According to Father Tom Heron, the spiritual journey may be viewed through the prism of life experience and the meanings and virtues that involve many core elements, which are often difficult to see and discern in everyday life. Any mature spiritual adventure that tries to avoid these unavoidable challenges will be laden with trouble at some point or another. Change is challenging. Spiritual maturity takes a long time. There are no shortcuts. Today, everyone needs to find a spirituality that can live and grow in the midst of chaos and apparent absurdity. How well can you embrace uncertainty and live with risk? An Introductory Guide to Spiritual Maturity unmasks the concept of mature spirituality as the response of human freedom to the impulse of the Holy Spirit within us all and that which is all around us. For Christians, this encounter involves the person of Jesus, not as a historical figure of the past, but as the resurrected Lord in the present.