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Ignorance is bliss―except in self-awareness.
What you don't know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships―and even keep you in the shallows with God. Do you want help figuring out who you are and why you're stuck in the same ruts?
The Enneagram is an ancient personality typing system with an uncanny accuracy in describing how human beings are wired, both positively and negatively. In The Road Back to You Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile forge a unique approach―a practical, comprehensive way of accessing Enneagram wisdom and exploring its connections with Christian spirituality for a deeper knowledge of ourselves, compassion for others, and love for God.
Witty and filled with stories, this book allows you to peek inside each of the nine Enneagram types, keeping you turning the pages long after you have read the chapter about your own number. Not only will you learn more about yourself, but you will also start to see the world through other people's eyes, understanding how and why people think, feel, and act the way they do.
Beginning with changes you can start making today, the wisdom of the Enneagram can help take you further along into who you really are―leading you into places of spiritual discovery you would never have found on your own, and paving the way to the wiser, more compassionate person you want to become.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Ian Morgan Cron is a bestselling author, nationally recognized speaker, Enneagram teacher, eminent songwriter, and Episcopal priest. With transparency, humor, and insight, he has presented at conferences, churches, seminaries, retreats, and universities around the world. At his core, Ian is a storyteller—he weaves his knowledge into narratives that illustrate, rather than merely instruct, engaging the imagination and speaking to the skeptic and believer that live within all of us. Ian is also a student and teacher of the Enneagram. In daylong workshops, Ian provides an overview of Enneagram system, describes the nine personality types, and speaks to the myriad ways in which the Enneagram can enrich our spiritual lives.
Suzanne Stabile, As an internationally recognized Enneagram master, Suzanne has conducted over five hundred Enneagram workshops over the past twenty-five years. She has spoken to college audiences that include Baylor and Drury Universities, Hendrix College, Perkins School of Theology (SMU), and Brite Divinity School (TCU), and at hundreds of churches across America including First Baptist in Austin, Texas, First Presbyterian, and Broadway Baptist in Fort Worth. She also teaches regularly in the Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, in both the cancer and transplant hospitals, and at Richard Rohr’s Center for Action and Contemplation.