Awakening to the Power of Dreams


(Excerpts/edits, and reflections from my reading, “Dreams: A Way to Listen to God” by Morton Kelsey, Paulist Press, 1978. ISBN: 0-80911-2046-1)

• 99% of the time when you dream about others, you are really dreaming about some part of yourself (whether positive or negative).

• Dreaming about war or fighting nearly always has to do with inner conflict.

• Certain universal themes/plots like being chased by a shadowy figure, or finding a new area in a house, have to do with reconciling issues of the inner person, or self-discovery.

• Dreams abide in the realm of symbols. Watch for repetition, patterns, and the associations you have to the symbols in waking life to start to better understand them.

• Dreams can carry both personal and universal symbols, and point out places for personal growth, increased harmony, and prosperity (on all levels).

• If you feel your dreams are important, and take care to begin logging them, you will harvest much personal growth, (including interpersonally) and can experience added spiritual awareness.

• Whether we remember them or not, we dream 5-7 times per night. In studies, animals and humans deprived of dreams develop mental health issues.

If you would like to share comments on dreams or share a powerful dream here, go right ahead.

To discuss your dreams and their potential meanings privately, you may contact me through my website.

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4 responses to “Awakening to the Power of Dreams

  1. Liked this article and linked it to one of my posts.

    • lisacolondelay

      Thanks Lucille. I love to hear that. Keep dreaming. The greatest Dreamer of all will speak! Brilliant work you are doing. love your site.

  2. Doug Jackson

    Had my recurring dream last night that I was playing football again, preseason drills in the AZ sun. Only this time, I actually felt good. No idea what that means – yearning for lost youth? fact that we have faculty and student orientations this week and classes start a week from today? lingering masochism?