The monthly sister circle of Sister Spirit Sanctuary, Temple of the Sacred Feminine is August 28th 4 p.m to 7 p.m
Sister Spirit Sanctuary, Temple of the Sacred Feminine is an open circle of women, for women who are seeking women-centered, Goddess-based spirituality. We are women who are building and experiencing sisterhood and self-empowerment through healing, education and ritual. We are based in Akron, Ohio.
Finding Balance In The Midst Of Chaos.
This month I am very late with posting the information for the Sister Circle. Because of that,this might not reach those in plenty of time who might have liked to have otherwise joined us. For any inconvenience, I apologize.
The last few weeks or longer, I have found myself completely overwhelmed with things in my own realm that it has finally dawned on me how “ungrounded” I have become. Having talked with several sisters, I know that I am not alone.
As we are slowly but surely approaching the autumnal equinox, a time of balance, it seems appropriate that our focus is in the direction of seeking a place of balance in the midst of our chaotic world, especially now having just emerged from a nasty Mercury Retrograde.
The Focus and Work
Our work in this months Sister Circle will be centered on exploring the reasons for our own personal overly stressful times and recognize how these can easily become depress-ful times.
Through discussion and journaling, we’ll begin by tracing some of these feelings we have back to their origin, untangle the way we respond by releasing our negative and or anti-response (you know, when we just ignore it hoping it goes away and it just begins to snowball response!) by giving it over to Earth mama for transformation while at the same time, clearing and healing the root chakra so that we may draw Her powerful energy into ourselves. When we are grounded in the energy of the earth, each time these chaotic and crazy feelings surface again (and make no mistake, they will!) we will have learned how to better cope and respond to them without feeling so overwhelmed vs reacting in ways that do not add to our life purpose here on earth.
The Goddess Energy we will work with this month is SHAKTI. She is a powerful Goddess that can help motivate us to strip away the chaotic energies in our lives and help direct us to finding our own balance within.
Shakti is the Ultimate Goddess of India. Shakti is the primal force of all female energy found within each Goddess. She is the ancient force of power, the breath that will that animates the divine Devi. Shakti liberates women from trivial events of everyday life, and leads them to enlightenment. Her creative abilities and transcendent power are the core of ever Hindu Goddess. She is the force in yoga practices and tantric ritual.
From The Goddess Guide, by Priestess Brandi Auset
Tapping into creativity:
Working with this healing and balancing earth energy, we will be journaling and working with stone art. With these stones, we mark, design and decorate them with our own specially chosen symbols and others that we might carry with us in a pouch or purse to remind ourselves of our purpose for those moments or just use for meditative & ritual purposes.
Those planning to come should bring the following items:
- A Journal, a pen, and some markers.
- Your own personal candle for the altar
- Anything of personal or symbolic value you would like to share and bring to the altar; a piece of your energy telling us who you are. (A picture, a trinket, your own altar cloth to add to the altar etc…you take this home with you when you go)
- A food dish for sharing the feast afterward
- Pillow/blanket/Cushion to sit on
- Drums, rattles or other shakers
We will be meeting at the Temple home base. Weather permitting we will be outside for a drumming circle.
If you plan to attend or need directions, please contact me via email at:
I look forward to seeing my Sisters there!
In deepest love and brightest light,