The thorn may signify that we are dedicating ourselves to a difficult element of our spiritual quest – we are suffering for our beliefs.
Psychological / emotional perspective: The thorn stands for physical suffering in dreams. In matters of health, it may indicate a vulnerability to infection.
Material aspects: To dream of being pierced by a thorn or splinter signifies that a minor difficulty has got through our defences.
If the thorn draws blood, we need to look at what is happening in our lives that could make us vulnerable.
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream a thorn, being penetrative, could represent the sexual act, or rather fear of intercourse.
For a man thorns may represent sacrifice of some sort.
Vision: Being surrounded by thorns: times will be difficult for a while.
A woman dreaming about thorns is afraid of venereal disease. Looking at thorns: trouble in the love department. Getting pricked by a thorn: if you are a young girl it means fear of sexual contact.
If you are an adult, a friendship might come to an end. Falling into a bush that has thorns: you arc getting involved in a confusing situation—getting out of it will be difficult. Wearing a wreath of thorns on your head: you may be involved in much emotional hurt. See Splinters.
Depth Psychology: Thorns express your unconscious fear of the “hazards” that come with sexual relationships. Like Sleeping Beauty, the dream for some women indicates that they are waiting for a prince to rescue them.
Dreaming of being pricked by a thorn means you feel like you’re taking blame you don’t deserve in a real life situation.
1. Hindered progress.
2. Sin, guilt.
3. Contentment to come.
To have a thorn in your side or anywhere in your body is an annoyance, unhealed emotional wound, place of extreme pain and sensitivity. Thorns protect the beauty and fragility of the rose; your thorns are your rough ego edges that protect your vulnerability and truest self. See Splinter.
1- To dream of being pierced by a thorn or splinter signifies that a minor difficulty has got through our defences.
If the thorn draws blood, we need to look at what is happening in our lives which could make us vulnerable. In a woman’s dream this could represent the sexual act, or rather, fear of intercourse.
2- The thorn stands for physical suffering in dreams. In matters of health, it may indicate a vulnerability to infection.
3- The thorn, also associated with Christ, may signify that we arc dedicating ourselves to some element of our spiritual quest.
The crown of thorns indicates suffering for our beliefs.