In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.
"Discernment. This word invokes much thought. Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines discernment as “the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what is obscure” or “an act of discerning.” Turning then to discerning, the dictionary defines this word as “showing insight and understanding.” What does discernment mean, then, in relation to one’s life? Looking at discernment within the context of Christian spirituality, one can better grasp the concept of discernment in relation to one’s life."
"Hearing Impaired?... Discerning God's Will,"
Verbum: Vol. 5
, Article 13.
Available at: http://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/verbum/vol5/iss2/13