I started recording my dreams. It's interesting to see the insights I get about my myself.
Remembering dreams is a matter of waking up with feelings and translating those to thoughts and receiving the 'message'.
Today I dreamt I changed into a boy. I went fishing in a boat with 'my father' who happened to be my second husband's father Jake.
I had trouble becoming a boy and realized I had to behave like an adult. Be a man, so to speak.
This dream has double meaning.
When I was a child (in real life) I decided that if I had to grow up to be a woman instead of a man, in this patriarchal and male-dominated world, I wouldn't grow up at all. I'd stay a little girl.
I think I've accomplished that 'goal'.
I believe this dream has less to do with gender and more about claiming my power as an adult.
The dream's more about why I stayed childish instead of childlike. I realize now that I'm more immature than I am a late-bloomer.
In other words, the message of my dream today is: "GROWN UP" and "GET A LIFE".
Sometimes those old cliched axioms are still right-on.