When I was a kid I could remember my dreams in great detail. Now I am happy when I can catch a glimpse or two of what is going on in an entire night’s sleep. However, I am not talking today about the usual run of the mill dreams, but what I refer to as lucid dreams. These are dreams that I have from time to time in which I am aware of myself as my usual waking consciousness, but at the same time, I realize that I am not in my usual waking reality. It’s as if I have woken up to discover that I am still in a dream dimension, although I am very much in my normal waking consciousness. It’s a wild feeling, almost like being a kid in a toy store because I am weightless and at will, I can make myself go up or down, or over and over in somersaults. I find myself playing with the feelings of movement and energy. My hands always feel enormous and full of tingling energy. I usually have a grand time for all of about 60 seconds before it dawns on me that this is an unknown dimension, and then I get scared. In the past I have always forced myself to wake up—instantly, only to find that I am safe and sound in my bed and very frustrated with myself. But a few nights ago, I managed to stay awake to explore more of this dimension because I kept thinking, “Danny must be around here somewhere”. I couldn’t see him, which was a disappointment, but I could definitely feel his presence and I could hear, very faintly a voice saying, “Sheri Migdol, Sheri Migdol, Sheri Migdol. The best part of the experience however, was this feeling that I was in Dan’s dimension and that he was there with me. I felt this onrush of happy feelings, and I even remember thinking that if I could see my body lying in the bed, that I was probably smiling. I eventually woke up from this state, but with a very vivid memory and still, this lingering good feeling.
I have decided to try to initiate this lucid dream state most nights while falling asleep. So far it hasn’t happened again, but I look forward to it now and will consciously try to bring it on. Any way to connect up is a good thing, as far as I am concerned. Please, if you have anything to share along the lines of connecting up with loved ones on the other side, don’t hesitate to let the rest of us in on it. I do believe we can learn a lot from each other’s experiences. So, comments anyone?
Wishing you peace,
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