Category Archives: January 2011

30 Jan 2011 A Post-Modern Dream: Re-Entry from Outer Space

07:30 am. I just woke from a short dream. I was in what seemed to be outer space. I was watching two airplanes fling in formation just above me. They were so close together that I was afraid they would … Continue reading

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25 Jan 2011 Three Dreams and an Experiment

[Following the three dreams described below, I went to sleep again, and when I woke, I started to experiment with a technique I came up with a few days ago (see here), one in which I would start Active Imagination … Continue reading

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24 Jan 2011 Party Aftermath

03:30 am. I just woke from a dream. I was in bed with a woman I’d come home with that I’d met somewhere that night. I was naked and looking for my underclothes and not having much luck. Then from … Continue reading

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19 Jan 2011 More Ruminations on Active Imagination and Writing Fiction

I’ve been wondering for some time how dreams may be incorporated into writing fiction. And now I believe I have come up with a partial answer. When an author is involved in an extended work, he lives, as much as … Continue reading

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18 Jan 2011 Using Active Imagination to Enter a Dream

02:00 am. I wake feeling claustrophobic. I check my vital signs, but can find nothing physically wrong. Then why am I feeling like this? I open the Iris of Time. I want to see if anything appears spontaneously. Nothing. I … Continue reading

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10a Jan 2011 A Mother and The Abandoned Child

[By the use of Active Imagination, I’m gathering so much material about my characters and their lives in ancient Greece that I’m in danger of flooding my novel with material that although related to the story is not within the … Continue reading

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10 Jan 2011 The Dead Man’s Brains

03:00 am. I’ve just had a dream so hideous that I didn’t want to report it; however, I guess I will because it seems to be an indication of times. I was in the kitchen facing the kitchen sink. A … Continue reading

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07 Jan 2011 Conversation with the Centaur

[Since this is a personal excursion into Jung’s Active Imagination, process is all important. This session occurred again in the wee hours of the morning during my usual period of insomnia. I didn’t anticipate actually having a session. I just … Continue reading

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06 Jan 2011 Manto on the Oracle Scene

[You must realize that the narrator for The Mysteries is Manto, the daughter of the ancient seer Teiresias. How I realized this is in a pervious post. Click here to read it. If you haven’t read that post, undoubtedly you … Continue reading

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01a Jan 2011 Dreaming of a Centaur

[I realize that this post is a disconnected, scattered description of my dream, but this is the way I wrote it during the night and immediately after I woke.] 06:45 am. I just woke from an amazing dream. It started … Continue reading

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