“The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul, long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach.” -Carl Jung, The Meaning of Psychology for Modern Man
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I have always been fascinated by our subconscious and the things that surface in the pictures that are painted while we sleep. How ironic, that while we physically rest, we are entering a threshold beyond our imagination. Things we perhaps know or not realize, are tucked away from the forefront of our thoughts.
Personally, I believe dreaming is not just a fluke of apparitions that randomly occur during lack of consciousness. Dreams have always set the tone for what has passed and what is yet to come. Some would say that preminitions are a far-fetched idea in the world of dreaming. But, I wholeheartedly believe we are all capable of tapping into the energy that surrounds us. We are setient beings and our ability to receive and recall is usually dismissed by logic or distraction. However, even the most logical person, has at least experienced a dream or nightmare which gave them insight, even they found surprisingly odd.
Reality is a beautiful, painful, tumultous and enduring experience. The world of dreams are something to look forward to every night. To be able to be free beyond any worldly constraint. To see those whom you know, for exactly as they are. To travel in otherworldly places, be with those who have departed and those whom you have yet to meet. Yet feel them without speaking. Every night, allow yourself to breathe intently, deeply and think clearly before you fall into slumber. Give yourself a few minutes if you can, (if possible- meditate/pray/or give yourself more than a few minutes) and just ease your mind. Ask your soul what will it reveal to you. What are you meant to see, hear or learn…? May your experiences be exactly what you need.