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Seeking Christ Through Friendship

Seeking Christ Through Friendship

Jan Alkire. Paulist Press, 2019

Many people want to experience fullness of life and draw closer to God but aren’t sure how to do so. They belong to a faith community and want to share their journey with others, but with whom? Few have access to a spiritual director or mentor, and as a result, they feel alone. They may want to help people, but they don’t know how to listen to and support others. This book was written for such people.

Using personal stories and scripture passages to illustrate major points, as well as practical reflection questions at the end of each chapter, “Seeking Christ Through Friendship” will enable readers to look at their own lives and deepen their personal relationships with others—and with God.

Below are brief samples of material covered in Seeking Christ Through Friendship.

Listening: A Divine Activity – Chapter 5
Affirmation: A Way of Life - Chapter 6
Sharing with a Spiritual Companion – Chapter 9
Reflection on Experiences of God – Chapter 11
Introduction to Discernment - Chapter 12
Introduction to Discernment - Chapter 12