circle in religious life

Archive: The power of questions for leaders and for life

Whether pastor, staff, lay leader, or consultant, questions can open space, invite and evoke insight and wisdom from groups and individuals and change entire cultures. Asking good, open, honest, high-level questions is an art and a science. 

Archive: The value of hearing each voice

Wheaton Franciscan Sisters learn that, “Circle incarnates the value of hearing each voice and strengthens a common sense of wholeness.” Meeting in circle regularly gave them great hope that they would hold together in uncertain times and could do what they needed to.