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spirituality

(spĭr″ĭ-choo-ăl′ĭ-tē) [ME.]
An awareness of the metaphysical, the religious, or the sublime. In practice, spirituality includes participation in organized religion, contemplation, meditation, prayer, reflection, and activities fostering self-growth and connections with others and with nature.
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Practical philosophies: Interpretations of religion and spirituality by African American and European American elders.
The role of spirituality among African-American college males attending a historically Black university.
Employees spirituality in the workplace is relatively new phenomenon being explored by the researchers in the 21st century (Shellenbarger, 2000).
According to Beazley (1997) spirituality has two dimensions; definitive dimensions and correlated dimensions.
Spirituality is recognizing and celebrating that we are all inextricably connected to each other by a power greater than all of us, and that our connection to that power and to one another is ground in love and compassion.
Yet, the spiritual dimension of care tends to be neglected for many cited reasons: lack of competence in incorporating spiritual aspects of care; confusion about what spirituality really is; perceived lack of time to address such care, and so on.
Lewis' (2011) study of African American older women and their perspective of spirituality, adds to the body of literature that suggest spirituality is a constructive resource for African Americans.
Hence, spirituality has been identified as an essential part of health promotion and healing among African Americans, however, it is not integrated into health care delivery (Melhem, Zeilani, Zaggout, Aiwad, Shawagfeh, & Al-Rahem, 2016).
Answering calls from scholars in the spirituality and PsyCap domains, the authors integrate both literatures and suggest that spirituality is an individual difference variable to consider with respect to how it may impact PsyCap.
Perception of spirituality among nurses can influence how they act and communicate with patients regarding the delivery of spiritual care.
The objective of this paper is to establish a moderation effect of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Values in relationship of Workplace Spirituality and Job Satisfaction.
Mitroff and Denton (1999a), authors of A Spiritual Audit of Corporate America: Multiple Designs for Fostering Spirituality in the Workplace describe the following characteristics of spirituality: