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Russia rushing at me

A recent dream tells me to wake up… In the dream… I’ve just arrived in a busy Russian city, via an underground train. I wander around downtown, then enter the lobby of a church. Suddenly I realize I left my … Continue reading

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forward back

A recent dream has me considering the cost of being human… In the dream… A breakfast at a pleasant restaurant has just ended.  Several friends and acquaintances are in the process of leaving… I look at “D’s” table—she forgot to … Continue reading

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coming clean

  My dreams have shown me some awe-inspiring scenarios… But not this time… In a recent dream… I see a kitchen sink filled with dirty dishes. Some dinner plates stick up amid the clutter. Kitchen sinks and dirty dishes have … Continue reading

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community backyard

  The death of a beloved folk hero returns me to a dream from November 2012… The folk hero is Pete Seeger, who died at the age of 94 this week… The dream concerns my “backyard”.  In the dream… I … Continue reading

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Talking to Myself

  Dream scenes are illogical, disjointed, chaotic, unrealistic… …and also logical, chronological, and ordinary. For example, in a recent dream… I’m walking alongside a busy highway.  I have to be careful because, to my right, cars coming up fast behind … Continue reading

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In the Dark

  It’s dark.  So dark that I can’t see.  And yet… …this dream scenario doesn’t trouble me…at least, not too much. In the dream… I’m back in the city where I began college, so many years ago. It’s night.  There’s … Continue reading

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Simply Complicated

 The dream is simple; the message is not. The dream consisted of two words, a name in plain type: “William Stafford”. Well, it’s not actually a dream, it’s a hypnapompic image—one of those visions that flit across the mind’s … Continue reading

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