The Twilight Zone--Dreamwork

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The Twilight Zone--Dreamwork

A place to share insights and exchange ideas about various forms of dream work.

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Latest Activity: Jan 27, 2017

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Dream of Turtle Populations at Night

Started by Matthew Thomas. Last reply by Gunni-Britt Borden Nov 1, 2015. 12 Replies

Hi all, there has not been a lot of activity on this group recently and I don’t know how many folks are around, however I have a dream I’d love to get any feedback on.  This is from two nights…Continue

Tags: Ocean, Night, Turtles, Dream

When Dreams Depict a Stage in the Alchemical Process

Started by Dorene Mahoney. Last reply by Dorene Mahoney Sep 30, 2015. 4 Replies

I have been going through profound changes for the last three years that have included a number of losses. I have glibly referred to my situation on occasion as "my dismantling." I'm coming out the…Continue

I feel like a fraud

Started by Alan A. MacKENZIE. Last reply by Alan A. MacKENZIE Oct 16, 2014. 2 Replies

I wonder if anyone else has the same struggles I do?I have OSA.  Try as I might, I simply cannot seem to remember any of my dreams.   It's the most frustrating thing -- not having dream recall.  As I…Continue

A dream of a polluted world

Started by Robert Matejko. Last reply by Ed Koffenberger Oct 1, 2013. 3 Replies

  Hello all. I hope I'm following the format correctly in posting a dream here for analysis. I've really dove into depth psychology over the past few months, and I believe its affected the content,…Continue

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Comment by Lynlee Lyckberg on June 1, 2010 at 9:01am
Really love this forum and the exchanging of ideas, dreams, insights! Continuing on ones journey into relatively unknown territory via dreamwork is the most amazing and engaging endeavor we can take! Thank you, Dorene, for traveling on this path with me ,now! Blessings, Ari
Comment by Dorene Mahoney on May 25, 2010 at 9:05am
Jung said that the imaginal work that he documented in the Red Book was the basis for all of his academic and theoretical contributions that followed. Wow! Given that this chronicle of his active imaginations occupied him for only a couple of years, and he contributed prolifically over the next 40 years, that's a pretty clear directive on the importance of such inner work. I have seen over and over that the act of engaging with dreamscapes and dream images as if they are living creatures, distinct from our rational selves, brings about a shift for the better in the individual's sense of wellbeing. Of course, these images have something important to "say" to us: Otherwise, they would not have shown up at all. Even those images that spring from the collective, or the World's dreaming, would not have come through unless they had met with some resonance deep within the individual's psyche. As a dream worker, I consider myself a facilitator of these "conversations," and I have found that I don't have to tend all the figures that seem important, or take a dream through to some resolution--the simple act of guiding the dreamer into some form of relationship with even one figure is deeply touching and can be transformative. It's about making real and deliberate contact with a soul figure, even if the connection is brief and light.
Comment by Dorene Mahoney on May 23, 2010 at 10:14pm
Thanks, Bonnie--I LOVE dream work! It's pretty funny, because when I encountered forms of dream work over the years that involved applying fixed interpretations on dream images, I felt completely dumb . . . As a result, I turned to collage, which I considered "dreams made manifest." Engaging with collage images in Active Imagination opened up astonishing revelations and insights. Tending dream images in that way has completely turned me on to dream work.
Comment by Bonnie Bright on May 23, 2010 at 10:05pm
Dorene! So glad you created this group. I'm looking forward to doing a session with you soon so you can use DreamTending on me. Thanks for your good work!
Comment by Julie Ann Perkins on May 23, 2010 at 7:12pm
Good move, setting this up, Dorene!
I like the image, too. I was just reading an old dream when I got your invitation to join.... the fish are jumping, Julie
 

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