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Starting to use the Examen prayer

As I work through the Spiritual Disciplines Handbook with a friend, I’ve started using the Examen, an Ignatian/Jesuit prayer approach. It’s about noticing yourself and your time in the presence of God, an ‘examination of consciousness’. It’s traditionally used at noon and day’s end. This version comes from Jesuitprayer.org but have a […]

Our Jesse Tree story

Merry Christmas! Today we put the final ornament on our Jesse Tree. It tells the whole story of the Bible over the Advent period, as we remember Jesus’ first coming and look forward to his second. There are lots of different versions, but below is the one I’ve developed over […]