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June BlueSpruce, MPH

Intuitive Healer, Mentor, and Life Coach

Category: Death and dying

What Is This Crisis Calling Us To?

My grandparents Florence and John Taylor. Florence died in the flu pandemic of 1918-1919. What is the coronavirus epidemic calling us to? Ironically, this disease that separates and isolates us from each other as we try to prevent its spread also calls us into deeper levels of connection. Connection with community, with ancestors, and with …

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Grief and Gratitude

The cusp of death can conjure joy as well as pain, gratitude as well as grief, connection as well as separation – if we are open to it. At Samhain, celebrated on Oct. 31-Nov. 1, the veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead is thin. We remember and commune …

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New Growth

   Now that the temperature outside is rising, it’s no longer snowing, and I can spend a few hours out in the garden, I take stock of how the plants are doing. Which ones died, which ones barely survived weeks of below-freezing temperatures in February and a sudden March snowstorm, which ones thrived. Two chard …

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Border-Crossing in Dreams

Image © Texas Public Radio A couple of days ago, I asked for dream guidance and received two dreams about crossing borders. I am with a group of people who are trying to cross the border. We approach it in different ways, each with its own risks. We come with most of our belongings in …

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Rebirth

In a time of grieving, I received a dream image that I thought was a harbinger of death. To my great joy and relief, I discovered it was something else entirely. Our sister-in-law, Victoria, died of lymphoma last fall. She was 57 years old, and this isn’t the way anyone expected it to go. At …

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Spawning Wisdom About Life and Death

At Samhain, celebrated on November 1, the veil is thin between the worlds of the living and the dead. Fall is a good time to see spawning salmon swimming upstream in rivers around the Puget Sound area. Salmon can teach us a lot about death as part of the natural life cycle. In the Celtic …

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Solstice and My Mother

Welcome to my new blog!  I have been writing in it for over a month now, and it’s time to share it with others.  Each post will focus on the ways that dreams and waking life are woven together.  Our dreams offer us deep and helpful guidance that we often misunderstand or ignore.  By sharing …

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