Circle Up!

February 11th, 2015

The Cleu represents our spiritual community, its intertwining circles a unifying symbol of our vision and values. Many people find the Cleu through word-of-mouth, have friends tell them to Get a Cleu, or may be given a Cleu pendant as a gift. Follow the clues to realize your own path, and be open to inviting others to join you on the way.

Wearing the Cleu
feels good because it connects us. Hearing someone else say, “you have a Cleu!” can be a surprising and satisfying experience. Finding others with a Cleu can be as easy as going with the flow, following the path of synchronicities to that special moment of connection. You may feel that your particular spirituality is unique, but the Cleu symbol makes it easier to recognize others who share your perspective and serves as a continual reminder that you are not alone.

Your spirit is the result of your choices. When you connect with others on the level of vision and values, your spirit grows bigger because your choices touch more people. In circle, everyone can participate and contribute for the benefit of the group as a whole as well as its members. When you come together in a circle with a common spiritual purpose, your collective spirit strengthens and empowers your choices. Circles who choose to share energy and resources for common goals multiply the effect of all the individual members. Circles thrive when members meet regularly to celebrate human rites and practices. Develop your spiritual community. The CLEU is here to help, so let us know how it goes. Circle up!

Happy Cleu Year!

December 31st, 2011

Congratulations on making 2011 one of the most inspiring years ever, and now get ready for 2012! You’ve made it this far on the strength of your convictions, your willingness to show up, and the power of creative memes spreading a message of compassion and a cry for justice far and wide. Even when facing arrest or state violence, people of all ages continue to dedicate themselves to making a difference. Global consciousness is awakening, thanks to the power of choosing to occupy a common space. People are speaking with one voice on behalf of humanity, Life, and the Earth. The technology of social media helps to facilitate global connections and resource sharing, but the real power is in meeting face-to-face on a regular basis. Now is the time to develop local, sustainable networks. As we move into the winter of our occupation, we need more than political organizations because at its heart, this is truly a spiritual movement. In the coming year, let’s get together even more!

The circle is how we roll

February 6th, 2011

To develop Cleu community where you live, meet in circle once a week. Study the Cleu book. Read Christina Baldwin’s Calling the Circle, and download useful guides to the circle from Peer Spirit Circling. Take the time to meet face-to-face. It’s who we are.

Enlightenment– a gift from the Goddess?

July 21st, 2007

The latest issue of What is Enlightenment explores cultural, philosophical, and spiritual views of what is enlightenment for women. In a collection of excerpts from 24 women answering the question, “What is liberation to women today?” I found these inspiring words from Mirabai Devi: “women are the embodiments of the divine feminine…. the supreme force, the supreme shakti of the universe. It’s the power behind the known creation, and its qualities are strength, self-confidence, fearlessness, courage, joy, victory, self-empowerment, steadfastness. Our civilization has not taught women to be what they naturally are.” This really got me thinking: what is enlightenment for women?

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