Resistance to spiritual centering is natural. Wrestling with it is worthwhile.
Christine Hall’s Blog
Blackberries & Burning Bushes: The Holy in the Ordinary
Earth’s crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
But only he who sees, takes off his shoes,
The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries…
—From ‘Aurora Leigh’ Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)
Practice spiritual centering to spread patience, kindness, gentleness, true peace, and even joy, no matter the circumstances.
What is spiritual centering? Why do we need it? What’s it like?
Not tough self-sufficiency…we need mutual encouragement in the Spirit.
During life’s overwrought moments, we could use a simple, practical tool like the Welcoming Prayer.
Our personality can hinder our prayer life; Enneagram invites freedom through integration of thinking, feeling, and doing in our relationship with God.
The Enneagram informs spiritual discernment for varied personalities.
The Enneagram can offer gentle background radar for healthier relationships.
“Integration” is a popular ideal, but how does the Enneagram help?
Trust in God is the missing piece of the forgiveness puzzle for many. Reflect on images of the Divine that nurture trust.