Of muses and women

February 27th, 2013 | Posted by Barbara in Articles | Inspiration - (0 Comments)

Each day I am inspired and warmed by the women who find Gather the Women, the women who post on our Facebook page, and the women who send emails out of the blue (if there is such a thing).  This morning, I found Sandy Wolk and The Return of the Divine Feminine gracing our Facebook …
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Every couple of months I have to face the piles of paper in my home office and act, file, or recycle. Theoretically, everything should be online, but I have “binders of women” and agendas, minutes, notes, bits and pieces of paper on the cabinet, the book shelf, my desk, and in the corner on the …
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By Diane Jung Seed Thought: Today is one of the four cardinal points of the year, Summer Solstice, the day of greatest light. The Medicine wheel has completed its spring turning and is fully open to the southern gate, the gate of summer. Summer is the season for appreciating the abundance of life, the reality …
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Authentic Conversation

May 30th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (0 Comments)

by:  Jeanie DeRousseau “I believe we can change the world if we start listening to one another again. Simple, honest, human conversation. Not meditation, negotiation, problem-solving, debate, or public meetings. Simple, truthful conversation where we each have a chance to speak, we each feel heard, and we each listen well.” —Turning to One Another, Margaret …
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Each One Reach One

May 30th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (0 Comments)

“If it is to be, it is up to me.” Gather the Women is a global community, a sisterhood of diverse women transforming distances, differences and isolation into opportunities for collaboration and leadership. We are together in this deep intention to unite the human family, and together we can make our unity visible. We are …
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Engage Your Creativity

May 30th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (0 Comments)

Gather the Women Global MatrixTM is well aware of the incredible wisdom and creativity that is stored in the hearts of women everywhere, awaiting its expression for the good of humanity. If you feel any activation of your talents and heart’s desires as you experience GTW, if you find yourself called to participate in any …
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by Barbara Belknap One of the things I have learned since I started holding gatherings in circle is that as the convener I need to do the math. If I have 20 women and each one speaks for 5 minutes that is an hour and 40 minutes. If two women in the circle talk for …
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On Meaningful Conversations

May 30th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (0 Comments)

by Claire Peterson Meaningful Conversations: Occur in the present moment Expand my mind Touch my soul Enliven something beautiful within my spirit Engage the very best of all participants Feel good in my body Are often full of silent patches—not hurried. Some Elements of Meaningful Conversation are that they are engaging, honest, have a simplicity of genius, …
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Holding the Rim of the Circle

May 30th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (0 Comments)

by Barbara Belknap I always remember that the circle is like a basket or a vessel. The rim needs to be solid to hold all that goes into it and for everyone to feel safe. I check before I ring the bell to start to see if I can see everyone’s eyes. If I can’t, …
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It’s hard to believe that we are already deep into Fall. Upon the time of our last letter to you many of us were putting away our boots and coats in preparation for the summer. Now we are finding ways to warm ourselves again.   The Gather the Women community has enjoyed many blessings over …
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