Dreaming through Darkness: Shine Light into the Shadow to Live the Life of Your Dreams
The Shadow is the part of us made up of all that we hide from others: our shame, our fears and our wounds, but also our divine spirit, our blinding beauty and our hidden talents. The Shadow is not bad in fact it is the source of our creativity and power but until we bring it into the light this power will remain untapped and our full potential unreached.
If youre not familiar with Charlie Morleys work, this is as good a place to start as any: its clear, full of compassion, and if everyone in the English speaking world were to follow the instructions in this book, wed live in an entirely different world. So we start with ourselves. Read it. Do it. Pass it on. ...more
I wish this had been a lucid dreaming book or even a book on dreams, but it's not!
It's a compilation of information about the shadow, a concept that has been studied and written about for aeons by masters whom he references such as Robert A Johnson and Carl Jung.
I love most of the works that Charlie mentions in this book, I just didn't love this book. ...more
This book started out as the very best kind of woo-woo: the solid, meat and three veg, pragmatic kind of woo-woo that is easily digested and not so difficult to apply, particularly for the spiritual-but-not-necessarily-religious-because-there's-too-many-tedious-rules sector of society. Morley recommends working through various exercises where you'll be asked The Big Questions in order to recognise and essentially befriend the 'shadow' side of your personality. Despite ...more