Diversity And Diversity : What Ways Does This Idea Apply Your Work With Families And Groups?

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Diversity, in and of itself, is a God-created good that reflects the unity (oneness) and diversity (three-ness; God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit) of the Triune God.
Application to Our Work: In what ways does this idea apply to your work with families and groups?
Everyone is an individual unique in characteristics, personality, traits and so on, however, every individual is a person. Diversity is what may make us different because we all are diverse and unique as a person but this should also bring us together because we share with others, work with others, pray with others, and live life with diversity all around us. In addition, in order to live this way, we need to have faith and love one another, and treat people equally, and treat everyone with dignity and respect and this is being united as one in diversity. “The leading twentieth-century Orthodox theologians have emphasized another aspect of human identity that has tremendous importance: to be made in the image of God is to be made in the image of the Holy Trinity; like the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, human beings are persons. This means that we are free and are able to know and love others, but it also means that our belonging to the community of humankind, our relatedness to other people, is at the very root of who we are. The three divine persons are forever united with each other in mutual love, they dwell in each other” (Harrison, 1999). “The three divine persons are forever united with…

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