It is difficult when someone you love passes away.
However, just because someone is no longer physically present in your life doesn’t mean that they are gone. Often, they are closer than you think.
When I work with clients, I ask them if there is anyone close to them that has passed on that they would like me to invite to the shamanic session. Most of my clients have someone that they would like to help with their healing. I begin my shamanic journeys by inviting these loved ones to join, and am often touched by the amount of love and compassion they bring to the session:
- One of my clients asked that I invite her grandmother to help with the healing process. As I began my shamanic journey, I asked that her grandmother join us. She did, and proceeded to make me and the other helping spirits laugh with her warm sense of humor. She was a hoot! But when the healing started, she was all business. At one point, she put her hands on my client’s heart and shared a beautiful healing message that brought tears to both my and my client’s eyes.
- Another client asked that I invite in a close friend that had passed away suddenly several years prior. It took me a little while to find him, but when I did, I could feel how much love was in his heart. He played a couple jokes on me as we talked – and my client laughed when I shared this, since he had been that way when he was alive.
- Recently, a client asked me if I could invite his birth mother, whom he had never met or been able to identify, to join in the healing process for him. He wasn’t certain if she had passed on, but asked that I try. I began my shamanic journey and immediately felt someone with me. It turned out to be my client’s maternal grandmother (the mother of his birth mother). She actively participated in my client’s healing ceremony, and shared a personal message of how she had been helping my client. My client was thrilled with this, and told me that he had been told in the past that his maternal grandmother was with him, helping him.
Never underestimate the power of love – it, and the energy and soul of the person who has passed on, lives forever!