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Revisiting the Quiet Nightmare

  The dream in the poem below is what I call “a quiet nightmare”—the scene was still, placid in a way: no cacophony; no monster chasing me. Even so, this dream scared the bejesus out of me.  Thus, it’s stayed … Continue reading

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What’s Bad?

  I like this book…I’ve gotten a lot from this book… …so much so, that I’ve read it 2 2/3 times.  However… …I do have one problem with what Rosalind Cartwright says in Crisis Dreaming: “Stop any bad dream.  You … Continue reading

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Rock On

  Yes, I’ve had some rough nights of dreaming.  But I don’t really mind such turbulence.  Those nights give me a lot to chew on.   ROCK SOLID DREAMS What a night!—rocks fell up through my dreams and stuck in … Continue reading

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I Can Feel It In My Bones

  My dreams keep me honest. My dreams keep me honest by telling me what I really feel. This passage from Crossing to Avalon, by Jean Shinoda Boden, shows how the feeling tone of a dream can sometimes be the … Continue reading

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Kafka’s Fire

   Instead of sharing one of my own dreams today… …I will share this nightmare dreamt by Franz Kafka: “A dream:  Two groups of men were fighting each other.  The group to which I belonged had captured one of our … Continue reading

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Horse Play

Drastic dream messages don’t necessarily require drastic action.  However, I believe they do require some action. Healing Night by Dr. Rubin Naimen is a wonderful book.  However, I take exception with one story he shares with us: A woman—a young … Continue reading

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