Why I Love the Enneagram

Gina Butz growth, personal 4 Comments

I have a love/hate relationship with personality assessments. I enjoy¬†learning more about myself, but most assessments leave me thinking, “You don’t know me at all.” And then I found the Enneagram. About 8 years ago, when I was coaching a leadership program for our ministry, the other coaches began pulling out their Enneagram books. I was intrigued. I skimmed one …

Why I Need a Dog

Gina Butz growth, personal 4 Comments

Sometimes I imagine a conversation between the Father and Jesus that went like this: Father: I think we should give Gina a dog. Jesus: I don’t think she would like that. I think she would find it disruptive. Father: Exactly. Jesus: Oh, this is going to be fun. Oh yes, she’s been disruptive. She’s required countless hours of training, walking, …