Recognition or acceptance that you deserve to be honored for special efforts that you’ve made. A nudge from the subconscious reminding you to award yourself for hard work and unselfish deeds. Many people are hesitant to give themselves that pat on the back, but it’s very healthy.
Cutting yourself off or away from someone or something (see Knife). Fear of losing one’s job (e.g., “getting the axe”). Two-headed axe (the Labrys): Duality. A choice or situation that has two distinct edges, one of which may not be known. It can also be a symbol of feminine power. Being executed by: Punishment or […]
This often indicates exactly what it appears to be: help freely given or offered. Helpful hands, of which you may be unaware. Consider the source of aid shown in the dream for its literal or figurative meaning, then find a correlation in your life.
(see Cage, Police, Warrants)
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 arrows that […]
(see Airplane, Balloon, Clouds, Ladder, Mountain, Stairs, Wings) Broader perspectives and higher outlooks on any situation. If on the journey up, your head literally reaches into the clouds, put those flights of fancy in check and come back down to earth. Emotions or memories surfacing from deep within. Spiritually, the quest for enlightenment and reconnection […]
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 […]
Victory and distinction. Archways were often built in ancient Rome to welcome back conquering heroes. Crumbled: The destruction of hopes with little warning. An alternative type of bridge dream, in which movement from one side of the archway to the other marks a transition (see Directions). A guidepost to follow. Just as we use important […]
(see Authority Figures, Icons) A personal guide or guardian who either safeguards you in times of need or conveys important messages, most likely of a spiritual nature. Divine blessings and protection, especially if one covers you with its wings. In Christianity, angels are servants and messengers for God, often attending and defending believers in their […]
The primitive wildness within and a yearning to return to nature. A threatening animal reveals hidden aggression or unexpressed anger toward something or someone. Alternatively, this may mean that you personally feel threatened by someone perceived as predatory. Taming an animal: Bringing (or wishing to bring) yourself under greater control, especially characteristics like a hot […]