Most of your dreams are creations of your subconscious mind. This is where all of your beliefs, your traits, and your memories are stored. To learn more about the difference between your conscious and subconscious mind - be sure to check out my podcast episode where I dive deep into this subject. You can listen to the episode here.
When your conscious mind is asleep. Your subconscious mind begins to spin its wheels.
In a dream, your subconscious mind has a general theme, lesson, or idea to communicate and so it selects dream characters to play out the scenario. Your subconscious selects the dream characters based on all the people you have met in your life or in past lives, (whether you consciously remember them or not doesn’t matter).
Sometimes deceased loved ones do play roles as dream characters… These are not visitation dreams. Your subconscious mind needs a loving grandmotherly figure, and so your grandmother, although deceased, plays the...