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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...

    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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    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...
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    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...