The Family Virtues Guide

The Family Virtues Guide
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Only available in New Zealand.

by Linda Kavelin Popov

Age: Adult
Penguin paperback, 319 pages

Covering 52 virtues, each with 4 pages of detail, this book is a must-have! Excellent for parents and children to use together, empowering both to live by their highest values. Includes multicultural quotes from the world's wisdom traditions, highlighting their common elements of spirituality.

The Family Virtues Guide contains the following five strategies to guide parents in raising morally responsible children:

  • Recognising Teachable Moments
  • Speaking the Language of the Virtues
  • Setting Clear Boundaries
  • Honouring the Spirit (whatever form that may take)
  • Offering Spiritual Companioning, to help children make good choices

There are instructions on how to hold a family meeting and how to practice 'A Virtue a Week' as a family. Each of the 52 virtues includes a quotation from one of seven world religions, and answers three questions: what is the virtue?; why practice it? and how do you practice it? Signs of Success and a daily affirmation are also given.

Used by parents, teachers, and spiritual educators in over 85 countries.

Catalogue No: FVG