Category Archives: Dreams and their interpretation

Thoughts on the struggle with awareness and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: I have always felt that there is a struggle with being aware when we are born.  For some, the residue of this continues for a big part of our life.  In fact, it seems to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on aging: “the great truth of life”, everydayness, a dream interpretation, and discovering the “old self”

Here are some thoughts I had: REFLECTING ON MY LIFE As I turned 50 years old I thought a lot on my life.  I seem to do this ever time I go into a new decade.  I did this when … Continue reading

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A dream about shooting my flintlock into traffic – the dilemma of the modern world and ‘apparent lying’

I was somewhere that looked like a park.  I looked out over this grassy area.  For some reason I had my flintlock pistol.  I noticed it was loaded.  To me that’s dangerous so I decided to shoot the gun into the … Continue reading

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A dream about death – themes of contemplation

I had a dream involving contemplation: I dreamt that I was walking around in a certain town on the sidewalk.  Between the sidewalk and a building I noticed what looked like a grave.  There was a sarcaphagus or coffin on … Continue reading

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A dream about the blurring of me and the world – the “instantaneous post-self” – some thoughts on spirituality

The other day I was sleeping when I had a weird dream: “The first I recall is that I seemed to be in my grandma and grandpa’s living room.  I was by the coffee table, looking up at the stuff that was … Continue reading

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A dream about almost being arrested – how ‘passive knowing’ hampers us

I had a dream about almost being arrested.  I was somewhere on vacation, it seems, in another city.  It seems that it was like Washington, D.C.  I was with someone.  While I was in my room, about to see the sights, two … Continue reading

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A dream about hunting each other down and then being chased

The first part is vague.  I was in a forest area.  I was with some other people.  It seems that we were friends or that we were somehow connected (such as that we worked together).  We were like running around … Continue reading

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