The North American Interfaith Network (NAIN) gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, last July included a visit to a Hindu temple where a meal was shared along with questions, stories, and new friendships
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“Bearing the Light” at Rockefeller Chapel Photo: 8 Eyes Photography On November 3, University of Chicago’s magnificent Rockefeller Chapel hosted the inaugural event of the Women’s Task Force at the Parliament of the World’s Religions.
On a rainy afternoon in late February 2012, a dozen women gather in a room of a hotel near the United Nations headquarters in New York. They are activists representing women’s organizations from across the U.S. and the world
Redefining Religious Leadership By Kay Lindahl and Kathe Schaaf Published at: http://www.theinterfaithobserver.org The impact of the Parliament of the World’s Religions is hard to quantify. Each gathering sparks action in the personal lives of the attendees, but also in the creation of interfaith groups and organizations around the world. This story is about a new network of women who were inspired by the December 2009 Parliament in Melbourne, Australia. Clockwise from top left, Kay Lindahl, Kathe Schaaf, Kathleen Hurty, and Guo Cheen The Divine Feminine was alive at this gathering. In one conversation after another people were talking about Earth-based spirituality, the Sacred Feminine, feminine principles, the full inclusion of women, women’s leadership, and the critical global issues facing women and their children. Little [...]
Wow. We are awed that there are so many of you and that you are so diverse. We are excited and relieved to see that you are already doing politics differently We feel a sense of urgency now to move beyond old boundaries of political, religious or ideological identity and discover a better way forward together. Your candidacy gives you the opportunity to break out of old paradigms and breathe fresh air into our democratic process. Unfortunately, ‘politics as usual’ does not invite - or even allow - the kind of wisdom we need at this time. The old game is driven by power, money and fear. Imagine the impact if we could expect our political leaders to tell the truth, to be kind and curious and to rebuild our democracy by listening - not just to one another but also to their own inner wisdom and moral guidance.
We gather to connect deeply with one another and with our own inner wisdom. We gather to explore the passions that are calling us into sacred service - individually and collectively. And we will come away animated, renewed, strengthened and inspired to new forms of feminine leadership. It IS Time ... Feed your Soul to Stimulate your Leadership Sunday March 4 1:30 - 5 pm El Toro Estates Clubhouse 24921 Muirlands Boulevard Lake Forest, CA 92630 You are invited to join us for a uniquely feminine celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. REGISTRATION REQUIRED $10 (Payable online or at door) Register Here http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=7bk6bzdab&oeidk=a07ef0we4nh2adbf436 Co-created by: Gather the Women Women [...]
WSF Co-Founders Kathe Schaaf and Kay Lindahl share experiences from their pilgrimage walking in the footsteps of Mary Magdalene in the south of France.
Join us for a Southern California event Encountering Mary Magdalene Past and Present November 12 1:00-5:00 pm There has been a surge of interest in Mary Magdalene in recent years. Join us for an afternoon with acclaimed cultural historian Kayleen Asbo as she leads us through a labyrinth of history, art, interactive experiences and sacred music in search of the truth about Mary Magdalene’s role in the early days of Christianity and what she has to teach us about surviving - and thriving – in these complex times. Wallace All-Faiths Chapel Fish Interfaith Center Chapman University One University Drive Orange, CA 92866 Open to the Public. No Admission Fee. Registration Required. Seating is limited. Just click HERE to register Co-Hosted by: Chapman University Department of [...]
A Deeply Feminine Response to our Hurting World You are invited to join us for an afternoon of sacred circle, deep conversation and generative connections in a beautiful outdoor setting. Saturday ~ March 11, 2017 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. 27711 Deputy Circle Laguna Hills, CA 92653 ______ As we experience a stunning vacuum of leadership in our country, the time is ripe for new ways of leading. It is time for women's voices to be heard and honored. It is our time to lead – yet many of us are not sure how to respond as we see the old paradigms come tumbling down. Danielle Egnew offers this wisdom: “ We find our inner feminine strength, not the masculine strength wrapped in feminine clothing, [...]
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