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king-adSometimes, as we near the very thing we want, we can then feel the greatest urge to run away. Because what we are heading for has power in it, and, as we get closer to the power, we begin to see and understand what that power will require of us, and what we will have to give up, and what we will have to do, and how we will have to be, to hold on to such power. Ultimately, if we stay with it, it will be the best trade-off imaginable – the best deal in the universe, in fact – yet we will still experience fear as we let go to it more and more. (At the end of this post there are instructions and a link to download this recording to your computer.)

Jeane: In the dream that I remember, I seem like I’m in my 20s or something, and I’m traveling with a troop of people that travel by horseback and with tents. It’s like there’s a king or someone who’s in charge, and I share a tent, but sleeping on separate cots with a woman and another man who, it feels like there’s something they want from me, but as long as I can kind of sleep in my separate cot, and a I have a certain protection from the king, it’s like they can’t take it yet.

So I’m always kind of on the lookout because as long as I can kind of keep that little bit of distance it feels like whatever I have is more protected. And I did have at least one special horse also, and it’s like the king needs me in whatever conflict it is that he has going on so, I have a certain amount of protection although I have to be really careful to make sure they don’t try to creep into my bed at night, or something, because there’s something that they want to steal.

And then it feels like after some significant battle, where everything is a little more relaxed, I have this feeling that, you know, in this more relaxed state like the king might kind of back off, and maybe whatever they want to do that they might get away with it.

So I manage to sneak off. I go down a trail that they don’t notice. It’s more deserted, and not many people traveling on it, but in order to really get away so that they don’t notice, it’s like I have to leave my favorite horse behind.

And there’s another horse that I take, that I travel with, and after going on this kind of odd, more deserted trail, then I also go down a different direction, and I have something with me that seems to mow; I pretend almost like I’m mowing a trail with some kind of a mower but, of course, I’m not really mowing the way you would if you were clearing a whole trail. I’m just doing one single patch down to get as far as I can from where they are so I can make a getaway.

The only thing I’m sad about is it feels like I have to leave the horse that I would usually ride behind because, if I had taken that horse, they would have noticed me. So I have another horse, or another vehicle with me, to make my getaway. That’s all I really remember of the dreaming.

John: Well, the setting you’re in is a setting that, if you were able to truly accept it, and see it for all that it is, is a setting in which there’s a wholeness. In other words, you’re traveling under the sphere of power, under the protection of power. And power is energy, and energy is light, and light is clarity. And you have the auspices that come from the top down.

In other words, the whole caravan of things, the whole movement, the whole action is under the guidance of the king. However, for whatever particular reason, there is something about you that doesn’t quite get the significance of the spatiality that you’re in. And you feel that you have some personal prerogatives that you can turn to, that you can place at your disposal, and, when you do that, you break the overallness that you’re in – which is easy to do because you’re not truly getting it.

In other words, you have little aspects that are still rising up inside of you to give you an opinion about this, and an opinion about that. So you’re not really realizing the fullness, or the wholeness, or the oneness. And so, to the degree that you go out and try to create your own thread, or make your own path, you give up on power.

You lose the pristine fine line of the connection, which is represented by your special horse, and you have to go off in ways that still have a certain power to them, but they’re of a more limited, personal, and designed capacity. And that sort of thing keeps you in an amnesia, or distant, from how it is that you could be.

In other words, it’s like the position you’re in, in the setting of the dream, has a potentiality about it – if you could let go and just fully take it in, knowing that you are part of all of that in every aspect and regard and, therefore, the aliveness, the action of that, is complete in and of itself. If you were able to truly note that as your beingness, that is connected to an inner knowingness, and therefore you are okay with the exclusive oneness and overallness, everything would be fine.

But for whatever reason that memo isn’t quite all there, isn’t loud enough, and so you go off on your own and create veils as you follow your own personal prerogative. But,,, there’s still the thread of a horse in that sense and there’s always the possibility of backtracking your steps because you are making an extension, or a spoke, that extends off. And so it’s not like you can really get away. You’re just extending outwardly, which is not like you can actually really get away.

In other words, you could backtrack that spoke to where you come to know the true inner action of your beingness, and/or it’s like something could happen yet to where it could still stalk, or haunt, you because it’s not like you have your favorite horse. You’ve left the favorite horse back there, so it’s not like what you have can actually go very far, or go very fast.

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im0We’ve spoken in recent posts about the nature of a saint (a person with spiritual attainment). But it doesn’t have to look holy, in fact the only way to get real spiritual development is to go through the difficulties of life buoyed by the strength of your higher purpose. In this dream we see exactly that: there’s no road to get where the dreamer needs to go, and what needs to happen seems impossible, even crazy. Yet, the dreamer trusts in her guidance and everything works out well, even magically. That’s what becomes possible when we realize and accept that something else is in charge. (At the end of this post there are instructions and a link to download this recording to your computer.)

Jeane: Well, as the dream continues, it shifts a little. I’m in a car now, and I’ve made up the trunk of the car into a really comfortable bed that my dad can ride in. And I have at least one man and somebody else in the rest of the car with me.

And I’m trying to get somewhere now. It feels less like being chased and that I just have to get somewhere. Well I’ve driven the car and gotten up on this part of a mountain. It’s not all the way up the mountain. It’s partway up a mountain, and I’m not sure how I got there because there doesn’t seem to be a road.

Because there’s no road, then I look around and I see where the road is, but I suddenly realize that there’s no actual road between me and where the road is so, what I’m going to have to do is go off the side; it’s like where the road is across a gap from where I am, and in that gap you’d have to take the car just down the mountain, with no road, and some water has gone through and I see where some of the area can be muddy or it’s pooled. There’s a wild horse down there. I think it’s a white horse.

There may be even a place where the car would have to kind of leap across a chasm, and then when you go across you could either plow into a side that’s all muddy, or there’s a muddy track that goes up to the left a bit that you could get stuck in – but might work. And so I’ve just launched off because I can see on the other side of that is the road I need to go the rest of the way up the mountain.

So I’ve launched off. There’s this wild ride down that kind of leaps across the chasm. I see I could plow into the side, but I manage to turn and find this little track. It doesn’t get stuck in the mud. Then, finally, it comes to rest not far from the road. I mean like I can get on the road now. And I realize as crazy and insane as all that was, that I kind of like it that way.

John: Where was your dad? Always in the trunk?

Jeane: Yeah, he’s in the trunk – in a comfortable bed.

John: So the second half actually contends with a getting it, in terms of not getting lost in a type of spiritual illusion. In other words, the spiritual illusion would have been the going up the mountain, meaning the recognition of something that veils you out, which is like an aspect of the masculine, that can have an insight of bringing something through – but there’s still work to be done in terms of fully grounding what needs to be grounded.

And you’re far enough along in the dreaming process of the understanding of how this flows, and unfolds, to where you could have steered the dream, almost steered the dream, and that’s why it’s good sometimes once dreams are really amnesic, yet you could’ve steered the dream into kind of a spiritual direction, or the seeming spiritual direction.

But what ended up happening is you realized that you still have to contend with things that are a little mucky, and sloppy, and whatnot. You still have to contend with whatever the dynamic is that has a type of flow that’s in life, that isn’t defined in terms of where the road is, or the path is, still has a quality of bewilderment, or price of admission. And, when you go through that, you just suddenly find yourself where you need to be – as opposed to try to struggle so hard to get there.

In other words, you do the opposite of what your mind would have had you doing, which would have been to try to continue to go up the road. You recognize that you have to step back and go down, and up, and around, and through the much and such. And what you’re describing there, what you’re describing there is you’re not buying into a certain aspect of masculine projection, either, because the masculine projection would always have you trying to reach to something of more of control or power.

And you are in manifestation, and you’re responsible for that, and you accept that, and you go into that, and you hold your role in that, and you go through that, and as you go through that you reach the other – and you’d have it no other way.

That’s the contending with the price of admission of things in the outer. You’re not suddenly saying, okay, enough is enough, and then you take and make this about face. Yes, you had kind of the shadow of the dog, of the friend, looking out for things quietly, and silently. You weren’t’ inclined to realize just how important that company was.

And, yes, you got to a particular point where you started to recognize how you could find an inner guidance inside, but you didn’t get carried away with that. You didn’t go to a great extreme in that because you realized that you didn’t have enough of a connection with that to trust it, to be able to follow it. You still are in a daze and still have to pay the price of admission. You still have to relate to how things are in the outer.

In other words, the father of things is still in the trunk, asleep. You could have tried to wake, or resurrect, or contend with that other, reach to the other, but you didn’t do that. Had you done that, you would have on one level thought that you were speeding yourself up, but on another level, only later after the fact would you have come to realize that you had actually just slowed yourself down. In other words, the concept would have been deceiving.

By going down the hill and through the muck and this, that, and the other, where no trail exists you reach the road – and who would’ve guessed? And you would prefer doing it that way because why? Because that’s the way that it has to be done. That’s the way that you know that it has to be done in order to hold something in terms of the overall. That’s an interesting way of approaching it.

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Pierre Marie Brisson

A battlefield, or a war zone, is a strong image to have in a dream. Whether we are speaking of waking life and the wars that are always happening, or the war we personally wage in our life “against” the struggles of the world, or the internal war that is at the heart of our spiritual journey – the war between the ego temptation and gratification of the personal, and the expansive connectivity of the universal. Only one of these options is worth fighting for, and only one of these options makes the other two inconsequential by comparison. (At the end of this post there are instructions and a link to download this recording to your computer.)

Jeane: So, in this third dream, it seems to take place in a foreign area that reminds me of maybe medieval Japan or, you know, it feels like a time long ago in a country that almost has a fairytale quality of China or Japan.

There’s been a war or something going on in that land, and I’m with people that have been surviving during that. It’s time to get out, and I think there’s three of us or maybe there’s… Well, there’s a little dog, there’s a man, there might be a boy, I’m not even sure which one I am in a way, and it feels as though it’s a time maybe when they think about the war as having ended and they’re getting out of the country, or the countryside, and we’re looking at how to venture out.

And I find a horse, and put the dog up on the horse, and then it feels like one other person can ride on the horse and one person can walk alongside the horse. It’s a big horse, but everyone is a little worn out.

But as we go across the landscape, I suddenly see some water trickling in and I realize that what we think is solid ground, the person who maybe had contracted with the government to build that section hadn’t really done what they were supposed to, and I can see that it’s going to wash away.

And then it feels like I kind of fly out over an ocean, or water area, and I see bodies in the water. And I see the crocodiles, actually, like I skim the water right above them. And it’s as though I’m looking to see what’s in the landscape, or where we can go, but there’s really not a sense I’m not sure we’re going to make it, actually. It’s not like I’m worried about that. It’s more like I’m going out, and scouting, and looking around, and seeing what kind of chaos the entire land is in. The way it’s been devastated by the war, and by people not really doing things the way they were supposed to have done them, like the contractor.

But we’ve done the best we can. We found the horse, and I’m looking for a route out.

John: So the horse is a power, and the horse is a presence. And that presence is all-effusive. And it’s meant to be of a quality, meaning all-effusive, it sweeps through everything. It’s meant to have a quality that, in doing this, it pulls everything within. And, if it’s not capable of pulling everything within, then you’re going to have crackup, or you’re going to have a breakup, you’re going to have a situation in which things are going to fall apart.

And so this is like a big jump dream. You jumped over something. How is this possible? This is how things get changed and shifted in a very, very fast way in the outer. The shift is from the inner. The shift is from the essence. The shift is from the stillness. The shift is from a quality of a presence that is so all-effusive in its wholeness, and in its stillness, and in its quietness, and in its emptiness, and as a light that it takes into account everything – or can take into account everything.

But you’re seeing that it hasn’t yet. And you’re seeing that there are things that are falling off by the way boards, and getting swept away, and things like that. That chaos still reins, that the breakdown is continuing to happen.

Now, you have to put this in conjunction with, let’s say, the first dream, because the second dream was kind of like a blowback thing where you’re dealing with the dynamic of something, and you’re going back and forth within the dynamic of something, back and forth in terms of yourself, to see if you got the spiritual muscle or something – as if there is something like that. That’s still reflective a bit.

That’s the middle. So it’s kind of like you did a one, two, three in which the third is the new information of how something can just be shifted and transformed by a quality of wholeness.

The second has to do with the price that’s paid in terms of how this goes back and forth in relationship to inner and outer, and it’s very straining. And we come with an outer physical conditioned body to have to try to do this, and can only do it up to a point because the name of the game is you are placed in the reflections and then trying to work out of that.

To the degree that you don’t, I mean the body pays this price little by little. And in the first dream you were dealing with something that was a zone. In other words, for whatever reason that was both inside and outside of time simultaneously, and something that’s inside and outside of time has the characteristic and the quality to be able to hold the wholeness of the environment that it is surrounded in. And if it doesn’t, like in the example of someone tipping over in their chair because they couldn’t handle something going to a greater level of stillness acuity, and they still had their outer defense mechanism that required a certain degree of commotion, or chatter, of the density of things.

So what you’re seeing is that you have to have a quality of the heart. Is it the quality of the heart? Yes, it kind of is because the heart cannot be affected by reflections. The heart has to be in a state that’s able to hold whatever comes as reflections at it, because if the heart still has to vie with something then it will get caught not being able to fall into the emptiness, into the spatiality, that has the power and the presence like a horse, that it can affect all of the land, meaning the land in this case everything that there is.

Because if it can’t, if it doesn’t, and you do know with the horses like you say in that dream, you found the horse, but if there’s the flickering, and then it isn’t sustainable enough, then there’s going to be breakdowns or, in this case, continuing collateral damage.

You know if you think about it, it’s what grieves a teacher, because he realizes that things are continuing to breakdown. You know, people try to throwback: “Well, there’s always grace,” and stuff like that, which, okay, sure, yes, there’s always grace, but haven’t you noticed we’re still breaking down, we’re still destroying ourselves, we’re still not able to shift in some capacity, we’re still not able to fully take a responsibility of a wholeness on an energetic level within, so that the effect of all of that permeates as an emptiness, as a nothingness, and replaces the dance of all of the reflections.

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