CHEESE

(see Eating, Milk) Matters of love and commitment. In ancient Greece, cheese was used as part of traditional ivedding cakes. As a visual pun, this may reflect a “cheesy” attitude or outlook. Consider the type of cheese for more potential symbolism. Swiss cheese represents plans that have lots of holes in them, whereas Roquefort stands […]

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CAVE (CELLAR)

(see Darkness, Underground) The subconscious or hidden nature within. Archetypal: The womb of the earth—e.g., Earth as our mother who gave all humankind birth and nourishment. Also an emblem for a woman’s womb. In Hebrew tradition, Abraham was born in a sacred cave, as was the Persian savior Mithra. Fears: If ?>ionsters or other terrible […]

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CASTLE (HOUSE)

(see Apartment, Buildings by type, Cave) Physical matters, as with any structure. Note the condition of each portion of the castle and its relationship to your body (see Body, Car). According to Henry David Thoreau, the image of our highest hopes and aspirations that may or may not have any foundation to uphold them (e.g., […]

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CARDS

(see Games) A deck of cards: Is the deck complete with 52 cards? If not, you may have fragmentary information about a person or situation. Playing cards: Consider if you’re gambling on something or someone, or taking an unnecessary risk. Alternatively, having your attention diverted from more legitimate, and worthwhile, endeavors. Playing an ace: Successfully […]

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CANNING

(see Eating, Fruits, Vegetables) Setting aside some type of resource for a time when you feel it will be needed. Hiding something; what’s getting locked away in that can? Alchemical: Canning as an art mythologically owes some of its beginnings to Hermes Trismegistus, a legendary author of alchemical doctrines sometime in the first three centuries […]

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CAKES

(see Btiking. Eating, Frosting) Labors that result in favorable outcomes, especially if the cake rise Something that’s easy, possibly too easy (e.g., a “piece of cake”). Eating cake alone can reveal selfishness, or being out of touch with the needs of others (e.g., “let them eat cake”). Eating cake with others may be a type […]

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DIVINATION

(see A?tow, Axe, Ciystals, Dice, Feather, Gypsy, Hand, Hazel, Tea, Writing, Zodiac Signs) To dream of fortune-telling indicates a dependence on the opinions or ideas of others when making decisions, especiallv those of a spiritual nature. The reading received in such a dream may be a prognostication of forthcoming developments in your current situation. Each […]

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DIRECTIONS

Movement or guidance to the left, in most cultures, is regarded as a negative sign. In medieval times, for the purpose of heraldry, left was called “sinister,” reflecting the overall negative feelings toward this side of the body. Similarly, in crystal gazing, wisps of color moving to the left indicate a negative answer. This feeling […]

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DICE

The laws of probability, or the powers of chance and fate. The numbers shown on a roll of the dice may prove more significant than the dice themselves. Check the resulting numbers herein. Also consider common gambler’s symbols. For example, snake eyes can be considered an ill omen of trouble or loss ahead. Taking a […]

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DESERTION

(see Banishment, Desert, Island, Separation) Recent emotional traumas like divorce or the death of a loved one. In this case, the dream expresses repressed sadness and fear. Childhood fears. Latchkey children who came home to an empty house, for example, sometimes have residual apprehension about finding themselves alone. A sense of loneliness or emptiness. Feeling […]

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