4 Spiritual Practices
While there are a variety of practices that can protect and nurture our spiritual health and well-being, finding the ones that will sustain us throughout our journey is imperative. These 4 simple, everyday practices can help you get started in your journey towards thriving. (Hover each practice to learn more.)
Readings on Spirituality
Easter is time of great hope and joy as we celebrate the miraculous. It is a time to reflect on the triumph of God’s love, light, and life in the world, and on the power of forgiveness. The story of Easter brings meaning to suffering and provides hope even in the most turbulent times. The…+ Read More
Dr. Cynthia Eriksson reflects on rituals and to help us connect to the transcendent – something beyond ourselves.+ Read More
Dr. Pamela King discusses how tapping into our faith and contributing to a flourishing world can help us thrive through difficulty.+ Read More
Fuller alumna, Esther Tan shares her COVID-19 experience and how anchoring rituals, such as prayer, have helped her find resilience.+ Read More
Dr. Stephanie Trudeau continues her discussion on loss, and how meaning-making and beliefs can guide us toward healing.+ Read More
Learn 3 ways caring adults can stimulate spiritual experiences and growth in teens.+ Read More
What Research Says
Ideology (Beliefs, Values, Morals)
These are the beliefs, values, and morals made available through religious and spiritual traditions. These inform what is right or wrong and what’s of most importance. It allows us to find meaning, to make sense of challenges, and to forge an identity and purpose.
The Telos Project
Dr. King uses teleology to further understand the ends and means of human development and thriving.
Measuring Spirituality Among Adolescents
Dr. King tests the psychological viability of the MDAS scale among diverse youth.
Spiritual Exemplars II Project
A continuation study, Dr. King follows up on the spiritual journeys of elected youth exemplars.
Study of Spirituality in America
Our team uses cutting-edge structural model analysis to understand diverse spirituality in the U.S.
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