Have you ever desired more connection to the women in your community?
Have you wanted a safe space to share your story, not to get advice or judgement, but just to be listened to?
Have you ever wished for friends who would accept and appreciate you- just as you are?
If so, you are not alone.
I have found this sacred community though a tradition known as women's circles.
I have had the honor of hosting and attending women's circles and they are so sweet and powerful. If you have not heard of a women's circle before, essentially it is a safe and sacred space for women to come together to share life together.
Sounds broad and vague? It is a little.
The magic truly happens from establishing a safe circle with a few guiding principles and then letting each women offer her own gifts and words to the collective. Women's circles have been around for thousands of years and they can come in many beautiful shapes and sizes.
If you are feeling called to rise as a leader in your community, and to shar...
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