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My Dream About the Whale Show

This dream is from back in 2011ish but the interpretation is still so meaningful even today!

My daughter and I were at an amusement park and were going down to see the whale show. The bleachers were set up beside the ocean. We go down there and there are 3 orca whales that are interacting with the people in the front row. They are playful and beautiful. So magestic. Grace comes down and is in a great mood then she just jumps right into the water. I’m not concerned at first. I know she can swim. But then instead of coming up to me she swims farther into where the whales are swimming and even past them. A lifeguard jumps out to get her. The whole audience is hushed as they wait. The lifeguard gets her and brings her back. She had swam very deep and very far away. Never coming up for air but not appearing to struggle. I hold her and hug her and say ‘Oh my girl. I love you so much. You scared me.” She doesn’t understand what the big deal was. I don’t know what to tell her.

(In the time when the lifeguard is swimming out to her and the audience is hushed I am feeling ashamed that she just jumped like that and I didn’t protect her. I feel that the audience is judging me and that it appears she doesn’t respect me.)

Thank you Richard.

Dear Rachel,

It is nice to hear from you.    In the first dream you can think of yourself as your daughter, while in the second dream you can think of your daughter being you and it being her.

In the first dream [which appears in the e-book but not here in this short blog post] you (as your daughter’s age) want to speak, but you as the mother want to her stop in a violent way.   So you can say that you are violent with yourself from speaking out more probably in a positive way about the big dreams you have and the things you want to do.    The second dream is clearer about it.   You have 3 big dreams(goals in your life) which are symbolized by the 3 Orcas and at first you can just dive into to achieve them, but then you get fearful of going too deep and too far and begin to panic so you send out the rescue to get yourself back to where you are right now.

The way you are raising your daughter and leading your life is allowing her and you to have big dreams and to go for them but you are fearful of going too deep and too far so then you do everything you can to stop them even being violent as in the first dream.    The fear began at the current age your daughter is (age 6ish) and that is why you are violent to shut it down because you are so fearful that something bad is going to happen to her because something bad happened to you at that age.

So you can say that you are doing a wonderful job raising your daughter and that is leading her and you to be able to have big dreams and aspirations,  but there is a fear that something bad is going to happen that keeps you from going after the bigger things and thus encouraging her to bigger things.
As soon as you address the fear you can be thinking much larger about your life.

Sweet dreams

Richard

Dream: A Breaching Whale

11 March 2017

The beginning of the dream was just ordinary and regular. It was one of those mundane kinds of dreams about mundane life things which bore me silly.

Someone gave me $60 and asked me to share it equally between 3 people so I did that.

But then later I went into the ocean. Someone there, like a scuba diver, gathered a school of about a couple dozen fish together. They were not dead but they were also not moving. They just floated on the surface of the water. I was also floating on the surface.

Then the scuba diver just told me to keep the fish together and to float alongside with them. He told me there was a whale under the water and not to be afraid.

Then he swam away.

I was floating and saw the shadowy shape of the whale under the surface and soon it leapt out of the air and breached right nearby. I huddle the fish together after the waves dispersed.

Then the whale breached again. This time right nearby us, even closer.

I huddled the fish together again.

Then when it lept again it soared right over us. I looked up really captivated. It was like it was going in slow motion. I had a hint of fear that it would land without its tail fully passing over us but soon saw that it had enough clearance to land on the other side of us.

That moment of watching this enormous beautiful whale transcend its watery home and fly like an eagle over us was just so captivating. I was awe-struck and mesmerized.

I’ll write more about the analysis of this soon.