24 07, 2017

The River of ‘Me’…a post by Jim

By |2017-07-24T18:54:08-04:00July 24th, 2017|Clarity, Enneagram, family systems, Personality, Relational Design|0 Comments

Rivers are amazing. They can snake their way through a mountainous terrain or flow straight through level land. They can be deep and fast flowing or shallow and slow. Each seems to have its own personality. Rivers provide a great metaphor (if that is the correct figure of speech) for our souls. We each have a personality that displays itself in various ways depending on the surrounding terrain. I think of it this way. The river of me has two main contributing streams. There is the stream of my DNA, my wiring displayed in my personality. The second stream

23 09, 2016

Treasure stumble…a post by Tom

By |2016-09-23T00:47:18-04:00September 23rd, 2016|Enneagram, Humility, Self-Clarity|0 Comments

“Where you stumble, there your treasure lies.”- Joseph Campbell "...but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles" -1 Cor 1:23 It seems like much of life is endless energy spend avoiding the failures. Avoiding the stumbling. Avoiding the humiliations. Yet the gospel reveals to us that it is in the very place of our stumbling that we encounter God! The enneagram is a great tool to reveal to us where we stumble…and where our treasure is! Consider the following a treasure hunt. For the reformer types (ONES) our stumbling block is the anger