Making Decisions

img_0040Making Decisions Seeking God’s Guidance

Description: This chapter gives step-by-step instructions using Ignatius’ model to make a decision in keeping with the wisdom of the Spirit, thus making it a spiritual discernment. These clearly outlined steps have proven very fruitful in the discernment of decisions of greater consequence again and again.

Three Ways of Making a Decision

1st Way: Grace Blast (See Pure Inspiration)

2nd Way: Discernment of Spirits

3rd Way: Data Analysis

Preparing a Proposal

Reasoning Pros and Cons

Tracking “Movements”

Expanding the Data: Imagination

Expanding the Data: Body and Memory

Expanding the Data: Exterior Wisdom

Seeking Confirmation

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