These articles were written by Dr. Stephen Aizenstat and have
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"Dream Tending: Behind Today's Visible World" -(Download
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||"There is much disturbance in the world today, there is also disorder in the world behind the world, in the realm of the dream time. We find ourselves in a world filled with difficult..."
is Dream Tending? - (Download
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is a method of working with dreams that considers dream
images as "living images." It makes the particularity
and presence of these images available to the dreamer..."
Your Dreams - (Download
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night of sleep, we experience an average of four or five
cycles of dreaming. For many years I have been curious
about dreams, paying attention to my own, and attending
to the dreams of other persons, in my clinical practice
and in ongoing dream councils. Not only am I curious about
the dreams, I am also interested in how we choose to relate
Are Alive - (Download this
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alive. Four or five times each night, living images play
inside our brains, weaving together ingenious stories.
This theater of the night affects our daily experience,
shapes our decisions, largely determines who we are and
who we become..."
Living Image - (Download
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upon awakening, I had a sense that I had been traveling
in the night. I remember, at first, visiting my old high
school English class, then, stopping over at my University
alma mater, and, finally, encountering an old acquaintance
whom I haven't thought about or seen for well over 25
years. I began wondering. "Where
was I traveling? How was I traveling?..."
Dreaming: Depth Psychology and Ecology -
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||"Nature is always
dreaming, unfolding herself in each moment. We, also,
dreameach day imagining ourselves into our own inner
nature. In the meeting place between natures, a window
opens, and we are deeply touched. We remember, for a time,
our psychic inheritance, an endowment rooted most essentially
in the rhythms of nature..."
the Dream is Tending the World -
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a respectful and sustaining relationship with our dreams,
we must return to a more 'indigenous' sensibility, one
that is informed by the psyche of naturean awareness
that our own essential psychological spontaneities are
rooted most deeply in the psyche of the natural world.
We are born out of the rhythms of nature, and to ignore
these rhythms is, ultimately, to deny our psychic inheritance..."
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