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Type Nine: The Need for Peace

Enneagram Part One: Body Center Type Nine: The Need for Peace Thursday, February 27, 2020 Holy Idea: Holy Love Virtue: Action Passion: Sloth [1] Unlike the strong and often belligerent Eights with whom they share an Intelligence Center, Nines are natural peacemakers. Their gift of accepting others without prejudice makes people feel understood and accepted. Nines… Continue Reading Type Nine: The Need for Peace

Type Eight: The Need to Be Against

Enneagram Part One: Body Center Type Eight: The Need to Be Against Wednesday, February 26, 2020 (Ash Wednesday) Holy Idea: Holy Truth Virtue: Innocence Passion: Lust [1] My friend Chris Heuertz has a type Eight personality. Here’s how he describes Eights in his book, The Sacred Enneagram: Finding Your Unique Path to Spiritual Growth: Eights are… Continue Reading Type Eight: The Need to Be Against

The Belly Center

Enneagram Part One: Body Center The Belly Center Tuesday, February 25, 2020 My friend Russ Hudson of the Enneagram Institute has spent his life studying and teaching the Enneagram. I will be sharing many of his insights over the next three weeks, because he has such compassion for each Enneagram type, and he helps us have… Continue Reading The Belly Center

Leaving the Garden

Sin: Symptom of Separation Leaving the Garden Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Now let’s look at “The Fall,” as we usually refer to the pivotal event described in Genesis 3. The Fall is not simply something that happened in one historical moment to one archetypal couple, Adam and Eve. It happens in all moments and lives.… Continue Reading Leaving the Garden

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 NINE: The Need for Peace

Enneagram: Week 2 Type NINE: The Need for Peace Friday, May 6, 2016 NINEs once knew that reality was all about love, all connected, operative, and effective. They knew a kind of optimism and motivation that all could be worked out and fixed because God is Love. Love changes everything; love resolves everything. Russ Hudson… Continue Reading Type NINE: The Need for Peace

Type SEVEN: The Need to Be Happy

Enneagram: Week 2 Type SEVEN: The Need to Be Happy Wednesday, May 4, 2016 SEVENs once knew God/Reality as total foundation and utterly satisfying. Russ Hudson explains that “SEVENs originally experienced their soul as a place of absolute freedom with no walls, no limits, and abundant resources, all of which gave them great joy. .… Continue Reading Type SEVEN: The Need to Be Happy

Type SIX: The Need for Security

Enneagram: Week 2 Type SIX: The Need for Security Tuesday, May 3, 2016 SIXes have chosen an entirely defensive posture against their primal knowing, which was true and perfect Presence. Russ Hudson calls it “the quality of awakeness in which you can feel very directly this Presence all around you and within you that gives… Continue Reading Type SIX: The Need for Security

Type FIVE: The Need to Know

Enneagram: Week 2 Type FIVE: The Need to Know Monday, May 2, 2016 The primal experience of the FIVE was of the absolute power and genius of God in controlling all the parts in one working universe. The FIVE’s real power is in the now. Once separated from that, they experience a sort of emptiness,… Continue Reading Type FIVE: The Need to Know

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

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