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    Mary, The Mother Of God

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    (Jirousek, Charlotte). Over the span of many centuries, the Church was the number one supporter of artists. In today’s society, like those of the past, a fundamental purpose of art revolves around religion (Jirousek, Charlotte). Mary, the Mother of God, plays an extremely important role in the teachings of Christianity. Marian art represents a shorter title for pieces of work that depict the Virgin Mary. Art equips us with a beautiful opportunity to express our emotions and passions; such…

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    saint’s courage gave them the ability to die for their faith. Saints such as Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Maximilian Kolbe, and Blessed Teresa of Calcutta are great examples of people who showed courage. Saint Francis of Assisi had a great trust in God. Saint Francis was born into a rich family. When francis was 20 he joined the army and fought in the war. This task obviously took courage. After the war Saint Francis of Assisi gave away all of his money and gave it to the poor, even though…

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    Mary’s Earthly Apparitions Besides the four Marian Dogmas of the Catholic Church, Mary has inspired the lives of millions of people across the world. Mary is the Church’s leading intercessor for prayer, and she considered to be the patroness of humanity. Something truly miraculous that Catholic’s believe in regarding Mary is Marian apparitions. A Marian apparition is a supernatural appearance of the Blessed Mother Mary here on earth. The three most famous accounts of Marian apparitions occurred…

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    Preface The following paper will be about my personality. This paper will provide a getting to know me portion which will explain myself, how people perceive me and how I perceive myself. The following pages will be a reflection of the personality assessments I took. The next pages will be a perspective in question and answer format about the type of perspectives. Lastly, I will conclude with a reflection about what I took away from this project. Getting to know me I hate it when I…

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    In this next section the subcategories of the self that were found in children are the children’s perception of their social competence and their self worth. Birndorf et al. (2005) found in their research boys had higher self worth than girls. Wigfield & Eccles (1994) found boys self worth and perception of athletic competence rated higher than girls. Fredriksen et al. (2004) evidence found that children from high economic status had higher self worth than children from low socio economic…

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    “Doing Nothing is Something” by Anna Quindlen talks about how when people are doing nothing they are actually said to be doing their best work. First off, nobody ever has time where they have absolutely nothing to do. Everybody always has things to do they just might not want to do them. So, they ignore them until they either decide to do it themselves or they have no choice. If kids had more time to do nothing it would be really helpful because no kid can just sit and do nothing. Eventually…

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    Honoring the Self: Self-Esteem and Personal Tranformation by Nathaniel Branden is exactly what a person would assume it to be: learning how to honor one’s self. It goes into great detail about self esteem; Branden describes self esteem to be the most important concept for a fulfilling life. There are three parts to the book: The Dynamics of Self-Esteem, The Struggle for Individuation, and Egoism. The first part is broken up into seven sections, with Branden going into detail about how self…

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    concept of God; but its good to try and see God from other peoples points of view, to have an open mind about the understanding of God. Author, Judith Plaskow argues in her story, "Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective" about the images and numerous metaphors of God. "If identifying God with a particular set of metaphors both limits God and supports a community in which some people have more values than others..." Page 337.She states that most people limit God with the…

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    Self-Worth Self-respect, self-confidence, self-regard, and self-love are all synonyms to self-worth. They all have to do with how a person distinguishes himself from others through introspection. How a person imagines their self-worth determines how they interact with others in society, how they hold them self and how they choose to see the world. This idea of self-worth is brought up in both James Baldwin “A Talk to Teachers” and Fredrick Douglas “Learning to Read and Write”. James Baldwin in…

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    Self Reflective Approach

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    This essay will be in two parts, it will examine the self through case studies of theoretical and reflective approaches. The first part will research the self influence on counsellor efficacy, client awareness and psychotherapeutic benefit. The self will be examined on its influence of counsellor effectiveness, client responsiveness and psychotherapeutic benefit. The self is defined by Cooley (1983); as a natural part of a human being. Wood & Wood (1999) define the self as human thoughts…

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