Tag Archives: egoism

Human Development in Scripture

Two Halves of Life: Week 2 Human Development in Scripture Wednesday, June 22, 2016 It is helpful for us to know about the whole arc of life and where it is tending and leading. Walter Brueggemann, one of my favorite scripture scholars, brilliantly connected the development of the Hebrew Scriptures with the development of human… Continue Reading Human Development in Scripture

You Are Going to Die

Initiation You Are Going to Die Friday, May 27, 2016 As Ernest Becker argues so compellingly in his book, The Denial of Death, the heroic projects of men are mostly overcompensations for a paralyzing fear of death, powerlessness, and diminishment. Until men move into death and live the creative tension of being both limited and… Continue Reading You Are Going to Die

Type TWO: The Need to Be Needed

Enneagram: Week 1 Type TWO: The Need to Be Needed Thursday, April 28, 2016 TWOs, THREEs, and FOURs make up the heart triad. They are “other-directed” people, whose wellbeing depends on how their environment reacts to them. Their continuous activities secretly have no other goal than to be confirmed from the outside. We all have… Continue Reading Type TWO: The Need to Be Needed

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