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Let Your GPS Guide You

I remember getting lost in the woods on my 6th-grade field trip. I was with a few friends and we weren't paying attention to where we were going. We just let the trail lead us. By the time we realized we were lost, it started to get dark. That's when our fear kicked in. It's also when our senses started tuning in to our surroundings. We looked around for something familiar. We looked for signs of the direction we came from. We listened to the birds and sounds of the forest and maybe we could hear people calling, looking for us. We even tried to smell for a campfire. Back then, there were no cell phones with a GPS. We had to use our camping skills and instincts.

A GPS is so helpful when we are needing to know where to go. It also helps us when we are lost. The Growth Path To Self method of using the Enneagram does just that. It shows us our starting point (our core type), different routes we can take (our wings) and any detours or "law enforcement" on the way as well as the best way that will get there (our line numbers).