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Author Miller, Daun E.

Title Children of the kingdom : a Baha'i approach to spiritual parenting / by Daun E. Miller.

Publication Info. Wilmette, Ill. : Baha'i Pub., 2010.


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 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  297.9 MIL    AVAILABLE
Description xi, 249 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-249).
Contents The Baha'i writings : a doorway to knowledge -- The individual as a spiritual being -- Marriage and family : a sacred bond of love -- Pregnancy : the soul and the beginning of spiritual education -- Infants : God's precious gift -- The duty of parents -- The mother's role -- The father's role -- Little children : gems of inestimable value -- Prayer -- Reverence -- Children's behavior at Baha'i gatherings -- Courtesy-manners, politeness, and love -- 'Abdu'l-baha as our example -- The importance of virtues -- Kindness -- Cleanliness -- Thankfulness -- Discipline and obedience -- Patience and support -- Shoghi Effendi as a child -- The value of love and affection -- School-age children : roses of one garden -- The role of parents -- The arts and sciences -- Work as worship -- The knowledge of God -- The love of God -- Teaching the love of God : stories of 'Abdu'l-Baha -- The importance of prayer -- Study, memorization, and recitation -- Eloquent speech -- Divine virtues -- Character -- Excellence and refinement -- Love and compassion -- Developing a Baha'i identity -- Feasts and Holy Days -- Children's classes -- Summer and winter schools -- Children's duty toward their parents -- The value of love, listening, and laughter -- Junior youth : fruitful trees -- Prayer and meditation -- The importance of deepening -- Service to humanity -- The value of friends, mentors, and the arts -- Moderation and detachment -- Tests and difficulties -- Nobility -- The value of love, communication, and cooperation -- Youth : start of the heaven of understanding -- Obligatory prayer and fasting -- Study of the Sacred Word -- The importance of reason and independent thought -- School and careers -- Baha'i youth retreats and conferences -- The year of service -- Teaching -- Distinction -- Looking toward marriage -- The value of love, respect, and trust.
Subject Bahai education of children.
Parenting -- Religious aspects -- Bahai Faith.
ISBN 9781931847759 paperback alkaline paper
1931847754 paperback alkaline paper

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