Yesterday Vanessa Corral shared the photos of our “You’re In Luck GNO” casino party. It brought me so much joy and laughter to peruse through them, seeing all the circles of women who gathered that night, to let go of the stresses of their everyday lives and invest in each other. The unique set up, with the semi-circle casino tables, seemed to bring everyone together, even more than usual.
The game of blackjack brought out their sisterly competition and with it, truckloads of laughter.
While the theme was definitely learning blackjack and betting with funny money, the real magic was happening in the connections and conversations around each table. It’s the power of women gathering. “It inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful, in a word, more alive.” (Alice Waters)
When gathering in the right environment friendships flourish, almost effortlessly.
The friendships that our hearts so desperately long for in …