Angels A to Z by James R. Lewis, Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

By James R. Lewis, Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

Written via a famous authority on nontraditional non secular movements, this resource is probably the most entire books on angels and comparable themes at present to be had. greater than three hundred entries are integrated and drawn from a number of religions, equivalent to Christianity, Islam, and Hindu traditions, in addition to from pop culture. A number of angel issues are mentioned, including celebrity angels, classifications of angels, imprecise angels nonetheless looking forward to their monstrous holiday, mum or dad angels, fallen angels, Anaheim angels, biblical figures linked to angels, angels in paintings and architecture, and angels within the media and literature. Angels also are mentioned by way of the occult and metaphysics, with entries on UFOs, fairies, and witches.

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The same study showed that dreams reported after fifteen minutes of REM sleep were longer than those following five minutes of REM. Such reports appear to contradict the notion of instantaneous dreaming. However, they do not prove that dream time is the same as "real time," but only indicate that they are generally proportional to one another. However, subjective dream duration can be directly and easily measured by using lucid dreamers. Oneironauts are instructed to signal when they become lucid in their dream, and then to estimate an interval of, say, ten seconds by counting to ten in the dream.

I waited until I was completely floating to be sure that I was really dreaming. htm (47 of 164)2/2/2005 11:10:10 PM Lucid Dreaming something: my electrodes! However, I reasoned that these were only dream electrodes and I wasn't going to let my dream control me! At that point, I merely flew away not really caring about the "electrodes," which I presumed no longer existed. As I flew across the room, right through the wall, I signaled "left-right-left-right" to show that I was lucid. All of this so far took only a few seconds.

The psychophysiological dream research of the 1950s and 1960s was undoubtedly important, providing as it did the basic methodology for the laboratory studies of lucid dreaming destined to follow in the late 1970s and beyond. But it is as if the earlier research merely prepared the ground for what was to come later. Other events were more responsible for planting the seeds of interest in lucid dreaming that have recently begun to yield an abundant harvest. One of the most important of these events was the publication in 1968 of a book entitled Lucid Dreams, by Celia Green, an English parapsychologist.

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