In this newsletter:
Sweat lodge Sept. 12
Long Dance October 16-17
Gifts to Hope Peace Ceremonies
Awakening Passion Peace Abundance
My thanks to each of you who came to Awaken Passion Peace and Abundance and celebrate Hope Peace Chamber on Tuesday. Deepest gratitude to Shawn Madden, Anna Mather, and David Dodson and friends for your gifts of music, energy, dancing and Love!
I want you to know I see you all. I see your gifts, your powers, your blessings, and I love you! I claim you as my people, with honor for all you are and all you give. You warm my heart and bless me. I can’t wait till you come back to the land and I can embrace you all again.
Peace Chamber News
Log peeling party Saturday and Sunday September 4-5
The excavator is coming! Late next week! It’s time. It’s time to peel the pine logs. Come on over this coming weekend. I’ll be around Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday. Let’s do a little work and eat some food together, and enjoy the beauty of the land and this glorious summer. The pine borers have separated the bark from the tree. I can lift it off with a butter knife. A bunch of us can work for an hour and git her done, and then go jump in the lake, after some cantaloupe and ice cream. If you can't come on the weekend, I am around all week. Call 763-4356 and come on over for a little while. I'd love to see you and every bit makes a difference. Thank you!
Sweat Lodge September 12
On Sunday, September 12, we are rebuilding the sweat lodge and initiating it with a sweat ceremony. We’ll begin at 10 am with the building and sweat later in the afternoon.
Bring a bag lunch and potluck for the post sweat feast. This new lodge welcomes the Peace Chamber to the land, and is also preparation of the energy of the Long Dance.
Suggested donation: $30
October 16-17, join us for the Long Dance vision quest. One of Grandfather Joseph Rael’s inspired ceremonies, the Long Dance asks us to dance our past, present, and future as individuals and as a community drumming for each other. This year, we will make a dance arbor within the Peace Chamber site and continue dancing Passion Peace and Abundance, the themes of the Horn of Plenty. Each dancer makes a banner expressing his or her past, present, and desires for the future, and brings it to the dance to hang in the arbor while we are dancing. We gather on Saturday morning to prepare the site, followed by a sweat lodge, then we have a light meal and enter the dance arbor to dance our visions through the night. We return to the house to rest and share a potluck brunch.
Dance Chiefs are Carla Sanders and Fire Chief Ferris Donoso. You will receive an email by early next week with your detailed invitation to Vision Quest Ceremony.
The Mission of Hope Peace Ceremonies
Hope Peace Chamber is the centerpiece of the mission of Hope Peace Ceremonies, which is to support spiritual activists and healers through ceremony, permaculture, art, wealth and orgasmic energy. We've posted an article on the website that tells about the origin of the Peace Chamber and the emergence of Hope Peace Chamber.
Even if you live far away or can’t directly participate in ceremony at this time, you can still bless the Peace Chamber and its medicine. You can participate in and support the Peace Chamber through donations. Each person receiving this email giving $10.00 and sharing the invitation to give with a few friends supplies the money required to complete the first phase of the Peace Chamber this fall. The goal is $10,000.00, with $3,500.00 needed to complete the first phase of building this fall. We have received about 15% of this amount over the course of the year. We need to gather the remaining amount in the next few weeks in order to have the structure of the Peace Chamber in place before winter sets in.
NOW IS THE TIME! For your convenience there is a paypal button for donations at http://hopepeacechamber.com. If you prefer to mail a check please contact me by email or phone for information.
We also invite you to consider being a Mission Partner. Look into the heart of your abundance to see if you have a larger gift to make for Hope Peace Ceremonies. Please call me at 763-4356 for a conversation of how we may be of service with you. We are here for you and your mission, to help you build your community as well. Call upon us.
With Loving Blessings,
Diva Carla Sanders