Woke up after 4:00 in the morning, and stayed awake, lying in bed, eyes closed. When I caught my mind wandering like a dog to the same old “subject-smells” I yanked it back into focus. No, I thought, I am not lying alone in this bed. Christ is within me, lying on this bed with me, literally. At once, I felt a warmth, peace and comfort which is the soul’s equivalent of a lover spooning me from behind, but so much deeper and infinitely better.
For several weeks, I had been trying to come up with an intent I could really be excited about when I became lucid in a dream. I kept juggling the same ideas over and over, but none of them truly excited me. But it came to me then—was given to me by the Spirit—the request I will make the next time I become lucid in a dream:
“Lord, may I please have a glimpse of Your dream of me?”
Still trying to fall asleep consciously, and thinking about how such a lucid dream would be perceived should I be blessed with it, I asked:
“Lord, how can I best respond to people who think that everything that happens to them in a dream comes from their subconscious?”
And I received the reply:
“When you open your eyes in the dark, can you make yourself see?”
“Your soul was made for the Living Light.”
And like a pupil, the smaller I become in my own eyes, I thought, the more clearly I can see.