The Zikoko Guide To Dealing With Nightmares

October 3, 2019

You have no control over what you see when you sleep. It is funny how dreams work; sometimes, you wake up with a smile plastered on your face. And sometimes, you jolt back into reality with a massive footage of experiences you can live without. Like your landlord decided to increase the rent, or the Canadian Embassy declined your Visa request. You know things like that.

Pray

Dear God, show them your power.

Because nightmares are the manifestation of your enemies village people’s plan on you, there is  a certain person’s blood you would need to cover yourself in and a certain kind of fire you would need a force to rain down on them.

Call Your Mother

Hi mum, I think that woman I didn’t greet the other day took it personally.

I mean, who else is going to give you all the effective prayer points you need to avert the looming disaster? Also, you live a life of sin, so you doubt if your prayers would reach the person you need to hear it. But if it comes from your mother?

Invoke The Spirits

No mercy, please.

You are not sure if the first person you prayed to will treat your matter with the urgency you need. But you’ve been told the spirits don’t have no chill, so they are the perfect forces to bring into this. Besides, Fire and all is good, but lightning and thunder are more effective. Strike ’em down.

Replay The Events

Err… What just happened?

You are at a loss of what the dream means, so you press the imaginary replay button in your subconscious and try to figure out your village’s people plan. You need to know if you are tripping.

Drink Water, Check Your Notifications, And Go Back To Sleep

Meh… wouldn’t be the first one.

Heh, it will take more than a harmless dream to send you off the deep end. If your village people didn’t get the memo, your life in Nigeria is a nightmare already. so, you do what any reasonable person will do; check your WhatsApp, Twitter, or Facebook (if you are still into that sort of thing) before you resume your sleep.

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