I am trying to deny to myself that I'm concerned and alarmed on what’s happening on the West Philippine Sea specifically on the Panatag Shoal but my subconscious mind betrayed me.
Last Wednesday night or noon (I already forgot as I’m working on night shifts and was on sick leave that day due to upper back pain so I slept twice), I had this dream of war in our country. It was a very clear one.
The setting began on the airport. I’m not sure why we were there. But we were all shocked when one airplane which was on landing mode started going on free fall with smokes on its wings. And then another one followed. It was like a scene in a movie.
Then there was breaking news on tv. Stealth missiles coming from the shores were the culprit. And it was from Chinese ships. We were officially on war mode.
Then the next setting was back home, our family were starting to arm ourselves. My uncle who’s a retired navy even showed his loaded guns to us. We planned on how to protect ourselves, escape and fight for our lives. Then bombs exploded all around.
Then I forgot what happened next and then I woke up.
In my dreams, I felt excitement, fear, confusion, anger all mixed up. It seemed so true. Thank God it was just a dream. But what if…