By David Daniels —

Hope must not die before the patient. Hope must endure even after our passing from this life. Hope means living each new day as fully as we can almost as though it would be our last day. Hope lets us love fully. For without hope, we fall into despair. When our son died in an accident at age 25, we knew that he represented hope to all who knew him. There is a nature center dedicated in the honor of his life. The plaque simply says, “Hope for all who pass this way.” Each day, just take a few moments to reflect on hope. Bring up a time when hope abounded in you. It is there inside us all sometimes outside of awareness. Reflection brings it back. Remember, hope must never die.

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David Daniels

David Daniels

In memorium Co-Founder and Core Faculty Emeritus, David Daniels, MD enjoyed a long career as a clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford Medical School. He was a leading developer of the Enneagram system of nine personality styles, and co-author of the bestseller, The Essential Enneagram (Harper Collins), updated and revised with vital new material in 2009. He also co-developed the outstanding DVD, The Enneagram: Nine Paths to a Productive and Fulfilling Life and The Enneagram in the Workplace. In private practice for more than 40 years, David taught the Enneagram system at Stanford, in the community and internationally since 1992. He co-founded the Enneagram Professional Training Program (EPTP) with Helen Palmer in 1988. They also were founders of the International Enneagram Association (IEA). David brought his knowledge of the Enneagram to individuals, couples and groups, and to a wide range of applications in clinical practice and the workplace. He developed many innovative workshops including the Dynamics of Vital Relationships, Anger and Forgiveness, Loss and Grief as Transformers, the Enneagram’s Gift to Love and Life, Intimate Relationships, Love and Will, and the Enneagram’s Gift to Mastering Conflict Constructively and Compassionately. Dr. David Daniels, MD is clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford Medical School, a leading developer of the Enneagram system of nine personality styles, and co-author of The Essential Enneagram (Harper Collins). He also co-developed the outstanding DVD, The Enneagram: Nine Paths to a Productive and Fulfilling Life and The Enneagram in the Workplace. In private practice for more than three decades, David also has taught the Enneagram system at Stanford, in the community, and internationally for 20 years. With Helen Palmer he co-founded the Enneagram Professional Training Program (EPTP) and was a founder of the International Enneagram Association (IEA). He brings his knowledge of the Enneagram to individuals, couples and groups, and to a wide range of applications in clinical practice and the workplace. He has developed many innovative workshops including the Advanced Training for Therapists, Coaches, Counselors, and Guides with Terry Saracino and Marion Gilbert, The Dynamics of Vital Relationships, Anger and Forgiveness, The Instinctual Subtypes, and Loss and Grief. Visit www.enneagramworldwide.com for additional information. Dr. David Daniels appeared on the radio show Healing the Grieving Heart with Hosts, Dr. Gloria & Dr. Heidi Horsley to discuss Why Is It When I Am Up, She Is Down? Personal Aspects of Grief. To hear Dr. Daniels being interviewed on this show, click on the following link: www.voiceamericapd.com/health/010157/horsley072105.mp3

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