Are you dreaming? Or are you awake?

In August 2014, we attended a “Mindfulness of Dream and Sleep Retreat” with Charlie Morley at the tranquil retreat centre of Bodhi Khaya, outside Stanford. It was wonderful to spend some time in those peaceful surroundings, marveling at the beauty of Mother Nature, and soaking up the teachings of an inspiring spiritual teacher.

Charlie’s recently published book, Dreams of Awakening: Lucid Dreaming and Mindfulness of Dream & Sleep is an excellent guidebook for any aspiring oneironaut (lucid dreamer) who wishes to learn how to be more mindful, more aware, and more kind, in their waking, sleeping and dreaming life.

Weekend in Riversdale – Part 4: Sonja Herholdt in Riversdale, performing “Heartbeat of a Woman”

On Saturday morning, we attended a delightful breakfast concert in the Riversdale Town Hall. The event had been arranged by a local organisation known as DROOM. An Afrikaans word that means dream, DROOM is actually an acronym for Diens aan Riversdal en Omgewing se Ouer Mense, i.e.  Serving the Elderly of Riversdale and Surroundings. This is…