January 1, 2019
DREAM GLIDING: UTILIZING THE WISDOM OF THE
“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”
The premise of Dream Gliding is that of predestination. We embark upon a pre-
determined journey that ultimately will represent our life’s story. It is the great American
novel written in our own hand and spoken in our own voice.
Dream Gliding is a pathway detailed in countless stories, myths, and songs. The refrain
has been chanted for centuries, from the dawn of civilization and throughout history.
Different voices sing the same song as we acknowledge a timeless spiritual contract,
bonding us together in a collective unconsciousness of sameness: birth, death, war, peace,
This message has been heard before. A host of inspirational writers and motivational
speakers have successfully marketed their versions of Dream Gliding for attaining success
and a meaningful life. They include, among others, old school teachers such as Dale
Carnegie, Napoleon Hill, Og Mandino, and Zig Ziglar, and modern-day instructors
Deepak Chopra, Stephen Covey, Anthony Robbins, and Eckhart Tolle. Their profound
lessons have helped countless individuals turn their lives around. All of these
contemporary teachings are echoes from the past. They are incantations that were voiced
by high priests, shamans, and wise men for centuries. The message remains the same.
There is nothing new under the sun; The drama of life repeats itself again and again.
Although we are mere grains of sand in the vortex of the cosmos, we are irreplaceable and
awesome individuals. It is important to realize that we are not lone travelers but fellow
travelers with shared chemistry, ancestry, and purpose. Carl Jung called it the “collective
unconsciousness,” the apex where rivers of commonality flowed into a larger, more-
encompassing ocean of humanity. Even with deep connections to family and community,
we embrace and interact with a greater