Cottage Meeting Topics

Welcome, Big Ocean! Here is a list of Big Ocean Tenets and Culture Articles. Big Ocean philosophy includes six Culture Articles and eight Tenets. We seek to build a positive, light-filled culture. Culture Articles help us explore this culture and positively shift our paradigms. Tenets are the foundational principles of Big Ocean.

After following the links, you will find resources for monthly cottage meetings. Each page includes a video, description, and discussion questions. Cottage leaders may use each topic in any order, and take as long as needed with a specific tenet and ensuing discussion.

Culture Article #1

We recognize and follow our intuitive internal compass.

Culture Article #2

We believe in the Model of Powerful Impact, that true power comes from within, then extends to our families, communities, and the world.

Culture Article #3

We foster a unique and positive culture of abundance.

Culture Article #4

We greatly value the unique and contributing roles of families.

Culture Article #5

We consider ourselves maternal feminists.

Culture Article #6

We live and promote a Life Culture and environmental ethic.

Tenet #1

We believe in God and are Women of Faith

Tenet #2

We are empowered by our feminine nature and biology, and we honor our procreative power.

Tenet #3

We are each unique and innately worthy of respect.

Tenet #4

We seek after knowledge and wisdom.

Tenet #5

We are free to choose, and willingly accept responsibility for our choices.

Tenet #6

We reach out and serve in our homes, our communities, and the world.

Tenet #7

We follow our conscience in speaking and acting with integrity.

Tenet #8

We value the irreplaceable role of fathers and build interdependent relationships with men.