Receive the blessing
& PASS IT ON TO YOUR SISTERS
The very first A Woman's Blessing retreat was an Ayahuasca retreat for 15 women, held in Europe in 2017.
The name A Woman's Blessing came about because Lynette's daughter Livvie, then 5 years old had formally declared herself
to be an Alicorn (think Unicorn complete with horn AND wings for the uninitiated!).
Lynette found out that a group of Alicorns/Unicorns was called a Blessing and so there was the name - A Woman's Blessing.
Lynette had always seen her nights sat deep with Mother Ayahuasca as a blessing. In fact, she always considered those night to be her own personal blessing ceremony and so she organised for each woman at the end of that first retreat to receive their own personal blessing
- to be honoured for their courage, bravery, commitment to themselves - for those women to really be 'seen'.
And so, the ritual of giving A Woman's Blessing has evolved. Hundreds of women have now received their blessing, and Lynette considers it a core part of her work and gift, to be able to recognise women for the girls they used to be, the women they are now and the women they are yet to become.
Usually this comes at the end of one of her Cacao ceremonies or Retreats.
At the end of the ceremony, each women is knelt in front of - this is how you give the blessing;
1) Each woman receives 3 dots on her forehead symbolising:
the girl she used to be ~ the woman she is now ~ and the woman she is yet to become
To print the dots, Lynette uses a white tribal body paint marker pen - you could always use a white eyeliner pencil or pen
As you print the 1st dot on the 3rd eye you say,
'To the girl you used to be, I give great thanks'
As you print the 2nd dot just above, you say
'To the woman you are now, I give great thanks'
As you print the 3rd dot just above the 2nd dot you say
'To the woman you are yet to become, I give great thanks'
2) Then you have a bowl of holy water (this is water you have previously blessed, reiki'd, sent positive thoughts to, held on positive meditation and you take a flower - and you immerse the flower in the holy water and shake the blessed water over her head
3) You then print her 3rd eye with medicine - either Cacao or Ayahuasca, depending on the retreat.
Each woman is then granted to rites to pass it along to one of her sisters.
It is Lynette's wish that women around the world perform this ritual as a way of honouring her sister for her strength, courage and bravery in life. Every woman deserves to know she is honoured - so far, hundred's of women have received the blessing from Lynette - they are medicine women, red tent facilitators, sister circle holders, mothers, nurturers and best friends.
Each of them now has the rites to pass this blessing on, and so do you.
Please treat this ritual with respect and honour a woman in your life.
We have received so many messages from women who have been touched by this blessing, it has made a real and tangible difference to the lives of many women and it has such a profound effect in circle. This is from one of the women who have received our blessing recently;
"The potency of Lynette looking me in the eyes and blessing me - the girl I used to be, the woman I am now and the woman I am yet to become, it was a sacred transfer . The intimacy of another woman ‘seeing’ me - witnessed and honoured in that moment of exchange.
That potency of her deep eye contact, to the woman I am and really seeing me, impacted me. One of the most difficult things for me to do, is to see myself and it was in that ceremony that I really felt seen and it brought tears to my eyes"