A church gives each congregant a $20 bill with the instructions to “bless the world.” Eight congregants gather in circle, pool their money, and decide how to give it away.
A railroad would become a trail, but who would be allowed to use it? Some felt that it should be used only by people on foot and bikes. Others felt it should also be open to ATVs and snow mobiles. How could these views be reconciled?
A group of colleagues and friends discovers what happens when circle guidelines aren't followed and a "listening circle" becomes a "counseling circle."
At a time when the practice of medicine is growing increasingly technical and scientific, circle enables physicians to embrace their humanity and helps them rediscover why they became physicians in the first place.
A reflection on asking the right question when stakes are high.
How holding a circle in a newly raised yurt was a profound experience for Christine Doyle.