Tag Archives: understanding

big rock, little man

  Occasionally, I’ll stop myself from interpreting a dream… For example, I didn’t want to interpret this recent dream: On one side of a narrow highway, I see a small white farmhouse.  A man lives here with his wife and … Continue reading

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This May Be a Synchronistic Event

  I’ve experienced many moments of synchronicity… These events have sometimes left me stunned, or left me laughing, or left me stunned and laughing. Some might claim that I actually manufacture these instances of synchronicity by finding meaning in coincidence. … Continue reading

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Quiet Voices

  I think I know exactly what he means. I think I know what James Hillman means when he writes… “We would like otherworldly visitations to come as distinct voices with clear instructions, but they may only give small signs … Continue reading

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20-20 Vision

  I’ve found that dreams will tell you what you need to do… …and then tell you when you’ve done what you needed to do.  However, the story below might seem to give lie to that idea. After her “stuck-at-age-20 … Continue reading

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Shrink Wrapped

  My last post gave a dream from poet Robert Creeley… …found in the introduction to Jack Kerouac’s Book of Dreams. But there’s more to the story of that dream.  Creeley writes… “Years later, in much pain with confusion of … Continue reading

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Understanding, Not Analyzing

  What I appreciate about the passage below (from The Golden Notebook, by Doris Lessing)… …is that the dreamer has an understanding of the dream without over-analyzing it. She sees the challenge of the dream and knows what she must … Continue reading

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A Better Knowing

   Someone I hardly know lives within me…  …according to this dream.  In the dream…  …I ask an older man what I should do.  He stands in the middle of a work room.  He tells me, quite simply, “Leave.”  Since … Continue reading

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