Jeanne Denney
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Old Age, Dying and Death

Since clearly death happens at any age, this section needs a disclaimer. There are numerous kinds of death we can discern. Actually, only about 1 in 3 of us will die over age 85, and of course then we will likely be plagued by disease of some kind, a result of environmental influences, traumatic death, a history of emotional unease or early trauma, genetic factors or even karma (the energy patterns we are born with). It is rare for someone to die at a very old age free of disease. But if we look at the life force itself, we can see that it has a firm and predictable trajectory. It transforms, and as it does, the body slowly declines becoming more vulnerable to the vectors of disease, accident, etc. What we speak of here is an ideal of some kind of natural death free of disease or tragedy.

Survival Chart

98% of us make it past 25 years of age. A good 92% of us in the U.S. will make it past age 45. Over 56% of us will make it past 75. Naturally there is a strong pattern inferred within our life force itself to make death a part of later life. Still it happens at any age. One we all vaguely know to expect it, yet ceasely attempt to resist. It does not help perhaps that this impulse to resist this natural current is strongly supported in the culture. We are usually deeply invested in achieving an old age, which doesn’t mean we really know what to do with it if we get it.

Now let us consider the dying process. At least one part of dying seems to be dissolving the lower three chakras, their cords and the transmutation of this energy upward. I have witnessed this process many times in hospice work. Cords of relationship through these lower bodies must also dissolve and in this process relationships change, transform, make new contracts. Much of this work is done in the very natural process of “life review”. If I have learned anything about this mysterious process though, it is that the great driver and source for miracles in this regard is the heart.