Ignatian Meditation Guides

Ignatian meditation is the most used method for Scripture meditation around the world. It was developed in the 16th Century by Ignatius of Loyola and used in his famous Spiritual Exercises, which Kristi and I completed on a thirty-day Sabbatical in 2015 under the spiritual direction of Tom Ashbrook, founder of Imago Christi. At the heart of The…

The Examen of Consciousness to Practice God’s Presence

An ancient tool for helping us learn to practice God’s presence and grow in a more intimate relationship with the Lord is called the Examen of Consciousness or simply “The Examen.” The Examen? If you’re not familiar with it then it probably doesn’t sound appealing! The idea of being examined is something most of us want to…

Walk in the Light of Christ

In the Bible the Psalmist and the Apostle John urge us to “walk in the light” (Psalm 89:15, 1 John 1:7). Being attuned to God (or practicing God’s presence) in this way is the key to a life of love, joy, and peace. In Paul’s words this is to “pray without ceasing” or “keep in step with…