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Volume XXXIV – Gifting It Forward

Dear Dream Tending and Imagination Community, War, shootings, and environmental crises stir feelings of horror and anguish. Reactions of alienation and rage follow soon after. Our hearts ache, our souls thirst. How to respond? When I was in my twenties, a wise teacher offered an idea, simple yet profound. He…
John Ziegler
May 17, 2022
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Volume XXXII – Medicine for the Wounded Soul

Dear Dream Tending and Imagination Community, Greetings. As I write this, I am returning from Switzerland where I presented a lecture on the value of deep imagination and story in the world of today at the annual Eranos Conference. There were people attending from countries worldwide. As I travel home,…
John Ziegler
May 3, 2022
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Volume XXX – Joining Together as a Community

Dear Dream Tending and Imagination Community, Like you, I am feeling the pain and the suffering resulting from the wars and street violence occurring worldwide. Let's join together as a community and do two things. First, bring attention to your nightly or daytime dreams. Let a dream make a claim…
John Ziegler
April 19, 2022
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Volume XXVIII – Dreaming the World Forward

Dear Dream Tending and Imagination Community, As Dream Tending offers: The people, landscapes, and creatures of the world are forever dreaming. You experience their presence as living images of the world psyche. From the beginning, they are the creators, the architects, the originators of what appears in dreams. In the…
John Ziegler
April 5, 2022
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Volume XXVII – Sending Love and Compassion

Dear Dream Tending and Imagination Community, This day, this night, let’s join, together. Let’s send our love and compassion to people, creatures, and landscapes who are in need of us as we are in need of them. I invite you to join many in our extended community to make this…
John Ziegler
March 29, 2022
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Volume XXVI – Self-Care in Times of Conflict

There is a phrase that we are all familiar with—“double down.” In times of conflict, that is precisely what we are asked to do: double down on our self-care practice. There are the basics of course: 1) getting enough sleep, 2) eating mindfully, and 3) exercising each day. In addition,…
John Ziegler
March 22, 2022

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