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This is Previous-Essay <== This-Essay ==> Following-Essay Click HERE on this line to find essays via Your-Key-Words. {Most frequent wordstarts of each essay will be put here.} ========================================================== There are three related parts to this web page: 1. About contributors to the growth of Students who contributed much to the late evolution of the presentations of essays included: an art major, a music major, two math and physics majors, a business-administra- tion major, a noted actress/magician/singer, a nursing- degree student, a sociology major and an English major; including students from, directly or indirectly: India, South-East Asia and China; and through correspondance, an influential engineer within China; following a visit by the writer to China in 1983. It was the student from India who suggested that she help the writer in the arduous task of organizing the many texts on magnetic media. She started the pattern of many students helping complete that task. Later a freshman student initiated the task of beginning the creation of the web site in its earliest form. She worked for a few years on the overall project. 2. See a7309011 for a FIRST NOTE about the long evolution. 3. The following was articulated mutually by three persons early in becoming involved in a close relationship related to the long-evolution toward this web-site of many essays; in a mutual effort to maintain healthy long-term-relation- ships therein. There was no felt need for any signing of the document that follows just below. Many people may find hints in what follows regarding how to approach the formation of healthy personal relationships --- especially when other domineering-people are making it difficult to form healthy personal relationships. ========================================================== %COVENANT AGREEMENT RELATIONSHIP 930401 We who enter into this covenant relationship agree: 1. To meet humbly in the eternal presence of the power which transcends us all. 2. To respect each other's imperfect personal and communal integrities. 3. To seek honesty and integrity through our growing imperfect relationships. 4. To cooperatively seek win-win resolutions of conflicts among ideals and values. 5. To respect each other's right to privacy and to be their own unique person. 6. That truly integrative human relationships are not achieved through control. 7. That none of us have the duty, right, or need to be in control of other persons. 8. That it is not our duty, right or privilege to fix or rescue dishonest people. 9. That evil grows through excommunication and within our alienative relationships. 10. That salvation is dynamic and cannot be achieved through any kind of conformity. 11. That balanced personal and communal integrity are essential to true salvation. 12. That conditional personal acceptance, affection, and affirmations are unhealthy. 13. That personal manipulations, coercion, and violence are disintegrative. 14. That powerful addicts' and codependents' typical behaviors do not merit respect. 15. That exclusivity often leads to rejections, alienation and evil relationships. 16. That in integrative relationships healthy boundaries reflect human limitations. 17. That honestly-taking-care-of-self comes before healthy-caring-for-others. 18. That we cannot take-care-of-others any better than we take-care-of-ourselves. 19. To work to transcend coercive and manipulative personal expectations. 20. To work cooperatively towards balanced communal and personal relationships. 21. To work to transcend dichotomous attitudes, ideals, values and relationships. 22. To honestly acknowledge our own and each other's finitude and limitations. 23. To give/accept true security as the gift of the freedom to be safely vulnerable. 24. To be as true as we can to ourselves and each other in charity and humility. 25. To honestly share our experiences, feelings, needs, insights, ideals and values. 26. To work to learn as much as possible from our errors, failures and tragedies. 27. To elicit respect for this covenant relationship to the best of our abilities. 28. That other people's respect for a covenant relationship expands possibilities. 29. That adversarial procedures are contrary to the above agreement. 30. That it is evil for other considerations to undermine balanced consideration of these. ========================================================== Be Graciously-Together in the Many-Ways-of-Shalom. (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in (On Being Yourself Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================