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I am receiving such an interesting stream of stories of encounters with the fox in dreams, in the natural world and in folklore, movies and literature that I see I shall need to write more on this theme. For now, […]

Words of foreign languages in my dreams have proven to be keys to very interesting doors in waking life.  When I was a boy in Australia, a radiant being who insisted in speaking Greek informed me that all true knowledge […]

I make it a practice to notice what rhymes in a day. When we experience a run of incidents or sightings that resemble each other, it can be a strong indicator that something from the deeper reality is breaking through […]

A woman named Laura reports this dream from last night: All the trees the whole world over had been bulldozed down. They were scattered into big piles on a ground of different shades of red and brown, and small fires […]

You never know who’s listening to you, once you’ve been recorded. On a recent plane trip, when we had rolled up to the gate and passengers were reaching for their carry-ons, a woman three rows ahead turned to me and […]

Early in my stay at the l’Hameau de l’Etoile (Hamlet of the Star), the refurbished 17th century village in southern France where I’ve been teaching Active Dreaming over the past two weeks, I dreamed of a prehistoric standing stone. The […]

You are not my shadow.You stand closer to the sun.Of all my doubles, you are the most interesting.You are watching when I forget you.You are with me when I don’t notice.You are not my judge, or my guardian angel.You are […]

A thought for today from Thomas Mann: The world has many centers, one for each created being, and about each one it lies in its own circle…About you lies a universe whose center I am not but you are….Our universes […]

 Coincidence multiplies when we are in motion. By “coincidence”, I mean the intersection of an external event – or series of events – with an inner sense of meaning. Case in point: When I was on book tour in San […]

I recently came upon a statement by Raphael Soyer that wonderfully conveys the nature and the power of the drive to create. Born into bitter poverty in a Jewish family in Russia in the time of the pogroms, Soyer (1899-1987) […]

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