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Rae's Dream

Now, most of you will know about this, but for those of you who don't frequent Alternative Baby...

An online friend told me about a dream she had about me (well, my name) the other night, the dream was very vivid apparently and she felt compelled to tell me about it (in a thread online) at 3am, so she could get back to sleep, LOL...

In the dream, Rae was in a bookshop when she saw the spine of a book, apparently the spine stood out because it was silver colour and ornate (I think that's what she said...)... Actually I'll copy and paste what she said...

I can't believe I'm writing this at 3 o'clock in the morning Shocked but I had a really vivid dream and now I've been wide awake for an hour and can't get back to sleep. Which is really unlike me. I'm never awake at this time. Figured I should come and write it down as strange as it may seem and its odd considering the supernatural thread that Jayne posted recently.

Sif, if my dream is a premonition you're going to write a book.

I dreamt I was browsing in a bookshop and the unusual decorative look of this book spine caught my attention so I picked it up and it had your name as the author on the cover. Your last name's Bird isn't it? I saw Sif Bird in silver indented script and I saw the title but now I can't remember it. My first impression when I picked it up was "Oh I know this book, this was really famous". It was like it was the future and I could remember a time when your book had come out. It wasn't Da Vinci code famous in that bestseller way but rather it was a critically acclaimed book of its time, a non fiction piece and had a reputation for changing the way people saw things. It's like it was very unique and stood apart from books of the time. I also got the impression that you wrote the book when you were 45-50 years old. The cover border and spine were a different darker contrasting colour than the main part of the book and it just looked really simple but striking.

Oh and it was a hardcover so be sure and tell your publisher that. Wink

Okay hopefully I can go back to sleep now. If I dream the title I'll let you know! Oh and I've got my clairvoyant reading this Friday so if she tells me I have psychic ability you better start working on the first draft. Laughing

Well, this dream has been playing on my mind since I read about it a couple of days ago. You know, because I've had premonitions myself about my life, and because I'm in a place now where I'm not really sure what is next, though I'm keen to start that Masters in Writing so I CAN start work on a book or two (though, I don't know about what), this all fits - why shouldn't someone else have a message for me about my life...

It also fits so well in with everything my friend, Sue has said about what my natal chart says about my potential life (premonitions and natals only ever being a rough guide about what could happen, with free will being the navigator through the waters of Fate).

The thing is, and this is not a call for lots of people to counter me on this, LOL, I mostly feel that people don't want to hear what I have to say. Whenever I post on forums, or even speak to people in public, some part of me always feels that the other person/people are quietly thinking to themselves, Oh God, here we go again, will this woman never shut up... Nonetheless, I'm compelled to open my big mouth and say stuff, even though what I really want is for people to like me, and not find me contraversial.

I've long been aware that I think differently on many things to other people. I think most people feel this way at one time or another, but I know from the reactions I've gotten in the past that what makes sense to me often looks like a mismatched muddle to everyone else (and yes, I have wondered, often, if that doesn't just mean I'm completely wrong about everything - that's a rhetorical question, please don't feel compelled to answer it, LOL)...

So, anyway, another thought... Making people think in a new way may sound good, but it may not be good, LOL... One thing I've learned through reading Spiritual Astrology is that we each have a life lesson to learn, and one to impart to others...

My prenatal solar eclipse (that which I have to teach others) is in Leo, meaning I have to teach others to accept love.

My prenatal lunar eclipse (that which I have to learn from others) is in Aquarius, meaning I have to learn to let go (oh my, what a hard lesson that is for me!)...

So, I'm struggling along with learning to let go, it's really not an easy lesson for me, some aspects I've learned well enough already, like I've stopped being jealous and trying to possess friends and lovers (took me too the end of my twenties to do that), but I'm still having trouble letting go of the need (however inappropriate) of saving people from themselves...

The lesson I have to teach can be taught in two ways, positively or negative. In the positive, I can be the instigator of people learning to accept love, by imparting love. In the negative, I can force people to accept love by making them so sick to death of my judgementalism they rehect everything I have to say in order to be able to love themselves. Now, I have a choice in HOW I teach this lesson, but I have no choice ABOUT teaching this lesson. People who come into my life will learn to love themselves and accept love no matter what I do, but my relationship with people can be positive or negative. Just as I will learn to let go either because I will learn to accept the fluidity of life and the fact that we cannot own or keep anything permanently in this life, or because I will be forced to let go over and over by being such a difficult person that people and things will rush to get away from me...

So, changing how people think could be a great thing, or it could come at a terrible personal cost...

This has been playing on my mind a lot...

PS, if anyone wants to know their own solar and lunar eclipses and what lessons they're learning and teaching, just tell me you birth date (including the year) and I'll look it up for you... Or you can buy Spiritual Astrology and look it up for yourself...

Comments

anastasia_wolf said…
Oooh me please! Would love to know hehe! 1 September 1978 for me. :D Is that similar to the nodes of the moon? I know my true node or something is Pisces...
Sif said…
This is different from your node, which I think speaks of the culmination of your desires (often related to work, but because it's more vocational is in what inspires you it could also refer to a life passion or hobby)...

Your solar eclipse is in Aries (which is the same as my dh), so you're teaching people assertiveness, courage of their convictions, overcoming fear of new beginnings.

Your lunar eclipse is in Libra, so your life lesson is to be fair in all areas of life as well, as well as sharing your mind and bringing your thought processes out of yourself to communicate with others. The book says, "This allows you to see how the opinions and insights of others can help you make intelligent decision"...

There is a lot more to it, of course, in fact the pieces on the solar and lunar eclipse go on for a few pages, but distilled, this is what they say :)...
anastasia_wolf said…
OOh cool ta! I had to laugh at what I am to teach others, and Jake knows exactly why I am laughing ;). We were only talking about that recently.

My life lesson is interesting, maybe I should hunt down a copy of the book so I can read the full thing!
Rae said…
I'm so glad my dream has made you think because it really was a very powerful one. I was worried you'd think "oh yeah that's nice dearie" LOL

I was lying there and it was such a compelling feeling. It just felt important that you know about it and I've been getting better in the last few years to listening to things like that.

Interesting too what you said about not knowing whether you want to share your opinions with people or not. Perhaps the dream was telling you that you have that decision to make because you have the potential and if you wanted to, you COULD have it.

You're not alone in feeling like your ideas are strange either. I've often had times when I think my ideas are so logical to me and I really can't understand why people don't find them reasonable and I'm baffled as to why I'm so different. My mum's always said she was born ahead of her time because she often feels out of place. Personally I never mind people who's ideas are different I just really can't stand intolerance from other people or the inability of people to be decent to you once you disagree with them.

Oh and could you check my birthday too? :) It's the 2nd of July 1974
Sif said…
Yeah, I think lots of us feel that way at one time or another, and then it can feel like you're really the only one who is different, or misunderstood, LOL...

Oh, I definitely took your dream seriously - it's so in line with so much else I've heard/felt/dreamt myself. And it wouldn't surprise me at all that a message be relayed to me via someone else simply because I can be a bit dense, and I keep asking the universe what I'm supposed to be doing next, and I keep hearing write a book, but then I question myself because I wonder if that's not just my ego speaking, rofl... When it comes from someone else, someone I respect too :), I can't mistake it for my own ego...

Now, your info...

Your solar eclipse is in Gemini, so (OMG< ROFL - this is the first time I read this...), you're teaching others the value of communication. The book says, "You have the ability to understand the importance of the spoken and written word, and one of your responsibilities in this incarnation is to keep imformation circulating. You have the natural ability to say the right thing at the right time (!), and you can talk to anyone about anything."

Your lunar eclipse is in Sagitarius, so your lesson this lifetime is "to break all prejudice and to learn to see the common thread that runs through all forms of philosophy, religion and spirituality. You have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, higher insights, and information regarding conscious awareness."

Like, wow, man, this seems to suit you really well (from the little I know of you!), espeically in the light of your recent dream, hehehe!
Rae said…
OMG! I am floored by that! How spot on can you get? Well there you go. That just confirms why i had such a strong feeling and felt I had to tell you. Sif if that isn't a kick in the butt I don't know what is. I insist you go enrol for that Masters of writing! :)

This is how I feel about myself of late. I've never felt really talented at one thing but my friends and family have always said my gift is that I explain myself and them really well. I've always just liked finding out about other people and I have enormous empathy for others. I might cut and paste what you wrote so I can look back on it. :)
Off to the clairvoyant reading (right now) so this was timely..as usual! ;)
Sif said…
Can't wait to read about your session (assuming you want to write about it, of course)... :D
Narelle said…
That is the ace-est dream!
Rae said…
It went really well. :) I'm going to blog about it today.
loz said…
Oh me me can't believe I didn't see updates in your blog!

17th July 1981
HipbubbyMama said…
you know mine-17 July 1972 (thoguhnI hate writing that next to Laura's date! I am sooo old ;-) ) I'd love you to do mine, when you get a spare moment heehee..
Sif said…
Laura, your solar eclipse is in Aquarius, so you're teaching others the lesson of detachment, to break their inflexible pattern and enjoy the beauties of life. So, you're teaching others to be more objective and less attached to their own pov.

Your Lunar eclipse is in Capricorn (actually you were born on your lunar eclipse!)... So your life lesson is learning the value of having a good reputation in this lifetime. How to fit into society, be responsible for your actions, how to be useful and keep integrity in the external world. The book says (interestingly), "You need to overcome a dependency on home and mother, and go out into the world and become a valuable member of society."
Sif said…
Jayne, your solar eclipse is in Cancer. You are teaching people to understand, deal with and express emotion. The book says, "You are a healer who affects the emotional body of those around you. This helps those you aid to feel more stable and secure in dealing with their feelings." So you tend to draw people to you who don't understand their own emotions because they're too connected to the external world!

Your Lunar eclipse is in Leo, so your lesson so you've come to learn how to accept love in this lifetime (your lesson is what I'm supposed to teach people, LOL)... The book says, "You are beginning to recognise that the self is worthy of being loved and that it is not a negative thing to accept love and to feel self-pride."
loz said…
Arrrrrrr blogger!!! silly thing lost my post

De ja Vu indeed it is uncanny a few weeks back I was reading my monthly Diana goddess reading [url=http://www.goddess.com.au/] Inner Goddess[/url] I will blog more about it but this reading is very similar
HipbubbyMama said…
oh cool. The second part makes sense. The first part confuses me..I cant think of anyone I'm "teaching " that to, except Frank lol cos he has all the emotional openess of a block of granite. LOL :D
Sif said…
Jayne, seriously, I can honestly say you've been working your teachings on me for some time now. It's hard with the things we're teaching because as a teacher you often don't know what the "learner" is learn, and sometimes not even who the learner is.

The thing with these things we're teaching people is we can't HELP but teach people these things if they need to learn them. No matter what we do we will teach these lessons. The thing we can control is HOW we teach these lessons, positively through love, or negatively through being such a pain in the arse that people learn the lesson from self preservation, rofl! I know I've done the latter on numerous occassions with different people [blush].

The book also says, in order to teach our lessons in the positive, we have to be sure we've learned the lesson ourselves first. So, maybe (and I'm not saying this is the case at all), if you feel you're not teaching that lesson (which you actually are, because you can't not teach it), then it might be that you don't yet recognise your own emotions??? I find that hard to believe of you, you seem very aware to me :). Only you can know though :D.

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