Mrs S. Eadon Craven lucid dreams herself 'swimming in air'
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Light, vol. LV, 1935, p. 482, contained a letter from Mrs Craven:
Personally, I have travelled in my sleep-from a young child-by ' flight', being poised and, as it were, 'swimming in air'- with very great ease, visiting places both known and strange. ... In later life I have gone through extraordinary ceremonies and returned to wakefulness quite conscious of all done, in many cases writing down my experiences; also being taught many things. ... In all this time, I have had no difficulty coming back so naturally that it seemed a kind of dreaming - but I know it was 'real': only once had I the slightest feeling of discomfort-when I wakened by what I felt was a 'blow' on my right shoulder ...