Deciphering Dream Sequencing

This post was originally published on The Lucid Hive Hello dreamers! Sequential dreams give us more meaning and elaboration on past and present dreams, ensuring that sleeping visions that at first appear wholly symbolic in one way, might actually be symbolic in an entirely different one to what we originally thought. A recent revelatory event [...]

Sitting Bull’s Prophetic Dreams

Hunkpapa Lakota tribal leader and oracle Sitting Bull (Tatanka-Iyotanka) believed that dreams and waking visions could foretell the future and it is claimed that they helped him win a major military victory against more technologically advanced US forces at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. Sitting Bull's and other Native American dreaming experiences beg [...]

Red Pill or the Blue Pill – Morpheus, the God of Dreams?

As the much anticipated Matrix 4 begins filming for an initial release date of April 2022, we take a look at the role and influence of dreams in the film series and one of the Matrix's most central characters, Morpheus. Morpheus's name was not simply coined from nowhere. Morpheus is in fact inspired from a [...]

Faith in Dreams, Faith in God. The Struggles of a Reluctant Believer.

The time between  two seemingly profound dreams can often cause us to struggle. As we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of life, we begin to look and long for these profound signs to re-emerge and remind us that there is more to life and that the vague memory of our previous dream [...]

A Little Bit On Synchronisity

Synchronicities are the universe's way of telling us everything is going to be ok. They tell us that everything has a purpose here on earth and can work alongside dreams to make the speakerphone even louder, and shout at us: 'Hey! Have you got the message yet!' Signs of a Bad Omen I once saw [...]

Where Do Our Dreams Come From? & REVIEW: Lucid Dreaming Made Easy

Charlie Morley's book, Lucid Dreaming Made Easy - A Beginners Guide to Waking Up in Your Dreams (2015), gives an excellent introduction to the subject of lucid dreaming, focussing on scientific, religious and other ancient approaches to dream work. The book offers much thought-provoking content that invariably leads us to ask: where do dreams actually [...]

Why Do We Really Dream? REVIEW: Dreams That Can Save Your Life

In the book, Dreams That Can Save Your Life – Early Warning Signs of Cancer and Other Diseases, dreamers, health care practitioners and other professionals outline their amazing experiences with prophetic dreams, as well as their harrowing battles with cancer. Importantly, many of the dreams have been professionally documented and may help convince sceptics that [...]

These Thoughts Are Not My Own. REVIEW: Matthew Walker’s ‘Why We Sleep’

It isn't often that we find books that give a thoroughly decent and unbiased account of the scientific nature of sleep and dreams, but Matthew Walker’s (2017) Why We Sleep just does that. Whenever we see Freudian thinking being criticized by an academic I believe we should all rejoice! This informative and interesting book hits [...]