Dream: A dream is generally an experience that occurs during sleep, an experience in which the physical body has very limited participation. Dreams usually include visual imagery, and sensations of sound and movement, and can also include touch, smell, and taste. In fact, in dreams, we can have virtually any emotional, cognitive, or sensory experience that we can have while awake. Additionally, dreams can present experiences beyond our capacities in waking life, sometimes beyond description. A dream can be experienced as meaningful while it is occurring, just like a waking experience. Remembering and reflecting upon a dream can also be meaningful, just like remembering and reflecting upon a waking experience. Dream experiences that are not remembered, just like waking experiences that have faded out of memory, can still affect our lives and have meaning as well.
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“Nothing within the great dream of life is without meaning—or without a voice, should it choose to speak, and we deign to listen.”
-Marc Ian Barasch