The Beginning: The Dream

A Thinker's Guide To…

The Beginning: The Dream


Today my friend, we are going to consider what it means to drink in the mysteries of our heart, particularly when they appear to us through messages from the unconscious.

In this particular dream, I am in Scotland with a group of travelers. The scene is set in a moody bar. When the bartender asks what I want, I confidently answer – “Give me a drink of my people”. It tastes like complexity.What does it mean, I wonder?

A dream, much like visions and any other kind of story, offers a myriad of interpretations. I invite you to dive into this dream, to make sense of it, for you and for me. You see, each taste of the drink in which the dreamer sips represents a specific wisdom.

Drink when you feel ready.

Drink even if you do not.

-Danielle Boo-Doo Fortune

Resources from the episode:

  • Uisce Beatha (Ishka Baha): meaning ‘Water of Life'.
  • Petrichor: the earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil. The word is constructed from Greek petra, “rock”, or petros, “stone”, and īchōr, the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology.
  • How to Break a Curse

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A Thinker’s Guide To… is a podcast for thoughtful, curious observers, who have been collecting systems of meaning for years in a never-ending quest to understand what goes on in your inner world. You feel compelled to not only see what’s in your heart, but to savor the depth and complexity of your life.

I get it. Like you, I’m an endlessly curious soul who delights in thinking about things in unusual ways and asking questions that get under your skin. This is a space for us to discover the profound in the profane.

Join me each week as we tell stories and dig deep to extract their meaning, leaving you with key questions to ponder. Think of each episode as an existential sermon specifically designed for the secular thinkers. Together, we’ll think deeply so we can act boldly in a world undergoing profound transformation.


Hi, I'm Jenn.

I’m a psychotherapist. But you can also call me a depth seeker, an intuitive healer, and the most curious soul you’ve ever met. I delight in helping professionals unveil what kind of life they actually would love living, rather than just living the life they thought they should live. I ask the terrifyingly wonderful questions so people can find new ways to tell old stories. Are you willing to dig in deep and discover what’s hiding underneath the mask you show to the world?