posted on Dec, 11 2007 @ 07:13 AM
Growing up, I never liked my dreams, either. They also were especially vivid and, more often than not, came true. But I put up with it well into my
early 20's until my ex-husband and I moved into our own house (meaning not rented but our own).
Then, my dreams began to be dominated by a recurring theme - symbolically varied but yet the meaning was consistent. I dreamed that my husband and I
would be splitting up for good. I didn't like those dreams; we were happy and in love and there didn't seem to be any legitimate grounds for such a
thing to be playing over and over in my night-time mind.
And yet, right before our tenth anniversary the unspeakable happened. An unexpected chain of events inexorably led to a divorce. Even though I never
wanted that to happen, when it did happen I knew that my dreams had been telling me something I had denied with all my heart.
So...I decided to quit dreaming. Just like that. And I did. I didn't dream (or rather, remember my dreams) for almost 5 years. Then something
sparked within me the idea that dreams were not just dreams or even precognitive reminders; I wondered if they perhaps served a higher, necessary
And so I decided, again, this time to remember my dreams. Immediately I began to remember them.
They are still vivid; far more vivid than ever before, but not ominous or overwhelming like they once were. Many times I learn things - through
various teaching methods very similar to traditional waking lessons. but there are many other things I dream about, and people, too. People I know
and also some that I didn't remember that I had known.
It doesn't seem to me, anymore, that my dreams are what I truly consider dreams. They feel more like literal experiences albeit on 'the other
I've benefited in numerous ways from them and I think that if you can get past the dark times of your dreams, they will give way to very positive
experiences. I also feel that probably the unpleasant ones come first as a sort of purging or therapy that is essential to our spiritual health and