Cakes or buns used in religious and magical rites and marked with the cross originally symbolized the round of the moon and its four quarters. Such cakes later became eastertime hot cross buns and in dreams suggest spiritual celebrations.
Ifone intends to bank something with someone as a trust or to confide a secret with someone, then ifhe witnesses a case of castration in a dream, he should immediately halt that intention, or cancel such arrangement. Ifone sees himself castrated in his dream, it means that he declines to testifying to the truth. Ifone […]
To dream of the dead, is usually a dream of warning. If you see and talk with your father, some unlucky transaction is about to be made by you. Be careful how you enter into contracts, enemies are around you. Men and women are warned to look to their reputations after this dream. To see […]
Since it requires expertise and practice to throw darts successfully, in dreams playing darts also suggests discipline and concentration. It is thought that the game arose in the middle ages when bored soldiers took to hurling arrows at the upturned covers of wine barrels, perhaps seeing who could come closest to the cork bung. The […]
Since very few people now use fountain pens, the significance of ink on a physical level is no longer quite so valid. As a child, learning the art of handwriting could be difficult and pen and ink thus became ‘instruments of torture’ and can often appear as such in difficult dreams in later life. Formerly […]
Old fashioned patchwork quilts often told a story, both in their materials and the way they were constructed. They therefore became heirlooms and treasured objects. Modern day quilts tend to be more functional and, therefore, the colour and patterns will have less significance. The colour, material and pattern of a quilt in a dream, however, […]
In working situations we are not often able to express our rebelliousness, perhaps at being asked to perform a particular task we don’t consider necessary. As a dream character we can find out from the rebel what it is that is really disturbing us. A rebellion or revolution would occur in dreams if a position […]
To dream about radiation, or to see others become sick from radiation in your dream, suggests that you need to get rid of something in your life that is causing you much sickness, stress or negativity. This dream may also signal a part of yourself that needs to be healed, either physically or mentally. Perhaps […]
Any dream of a descent into an underworld signifies a journey into the unconscious and a way of coming to terms with inappropriate emotions or actions. Possibly the best known such journey is that of persephone when she was captured by hades or pluto and thus became queen of the underworld.
The thistle can represent our spiritual defiance in the face of physical adversity and difficult conditions. This is one of the reasons why it became the emblem of scotland. Magically it is a fire herb and, therefore, represents courage.