This illuminating resource by acclaimed and bestselling author Fr. Timothy M. Gallagher applies the guidance of Ignatius’s second set of rules for discernment to real-life situations to help readers hear and heed the call of the Spirit.
What does God want for our lives? How can we be sure that God is leading us in a particular direction? Is the joy that we experience a sign of God’s guidance?
In Spiritual Consolation, Fr. Timothy Gallagher, the popular author of The Examen Prayerand The Discernment of Spirits, explores the teachings of Ignatius of Loyola as they pertain to these crucial questions. By relating Ignatius’s second set of rules for discernment to the personal experiences of different individuals, Fr. Gallagher shows all of us, especially those with busy lives, how to listen to and follow God’s leading.
This book is both the completion of Gallagher’s texts on Ignatian teachings and a provocative work in its own right.