Position in life; life situation; the condition of one’s chosen direction, i.e. formal dancing shoes in a discotheque would suggest outmoded approach. Idioms: be in someone else’s shoes.
Shoes in their various styles protect your feet. They bnng attention to how grounded you are on the earth and in the world. Losing shoes in a dream may represent ungroundedness or convey that you are losing touch with reality. Cowboy boots may point to a man who loves ‘em and leaves em. High heels may mention a woman’s need to dress up and look tall
Symbolic of a servant, Ps. 108:9. Shoes can also symbolize a journey or a person prepared to witness the gospel of Christ, Eph. 6:15
Covering of protection for one’s steps, according to color, fit, type, material, etc.; Research accordingly
Our ability, or otherwise, to be grounded and in touch with everyday life is symbolized in dreams by shoes. Shoes that we, or others, are wearing in a dream are there to alert us to an adjustment that needs to be made in our attitude to life. Lacing up shoes in a dream was once thought to be a well-known symbol of death as were shoes on a table. Today, these images are much more likely to indicate change is necessary.
Vision: Looking at shoes: you have a lot of errands to run. Putting on a pair of comfortable shoes: you are going to be successful. Wearing shoes that are too right: the road ahead is going to be hard. Finding a shoe: you will meet a stranger. Giving a pair of shoes as a gift: you either want to get rid of that person or that person is going to walk away from you. Buying a pair of shoes: you have a long way to go before you reach your goal; promises other people have made will not be kept. Looking at worn-down shoes: exercise great care when solving an unpleasant situation.
The dream also means that you are unhappy or dissatisfied with your present situation. See Running.
If you are shining your shoes you will soon hear of an exciting new business venture in which you will get involved.
If you dream the shoes you are wearing is shabby and worn out you can expect success in your business through hard work. New shoes mean overconfidence, but if you lose a shoe you will experience setbacks or losses.
Protecting the future.
(Sandals) In a dream, a pair of shoes represent one’s son, a vehicle, a friend, a brother, a business partner, or travels. Wearing a pair of shoes without heels in a dream means having a barren wife. Walking with one shoe in a dream means separation between husband and wife, or the breakup of a business partnership. Taking off one’s shoes in a dream means victory and rising in station.
Wearing comfortable shoes or shoes that you love in your dream indicate you are becoming comfortable with all parts of your personality.
If you dream that your shoes are dirty and ragged, you will make enemies if you continue to criticize people. New shoes signify positive changes. Losing your shoes is a sign that you might lose an important relationship.
If you dream that others are admiring your shoes, you should be cautious around people you have recently met for the first time, especially males.
To dream that you are wearing inappropriate shoes for the activity at hand, suggests that your progress and path in life will be challenged because you are not well-prepared. It may also indicate that you are heading in the wrong direction and need to reevaluate your goals.
If you dream of wearing someone else’s shoes, this is a strong indication that you need to start looking at situations and relationships from other people’s point-of-views. Your opinions and attitudes are not the only ones that matter - be more considerate of others.
To dream that someone else is wearing your shoes, signifies a loss of identity. You may feel that someone else is copying your style, or stealing something from you that is very special. This is a typical dream when you feel like you’re being replaced in your friendship group, in a love relationship, or even in a family (perhaps by a new baby). Also see “High Heels”
This migh t almost be called a dream of contrary, for if you see yourself without Shoes, then you may expect success in business.
To dream that your Shoes are worn or patched is a certain sign of difficulties, but with care and hard work you will succeed. New Shoes show some fortunate enterprise, with unexpected results. See also BOOTS.
1. Changing shoes means a new approach to life.
2. If shoes are worn out, one has tried very hard to succeed.
3. Wearing baby shoes signiﬁes that one’s approach to life is innocent and pure.
4. To be shining shoes signiﬁes hope for the future.
5. If one can’t ﬁnd shoes, it means that the dreamer is sabotaging his/her own success.
Worn and dirty shoes tell the dreamer to be tolerant and thoughtful of other people.
To have your shoes shined in your dream predicts important changes ahead. Untied shoes forebode misfortune and quarrels.
To dream of seeing your shoes ragged and soiled, denotes that you will make enemies by your unfeeling criticisms.
To have them blacked in your dreams, foretells improvement in your affairs, and some important event will cause you satisfaction. New shoes, augur changes which will prove beneficial.
If they pinch your feet, you will be uncomfortably exposed to the practical joking of the fun-loving companions of your sex.
To find them untied, denotes losses, quarrels and ill-health.
To lose them, is a sign of desertion and divorces.
To dream that your shoes have been stolen during the night, but you have two pairs of hose, denotes you will have a loss, but will gain in some other pursuit.
For a young woman to dream that her shoes are admired while on her feet, warns her to be cautious in allowing newly introduced people, and men of any kind, to approach her in a familiar way.
Divorce is predicted if a person dreams of losing his or her shoes.
To lose one shoe is a sign of quarrels.
To dream of wearing a new pair denotes many journeys; generally unsuccessful; to travel without shoes means comfort and honor as you pass through life (Raphael).
(see Barefoot, Clothes, Foot)
Old, torn shoes symbolize snares along the path, or long, hard roads traveled to obtain your heart’s desire. These can also reveal a tendency to always fall back on what’s comfortable and known to you, instead of taking risks.
Boots are protective, so this dream may portend some rough footing’ ahead for which you should prepare.
Wearing unusual shoes in a dream may indicate a need to see things differently. Try looking at this situation from another perspective (e.g., “walking a mile in someone else’s shoes”).
The kind of shoes seen in the dream can reveal how you walk through life.
For example, seeing baby shoes means that you’re very unsure of things, and compensate by moving slowly. Ballet shoes can disclose a person who either tiptoes through difficult situations, or someone who has unique grace and mobility.
Trying on shoes represents testing various options until you find the perfect one (e.g., “if the shoe fits, wear it”).
Yearing new shoes symbolizes change and transitions with which you may not be totally comfortable yet.
In Egypt and Greece, shoes were part of fertility rights, which is how they became part of marriage rituals today. So, the throwing of a shoe or seeing numerous shoes following behind you in a dream represents productivity or abundance.
Small shoes symbolize virginity, or being naive about worldly matters, as in the storv of Cinderella.
Dream of shining your shoes and you’ll soon hear of an exciting new business venture in which you will soon be involved.
If you dream of shoes that are shabby and worn out, you can expect success in your business through hard work. New shoes mean overconfidence, but if you lose a shoe you will experience setbacks or losses.