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    Wisdom Story Examen

    We are quite accustomed to hearing wisdom sayings, such as those found in the book of Proverbs or what we look for in a...
    Examen - steps as outlined in "Ignatian Spirituality A to Z"

    The Wisdom App

    Have you heard about the app that turns you into a happier, more grateful person, that makes you feel more balanced and peaceful, and...
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    An Examen for Times of Illness

    Physical illness, whether chronic or acute, can render us too distracted and exhausted to keep up with normal activities, among them prayer. Not only...
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    Reviewing the Feelings of Our Day

    Reviewing the events of our day, either to thank God or to know our sins, is familiar enough. Reviewing the feelings that those events...
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    The Light of Grace Is Always Shining

    A couple of afternoons a week, I bring my work to a local coffee shop. It gives me a chance to get out of...
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    The Awareness Prayer

    This post is based on Week Two of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. What does it mean to “find God in all things”? We’re all familiar...
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    An Examen at the End of a Relationship

    When significant relationships come to an end, whether due to geographic distance, drifting apart, or brokenness through conflict, we have the task of integrating...
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    The Examen of the Future

    The Examen is part of our tradition. Usually thought of in terms of St. Ignatius’s Spiritual Exercises, it has emphasized watching sins and failings....
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    The Steps of the Examen

    Today let’s explore the Examen through the lens of brief reflections pertaining to each step. The steps in this version of the Examen match...
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    Becky Eldredge Explains the Examen

    Becky Eldredge, dotMagis blogger and author of Busy Lives & Restless Souls, walks us through the steps of the Examen in this four-minute video....