Desires, something we are looking for or want—love, fame, sex; place of work or business. Idioms: shop around; set up shop; shut up shop, talk shop; closed shop. See shopkeeper under roles.
See market / market place
Vision: Seeing an empty shop: you don’t trust yourself—be more assertive.
A shop filled with merchandise: your plans will be met with good fortune and lots of success. Entering a shop: Determination will bring success, but it will cost money.
Depth Psychology: A shop filled with merchandise often represents the many opportunities you have been given in life. It is time now to make choices. See Merchandise, Shopping.
In a dream, a shop represents one’s wife, child, life, death, property, pride, servant, vehicle, or personal secrets.
The place of the emotional, spiritual, and libidi- nal work of creativity and production where energies are mobilized, where things are exchanged. You want to be served and choose the right thing. Can you serve yourself.7 Serving oneself always refers to self-sufficien- cy. Are you buying or are you selling.7
According to Jung, this is the place where you get something that you don’t have and that you have to pay for. See Businessman, Cash Register.
To dream that you are keeping a Shop indicates hard work before you prosper; it depends to a great extent upon whether your dream Shop does good business.
Place where one is seeking out certain emotional “products” that will help complete one.
A shop in dreams signifies something we want or feel we need.
If it is a shop we know then we are probably consciously aware of what we want from life.
If it is an unknown shop then we may have to search our minds for information.
A supermarket would suggest we have to make a choice.
To be shopping is to be making a fair exchange for the satisfaction of our desires. We have the energy (money) which can be exchanged for something we want. What we are shopping for may have relevance.
If we arc shopping for food we need sustenance; if for clothes we may need protection.
In spiritual terms a shop has the same significance as a market (see Market).
To dream of a shop, denotes that you will be opposed in every attempt you make for advancement by scheming and jealous friends. See Store.