Spiritual Orienting System

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1. Select one quote from each reading that enhances your understanding of culturally and spiritually sensitive care to someone within the spiritual orienting systems described in these articles.
2. Use your Week 7 reflections on your values and beliefs about intercultural spiritual care to identify one value you want to put into practice if you are in a spiritual care conversation with someone from one of the spiritual orienting systems we read about this week (please specify which orienting system you are engaging).
Elaborate this value in one sentence and then describe in 2 or 3 sentences why this value is important in a conversation with someone from this spiritual orienting system.
3. Using your SHARES assignment, highlight one aspect
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I put into the value of family when having a conversation with one of the North American Asian communities perspective, interfaith spiritual orienting system. It is important to operate in this spiritual orienting system, because it will show I respect their values of having family involved in all aspects of one of the North American Asian community’s member’s life. They value family so me as the spiritual care giver must show I value family. In the legacy of colonialism, the colonialist may not value family. They may value independence and the idea of making decisions in a vacuum. I as a spiritual care giver should avoid creating a misunderstanding, if possible by valuing family and showing it by including the family in the spiritual care process. If I provide spiritual care from a legacy of colonialism perspective I de-value family in support of the individual. This is not what I want to …show more content…
In harnessing control thoughts, will power plays a vital role in the recovery of any person. According to Hindu scriptures humans are made by their belief--what they believe, they are." (Sharma, 2013, p.35) I put into the value of emphasizing positive thinking when having a conversation with one of the Hindu perspective, interfaith spiritual orienting system. It is important to operate in this spiritual care system, because it will show I understand Hindu scriptures read humans are made by their belief and what they believe, they are. I am providing quality spiritual care when I talk about the benefits of positive thinking. I also am providing what is needed by giving examples of how to think positive and it’s benefits. Embracing positive thinking as a spiritual care giver might be difficult if I am not use to positive thinking myself. In the legacy of colonialism, the colonialist may be speak negative and think negative instead of emphasizing we are what we believe. We must believe positive about ourselves so we can experience the positive and have a positive

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