Saying Yes: Discovering and Responding to God's Will in Your Life

Saying Yes: Discovering and Responding to God's Will in Your Life

by Albert Haase


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Saying Yes: Discovering and Responding to God's Will in Your Life by Albert Haase

The process of discerning God’s will is one of the most important Christian practices for any contemporary disciple, and it is ongoing and ever-changing. In Saying Yes, Albert Haase, OFM, scholar of Christian spirituality and spiritual mentor to hundreds of people, emphasizes the importance of listening to your life in discerning God’s will—your ordinary life is a megaphone through which God talks to you and the world. Haase. This book offers:

  • ten attitudes for discernment
  • techniques for living a discerning and reflective lifestyle
  • ways you might be sabotaging the grace of God in your life
  • the designs of the devil, something no other book on discernment addresses
  • how to know if a person is wrestling with God
Saying Yes is a timeless, practical handbook for knowing God’s will. It’s filled with real life examples, reflection questions, and prayers for discernment from historic spiritual figures. A DVD with six 30-minute presentations (sold separately) completes the package for an excellent 6-week adult faith formation study group.
Albert Haase, OFM, offers clear, practical spiritual advice in every book. Saying Yes is concise and written without jargon or technical language; it offers real life examples and reflection questions, making the process of discernment accessible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612617619
Publisher: Paraclete Press
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 655,939
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Ordained a Franciscan priest in 1983, Albert Haase, OFM, is a popular parish mission preacher, teacher, spiritual director and radio show guest. Formerly a missionary to mainland China for over eleven years, he is the author of nine books on popular spirituality and presenter on four bestselling DVDs (by Paraclete Press). He has trained spiritual directors for ten years. Visit his web site at

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

1 God's Dream of the Kingdom 1

2 Ten Attitudes for Discernment 17

3 Listening: The Heart of Discernment 31

4 A Discerning Lifestyle 49

5 Discerning the Designs of the Devil 65

6 Wrestling with God 81

Conclusion 95

Appendix 1 Prayers for Discernment 97

Appendix 2 Other Books and Media by Albert Haase, OFM 107

Notes 109

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