Book Recommendations: Exploring the Enneagram

A few years ago, I learned about the Enneagram from a dear friend of mine—an Army Chaplain for whom counseling is a big part of her job—who thought it would be helpful to me. I laughed at her when she told me to be open-minded. When I heard the term “Enneagram” (pronounced any-uh-gram), I confess…

Ten Incredible Books by Women of Color

As the editor of a literary journal dedicated to promoting the work of women writers, I try to be conscientious and diverse in the work I present in the journal. For the Same, that means we want to be sure to represent the work of marginalized female voices which are underrepresented in the literary world—women of color, lesbian/bisexual…