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Recapitulation

Recapitulation is a method of recovering the power and energy that we have lost or given away to people, places, and things. This technique recognizes that we have luminous energy “filaments” or aka cords extending from ourselves to others. These connections or aka cords form when we direct our attention and energy outward toward something or someone else. They are also formed when others place their attention and energy on us. Such connections often involve some mutual intent or agreement between ourselves and others. It is the objective then to recognize and inventory these energy connections, decide which ones to keep or cultivate, and which ones are not in our best interest. We can then manage our energy connections, stop parasitic energy drains and recover stagnant energy, freeing our energy bodies and becoming more fluid and mobile.

Recapitulation is the process of calling back energy we have exhausted from past, thoughts, actions or deeds. This process is a self-directed discipline or technique that enables an us to reclaim and repair damage to our energy bodies. It can include the damage and energy drain that comes from soul loss or soul fragmentation, mental complexities, emotional attachments, addictions, entities in our energy field; living or deceased and psychic attacks. To recapitulate entails recalling the people we have had experiences with, the places we have been, and the emotions, thoughts and feelings associated which each. We begin from present day and travel back down out timeline to our earliest memory.

Recapitulation it is not a cure all, it is a process that heals and extinguishes hot spots in our emotional bodies. The great thing about recapitulation is that it is practiced on your own. Taking responsibly for one’s own healing is, empowering for most of us. Recapitulation can benefit everyone and is based on energy work rather than analysis or talk therapy. I find that this process combines well with other healing modalities such as shamanic soul retrieval, emotional release work, Reiki, etc.

This recapitulation process was initially described in The Eagle’s Gift by Carlos Castaneda and later refined by Victor Sanchez.

The technique below was derived from those described by these authors and new information I channeled, so as with anything new modifications have been made based on my guidance.

The Recapitulation Lists

The first step is to make a list. The list is primarily of the meaningful events of your life. It is intended to direct one to remember and relive past events, to help us recover hidden memories and to help us discern what the significant events of our life really are. A few of the types of events to include in the list includes:

  • Agreements or commitments that you made with yourself, family or friends that you did or did not keep and you still hold a strong memory of them
  • Agreements or commitments that you made with your religion or God
  • Every sexual experience you’ve ever had
  • Events and situations in which you felt shame or embarrassment
  • Items or people you have lost and can’t get over
  • Thoughts, feelings or memories that you hide from others
  • Situations when you sabotaged or betrayed yourself
  • Times or events where you have been cruel to animals, plants or people
  • Negative people that you want out of your life
  • Events the you recall compromising a part of yourself
  • Events that caused you fear
  • Situation or relationships which resulted in emotional pain
  • Times you felt strong emotions such as abandonment, loneliness or rejection
  • Negative situations that you want out of your life
  • Major illnesses that you have suffered and still have emotional ties to
  • Time that make you angry, frustrated and resentful
  • Legal issues you have faced that didn’t go your way

Healthy relationships with friends, family members and others are not something that you need to retrieve energy from or sever the ties with. However, vows, oaths and promises all bind our intent, so from that point on, our actions, feelings and thoughts are consistently directed toward fulfilling or maintaining those commitments regardless of whether or not we remember having made them. As children, we often make vows and become bound to them even though we no longer remember making them. These impulsive pledges of childish devotion and eternal love can cost us our freedom in the present. If you are like me and have that special someone you wanted to be friends forever with, this could be something to recapitulate especially if you decided to become blood brothers or sisters with them. Unless we deliberately retrieve our energy and our original intent and them, that energy can never rise freely to be expressed in the present.

You are not looking to recapitulate trivial details, we all have enough to do without worrying about small insignificant events . You are looking for events and experiences that hold a lot of unresolved energy. Remember that the purpose of living on this plane is to gain experience, make choices, learn from choices and acquire wisdom and understanding. Recapitulation is not supposed to replace or be a substitute for our process, it is meant to be used as a healing process, to correct the effects of injuries to our energetic body.

When you recapitulate you may feel the long stretchy fibers that extend out from your solar plexus. These are the conductors that will allow the energy to return to your being. In order to recapture our strength and unity, we have to recapture this energy that we sent out into the world. You will begin to feel the energy oozing back into your body instantly. Some people can get dizzy or nauseous at times, this soon stabilizes.

Things you should know:

  1. If you receive an insight or memory that is not in the sequence of 5 year cycles, go ahead and recapitulate that memory next, it’s important to follow the energy streams that your receive.
  2. For women, it is extremely important that you start by recapitulating all men you’ve ever had a sexual encounter with. For women, this is where the bulk of our energy is caught. Men leave specific energy lines plugged into the body of a woman. These energy lines are designed to sip our energy. Women feed men energetically through the filaments they leave behind at an etheric level. This is one of the reasons men return again and again to the same woman, to maintain their source of energetic sustenance. This is true even is the sexual experience wasn’t intercourse.

Recapitulation Instructions:

  1. Create a circle around yourself using crystals or candles to define an energetic boundary for your process. Make yourself comfortable by sitting comfortably in a chair or on a pillow.
  2. Start by making a list of people , places or situations during the past 5 years that you have been giving energy too, or vivid memories and feelings you have about them.
  3. To begin, do and “I AM Presence” connection and the Karmic Board and your guides to assist you in reclaiming yourself.
  4. If you know how to activate your Merkabah, this will amplify the technique, and it can be done regardless of whether or not you are familiar with this tool.
  5. Extend your little and index fingers, then make a circle by touching your thumb to the tips of the remaining fingers. This will act as a signal to attract the attention of life-force and allow it to enter the body through the energy lines in the finger tips. ApanaMudra-hand
  6. Visualize or feel the memory you are about to recapitulate as clearly as possible. Put yourself slightly above the experience. Imagine gathering all your energy from the experience into a ball.
  7. Turn your head to the left, inhale threw your nose as with the thought intention: I CALL MY SPIRIT BACK. The energy ball will flow into you at that instant.
  8. Exhale out your mouth as you turn your head to the right and release any emotions or thoughts associated with the experience, such as anger, rage, guilt. Your thought intention is: I RELEASE YOU WITH LOVE & FORGIVENESS.
  9. Repeat this process until your energy has returned to you fully and it is cleared of all negativity.
  10. When you feel complete, face center, inhaled, hold your breath and make a quick turn of the head left to right with the thought intention: SO BE IT, IT IS DONE. Return to center, exhale, this will break the ties, contracts and agreements completely.
  11. Repeat Numbers 2-6 until your list is complete.
  12. Make a list of the next 5 years and start the process again. Continue until you get to your earliest memories.

During your recapitulation work, other memories or events will surface. Although they may not be in chronological order, go ahead and clear them if they turn up. Sometimes one memory or feeling can have strong aka cords in another timeline or be attached to another event.

I started by doing  five years at a time each week. I got up early to do it first thing in the morning. I found that as I did it other events or circumstances would pop into my head, so I recommend keeping a pen and paper with you to remember them all.

This is a process that takes time and commitment. I promise that if you invest in getting your spirit back  your vitality, life force and creativity will all return to you and your life will be soooo much more rewarding and present.

Enjoy the journey,

Carol

 

Personal Healing Retreat

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence…We need silence to be able to touch souls.”  ~Mother Teresa ~

I recently had an opportunity to escape for tres semanas increíbles (three incredible weeks) to a hot, sunny, beautiful space in Atenas, Costa Rica that allowed be to do a personal retreat. Atenas is slightly NW of San Jose. Have you ever wondered what you would do if you had nothing to do? Imagine being surrounded by beauty and healing energy 24/7. Waking up daily to just nurture yourself that’s right I said it…yourself, you and only you! Imagine having the time to heal the past so it can be cleared and released forever.

It was como un regalo (such a gift), to receive an amazing place to stay with a beautiful yard and view, an airline ticket, and  the company of a woman who is as dedicated to her personal journey as I am. I have known Ann Metcalfe for approximately 5 years now, she is a client, student and friend. In that time I have watched her blossom, grow and develop on so many levels. She is dedicated to her spiritual journey, assisting others and committed to healing Gaia, what’s not to love! I will always be grateful to her and her husband Howie for the amazing opportunity to do a personal retreat.

So what is a personal healing retreat anyhow? The true meaning of “retreat” is to turn inward. To retreat is to go into a space that allows us to deeply realize the truth of our being and to experience the essence of existence. This personal retreat offered me that one thing I so desperately needed…time! Time to step back from the course of daily life and enter into the unknown, in a new environment that provided both the structure and support to do so. Time to release old patterns of thinking inherited from my family and environment, time to releasing old habits of self abusive thinking, anxiety, overwhelm, destructive relationships, and ending other issues or behaviors that no longer served me.

We live in a world created by a divided mind, which perceives separation and thus operates with fear-based, repetitive thoughts, always planning and seeking some future imaginary peace.  I have often wondered, “do we ever find it?”

Not usually, instead what we usually find is the accumulated stress caused by constantly chasing after something, and a sense that something is always missing. In order to find relief and healing of stress, we need to stop all worldly activities, step back, retreat and just simply be. The experience I shared with Ann in Costa Rica allowed me to empoderar a mí mismo (empower myself), reclaim my lost energy from so many lifetimes, and most importantly be in ONENESS will all that is. It was a nurturing and healing experience that I will always be grateful for. Pulling back from our everyday world allowed us, through meditation,  prayers and energy work, to turned our attention back to what really matters, our True-Self, our God-Self.

It usually takes a serious life challenge, such as a midlife crisis, the loss of a loved one, divorce, break-up, serious illness to realize the need to search for personal spiritual retreat. Fortunately for Ann and I this was not the case. We chose to change, shift and grow within ourselves simply for the pleasure of doing so, to reconnect with our authentic values and fall deep into universal consciousness.

I couldn’t figure out how to embed the video directly so go to this link to see Ann and Howie’s home: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coW9LJU3wV0&feature=youtu.be

In Costa Rica our healing journey/retreat was focused on our specific needs and included so many wonderful aspects, check out this list of things we did, and over 3/4 of them on a daily basis:

  1. Sun Gazing: a practice of gazing at the sun for nourishment, as a spiritual practice at sunrise or sunset
  2. Doing Mantras: a mantra is a sound, syllable, word, or group of words that is considered capable of creating transformation
  3. Morning walks
  4. Tuning into the Mayan calendar
  5. Homemade, fresh tropical fruit drinks
  6. Laying in the pool, just looking up at the sky
  7. Reiki: a technique commonly called palm healing or hands on healing
  8. Crystal Healing: placing crystals on different parts of the body, often corresponding to chakras, or places crystals around the body in an attempt to construct an “energy grid”, which is purported to surround the client with healing energy
  9. Picking your own fruit off the trees
  10. Studied and spoke Spanish
  11. Celebrated Ann’s creation of her balancing boxes with a Gaia Ceremony
  12. Mental, emotional and spiritual clearing work in the pool
  13. Staying open, flexible and going with the flow
  14. Meditation & breathing
  15. Setting up Crystal Grids and Spiritual Vortexes: Grids are a number of crystals arranged into a particular geometric form creating a particular energy field
  16. Massage treatments
  17. Meeting and sharing with the local peoples
  18. Sun bathing
  19. Full Moon Ritual
  20. Holographic Healing: a multidimensional healing which accesses the original thought form and clears a person’s body, mind, emotions, energy bodies, chakras and meridians
  21. Kundalini and Hatha Yoga
  22. Shopping at the farmers market on Fridays
  23. Holding the space for others to heal and clear
  24. Emotional Clearing: tracing conditional behavior patterns back to their source by connecting with your unconscious mind and then eliminating them
  25. Journaling
  26. Channelling important information
  27. Painting with water colours
  28. Recapitulation: a technique that enables an individual to repair damage and energy drain that comes from soul loss or soul fragmentation
  29. Star gazing and connecting to ETs

Cada día era un poco diferente (each day was a little different) but for the most part, all days were spirit directed and our key focus was on ourselves. There were some days when I only spent time with Ann during meals or on our walk. Our walks even contained elements of shifting our being. For instance we would challenge ourselves by setting an intention before going for a walk and hold that thought while walking, often repeating an affirmation over and over. Here is an example: “The God power in me is greater than any power or force causing me mind chatter.  I yield to the God power within. The God power within me brings me peace of mind, joy and love. I am grateful to the God power within for Self-Mastery.” Another time we would focus on breath, “I breathe out negativity…I breathe in a positive new future.”

Ann spent a couple of days working on her property and Mario’s, her friend’s vacation property next door (this was the pool we had access too, thanks Mario!). It was fantastic seeing Ann dowse the energy grids, ley lines and do testing for harmful geopathic zones and fields of negative energy which are electromagnetic in nature that flow within the Earth’s crust. I wish I would have gotten a photo. Seeing her with a big hat, draped cloth around her shoulders, wearing a sarong and holding her notepad and pendulum helped me recall her as an indigenous shamanic healer, Peruvian is my feeling, in a past life. This is Ann’s website if you are interested in more about the incredible work she does with Gaia: http://www.soilclearing.com/index.html

I could go on and on about our trip and get into some of the details of what we did, instead I thought I’d give you an example of a typical day and post some photos. Un día típico cuando algo como esto (A typical day when something like this):

  • 5:30am, wake up and go through my gratitude list while sun gazing, the sun was just beginning to come up
  • 5:45am, read Mayan calendar for the day and tune into the energy
  • 6:00am make a coffee and go back outside to do some chanting or mantras
  • 6:30am, activate Merkabah and do a short meditation
  • 7:00am, make a fruit drink, wash up and get ready for a walk or yoga
  • 7:30am, yoga or a walk or both with Ann
  • 9:00am, make a smoothie for breakfast and have breaky with Ann
  • 9:30-11:00AM, study Spanish either alone or with Ann
  • 11:00am-1:00pm, recapitulation, at poolside (Ann and Howie’s friend next door)
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm, connect with Ann, pick some fresh fruit, make and eat lunch
  • 2:30pm-4:30pm, clearing work, or hanging out with God and all that is, being One
  • 4:30-5:30pm, reconnect with Ann, chat and figure out dinner
  • 6:00-7:00pm, eat dinner
  • 7:00pm-8:30pm, read, check emails, skype, journal, study Spanish, settle in
  • 8:30-9:30pm, sit out and star gaze with Ann
  • 9:30pm, usually wake up outside and come to bed
  • Before sleep, send Reiki healing to clients, friends, stacking lists, Ann, home, Gaia and guides
  • Often wake up in the middle of the night and either do clearing, prayers or channel info from spirit

Of course there were days when we chatted with the locals when we were on our walks, that was our Spanish lesson for the day. We found a little church that we stopped into during our walks and did prayers, sent healing and did meditations. Fridays we went to town on the bus to the Farmers Market, loaded up on produce and fish then took the noon bus home, again a good opportunity to practice our Spanish.

Here are some photos for your viewing pleasure:

This is Ann and I doing a crystal healing and reiki treatment on a new friend:

This is the Farmers Market

This is a couple of local birds

This is a bug that makes and incredible sound as it calls for the rain, you will hear it in the background on the video

This is what our view was like when we went for walks

Ann and I met some lovely people and made some new friends. Being flexible and adaptable to what spirit put in front of us allowed those connections to come to fruition. We assisted others in unique ways that we may never totally understand, embraced community and left with full hearts.

There is nothing outside of ourselves that is going to bring joy unless we first become that joy from the inside. If you want to change your reality? Cambiar a ti mismo (Change yourself). An individual spiritual retreat may help you to rediscover an important place within, a true You.  You may become an individual, undivided by the mind, becoming One with a diverse world, and when you come home, you will bring this change with you, showing others a way to come back home to themselves, helping to change the world in your own special way.

Que todos ustedes encontrar el tiempo y el espacio para crear su retiro personal…May you all find the time and space to create your own personal retreat,

Rev. Carol Lefevre