Spiritual kids are:
  • Messengers of love to the world
  • Compassionate beings who feel the pain of others
  • Intimate with “truth”
  • Wise beyond their ages and experiences
  • Healers mending the wounds of loss, judgment, abuse, hate, indifference, disease, and violence
  • Determined to unite all in love and peace
  • Sensitive individuals with open hearts and minds
  • Seeking to find one another
  • Hungering for a sense of belonging with all people
  • Graced by the loving presence of spiritual companions, such as angels and others
  • Refreshingly honest in their perspective on death
  • Blessed with God-given gifts of intuition and ability to see beyond the ordinary
  • Astounding teachers with healing messages
  • In need of the support of spiritual partners (as defined in Dr. Painton’s book).
When offered support, spiritual children develop:
  • Personal strength, gentleness, compassion
  • Love of self and others
  • Receptivity to being loved
  • Giftedness, openness, joy, and peace
  • Acceptance of self and others
  • Wholeness, balance, and honesty
  • Truthfulness
  • Awareness of their power against darkness
  • Ability to be agents of change
  • Free expression of self
  • Creativity
  • Powerful peacemaking
  • Teaching abilities
  • Healing gifts
  • Connection with others
When ignored, spiritual children are:
  • Lonely
  • Disconnected
  • Anxious
  • Hurt
  • Uncomfortable with self
  • Withdrawn
  • Depressed
  • Oppressed
  • Bored
  • Unaware
  • Ultimately self-destructive