Often in my dreams and in dreams I’ve heard, the dreamer will report that there were “five or six” of something, such as “five or six people in the room,” or “five or six feet away.” It seems an insignificant detail, a bit of dream not quite remembered precisely. Yet the dream could choose anything [...]
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Tippy Boat with Seals by Kathryn Taylor
Kathryn Taylor is an artist who works with dream imagery, and the author of Dreaming While I’m Awake.
For the last couple of weeks I’ve been immersing myself in fairy tales, through a class offered by Billie Ortiz. I’ve sat in a lot of dream circles with Billie over the last twelve years, and her insights into dreams based on the symbols in fairy tales have been spot on. In the dream I [...]
This is a song I learned from my mom, sung beautifully here by Laura Wright. It always evokes hope and longing in me.
By Nancy Powell
Here beneath this towering tree Atop this granite rock Lazy lying on this bed of straw My mother calls to me
Come, come with longing Blow across my valley Scramble like a goat Up to my highest peak
Sit as the silent breeze Stirs across your face Smell the dusky fire [...]
And the ship went out into the High Sea and passed on into the West, until at last on a night of rain Frodo smelled a sweet fragrance on the air and heard the sound of singing that came over the water. And then it seemed to him that as in his dream the house [...]
Last weekend I had the pleasure of sitting with a circle of dreamers at Caritas Spiritist Center. It was another chance to sit with Jeremy Taylor and so many others in my Dream Family. All weekend I had the feeling that my name would be pulled, and it came out last, the final dream focus [...]
Photo by Karen Deal Robinson
Karen Deal Robinson is a mathematics teacher, novelist, poet, and musician, with interests ranging from sundials and labyrinths to prayer beads and board games. You can find out more at her website, and you can find her novels here.