Sunday, December 06, 2009

Conversations with my Father

The other day I was looking at quite a few digital pictures from a few years back. Many of these featured my father. One of my favorites is shown below.

Danielle, My Dad, and Scott July 2007

That night I had a very realistic dream, it was very vivid and made quite an impression on me. My dad and I were talking. We knew he was dead and we knew I was dreaming. "When you dream my son, the veil between our two worlds is more easily traversed." he explained, "I can sometimes come and talk to you as we are doing now. You may think it's just a dream, but it's not."

We talked awhile about how much we missed and loved each other, and we gave each other a big hug when we were done. As my dad faded away, he winked at me with the smile of his I remember and mentioned he'd be seeing me again, and not to be too sad about his being gone.

I awoke, and reflected. Could it really be my dad talking to me, or was it in fact just the product of my over-active imagination? Unlike most of my dreams this one was very clear and very realistic and the full memory of it stayed with me. Anyone else have an experience like this?

Real or not, I will say I missed him a bit less, and felt better about his being gone. I hope to see him again in my dreams some night soon.

2 comments:

David Louis Harter said...

Chris,

Thank you for sharing the dream and your thoughts!

- David

Barry said...

Hi Chris!

I rarely dream so don't really have a direct opinion. OTOH your 'crossing over the veil' sort of goes with my feelings on 'supernatural' events: logically one can't explain why one happened to turn left instead of the more usual right, and therefore bumped into an old friend/new friend/avoided a catastrophe/etc.

Some would say guidance from guardian angels, some would say fate, some would just say hogwash.

Was the conversation with your father a product of random brain cell firings, or was it the realization of a physical level we normally don't realize? I can't answer and others will answer based on their views. In any event, the occurance did seem to have a good outcome for you, and that's what counts.