|Each of the Enneagram styles is a story that we
tell ourselves and others. More than a simple
list of personality characteristics, these stories
(Gr. mythos) illuminate the core questions with
which each type must wrestle. They take us to a
more profound, eloquent, intuitive knowledge of
and feel for each type.
The stories, by their nature, focus on the dynamic qualities of
the types. They clarify the underlying polarities which create
and sustain the fixation, and they describe the potential paths of
development for each.
We will tell, engage and apply the myths of each type from a
variety of cultures. Principal among these is the astonishing