Ignatian Spirituality and Wesleyan Spirituality

Reverend Francis RitchieSpiritual Disciplines1 Comment

Ignatian Spirituality

As someone who fits within the tradition of Wesleyan spirituality, for quite some time now I have been weaving prayer exercises that are central to Ignatian spirituality into my own spiritual rhythms and disciplines. I have found wonderful crossover between these two traditions and Ignatian practices have helped deepen my appreciation of the Wesleyan distinctives that captured me when I … Read More

How does One do the Prayer of Examen?

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Note: This was a question someone asked about the prayer of Examen my old blog and here’s how I responded: Sure. There is more detailed information about the prayer of Examen in the link supplied in that post, but there are five basic steps to the prayer and one can spend as much time with it as is necessary. An … Read More

Daily Examen

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The Daily Examen is a technique of prayerful reflection on the events of the day in order to detect God’s presence and discern his direction for us.  The Examen is an ancient practice in the Church that can help us see God’s hand at work in our whole experience. The Daily Examen – IgnatianSpirituality.com The Daily Examen is most definitely worth adding … Read More