The Hows and Whys of a Daily Spiritual Practice

“Let each morn be better than its eve and each morrow richer than its yesterday.”  Baha’u’llah The modern world is fully of busy people doing a lot of things all the time, but one of the things that few people have is a daily spiritual practice where they are consciously working on the purpose of …

Magic of Children’s Dreams

Originally posted on Dreams For Peace:
“About a week ago I dreamt that I was flying and then I went on an amazing adventure and it was so wonderful. And then suddenly, in my dream, I went back home and something terrible happened. It woke me up and when I tried to go back to…

How to Analyze Your Child’s Dreams?

Originally posted on Dreams For Peace:
Someone asked the other day when I was doing a presentation on dreams to some young people if I thought that the books about dreams that tell you what each thing means are worth buying.    I told her that it can be problematic because most books don’t teach you…

How to Transform Your Child’s Nightmares into Amazing Capacities

Originally posted on Dreams For Peace:
It is not surprising to me that after I wrote my last post about Godzilla and the principle of opposition that, without having read the post, someone sent me an account of their 3 year old child’s nightmare with a dinosaur. The dream is as follows. “I dreamed that…

Dealing With Blemishes in Dreams and in Real Life

A blemish in a dream is an imperfection.   Everyone has blemishes because everyone is imperfect.   The modern culture seems to want me to be like this photo below.   I pick up my copy of Runner’s World Magazine which is full of good articles and good advice, but the cover shot is the perfect man image.   …

Dream of Surfing on the Moon

“My wife and I were talking and she suggested that we go to the Moon. I told her that I really didn’t want to go to the moon because there really wasn’t anything there. In the next moment I was on the moon’s surface. The scene was in black and white. Shortly thereafter I noticed …

Dreams of Being Invisible: The Door to Encouragement and Gentleness

The Invisible Man (First Dream) “I was in some sort of shopping mall near an escalator. In the mall there were a lot of people looking for me. All of them had weapons and had a very ominous presence. I was hiding and they couldn’t see me. Then I had this feeling that I could …

Day 9 Change: Fear or Anxiety?

“The essence of faith is fewness of words and abundance of deeds; he whose words exceed his deeds, know verily his death is better than his life.”  Baha’u’llah In dealing with transformation issues it is often very helpful to understand the difference between fear and anxiety.   Anxiety is the feeling that you get when you …

Day 7: The Culture is Usually Wrong

O SON OF BEING! Love Me, that I may love thee. If thou lovest Me not, My love can in no wise reach thee. Know this, O servant.  Hidden Words of Baha’u’llah Usually when our life is a big mess it is simply because we are doing the wrong things, and most of the time …

Dealing With Abandonment: It’s All About the Memory

Likewise is it written, “And be ye not like those who forget God, and whom He hath therefore caused to forget their own selves. These are the wicked doers.”  Baha’u’llah The Four Valleys One of the ways I have learned to look at the above quote is to substitute the qualities of God for the …