Tag Archives: shadow

seeing the real enemy

Another mass shooting has us again asking “why?”… But we’re not just trying to understand the actions of one person; we’re trying to understand ourselves.  Understand not just his violence, but the violence we do to each other. Here’s how … Continue reading

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resurrecting the bear

By connecting one dream to another, I can see how I’m progressing on a problem… Take these three dreams for example: In the first dream… I’m alone in my house in the middle of the night. The knob to a … Continue reading

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listening to the politician within

Though I’ve followed the campaign closely for the last year, none of the top presidential contenders have been in my dreams. However, in the past, both George W. Bush and Barack Obama have put in appearances.  To be honest, I … Continue reading

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Dreaming of the Santa Within

“The Night Before Christmas”, that famous poem by Clement Clarke Moore, is a dream… Consider: At the beginning, the narrator says he’d just settled his brain for a long Winter nap. Yes, he soon springs from his bed. ¬†However, he … Continue reading

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deadly projection

Another mass killing in the U.S. brings to mind many dreams I’ve had over the years… …dreams in which I’ve dealt with terrorists, with shooters, with thugs. I now realize those killers exist within me. ¬†Even if the dream killer … Continue reading

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my inner Johnny Cash

Am I the Man in the Black? Consider this recent dream: I see a silhouette of Johnny Cash a short distance away. It has a shiny silvery surface, which reflects my own image. Waking, I immediately got the basic message… … Continue reading

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the politician in my shadow

During the last presidential election, I was shocked and disturbed to find a certain candidate in my dreams… Mitt Romney. In my waking life, I’d totally rejected the man. But maybe in rejecting him, I was actually rejecting part of … Continue reading

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