Sleeping with Bread: Holding What Gives You Life

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Paulist Press, 1995 - Religion - 74 pages
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"For what am I most grateful? For what am I least grateful?" These questions help us identify moments of consolation and desolation. Discovered what they should do more of and less of in order to resolve their problem.
 

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Review: Sleeping with Bread: Holding What Gives You Life

User Review  - Maria Longley - Goodreads

Lovely book that explains the examen in good and simple terms, and had examples and stories from the authors' lives to explain it practically. The examen is a way of looking at your day, week, job ... Read full review

Review: Sleeping with Bread: Holding What Gives You Life

User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

A children's story that any adult can learn from. My spiritual advisor coupled this very simple read with "Weeds Among the Wheat", enabling me to be a little more light-hearted with a serious problem I had. Read full review

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Contents

Sleeping with Bread
Introduction
1
The Examen
3
Why We Need the Examen
8
The Examen Can Guide Our Lives
15
Everyday Experience Is Divine Revelation
17
Finding Our Sealed Orders
18
Sharing the Examen with Another
20
Doing Only the First Examen Question
34
Examen of the Past Year
36
Healing the Future
38
Final Examen
40
Giving Our Bread Away
42
Examen of This Book
62
Pages 1011
63
Books
67

What If You Have No One To Share With?
27
NineHundred Candles
30
There Are Many Times and Places for the Examen
32
About the Authors
71
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Dennis, Sheila, and Matt Linn have given retreats and seminars on processes for healing in over fifty countries and in many universities and hospitals, including a course to doctors accredited by the American Medical Association. Dennis and Matt are co-authors of nineteen books, the last fourteen co-authored with Sheila. These books have sold over a million copies in English and have been translated into more than twenty different languages. Dennis and Sheila live in Colorado with their son, John, whom they are home and global-schooling. Matt lives in a Jesuit community in Minnesota.

Dennis, Sheila, and Matt Linn have given retreats and seminars on processes for healing in over fifty countries and in many universities and hospitals, including a course to doctors accredited by the American Medical Association, Dennis and Matt are co-authors of twenty-one books, the last sixteen co-authored with Sheila. These books have sold over a million copies in English and have been translated into more than twenty different languages.

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