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Are you tired of the status symbols of being busy, materialism,  socio economic hierarchy and competition?  Is there a little voice inside of you that says things could be different and you just don't know how?

Do you wish to connect with others at a heart level, be imperfectly perfect and provide a nurturing and loving environment for you and your family to socialize, provide support and have fun?  Do you wish to share and collaborate and not learn to live from "enough" for all and give and receive feedback and not judgement and criticism?  Do you long for a village to belong and not have to try so hard to fit it..

We are meeting and all belong, there is no trying to fit in. IF you are ready to be wholehearted and grow from the deepest places and let life be messy and still be accepted, than I urge you to join us....let's connect at the humanity common denominator and let go of the ego and embrace compassion and empathy for ourselves and others.

I heard that voice since I was 7 and than suppressed it as I pursued academic success and material wealth and status, only to find my soul sucked dry and swimming in scarcity and buying into the illusion of scarcity when living with courage, connection and compassion comes with more ease and joy.

Are you interested in cultivating play, music, creativity, excellence (not perfectionism with a community of individuals who do not live from the external ego but from their inner essence?

Are you ready to share meals, fun times, support each other and create a village to raise our children, grandchildren with the support of all with no judgement but discernment....inclusive community with guidelines of respect and dignity and not status and heirarchy?

Are you ready to endeavor in the a rebirth and renuing our community?

Than please email me at and lets start by meeting for a picnic lunch on a saturday.


Renu :-)

I embrace Brene Brown, Ph.d LMSW Wholehearted Manifesto as a starting point for our village/community

The Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto Above all else, I want you to know that you are loved and loveable. I am interested in creating a community meetup group to foster the guideposts listed below written by Brene Brown, Phd, LMSW who wrote "Daring Greatly" . I would like to meet and socialize and support each other in a community fashion. "It takes a village to raise children. In today's time we are far from our famiilies and many of us do not have the heart-to-heart connections with friends or other parents and kids to cultivate a balance in life. Let's meet together as a community for potlucks, parties, play time, outings etc. If you want to see your toddler, child, tween , teen , college age balance the focus of technology, competition, image and stress of perfectionism , I am hoping meeting and to be the example of balance is key. WE all come with special unique gifts and we all share the commonality of our humanity. To be the change we want to see in our children and world, means we also embrace this change... each of us and our children to shine in their own unique way and to use feedback and not criticism or gossip etc to create friendships. BRENE BROWN's PARENTING MANIFESTO You will learn this from my words and actions—the lessons on love are in how I treat you and how I treat myself. I want you to engage with the world from a place of worthiness. You will learn that you are worthy of love, belonging, and joy every time you see me practice self-compassion and embrace my own imperfections. We will practice courage in our family by showing up, letting ourselves be seen, and honoring vulnerability. We will share our stories of struggle and strength. There will always be room in our home for both. We will teach you compassion by practicing compassion with ourselves first; then with each other. We will set and respect boundaries; we will honor hard work, hope, and perseverance. Rest and play will be family values, as well as family practices. You will learn accountability and respect by watching me make mistakes and make amends, and by watching how I ask for what I need and talk about how I feel. I want you to know joy, so together we will practice gratitude. I want you to feel joy, so together we will learn how to be vulnerable. When uncertainty and scarcity visit, you will be able to draw from the spirit that is a part of our everyday life. Together we will cry and face fear and grief. I will want to take away your pain, but instead I will sit with you and teach you how to feel it. We will laugh and sing and dance and create. We will always have permission to be ourselves with each other. No matter what, you will always belong here. As you begin your Wholehearted journey, the greatest gift that I can give to you is to live and love with my whole heart and to dare greatly. I will not teach or love or show you anything perfectly, but I will let you see me, and I will always hold sacred the gift of seeing you. Truly, deeply, seeing you. Reprinted from Daring Greatly by Brené Brown by arrangement with Gotham Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., Copyright (c) 2012. Join me for our first outing. Please RSVP to

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