The examen, based on the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius, helps a person hold onto what spiritually nourishes them by looking at what is giving them consolation in their life or causing him desolation. It allows someone to express his gratitude to God for the good stuff and turn to him for solace for the bad stuff. It is quite simple. You simply ask yourself, in the last day/week/month what gave me consolation and what caused me desolation.
So, without further ado ...
A Momma Robin dropped these three bundles of joy into a unused nest over the crook of a gutter's downspout.
They're a little messy and a little noisy, but I'm glad they're here munching on the creepy crawlies from the lawn.
The economy really needs a turn around. Was talking with one of my brothers who lives in Kansas. He just survived another round of layoffs. Really need this economy to turn around and show some signs of life.