CEREMONY WORK

“A ceremony is an outward sign of inward grace”

A ceremony is a moment out of ordinary time.  A single moment can be both spacious and memorable. Ceremony gives us an opportunity to distil the essence of what is important to us.  It enables us to celebrate, to mourn, to pray…..  And to welcome in the mystery.
Ceremony helps us step out of our ordinary ways of trying to make things special.  It helps us surrender to something much bigger than ourselves.

Everything is connected, and Everything is leaning towards fulfilment. Sometimes we can be trying so hard with our ‘doing’ to move towards fulfilment that we actually get in the way of the natural flow that will take us deeply into the perfect mystery.

Over the last ten years, inspired by deep ceremony work with Susannah and Ya’Acov,  I have come to trust in my own relationship with ritual. And in 2008, after two rigorous years of training with One Spirit Interfaith Foundation, I was ordained as an Interfaith Minister.

I have worked with many people to create the ceremony that is just right for them. Whether it is a baby blessing, a marriage, a funeral, a scattering of ashes, or a ceremony with a purpose that is deeply personal to you, together we choose the words, the symbolism, the gestures.  All of this helps us focus on where the deepest yearnings lie. And then, in the ceremony itself, we surrender to something that is way beyond the planning. We welcome grace and mystery and a connection with everything that is.

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I just love this...
The heart of shamanism summed up in two minutes.
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Mindvalley
Looks like the fact that we’re all connected is more real than we thought :O
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2 months ago

Creating Ceremony with Catherine Wright

“I have no right to call myself one who knows. I was one who seeks, and I still am, but I no longer seek in the stars or in books; I’m beginning to hear the teachings of my blood pulsing within me. My story isn’t pleasant, it’s not sweet and harmonious like the invented stories; it tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want to lie to themselves.”
-Hermann Hesse
Art by Morley Redwood, Assiniboine/Cree from Cowessess First Nation, located in Saskatchewan
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5 months ago

Creating Ceremony with Catherine Wright

If you would like to open the door to the mystical......
You just MIGHT like to see in the New Year in Ceremony.

www.facebook.com/events/1355730437888859/“When you start to notice the mystical, the mystical will start to notice you.”

Dacha Avelin
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If you would like to open the door to the mystical......
You just MIGHT like to see in the New Year in Ceremony.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1355730437888859/

 

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A silhuetted,grotesquely twisted trunk - it's branches clawing a mesmerizing .Moon.

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10 months ago

Creating Ceremony with Catherine Wright

I am missing this ceremony this year.
But my prayers are with the Long Dancers
Praying and Fasting and DANCING for Life
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CxAnd by giving light to the Fire, the Summer Long Dance 2017 is open..

This year there are around 150 people from all over the world: from Palestine to Israel, from the Mediterranean to the Amazon..
Time to dance, to celebrate life, for All Our Relations.

Thank you to our dear Brother and Friend, Manari Kaji Ushigua Santi, who is here with us, making the bridge to the wisdom of the indigenous people of the Rain Forest.

#MovementMedicine #SummerLongDance2017
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I am missing this ceremony this year.
But my prayers are with the Long Dancers
Praying and Fasting and DANCING for Life

 

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