I never remember my dreams, while Janice has enough dreams to share with me, with lots of spares. My Mom had all kinds of dreams too. One dream, which was told to me many, many times, was the one my mother had just before I was born. She told the dream to anyone who wanted to listen - vividly and with pride. This is the dream of a " Pearl Snake". In this dream, a "spirit" had fallen on her, and she was impregnated with a pearl snake. What is a pearl snake? She said, the spirit told her that this snake would be very good or very bad, depending on how you raised him! So I am a " pearl snake". This is what a pearl snake looked like during his first three years:
I am not sure whether my Mother did a good job of raising me, but I know now that I am an “Ordinary Chinese”, and a very lucky one!