Tag Archives: death

the ever-present past

Dreams tell us the truths we ignore while awake… Consider the documentary The Act of Killing… At the beginning of the film, an Indonesian man by name of Anwar demonstrates how he killed hundreds of ethnic Chinese during the genocide … Continue reading

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comfort from a mother’s dream

  A dream left behind helps a daughter cope with her grief… I found this dream in Angelica Huston’s memoir A Story Lately Told… Ms. Huston’s mother wrote this dream down the day before she died in a car crash: … Continue reading

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better off dead

  After sharing a dream of death in my last post… …a dream that referred to an actual physical death… I would now like to post a different type of death dream… …a dream telling me of my many deaths. … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Resurrection

I’ve seen the dead in my dreams—and gladly so… Twice, I’ve met lost friends as if they were alive again. Though this recent dream didn’t return someone to me, I do find it encouraging: I’m at G’s house—a pleasant one-room … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace?

  Was the dream actually a visit from the dead? Did my friend talk to someone from “the other side”? In the dream… She meets with “PJ” (a mutual friend) in a wooded park and they talk for a short … Continue reading

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