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

By hhavlick / January 1, 2020 /

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 /

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

By hhavlick / October 17, 2019 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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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Don’t Get Stuck on Your Enneagram Number

By hhavlick / January 17, 2019 /

  I recently joined a Facebook Group for Enneagram Sevens. I want to learn about the struggles other Sevens have and compare them to my own. I want to dig into the differences among the Instinctual Variants – how Sevens…

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How the Enneagram Saved Christmas

By hhavlick / December 19, 2018 /

  Until recently, Christmas with my family was pretty easy. My husband and I would load up the Jeep with luggage and gifts and drive four hours north. Everyone lived in the same small Northern California town, so we’d gather…

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Adventures in Book-Writing, Part 1

By hhavlick / December 10, 2018 /

You may have noticed that this blog has been silent for a while. I began the blogging journey with weekly entries, then needed to cut back to every other week. Then, as I realized that my first book was taking…

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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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