Episodes
Thank you everyone who has joined us on The Enneagram Journey Toward Wholeness Tour '22, both in person at the recordings and from your home, car, work, the gym and on your walks. Today's episode is the final conversation from the tour, with Ryan and Suzanne Motter in Kansas City, MO. Ryan and Suzanne work together, raise two wonderful girls together, and support each other in the hot seat with the Enneagram Godmother. 2023 will be filled with new episodes and conversations, but it'll be...
Published 11/23/22
The podcast hits the road for Charlotte, NC in today's episode, sitting down with homeschooling moms, Melissa (enneagram 9) and Alexiz (enneagram 1).  Like all of the Tour '22 podcasts, this episode is a little longer than our typical shows, but it is packed with great Q&A, enneagram insights from the guests on life as a 1 and 9, wisdom from the Godmother, and a few laughs. If this episode convinces you to free up your weekend November 11 and 12, then join us in Kansas City, MO for the...
Published 11/01/22
Published 11/01/22
This is one of those conversations that could have lasted easily another 2 hours. Enneagram 8, Danielle Shroyer, visited the Micah Center to join Suzanne on The Journey. Did you have to Google Lebanese Druze? (Joel did) Original Blessing (you're going to want your own copy) Enneagram 8s and Anger Staying connected to your history and family tree while moving on in a new world And, you guessed it, so much more!! PLUG TIME One final stop on The Enneagram Journey Toward Wholeness Tour '22! ...
Published 10/07/22
The Enneagram Journey Toward Wholeness Tour '22 continues with Erin Moon (3) and Jamie Golden (7)! As someone who clearly listens to good podcasts, you probably already know Erin and Jamie from The Bible Binge or The Popcast, but if you don't, you'll get to know a lot about them today. Can we hack our Repressed Centers? What do you think the overlap is of ADHD and Enneagram Sevens? Which numbers catastrophize the most? Differences between 3s, 7s, and 8s? Does the OC still hold up? We're...
Published 09/23/22
What?! Back to back episodes with Enneagram 2 guests? That's right! Jillana Goble joins The Journey in this episode to talk about her experience as an enneagram two parent, foster parent, wife, and her book, A Love Stretched Life. Towards the end of the episode Suzanne and Jillana run through all 9 numbers, briefly discussing hangups they may have and questions to ask themselves as they pursue foster care and adoption. PLUG TIME! November 11-12, 2022 you need to be in Kansas City, MO for...
Published 09/08/22
So as it turns out, we need to have more Enneagram Twos on the podcast! Dr. Holly Oxhandler is the first to help out as she joins Suzanne and Joel at the Micah Center to talk about Enneagram Two life and her book, The Soul of The Helper. "I think the risk for a lot of Twos is that they can run themselves so ragged that they'll get to the end of their lives and just be like, 'I missed it, because I was focused on everybody else around me.'" PLUG TIME: The Enneagram Journey Toward Wholeness...
Published 08/30/22
Today's episode was filmed in LTM's backyard (nearly). The rain forced us inside at Union Coffee in Dallas for this incredible conversation with Katy Alaniz, enneagram 4, and Justine Guzman, enneagram 1. You'll learn a lot about Katy and Justine in today's episode, and if you want to learn more about Katy visit www.thewakefulstate.com and if you want to learn more about Justine find her on social media @beautifulstackofpancakes. Impression Management (a new favorite term of Suzanne's)...
Published 07/26/22
We open up the voicemail box and get Suzanne to answer some of the listener's questions in this episode. 7 Questions and all 9 Enneagram numbers get some air time! Fours married to Fives, Sixes married to Eights who both originally thought they were Nines, One's inner critics, and Sevens showing their feelings. Yeah, and there is so much more! PLUG TIME Applications and information for the 2023 LTM Cohorts From Intentional To Intuitive is coming up! Don't miss the Enneagram Event of the...
Published 07/15/22
Everyone, break out your Feelings Wheel for today's episode! The Enneagram Journey Toward Wholeness Tour '22 made its way to Portland to sit down with Alex (8) and Michele (5) Choi. We're going to find out what it means to be "trust challenged", how we can change the time of disconnect in our relationships, and what keeps each enneagram number from accepting help? Don't miss your opportunity to join Suzanne and Joel at an upcoming Journey Toward Wholeness event! Denver, CO - July 15-16 ...
Published 06/28/22
Who are you?! Who are you not?! Who? Who?! The Enneagram: Know Your Number workshop is where the Journey begins, and NOBODY is better at teaching it than the Enneagram Godmother. Today's podcast is the introduction to her Know Your Number workshop, as well as the teaching on enneagram Eights. This is the podcast that you're going to give to your friends when they say, "Where can I learn about the enneagram? Where should I start?" If you're beginning your Journey, or you're wanting to brush...
Published 06/28/22
We're in the tree, no? In the nest?! Yeah we are! Mother/son duo from the Northstar Community in Richmond, VA, Scott (5) and Teresa (6) McBean join the show in today's episode to talk about their enneagram one spouses, working together, how Northstar came through the last 2 and half years, and some great Q&A with the live audience at Coco + Hazel. The similarities and differences between 2s and 6s Being a parent and being in ministry Fear for the Collective Boundaries for the Dependent...
Published 06/16/22
Meet Enneagram 6, Mike Alexander! His accomplishments and accolades are looooong, and you can read about them at lionstrategy.group, but for the purpose of this podcast, you just need to know that the man is the real thing, and has been doing his work. Lindsay points out in the show how great it is to hear an enneagram 6 talk with so many years of enneagram experience in hand. Let's talk psychological safety the enneagram and being a police officer Leadership Styles Vulnerability "My...
Published 06/03/22
The LTM bus rolls into Austin, TX for the second stop of The Enneagram Journey Toward Wholeness Tour '22! Maybe we'll call this episode an Enneagram podcast collab with The Enneagram Journey and Austin Enneagram, oh yeah, that is the podcast that Leigh and Elizabeth host! This is a loaded episode: "the hedgehog story" What have they learned hosting Austin Enneagram? Are sexual subtypes the most intense? Differences between 4 and 7 Stance Work aaaaaaaand more You can find listen to Austin...
Published 05/20/22
Oooooh, you're going to hear in Suzanne's voice how excited she gets in today's episode because of the greatness of the guest, Enneagram 4, KJ Ramsey. KJ is a trauma-informed licensed porfessional counselor and author whose work offers space to see every part of our souls and stories as sacred. They'll talk some in this episode about one of her books, This Too Shall Last, and she has a new book coming out soon: The Lord Is My Courage. Find out more about KJ at kjramsey.com TODAY'S PLUG! ...
Published 05/10/22
Suzanne's favorite way to teach returns on this episode of The Enneagram Journey! We remove a few more messages from the inbox as Suzanne talks about: Some differences between EIGHTS and TWOS Vulnerability and Betrayal Anxiety and Fear Addressing some difficult family circumstances Special contribution from a guest in the Micah Center! PLUG for the Enneagram Event of the Year!! From Intentional To Intuitive with Suzanne Stabile, August 4-6 in Dallas, TX or join Online! ...
Published 04/22/22
The podcast's first stop on The Enneagram Journey Toward Wholeness Tour finds us in Tomball, TX at The Renewal Center with friends of LTM, Aaron Edwards and Kelly Hall. Both Enneagram Fours, Aaron and Kelly are the directors of the Renewal Center and they share in this episode how they make that work, why their ministry benefits from being led by two 4s, and a lot more! You can find out more about The Renewal Center and RE:Bar at therenewalcenter.org PLUG TIME! Big events in Dallas and...
Published 03/14/22
Shauna Niequist joins the show! You enneagram fans may remember her from an early episode of The Road Back to You podcast, yup, that is a deep cut. Enneagram 7, and the author of, "I Guess I Haven't Learned That Yet", (what a great title) joins Suzanne to talk about being married to a 4, her new book, journaling and so much more. PLUG TIME Where Will We Go From Here with Rev. Joseph Stabile, Brian D. McLaren, and the Enneagram Godmother is March 31 - April 2. Join online or in person in...
Published 03/01/22
Suzanne says that enneagram sixes are the people that hold our communities together, so it seems fitting that 40 Days on Being a 6 author Tara Beth Leach will put a nice bow on our Daily Reflections Series! Tara Beth Leach is a pastor, preacher of the Word, and a writer. She speaks widely at conferences, retreats, and universities across America on Women in Ministry, Church Leadership, and the call to be a Radiant Witness. She is a pastor at Christ Church of Oak Brook in the western suburbs...
Published 02/14/22
The series of Enneagram Daily Reflections authors continues today with Enneagram 8, Sandra Maria Van Opstal! "Fósforito! The explosion happened so quickly there was no stopping it. My mother called me 'tiny match' when she would see this fire exploding from me." This is how Latina pastor, activist, and worship leader, Sandra Maria Van Opstal, describes her experience as an Eight. There came a point in her life when she saw how her fiery explosions were undermining her leadership. A wise...
Published 01/27/22
Oh Happy Dani, aka Danielle Coke, joins the show today! Earlier in the year we asked you the listeners to tell us some guests you wanted to hear from, and Dani's name came up over and over, and we can see why. Dani, an enneagram 7, shares about how what started as a hobby blossomed into a journey of using art and words to make complex social justice-related issues more digestible and easy to understand for people around the world. Find her online at ohhappydani.com and on instagram...
Published 12/28/21
Suzanne's favorite way to teach! Questions and responses today with the Godmother of the Enneagram. Today's show includes a call to the Reverend to help an aggressive couple who is dealing with leaving their church community, a heavy dose of relationship talk, and how many attempts does it take an enneagram six to leave a message? The Enneagram Journey Toward Wholeness Tour! Richmond, Birmingham, and Houston are filling up quickly and Austin and Portland will be opening up soon! Visit...
Published 12/20/21
What a special episode!! In today's show you'll get to hear from some of Suzanne's grandkids, some of her children, some of their spouses, from Carolyn K. Teel, and it can't be a family episode without the Reverend! Joel took a couple of microphones to the Stabile Family Thanksgiving, and collected some audio. We hope you'll enjoy some of their memories and conversation around the holidays, and then hear from Joe and Suzanne as they discuss what the holidays have meant for them, and how...
Published 12/10/21
LTM's own Lindsay O'Connor joins the show! Lindsay is an enneagram six, married to a nine, in seminary, parenting 2 beautiful girls, and self proclaimed "wannabe contemplative." Lindsay and Suzanne talk about the role books have played in her life, the similarities and differences between the two of them in the dependent stance, and more! You can find Lindsay on Instagram @lindsayloconnor and catch her at The Micah Center and upcoming LTM events! PLUG TIME! Where Will We Go From...
Published 12/01/21
The Enneagram Daily Reflections series marches on today with enneagram 1, Juanita Rasmus! The show starts today with Juanita getting us all grounded before jumping into some good enneagram teaching and background on wings and stress and security. Then let's hear about how ones take care of themselves, and how we can better take care of them (tip 1: don't touch their food). You can find out more about Juanita by visiting juanitarasmus.com  and you can find your copy of 40 Days on Being a 1...
Published 11/17/21