An anamchara is a spiritual advisor and minister who can read your heart and help you navigate life from a spiritual perspective. An anamchara may help you map and chart out the meaning within your own spiritual journey. An anamchara holds compassionate presence while you explore your own spirituality and spiritual questions, including what is the meaning to life and deeper questions. Anamchara is a Gaelic word meaning spiritual advisor and an aspect of Celtic Christianity. You may hear it referenced as a "soul friend" but it does not translate to that exactly in how we view "soul friend" in the west.
With an academic background in religions and belief systems she weaves in her applied knowledge and years of teaching energy work with shamanism in creating meaningful and healing rites of passage, rituals, sacred spaces, and ceremonies. Amanda is an Ordained Inter-faith Minister and Funeral Celebrant who sees and understands the importance of embodying that peaceful understanding presence for others. As a trained Veriditas Labyrinth Facilitator, she also incorporates the labyrinth as a sacred space to support others along their own spiritual path of transformation. She also supports others in their awakening and spiritual evolution through rituals and ceremonies.
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The land loves when we honor, respect, and show reverence. Group ceremonies are a way for us to connect together to amplify our love of what the earth provides for us. Land ceremonies may also be performed for individuals and/or families upon purchasing land or before building upon it.
The labyrinth is a wonderful sacred container for personal and planetary transformation. Through workshops and sacred walks, participants are guided and held in support along their walking journey.
Creating a sacred space to work in or live in helps to set the intention and provides a beautiful connection between you (family/colleagues) and the space. This is important to do for new spaces as well as for spaces that have experienced a lot of change or turmoil recently.
Water blessings are beautiful ways to give back to the life giving waters of the earth. These ceremonies may be performed to help connect individuals to the flow of life and/or group's as a way to show respect and spiritual cleanse energies.
A Celebrant researches a life by interviewing family and/or friends. Typically a celebrant will spend anywhere from 3-5 hours with family and/or friends listening to their stories with an open heart before the service.
A Celebrant writes and conducts personalized funeral, memorial, and graveside services.
Celebrant services touch hearts by sharing memories and creates meaningful sacred space and rituals to help the deceased transition and mourners grieve.
Funeral or memorial services with a Celebrant may be religious or secular.
Funeral Celebrant Services spotlight a person’s interests and passions in life.
Funeral Celebrant Services focus on the whole life of the person.
Celebrant Services offer unique ceremonies for participation of those who wish to be involved.
Options in the service may include scripture, poems, readings, and favorite music selections.
The entire Funeral Celebrant Service is designed to honor a life.
The service is created with the individual's life and energy signature in mind.
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* Funeral home information must be verified before services may commence.
All services subject to availability.
Assistance and guidance in death care directives.
Within North and South Carolina.
Words are healing
Using energy work, meditations, and heart opening activities we can gentle assist in this rite of passage of losing a loved one.
Ceremonies to honor and remember our beloved animal companions.
Within North and South Carolina.