Tag Archives: Enneagram

The Great Turnaround

Spirituality of Imperfection: Week 2 The Great Turnaround Tuesday, July 26, 2016 In the divine economy of grace, it is imperfection, sin, and failure that become the base metal and raw material for the redemption experience itself. Much of organized religion, however, tends to be peopled by folks who have a mania for some ideal… Continue Reading The Great Turnaround

Receiving Mercy

Spirituality of Imperfection: Week 1 Receiving Mercy Tuesday, July 19, 2016 The French Catholic Church of Thérèse of Lisieux’s time (1873-1897) emphasized an ideal of human perfection, which took the forms of legalism and immense self-preoccupation. Yet Thérèse humbly trusted her own experience and taught the spirituality of imperfection instead. Thérèse is one of my… Continue Reading Receiving Mercy

Enneagram: Week 2 Summary

Enneagram: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, May 1-Friday, May 6, 2016 The essence of the FOUR is “the mystery of our true identity. It feels oceanic, deep, unfathomable, mysterious. . . . [FOURs live for] beauty, intimacy, and depth . . . the markers of drawing closer to our [original] union with God.” —Russ Hudson (Sunday)… Continue Reading Enneagram: Week 2 Summary

Type FOUR: The Need to Be Authentic

Enneagram: Week 2 Type FOUR: The NEED to Be Authentic Sunday, May 1, 2016 This week we will continue describing the Enneagram types, focusing on the ways the ego tries to falsely protect what it thinks is itself. As Russ Hudson says, “We all want something real; we’re just going about it in a way… Continue Reading Type FOUR: The Need to Be Authentic

Emotional Sobriety

Twelve-Step Spirituality: Week 1 Emotional Sobriety Thursday, November 19, 2015 Bill Wilson saw “emotional sobriety” as the final culmination of the Twelve Steps. Full sobriety is not just to stop drinking, but to become a spiritually awakened person who has found some degree of detachment from your own narcissistic emotional responses. The word emotion comes… Continue Reading Emotional Sobriety

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