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Interior Freedom Wk 1 of 5 – Fr Jacques Philippe

February 25, 2014 by  
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Interior Freedom Week 1 of 5

From the back of the book:

Despite the most difficult situations that can restrain our physical movement, each person has deep inside a place of freedom that no external power can take away, because God himself is its source. A person wins inner freedom to the extent that he connects to its source–God himself–by practicing the virtues of faith, hope, and charity. These theological virtues are the center of the spiritual life. As the basis for interior growth, they become the source of the glorious freedom of the children of God.

Written in a simple and inviting style, this book seeks to liberate the heart and mind to enable it to live the true freedom to which God calls each one.

Tentative Schedule of Reading Assignments:

  • Week 1 (Feb. 25) – p. 9-35 (Ch. I – Read to end of “Desire for Change”)
  • Week 2 (Mar. 4) – p. 35-60 (Ch. I – Read to end of #3: “Accepting Suffering”)
  • Week 3 (Mar. 11) – p. 60-87 (Ch. II – Read to End of #4: “Let the Day's Own Trouble be Sufficient for the Day”)
  • Week 4 (Mar. 18) – p. 87-112 (Ch. IV – Read to the end of #1: “Law and Grace”)
  • Week 5 (Mar. 25) – p. 112-End of Book

Discussion Questions:

1. Have you read this book or this author before?

2. Any comments you'd like to make before we begin?

Reading Assignment:

Week 1 (Feb. 25) – p. 9-35 (Ch. I – Read to end of “Desire for Change”)

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Sarah Reinhard continues to delight ”and be challenged by” her vocations of Catholic wife and mother. She's online at and is the author of a number of books for families.

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