Category Archives: Enneagram

Do You Know Your Worth?

Do you know your true worth? Whether consciously or unconsciously, do you base your worth on your paycheck? Or your success? Or your productivity & how much you can get done? Or how many games you win if you’re an athlete? Or how other people are succeeding or what others have or are doing?  The...

A Practice of Rest

Sabbath. It’s something that became almost sacred to me during 2020. The world was so noisy and filled with so much fear I physically needed it. I also needed it spiritually. I needed to rest. I also needed to cease. Cease the endless chatter vying for room in my mind. I needed to unplug from...

Joy

Joy cannot be found outside of ourselves. It can only be found when we are following the way of Christ and are present in the moment. You often hear people talk about joy and how it is different that happiness. And I believe this is true. Happiness is dependent on outside forces. Things we cannot...

Just Simply Be

Do we know how to just be? My contemplative book club just finished Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth and in the last chapter he talks about learning to just be. He talks about how in old age in previous eras the elderly were respected because of their wisdom, but in our modern culture not so...

In a Hurry

I was on my way home from work one recent Friday & traffic was heavier than usual. The university students were moving back in after summer break before rush week. Public & private schools started back the next week plus the university’s summer graduation ceremony was happening that weekend. So a lot of traffic and...