The Elusive Dream*

The Elusive Dream*

I’m currently at work writing a book about dreams, so the first task is to try to define my terms. What is a dream? And before I even get to page one—I am stuck. The dream itself is as elusive as a slippery fish you’re pursuing with your bare hands. Most mornings they...

And a sound sleep for all…

Saying bedtime prayers in difficult times I don’t know about you, but last night I had a very tough time going to sleep. I was too heartbroken and angry over the most recent world events—the most recent massacre (those words I just wrote send a chill through my...

Dreams into Poems & Songs

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When life gives you dreams, make poems–then sing them. Like many other prolific dreamers, I have journals filled with dream snippets, dream fragments, and more rambling epic dreams than I know what to do with....