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dialogue of the psyche
DREAMS: sequence images, sounds and feelings experienced when sleeping
SEMANTICS: linguistics. the study of meaning.

http://www.dreamsemantics.com/2009/02/the-wise-old-man/

This archetype was described as Carl Jung as a person with great judgment and wisdom.  The wise old man is sometimes referred to as the Sage. This archetype is characterized by being old, bearded, father-figure type who uses his great personal knowledge of the world and offer guidance through stories and may impress upon his [...]

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Dream Catchers. Origins and legends


http://www.dreamsemantics.com/2009/02/dream-catchers-origins-and-legends/

Dream catchers are handmade objects of willow hoop and woven with net to form a web. It is decorated with feather and beads and it originated from Ojibwa Nation. It used to be a symbol of unity for Indian nations.

Original dream catchers are made from willow and sinew and they are not made to last for a long time, unlike the ones that are commercially made. It should hang above children’s bed to protect them from night terrors and nightmares. It is said that it should be hung directly above the sleeping person because the dream catcher catches bad dreams and allows only good dreams to go through then let it slide down the feathers to the sleeping person underneath. Overall, dream catchers are like filters of dream.

One Lakota legend has it that dream catcher also delivers visions and ideas to the sleeping person. It plants directly to the subconscious mind of the person during its most receptive phase. This will help the sleeping person in getting ready for future incidents that are waiting to happen thus he can act accordingly when the time comes

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