As a napper, this grabbed my attention this evening. Not so much because of dreams and visions as for its praise of napping!
“We have forgotten the age-old fact that God speaks chiefly through dreams and visions.” Carl Jung
“Dreaming is, above all, a time when the unheard parts of ourselves are allowed to speak.” Deirdre Barrett
“…even certain renowned enemies of idleness were themselves great nappers. Winston Churchill, who abhorred laziness in other people, himself took a nap every afternoon. He defended his afternoon doze in practical terms as an absolute necessity: You must sleep sometime between lunch and dinner, and no halfway measures. Take off your clothes and get into bed. That’s what I always do. Don’t think you will be doing less work because you sleep during the day. That’s a foolish notion held by people who have no imagination. You will be able to accomplish more. You get two days in one—well, at least one and a half, I’m sure. When the war started, I had to sleep during…
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