The oldest religious tradition on earth may well be Goddess worship, which some archaeologists trace back further than 30,000 years. It was certainly natural to worship the archetype of woman as the source of all life, especially in the age before male warriors replaced Her with their combative sky gods. The Goddess archetype in dreams can be inspiring as it embodies wisdom, guidance, physical grace, athletic prowess and sensuality.
If a particular goddess appears in your dream, study the specific qualities of that goddess and evaluate how much of your sense of self is reflected in one of those patterns. For example, Venus / Aphrodite: love and fertility; Diana / Artemis: nature and hunting; Minerva / Athena: strength, clear thinking; Ceres / Demeter: motherhood; Juno / Hera: queenship and partnership; Proserpina / Persephone: mysticism and mediumship; Sophia: wisdom... The Element Encyclopedia