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Circle started around the cook-fires of humanity’s ancestors and has accompanied us ever since. We remember this space. When we listen, we speak more thoughtfully. We lean in to shared purpose. Christina Baldwin and Ann Linnea, The…
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For everyone in the circle to feel truly safe, the underlying assumption must be that everyone in attendance will honor the Circle Agreements, and that the Host and Guardian will be resolute in attending to them.
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The only person who can accurately perceive a circle to be healing is the individual circle participant. Healing, as with pain, is what the person says it is.
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The very nature of healing circles invites what is unhealed to present itself in hopes of healing. People can arrive raw without being quite sure themselves what their emotions are, how to hold themselves together, or how to let themselves fall…
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Learning to respond to others with honest, open questions instead of counsel, corrections, and advice can be a life-altering practice.
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It’s easy to become attached to the expectation that whenever a group of us gather in healing circles, magic will appear. What do we do when it doesn’t?
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We read the five Healing Circles Langley agreements before every circle. The explanation of them is my understanding of what they mean but we have discovered that deepening this understanding is a lifelong study. We treat each other with kindness…