Mom’s Message to Me in My Dream
February 1, 2019
A few weeks after my mom died in 2013, I had a dream about her.
She was co-piloting a plane I was flying. As soon as the plane was in midair, I gasped, then turned to her and said, “Oh my gosh, I just remembered: I don’t know how to fly!”
“Yes, you do,” Mom said.
“No, I don’t!” I responded, my panic soaring right along with the plane’s altitude.
“You do, you just don’t know it,” Mom assured me. “Trust me, and fly.”
My heart started pounding, and I decided my best course of action was to stay very low to the ground. Anything loftier than that was too scary, too dizzying, too out of control.
So I flew really low, banging in...