A basic building block around which your life is currently revolving. A very simple thing, person, or situation that holds tremendous potential for both good and ill. Pay attention to minute details; look closely and see what you discover (see Magnification).
(see Building) Edgar Cayce and several other dream interpreters believed this portion of a house represents your head or the mind. So, the condition of the attic is important to the dream’s overall meaning. For example, an orderly attic symbolizes well-ordered thoughts and hopes. One cluttered with antiques may reveal someone whose thoughts are too […]
(see Weapons) Directional guidance, like a subliminal road map showing you the way to go. Watch where the arrow lands to see if you’re making or missing your mark. Power over, or empathy with, animals. In Greek mythology, Artemis carried arrows representing her dominion over the animal kingdom. Potentially a phallic symbol. The cherub carries […]
(see Obstacles, Weapons) Vulnerability, or the need for protection. Being distant and unfeeling. Putting up barriers between yourself and the world so as not to get hurt. Please note that this can pertain to anything appearing in the dream that is armored, like a truck or tank. In Christianity, the armor of God that provides […]
(see Spaceship, UFO) If the alien in the dream acts fidgety or ill at ease, ask yourself how comfortable you are with yourself and your appearance. Do you shy away from mirrors and eye contact or feel self-conscious? Also, are you intimately aware of your own inner nature? Apprehension toward: Sometimes one must reach out […]
(see Abyss, Dead End, Path) An unlit alley: Lurking potential for danger (see Darkness). Being mugged in an alley: Unanticipated misfortune that leaves you feeling violated or out of control (see Banking: robbeiy). Light at the end of an alley: Hope. Traversing a dark time to find renewal (see Tunnel).
(see Nuts, Seeds, Trees) Male virility. In ancient times, these were an emblem of the testes, and often carried as amulets for fertility among men. Potential. The acorn grows into the mighty oak. If a woman is eating the acorn, an emblem of abundance and fertility. Shaking acorns from a tree: Releasing your own potential […]
Causing an accident: Guilt surrounding a situation for which you feel directly responsible, even if that feeling is unwarranted. Alternatively, working out hostility toward a person or situation through dream imagery. Becoming seemingly helpless due to: This expresses feelings of defenselessness—as if one is totally at the whims of fate (see Lameness, Numbness, Paralyzation). Being […]
(see Alley, Bridge, Cauldron, Chalice, Cliff, Hole, Sky, Space) Standing at the edge of: Your own subconscious, things you’ve long buried, hidden talents, or other matters that often get overlooked. The abyss goes on seeminglv forever into darkness, and can be very frightening, even as discovering your own true nature can be frightening until you […]
(see Animal) A potent masculine nature evidencing itself. Stubbornness (e.g., being “bull headed”). Fertility. The Sumerians believed that the stomping hooves of a bull could bring nourishing rain to the land. Minoans also used bulls as a fertility emblem. Inventive inception. Zoroastrian priests (the Magi) taught that a slain bull’s soul became the germ of […]