‘I got my OWN back.” ~ Maya Angelou Giving away our power to another, especially but not only, to those who pretend to be gurus, does not support our wholeness. In personal relationships and in our interactions with
Rumi Poem | Type 3 That which is false troubles the heart But truth brings joyous tranquility ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Threes to use for reflection? The Threes’ passion, aka their vice, is deceit.
Rumi Poem | Type 1 If you are irritated by every rub How will you be polished? ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Ones to use for reflection? Ones search for serenity and acceptance, yet their
Topic of the month | suffering All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. ~ Helen Keller Suffering is part of the human condition. Some suffering we cause ourselves; some suffering is a result of
Spring cleaning is real; most closets are filled with things we don’t use much or no longer fit us, and although it takes effort to go through the closet and make decisions, I always feel good after the effort has
Development | boundaries In political geography, an imaginary line between two nations, separating the imaginary rights of one from the imaginary rights of another. ~ Ambrose Bierce Have you ever stopped to think about your own personal boundaries that delineate
“The words of truth are always paradoxical.” ~ Lao Tzu Embedded in each Enneagram type is an inherent paradox, an apparent contradiction that reflects the truth of each type’s pursuit. Paradoxes are both complex and confusing and yet, at the
“You have needs – satisfy them.” Fydor Dostoyevsky Our Enneagram subtypes, formed when the passion or emotional pattern of our type intersects with our most active instinct – and there may be more than one active instinct – is fundamentally