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Walking Toward Eternity:
Engaging the Struggles of Your Heart

by Jeff Cavins & Emily Cavins

Walking Toward Eternity is an inspiring series designed to help participants live their faith more fully. Through daily prayerful meditation with Scripture (lectio divina), you will be drawn into an intimate and life-changing encounter with Christ.

Engaging the Struggles of Your Heart, the second series in the Walking Toward Eternity Program, is a challenging study that can open our eyes to obstacles in our Christian walk such as greed, envy, fear and shame. Through prayer, reflection, guidance, and the aid of the Holy Spirit, we begin to engage these difficulties in a positive way as we continue toward our goal of union with Christ.

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We’re so immersed in our day-to-day activities, we let the noise of the world keep us from addressing the things we need to in our lives. This study gives us the time and space to do that, and gives you to tools to know how to do it, too. Bob H.
I was blown away… it just touched my heart in a way that I wasn’t expecting.
Helen T.
The Walking to Eternity series has been a wonderful experience for me. It has opened my heart, and ignited my spiritual journey to the Lord. Mary R.
Everything about it spoke to me personally. The stories that Jeff interwove within his teaching really illuminated what he was saying. Tess A.

Putting Your Faith into Practice

This study introduces seven common struggles. You will learn how to engage your:

  • Appetites
  • Shame
  • Envy
  • Anger
  • Fear
  • Loneliness
  • Hopelessness

Applying the Faith to Your Life – How the Series Works

Home Preparation

Light home reading and preparation. Included is lectio divina and prayerful reflection on hearing God’s voice.

Small Group Discussions

Insight from the homework is shared, followed by open-ended group discussion questions, exercises, and prayer centered around the lectio divina.

DVD Presentation

Jeff Cavins’ insightful commentary on what it takes to make real changes in your life concludes each session. Poignant stories are presented to encourage and challenge us to put our faith into practice.

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Contains the four components a leader needs to begin the study: DVD Set, Journal, Leader’s Guide, Lectio Divina Bookmark Learn More.


Four-DVD Set (Eight, 50 min. sessions). Each session accompanies a lesson from the Engaging the Struggles of Your Heart Journal. A group needs one DVD Set. Learn More.


Used with the DVD series, the Journal provides Scripture readings, group questions, and space for your reflections and notes. Includes lectio divina Bookmark with the steps used throughout study. Learn More.


Eight-CD Set (Eight, 50 min. sessions). Each session accompanies a lesson from the Engaging the Struggles of Your Heart Journal. CDs are perfect for parish lending libraries and individual study. Learn More.


Describes the steps of lectio divina, an integral part of the Walking Toward Eternity: Engaging the Struggles of Your Heart study. Learn More.