Winter Dreaming, Course, and Exercise
By Dr. Angel Morgan
Winter is here, with all of its accompanying feelings, traditions and ceremonies. As the weather contracts, we weave differently between inside and outside activities. In winter, how do you weave differently between waking life, and dreaming life? What remains the same?
Sofia University Course
For the Winter term, Dr. Stanley Krippner and I will once again teach the Psychology of Anomalous Experiences course in the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology’s Global PhD program at Sofia University. This course is not the same as the Extraordinary Dreams course, although it does include extraordinary “anomalous” dreams. From our course syllabus:
The Winter term at Sofia University begins mid-January, 2018.
As it gets colder outside and you huddle inside keeping warm by the fire, here is a winter dream incubation exercise from Rudolf Steiner: If you write your dreams down after each of the "Holy Nights" (12 days of Christmas) from December 25 through "Epiphany" on January 6, you can imagine each night's dream is a seed for each of the 12 months of the coming year. If you did this last year, take a look at your dream journal from the Holy Nights in 2016 and see how they compared to your 12 months in 2017. What insights do you discover?