Monday, October 4, 2010

Red Tent Temple Invitation 10-10-10

Dear Woman.......

You are invited.

Come home to yourself within the safe container of the Red Tent Temple.

October 10, 2010, Auer Farm in Bloomfield CT. Bare right at the fork on Auer Farm Rd and proceed to the Learning Center.

Bring your nesting blankets, a pillow, and something special to place on the community altar while you attend. Wear red if you like.

$20+ suggested donation (for rental fees and supplies). RSVP's appreciated.

All other "things to bring" are optional, welcomed contributions which keep our Temple running abundantly. Shared labor for set up and break down are especially needed.

Contributions to consider:

Set up time: 9-11 am
Break down time: 5-6:30 pm
Priestess (facilitate) our formal Circle
In kind volunteer time at Auer Farm, which earns towards rental fee. Call farm for details and notify us of your time spent.

Soup, foods to share
Your own dish ware
Tea and honey

Candles, unscented, with or in a dish/jar - not needed at this time -
*Smudge supplies (sage, sweetgrass, or herbs - no "incense")
*Smudge feather fan to donate to the Temple
*Smudge shell to donate to the Temple
*Small bells, drums, or rattles to donate to the Temple


~ It is scheduled for October 10, 2010, from 11 am to 5+ pm.
~ Set up will be from 9am, ongoing throughout the morning as women arrive.
~ 11-3 pm will be free-form, organic time, where you can do what you wish in the space.
~ Formal Circle will be held from 3-5pm
~ 5-6:30 pm will be community time (farewells, hugs, networking, resting after circle..) and break down of the space.

Additional Temple notes......

Located on the beautiful land of Auer Farm we will be held in the arms of Mother Earth while we retreat safely and honor the feminine spirit. The Red Tent will happen every month, on the Sunday closest to the New (dark) Moon.

Inside the Red Tent will find a space to heal and be heard. To be your whole self. To go within and tap into your divine creative source. There will be space to rest, journal, cry, connect with sisters, breathe, meditate, and reconnect with what ties us all together: being woman. Womb or not, bleeding or not, all women from all walks of life are welcome.

Suggested Donations of $10.00 to $20.00 or more are requested to help pay for the rental fee and hopefully create some funds for Red Tent supplies and future needs.

There will be a beautiful storytellers chair, a grievance altar, a community altar, herbal teas and homemade soup. It is sacred space to go within and honor your divine feminine being. A place to remember.

Young women of Menarche age are welcome for all of the day except the formal circle at 3:00 which is adults only.
Nurslings are welcome until walking age.

This vision is held in the spirit of community and collaboration. Everyone who sets this up is working on a volunteer basis, which makes your attendance and contributions integral. Please take a look at the share list below to see where you are called to collaborate to keeping this vision alive and well. On the side bar to the right, there is a donation button you can use to make financial contributions if you are not able to attend but would like to help.

It is vital to our culture and to our next generations that we reclaim our innate Spiral Traditions. We are a culture starved for authenticity and community - but we don't have to be. The Red Tent Temple is a transformational and Global movement.

RSVP's are important. We need to know how much soup to make or request, who can Priestess, and who can bring what. When you refer to the share list below - please email us on what it is you are called to bring or do, so we can keep this day organized and wonderful.

See you there!
Please forward this to other women who may enjoy attending the Red Tent Temple.

Belly Blessings

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