Your Enneagram Type Constricts Your Ability to Love

By hhavlick / July 19, 2018 /

I had my first internet troll experience recently. It was bound to happen, but it still surprised me. The episode brought into stark relief just how much our personalities cost us. Here’s the backdrop. I’d posted a photo on Instagram…

Read More

You Are Not Your Enneagram Number

By hhavlick / July 5, 2018 /

I just finished more delicious training with Russ Hudson of the Enneagram Institute. He made it very clear that the Enneagram was brought forth to help develop being. He quoted Gurdjieff:             “Until you can learn to be, you cannot…

Read More

A Glossary of Enneagram Terms

By hhavlick / June 14, 2018 /

Any time you try something new, you have to learn the lingo. The games of cricket and curling, for instance, have many specific terms (such as wickets and stones, respectively) that you need to know in order to understand and…

Read More

Your Miraculous Catch of Destiny Fish

By hhavlick / May 16, 2018 /

In my last post, I wrote about the good struggles of a Daniel fast – good in terms of showing me how my dominant instinct (Self-Preservation) and Enneagram type (Seven) are challenged by lack of comfort and fear of deprivation.…

Read More

Fasting: An Invitation to Discomfort

By hhavlick / May 3, 2018 /

  I’m early days into a three-week Daniel fast. If you’re not familiar with this, it’s a fast that lets you eat (yay!) – but only fruits, veggies, grains and nuts. For a small percentage of health-conscious folks, this is…

Read More

What Can Hinder Your Intimacy with God? Yep, Your Personality.

By hhavlick / April 19, 2018 /

I’m an intercessor. Always have been, even when I was a kid and hadn’t heard that word yet. It’s always seemed super-obvious that if you want to see a person helped or a situation changed, the thing to do is…

Read More

The Battle of the Wills

By hhavlick / April 4, 2018 /

  People have been thinking about the will for a long time. Over the centuries, different philosophers and psychologists have come up with a wide variety of theories about what the will is and what drives this driving force. They…

Read More

Book Review: The Art of Typing by Ginger Lapid-Bogda

By hhavlick / March 15, 2018 /

In 2016, Ginger Lapid-Bogda came out with The Enneagram Coloring Book [see my review here], putting a creative, accessible spin on this diamond-sharp model of human behavior. She’s done it again with The Art of Typing: Powerful Tools for Enneagram…

Read More

Identity, Destiny and a Chance to Win My New Program

By hhavlick / March 1, 2018 /

“The most important of all functions…is to become who we are, the unique manifestation of the Word of God that the Spirit designed us to be.”   ~Fr. Thomas Keating, Intimacy with God Deep down, you know there’s more than the…

Read More

What Does It Mean to Be Your Best Self?

By hhavlick / February 17, 2018 /

“I was not at my best in that moment.” “Bring your best self.” We have a notion that we have two selves: the one that we would like to be all the time and the one that we are most…

Read More


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.

Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.