Midweek Message

LABC Update – November 14, 2023

Jim Hopkins

November 13, 2023


This coming Sunday I will be quoting from “Grateful: The Subversive Practice of Giving Thanks” by Diana Butler Bass. One of the practices of giving thanks she lifts up is a “prayerful evening review of the day, a practice called examen (Latin, “examination”). It involves five simple steps and centers on gratefulness:

  1. Become aware of God’s presence.
  2. Review the day with gratitude.
  3. Pay attention to your emotions.
  4. Choose one feature of the day and pray from it.
  5. Look toward tomorrow.

If  you try this practice, please let me know your experience.

In gratitude for each of you,

Pastor Jim


Tonight on LABC Zoom – Pastor Jim leads  Bible Study 6:00

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