Lent is like a visit to the desert. You need a lot of preparation in order to see its beauty, even amid the desolation.
Pray with this new audio examen, meditating on the family and your role in your own family.
Each day our desires come face to face with challenges, and the mess of feelings in the middle doesn’t make the spiritual life any easier. Yet these three things are important to pay attention to.
Kate could not have gotten through school if it weren’t for Ignatius and his Examen!
Re-casting consolation and desolation into a single question.
Listen to my conversation with Becky Eldredge on the Examen, spiritual direction, and young adults.
Alexander introduces a version of the Examen for extended periods of time and times of transition.
Healing and redemption is a cooperative process with God. We can’t just wish away negative feelings. We must first invite God into them.
Prayer through reflection; what our feelings tell us