Setting Aggreements for Circle Meetings

Summary

The use of agreements allows all members to have a free and profound exchange, to respect a diversity of views, and to share responsibility for the well-being and direction of the group.

Part of Solution

  • The Circle Way: a process for meetings

  • Additional Information

    Agreements often used include:

    • We will hold stories or personal material in confidentiality.
    • We listen to each other with compassion and curiosity.
    • We ask for what we need and offer what we can.
    • We agree to employ a group guardian to watch our need, timing, and energy. We agree to pause at a signal, and to call for that signal when we feel the need to pause.

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