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    Examen

    A Simple, Life-Changing Prayer by Jim Manney

    A Simple, Life-Changing Prayer

    I've just published a new book. It's called A Simple, Life-Changing Prayer, and it's about the Ignatian Examen, which has changed a lot of...

    Releasing Our Captives

    I like Phil Fox's Rose's column on practical spirituality on BustedHalo.com.  Recently he wrote an article about the Examen in which he quoted this...

    The Examen in Advent

    The New England Jesuits have published an excellent podcast on using the Examen in Advent.  This is the second of four weekly Advent podcasts with...

    The Examen Is Good for Men

    The evangelical blogger John Mark Hicks makes an excellent point about the examen: I think it is particularly important for men since it focuses on...

    Using the Examen to Change

    Aaron Pidel, SJ, thinks that this observation in a Times article on self-monitoring is right on the mark.  When we try to change we simply...

    His Life Was Good but His Thinking Was Bad

    One of my favorite characters in fiction is Konstantin Dmitrich Levin in Leo Tolstoy's great novel Anna Karenina.  Levin is an intelligent young aristocrat...

    Learning to Pray the Examen

    Commenter Michelle suggests that readers who are interested in learning to pray the Examen might listen to this audio of a guided Examen produced...
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    A Guided Examen

    Every day at 2:05 p.m., students at Strake Jesuit High School in Houston pause and pray an Examen. This is the audio that leads...

    The Examen with Children

    The Examen works for children too. Kimberlee Conway Ireton writes about her experience with it.  "The examen creates a rich tradition for...
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    The “Examen”ed Life

    The fruit of the regular practice of the Examen—or more broadly, the life of regular, cumulative, formative reflection—is living with greater attentiveness, greater readiness,...

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