(Carrying weight; Forbearance; Porter; Serving others) Also, click to see other meanings of this dream.Burden 1. Feeling a lack of independence. 2. Success after bearing many responsibilities. 3. A need to reduce the number of responsibilities (as in to “lighten the load”).Burden This can be a symbol for a person’s sins or anxieties in life, Ps. 38:4, Matt. 11:30. A burden can also symbolize other people’s problems, Gal. 6:2Carrying a Burden Carrying a burden signifies that the person will soon be faced with grief and sorrow.