Drawing Down the Moon is an ancient practice usually done by priestesses on the full-moon to invoke the energy of the moon. Since the beginning of time women have been the keepers of cycles and rhythms—it is intrinsic to us—part of our biology. Not only do we see the waking and waning of the moon—we feel it—we respond to it.
In modern times we have become disconnected from nature and her cycles. We have moved so far from the time when women would take the time to gathered together to honor each other, nature and our cycles.
Leslie has been holding women’s circles and counseling women for more than 25 years. Holding space for others is Leslie’s gift. She feels the importance and urgency for women to re-connect to the natural cycles and rhythms, and to reclaim their position as time/cycle keepers. Leslie wants to create a space for other women who also feel that calling to be supported.
Leslie’s aim is to create a sacred space, via the Internet. A haven where women from all over the world can to come together, pause, and take a moment to connect, to re-member the Goddess/Divine Feminine and honor her lunar cycles. A place, a moment out of time, where women can recharge, be nurtured and be in-spired on a monthly basis in alignment with the moon.
Technology allows us to connect with other women remotely, in spirit. It allows us to step out of our limited surroundings and interact with others—through space. Women from different counties and different times zones will all be coming together in one moment in time, out of time, with one focus, one purpose; to realign with nature through the illumination that the moon brings—an “illumination” that is even more potent in its dark phase.
These gatherings are an opportunity to step out of the mundane time and enter magical time, sacred time, in a sacred space, like our great-great-great-grandmothers did—even if only for just an hour. It is an opportunity to feed and nurture your soul monthly by connecting to the Great-Mother, the Divine Feminine—to re-establish that rhythm with the moon.