circle of support


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circle of support

Any group of people who meet regularly to help an individual accomplish objectives in life, acting as a “community” for that person who, for whatever reasons, can’t achieve those objectives on his/her own or is incapable of asking others for help.
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"When we agreed to this format of negotiations on Syria, we said we were convinced that the idea to set up a circle of support for a Syria settlement without Iran had no prospects," Lavrov said.
Oftentimes this hopelessness is fueled by wrong information and the absence of a circle of support." And having been part of a family who has journeyed through the ordeal, I cannot agree more.
LIVERPOOL councillor Gary Millar says the region needs more help to complete the circle of support for entrepreneurs.
"With the help of my immediate and church family, relatives, neighbors and friends, the circle of support grew and grew," she says.
* Having a Circle of Support network helps women feel validated and not alone.
Also present were special persons from the indispensable circle of support. Health workers, providers and advocates.
We believe that in this second phase, Al-Sisi is attempting to expand his circle of support to include businessmen, media, and the state apparatus in a move to build on the support stemming from the armed forces and the dominant pro-Al-Sisi mood.
In time I believe that the truth will come out and until that day myself and my close circle of support will never give up in the endeavour to clear my name.
We don't want to be just defining too narrowly in terms of dollars but also widening the circle of support for the congregation."
This very first Circle of Support and Accountability worked to establish some measure of stability for Charlie.
I also needed that circle of support to realize that my body was not a failure, that I was not broken, and that I had done an amazing job of birthing without pain medication through the intensity of two days, Pitocin, and a grand finale where my body suddenly went from 5-10 cm in under an hour.