March 23, 2010

Understanding Dreams

For anyone who's ever puzzled over a weird dream, here are a couple of books that may help. The Jewish Dream Book treats the subject more seriously than the light-hearted Young Person's Guide.

The Dream Book: A Young Person's Guide to Understanding Dreams
by Patricia Garfield
The author describes common dreams, such as falling, flying, or being chased, and shows how they are influenced by events in the dreamer's waking life. She explains how to control a nightmare and how to better remember your dreams.

The Jewish Dream Book: The Key to Opening the Inner Meaning of Your Dreams
by Vanessa Lochs
For teens who are interested in spirituality, this book will guide them in aspects of Jewish dream rituals and interpretations according to the Talmud and the Torah. Other chapters describe how dreams can be used to answer questions and to receive healing.

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