The Discernment of Spirits - Reader's Guide: An Ignatian Guide for Everyday Living

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The Discernment of Spirits - Reader's Guide: An Ignatian Guide for Everyday Living

This handy, easy-to-use workbook is chock full of probing questions, real-life stories, and practical tips on how to apply the profound spiritual insights from the Ignatian tradition of patient, prayerful self-examination. Acclaimed interpreter of Saint Ignatius, author Father Gallagher provides clear explanations of the centuries-old Jesuit method of discerning God s will in one s life and avoiding evil. A practical guide and journaling tool, it includes ample space on every page for notes, reflections, and journaling, all to help readers track their progress toward a closer, more loving union with God.

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Prologue: What Is Discernment of Spirits?
  • Rule 1. When a Person Moves Away from God
  • Rule 2. When a Person Moves toward God
  • Rule 3. Spiritual Consolation
  • Rule 4. Spiritual Desolation
  • Rule 5. Spiritual Desolation: A Time for Fidelity
  • Rule 6. Spiritual Desolation: A Time for Initiative
  • Rule 7. Spiritual Desolation: A Time for Resistance
  • Rule 8. Spiritual Desolation: A Time for Patience
  • Rule 9. Why Does God Allow Spiritual Desolation?
  • Rule 10. Spiritual Consolation: A Time to Prepare
  • Rule 11. Spiritual Consolation and Spiritual Desolation: Finding Our Balance
  • Rule 12. Standing Firm in the Beginnings
  • Rule 13. Breaking the Spiritual Silence
  • Rule 14. Strengthening the Weak Point.
Format: Paperback book
Product code: IC549855
Dimensions: 8.8" x 5.8"
Length: 104 pages
Publisher:
Crossroad Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-8245-4985-5
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Written by Timothy M Gallagher

Author

Timothy M. Gallagher, OMV, is considered to be one of the greatest interpreters of the spirituality of Ignatius of Loyola. He is a popular retreat leader, an Ignatius scholar, and a lecturer. He is the author of several books, including Begin Again, The Discernment of Spirits: The Ignatian Rule for Everyday Life, The Examen Prayer, An Ignatian Introduction to Prayer, and Meditation and Contemplation. He lives in Boston .