I’ve been meaning to do this for some time, so here it is! Straight from my Camino Journal: Flashback to Day 2. . .
Happy birthday, Rachel! I will probably always remember that. Many blessings to you, Rachel.
Today was a bit hellish at the end. Another monstrous downhill, this time very rocky. My left foot was a bit sore before today and only got more sore after today’s fiasco.
Had a few conversations in French today –> used Google Translate to communicate with someone who knew just a little more English than I know French (which is barely any!) We talked about America, music, movies, and a few other things. I also had a beer with another young lady. That’s all really to say for now. I’m a bit tired.
Had a good convo. in Spanish with a biking Spaniard yesterday. And really like the patata tostada. 🙂 And am really attracted to Romance language speakers. I think I will start with French this year. And I will offer myself for Spanish. For the rest of the year we can speak a language we know already or start knowing or just use the language for a year. (Idea for a language club.)
Had a creepy dream this morning. Had known about a a car accident. Had thought it was this crazy guy, (maybe a drunk?) But when the car door was opened, it was some young woman. Was disturbing.
Suggested mantra from my coach:
I, Teri, release whatever it is I need to release and accept whatever I need to accept to remember my dreams here and now from this day forward.
Mostly dreams today. I had two unusual dreams this morning.
In the first I was standing at the entryway to a gated area. There were 3 deer on the other side. I decided that if I stayed really still, they might walk right past me. And they did, they brushed right past me. As long as there are no deer with antlers, I thought. Then I saw more deer, and some did have antlers. They past me as well, and I think at one point one with antlers was facing me after it got to the other side.
I had another dream that I was in a Pirates of the Caribbean-type setting. In the first part it was murky, and we were walking along the ocean floor. There were mini-zombie like creatures along the bottom, and I had to watch where I stepped. At one point I saw a mailbox set of boxes, like ours, like you’d see in an apartment complex or business complex. Our mailbox slot was open, and all 4 keys were in there, our personal sets and the two keys to open the bigger boxes for bigger packages delivered.
Later in this sequence I was standing near a large ship (ours?) on land, and Barbosa’s ship pulled up. I was nearly the only one around except for a woman with a young child who was rushing to bring him to safety. I suddenly thought: “Wait. This isn’t real.” And knew I could change things. Instantly the scene changed to more of a dress rehearsal. It was lighter out, and we were all wearing normal clothes like actors not in dress yet. Some of us walked by each other and greeted each other.
Thoughts on Dreams
What sticks out to me about these dreams are two things:
- They near to real-life elements. Saturday I saw the 3 deer blocking in me in the road. In this dream, I saw 3 deer again facing me. Yesterday we had an incident where discovered a delivered package had been stolen. And I found a mailbox set in my dream with my personal mailbox wide open with keys on display!
- The imaginative and almost-lucid nature of the second dream. As a terrifying and impending doom scenario approaches, I find a way to shut it off entirely and make it harmless. In the past, I may have woken myself up from such a dream. In this one I either wasn’t fully lucid or decided to stick with it.
In Other News
My fiancee either very unconsciously closed Leia in her crate for the night. Or someone else did it for us.
I’m still seeing 222, 1’s and 3’s, and 1’s and 7’s.
Have a joyful, blessed day. ❤