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Friday, January 08, 2010

Friday Five: Dreams

With the beginning of my college teaching semester I have been having some unusually intense and memorable dreams lately--especially related to my Women and Religion class. With the beginning of a new calendar year many of us are engaging with dreams of another kind: planning, brainstorming, setting intentions or resolutions, etc. And many churches will celebrate the baptism of Jesus this Sunday, reading the Gospel account of his vision of the Holy Spirit as a dove and the "beloved child" words of Godde that set him off on his mission sharing Godde's dream for the world. So let's take a few minutes on this (where I am at least) lovely snow-blanketed Friday morning and share about the many different dreams and visions in our lives.

1. Do you tend to daydream?

2. Do you usually remember your night dreams? Do you find them symbolic and meaningful or just quirky?

3. Have you ever had a life changing dream which you'll never forget?

4. Share a long term dream for one or more aspects of your life and work.

5. Share a dream for 2010....How can we support you in prayer on both the short and long term dreams?

Bonus: a poem, song, artwork, etc. that deals with dreams in general or one of your dreams.

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  1. I dreamed at my place. Thanks, Sophia, for this invitation to spend a little time in dreamland.

  2. I posted on dreams, past, present and future here.

  3. Sophia, I'll be thinking about this for a while. My play is here.

  4. I am awake and dreaming on this snowy day.

    word verification: dia she
    Tee-hee "girls' day out"
    Anybody for lunch?

  5. dreams can come true...right?

    thanks Sophia! you might have really started something! thank you for reminding me of my dreams!

  6. Here you go... my dreams and an apropos comic... here...

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  8. I never seem to get this right on the first try -- I forget the http. OK, here's mydream

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  10. In between the snowflakes, I dream here

  11. I never seem to remember dreams, so I'm not posting today, but I'll visit some of you!

  12. It's been awhile, but today I dreamed here

  13. I haven't played in a while, but I did today. Dreams and thoughts about them are here. Thanks for the other plays!


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