We shove all these disappointments and confusions into a spiritual junk drawer - we don’t know where else to put them. We tell ourselves, “I’ll deal with it later."
When I'm an old worn out pastor sitting on a porch drinking coffee, and my memory is all but gone, I'll still remember those two words spoken over me in that church basement on plastic folding chairs with a flickering fluorescent light above...
Images abound for our tendency to settle for less than the best. “Failure to launch.” “Cold feet.” “The boat is still in the harbor.” “She needs to spread her wings to fly”—and sometimes you need to kick them out of the nest before they’ll ever try.
Instead of pushing a heavy boulder up a hill, what if spiritual growth was more like stepping into a river and being gradually swept along by God’s life-giving current?
From Your Enneagram Coach: Finally, let's explore Core Longing, or the central message each of our hearts is longing to hear. Each Type has a tendency to feel, think and act in certain ways in order to satisfy their Core Longing. But we forsake our Creator when we try to fulfill this unending craving in … Continue reading Enneagram: Core Longing
From Your Enneagram Coach: Let's dive into Core Weakness or the issue that each Type struggles within everyday situations and interactions with others. Each Type has something that they are always wrestling with, an Achilles' heel that remains with them for all their days on Earth. This is like the “thorn in my flesh” Paul … Continue reading Enneagram: Core Weakness