To be thrown off balance suggests that we have received a sufficiently bad blow or emotional shock for us to lose that impartiality. Balanced scales are a representation of the zodiac sign of libra. This suggests an equilibrium between two polarities – often man’s higher and baser nature. Justice – and, therefore, a balanced viewpoint – is symbolized by the scales.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
How does this tool appear? Is it lopsided? If so, consider if you have been stressing certain things too much in your life, resulting in throwing everything else off kilter.
An alternative emblem for the zodiac sign of Libra, whose name literally means balance.
The counsel of this image is using perspective and fairness to reach a harmonious decision in whatever situation lies heavy on your heart.
The quality of living. In ancient Egypt, the souls of the recendv departed were weighed for worthiness on a scale against Maat’s feather. Maat was the Mother of All Truth. Similarly, in ancient Greece, Hermes weighed souls at the throne of Zeus, and among Christians, the archangel Michael assumed this role.
Equity especially in legal matters. In the Tarot, the Justice card carries a balance to ensure impartiality.
The amount of figurative weight you carry in terms of responsibility, burdens, etc.... The Language of Dreams
Entering a situation in which impartiality is nothing less than essential. In the Tarot, Justice is blinded so that she may render a fair judgment.
Not seeing something that’s important, a refusal to face reality, or overlooking the obvious (e.g., “wearing blinders”).
A sense of helplessness.
A type of desertion dream.
Turning your back on the issues due to overt romanticism (e.g., “love is blind”).
Wearing a blindfold: Self-imposed inattentiveness or ignorance; refusal to see things for what they are truly.... The Language of Dreams
Feelings of guilt playing themselves out before the judge and jury of your Higher Self.
Examining the facts of a particularly perplexing problem in an alternative format in which you remain impartial.
Judges represent the law, in all senses of the term. This includes those guidelines imposed by family, culture, religion, and personal experience.
Juries symbolize impartiality and the chance for a more balanced opinion.
Obtaining bail is indicative of a temporary reprieve; not having to face the consequences of your words or actions immediately, or being given more time to assemble the facts that prove your innocence in a matter.
Judging yourself using the conscience as a guide for personal development and eventual wholeness.... The Language of Dreams
Because of its primitive origins, many psychologists view this as an emblem of the Collective Unconscious or wild nature within.
In Egypt and Greece, an omen of luck.
African: Transformation and the ability to adapt to your surroundings. Here the lizard is regarded as a shape-shifter.
Lizards are very sensitive to land vibrations, and have very good hearing and keen eyesight, making them symbolic of awareness, especially psychically.
Impartiality and the ability to break away from various situations. When a predator pounces on a lizard’s tail, it is surprised to discover that the tail breaks off, leaving the lizard free and alive to grow a new one!... The Language of Dreams