Women's Circles facilitated by Edwina Turner - in alignment with the ideals and ethos of The Millionth Circle which is a book (Conari Press) and concept created by Jean Shinoda Bolen , M.D. (Jungian Psychologist)
From the introduction to The Millionth Circle:
"The Millionth Circle depends upon a simple hypothesis, whose mechanism has already been proposed and observed, and is one that can be intuitively and immediately grasped : when a critical number of people change how they think and behave, the culture will also, and a new era begins. Once the principles are understood, the significance of women's circles can be appreciated as a revolutionary-evolutionary movement that is hidden and in plain sight"
Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
“It makes utter sense to stay healthy and strong, to be as nourishing to the body as possible. Yet I would have to agree, there is in many women a 'hungry' one inside. But rather than hungry to be a certain size, shape, or height, rather than hungry to fit the stereotype; women are hungry for basic regard from the culture surrounding them. The 'hungry' one inside is longing to be treated respectfully, to be accepted and in the very least, to be met without stereotyping.”
Power of Circles - Black Elk, Oglala Sioux Holy Man
... You have noticed that everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the Power of the World always works in circles,
and everything tries to be round...the sky is round, and I have heard that the earth is round like a ball, and so are all the stars. The wind, in its greatest power, whirls. Birds make their nests in circles, for theirs is the same religion as ours....Even the seasons form a great circle in their changing , and always come back again to where they were. The life of man is a circle from childhood to childhood, and so it is in everything where power moves ...