To continue with the amazing awakenings I have been having for the last few months (see my blog posts beginning with Apirl 9), I wish to share with you a beautiful realization I had some weeks ago.
One night I awoke from a nightmare in the middle of the night that was terrifying. I used to have nightmares often as a child, but have not had to experience them for a long time now.
This particular dream was so frightening that I awoke feeling terror in my whole body and was breathing so hard I literally could not catch my breath for several minutes after I awoke.
In the dream I was being chased by a huge and ferocious bear. You have probably had those kinds of dreams, too, that felt so real. The bear was so fast and powerful that I started screaming as it came close to me, at which moment my husband, Doug, gently touched my shoulder and I could hear him saying, “It is alright, Darling, there is nothing to woryy about. It is just a dream.”
When I heard him I could feel myself still screaming but thankfully his gentle nudge woke me up. I have never had that much terror in my body and could feel the feelings for many moments after I awoke. From my interest in dreams for many years, I knew that this was a sign from my subconscious to pay attention. [Read more...]