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    Exploring the Examen Step-by-Step: Review the Day

    Editor’s note: We continue our series exploring each of the steps of the Examen. We’re using the Examen version from Jim Manney’s book, A Simple, Life-Changing...
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    Praying with 3-D Glasses

    Have you ever prayed in 3-D? I have. If you’ve ever prayed the Examen, you’ve prayed in 3-D too. I took my great-granddaughters to see...
    sunrise over water - text: Exploring the Examen Step-by-Step: Give Thanks

    Exploring the Examen Step-by-Step: Give Thanks

    Editor’s note: We continue our series exploring each of the steps of the Examen. We’re using the Examen version from Jim Manney’s book, A...
    sunrise over water - text: Exploring the Examen Step-by-Step: Ask God for Light

    Exploring the Examen Step-by-Step: Ask God for Light

    Editor’s note: Today we begin a series exploring each of the steps of the Examen. We’re using the Examen version from Jim Manney’s book,...
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    An Examen of Quiet

    Give thanks. Thank the Lord for all that you see and hear. And then thank the Lord for moments of quiet, brief though many may...
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    Good Habits and the Examen

    Praying the Examen is a good habit to establish. Every day, you review the day, notice where and how God was present, and notice...
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    One Favorite Prayer: The Examen

    Editor’s note: We’ve been having fun celebrating the 10th anniversary of IgnatianSpirituality.com. The fun will continue throughout July with our 10th-annual 31 Days with...
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    The MicroShifts Examen

    Author Gary Jansen recommends approaching personal transformation by making “small change in the way you look at the world or in the way you...
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    On the Examen

    This post is based on Week Two of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. I first encountered the Daily Examen—the five-step prayer of St. Ignatius, which aims...
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    How the Examen Made Me Smile at the Mailbox

    My son recently developed a new fascination with the mailbox. “Mom, how do I get a letter from me to someone else?” he asked...

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