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The blessing : giving the gift of unconditional love and acceptance

Author: John Trent; Gary Smalley
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Nelson Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No matter what your age, the approval of your parents affects how you view yourself and your ability to pass that approval on to your children, spouse and friends. The Blessing powerfully  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Trent; Gary Smalley
ISBN: 0785260846 9780785260844
OCLC Number: 54858141
Notes: Revised edition of: The blessing / Gary Smalley and John Trent. c1986.
Description: ix, 261 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: An important word to a new generation of parents --
In search of the blessing --
"Bless me--me also, O my father!" --
The blessing : yesterday and today --
A look at the five elements of the blessing --
The first element of the blessing : meaningful touch, pt. 1 --
The first element of the blessing : meaningful touch, pt. 2 --
The second element of the blessing : spoken message, pt. 1 --
The second element of the blessing : spoken message, pt. 2 --
The third element of the blessing : attaching high value, pt. 1 --
The third element of the blessing : attaching high value, pt. 2 --
The fourth element of the blessing : picturing a special future, pt. 1 --
The fourth element of the blessing : picturing a special future, pt. 2 --
The fifth element of the blessing : an active commitment, pt. 1 --
The fifth element of the blessing : an active commitment, pt. 2 --
Homes that withhold the blessing, pt. 1 --
Homes that withhold the blessing, pt. 2 --
When a child misses the blessing --
Learning to live apart from the blessing --
The one force more powerful than a curse --
When you know you will never receive a parent's blessing --
A final blessing --
An invitation to join an online community based on the blessing.
Responsibility: revised and updated by John Trent ; based on the million-selling classic by John Trent and Gary Smalley.
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