OverviewFor everyone ready to make the shift from "What do I want for my life?" to "what does God want for my life?" In 10 lectures, filmed in the beautiful St. Clement's Shrine in Boston, Father Timothy Gallagher, presents a video guide for spiritual directors based on his bestselling title Discerning the Will of God. Using texts from St. Ignatius's Spiritual Exercises and real-life situations, Father Gallagher offers the spiritual director instruction on how to guide persons through the process of discernment, how to help them discern the movements of their hearts, and how to walk with them toward clarity regarding God's will. The insights offered throughout the series can be adapted to a wide range of decisions that persons may face in life. This DVD is also accompanied by a study guide, making it an ideal resource for all who want to discover where God is leading them, as well as for spiritual directors, retreat directors, and counselors.
Reviews"Father Gallagher has emerged as one of the foremost commentators on Ignatian spirituality in the United States." —Harvey D. Egan, SJ, professor, Boston College
"What I most admire is what lies behind Gallagher's book—an extraordinary patience in gathering so many opposite examples . . . in part from his own experience . . . and in part from his reading." —Reverend Brian O'Leary, SJ, spiritual director and professor, Milltown Institute of Theology & Philosophy
"Fr. Tim Gallagher has quickly become one of the leading commentators on Ignatian discernment." —George Aschenbrenner, SJ
Author BiographyTimothy M. Gallagher, OMV, is considered to be one of the greatest interpreters of the spirituality of Ignatius of Loyola. He is a popular retreat leader, an Ignatius scholar, and a lecturer. He is the author of several books, including Begin Again, The Discernment of Spirits: The Ignatian Rule for Everyday Life, The Examen Prayer, An Ignatian Introduction to Prayer, and Meditation and Contemplation. He lives in Boston.