Higher Thoughts of Metaphor, Imagination, and Dreams

“Isaiah composed words of wisdom as a necklace of precious stones mounted on the golden chain of my love. Saint John recounted his vision in my behalf. And Dante could not explore the haven of souls save by my guidance. I am metaphor embracing reality, and reality revealing the singleness of spirit; and a witness…

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Visions, Dreams, Intuition, and Remembering Them

“Now when those experiences [of vivid dreams] during deep sleep first come to the notice of the student his next task must be to sense them as clearly and vividly as possible. At first this presents great difficulty the perception of these experiences being exceedingly slight. The student knows very well, on waking, that he…

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Spiritual Dreams, Physical Dreams, and Understanding Them

“Now when the gate of the senses is closed during sleep, these other impressions began to emerge confusedly, and the dreamer becomes aware of experiences in another world. But … these experiences consist at first merely of pictures engraved in the spiritual world by our mental activity attached to the physical senses. Only developed Lotus…

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Dreams, Their Value and Meaning for the Spiritual Student

“[The student’s] dreams, hitherto confused and haphazard, now begin to assume a more regular character. … He can discern in them law, cause, and effect. The content, too, of his dreams is changed. … There now appears before him pictures of a world he has hitherto not known. … Dreams are distinguished from waking mental…

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