Category Archives: symbolism

changing my mind…and heart

In my dreams, I make all sorts of mistakes… …but I’m happy to report, ever so often, I do the right thing. Consider this recent dream… A garbage truck stops to empty the trash bin at the front of my … Continue reading

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a present and future dilemma

Be careful of change for change’s sake… So says a recent dream… In the dream: I’m preparing to move.  At my new apartment building, I won’t actually have a room—just a bed in an open hallway. So, I’m having second … Continue reading

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me too?

Me too? In a recent dream, our national conversation becomes a personal conversation… Consider the dream… I’m in a large spacious hall, talking to a helpful bank employee.  As we part, I touch her lightly on the shoulder—a spontaneous act … Continue reading

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Galaxy Sleep

Our dreams remind us how extraordinary our ordinary lives are.  GALAXY SLEEP According to one theory… as we ease into sleep our minds begin to spiral and expand like a hurricane like a galaxy: though we think we rest we … Continue reading

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giving myself a break

My dreams tell me many things…but more often than not, they say: you’re fighting with yourself. Consider this recent dream… An office supervisor leaves his company at the end of the day and heads down a stairway. Inside the office, … Continue reading

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back on my feet

When I see a friend in a dream, am I dreaming about him or am I dreaming about me? Consider this recent dream… I kneel before “G” as she lies in bed.  I’m distraught, confused—I can see my friend is … Continue reading

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seeing the real enemy

Another mass shooting has us again asking “why?”… But we’re not just trying to understand the actions of one person; we’re trying to understand ourselves.  Understand not just his violence, but the violence we do to each other. Here’s how … Continue reading

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