(Who could be one of the dreamer’s own children) dreaming of a child gives us access to our own inner child. We all have parts of ourselves that are still child-like and curious. When we are able to get in touch with that side of ourselves we give ourselves permission to return to a state […]
We are being confronted by unknown or perhaps unrecognized negative elements in our own make-up; we have no previous experience by which to judge our actions or reactions.
Being chased by shadows shows the need to escape from something previously repressed, such as past childhood trauma or difficulty. To be chased by an animal generally indicates we have not come to terms with our own passion.
Being unreachable, clouds symbolized the potency of the ultimate. Similar to smoke, they were previously considered to be the vehicle for divine power. They retain this significance in dreams today.
Nature and natural occurrences have always played an important part in man’s spiritual understanding. Changes which were previously attributed to the gods, such as thunderstorms and floods, tend to have a more prosaic explanation in the present day. In dreams they represent disturbances.
Copying in spiritual terms signifies reproducing the perfect, producing duality where there was previously only one. It represents emanation, flowing out from the divine.
Retention signifies an inability to let go of the past or of previous patterns of behaviour, literally to be uptight. Also consult the entry for anus in this section.
Any tool of communication – telephone, mobile or cellphone, email, fax machine, computer, internet, television – suggests that the veil between the spiritual and physical worlds can be penetrated. We are capable of better and wider communication than previously.
In previous times, the figure of the devil was one to be feared and hated. Our wilder, more instinctive side will often appear in dreams as the conventional figure with horns and a tail. Once it is understood as something to be confronted, as something belonging to all of us, the devil loses its potency.
To see or use duct tape in your dream, signifies a fear of being trapped in a situation or relationship and not being able to get out of it. To dream that you (or other people) are being stuck to something with tape, or to dream of sticking objects together with tape, suggests that you […]