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When I first learned the Enneagram from Bob Ochs, S.J. while studying theology in the early 70’s, there was nothing written about the Enneagram.   We just had mimeographed handouts.  When I did my dissertation research in psychology on the Enneagram, there was still nothing written about it.   Because it was passed on through oral tradition,  Read more ➝

We are grateful for the fellow authors who have endorsed our upcoming book, Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram; A Handbook for Harmony and Transformation.  Greg Ogden is a prolific author in the field of discipleship and a dear friend of Doug & Adele’s. “I am deeply indebted to Doug and Adele Calhoun, for they introduced  Read more ➝

    Hello Friends!  We are in the final stages of publishing and our book is ready for pre-order!  Watch our blog for our unique learning model with the Enneagram and endorsements from experts in the Enneagram and Spiritual Formation! When Ginger Lapid-Bogda says our Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram is Newsworthy and Noteworthy, we say,  Read more ➝

Building Bridges:

By Clare Loughrige

By Clare Loughrige, Liz Jackson and Chris Heuertz,  (published in ieaninepoints magazine) “It looks like two pentagrams having sex.” “I’m outta here, they are using new age heresy!” “I want to know more about God, not more about myself.” Those are some of the things we’ve heard from Christian friends and not so friendly Christians about  Read more ➝

Clare and Scott Loughrige   “I am more than just a type!”   We can’t tell you how many times people have said this to us when they discover their Enneagram style. After first recognizing that there’s a lot of truth in the Enneagram, the next thought many have is “But I don’t want to  Read more ➝

There is so much more we could say and post BUT we are waiting until we receive our launch date.  We are thrilled with our material and we are patiently holding back until we have a date for you. Until then, Calhouns and Loughriges  

Practicing Presence began last week with our PRACTICING PRESENCE IN THE NEW YEAR Post. You will want to read that post before reading today’s addition. Practicing Presence for Type NINE begins with understanding the NINE’s Defense Mechanism: Narcotization. Narcotization is using food, drink, entertainment, or repetitive patterns of thinking and doing to “put oneself to sleep.”  Read more ➝

We are happy to report our book is moving along quite well. Four authors, One Voice, it is a Divine Dance! As we begin 2018 we will offer sneak peaks from our upcoming book. This article is from the Practice Section of the book. Each week another type will be added to the practice. Stay tuned! Practicing  Read more ➝


By Admin

Some of us react instinctively. We know in our gut and bones whether we like someone. Trusting our gut more than anything or anyone else makes it easy to jump in, or act out, or pull out without giving it a second thought. In the heat of things we dismiss our head and heart.