Lucidity

22 Nov

Using an IDL Dream Interview to Wake Up

  The following interview of a priest was sent to me for comment. It could just as easily be an interview with a Rabbi, Imam, or any other True Believer. It is a good example of how Integral Deep Listening interviews of dreams generate waking lucidity, in this case regarding understanding  how we keep ourselves asleep, dreaming and sleepwalking. As we listen to what is attempting to awaken we become more lucid; the result is that dream delusion lifts and...

10 Oct

Dream Lucidity as Self-Rescuing

Are there any activities undertaken in pursuit of enlightenment, including lucid dreaming, that are never attempts at self-rescue? Of course there are, but the assumption of self-rescue is a reasonable and wise default position. ...

02 Oct

A Pre-Lucid Dream

Lucidity is about learning to wake up in whatever state we are in. While our waking identity clearly differentiates between dreaming and waking states most of the time, that distinction seems less important to interviewed emerging potentials, such as dream characters. ...

24 Sep

Transformative Dream Lucidity

“The cut opened up more and more, each time I looked at it. I could see my flesh, my arteries and veins. My whole wrist opened up until I could look down at the bone. I then told myself that this was a dream. “I am dreaming this!” ...

22 Jul

The Universality of Deep Listening

The following dream is from a long-time friend of mine who knows my work, Integral Deep Listening, but has been neither a student or practitioner of it. In fact, we have in the past had heated debates and agreed to disagree. However, truth is truth, whatever you call it, and it belongs to no one. David’s dream demonstrates that anyone who grows enough will at some point stop projecting their own meanings onto their dreams, others, and life, and...