Making Decisions

The following essays describe some practical applications of the principles of discernment to making good decisions.

  • Discernment in Decision-Making - It would be counter-productive to ask God to show us the better option and then to treat it as merely advice.
  • The Right Time - Good discernment does not necessarily take much time, but it cannot be forced.
  • We Discern but They Decide - When we use a process of discernment, we can make decisions that are within our capacity to implement.
  • When Peace is a Sign - "Are you at peace with your decision?"
  • Whose Decision Is It? - The more reflective we are about the influences upon us, the less we can be manipulated by others and by our own appetites.
  • Certainty in Decision-Making - Extraordinary things happen to ordinary people.