Hearing with the Heart: A Gentle Guide to Discerning God's Will for Your Lifeby Debra K. Farrington
Only through learning to hear with our hearts tuned closely to God can we discern how we should find our way through the crowded and confusing thickets of our lives. In Hearing with the Heart, popular writer and retreat leader Debra Farrington leads you through a gentle process for discovering how to invite God's presence into every aspect of your daily life. Her
Only through learning to hear with our hearts tuned closely to God can we discern how we should find our way through the crowded and confusing thickets of our lives. In Hearing with the Heart, popular writer and retreat leader Debra Farrington leads you through a gentle process for discovering how to invite God's presence into every aspect of your daily life. Her story-filled discussions of key practices such as prayer, meditation, reading and reflection, and attentiveness to your body, your studies, and your relationships with your friends and family, help you discover how to be open to discerning God's will. Filled with a wealth of exercises, guidelines, and tools, Hearing with the Heart gives you the practical help you need to bring you closer to God. As you put these suggestions into practice you will find yourself opening more and more to God's infinite possibilities for you.
What People are Saying About This
— Robert Benson, author, The Game: One Man, Nine Innings A Love Affair with Baseball and Between the Dreaming and the Coming True: The Road Home to God
"Debra K. Farrington knows that finding what to do with our lives— and making courageous and wise decisions at crucial turning points— is a primary need faced by all of us. She offers invaluable guidelines in her highly readable, Hearing with the Heart."
— Malcom Boyd, poet/writer in residence, Episcopal Cathedral Center of St. Paul, and author, Are You Running with Me, Jesus?
"The perfect handbook for anyone seeking a direction in life: practical information combined with grace-filled writing and a thorough explanation of the discernment process. Highly recommended reading for church discernment groups."
— Nora Gallagher, author, Things Seen and Unseen: A Year Lived in Faith and Practicing Resurrection: A Memoir of Discernment
"Rich with tradition and wise in counsel, this guide for the perplexed provides prayerful and practical guidance for all of us who yearn to live our lives as the persons we were made to be."
— Marcus Borg, author, Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time and The God We Never Knew
Meet the Author
Debra K. Farrington an insightful writer and popular retreat leader is publisher of Morehouse Publishing and the former manager of the Graduate Theological Union Bookstore in Berkeley, California. Farrington has written for a wide variety of publications including Spirituality and Health, Catholic Digest, The Lutheran, Publishers Weekly, U.S. Catholic, and many others.
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