In-Spire-Ation

August 18th, 2014 | Posted by Barbara in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

  By Barbara Belknap During our last Regional Coordinator call, I was asked to write a blog about how I get inspired. My subconscious has been working on it, and one unexpected thought was that the word “spire” is in the middle of inspiration. Technically, the word spire is from the Old English word “spir” …
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Goddesses and Mortals

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted by Barbara in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

What if every boy and girl around the world learned about goddesses in their history classes? Would it make a difference in how women are regarded? Is teaching about the existence of goddesses too revolutionary? Would there be an uproar among religious leaders and PTAs? An entire ancient belief system has been “disappeared”. I never …
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Circle Spotlight – San Diego, Southern California, USA   Ana Couch-Regional Coordinator for So Cal GTW I was introduced to Gather The Women a few years ago from Sharon G. Mijares  Ph.D. (who is now the Regional Coordinator for Gather The Women in Costa Rica).  I jumped at the opportunity to be the Southern California …
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The Circle All is a circle within me. I am ten thousand years old. I am as young as a newborn flower. I am a buffalo in its grave. I am a tree in bloom. All is a circle within me. I have seen the world through an eagle’s eyes. I have seen it from …
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“Gather the Women. Save the World.” Those simple phrases caught my attention many years ago and hold it still. On May 13th, Ann Smith, GTW Regional Coordinator, Millionth Circle Convener and Circle Connections founder in Naples, Florida, posted a link to a short YouTube video on the GTW Facebook page called “Women of the World …
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Circle Spotlight – Liverpool, UK Circle Spotlight is a new feature of our blog… An opportunity to explore the many circles of Gather the Women worldwide by focussing on one at a time and learning about the circle’s history and members. The first circle we are visiting is in Liverpool, England, UK. —————————————— ♥ —————————————— This circle …
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Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes August 2013 Dear Brave Souls: A Message from Elders Tonight, a small group of us elders were talking about how we have to continue to speak up, and say even more about the institutionalization of the sacred, the basis for educating young-young souls, the once numinous idea that has now become …
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By Pat Kammer, GTW Victoria, Canada It came to me today that most of us don’t have an original thought. We are being spoon-fed through books, schools, television, radio, computers, i phones, i pads, from the pulpit as well as from each other. All of these sources belong to the realm of what is accepted …
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A brisk wind blew. Across the valley floor, the men could see gentle movement in the women’s billowing robes of all the colors of the rainbow. Their hungry eyes took it all in. The sun glinted off the women’s raven hair, and the snowy white heads of the elders shone like stars in the sea …
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