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Old 09-24-2012, 05:41 PM
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Dear Shirley and friends,

I dream in vivid colour and detail. My dreams are so epic that trying to write them out in the morning is like writing a book. It takes hours and I have to spread it out over the day. My friends tell me I am so lucky. I know I am, but receiving so much information can be overwhelming. How do I know what to focus on? What is the message when there is so much going on?! Colour has meaning, animals, rooms, people, the elements etc. and my dreams can encompass all of this in one dream.
I am curious. How do you dream? Black and white? Colour? Do you feel the dream, live it, watch it?
I did have a dream last night whereby I was warned to watch my step. It was a very strong message as it came to me both in literal and figurative images.

Jade
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:40 PM
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Hi Jade

Dreams are fascinating communications, aren't they?

Usually for me, I just remember snippets as I wake up,
but have had several thru the years which were very
detailed and wrote them down. I know for me, the first
thing I focus on is what I am feeling immediately coming
out of the dream. Then if I need to, I reference some of
the possible symbolic interpretations, as there is a lot of
data on dream interpretation. However, none of that is
concrete, and only the dreamer will know if any of it
resonates with them. But sometimes, it can be a helpful
tool in deciphering your own, like is any part of the dream
(people, actions, etc) mirroring something going on in my
waking life (issues, etc) that I need to look at more
closely.

Yes, sometimes I am participating in the dream, and
sometimes I am just observing it (and I am conscious of
observing it in the dream!).

Do you have any inkling as to specifics (or area of life)
of the warning last night? May the Light illuminate your
path before each step (literally and figuratively)...

Love..Peg
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:05 PM
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Hi Peg,
Nice to meet you. Thank you for your reply. I have heard that focusing on the feeling you wake up with is a good way to figure out meaning in the dream. I try to linger and remember and write about my dreams when I can. Sometimes I wake up and the feeling is truly present....that's when I know I need to pay attention. I can usually figure out the easier symbolism in my dreams; the stuff that reflects my daily life. For example, in this particular dream I was in a room full of doctors who were having an important meeting about the future of the profession. At one point all eyes were on me and the feeling was that they needed me to participate. A woman shouted out that my not participating would skew the results of the meeting and they could lose money. I was anxious and upset, on my way to getting out of the room so I shouted back that if they didn't let me leave I would twist the vote so that they wouldn't get the money anyway and thus keeping me there would be a waste of their time.
This parallels my life right now as my husband is both a politician and a teacher. He is very involved with his union and is organizing his colleagues to fight against decisions the province has made to scale back their benefits and retirement packages etc. He goes to many important meetings, and is kept busy with phone calls and emails. Ironically he just stepped down from his role of city councillor in order to spend more time with us, but is just as busy. The above excerpt from my dream reflects the struggle and anxiety both my husband and I have regarding our level of participation and committment to social justice.
Whew! And this was just a tiny portion of my dream!
Really, the overall feeling I got about this dream was that I should watch my step and not step on anyone's toes....but those are two lengthy excerpts in their own right and I will spare you further reading tonight!!

Jade
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Love this thread and I also had to tell you I like your log~in name. Us Jades ought to stick together...giggle. Welcome to the site.
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:52 PM
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Hi Jade! If we're not careful this could get confusing for everyone!
So tell me, how do you dream?
Jade
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Old 09-26-2012, 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by jade74
Hi Jade! If we're not careful this could get confusing for everyone!
So tell me, how do you dream?
Jade



Just an FYI, you two, I'm already confused

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