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Navigating the Interior Life: Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God


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Navigating the Interior Life provides a straight forward framework for effective spiritual direction and an understanding of how to experience growth both within and outside of a spiritual direction relationship. If you are looking to dig deeper, if you are stuck and don’t know why, if your relationship with God seems like something far less than you desire, this book will provide the necessary tools to better understand how to navigate the challenging waters on our journey toward our complete union in Christ—in this life and the next.

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With your software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

This volume is part of the Catholic Virtue and Holiness Collection (7 vols.). Take a look at the whole collection.

  • Helps in understanding the need for spiritual direction
  • Provides guidance for the pursuit of spiritual direction
  • What Is Spiritual Direction?
  • Do I Really Need Spiritual Direction?
  • How Do I Know if I Am Ready for Spiritual Direction?
  • How Do I Know if I Am Not Ready for Spiritual Direction?
  • How Do I Find and Select A Spiritual Director?
  • How Do I Set Up and Prepare for My First Meeting?
  • Spiritual Director Responsibilities
  • My Responsibilities in Spiritual Direction
  • I Can’t Find One, Now What?
  • Spiritual Progress Inside and Outside of Spiritual Direction
  • Marian Devotion and the Spiritual Life
  • Spiritual Self-Evaluation
  • Navigation on the Narrow Path
  • The Three Ways of the Spiritual Life
  • Developing a Rule of Life
A must read for all sincere God-seekers—one of the most unique and comprehensive guides to the spiritual life I’ve seen.

—Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle, EWTN host, speaker, and author of Rooted in Love: Our Calling as Catholic Women

I count myself among the many who have long needed spiritual direction, but have been unsure regarding who to receive it from or how to get started. Dan Burke’s wonderful new book is filled with practical wisdom and sound Church teaching on how to navigate and grow our interior lives. I will be referring to and recommending this gem for the rest of my life. Well done!

—Randy Hain, senior editor, Integrated Catholic Life eMagazine

Along with the helpful and concise information on creating, nurturing and sustaining effective spiritual direction relationships, the books dives even more deeply into how to live a true life of virtue. Dan Burke is a trusted guide to help you look at the roots sins that cause your separation from Christ and how to move beyond those with a Rule of Life guided by virtue that will help any spiritual seeker achieve lasting progress in his or her interior life.

—Lisa M. Hendey, author, The Handbook for Catholic Moms

  • Title: Navigating the Interior Life: Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God
  • Authors: Daniel Burke, John Bartunek
  • Publisher: Emmaus Road
  • Print Publication Date: 2012
  • Logos Release Date: 2013
  • Pages: 284
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Catholic Church › Doctrines; Spiritual direction › Christianity; Spiritual life › Catholic Church
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T22:59:37Z

Daniel Burke is the founder of Catholic Spiritual Direction, the most widely read blog on the topic of authentic Catholic spirituality. Dan is also the executive director and writer for EWTN’s National Catholic Register, a regular co-host on Register Radio, and author of Apologetics of Extraordinary Love.


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