Program - Enneagram Type's Challenges & Gifts in Grief & Loss

Saturday, November 10, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012

4PM Sunday through 4:30PM Monday

$160 includes 1 nights lodging, 3 meals and program

$130 commuter includes meals and program

Facilitator - Sandra Smith, M.Div. Certified Enneagram Consultant


Poet and author David Whyte says that 50% of our life is saying goodbye. This begs the question, "How are we navigating these losses?" During this evening and day retreat, participants will explore how their Enneagram type works with loss in ways that may be life-denying as well

as life-giving. For example, for type Eight, the coping strategy of  being strong, the core avoidance of vulnerability, and the defense mechanism of denial all serve as barrier for healthy grieving. Knowing what limits us allows us to better navigate the journey to our hearts in

order to feel our emotions. We'll learn ways to cultivate a healthy strategy, given our Enneagram type, as we move through times of grief.


This retreat would be of particular interest to those in a grief process as well as those in helping



You may contact Sandra at for more information

Lodging will be in our Inn and most rooms have private baths. There will be a few single rooms available but we will not know the final room assignments until registration is complete so we would encourage you to bring a roommate of your choice.