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HONORING WOMEN IN THE TIME OF ALONE

HONORING WOMEN IN THE TIME OF ALONE So many of us are finding ourselves in the time of alone. Now, more than ever, we are living our lives without partners, romance, financial support, human touch, and the gaze of love that nurtures our spirit. There is significant lonliness in the 21st Century and women are the greatest casualties of this phenomenon. LONLINESS I remember reading an article in the early Nineties, which stated that more people than ever are living alone, depressed, broken hearted and dying of lonliness. It actually said that, ‘ we are dying from lonliness ’. It was shocking to see it on paper, but as I thought of it I could see why that would be true. More than any other time in history we are isolated from connection, community and our sense of belonging. This is new territory for women, this time of alone, we have few role models to show us the way and many of us are navigating without a map. ANCIENT WISDOM – THE SACRED CIRCLE M