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    Confetti All Around

    This post is based on Week Two of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. Cards from my parents should come with a warning: “Proceed with caution.” It...
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    When We Ask for Light

    We pray for light. We want to see what God sees. Or do we? When we pray the Examen, we ask God to shed light...
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    Relationships and the Examen

    I’ve been lonely lately. This time of COVID has taken a toll on my relationships. Some are not yet comfortable. Some friends have learned to...
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    Daily Examen Journal

    Introduce friends to the Examen or try a new approach to the prayer with a daily Examen journal—printable and foldable as a booklet. The...
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    Lenten Read-Along: Examen of God’s Compassion and Mercy for Me

    I begin by giving thanks for the good gifts God has given me so far. I ask God for the gifts of insight...
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    Waking Up to God in All Things

    This post is based on Week Two of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. When I was expecting my oldest child almost 32 years ago, I remember...
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    Rearview Mirror

    Praying the daily Examen is somewhat like looking in the rearview mirror. That’s the starting point Joe Paprocki takes in a two-minute video for...
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    Examen for Those Experiencing Anxiety

    Noticing times when God felt absent exercises our ability to slowly and carefully wipe away the clutter that blocks our view of God. This...
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    Finding God in the Mess Lenten Read-Along: Rewind the Day

    In an anxiety-filled world, take a few moments to: Quietly retrace your day in your mind’s eye. Begin with the moment you awoke this morning,...
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    Lunchtime Examen for Lent

    Consider praying with the Lunchtime Examen as we continue our journey through Lent. Jim Manney leads six audio sessions of prayer, addressing questions such...