Re: my dream
- From: "Daveytoo" <davey2623@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 21:32:34 +0000 (UTC)
<atonement1@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> Daveytoo wrote:
> Hi, I found your dream intriguing and hope you don't mind me posting a
> possible interpretation.
Comments etc most welcome
> > Suddenly I was in a place which was very dark, dusty and desolate with
> > gloom. There seemed to be no direct light anywhere, no sky just low
> > and smoke swirling in languid breezes. As breezes puffed aimlessly the
> > clouds and smoke would make whirlpools and spirals swirling around and
> > nowhere. There were no gaps and the smoke and cloud appeared to merge
> > together forming a low ceiling.
> Dreams can operate on different levels. It could be simply related to
> simple day to day problems but it could also indicate you 'spiritual'
> progress. If we look at it from the latter, it could represent your
> journey in life from darkness to light. Our psyche (soul) contains all
> the residue of out past life - emotions, thought, ideas, beliefs etc.
> They do swirl around within, cloud out perception and go nowhere and
> they can hem us in so that it seems there is no way out.
Similar ideas did occur to me.
> > As I looked around I noticed that were hundreds of figures all about.
> > were standing or sitting on the ground with their postures slumped
> > shoulders hunched. Most were motionless but those that did move did so
> > heavily and slowly as if drugged or drained with complete exhaustion.
> > They all seemed to be confined to individual areas of the ground and
> > ignored their neighbours. All wore ragged, drab and dirty clothes -
> > like the beggers one sees around London and other places these days (for
> > some time in fact, anyone notice that elsewhere? Not just the old time
> > drinkers, young people too) The ground was strewn with debris and some
> > assembled pathetic huts and mounds to sit on. Some had 'fires' which
> > no flame but emitted whisps of smoke that rose slowly to merge with the
> > general smog.
> By and large those elements are lacking in energy (e.g. mental
> lethargy) and they all seem to be unrelated. Some element are
> perceived as dirty (e.g. sinful), not just old but recent also, and
> pathetic. Some seemed to have a bit of fire about them, but there was
> more smoke than fire - they produced more fog to an already clouded
> > Next I noticed a narrow path which meandered and zig-zagged through the
> > scene. I set off along the path with a feeling that I was looking for
> > someone or something (the way out maybe!?)
> > Some of the figures appeared to attempt to move towards me as I
> > their patch but they were too leaden and barely moved if at all. All
> > eyes were downcast. I thought one was staring at me as I passed but his
> > just stared blankly ahead. He was a young man maybe 25 years old. There
> > no sound but some seemed to move their mouths like drowning fish as if
> > trying to speak.
> The path through was not straight and narrow but meandering i.e. it
> draws you first one way then the other and the elements of the psyche
> try to move towards you (to attract you attention to give them the
> energy they need to survive, but they seemed beyond redemption.
> > At this point you may be thinking that the scary music is just about to
> > start up and suddenly turn into Michael Jacksons Thriller or something!!
> > wasn't like that, I wasn't particularly 'scared'. After an initual jolt
> > the strangeness of it all, then slight bemusement, I felt pity and
> > (if that's possible at the same time) and the urge to get the heck out
> > there.
> There is a feeling of pity and disgust at what you perceive is in your
> psyche (as we all do at times) and a great need to escape from it.
> > There was an atmosphere of great saddness, desolation and boredom.
> > I walked along and noticed that the ground seemed to gradually rise
> > and the smog start thinning. The path meandered on and I could see hills
> > the far distance. There were less figures about untill there were none,
> > rocks and dust beside the path.
> > Turning I tried to see how far the patchwork of wretches reached behind
> > but there was no horizon and everything just faded into the smog.
> > Then I turned again to follow the trail towards the hills and the dream
> > ended.
> The mind is seen as a place of repetitiveness and de-soul-ation but as
> you progressed you started to ascend through the bewildering fog which
> started to become clearer, to the extent that you could see further
> heights ahead in the distance. The elements that needed your
> attention had disappeared from view but still resided in the fog, but
> you turned away to follow the ascending path to greater heights
> Only you will know what's happening in your life right now but the
> dream seems to resemble progress through a bewildering time where the
> ways of past lack interest now and you feel drawn outwards and upwards
> but with many twists and turns ahead. It's almost like a death and
> rebirth scenario that has happened or about to happen, or maybe a
> pilgrims progress.
I think you've got it about right. This dream and events of the subsequent 2
nights have led me to accepting God's love in my heart and redemption
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Hurrah!!
One question remains in my mind: is Limbo an actual place?
peace be to all
love and thanks
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