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True Self vs. Personality

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Note: This post is a longish one for me, and it contains some information that may seem a bit heady. I promise you, though, that learning this critical information is worth the effort. Before I move on to detail each…

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Getting Centered

By hhavlick / /

In my last post, I wrote about the three Centers of Intelligence, or ways of processing the world. Wendy Appel, in her book InsideOut Enneagram, expands on that idea: “Robert Cooper, of Stanford Business School, points out that we have…

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Gut, Head or Heart: Where is Your Center?

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Let’s take a deeper dive into the Enneagram now, into its structure. This is good foundational information, but it may seem like a lot’s coming at you initially if you’re not familiar with it. Please bear with the unfamiliarity of…

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The Enneagram: What it Is, What it Isn’t and Where it Takes You

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I was surprised to meet resistance in the Christian community when I began to talk about the Enneagram. I discovered there are all sorts of rumors and fallacies floating about. One person who is quite intelligent and whom I respect…

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An Invitation to Ego Death

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I was 400 words into a post contemplating why I so despise and am bad at the multitude of spreadsheets my life currently requires. It was called “(Ego) Death By Spreadsheet.” I found, though, that I couldn’t finish it. Sure,…

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Life is Suffering…Well, Sort Of

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The first time I heard the phrase “Life is suffering,” I immediately balked. “Not my life!” I thought. “My life is awesome, full of joy and people I love.” It seemed a rather gloomy, even nihilistic, sentiment. Now that I…

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A Healing Crisis

By hhavlick / /

I don’t flatter myself that anyone’s waiting breathlessly for my next post, but here’s a brief post just to explain my sudden non-posting after just a month of blogging. I find myself in a bit of a health crisis. Not…

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What Stress Can Teach Us

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After seven weeks of unemployment, I started a new job. It’s a great job at a good company with great pay and benefits. And it’s only ten minutes from my house! The problem (read: opportunity) is that it’s a very…

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What do you MEAN?

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I am privileged to be part of a fantastic book club made up of couples I know from a church we all attended for years. Our current selection is Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning. I had recently heard of…

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CoinciGods and Transformation

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  I’ve been a writer ever since I could hold a pencil. I’ve also been a movie lover since early childhood. More specifically, a lover of story. I used to make up stories about the people I saw on the…

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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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