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Different Ways to See the Same Morning

  It’s morning for me… …according to some recent dreams. I’m guessing all dream dictionaries would agree that these “mornings” signify a new beginning. Though in this case, I wouldn’t argue with such a universal, one-size-fits-all interpretation… …if I stop there, … Continue reading

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It’s So Brown

  Dream dictionaries are useless… On the other hand, I’ve found it can be helpful to establish a personal set of dream symbols… …to have an understanding of certain symbols that appear regularly in my dreams. I’ll give an example… … Continue reading

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Power to the Dreamer

Carl Jung shared this story in Psychology and Religion (published in 1937)…  He was visiting with an African tribe, when some of the men told him… “…that they never had dreams; they were the prerogative of the chief and of … Continue reading

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Worthless Interpretation

Dream dictionaries are not completely worthless.  They make good doorstops. In his book, Healing Night, Dr. Rubin Naiman explains how the “dictionary approach” to dream interpretation fails us: “The most common approach to dream interpretation is known as the dictionary … Continue reading

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Multi-Corns

This story, from the non-fiction book Dreamcatching, shows the problem with trying to interpret another’s dream: “On the second day of kindergarten, Ariel had a dream about a menacing unicorn that chased her on the way to school. “By running … Continue reading

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