Dreams That Save Lives
There has been a long tradition of believing in dreams, believing that every dream is dreamt in order to symbolize something. In a single year, we dream thousands of dreams. Some are lived more vividly than others while others are forgotten altogether. Each dream tells a story that could unlock the answer to a mystery, inspire our work or help us gain insight to ourselves or the world around us. Dreams have a mysterious significance and often enough we overlook their true meaning. Some argue that humans do in fact have the ability to see the future, called extra sensory perception. I never believed in this until I had a life altering experience.
It was a Friday night and I was visiting my friend's house for his birthday. Nick was turning fourteen the next day, and there were balloons everywhere, people talking and kids were yelling and running around.
Our parents were all having a drink in the living room while we were playing video games downstairs. I suddenly started to feel a bit dizzy and disoriented. Playing video games for an extensive period of time will eventualy do that to me, but this was a different type of feeling. A feeling i had never felt before, like something inside of me didn't feel right. I decided to go upstairs to Nick's room and take a nap on his bed. Lying down on the soft, feathery comforter made me very comfortable and sleepy.
I am not exactly sure how long I was asleep for, but I started to feel a dryness in my mouth. I decided to get up and get a glass of water to quench my thirst. The second I opened my eyes, I found myself hovering in the air, light as...