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NUR1 220 Lecture Notes - Idolatry, Hinder

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NUR1 220
Sonya Laszlo

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Major Ingredients of Caring
Explicit vs. implicit knowledge
Knowing something is so vs. knowing how to do something
Directly vs. indirectly knowing something
- Knowing their needs
- Being able to respond appropriately
- Knowing their capacities, capabilities, limitations
- Knowing your own abilities and limitations
- Requires explicit, implicit, direct and indirect knowledge of
the person.
- Barrier to caring is our tendency to limit caring and knowing
to what we can verbalize.
- Explicit: you can tell what you know in words
- Implicit: you are unable to express it in words
- Direct knowledge: knowing something by experiencing it
- Indirect knowledge: knowing something without direct
Alternating Rhythms
- Make accommodations and vary methods to better do the
Rhythms of Caring:
- Learn from the past
- Alternating between a narrow and wider point of
o Tending to a situation in isolation or considering a
wider perspective and connecting with other factors
- Patience gives time allowing the other person to find
themselves at their own pace.
- Impatience = reduces time and takes away from the other
- Giving them time and space
- Listening, being present = gives them time to think and feel
- Tolerance expression of respect = allows growth of the
- To be honest with oneself
- See the other as it is and now as I would like it to be or feel it
must be.
- Be able to respond to their changing needs
- Be honest with what you see. Not what you want to see.
- Idolatry: can’t care for them because you can respond to the
- See the person as they are and see yourself honestly too. if
you are doing things wrong or right.
- Being genuine about caring. Be yourself because it takes
away from the person
- Trust the other to grow in its own time and way
- Let them make mistakes and learn from them
- Show trust by following their lead
- Hinder trust by:
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