November 28th, 2007

I was born very near the feeding grounds of many large whales, at a time of year just before they head there in large numbers. I have always had a deep affinity for whales, but the finback, the finback whale is really special to me.

Only the blue whale is larger. The fin isn’t the showiest when it surfaces because it is a whale that doesn’t show it’s tail. If you saw one, you so wouldn’t care about the tail. These animals have presence. They are sentient beings. They know things. And the sheer size of them is astounding.

two finbacks up close and personal

The one on the left? Fixing to dive under the boat. Thrilling.

The first whale watch I went on, I called the whale to me. We only saw a minke that day, but it surfaced right beside where I sat. Hardly anyone else saw it. I’m certain it heard my call, and came to investigate.

If you get the opportunity to go on a whale watch tour, jump on it! Best time for sailing is the earlier tours, around 10 am, before the wind and the chop comes up.

Whale has visited me in other ways as well, in the dreamtime.

Not too long ago, I lived on a cliff, overlooking the ocean. I dreamed a staircase of ice, leading from the ocean up to my bed. Swimming under the ice of the staircase was a procession of finbacks, each coming to me to share knowledge, then swimming back down. This event was another activation, an awakening of memories that I didn’t realize I had. Sort of like “I knew that. I just didn’t know I knew it until now.”

Soon after, I began to notice the clocks around me when they were at 11:11. One clock actually stopped at 11:11. I began to hook up with other healers in the early days of the internet, on IRC. We shared energy, and worked together to heal people and situations in the world, this world which suddenly became much smaller.

This dream was a precursor to the 11:11 activation, which was an initiation into the energies of the Archangel Michael. And then, all heaven broke loose.

But that is a tale for another day.

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7 Responses to “Whale Dreams”

witchypoo Says:

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Just Beachy Says:

My daughter LOVES whales…her room is actually full of them – even painted on the walls…I can’t wait to go whale watching with her! Also, we’ve talked about this 11:11 thing….it is very interesting.

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witchypoo Says:

@JB: Perhaps your daughter’s affinity indicates that whale is one of her totem animals. Whales are the record keepers of the planet. I think that kind of explains why my dream was so powerful.

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Old Knudsen Says:

For a former seaman who loves the sea I can’t really say I have any feelings towards whales, I have been to Wales, which was nice.

JeanC Says:

Mmmmmm I love whales. I even confuse the heck out of fat hating trolls who call me one. I thank them profusely :D Whales are wonderful, graceful and very intelligent creatures and I find it a complement to be called one.

I’ve only been on one whale watching tour, the morning I flew into St John Newfoundland to attend my brother’s wedding (he married a local girl. I started something when I found my spouse in Canada, my brother had to do the same hehehehehe). I’d only had a couple hours sleep and luckily no food.

I’d taken our camcorder, the older kind where you only had the view finder and this is when I discovered I can get seasick. When we’d stopped to let the humpback whales come close, everything in the view finder intensified, esp when I zoomed.

URP! That did it, much to the chagrin and bemusement of my ex-Navy father. Luckily I was able to wait for the poor young lady who beat me to the head, or else I was heading for the aft. I hate disgracing myself like that in public.

But for that one unfortunate moment, the trip was lovely, the whales were awesome and the puffins were way kewl! I really need to upload that video to my computer and process it into a movie to post on YouTube. The segment of the whale swimming under the boat and what you see is a giant shadow was breathtaking!

zoe Says:

have you ever seen the movie the whale rider…so cool. wait. i think that was the name. maybe not. anyway…i love whales…dolphins…creatures of the sea. well creatures in general i guess. i plan to take the kids on a whale tour soon…very soon…with weights on marks ankles.

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Kailani Says:

I love to go whale watching in Maui. Sometimes I can even see them from the plane as we’re flying over.

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