Volume One: A Primer on Spiritual Discernment
This primer features a short concise treatise on each of twelve topics that provide a foundation for all that follows in Open Hearts. The entire section can be printed out to make a booklet. Or copies of each topic can be printed out separately to distribute as a basis for discussion at group gatherings. The topics addressed are fundamental to contemplative practice of all kinds.
- What is Discernment?
- Formulating a Question for Discernment
- Centering Silence
- Applying the Mind
- Detachment: Letting Go
- Engaging the Imagination
- Contemplative Sharing
- Signs of the Spirit
- Spiritual Consensus
- Taking Action!
- And Fruits Appear in the Fullness of Time
- Discernment as Withdrawal and Return
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