SDI Learns from ... Sr. Cathy Beckley, SNJM
SDI member Sister Cathy Beckley, SNJM, dives into the Enneagram and shares how it can be helpful in spiritual direction and for personal growth and transformation. Beckley highlights the importance of knowing yourself to understand the lens through which you view the world.
1. In what ways can the Enneagram help uncover new areas of personal growth for you?
2. How can spiritual direction benefit from the Enneagram?
3. Why might it be helpful to gain awareness of our patterns and worldviews?
Sr. Cathy Beckley, SNJM, has enjoyed working with the Enneagram for almost thirty years. Beckley earned her master's in social work from the University of Washington and an MDiv degree from Gonzaga University. She began as a high school teacher and administrator. Beckley then worked as a therapist with individuals, families, and groups. She founded a Drop-In Center for Women in Spokane, Washington, USA, and served as a vocation director for her religious community. Her present ministry has been spiritual direction and retreat work.