RUNNING

Something that’s gotten out of control circumstantially or personally. What’s chasing you, or from what are you trying to escape? Perhaps the past or an unpleasant experience? Hurrying, without necessarily having a defined goal. see Acrobatics, Marathon, Olympics  

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RUST

Disappointment in something or someone that, at first, appeared shiny and perfect. Disuse of skills, knowledge, or talents. Check the meanings behind the item upon which the rust appears.

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ROSE

(see Flowers, Gardens) The loveliness of nature, or life itself. A nearly timeless symbol of love, passion, and the spirit of beauty in all its many forms, having been originally associated with the goddess Venus. The color of the rose here provides more meaning. For example, purple roses are exotic emotions, red is for passionate […]

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RUINS

(see Archway, Buildings, Landmarks, Locations, Pillars) The crumbling of a situation, relationship, or system of belief. A reminder of transience. Even the greatest civilizations succumb to the hand of time. Therefore, live life to its fullest while you have the opportunity. Falling from a place of glory, achievement, and respect, if only in your own […]

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ROPE

(see Knot, Ties, Web) A surprising escape (e.g., the “rope trick”). Climbing a rope can be a type of ascent dream, whereas descending a rope reflects movement into the lower self—matters of a more physical or primal nature. Walking a tightrope reflects finding yourself on a very fine edge between what’s expected of you, and […]

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ROLLER COASTER

Testing yourself by facing fear head-on. Emotional ups and downs. The thrill from dangerous adventures or liaisons. The question here is whether or not the danger is worth the excitement. Anxiety over sexual encounters, or tension created by nonsexual relationships that constantly vacillate between love and hate, passion and passivity.

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ROBIN

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings) As a harbinger of spring, the robin nearly universally represents renewed hope, fresh beginnings, reversals in negative attitudes, and a dawning light being shed on difficult situations. In England, an emblem of fertility, especially if one comes pecking at a window.

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RODS

(see Divination, Sticks, Trees, Wand) Traditionally an emblem of discipline, being applied to the backsides of ill-behaved children. If you have been acting childish lately, or found yourself lacking real restraint, this dream comes to make you more aware of how these things appear to, and affect, others. Biblically: A divine tool that offers serenity […]

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