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Healing Circles and Existential Issues

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Sometimes the topics brought up during our healing circles feel dizzying in their scope and make me wonder: Is there anything that is not fair game? Not really, because when we open the spaces for an exploration of the internal landscape, we…

The Birth of Healing Circles Langley

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Healing Circles Langley has grown from two monthly circles to hosting 60 circles or events per month. All of this has been accomplished without any paid staff. We raise our own money through the generosity of local Whidbey donors.

Safety in Numbers: Five Circle Agreements

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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.

What Makes a Circle Healing?

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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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Gracious Listening

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Among other things, gracious listening requires a hospitable heart, a compassionate presence, and a commitment to not "fix."

The Circle is Big Enough

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A circle is big enough for all of us. For all parts of us. And for all stages of our life journeys.

Listening Within

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The quality of listening to others relates directly to the quality of listening within. But it’s not easy.

Healing Circles as a Place of Refuge

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At the bottom of every waterfall or cataract‚ÄĒregardless of how wide, how tall, how thunderous‚ÄĒis an eddy. This is a place of refuge where the current turns back on itself, the river flows upstream, and time itself seems to stop.