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Spiritual Wayfarer Essay Examples

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An Analysis of the Shaman, a Wise Man
Witch doctors, psychics, mediums, spiritualists are but just a few of the many names associated with Shamans. Many of us have heard these names echoed since childhood, but do we really know who these people are? In the United States these people are viewed as outcast; there hasn t been a need for them in a very long time. S...
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Defining Shaman and Its Existence
Witch doctors, psychics, mediums, spiritualists are but just a few of the many names associated with Shamans. Many of us have heard these names echoed since childhood, but do we really know who these people are? In the United States these people are viewed as outcast; there hasnt been a need for them in a very long time. Sc...
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An Analysis and History of Shamanism in USA
Witch doctors, psychics, mediums, spiritualists are but just a few of the many names associated with Shamans. Many of us have heard these names echoed since childhood, but do we really know who these people are? In the United States these people are viewed as outcast; there hasn’t been a need for them in a very long time...
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An Analysis and a Summary of the Twelve Steps Towards a Better Life
Taking the Twelve Steps prepares us to have a "spiritual awakening" or a "spiritual experience" (page 569 in Alcoholics Anonymous). These phrases refer to the change in our thinking, attitudes, and outlook that occurs after taking the steps. This change frees us from active addiction. Applying the ste...
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An Understanding of Spiritual Development
Spiritual Development     To get to spiritual growth that one must follow steps to go by Love, discipline,
Responsibility problem and pain. Spiritual growth is not achieved easily. A
person must, learn to love, love him self, and to love to achieve love.
Discipline without it he has no responsibility. To achieve discipline...
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A Literary Analysis and a Comparison of La Belle Dame sans Merci and an Advancement of Learning and Roe-Deer
The spiritual correspondence between man and nature can be illustrated as being a ‘spiritual communication’ between the two, which is the affect of how they interact with each other. The use of nature in a way that is both beneficial to man and nature can be described as a harmonious spiritual correspondence. The poems...
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An Examination of the Quechan Spiritual Beliefs
Quechan Spiritual Beliefs The Quechan people understand that the spiritual world is deeply interlinked with their day-to-day lives. Spirits are usually considered ancestors (not necessarily the person’s direct ancestors but more likely the very first humans) and are generally good willed. It is rare that a spirit would se...
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Three Things I Treasure in Life
In life there will always be things that one holds very dear to their heart and which she values the most. Everyone is different and may value its principles, beliefs, or material things more than others. The three most important things to me are family, health, and my spiritual beliefs. Firstly, is to have good health; so...
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The Misconception That Image Is Everything
We live in a world where “image is everything” Every shiny cover, store, and television program proclaims the message that how you look, what you own, where you live, what you wear or what you drive, are determiners of worth. None of us want to be superficial, but honestly it is hard not to allow these externals to beco...
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Finding God in an Unexpected Place
To what extent did you engagement with the spiritual practices affect or shape your daily life? I have been reading daily devotional and taking piece out of the reading to find God in every day. I feel that I’m at a safe place when I’m at LTS, but when I’m back to the daily routine of work and family life that is a totally...
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What Is the Meaning of Life?
Science has definitions for almost anything but would you believe it if I were to tell you that we don’t have a proper definition of life. Most world religion such as Hinduism, Christianity or Islam subscribes to the ‘meaning’ of life more than it’s definition since the definition is of no value compared to the meanin...
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My Nomadic Existence
I am growing up. My perceptions on things are changing drastically and I am gaining new experiences. I tend to feel somewhat like a nomad sometimes though. I wander from class to class, from friend’s rooms to my room, and from college to home. I easily find places that I connect to, but still I am always searching for somet...
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How the Cult of Personality Helped Ramesses the Great to Maintain Power
Ramses the Great reigned from 1279-1212 BCE, employing traditional propagation techniques to contribute to the development of a cult of personality stemming from his obsession with self-promotion. The cult of personality emerged from the projected representations of the ultimate Pharaoh as being a warrior, associated with t...
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Spiritual Healing in Islamic Medicine
In contrast of other cultures or modern civilization Islamic Medicine has an aspect of spiritual healing in religion of Islam, Muslims were practice it since the Prophet Mohammed has appeared before 1435 year. The Islamic tradition which based on both the Qur’an (the holy book) and Sunnah (traditions of the prophet), also d...
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Why It Is Important to Rest
Life does't have a pause button; there is no ``do-overs'' or second
chances. People go though this life thinking they can make up the time
lost and begin focusing on mundane tasks. Work becomes priority and
would rather spend late nights at the office than with taking time to be
with family, or even taking the time to get t...
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A Biography of Kate Chopin an Author Who Wrote Some of The Best Literary Works
introduction Kate Chopin, author of "The Awakening" and other short stories such as "A Pair of Silk Stockings," "Dsire's Baby," and "The Story of an Hour," actively searched for female spiritual emancipation, which she found and expressed in her writing. Her poems, short stories, a...
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Spiritual Existance and the Role of Religion
Firmly rooted to Agnosticism, I often ponder the meaning of a "proper" spiritual existence. I ask myself how one should act, what to say, think, and most importantly how to feel. What does being a Christian mean for a particular individual? How closely does religion tie in to my personal beliefs and ethical morals...
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Love - a Chemical Reaction or a State of Spirit?
I don't think that someone might ever be loved excessively. Everyone should be loved beyond measure. Love becomes excessive when it isn't shared; every gesture towards the one who doesn't love becomes embarrassing. There's no fault in the fact that you don't love; and there's no merit in the fact that you love, as well: the...
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Observations on the Physical and Spiritual Damage Suffered by Shukhov in the (Name of Camp) Labor Camp
The camp in which Shukhov is imprisoned is designed to attack the prisoners' physically and spiritually. Living condition is horrible. Bunks do not have sheets; prisoners eat only six ounces of bread per meal; and guards force prisoners to undress for body searches at temperature less than forty degrees. They replace prison...
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Why People Join Religious Cults
With the growing number of churches being built nowadays, one might question why people stray from the traditional places of worship and come to join a religious cult. People are attracted to religious cults for the reason that they believe their needs will be met. Cults provide straightforwardly answers to difficult questi...
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Personal Spiritual Guidance
The onslaught of death and destruction from war and disease in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries fostered the need for a more personal spiritual guidance. The Roman Catholic Church, facing internal divisions and fiscal abuse, more often than not left its practitioners spiritually destitute and unfulfilled. Its remotene...
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Seven Spiritual Weapons in Catherine of Bologna's Book of the Same Name
When people give their lives to Christ Jesus their hearts are changed and their soul becomes alive with the Holy Spirit. Once a life is saved, is life relaxed and easy for it is saved from the pit of hell? Of course not, Christians are faced with temptations from Satan and his demons. Temptations are brought upon us for us...
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An Introduction to African American Music
African American Music African American Music By 1945, nearly everyone in the African American community had heard gospel music (2). At this time, gospel music was a sacred folk music with origins in field hollers, work songs, slave songs, Baptist lining hymns, and Negro spirituals. These songs that influenced gospel m...
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An Analysis of the Spiritual Perfection in Chinese Civilization
From the earliest awakenings of Chinese civilization, the Chinese have sought out what they believe to be spiritual perfection. This numinous sense of flawlessness existed within the people themselves, in nature, and between the two as well. Art has always been a common means for the Chinese to achieve such inner tranquilit...
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A Comparison of the Religion Christianity and Football
Any mans finest hour- his greatest fulfillment to all he holds dear- is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle, victorious.(Vince Lobardi.) This saying rings true for every man, woman, race, culture, and religion. In some way, life always has been and always wi...
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