Dream Encounters

TITLE

Dream Encounters

SUBTITLE

A Memoir Based on One Woman's Dreams over a Period of 50 Years.

AUTHOR

Margaret Honton

GENRE

General trade

BOOKSTORE SUBJECTS

Body, Mind & Spirit

Self Help / Dreams

Biography / Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION

1. Autobiography—Women authors

2. Autobiographical poetry, American

3. Dream interpretation

4. Near-death experiences

5. Reiki (Healing system)

6. Poetry-in-the-Schools Program

PAGES

xiii, 390pp, bibliography

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

LCCN 2021936552

ISBN

978-0-9856423-4-1

PRICE

US $19.99

AVAILABLE FROM

Wholesale: Ingram

PUBLICATION DATE

October 2021

PUBLISHER

Frankalmoigne, Petaluma Calif.

CONTACT THE PUBLISHER

editor
@frankalmoigne.com

AUTHOR FORWARDING

margaret-honton
@frankalmoigne.com

Table of Contents

Prelude: Underscoring Premises
1. Sorting Roles and Works
Play-Acting • Facing Crowds
2. Rehearsals and Rehashals
Preparing for an Event • Reciting after an Event
3. Death a Fact of Life
Requiem Mass • Three Tragedies
4. Genesis of My Creative Child
Giving Birth and Nurturing • Extraordinary Girl Child • Distorted Boy Child
5. The Dreamer as Artist
The Artist’s Milieu • Motifs • Appreciating the Artist Within
6. Challenges from Childhood
Cleansing or Purging • Cleaning up Messes • Shouting
7. Coping Strategies
Swimming and Diving • Singing
8. Wayfaring
A Back-Story to the Dream Stories • A Pilgrim’s Journey
9. A Rude Awakening
Competing • Solving Problems
10. The Give-and-Take of Dream Notes
Recording Notes • Images and Feelings • Motifs and Themes • Dream Cycles
11. In Awe of Dream Animals
Evolving • Transforming • Giving Solace
12. My Love of Flying
Modes and Vehicles • Flying for Adventure • to Escape • to Orgasmic Heights • to Spiritual Realms
13. Opposites in Play
Yay/Boo Pairings • Behaving out of Character • Paradox in Waking Life
14. Anxiety Dreams
Taking Tests Forever • Undergoing Telltale Deaths • Being Unseen/Unheard
15. Nightmares
Threat of Rape • Mayhem and Murder
16. Bedtime Stories
Household Tales • Parodies • Whodunit
Interlude: Consulting Mirrors
17. Erotic Encounters
Almosting It • Engaging in Sex Play • Enjoying Foreplay and More Play • My Playmate Lover
18. Here Comes Everybody
Personal Myths • Vignettes
19. Me and My Shadow
Dark Shadow • Bright Shadow • Collective Shadow • Foreshadow
20. A Hitch in My Get-Along
Recognizing Trickster
21. Hello, Long Time No See
Negative and Positive Male Aspects • Negative and Positive Female Aspects
22. Goodbye: God Be with You
Letting Go of Children • Marriage • Home
23. New Levels of Awareness
Reassurances on Physical • Emotional • Mental • Aesthetic • Integrative Levels
24. Wrestling with Religion
Honoring Liturgy • Rejecting Tenets
25. Precognitive Dreams
Coincidences • Warnings
26. Beyond All Boundaries
My Near-Death Experience • Comparisons and Contrasts of Lifetimes • Therapies • Reiki
27. Anniversary Dreams
28. One Template Laid on Another
Being Mentored • Projecting • Healing
29. Epiphanies
Illuminations • Ecstatic Openings • Numinous Dreams
30. And Let Perpetual Light Shine
Preview of Death and Dying • The Journey Home
31. Angels and Guides
Messengers • Counselors • Visitors • Advisors
32. The Interrelatedness of Dreams
Tripping the Light Fantastic • Night School • Graduate Courses • Final Exams
Postlude: Reckoning the Bottom Line

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