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Aiming At Excellence: Aids to School Assemblies
Here you have a marvelous and beneﬁcial book. It adequately fulfills a real need of today's youth, the hope of tomorrow, and of their parents and teachers as Well. Today education has become a marks-oriented business, not caring for the shaping of the upcoming generation's character. All the values and virtues so well presented in this book are essential for everyone, young and old. It is worth noting that this book includes several important and lofty values that are rarely found in similar books. It certainly aims at a holistic and integral formation of the students and the shaping of a fine character in them. Important school events, important national events and important religious feasts are also given equal treatment. This is a good Way of education for peace, mutual appreciation and communal harmony. The well-known and experienced author has followed an excellent scheme. The descriptions, stories and anecdotes are
Begin the School Day Well
This book is primarily intended to enrich “School Assemblies” with moral, spiritual, social and other values through relevant stories, anecdotes or life sketches, followed by a reﬂection or instruction on each theme, a motto and thoughts and an appropriate prayer, all of which help personal growth and character formation. Apart from use at School Assemblies, the book will also be useful for teaching moral science in High School classes as well as for general reading.
Divine Mercy as a Way of Life
Divine Mercy as a Way of Life "The Message of Divine Mercy is more than a devotion. It is a Way of Life. It is about Trust, Forgiveness and Mercy. We need to integrate these concepts into every aspect of our lives to be committed and credible witnesses of The Divine Mercy. In our personal lives, we need to go the extra mile by works of mercy to become living images of mercy in our world." Rev. Francis X. McGerity, M.Ed., M. Th. Director of Evangelization John Paul II Institute of Divine Mercy.
Letter Writing Made Simple
In this book author Margaret McCarthy offers even more sample letters for hundreds of common occasions. need to apologize to a friend? want to complain about a rude salesperson? having problems expressing your feelings about a love one's illness? need to thank a co-worker for his assistance? McCarthy has provided samples which you can use as is, or modify to suit your own particular style or concerns.
Life for the World (Eucharistic Adoration for Today)
Eucharistic adoration is — a privileged time for growing in Christ — a source of healing, wholeness and fulﬁllment — a way to deepen our living of the Eucharistic Celebration in all its fullness. For those curious about Eucharistic adoration or who want to make it more meaningful, Life for the World offers a new way of Eucharistic adoration, valuable to both the beginner and the experienced. His scripturally-based method of adoration is ﬂexible and easy to use, leading to a deeper personal relationship with the Lord—a dynamic relationship that transforms our daily life and allows us to join Jesus in becoming Way, Truth and Life for the world.
Living the beatitudes Reflections and Practices for Teens
Are you stressed about the future? Relationships? Are you struggling with others expectations of you? Does it feel like life is getting more complicated? Here s a radical solution: The Beatitudes of Jesus. For over two millennia, the Beatitudes have been helping people get more out of life and achieve true freedom and happiness. Not an illusion of happiness, or a temporary euphoria that just gets you by, but a lifetime of true, lasting joy that some of the world’s most successful and accomplished people miss entirely. Inspired by Pope Francis call to all young people of the world to read the Beatitudes, this little book offers short reflections, plus simple questions and things you can do to make the Beatitudes your own. You’ll discover: What “blessed” really means, and how it can change your life. The surprising rewards of being “poor in spirit.” How being “meek” means being strong…
Marian Quotes & Prayers
This book features quotes from holy men and women of God and other spiritual sources and certain popular prayers to help you feel the tender heartedness of the Mother of God right through the calendar year which, significantly, begins with the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. The wisdom in these quotes and the spirituality inherent in the Marian prayers will inspire you to begin each morning in a Marian spirit, thereby enabling you to unite your life more closely to that of Our Lady.
New Way of Being School
This book presents some of the goals and objectives that make education and schooling a mission and a nation building project. The subject of the book is simultaneously about school leadership, about policy making for education and about shaping the individual through quality education. Tom Kunnunkal treats education as an ethical endeavour and emphasizes the responsibility of the teacher as well as learners towards the society they belong to, besides focusing on personal development. He presents alternate pathways for this journey while ensuring that all of them follow the core principle of contributing to national development. The book does not merely enlist textbook precepts to be followed by a school head; rather it represents embodied learning of a veteran leader who has for many decades traversed between the worlds of teaching, administration and policy making. The book is a personal narrative encompassing the world of knowledge and action, presenting ideas
Pilgrim’s Way of the Cross
A simple yet significantly deep meditation on the way Jesus leads us to the meaning of his Passion, Death and Resurrection! This little book will help guide you to understanding the link between the way of the Cross of Christ and the way of our lives in the world in relation to the Cross. Its contents would serve adequately as food for thought and the source of uplift of one's spirit.
Power Filled Healing Prayers
A compilation of prayers stemming from the heart of a Pauline priest! Father Michael Raj did his I Philosophy and Theology at Saint Joseph's Regional Seminary, Allahabad, UP. After his ordination in 1991, he was in charge of formation in Bangalore for a year and another year in charge of the Mobile Unit in Vijayawada, AP. As Provincial Superior of the Society of Saint Paul since 2010, he brings to this compilation the vast experience of his long pastoral ministry as Parish Priest of Saint Luke‘s and Rector of the Divine Mercy Shrine, Annanagar, Chennai.
Psalms for the Plain Man
SEEING CHRIST IN THE PSALMS AND THE PSALMS IN THE LIFE OF CHRIST At key moments in his life on earth, Jesus Christ, the very Son of God, turned to the psalms for words to express his deepest thoughts and emotions. It is not hard to imagine Jesus, his mind and heart saturated with the psalms as they were prayed aloud in the Temple, going off early in the morning to pray. They became his answering speech to his heavenly Father. In these pages you will discover how the psalms that relate closely to Jesus can also become our answering speech. We will begin by immersing ourselves in several psalms which Jesus himself refers to and fulﬁls. And then in the second half of the book, we will immerse ourselves in psalms that Jesus would have meditated on during his time on earth, focusing on the heart and mind of
Sacred Heart of the Universe
This book presents a spirituality of heart and a path to opening ourselves to the divine voice and the world that waits to hear it. It is based on a combination of extensive research and the author’s own personal devotion to the Sacred Heart—an almost lost treasure from our Catholic past. The book encourages our opening to: An upgrade of devotion to the Sacred Heart so that it is no longer about Jesus-and-I but has a social consciousness and universal outreach - A respect for the new cosmology and theology that may appeal both to Catholics and to people from other religious traditions - A rediscovery of mystical devotion as accessible to everyone and an often missing feature of spirituality. The book explores the symbolism of the heart in world religious traditions, and then traces the historical thread of Christian devotion into modern times. The bonus aspect of this book
Skits for Various Occasions
The young people of today are easily exposed to the influence of pornography, drugs, alcohol, sexual promiscuity, crime and corruption. Helping them cope up with such inﬂuences and liberate them from moral degradation are serious tasks for parents and teachers. Driven by a genuine and ardent desire to inculcate values in the young, P. V. George, with 18 years of experience behind him as a teacher, has written these skits. He is convinced that enacting such skits can foster values such as service to the poor, sincerity of purpose, love, hard Work, peace, forgiveness, devotion to God, etc. These skits can be easily enacted in schools, clubs and organizations with or without elaborate costumes, make up, lighting and props, depending on the occasion and the innovativeness of those involved. The dialogues are short and simple, so that they can be memorized without much effort and with minimal practice.
Exciting new science confirms our deepest intuitions: Good relationships nourish us and support our health, while toxic relationships can poison us. And our success and happiness on the job., in our marriages and families, even our ability to live in peace, depend crucially on the emotional radar and specific skills that Daniel Goleman defines in this groundbreaking book.
With fierce competition in most employment sectors it is not enough for today's graduate just to be well verse in his or her particular subject. it is vital that a modern student is armed with strong command and understanding of the English language. The Students' companion is intended to supply any undergraduate with a comprehensive knowledge of not only English grammar and usage but also English idioms and phrases in everyday use and English terms and words from the world of business, computing, science and the arts.
The 7 Last Words of Jesus From the Cross
The 7 Last Words of Jesus from the Cross is a treatise of reflections on the sayings attributed to Jesus during his crucifixion. His final words have particular significance and meaning as it would have with any dying person's utterances. These words are forever contemporary, containing as they do not only the art of dying but also the art of living. They embody the depth of Jesus' human experience. They are, therefore, Our Lord's words for the whole of humanity. As we encounter awful violence, suffering and death, Jesus' last statements have a strong message that gives the reader reason to accept suffering with equanimity and look at death with anticipation. The contents of this book make possible a truly deep reflection on every word of Jesus' final utterances that profoundly reveal the Father's merciful and unfailing love for each one of us.
The art of successful living
The art of successful living is a compilation of three of his most well known essay-love, friendship and self reliance. he challenges and investigates the age-old traditions and insists on the interpenetration of the ideal and the real, of the spiritual and the material.
The Descartes Dictionary
A well conceived resource for undergraduate students, particularly those writing on Descartes for the first time. Its helps to relate philosophical issues to the systematic context, and directs the reader to the appropriate range of texts. It is also valuable for the carefully chosen references to secondary literature.
The Healing power of a Father’s Blessing
The Healing Power of a FATHER'S BLESSING The Holy Spirit inspired this book to reach into the emptiness in many of our lives and fill it with Himself. This is a healing message to remind us that God, through Jesus, redeemed us from sin, failure and ugliness. God became man, making it possible for our potential to be realized and for us to be loved into wholeness. He says to us, as He said during the baptism of Jesus. "You are My child whom I love; with you I am well pleased." We are invited to say, "Yes, Lord" and let those words enter our soul, into areas that have not received or responded to that kind of love. As you pray through the Father 's Blessing, alone or with another praying it for you, accept the message from the heart of your loving Heavenly Father, whose power is greater than