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

By hhavlick / June 28, 2014 /

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

By hhavlick / June 13, 2014 /

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

By hhavlick / May 26, 2014 /

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 / May 20, 2014 /

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

By hhavlick / April 29, 2014 /

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?

By hhavlick / April 23, 2014 /

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

By hhavlick / April 14, 2014 /

  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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Who is You?

By hhavlick / April 7, 2014 /

Great news! You are not who you think you are. You are not your emotions, your passions, your impulses or talents or dreams. You are not your past. You are not what you think about yourself, or what others think…

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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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