of imperfection, steeped in the rich traditions of the Hebrew prophets and Greek thinkers, Buddhist sages and Christian disciples, is a message as timeless as it is timely.

    Technology Addiction and Teens

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    I know far too many people whose lives and marriages have been ruined-- or nearly ruined-- by the effects of this vicious plague taking over today's society. This is a great visual explanation! Disconnected: Technology Addiction & The Search for Authenticity in Virtual Life eBook: Nicole Radziwill: Kindle Store

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    A book good for exploring spirituality with children from the "oneness" aspect.

    On Being, from American Public Media: The Spirituality of Parenting

    Beginner's Grace: Bringing Prayer to Life, Kate Braestrup. A welcoming modern guide to the simplest, most effective way to satisfy a universal spiritual hunger, Beginner’s Grace is for the religious and nonreligious and even irreligious in its generous, good-humored approach to spirituality. With its insight and warmth, Beginner’s Grace is sure to become a spiritual touchstone for people of all faiths.