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Why the Enneagram? pt. 2

Read part 1 here.
In the previous post, I pointed to three fundamental truths that lay the foundation for working with the Enneagram. They are:
Every person is created in the Image of God.Our highest calling is to love God with our entire being - body, heart, & mind.Our love for God is fulfilled in loving others AND loving ourselves. Before you begin to build, you need to have a good base. Some of us may need to do a bit more foundation work before we begin. I believe that once we've got this foundation set, then we can begin the real work.
In my understanding, there are four main tasks that the Enneagram invites us to undergo. They are related to and flow out of the three fundamental truths. So if you're ready to get to work on the Enneagram, here is what you can expect the process to look like.
1. Find Yourself
This is closely tied to the first truth, that we are all made in the Image of God. Some of us struggle with understanding who God made us to be. When I say…