author/St Francis de Sales

If your life seems to make no sense, or if you don't know which path to take, St. Francis de Sales will console and inform you. In this warm little book, he explains to you what God's will is and how He reveals it yes, even to you, and even in the seemingly random events of your life.

No matter what you're going through now (or may have gone through), you'll see why you should love and trust in God's will and long for its fulfillment. Best of all, you'll learn a sure method for discovering God's will in any situation today!

As you begin to discern God's loving hand even in seemingly chaotic events, St. Francis de Sales will lead your mind and your heart to the still waters of God's gentle consolation.

From St. Francis de Sales you'll learn:

Four signs that your heart conforms to God's will does yours

How to accept God's will even when it seems terrifying and painful

Sacred inspirations: not just for the prophets. The many ways God may be knocking on your door -- now!

Changing your life's direction: how to spot and avoid all-too-common dangers

The simple rule of charity: how it can help you make vital decisions

Are you as mature in the virtues as God wills you to be?

How to distinguish zeal for God's will from selfish arrogance

Three ways you can recognize a thought or sentiment that comes from God

The key ingredient that makes all your actions pleasing to God: can you name it?

Making decisions: practical advice to help you distinguish between times when you should move slowly and carefully, and when you should act quickly, without undue time for deliberation.

St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), bishop, Doctor of the Church, and patron of writers, was ordained a priest in 1593. He reconverted the inhabitants of Chablais from Calvinism. He was elected bishop of Geneva in 1602. With Jane Frances Fremyot, Baroness de Chantal, St. Francis founded the Visitation of Holy Mary in Annecy in Savoy. He died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Lyons, France, on December 28, 1622. St. Francis de Sales was canonized in 1665.

Binding: Paperback  147pp.
Pub Date: August 11, 2005
ISBN: 0918477832    EAN: 9780918477835