Monday, October 18, 2010

Calling a circle

For the children of our children. . .

There is a tradition in many cultures to call for a circle. It is common in midwife world, I know. Student midwives recently gathered early in the morning to lend their strength and faith during a tender time. Their loving gift of support carried a midwife, made a difference.

We sang together:
May you walk in your life as a woman
Clear and loving and strong
May you walk in your life as a woman
Trusting the path you are on.

I wish every student, every midwife, every friend, every sister, every lover of peace, every believer in the Spirit, every ancient mother and every future mother could join in my circle tonight. I think you can. Circle 'round for each soon to be born baby, for their mothers, for their grandmothers, for their midwives. Circle for those that grieve, for those in need of release. Lend your strength, share your love, add your voice.

. . .keep the circle whole.


Anonymous said...

Sending lots of prayers for you and those in need. I hope all is well.

Toners said...

Glad I can read your blog and be a part of the circle as well. Many thoughts to you and yours.

God bless.

diane said...

Men have important roles in the family, but it is truly women that connect everyone together. We hold enough love and strength to span generations, miles, heartaches and heartjoys. So much power is within those circles.
Thank you for being a part of mine.

Kim said...

I am honored to have been a part. My home will be filled with 9 women tomorrow night and we will be "circling" as well. You are a blessing, Cathy.