Category: Visions

June 16, 2018

What Jesus Has In Common with the Dung Beetle: Things You Learn from Dreaming in New Orleans

This third essay in our series, First Creation Dreaming, begins with a discussion of how African ecstatic spirituality can help you experience Jesus’ love message. It concludes with the long-forgotten story of how Jesus the African healer encountered a dung beetle who helped St. Augustine convert to Christianity, which has everything to do with why…

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June 7, 2018

Breaking Free and Breaking a Leg: Nirvana is a Life Force Theatre

  This essay is the second in the series, First Creation Dreaming. After asking for help from Charles Henry via the dream phone line, Brad’s nightly experiences were altered. He continued having more dreams that were syncretic combinations of different people, places, cultures, and wisdom traditions. Two weeks after dreaming of the old medicine man,…

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May 17, 2018

“I Will Introduce You to the Other Side”

  On the evening of March 14, 2018, Brad prayed for help with what we call our “Charles Henry project.” The project began one year earlier in 2017 with dreams about Henry’s laboratory research in Paris at the Sorbonne in the 1890s. Based in part on Henry’s work we were inspired to invent what we…

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April 17, 2018

“Many Want to Catch Fish but Few Want to Clean Them”

Recently Brad dreamed that he was in his grandparent’s house in St. Joseph, Missouri. He was once again in Doe’s kitchen facing her old white oven. When I looked to the right of the oven I noticed a door I had forgotten about. I couldn’t remember whether it led to a pantry, a storage closet,…

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March 4, 2018

A Link in the Chain to the Big Holy

In February I dreamed that Hillary and I were living in the home my family built and occupied when I was an adolescent in a small Missouri farm town. It was right next door to my grandparent’s house. In the dream Hillary and I were welcoming our friends from Budapest who had flown over to…

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December 24, 2017

Ropes, Wings, and Jesus

A Spiritual Classroom Report.   Brad received this vision a couple of years ago. It was first reported in our book, Climbing the Rope to God, and it’s one of my favorites. I went to a visionary classroom with Hillary last night. We were taken to a religious liberal arts college. A woman guide arrived…

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December 17, 2017

Spinning the Wheel of Prayer

A Spiritual Classroom Report. In November 2017 Brad dreamed that we were in India where we met an old teacher who wore round eyeglasses. Here is his report: His face looked familiar, but in the dream I could not remember his name. He spoke to me, but I was hesitant to really engage in a…

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November 23, 2017

Permeating Divinity and Penetrating Joy

A Spiritual Classroom Report. Last week Brad dreamed of being sent to a spiritual library where important books and manuscripts are held. There he saw a number that led us to two very old sacred words, one Greek and one Hebrew. Here is his account: I sat down in the library and read a page…

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October 30, 2017

A Flowering of Change

  Preamble First Creation is a Kalahari Bushman name for the original universe, a realm of pure process where everything constantly changes its form. It is untouched by language and unmarked by any conceptual distinction, including time and space. The constant change inside First Creation is the condition that gave birth to the world and…

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October 10, 2017

Sing Your Prayers

A Spiritual Classroom Report Last night I decided to pray only with a singing voice. I heartily sang all my prayers to God. Later, at 4am, I heard a voice say in dream, “Sing in order to ring a prayer.” It woke me up and I was pleased and tickled that I had dreamed words…

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