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).
Temptation to break personal taboos, or divine or societal laws. Responsible use of knowledge, skills, or wisdom. Matters of health: How the apple looks may have a direct bearing on how you’re feeling. Appearing abundantly on a tree: A propitious sign that speaks of realizing your hopes. Only at the top of a tree: High […]
Outmoded concepts, or overemphasizing the past instead of living in the “now.” If these are treasured possessions, this indicates you trulv value your traditions, or history in general. The question of personal value. Perhaps you are feeling old, worn, and useless, instead of cherishing the experiences life has provided over the years.
An anchor dragging through water or sand represents things that weigh you down, and hold you back. An anchor holding firm in a torrential sea speaks of your personal need for security and stability. If you haven’t reinforced your foundations lately, do so. Anchors are also connected to the sea and sailing (see Boat, Water). […]
Elderly people in dreams represent authority figures, and the accumulated wisdom that comes from living a long life. They may also represent members of your family or friends who are aging. Seeing yourself at younger ages is likely a memory surfacing that somehow affects or taints present circumstances. Dreaming of specific ages, like the occasion […]
The significance of air in dreams often varies with its strength and other characteristics. For example, a spring breeze is gentle and refreshing, whereas a wind storm may energize or blow away your foundations. Hot air represents anger and self-importance, especially in the way one speaks (e.g., “being full of hot air”). Cold air symbolizes […]
The condition of the building can reveal the condition of your health, a relationship, or a situation. What does the building hold? If it is just an empty shell, consider if you’re living superficially, without gaining any real spiritual substance. Of what is the building constructed? Just like the story of “The Three Little Pigs,” […]
(see Beverages, Canning) With a note inside: A message from vour heart, someone close to you, or your Higher Self that you’ve been trying to ignore. Empty: Feeling drained and depleted of energy, creativity, or compassion. Jinni in a bottle: From Arabic folklore, a potential ally or terrible adversary, which may also originate within you. […]
(see Black, Darkness, Eyes) Entering a situation in which impartiality is nothing less than essential. In the Tarot, Justice is blinded so that she may render a fair judgment. Not seeing something that’s important, a refusal to face reality, or overlooking the obvious (e.g., “wearing blinders”). A sense of helplessness. A type of desertion dream. […]
A type of flying dream, especially if you have sprouted wings. If the bird is carrying something to you, or away from you, what it bears is significant to meaning. For example, a bird carrying an olive branch would traditionally symbolize forgiveness and peace. If the birds are scavengers preying on something (see Buzzard, Carcass), […]