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Journey of White Bear ~ Dreaming the Great Spirit

Saturday September 22, 2012, 7 -10 pm @ Rainflower Blessings The Bear is the keeper of the dreamtime, and stores the teachings of dreams until the dreamer wakes up to them. Many have called this space of inner-knowing the Dream Lodge, where the death of the illusion of physical reality overlays the expansiveness of eternity. It is in the Dream Lodge that our ancestors sit in Council and advise us regarding alternative pathways that lead to our goals. Bears hibernate in the winter, which explains their association with "dreaming the Great Spirit" or retrospection. The symbolism of the Bear's cave reflects returning to the womb of Mother Earth. (A cave is an archetype for the mind - sleep - returning/flying/spiraling to higher consciousness.) This also suggests a strong feminine aspect, one of nurturing and protection. Bear cubs, born in the early spring, can spend as many as seven years with their mother before reaching maturity. Many have developed the skill of visua