Ps 139:1-6: Waking to God’s presence
Confession: You are present and you completely understand me.
God knows us, we are inviting him to help you more clearly see yourself.
Examen: God, How were you present today? What promptings did you give me? Did I respond or not respond?
Ps 139:7-12: Examination of consciousness
Confession: There is nothing that I can be, or nowhere I can go from you and your love.
Examen: Am I using distractions to separate myself from you? Do I trust you love me even in my regrets, rebellion, and weakness?
Ps 139:13-18: Waking to my created self
Confession: You made me and take pride in me.
Examen: Ask God to help you see how He made you (personality, body, talents, skills). Thank him and confess these to him.
Ps 139:19-22: Waking up to the darkness Within
Confess: I need you to show me what is good and evil within me.
Examen: Share with God your honest desires, emotions, thoughts, confusion.
Ps 139:23-24: Examination of Conscience
Confess: I want you to help me understand myself
Examen: Allow God to show you what He sees and what He wants in and for you, his beloved creation.