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
1
Introduction
3
The Examen
5
Why We Need the Examen
10
The Examen Can Guide Our Lives
17
When Other People Want Us To Tell Them What To Do
18
Everyday Experience Is Divine Revelation
19
Finding Our Sealed Orders
20
There Are Many Times and Places for the Examen
34
Doing Only the First Examen Question
36
Examen of the Past Year
38
Healing the Future
40
Final Examen
42
Giving Our Bread Away
44
Questions Answers
47
Examen of This Book
64

Sharing the Examen with Another
22
Sharing the Examen as a Family
25
What If You Have No One To Share With?
29
Examen Process
30
NineHundred Candles
32
Pages 1011
65
Books
69
About the Authors
73
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

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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