This is a repost. I have been rediscovering the benefits of the examen recently and wanted to share it with you.
I first discovered the examen by reading this lovely little book written by Dennis, Matthew , and Sheila Linn. These three have written a slew of short and beautifully illustrated books on the inner life. I wish I owned each one! The language and images really do evoke a childlike innocence and trust which in my experience goes a long way in the development of a “listening heart”.
Maybe some of you would like to try this prayer? For those that are interested, here is a brief introduction. You can read more here.