This book is about discernment, how to look for clues in our innermost experience in order to guide behaviour. Christians believe that a careful reading of our deepest emotions can reveal what God is inviting us to do. The language that God speaks today is that of human experience.
The book opens with a general overview of the practice of discernment. It explains how discernment can be practiced in daily life, and can help in making choices, Then ten different emotionally-charged situations are explored. Finally, the book addresses the question of whether or not discernment is reserved for Christians, and also briefly discusses discernment in a community setting. The book concludes with a reflection on discernment as a way of life.