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June BlueSpruce, MPH

Intuitive Healer, Mentor, and Life Coach

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The Force of Life

It’s Spring Equinox. Buds, blooms, bombs. Tanks, terror, tulips. Inside the south-facing window of my home office, I have a rectangular plastic tray divided into eighteen squares full of potting soil. This week, tiny seedlings have raised bright green stems and leaves above the surface, risking air and exposure. Red Sails lettuce. Two kinds of …

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“Love Deeply, Tip Big”

  February 1 is Imbolc, a time for us to sweep out whatever in our homes and lives is completed or no longer useful and open our bellies, hearts, minds, and souls to new callings, new currents, new commitments. Given what is going on in our communities, nation, and world, how can we leap into …

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Winter in My Life

Winter trees, Seward Park, Seattle It’s winter in Earth’s Northern hemisphere. Winter in Seattle. Winter in my body, my life. Winter can be cold, dark, lonely. I think of people stuck in their homes by huge snowdrifts or living in far northern places where the sun barely rises before it sets. Traditionally, winter is also …

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Death and New Life

In pagan traditions, Samhain is the New Year, the time when the old year dies away. We move into a period of darkness and rest before spring’s rebirth. Death is all around us. Leaves, first brilliant red, orange, and yellow, lie brown and rotting on the ground. Stalks of summer’s yellow sunchokes turn black, signaling …

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How Do We Know?

Nurse log, Prairie Creek Redwood State Park, California, April 2021 What does it mean to know? Where does knowledge reside in the body? Who or what has knowledge? How is knowledge transmitted and received? The answers to these questions go to the root of relationships among humans and between humans and the more-than-human world. Those …

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