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This Jungian Life Blog of Dreams

Here is our Dream Blog — a place to read a transcript of the dream portion of our episodes, along with a brief discussion about the main themes. 

In the Bath with Putin

In the Bath with Putin

Dream from episode 224 Have you ever had a dream about a political figure? Maybe someone you admire and revere, or possibly someone you find odious and detestable. Political figures can carry powerful suggestions of split off or denied parts of ourselves. Sometimes we...

The North Pole

The North Pole

Images of snow and ice abound in dreams, sometimes speaking to us of emotional coldness or frozen feelings. In this dream, the inhospitable blizzard raging outside contrasts with the warm, safe space of the cabin.

My Parents, the Sea Monsters

My Parents, the Sea Monsters

From around the cliff, two sea monsters appear swimming, nearing my house on the water. I wasn’t afraid of them, but watched them calmly. As they approach, they begin to rock the walls of the house, and I continue to watch powerlessly as they wrest it from its dock and tear it out to sea.

Dreams of God

Dreams of God

Dream from Episode 221 Religious themes are common in dreams. This dream shows a kind of epic spiritual battle. Dreams featuring images of God or Jesus are tapping into deep, transpersonal themes. Something of supreme value is at stake. Following is the transcript of...

The Wedding and the Rabbi

The Wedding and the Rabbi

Dreams that feature images of weddings are common. They allude to the potential for the joining of opposites — what the alchemists referred to as the coniunctio oppositorum. Therefore, they whisper to us of our capacity for wholeness.

Joining the Dance

Joining the Dance

Dreams that take place in a school or classroom are very common. The dream might be directing our attention back to students days, alluding to unfinished business. Or the dream may be reminding us that we are yet students of life and have much to learn, even though we think we graduated many years ago.