The Enneagram—Digging Deeper

shovel in the dirt

An earlier post titled “The Enneagram—A Quick Look” promised more on this topic. So here goes. To keep it short, I’m giving just a few thoughts and steering to thorough material that others have written. First, let’s remember that publishers and manufacturers capitalize on trends. Whatever sells will sell more. So with the Enneagram, you saw additional books and articles,…

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Of Crucifixes and Rabbits’ Feet

rabbit's foot and crucifix

In March 2020, Pope Francis went to a specific church to pray in front of a certain crucifix, asking for a stop to the coronavirus. Apparently this crucifix had survived a church fire in 1519 and was, therefore, labeled as sort of miraculous. Then three years after that fire, a plague was supposedly stopped in its tracks because of this…

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Here, Kitty Kitty… Not.

grumpy cat

Guess we shouldn’t be surprised that reiki’s use has expanded to other species. Just do an online search of “reiki for pets” and see for yourself. I especially checked out various sites related to reiki for cats. One cat’s bad behavior was diagnosed as being caused by its “bad childhood.” This had resulted in the cat’s head and heart chakras…

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Psychic Kids?

boy in darkness peering through an opening of light

Hadn’t heard of the TV series Psychic Kids. Happened onto one episode and watched. The two mentors had had psychic abilities themselves as kids. And now grown, they were helping two kids who reported seeing scary spirits and were terrified. The children’s biggest fear was that these spirits intended to harm them at some point. Though the assumed goal would…

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The Enneagram—A Quick Look

figure of enneagram lines, numbers, and headings

The promotion of Enneagram in the church has increased steadily. I’ll go into this topic in depth later, but I wanted to at least post this alert: Let’s not swallow the Enneagram trend without a bit of discernment.   The article “What Christians Should Know” (August 2018) shows the Enneagram is associated with these: occult/pagan origins the idea of finding…

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