(See Finished business)
The dream is bringing to our notice something our inner self feels we need to deal with. Missing an appointment suggests we are not paying enough attention to detail.
2- We can perhaps give ourselves a gift or a reward for good work. There is something which has to be accomplished within a certain time limit.
3- We need to keep, or make use of, time in the most spiritually effective way... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Depth Psychology: A basket reflects an unconscious fear that you are going to be denied something or meet with rejection.
The basket also represents “the harvest of life,” the work you have accomplished.... Dreamers Dictionary
A castle in a dream may also represent feelings of security, protection, isolation or remoteness. You may have a castle dream when you have realized a desire or accomplished a goal. Darkened castles may be symbolic of unconscious or unfocused desires, at times, black castles represent our failures and white, or lighted castles, symbolize achievement and awareness. Home and ruling authorities within.Contained life.Group consciousness. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Likewise, a poet has said; When the mission is accomplished loss becomes a apparent; wait for fall and decline as soon as it is said finished!... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream of someone else dragging you, you are resisiting the influence of another. You may feel stressed out by other people’s expectations of you, or want to avoid getting involved in a particular situation.... My Dream Interpretation
Psychologically the struggle for individuality should take place within the safety of the family unit. This, however, docs not always happen. In dreams we are able to ‘manipulate’ the images of our family members, so that we can work through our difficulties without harming anyone else (It is interesting to note that one person working on his own dreams can have a profound noticeable cffcct on the interactions and unconscious bondings between other members of his family). Almost all of the problems we encounter in life are reflected within the family, so in times of sUess we will dream of previous problems and difficulties that the family has experienced.
The Spiritual Triangle.
A group in which we feel safe.
Since relationships in the family- are so important, dreams containing family members can have extra significance. Some typical dreams are:
A man’s mother being transformed into another woman
A man’s first closc relationship with a woman is with his mother. Depending on the circumstances of the dream, such a transformation can be either positive or negative. It can be a sign of growth for him to realise, through dream, that he can let mother go. This transformation indicates some change in his perception of women (sec Airima).
A woman’s father, brother or lover turning into someone else Similarly, a woman’s first relationship with the male is usually with her father. She must learn to walk away from that relationship in order to progress onto fuller relationships. When she can handle her Animus (See Introduction), she is ready for that transformation.
A man’s brother or a woman’s sister appearing in a dream often represents the Shadow (See Introduction). Often it is easier to project the negative side of our personalities onto members of the family.
If this projection is allowed to continue, it can cause difficulty with family relationships in later life. Often the solution will present itself in dreams to enable us to come to terms with our own projections. “fhe pattern of aggressions between familv members is fairly typical, but oddly is often easier to work through in dreams than in everyday life.
Dreams about the family figure so prominently because most of the conflicts and problems in life are experienced first within that environment. It is as though a pattern is laid down which, until it is broken willingly, will continue to appear.
Confusion of family members e.g. mother’s face on father’s body suggests that we may be having problems in deciding which parent is most important to us. Family members suffering from injury or trauma or appearing to be distorted in some way may reflect the dreamer’s fear for, or about, that person.
A family member continually appearing in dreams or, conversely, not appearing when expected The relationship with that person (or the dreamer’s concept of that person) needs to be better understood. Dreaming of an incestuous relationship may indicate that the dreamer has become obsessed in some way with the other person.
The dream has occurred in order to highlight either the importance or the potential danger - of such a relationship.
Dreamer’s parents crushing the dreamer and thus forcing rebellion. This suggests that the dreamer needs to break away from learnt childhood behaviour and develop as an individual. Dreaming of a parent’s death can also have the same significance. When a parent appears in our own environment, we will have learnt to change roles within the parent/child relationship and perhaps will accept our parents as friends. Parents behaving inappropriately can indicate our need to recognise that they are only human, and not as perfcct as we had first perceived. Dreaming of rivalry with one parent When a child is first born, it moves through extreme self- involvement to an exclusive relationship, usually with mother. Onlv later docs he or she becomc aware of the need for a different relationship with a third person. Often this relationship causes the child to question his or her own validity as a person. When this question is not resolved successfully it may persist in the dream image of conflict with a parent. Dreaming of conflict between a loved one and a member of one’s family The dreamer has not fully differentiated between his needs and desire for each person. Learning how to love outside the family is a sign of maturity.
The figure of a family member intruding in dreams suggests that family loyalties can get in the way within the dreamer’s everyday life. Rivalry between siblings in dreams usually harks back to a feeling of insecurity and doubt, possibly as to whether we are loved enough within the family framework.
Individual members and then- position within the family can symbolise the various archetypes. Thus, father can represent the masculine principle and authority; whereas mother represents the nurturing, protective principle. Brother As already stated, a brother can represent both feelings of kinship and of rivalry. In a man’s dream an older brother can represent experience and authority, while a younger brother suggests vulnerability and possibly lack of maturity. In a woman’s dream, a younger brother can represent a sense of rivalry, but also of vulnerability; whether her own or her brother’s.
An older brother can signify her extrovert self.
Daughter When the relationship with a daughter is highlighted in dreams, it often represents the outcome of the relationship between husband and wife. In a woman’s dream, the relationship with the daughter usually suggests a mutually supportive one although rivalry and jealousy can arise and needs to be dealt with. Sometimes this can safely be done in dreams. In a man’s dream his daughter may represent his fears and doubts about his own ability to handle his vulnerability.
Extended family (such as cousins, aunts, uncles)
Members of the extended family usually appear in dreams either as themselves, or as typifying various parts of ourselves which arc recognisible.
Father If the relationship with father has been successful in waking life, the image of father in dreams will be a positive one. Father represents authority and the conventional forms of law and order. In a man’s life father becomes a role model, whether appropriate or not. It is often only when the individual realises that he is not being true to his own nature that dreams can point the way to a more successful life. In a woman’s life, father is the ‘pattern’ on whom she bases all later relationships. When she appreciates that she longer need use this pattern. she is often able to work out in dreams a more appropriate way to have a mature relationship.
If the relationship with father has been a difficult or negative one, there mav be some resistance to resolving the various conflicts which will have arisen. Often this can be accomplished in dreams. Grandparents Grandparents appearing in dreams can highlight our attitude to them, but also to the traditions and beliefs handed down by them. It could be said that grandparents do not know whether they have clone a good job of raising their children until their sins and daughters have children of their own.
Husband/Live in partner
Crucial within the husband/wife relationship are the wife’s feelings about her own sexuality and intimacy of body, mind and spirit. Her view of herself will have been formed by her connection with her father, and any subsequent partnering will be coloured by that attachment.
If her doubts and fears about validity are not properly expressed, they will surface in dreams about the loss, or death, of her husband. They may also be projected onto other women’s husbands.
Mother A child’s relationship with mother is pivotal in its development. Largely it is the first relationship which the child develops, and should be perceived by the child as a nurturing, caring one.
If this does not happen, fears and doubts may arise. In a man’s life this may result in continually developing dependent relationships with older women, or denying his right to a relationship completely. In a woman’s life, her relationship with her mother will colour all other relationships. She may find herself pushed into nurturing the needy male, or in forming relationships with both men and women which do not satisfv her basic needs. There arc many ways through dreams of working through relationships with mother, and much can be gained by daring to take this step. Provided one has come to terms with this relationship, much material and spiritual success can be achieved.
Sister The sister in dreams usually represents the feeling side of ourselves. VVe have the ability to make links with that side of ourselves through being able to understand our sister’s personality. In a man’s dream if she is older, the sister can represent the potential for persecution, but also of caring.
If she is younger then she can epitomise the more vulnerable side of him. In a woman’s dream if the sister is younger, she can represent rivalry.
If older she stands for capability. Son The son in dreams can signify the dreamer’s need for self- expression and for extroversion. He can also signify parental responsibility. In a mother’s dream he may represent one’s ambitions, hope and potential. In a father’s dream he can highlight unfulfilled hopes and dreams. Wife/Live in partner The wife/husband relationship is based on how the man perceives himself to be.
If he has previously formed a good, if not successful relationship with his mother, he will attempt to prove himself a good husband through his dreams. He will experience potential loss and death of his partner in the same way as he experienced the ‘loss’ of his mother.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If the relationship with father has been a difficult or negative one, there may be some resistance in waking life to resolving the various conflicts that will have arisen. Often this can be accomplished spontaneously in dreams. In a man’s life father becomes a role model, whether appropriate or not. It is often only when the individual realizes that he is not being true to his own nature that dreams can point the way to a more successful life and perhaps an understanding of his father. In a woman’s life, father is the ‘pattern’ on whom she bases all later relationships with men. When she appreciates that she longer need use this pattern, she is often able to work out in dreams a more appropriate way to have a mature relationship. This can lead to dreams of her perhaps walking away from her father or leaving him behind.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The only time an idol would be positive is if you saw it being broken down.
• An idol in a dream or a vision is a representation of something that is taking your time, affection and worship.
• As we know the scriptures are clear on having any idols before the Lord.
The Lord alone should have this place in your life.
• If you have a vision of an idol while praying for a ministry or church, then the Lord is saying that they are putting other things before Him.
• People • Often people that are close to you can become an idol in your life. You begin to seek their affection and their direction for your life more than the Lord’s. Although the Lord will always use man to speak to you, at the end of the day, it is God that you should worship.
• Unfortunately in a church age of ‘super leaders’ there are many that turn the attention away from the Lord and onto them and ‘their gifts.’ It was unacceptable for the Children of Israel and it is still unacceptable in the church.
• Golden Calf • To see a golden calf in the spirit speaks of heresy and doctrine that is not of God.
• The Work of Your Hands • Often the things you have accomplished and done with your own works becomes more important than what the Lord wants you to do. Often when • these things take priority in your life, the Lord will ask you to sacrifice them just like He asked Abraham to sacrifice Isaac.
• Acts 7:41 And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice to the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
Altar.... The Way of Dreams and Visions
2- To be totally immersed totally focused on something in a dream indicates we very definitely need to be able to concentrate entirely on one particular thought or idea to help us understand ourselves.
3- Transformation and rebirth can only be accomplished by a total immersion in spirituality.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
What is the juggler juggling? Knives, for example, may indicate the need for extreme care and caution to avoid being hurt in your current situation. Juggling hearts could represent being torn between two or more lovers.
An extreme focus in your life on precision and timing. This focus may act as a coping mechanism during particularly trying times so that tasks get accomplished effectively (see Acrobatics).... The Language of Dreams
If the mast is without sails: you still have hard work ahead before reaching the goal you have set for yourself.
A mast under sail means everything is going well. See Ship, Tree.
Depth Psychology: A mast is either a phallic symbol (and therefore about sexual desire) or a sign of a strong personality. You are walking with your head held high on a straight and narrow path. You won’t bend for anything.... Dreamers Dictionary
The moon also symbolizes your connection to your intuition, mystery, passion, and soul.
If the moon is new (a crescent), then this represents a time of new beginnings, and therefore a good time to set intentions for your life.
If the moon is full, then this represents a time to celebrate what you have already accomplished and to acknowledge how far you’ve come.
The full moon can also represent heightened feelings, even lunacy. See Water or Ocean.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you are on top of the mountain, this signifies that you have accomplished your goals. On one hand, mountains denote a higher level of understanding, awareness, and wisdom.
To dream that you are climbing a mountain is symbolic of your focus and persistence for personal goals and objectives.
To dream that you fell off a mountain suggests that you want instant success and gratification. You believe the ends will justify the means. This dream also tells of your tendency to succumb to pressures in your environment.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If cracking nuts is difficult: you will need every ounce of strength to reach your goal. Looking at nuts: a noble character is hidden behind a rough exterior. Eating a bitter nut: bad luck, but you don’t need to take the coming events too seriously! Cracking an empty nut shell: someone is going to disappoint you very deeply. See Almonds.
Depth Psychology: A nut may be a reference to your character or the truth about a certain matter. Sometimes it also indicates stupidity, your own or that of others. It may be a symbol for a difficult task—wa tough nut to crack”—or one that can’t be accomplished without assistance.... Dreamers Dictionary
Vision: Seeing one or more pillars in your dream: you are very popular because people can depend on you. Also, when you are in trouble, you can always depend on support and help from others. Seeing a broken pillar: a friend is abandoning you when you need help the most.
If you are hoisting a pillar: you have accomplished something entirely by yourself, which is attracting people who will support you in the future. See Pole.
Depth Psychology: If die dream is not a sign of hidden sexual desires, die pillar is either a testament to the solid and strong foundation on which you have built your life, or it indicates the support you will receive in a difficult situation.
If the pillar is falling, you will face conflicts and no support from others.
The dream may also ask if you are as rigid as ua pillar of salt”? And if so why? See Salt.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream of someone else pulling you, you are resisiting the influence of another. You may feel stressed out by other people’s expectations of you, or want to avoid getting involved in a particular situation.... My Dream Interpretation
The purpose of the pyramids was to bury the dead and to assist them into reaching eternity. In this way, the pyramids were holy places and their architecture and mysticism continues to amaze and to intrigue us. In order to understand its symbolism; consider your current accomplishments and breakthroughs.
If you accomplished a personal goal and feel a sense of wholeness, this dream symbol may be an affirmation of those feelings.
The pyramid could also represent larger goals and deepest strivings. Whether they represent fulfilled or incomplete goals, a pyramid seems to be a very positive dream symbol. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To see a broken rake, denotes that sickness, or some accident will bring failure to your plans.
To see others raking, foretells that you will rejoice in the fortunate condition of others. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A loose screw: a relationship is coming to an end.
Depth Psychology: Seeing a screw: you” want to strengthen and protect what you have already accomplished, making sure that your future is secure.
The vise is an obvious sign that you are in a very tight situation right now. Get out of it, let go!... Dreamers Dictionary
1.If the dreamer is the one doing the stealing, this is a warning of financial troubles ahead and a need to be frugal, no matter how well you seem to be doing now. Dreaming of getting caught stealing, however, is a dream of contrary and implies good luck.
If someone steals from you, then someone is trying to encroach on your territory in some way, and perhaps to take full credit for something you’ve accomplished. See “Robber”.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
The vulture picks the meat down to the bone to reveal the power in having examined something down to its internal stnicture or the bare bones.
A vulture may come to liberate you from the fear of death and, in shamanistic terms, to reduce the personality to its original structure.
The vulture also signifies respect for all the dead who have passed on to other levels of evolution.
The appearance of a vulture in a dream may be a response to someone who is taking advantage of what another has accomplished. (See Birds.)... Ariadne's Book of Dream
In Eastern cultures, the color of death and mourning.
Purity, as with the cleansing white light of New Age beliefs, and the blinding light of God in the Bible.
Covering up a mistake or blemish, as is accomplished with white-out and whitewash.
Alchemical: Following white light in a dream is a step that takes the dreamer on the path of ascent toward purity.... The Language of Dreams