Readiness for Enhanced Spiritual Well-Being: A person who experiences affirmation of life in a relationship with a higher power (as defined by the person), self, community, and environment that nurtures and celebrates wholeness
DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS (CARSON, 1999)
Inner strength that nurtures
Sense of awareness
Intangible motivation and commitment directed toward ultimate values of love, meaning, hope, beauty, and truth
Trust relations with or in the transcendent that provide bases for meaning and hope in life’s experiences and love in one’s relationships
Has meaning and purpose to existence
Because this is a diagnosis of positive functioning, the use of related factors is not warranted.
Focus Assessment Criteria
A trust relationship with or in the transcendent that provides bases for meaning and hope in life’s experiences
Meaning and purpose to existence
An inner strength that nurtures
An inner peace
The person will express enhanced spiritual harmony and wholeness.
Support the Person’s Spiritual Practices