Creating Sanctuary, Shifting Spirit

I have been offering empowerment and learning circles for girls for several years now. It started off as my give-away to the community. I wanted the circle for my daughter, a...

One of the instructional pieces I go through with the girls in my circles is about Body Sovereignty. I begin by asking them if they know what a sovereign is or...

Until a few years ago my entire experience with talking circles consisted of one trip to a horrible Al-Anon group and the understanding that there was a form of group therapy...

  On Mayday weekend of 2013, I held a Welcoming Women ceremony for my daughter and her friend, both members of our Pink Tent circle. This was a celebration to welcome...

In our 4th Pink Tent circle we worked on the letter ‘S’ from our G.I.R.L.S. layout. ‘S’ stands for Stuff according to the list but in my mind, S has always...

This was our first Pink Tent after a long summer off. My family and I did a lot of traveling and Patricia has a new baby who was born in late...

In back of our house is a shed that looks like a cottage. It is small, 10×14 or so and painted pumpkin orange inside. Eventually it is supposed to become my...

For our 3rd meeting, we focused on Sizes and Moods, two things the girls have expressed a great deal of interest in. In honor of one of our attendees and my...

At some point there must be a more creative way to discern between the Pink Tent posts! This will be short, like our meeting. It was a dark and rainy night....

A few months ago a friend told me about a dream she’d had. In her dream we were teaching a sex-ed class for the girls at our homeschool co-op. I must...