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journey of a lifetime

I’m in a desert… …according to this recent dream: I’m standing in a broad expanse of desert sand, without a tree or a sprig of grass in sight. Suddenly, I drop down through a sink hole. Now, I’m in an … Continue reading

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mythic mall

  I thought this poem would be appropriate as we approach Black Friday. I rarely have recurrent dreams—dreams that repeat the same exact scenario.  However, my dreams will often present the same theme in slightly different guises—or sometimes, in completely … Continue reading

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2 A.M. Prayer

  author’s note: I don’t pray. Unless prayer can be a recognition of the spiritual in any moment of life.   2 A.M. PRAYER When I’m in the labyrinth of dream           and the thread breaks           or the lamp gutters           or … Continue reading

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Little Big Dream

    C. J. Jung made a distinction between “little dreams” and “big dreams”. Little dreams would mirror the daily activities and conflicts of our lives. Big dreams would reference the major issues and influences in our life and “contain … Continue reading

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Mall Rat Maze

  This dream gives me a new perspective on an old message… In the dream… …I’m going through a mall. I catch glimpses of stores.  But mainly, I move through a series of narrow, blank hallways. Each hallway leads to a … Continue reading

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What’s Small?

   Who am I to disagree with Joseph Campbell?  Who am I to disagree with Carl Jung? However, I must take exception to the idea of large and small dreams… …an idea developed by Jung, an idea described by … Continue reading

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Dreaming Kafka

“Are you sure you were awake?” So asks the protagonist’s lovely next-door neighbor, in Orson Welles’ film of Kafka’s The Trial. The question is never answered.  So we can never be sure whether the protagonist is experiencing a waking nightmare … Continue reading

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