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Today I took a nap and got a kite dream. I remember it took me a while to see the kite at first. A boy was flying it out from the back of his house. Then I remember my hands being all entangled in the strings, like stuck to them.
According to the Dreamer’s Dictionary, a kite in a dream means a “recently imaged desire is now being recreated in the inner levels of subconscious mind” and “is on its way to becoming a manifested physical reality.” Fantabulous! New job? Being in a band? Many possibilities here! And hands mean purpose, and strings are what you use to control the kite. So, I would imagine I am getting “stuck” in trying to control this process and have some purpose with it.
Earlier this week I had a dream that one of the teachers was teaching a metaphysics lesson. And at 8:30 all of the students were leaving class. (It normally goes until 10:30.) I couldn’t believe they were all leaving!
I was able to directly connect this to my life. The day before I had been trying to have purpose with the day and think positively, but at some point I had just given up and stubbornly quit, allowing myself my negative tendencies. The lesson of the dream was to persist! Continue on! Learn the lesson!
What have you been dreaming about? Has anyone else had a kite dream? Please share below!
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I think the words that hurt the most — when they are said with honesty and positive intention — are the ones that help us grow the most.
Years ago I had a friend tell me straight out: “Teri, you’re a bad listener.” I never forgot it. And I now check-in during every conversation to see if I’m being a good listener or not. Was I offended by the comment? Absolutely! But, I immediately recognized her words as truth and took them in, painful as they were.
These days I am paying more attention to the words: “You know it’s about you, right?” I was venting to the director from the School of Metaphysics about an unpleasant incident I’d had experienced with a friend. I was attacking the other person, talking about what she was doing to me. At some point in the conversation the director said those words: “You know it’s about you, right?” and even though my ego immediately reared its head, my heart also opened up, and my perspective shifted. It was about me. No one has any control of anyone else. We are the creators of our own reality. I realized the person I was really mad at was myself. I had seen myself as weak — and rather than seeking self-empowerment — I’d blamed the other person for her strength.
I’m trying to take this lesson and apply it to my self-righteous judgment and tendency toward drama. In the last few days I’ve recognized some important things:
- If I’m expecting drama, I will find it. If I’m not, I usually won’t.
- If I’m judging someone else’s judgement, that makes me just as judgmental.
- When it comes down to it, we really all want similar things, and we just have different opinions on the best way to get them. And that’s ok, as long as we can respect each other. We’re all doing the best we can.
- I am still afraid to be myself, but I’m getting a little closer every day.
So, every time I notice a judgement slip through my mind, about myself or others, I’m taking a closer look. What’s really hidden behind the judgement? (What are my thoughts really telling me?) Where do I have more room for growth?