Discernment-the capacity to recognize and respond to the presence and activity of God (both personally and in
Three Beliefs Crucial to the Right Practice of Discernment
1. A Belief in the Goodness of God
If I am going to be “wide open” to God I must believe at my core that God’s will is the best thing that could happen to me under any circumstances.
2. A Belief that Love is Our Primary Calling
Which choices allow us to follow God into love?
3. God Does Communicate with Us Through the Holy Spirit, and the Holy Spirit is Given to Help Us Know the Demands of Love in Our Situation.
Prayer for Indifference: I am indifferent to anything but God’s will.