This suggests you are making great changes in life, moving from one set of values or way of life to another. You are probably meeting some sort of barrier or hesitation. It suggests a point in your growth where you may have to prove yourself or make changes. The change might involve experiencing different territory, a different way or life or relationship – and thus a new experience of life. Hesitations and uncertainties may prevent you making the crossing. See Border.

Borders also relate to decisions or moral questions of whether a particular direction you are taking is expressive of your true purposes or identity, or if it will harm others. Frontiers are an everyday part of our life in other ways too, such as the border between sleeping and waking; between what we feel is right and wrong; between advancing and pulling back; between limited awareness and expanded awareness.

A frontier town can mean that you are experiencing your much more basic, natural but perhaps challenging self. This reflects more ‘homespun’ beautiful, uncomplicated, innocent feelings about life and love. These attitudes offer enormous space and opportunity as the many restrictions of social and political life fall away.

Take time with this because it is about something amazing that we all share. In dreaming or becoming lucid you are experiencing something of the usually hidden world of our body, of your mind, of your whole biological past, and Life in you that lies beyond the frontier of your personal awareness.

Here are frontiers we may cross. Greater insight into the functioning and health of your body’s organs and cells, along with insights into what is necessary to maintain or improve health and well-being.

Awareness of your forgotten journey from conception, through birth and childhood. This enables you the possibility of clearing any difficulties of development that occurred in that unfolding.

Gradual awareness of the incredible ancestral journey you are the end product of.

Recognition and entrance into the level of awareness or consciousness out of which your personal self awareness has emerged and is immersed in.

Beginning the journey along what has been called in the past the spiritual path. In plain language this means the slow entrance of your personal awareness into what exists beyond the frontier of sleep. Taking the focussed light of self awareness into the darkness of the unconscious world of sleep and the body. If you take this path, at some point you will confront the fundamental consciousness of the universe and recognise your existence in it. It will need you to meet fear, anger and many strange things – strange to you. See Dweller of the Threshold

Example: So I let go of the searching, of the hoping to find what had been – my marriage. Then arose a wonderful feeling as if I were standing on the frontier of a new territory. It felt very welcoming, very uplifting to have so much space and so much opportunity. I felt quite deep emotions, not in a sad way, but certainly in a full sense of feeling. Kath, who I was with, was also moved by seeing me experience deeply.

Useful questions and hints:

What new area of experience am I trying to move into?

Are there hesitations, self examination or questions of identity to face here?

What new opportunities or experience offer themselves here?

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