"…Whatever we experience is REAL to us. If you see/sense/feel a being’s presence next to you – that is a truth for you. If you started with a guided visualization of, for example, entering a cavern, but then the vision took off on its own, expanding into something you saw – that is real. If you had a vivid dream and felt some extreme emotion in relationship to it – it is real.
Over-thinking is a limitation that blocks an ability to consciously dream and/or channel. We must become open ("porous") and silence the personal Egos (thoughts) so that we cancel out all interference, able to perceive the message as it comes through us…"
Readmore about conscious dreaming and channeling on Patrick Keller's Big Séance blog, based on “Believing Without Proof” chapter of "Awakening the Harmony Within"