Tag Archives: creativity

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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musing on my muse

I like to say, “I don’t rely on any muse, but on my own hard work.” However, a recent dream tells me that I do listen to a muse. In the dream… I’m on one side of an empty room. … Continue reading

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not half empty

I welcome the sight of a large pot of stew! The image came to me, just before waking, two days after I’d actually cooked such a pot.* The ingredients I’d used were quite ordinary: potatoes, carrots, ground beef, onions, diced … Continue reading

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patient quest

A junkyard dream says I’m on a quest… In the dream… I’m at a place of ramshackle buildings in the country… …a place filled with all sorts of odds and ends. I’m working on a group project.  We’re building something … Continue reading

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separately together

A wonderful dream…and yet it’s a little frustrating… In the dream… By happy chance, I’ve come upon a free jazz concert in the French Quarter of New Orleans… Some great players are preparing to perform—including the entire Marsalis family. I’ve … Continue reading

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song for a dreamer

  When Jimi Hendrix gives you a tune in a dream, it’s probably best to listen… Duane Allman listened, and from his dream, he wrote the guitar instrumental “Little Martha”. In the dream… Jimi Hendrix shows Allman how to play … Continue reading

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no holes in this mix

  Often, our dreams show us falling short… But this recent dream shows me filling up… In the dream… I’m putting all sorts of food into a large electric blender. It’s nearly full, but still, I’m stuffing. The day before … Continue reading

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