(Foundling; Waif) Picking-up an abandoned infant in a dream means picking-up one’s enemy, in conjunction to the story ofMoses and Pharaoh. Picking up an abandoned child in a dream also could mean returning things to the way they should be, or dispelling distress and sorrow. Ifone sees himself planting an apple tree in a dream, it means adopting an orphan, or caring for one.
To find oneself as an orphan in a dream means depression which is caused by injustice.
To be an orphan in a dream also means feeling depressed because of one’s love for a woman, loss of property or money.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Feeling abandoned or unloved; feeling rejected or misunderstood—or part of self rejected and misunderstood, vulnerability in independence and consciousness. See abandoned. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- To dream of an orphan indicates that we may be feeling vulnerable and possibly abandoned and unloved.
If we are looking after an orphan we are attempting to heal that part of us that feels unloved.
If we experience ourselves as having been orphaned it may indicate that we need to be more independent and self-sufficient.
2- We have to come to terms with our ability to grow up and to move away from our parents. When our lives force us into losing them, either by death or other circumstances such as moving away, we may experience the feeling of being orphaned.
3- Spiritual desertion.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dreams of an orphan signify that you are feeling alone, lonely, cast out, uprooted, ungrounded, unloved, and maybe even victimized. You are in the midst of transformation, walking through the phase where you feel cast out from your former comfort zone, and you are having to find your own strength. During this challenging time, between the old and the new; don’t give up, keep moving as you do some soul searching that will lead you to the home that is within you. See Breakdown/Breakthrough Dreams and Latch Key Kid.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: We have to come to terms with our ability to grow up and to move away from our parents. When our lives force us into losing them at any age, either through death or other circumstances such as moving away, we may experience the feeling of being orphaned.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
An orphanage in dream indicates a home for abandoned feelings. Past memories may be causing you underlying stress, in particular memories from your childhood. You may need to give extra attention to the needs of your inner child. You may be feeling alone or uncared for in your waking life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis