We all make decisions constantly—some with careful reflection, some without much thought. But what if we understood these decisions, minor as well as major, as a matter of faithful Christian living?
In this helpful and encouraging book, Elizabeth Liebert introduces the practice of discernment and guides readers through the process of faithful decision making. Following the way of discernment means becoming increasingly able to notice where God is at work in the world and in one’s own life—and increasingly generous with one’s own life in response. After briefly exploring the Christian tradition of discernment, Liebert then turns to practical steps and exercises that will help readers as they seek God’s call in the midst of their decisions, allowing readers to internalize some of these practices and incorporate them into their decision making.
Elizabeth Liebert is Professor of Spiritual Life at San Francisco Theological Seminary and the author of many books on spirituality.