Magee’s “Racial Emotional Awareness Practice” as an Advent Prayer for Peace

In a recent small group discussion at church on the role of race, specifically whiteness, in systemic racism (no, it was not an easy Sunday School lesson), a friend offered an amazingly succinct summary for understanding our current struggle:  race was created by racists.  John Biewen and Chenjerai Kumanyika do an amazing job of describing… Continue reading Magee’s “Racial Emotional Awareness Practice” as an Advent Prayer for Peace

Looking Back: Arrows in the Other Direction

My last two posts highlight the importance of drawing on the characteristics and traits available to you from one of the numbers across the arrows on the Enneagram – the forward number.  Riso and Hudson most popularly describe this as our stress number, but Chestnut says it is a growth-through-stress number. O’Hanrahan describes it as… Continue reading Looking Back: Arrows in the Other Direction