The ego mind interprets the tangible, the perceptible, that which is subject to change. It views dreams through its own self-centred filters. How do you know that you are paying more attention to self? What exactly is i that observes the changeable?
That which is the essence of being is the silent witness that can only be pointed toward. It does not arise and disappear. It is changeless, conscious presence, in perfect harmony with effortless silence. One consciousness sees no division or difference. It is awareness felt in ways that which words simply cannot convey. The universe reveals itself in subtle ways. As self identity no longer thinks itself as separate, one being awakens to recognize itself operating in the inner realm of consciousness.
"Because you fnd the dream creations transitory in relation to the waking state there is said to be a difference. This is only apparent and not real." -Ramana Maharishi
"Part of our psyche is not in time and not in space. They are only an illusion, time and space, and so in a certain part of our psyche time does not exist at all." - Carl Jung