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Dreams and Dying

This article is written by Katherine Lawson, her website is dreamsheal.com. Katherine is trained in Embodied Imagination dreamwork in additon to her M.A. in Counseling Psychotherapy. This paper deeply moved me even though written for an academic purpose. I had…

Dream Technology

Jennifer Dumpert’s website is urbandreamscape.com KellyBulkeley.org Sleep and Dream Databases a companion website of Kelly’s JayMutsafi.com Lucid Dreaming All three of these people are worth exploring if you are interested in taking your dreams into a broader range of experience.

Reality Tunnels

We all live in our reality tunnels. Michael Pollan suggests that if we were to enter the brain of another human being, we would think we were experiencing a psychedelic trip. Reality tunnels is a term that Timothy Leary coined,…

The Midnight Encounter of Aatish Taseer

                Aatish Taseer is a gifted travel writer.  My encounter with his work came in the form of a May 15, 2019 article in the New York Times Magazine, entitled “In Search of Ancient Morocco”.  The article is an evocative…

Staying with the AWE

I had no idea Marina would be doing a post on Deep Space and Awe, so this is an aha moment of synchronicity.   Scientists created this photo by taking a considerable risk of discovering nothing, yet they persevered into…

The Gift of Awe

I came across some writings of Rabbi Heschel in his book, I Asked For Wonder. In it he says, “What we cannot comprehend by analysis, we become aware of in Awe”. And later, “Forfeit your sense of awe, let your…

Approaching the Imaginal World

by writer, psychologist, and mythologist Dr. Sharon Blackie from her newsletter This Mythic Life image by Gina Litherland The imaginal world, the Otherworld. The mundus imaginalis, or mundus archetypalis. There are so many words and phrases to describe it, that place where the others live. The…

Working with Images for Creative Inquiry

photo by Lilian Bassman In recent sessions I have been working with images related to design, artwork, architecture and environments. In one example, the dreamer was in the process of creating a studio space. She wanted to explore images related…

Creating a Sacred Container

In a recent conversation with Pamela Holmes and Kat Taylor, we discussed the importance of creating a sacred container for the Embodied Imagination work that we are doing. In this work, we are contacting presences from unknown imaginal realms. Before…