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DreamWork {1.3}

Part 3 of DreamWork: A Soulcentric Approach DreamWork is a regular column of the Real Imaginal online magazine, dedicated to the re-enchantment of Neptune. The planetary archetype of Neptune engenders dreams and dreaming, both in the sense of the states of consciousness experienced during sleep and those more diffuse, permeable and unfocused of the dayworld, in which imagery and fantasy seep into our ordinary or everyday consciousness. In DreamWork, we will explore various ideas about and experiences of dreaming, with an open mind which honors Neptune’s infinite ocean of potentiality, and the seemingly inexhaustible variegation of meaning contained within imagery itself. DreamWork honors dreams as a potent way of engaging with the imaginal realms, the archetypal and creative, and dreams may even provide a portal to conversation with the vast Earth Community, the greater-than-human world. The field of ecopsychology honors dreams as a doorway to place, a way of connecting our inner geography with the outer topography of Home, our planet Earth, through our shared depths of psyche. This is the final installment of the …

DreamWork {1.2}

Part 2 of DreamWork: A Soulcentric Approach DreamWork is a regular column of the Real Imaginal online magazine, dedicated to the re-enchantment of Neptune. The planetary archetype of Neptune engenders dreams and dreaming, both in the sense of the states of consciousness experienced during sleep and those more diffuse, permeable and unfocused of the dayworld, in which imagery and fantasy seep into our ordinary or everyday consciousness. In DreamWork, we will explore various ideas about and experiences of dreaming, with an open mind which honors Neptune’s infinite ocean of potentiality, and the seemingly inexhaustible variegation of meaning contained within imagery itself. DreamWork honors dreams as a potent way of engaging with the imaginal realms, the archetypal and creative, and dreams may even provide a portal to conversation with the vast Earth Community, the greater-than-human world. The field of ecopsychology honors dreams as a doorway to place, a way of connecting our inner geography with the outer topography of Home, our planet Earth, through our shared depths of psyche. Continuing from Part 1 of DreamWork: A …

DreamWork {1.1}

Part 1 of DreamWork: A Soulcentric Approach Introducing DreamWork, a regular column of the Real Imaginal online magazine, dedicated to the re-enchantment of Neptune. The planetary archetype of Neptune engenders dreams and dreaming, both in the sense of the states of consciousness experienced during sleep and those more diffuse, permeable and unfocused of the dayworld, in which imagery and fantasy seep into our ordinary or everyday consciousness. The human relationship to dreams, dreaming and psyche’s imagery is ancient and varied and dreams frequently play an important role in past as well as contemporary cultures around the globe, shaping events in the waking world. There are probably as many ways to “work with” or think about or engage with dreams and dream consciousness, as there are dreamers. In DreamWork, we will explore various ideas about and experiences of dreaming, with an open mind which honors Neptune’s infinite ocean of potentiality, and the seemingly inexhaustible variegation of meaning contained within imagery itself. And while one is free to explore the language of dreams via “dream interpretation dictionaries,” …