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

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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

Posted By admin on February 21st, 2009

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Your mind boggles on traditional things such as the legendary dream catcher which are handmade one a willow hoop, which is weaved like a beautiful spider web. Theses majestic symbols of unity among the various Indian Nations have been said to be hung above your bed uses a charm to protect sleeping children from nightmares. Only good dreams will imbue your mind as you sleep. Your pesky nightmares would stay in the web, vanishing with the light of day.

As your good dreams filter through this web of tranquility sliding down the exquisite feathers to sleeper to become the dreamer, your catcher is a guard against your nightmares. Legend has it that all your good dreams will pass through the center hole to the sleeping person, whilst the bad dreams are trapped in the net, where they perish at dawn. Are dream catchers your body guard against bad dreams? Or are they just a plot to put your mind at ease.

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Dream Catchers. Origins and legends

Posted By admin on February 12th, 2009

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.

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