Q - What is a dream?
A - A dream is an event transpiring in that world
belonging to the mind when the objective senses have
withdrawn into rest or oblivion. Then the spiritual man
is living alone in the future or ahead of objective life
and consequently lives man's future first, developing
conditions in a way that enables waking man to shape his
actions by warnings, so as to make life a perfect
Q - What relationship is sustained between the
average man and his dreams?
A - A dream to the average or sensual person, bears the
same relation to his objective life that it maintained
in the case of the ideal dreamer, but it means
pleasures, sufferings and advancements on a lower or
Q - Then why is man not always able to correctly
interpret his dreams?
A - Just as words fail sometimes to express ideas, so
dreams fail sometimes in their mind pictures to portray
Q - If they relate to the future, why is it we so
often dream of the past?
A - When a person dreams of past events, those events
are warnings of evil or good sometimes they are stamped
so indelibly upon the subjective mind that the least
tendency of the waking mind to the past throws these
pictures in relief on the dream consciousness.
Q - Why is it that present environments often
influence our dreams?
A - Because the future of man is usually affected by the
present, so if he mars the present by willful wrongs, or
makes it bright by right living it will necessarily have
influence on his dreams, as they are forecasts of the
Q - What is an apparition?
A - It is the subjective mind stored with the wisdom
gained from futurity, and in its strenuous efforts to
warn its present habitation the corporal body of dangers
just ahead, takes on the shape of a dear one as the most
effective method of imparting this knowledge.
Q - How does subjectivity deal with time?
A - There is no past and future to subjectivity. It is
all one living present.
Q - If that is so, why can't you tell us
accurately of our future as you do of our past?
A - Because events are like a procession they pass a few
at a time and cast a shadow on subjective minds, and
those which have passed before the waking mind are felt
by other minds also and necessarily make a more lasting
impression on the subjective mind.
Q - To illustrate: A person on retiring or closing
his eyes had a face appear to him, the forehead well
formed but the lower parts distorted. Explain this
A - A changed state from perfect sleep or waking
possessed him. Now, the man's face was only the
expression of his real thoughts and the state of his
business combined. His thoughts were strong and healthy,
but his business fagging, hence his own spirit is not a
perfect likeness of his own soul, as it takes every atom
of earthly composition perfectly normal to reproduce a
perfect spirit picture of the soul or mortal man.
He would have seen a true likeness of himself had
conditions been favorable thus a man knows when a
complete whole is his portion. Study to make
surroundings always harmonious. Life is only being
perfectly carried on when these conditions are in