If the canteen is full, you are capable of quenching your own thirst and tending to your own needs.
If the canteen is empty, you are going through a creative dry spell, processing feelings of lack, and you are thirsting for acceptance, support, and/or creative inspiration. See Thirst.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The mind has an uncannv knack of drawing our attention to what needs to be done to enable us to achieve our aims. It will use hiding, searching and finding as metaphors for effort we must make in the waking state. So to find something without having to make too much effort would show that events will lake placc which will reveal what we need to know.
3- We may be close to finding something within our spiritual search which will enable us to move forward.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A found object is something to be treasured.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you find a person, indicates that you are identifying new facets of a relationship. You may be taking a relationship to a new level or direction.... My Dream Interpretation
The entrance was difficult to find, but I had discovered it many years before and been in lots of times. I found objects in the cellar and was looking for something’ (Tony C). Usually, as in the example, to discover, realise, become aware of some aspect of oneself and gain access to or use of. One might be living with constant resentments about one’s past or present situation, and then ‘find’ release from this for a day, yet not be conscious how it was achieved.
The dream might attempt to define this. Or it might be a new idea you realise unconsciously in sleep.
Example: Then I was with my father (dead) and was showing him a handful of exotic banknotes I had found in the building. They were £100 notes. I wasn’t sure if the money was legal tender or not.
The notes had an unusual design’ (Andy). Andy has found a sense of his own value—the money —but is not sure if other people also value him.
The dream illustrates the attempt to ‘find a place* in society.
The effort to search and find is frequently to do with one’s own identity, and what one is searching through is one’s experience, as in Tony’s cellar above, or this example: l was looking into the crowd in the film to find me and it was like looking at a snapshot, it felt very important that I find me, I saw my green slacks just showing, right at the back of the crowd’ (Trudy K). See look; see. Idioms: find oneself; find fault; find out; find one’s bearings. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If you dream that you are yourself repeating incantations for some ulterior purpose, it betokens an opportunity that you will have for an underhanded act which will bring you temporary success.... The Complete Dream Book
Changing into any animal form reflects moving backward into more primal ways of thinking and behaving.
The type of creature portrayed in the dream will help you to determine what aspect of your personality is returning to this wildness.
Communion with the astral realm. Shamans often transform into animals to travel in the spirit world.
Because folklore portrays this as a lunar phenomenon, this may be an alternative emblem of the moon.
Taking after your family in ways that are not necessarily complimentary.
The ancients often believed that lycanthropy was hereditary.... The Language of Dreams
If you dream that you are reduced to Begging in the streets, it shows that your affairs are prospering.
To dream that you are accosted in the street by a Beggar is a sign of difficulty ahead; if you assist the person, you will overcome your trouble by means of a good friend who will help you.... Mystic Dream Book
A dream character carrying a roll of Bounty paper towels may signify that it is time to absorb the bounty of life’s gifts, whether they are material or inspirational.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If a towel is used as a mat during sexual intercourse in a dream, then it represents a discrete servant who protects his mistress’s secrets, or it could represent money that serves woman’s needs and those of her children.
To throw a towel at someone in a dream means to slam the door in his face, or it could mean separation between two people.
To throw in the towel in a dream also means to give up one’s fight.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the towels were wet, you are drenched in emotions. Find some way to vent them - by journaling or confiding in a friend or counselor - so you can get some support.
If you dream of searching for towels, you want to make a fresh start or improve your relationship with someone (maybe the person you were searching with).... My Dream Interpretation
A vacant premises or car park can be a suggestion of things to come, although the emptiness may feel desolate whilst you are waiting.... Dream Symbols and Analysis