Third Sunday – Remember God’s Goodness in the Previous Week

On Sundays, we are invited to pause in order to remember God’s goodness and His work in us on the journey thus far. In Isaiah 30, we read: “In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.” Notice the ways that God is leading you into deepening rest and trust.

Use the following to engage in a time of examen prayer:

  • Begin by quieting your heart before God and simply taking a few deep, slow breaths as you remember that you are in God’s presence. 

  • Review the week with gratitude. What is the Spirit bringing to your awareness?

  • Notice the ways that God has been present to you in the previous week.

  • What are you thankful for? What might God want you to see that you didn’t previously notice? Perhaps a place to repent?

  • Select a part of your reflection from the week to pray over.

  • Pray for the coming week.

Write out a prayer of thanksgiving and celebration as you look back and look forward.


Would love to hear how God has been using “Trusting God in the Wilderness” so far in this Lenten season! Share a reflection by emailing me at ted@tedwueste.com

About Ted Wueste

I live at the foothills of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve (in Arizona) with my incredible wife and our golden doodle (Fergus). We have two young adult children. I desire to live in the conscious awareness of the goodness and love of God every moment of my life.

Posted on March 7, 2021, in blog, Lent 2021. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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