Franciscan Dave

The Examen: Part 2 of 5

July 15, 2022 David Seitz, OFS Season 2 Episode 3
Franciscan Dave
The Examen: Part 2 of 5
Show Notes

As we continue to explore the Examen Prayer, we delve into Thanksgiving.  As you recall, the first part of the Examen is to call on the Holy Spirit to guide us.  Step 2, we examine our day and give thanks to God for all He has done for us. 

We will Explore:
1. The Scriptural Roots of Thanksgiving
     The Psalms of Thanksgiving
     Old Testament Examples of Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving in the Liturgy and Prayers of the Church

2.  We will explore how living a life of Thanksgiving affects our Mental and Physical well being.
   Physical Health
   Thanksgiving and Recovery

There is an excellent article on 28 benefits of Thanksfulness that can be found at the website and you can read the article by clicking the link to the site.

For more information on the book I referenced "Finding True Happiness" by Fr. Rober Spitzer, S.J.  go to Ignatius Press.  I highly recommend this book.

For more information on Franciscan Dave and Tau Ministries visit our website Here.

May the Lord grant you HIs peace.

David Seitz, OFS

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