Our Folded Hands

Women helping Women. Reaching out to the Sister who still suffers. Helping each other through the Good times and the Difficult times. To get to the SOBER way of life, One Day at a Time.

Promise of a New Day

It was not so much that they drifted, as that in the presence of a boat the world drifted, forgot. The dreamed-about changed places with the dreamer. — Eudora Welty—

Dreams can be so potent and mysterious that many of us, at one time or another, have felt that they put us in touch with some other level of reality. Sometimes we wonder if we are dreaming our waking lives, too. Some of us have had the fantasy that we’re characters in someone else’s dream, or in some great world dream. Sometimes our dreams show us what we want;or what we fear. Dreams are like messages sent from one part of us to another: scrambled messages in which people, places and happenings from many epochs of our lives come to together. Sometimes we may dream a great happiness, or a wonderful solution to a problem. Such dreams cast a rosy glow over our whole day; as a nightmare can make us feel uneasy for a long time. Such dream may be messages about feelings we’re not feeling.

The dreamed-about—fear or joy—does seem to change places with the dreamers,who have shut the feelings out of their waking lives. Owning our dreams, cherishing them, is part of fully accepting ourselves. However silly, scary, sexy,or confusing a dream may be, it is our dream, we made it. I don’t need to crack the code to get the message.

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If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are half way through. We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness. We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it. We will comprehend the word serenity and we will know peace. No matter how far down the scale we have gone, we will see how our experience can benefit others. That feeling of uselessness and self pity will disappear. We will lose interest in selfish things and gain interest in our fellows. Self-seeking will slip away. Our whole attitude and outlook upon life will change. Fear of people and of economic insecurity will leave us. We will intuitively know how to handle situations which used to baffle us. We will suddenly realize that God is doing for us what we could not do for ourselves.
Are these extravagant promises? We think not. They are being fulfilled among us—sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. They will always materialize if we work for them.