Follow Your Vice to Virtue

Vice and virtue are two sides of the same coin. Rather than rejecting your “sins of the ego”, Robin Camu suggests bringing awareness to them in the moment, offering yourself loving kindness, and watching them melt into opportunities for virtue to flourish. Have a listen.

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Creating A New Reality: The Law of Three

This is Doug. I’m writing about the lesson Robin gave this day. I’m writing because Robin would naturally be reluctant to promote her own lesson, and I think it was a very important framing lesson for the future of our community. It’s important because it tells us what to look for when

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Enneagram Personality Type 1 – The Perfectionist

by Robin Camu This is a summary of the characteristics of the Enneagram Type 1 personality (The Perfectionist) from our Wednesday night discussions. Type 1 Brief Summary: (from http://www.enneagraminstitute.com/typeone.asp) Ones are conscientious and ethical, with a strong sense of right and wrong. They are teachers, crusaders, and advocates for change:

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Enneagram Personality Type 9 – The Peacemaker

by Robin Camu This is a summary of the characteristics of the Enneagram Type 9 personality (The Peacemaker) from our Wednesday night discussions. The next one is the last one. Join us! Type 9 Brief Summary: (from http://www.enneagraminstitute.com/typenine.asp) Nines are accepting, trusting, and stable. They are usually creative, optimistic, and

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Enneagram Personality Type 8 – The Challenger

by Robin Camu This is a summary of the characteristics of the Enneagram Type 8 personality (The Challenger) from our Wednesday night discussions. Join us for the next one! Type 8 Brief Summary: (from http://www.enneagraminstitute.com/typeeight.asp) Eights are self-confident, strong, and assertive. Protective, resourceful, straight-talking, and decisive, but can also be

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Enneagram Personality Type 7 – The Enthusiast

by Robin Camu This is a summary of the characteristics of the Enneagram Type 7 personality (The Enthusiast) from our Wednesday night discussions. Join us for the next one! Type 7 Brief Summary: (from http://www.enneagraminstitute.com/typeseven.asp) Sevens are extroverted, optimistic, versatile, and spontaneous. Playful, high-spirited, and practical, they can also misapply

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Enneagram Personality Type 6 – The Loyalist

Type 6 Brief Summary: (from http://www.enneagraminstitute.com/typesix.asp) The committed, security-oriented type. Sixes are reliable, hard-working, responsible, and trustworthy. Excellent "troubleshooters," they foresee problems and foster cooperation, but can also become defensive, evasive, and anxious—running on stress while complaining about it. They can be cautious and indecisive, but also reactive, defiant and

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Enneagram Personality Type 5 – The Investigator

Type Five in Brief (from http://www.enneagraminstitute.com/typefive.asp) Fives are alert, insightful, and curious. They are able to concentrate and focus on developing complex ideas and skills. Independent, innovative, and inventive, they can also become preoccupied with their thoughts and imaginary constructs. They become detached, yet high-strung and intense. They typically have

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Enneagram Workshop: Part 2

Following up on last week's lesson, how can we use the Enneagram for spiritual and emotional healing? John 5:1-18 gives us background on the 4 criteria Jesus employed for healing: - being willing to own our own brokenness - being willing to give up our identity as a broken person

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Enneagram Personality Type 2 – The Helper

Type Two in Brief (from http://www.enneagraminstitute.com/typetwo.asp) Twos are empathetic, sincere, and warm-hearted. They are friendly, generous, and self-sacrificing, but can also be sentimental, flattering, and people-pleasing. They are well-meaning and driven to be close to others, but can slip into doing things for others in order to be needed. They

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Enneagram Workshop: Part 1

The Enneagram is a scholarly study of personality types across time and cultures. There are 9 basic personality types, each with ts own likes, motivations, interaction styles and challenges. We each carry all of these 9 personality types, but we may express primarily one or two. Why are we studying

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