Tag Archives: dreams

FMM 7 17 2020

“The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.” ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca. This week I had one of those dreams that seems so real, yet cannot be told as a story when you wake up.  What seemed to have plot and purpose breaks up into images and situations which […]

FMM 2 28 20 Perfect Balance

“To him who is in fear everything rustles.” ~ Sophocles. I have always been fascinated by my dreams.  I still have a clear memory of a dream I had as a child.  I was in a forest where all of the trees were ghostly white.  There may have been animals like statues, also white. The […]

FMM 12 29 17 Breaking Out

“Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.”~ Edward de Bono. I just awoke from a terrible dream.  I won’t bore you with the details, but it involved having multiple simultaneous responsibilities and no way to accomplish all of them in any meaningful way.  Oh yes, […]

FMM 6 10 16 Dream On

“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.”~ Carl G. Jung  My father ‘dream’ me this week.  This is the Jamaican way for saying you have been visited in your dream by someone, usually one who has passed on.  Of course these dreams are seen as particularly significant, for there must […]

FMM 9 18 15 Innovative History

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” ~Langston Hughes.  The human brain is an amazing organ, one which holds many mysteries.  Why do we ask questions?  How do we solve mathematical problems in our head?  How did the first man think of rubbing two sticks together […]

FMM 3 8 13 The Movie of your Life

Jamaicans have a way with words. Whether it is a created word like ‘irie’; an old word used in a new and original way, ‘wicked!’ or a phrase like ‘One love’, Jamaicanisms have entered the language of countries from Alaska to Zimbabwe. I have always loved the way a Jamaican will tell you that they […]

FMM 8/24/12 Goal Setting

Friday Morning Message Goal Setting “He who deliberates firstly when taking a step, will stand forever with one leg in the air” Chinese Proverb. Recently I interviewed a prospective nursing student who said something that impressed me. She is a fairly recent immigrant from Haiti, and she described how she set herself goals: first to […]