Catherine VanWetter

 

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"Witnessing my own somatic truth is the most transformative experience I think I have ever had, things have moved and shifted in amazing ways. Catherine is a skillful and soulful facilitator of this work. We are so fortunate to have her here on Lopez" - Wendy Westervelt

"The 'constellation process' reveals something beyond thinking - it's like an ancient sensory system coming to life! - a muscle we all have but consciously use or know about." - Cynthia Dilling

"Having participated in two gatherings of constellation work with Catherine Van Wetter,  I have gained incredible insight into my family and have been able to feel true compassion for those who have Been in my circle of life and myself through this totally inspirational work at the heart level." -  Ann Goss

"This process, as skillfully facilitated by Catherine, is a remarkable walk in another world as we are totally led by our inner senses.  For me, the result has been a huge paradigm shift into a positive perspective of a major life issue." - Asha Lela

 

 

Sacred Rituals and Ceremonies


Transform Your Life with Sacred Rituals and Ceremonies

The power and significance of ritual and ceremony is to transform our lives and go to the heart of the matter. The very process of these sacred practices deepens and strengthens our relationship with ourselves and the world around us.

"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them." - Albert Einstein

Participating in rituals and ceremonies creates space for us to shift to a higher realm of perception which can help us experience oneness with all of creation. When we are aligned with Spirit, we experience the wisdom of transition in a new light. Ritual and ceremony guide us into moving beyond the limits we create for ourselves resulting in deep resolution within the areas of our life that need to heal. It is a way of acknowledging and contributing to the natural changes that inevitably will occur throughout one‘s lifetime.

Joseph Campbell, an American comparative mythologist, writer and lecturer stated, “Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.” Carl Jung, founder of analytical psychology, teaches that ceremony and ritual are essential for people to mark the important transitions of their life. Without meaningful ritual, he tells us, people suffer. Ritual and ceremony can bridge our past and our present elegantly, making it possible for folks like you and me to travel through life, honoring the good and bad times we’ve been through. They can help us become human “well-beings,” ready to take on more life and liberty and ready to pursue our happiness.

The ultimate purpose of ritual and ceremony is personal empowerment, remembering who we truly are and connecting with our own divine nature, firmly grounding ourselves in this divinity. From this stability we are more able to accept whatever life—karma or dharma—offers toward our spiritual evolution, while maintaining balance and harmony.

Rituals and Ceremonies are more right brain oriented (feelings, intuition etc) and communicates directly to our soul and affects us on a subtle and often unconscious level. Through ritual and ceremony we bypass the analytical mind and connect directly with consciousness via the heart. This is where communication takes place with symbol and sincerity of heart. Symbol is the nourishing food of the psyche and ritual and ceremony is nourishment of the spirit. It is not an intellectual activity; it is trust in spirit, the language of the soul.

In this fast-paced world, ritual and ceremony is a simple and practical avenue for opening to the experience of the sacred in every dimension of life. Rituals and ceremonies provide a positive and safe environment for the transformation of personal consciousness. It is a tool for developing courage, acceptance, contentment and self-respect and helps us to realize our inner strength and creative ability.

Ritual and ceremony is aimed at increasing awareness, and awareness of the existence of the reality beyond the mundane world is one of the keys to transformation and deep inner resolution. These sacred practices can shake a person free from the rigidity of ego that wants to limit our experience and expansion. Ritual and ceremony then becomes a process of purification, of body, mind and psyche, clearing away the debris of old negative patterns and impressions. It goes beyond traditional counseling and straight to the heart of the matter.

When done with conscious intention, ritual and ceremony is an opportunity to step out of the mundane and renew ourselves, remembering that all life is interconnected and sacred—the Oneness of all life. It’s the attunement between one's inner self and the external world in order to achieve spiritual, emotional and psychological balance, and harmony.

“Ritual is like a vast deep ocean, full of potential and mystery. The unveiling of the soul. We enter into ritual in order to respond to the call of the soul; the realm of myth“. —Malidoma Some’

Sacred Rituals and Ceremonies are one of many Healing Techniques that can be used in Resolution.