Enjoy this inside look at all the fun we had!

by Barbara Belknap, Matrix Convener It’s been a little over two weeks since we celebrated our Gather the Women annual circle gathering at Trent University in Peterborough, Canada. I am still savoring the love, the laughter, the tears, the music, and the conversations we had. Mary Cunningham of Sierra Vista, Arizona, Donna Ahlstrand of the North …
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September 2012 Newsletter

September 20th, 2012 | Posted by News Convener in Newsletters - (0 Comments)

by Donna Ahlstrand, Newsletter Convener Closing the Circle in Peterborough We are home from the Annual Gathering in Canada. 43 women from Canada and the United States spent an inspirational August weekend together “Weaving Wisdom, Renewing Spirit.” We are ready now to continue to spread the GTW circle energy in our local areas, and particularly across Canada. …
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by Donna Ahlstrand, Newsletter Convener IN THIS ISSUE: Thoughts on Gratitude Regional Coordinator Interviews: Kim Upton and Suzan Nolan

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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Water Ritual

June 6th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Gather the Women - (0 Comments)

By Barbara Belknap, Matrix Convener Regional Coordinator, Juneau, Alaska Since our August GTW gathering in Racine, Wisconsin, I have been thinking about the value of ritual. From the very early days of Gather the Women, water has been used as a symbol for continuity. Each time we have our annual gathering, there is a water …
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October marks one of two times per year that we invite our greater Gather the Women community to create a regional circle so that many circles happen around the same time and theme. The intention for this goes along with “The millionth circle” principle which refers to the circle whose formation tips the scales and …
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Savoring the Gathering

June 6th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Gather the Women - (0 Comments)

By Diane Jung and Mary Cunningham Matrix Conveners & Regional Coordinators Upon reflecting on the Gathering held in Racine, Wisconsin this August, the one word that keeps surfacing is “savoring” and this all began with our opening circle when each of us shared our thoughts on “who we are and what we are bringing to …
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Creating a Circle

June 6th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Activation - (0 Comments)

by Donna Ahlstrand, North Bay Regional Coordinator I knew I wanted to start a women’s circle in 2010. After attending a couple of circles in women’s homes and two larger gatherings of the local Gather the Women North Bay group and then participating in GTW’s annual four-day retreat, I realized this form of being together …
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Want to Start Your Own Circle?

June 6th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Resources - (0 Comments)

Gather the Women has the perfect tool for you! Gather the Women has developed the engaging “Seeding Circles” DVD to help you bring women together to experience listening and sharing in meaningful conversation. All proceeds from our DVD sales go directly toward helping us grow and help more women like you feel connected and empowered. …
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