Priest Priestess

Depends on the attitude to priests or priestesses, and experiences of them. May represent religious or spiritual aspirations. Sense of sin; sympathy; a sense of community; a non sexual relationship. Sometimes an expression of your own wider awareness and wisdom.

Ones religious beliefs; ones relationship with religious beliefs.

There is a sentence in some marriage ceremonies which says, “With my body I thee worship.” This may seem like a statement of religious nonsense, but I sense it comes from a deep insight into the innermost nature of women and men.

I see that because we are creatures created by the laws of nature, which are the laws of the universe, without which we would not exist. It is also obvious that you and I would not exist without the universe, and living beings on our planet are in some mysterious way a fulfilment of the forces and possibilities of this universe that is our home. Therefore, if we are part of and an expression of the forces integral in our universe, why shouldn’t we reflect the universe in some way, and its dimensions? Isn’t that the message of the mysteries? “Let us make them in our own image.” See

As an image of this glory we are all priestesses and priests; but we may not know it until we dig deep in ourselves to touch our core self. See Core Self; Creation

When we touch our core we come to recognise a woman’s body as the centre of creative forces which can bring forth a new being – creation. As such she is a thing to be worshipped. This should not be seen as worship of her personality or ego, for it is the holiness of the Life function of creation that is worshipped not her personality. That is why she is a priestess rather than a person. For a priestess is a server of the divine. There Is A Huge Change Happening

The same applies to the divinity of manhood – the priest.

 Example: Then, in standing in the role of the woman, I felt my beauty as a female. Not that I was particularly beautiful, or like a film star in my own looks. My feelings were that simply as a healthy woman I was beautiful – that womanhood is beautiful. I felt the fullness of my body with my rounded arms, full breasts, round thighs and calves. I had stood naked revealing myself in this act of worship. This had no lasciviousness in it or any connection with pornography. It was a ‘revelation’ of female beauty to be felt and worshipped.

 Example: I walked the ancient pavements, where churches built on temples stood, and temples had in yet older times been raised on the holy groves and mounts where gods had trod.

And I, wandering and at ease with the paths And ancient stones, Came to a low wall

Above an open rising courtyard. And then below me, in that place of worship, a woman stood naked and adored.

No painting beauty, yet beautiful. Full limbs with Swelling hips and breasts, simply and wonderfully woman.

She was and is the revelation – There for any to see the splendour of this most ancient goddess – Revealed and revealing – While I knew all the ancient fires that burn in worship, and heard the voices singing to her flowering.



 Useful questions or hints:

Have I ever sensed in myself the splendour that made me a priestess or priest?

Do I ever dream of such a person I love and adore?

Do I feel religious feelings are foolish and I don’t need them?

See Diving into the Depths of MindTalking to Inner SelfEntering the SilenceTechniques for Exploring your Dreams


-Anthony Rock 2015-07-16 16:21:32

I had a dream I was talking to a Catholic priest in a Church. I got the impression I was somewhere in Europe (I live in the US). The priest offered me some red wine, and said I could have some, but “don’t drink too much.” He poured the red wine. He used a wine glass or chalice. I was given wine in a regular class tumbler.

Then the dream turned into me helping him find out where he needed to give a university lecture, apparently he was also a Professor. What he taught I didn’t learn, or don’t remember. I had to help him find out where or how to teach, although in the dream I felt as though I was unfamiliar with my surrounding or the university system, specifically how the scheduling worked, as the information I was reading was incomplete.

I usually don’t write down my dreams, but I had some free time today, so–why not try to find out what it may mean, if anything?

-ryan 2015-06-01 20:11:33

Maybe the woman said I look like a priest because I haven’t been having any sex in quite a while? Lol

-ryan 2015-05-26 20:36:27

i drempt i was viewing myself and a lady talking and she said”you look like a priest”. i was really studying my face.

    -Anna - Tony's Assistant 2015-05-27 13:04:26

    Dear Ryan – Self-observation is a wonderful start to explore who or what you are. Through simple self-observation one gradually arrives at a form of insight which leads to a transcending of oneself as you stood prior to the insights. One may even arrive at a massive altered state of awareness – an insight into the impermanence of your present personality, and the experience of liberation arising from it.
    Observing your own ebb and flow of thoughts and feelings, your own habits and responses to things, is one of the most powerful of tools to use in transforming your life. This also leads to a fuller connection with your intuitive connection with your core.
    How your face appears in a dream points to how you see yourself, your self-image, the fears or feelings, even anxieties you have about how you appear to others and yourself. It can also show the expression of or hiding of inner feelings and attitudes. It can be defined in two words – ‘identity’ and ‘communication’. This is because not only do most of us believe we are how we look, but also through our face we communicate to others what we feel and think.
    So in your dream you observe a part of you which you associate with “a lady” and I wonder what “makes a woman a lady” and if you identify with your inner lady?
    And then you become aware how your lady part perceives your male part; “like a priest”.
    So I wonder what “makes a man look like a priest” and if you identify with your inner priest.
    Anna 🙂

      -ryan 2015-06-01 20:06:06

      I’m not sure if you are aware but I’ve been trying to post dreams but that question at the bottom never works. Like it will say ___ x5= 35 I put in the answer and it says its wrong. Its does this for so many of them. Anyway another dream .

      Drempt.of being in a store looking at clothing. I waslooking at hockey jerseys. The only jersey i saw was the Edmonton oilers and it had a number eight on the front. Usually jerseys only have a number at the back. I thought it would fit good because it wasn’t to wide,like it would fit to my body good but I never ended up buying anything. I do live in Canada and hockey is a big thing here so I dream about hockey often. But nothing recent to bring up Edmonton. The jersey is blue/orange and white if that means anything.

        -Anna - Tony's Assistant 2015-06-03 11:29:39

        Dear Ryan – Thank you for pointing out the error; it is fixed now and so our system should be able again to add and multiply correctly.
        Buying or looking at clothes requires choice and is about considering how you want to or do appear to other people – what public image you want to have; who and what you feel comfortable as. But it is often more than just public image, it is also about the choices you make in life, the way you choose to be, how you relate or respond to others, or what you believe yourself to be. Dreams suggest we can be almost anything, but usually we ‘clothe’ ourselves in particular feelings, beliefs or roles often identify with them so thoroughly we can’t see beyond them.
        I wonder if you perceive a priest as quite the opposite of a “tough ice hockey player”?
        And if so if you are you merely exploring these opposites inside you so they can balance each other?
        I like to quote part of an insight about Self Acceptance:
        “What I feel is the main point here is not an indulgence of these different parts of ones own nature such as the obscene, the ultra religious, the underhand, but they are not turned away so they can become integrated with the other parts of oneself. This has a balancing and healing effect as I experienced in the dream. I felt that that was what it meant when Jesus doesn’t turn anybody away, and doesn’t judge anyone. These different aspects are part of ones nature, just as everybody in the objective world is a part of ones wider life. But they are all parts of ones nature, beautiful parts of ones whole”.
        Anna 🙂

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