Circle of Family Life -or- The Johari Window of the Family

Jennie, 47

I am in the kitchen of the house I grew up in and out side the window is a pond. Im talking to my Dad on the telephone and telling him about the great big fish my sons have caught.

Mr Hagen's Reply: Remembrance of Growing Up -or- Family Talk

The window is often seen as poetic shorthand for our eyes, and as such dreams can be viewed as a "Johari window". Your dream juxtaposes your visual memories, thoughts and feelings as a daughter growing up with those of your children. The dream can then be seen and read as talking about the generational montage of the whole circle of life drama. From a popular music perspective Elton John's "Circle of Life" and the Hollywood dream factory film "On Golden Pond" seem to fit the sentiment.

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