We are all made with a deep desire to be in God’s presence and to become our true selves in light of God's grace. Books from IVP Formatio follow the rich tradition of the church in the journey of spiritual formation. For spiritual directors, retreat leaders, and contemplative Christians alike, IVP Formatio titles facilitate deep and formative spiritual growth through spiritual disciplines and tools like the Enneagram.

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The Path Between Us
hardcover

The Path Between Us

An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships

by Suzanne Stabile

How do we understand the motivations and dynamics of the different personality types we see in our intimate partners, our friends, or in our professional lives? This book from Suzanne Stabile on the nine Enneagram types and how they experience relationships will guide readers into deeper insights about themselves, their types, and others’ personalities so that they can have loving, mature, and compassionate relationships.

The Path Between Us Journal
casebound

The Path Between Us Journal

by Suzanne Stabile

In this high-quality journal from bestselling Enneagram author Suzanne Stabile, you'll find brief quotes from The Path Between Us and The Path Between Us Study Guide as well as fresh insights from Suzanne's teaching and space for you to apply the spiritual wisdom of the Enneagram and to record your deepening self-understanding.

The Path Between Us Study Guide
paperback

The Path Between Us Study Guide

by Suzanne Stabile

This six-session study guide is a content-rich companion to Suzanne Stabile's The Path Between Us, exploring the nine Enneagram types and how they experience relationships. Individuals and groups will gain deeper insights about themselves, their types, and others’ personalities so that they can have loving, mature, and compassionate relationships.

Number of Studies: 6

The Relational Soul
paperback

The Relational Soul

Moving from False Self to Deep Connection

by Richard Plass and James Cofield

We are made by and for relationship with God and others, even discovering and developing our God-given identity through relational connection. Bringing together the study of psychology and spiritual formation, The Relational Soul highlights how a conscious relationship with the Trinity can transform our self-awareness and our connection with other people.

The Road Back to You
hardcover

The Road Back to You

An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery

by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile

Ignorance is bliss—except in self-awareness. Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile share their Enneagram wisdom and help you grow in knowledge of yourself, compassion for others, and love for God. Witty and filled with stories, this unique approach gives you a peek inside each of the nine Enneagram types, taking you further into who you really are and leading you into spiritual discovery.

The Road Back to You Study Guide
paperback

The Road Back to You Study Guide

by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile

Want to go deeper into the Enneagram? This content-rich companion to The Road Back to You features helpful tools for growth, new material about triads, five study sessions, and additional personal reflections about each type. Whether you are on your own or in a group, this guide will help you to grow in knowledge of yourself, compassion for others, and love for God.

Number of Studies: 5

The Way Up Is Down
hardcover

The Way Up Is Down

Becoming Yourself by Forgetting Yourself

by Marlena Graves

For writer, professor, and activist Marlena Graves, formation and justice always intertwine on the path to a balanced life of both action and contemplation. Drawing on the rich traditions of Eastern and Western Christian saints, she describes the process of emptying herself that allows her to move upward toward God and become the true self that God calls her to.

The Winding Path of Transformation
paperback

The Winding Path of Transformation

Finding Yourself Between Glory and Humility

by Jeff Tacklind
Foreword by Cathleen Falsani

Pastor Jeff Tacklind knows that the spiritual journey can be winding and halting rather than a constant ascent of growth—full of paradox, tension, and surprises. Drawing from the natural world and following guides such as C. S. Lewis, Henri Nouwen, and Søren Kierkegaard, Tacklind's honest and meditative account will inspire those on the winding path of following God.

Two Steps Forward
paperback

Two Steps Forward

A Story of Persevering in Hope

Sensible Shoes Series

by Sharon Garlough Brown

The spiritual journey continues for Hannah, Meg, Mara and Charissa, the characters we met in the bestselling book Sensible Shoes. Sometimes life feels like two steps forward and one step back. Find your own spiritual journey reflected in the lives of these women and discover the way forward.

Two Steps Forward Study Guide
paperback

Two Steps Forward Study Guide

Sensible Shoes Series

by Sharon Garlough Brown

The women of Sensible Shoes encounter new adventures and roadblocks in their spiritual journeys in Two Steps Forward. In this eight-week study guide you'll find daily Scripture readings, reflection questions, and spiritual practices, as well as discussion questions and suggested practices for reading groups to do together.

Number of Studies: 8


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