How Will You Navigate the New Year? Destiny is a Destination

By hhavlick / January 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

One of my favorite lines from my favorite poet, Rainer Maria Rilke, is appropriate as I write this post on January 1, 2020: “And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been.” Who can say…

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The Enneagram’s Call to Civility

By hhavlick / December 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Much of Twitter—at least, the trending hashtags—has become a dumpster fire, fed by the steady lighter fluid stream of people’s anger and frustration. The things people are willing to say to each other continue to stun me. Having studied the…

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Not Hot Wings – Head Wings! Enneagram Five, Six and Seven

By hhavlick / November 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

We’ve looked at the wings for the Instinctive/Gut Types (Eight, Nine and One) and for the Heart Types (Two, Three and Four). We’ll finish our tour around the Enneagram symbol with the final three personality types, which belong to the…

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The Wings of the Heart – Enneagram Two, Three and Four

By hhavlick / November 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

In the last post, we explored the wings of the Instinctive Center of Intelligence: the Eight, Nine and One. Let’s continue on with the Heart Center types: Two, Three and Four. How do their wings alter how each shows up…

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The Enneagram – “The darn thing’s got wings!”

By hhavlick / October 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

One of the things that makes the Enneagram such a comprehensive and accurate model of human behavior is its complexity. I used to resist this assessment because I didn’t want people to be scared away from it. But now that…

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Book Review: Becoming Us: Using the Enneagram to Create a Thriving Gospel-Centered Marriage

By hhavlick / October 17, 2019 / 1 Comment

I got my copy of Becoming Us: Using the Enneagram to Create a Thriving Gospel-Centered Marriage the day it dropped, both because I try to stay on top of emerging Enneagram literature and because I wanted to provide a review…

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The Enneagram and the Fear of Not Doing

By hhavlick / October 3, 2019 / 4 Comments

As a solopreneur with a day job, I never have nothing to do. I’ve perennially got more tasks and projects to do than are possible to accomplish. I mentioned in an earlier post that I took a week off between…

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Spiritual Transformation Through Silence: A Review of “Be Still and Listen”

By hhavlick / September 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

I’m a huge fan of the Enneagram. In fact, “fan” doesn’t really do it justice. Determined advocate? Devotee? Something more like that. The primary reason I love this model of human behavior is that its consistently accurate, diamond-sharp insights enable…

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Returning to My Enneagram Tribe – What Keeps Me Going

By hhavlick / September 12, 2019 / 4 Comments

Aaaaand…..we’re back! After a many-months hiatus, I’m able to return to blogging. I’ve turned in all my materials to be considered for certification through the Enneagram Institute, and I’ll know some time within the next six months whether I’ve been…

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Ghosting My Own Blog for Enneagram Certification

By hhavlick / April 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

I haven’t written a blog post for months. It’s not that I’m uninspired, have writer’s block or have lost my passion. Actually, I’m more passionate and inspired that ever, and I’m doing plenty of writing. Just not here. Instead, I’m…

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Quick Start Guide to Centering Prayer

This short guide gives you the essentials for learning to be still and quiet before God so you can hear his voice and feel his love in a deeper way.

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