Do you feel safe with and connected to the women around you?
For a long time, I couldn’t trust women.
I was a little scared of them. They felt so unpredictable, unreliable, unsafe…
Then, about ten years ago I gathered my first women’s circle. Women of different ages, different backgrounds, different cultures came together and sat in a circle, side by side.
We shared what was in our hearts, meditated, did practices to connect with ourselves and one another.
We all felt so safe together.
I was touched by everyone’s receptivity, openness and sensitivity.
The mistrust started to leave me. In a matter of a few more sessions, I saw how deeply this was linked to the mistrust I had in my mother. Gradually I regained trust in my own feminine – which was what in reality I didn’t trust.
I accepted that yes, the feminine is unpredictable. Yet, she is not unsafe.
In her pure nature she is wild, untameable, raw, free.
Just like a forest.
Just like an ocean.
Just like a waterfall.
Since then I have learnt to trust in the unknown, and the feminine is the greatest teacher for that.
I adore the fire and the power of mixed gender groups.
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