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Honoring a Friend

Jerry Candelaria, the Co-Founder of Circling, died July 22nd 2017. Jerry and I co-discovered what became called “Circling” over 20 years ago, and his contribution to the practice is immeasurable. Jerry was at the very heart and source of facilitating Circling, which is now all over the world, has evolved with many others contributing to […]

Genuine Connection and Risk

Continuing to think about genuine connection, specifically about connection’s relationship to risk. A few days ago I met up with friends to have dinner, some of which I had not seen in a long time. I was tired, having just come from a gathering that seemed like I should have been enjoying myself. I was also […]

Amazing Connection

When a close friend and I spent the day together last Sunday, we ended up meeting a truly remarkable family and having an amazing connection with them. Fortunately for me, my life is filled with spontaneous, great connections all the time, however, something about this one has been having me think about what I mean […]

Being Deeply Seen

When folks talk about what they get out of circling, almost everyone speaks of being deeply seen. “We’ve all had rare occasions of feeling deeply “seen” by another. Those moments where my reality gets fully gotten, understood, and shared. The person says just the right thing in the right tone and in the perfect way […]