Category Archives: Family Circle Meetings

Family Circle ~ August 14, 2013

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We finally had time to hold space and have a family circle meeting. I can’t believe the Summer has almost passed us by! We wanted to have a circle before we leave on vacation next week, because when we get back the schedule picks up. So… today’s energy was good. In fact, the focus of our discussion was life cycles… Read more »

Family Circle ~ Father’s Day 2013

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…a time came when mankind aspired not to co-creation but to analysing God's creation… when human thought faltered, aspiring not to creation but to the accumulation of knowledge… " – Ringing of the Cedars, Book 4: Co-Creation, by Vladimire Megre. Today, we honored Fatherhood, and the important relationship of a father in the creation of a family. I pointed out… Read more »

Family Circle ~ April 2013 (Earth Day)

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Since it's been a busy month, and we hadn't had time to have a family circle, we decided Earth Day was the perfect day to prioritize making time to be together. Monday's are usually "Media Free Day" in our house, so we figured it was as good of time as any to get the kids' attention! And, Earth Day is… Read more »

Family Circle ~ March 2013

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Today we celebrated the beginning of Spring, though it still feels like Winter outside. We wrote the things we're looking forward to about Spring in our family journal, talked some more about meditation and watched a short video on the topic, and closed out the circle with a prayer. Love these moments together! ~~~ Springtime Prayer O Dancer of Creation,… Read more »

Family Circle ~ February 2013

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It was late on this mid-February evening, but we missed our January Family Circle, and finally had a night where everyone was home, so the kids set up our table. We spent a little time chatting, watching a short video on "meaning" from the the Spirit Science YouTube channel and writing things we "love" in our family journal. It was… Read more »

Family Circle ~ Winter Solstice 2012

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Despite the apocalyptic predictions, we survived the day, and rounded it out with a family circle meeting to celebrate our fortitude. The house was a mess, and everyone was tired, but we cleared a space, embellished it with our yuletide creativity, and honored this longest night of the year. We gave the kids each a special scented holiday candle, made… Read more »

Circle of Gratitude – Thanksgiving 2012

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Today's "Circle of Gratitude" rounded out our quiet and relaxing Thanksgiving day festivities, which started with a short visit from Grandma and Tom. They stayed and chatted for an hour or so, before heading off to their “traditional” buffet dinner at a local restaurant. After our happy holiday guests departed, we sat down for a little family “gratitude circle,” to… Read more »

Family Circle ~ October 1, 2012

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“We are calling the circle and invite you to join us. We yearn for a safe place within which to be authentic, trusting, caring, and open to change. We are searching for a way of life that embraces wisdom and compassion as its core principles. By “wisdom” we mean deep insight into the interdependence of all phenomena, into the ways… Read more »

Family Circle ~ August 12, 2012

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Today we had a quick meeting, mainly to focus on goals for the upcoming "school" year. I can't believe this is our 8th year of homeschooling! In our "Journal of Goodness," we wrote down some of our favorite Summer memories and things we are looking forward to in the last few weeks of Summer this year. We also talked about… Read more »