Being Present To show up and be present – being who we are is our gift to the circle and to life. Speaking Truth To speak our truth from the heart (as well as the mind) without blame or judgment – our perspective is unique and valuable, just as is that of everyone else. Differences are a gift. Paying Attention To pay attention to what has heart and meaning for each of us – it will help guide us to the next step upon our life’s path. Opening to Outcome To be open to outcome, without being attached – come with a clear intention and be open to the outcome being different than was expected. Guarding Confidentiality To keep confidential that which is shared by others. Caring for Self and Others To be aware of and care for our own needs and those of the community and to find a place of ongoing balance between the two.