Longing to Leave

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I long to leave. Easily, quickly, with little to no preparation. To go from pajamas into jeans and an old friendly sweatshirt, my feet slipped into clogs or flip-flops, a quick brush through my hair—or not—a smoosh of clear gloss on my lips.

Commonweal Cancer Help Program Alumni Circles

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We bring forth our most authentic selves, share what is most important, are present with our own and each other’s hearts, share joys and sorrows, and through this, do the soul work that feeds us most profoundly.

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Anxiety over the uncertainty inherent in living with cancer can be crippling. Kelly Lindsay found a way to become a thriving Uncertainist.

Strategies for Pain Relief

Deepening our understanding of the Healing Circles Agreements is a lifelong study.

Healing Grief Circle

My experience of circle comes from our Healing Grief Circle and fuels the work of growing and spreading circles as much as possible. It was our first gathering, and attending were two bereaved mothers, both of whom had experienced the loss of…

Healing Art Circle

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At St. Paul's Church in Houston, we explore self-discovery topics, such as emotions, stress, loss, strength, self-awareness, and transformation, by pairing them with specific art activities wrapped in healing circles.

Embellished Journals

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Opening my very first Art and Healing circle, I feel excited and vulnerable. Reminding myself to breathe, I ground and relax. I know that whoever comes will be just right.  This is my first time facilitating something like this, and I feel…

The Power of Music and Singing

Music and singing are powerful healing tools to uplift and inspire us, bring us comfort and hope, and give voice to our struggles.

Writing to Heal

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Write to Heal came to Kate Stivers as an idea after several traumatic and life-changing experiences. Now it’s a healing circle for many.