2. Commitment, dedication.
3. If walking among a crowd, one feels admired. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. A symbol for life’s journey, chosen path.
3. Prosperity, ﬁnancial security. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you didn’t see the ocean but just walked quietly along the boardwalk, this symbolizes clearness of mind and progress towards your goals.... My Dream Interpretation
If it occurred in bed, it signifies coming abundance; in public, the forecast is of great financial success..
To observe feces on the street or step in them is an omen of sudden money luck.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(2) Going round in circles (without a centre) means not achieving anything. The important thing is to ask yourself why. The answer is almost certainly that you have been ‘barking up the wrong tree5, and the reason for this is almost certainly that your self-image is not an accurate one and needs correction or amplification.
(3) The circle may be a Vicious circle5, signifying that you are (or feel) trapped in a situation that can only get worse. However, this is not true; you can always break the seemingly inevitable chain of cause and effect by introducing a new cause, a new source of energy - derived from the unconscious.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
To dream that you are back in college, foretells you will receive distinction through some well favored work. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you had gone to college in your past, then this dream may be tapping into those past feelings and emotions. However, if you are currently in college, this dream may mirror your present experiences and environment. You may be feeling a lot of pressure and anxiety.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you are attending college or are back in college you will be successful or gain fame in some profession.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
2. Desire to get more respect. ... New American Dream Dictionary
Every character, object and building in your dream is symbolic of a part of yourself and your life. This one principle alone changes your entire view of dream interpretation.
It is a common mistake for people to misinterpret the people and objects in their dreams as the real thing. This is a big mistake! If I dream of Aunty Pat throwing a cream pie in my face, I certainly do not have to fear visiting her for Thanksgiving!
It is symbolic and Aunty Pat is a picture of a part of me. If Aunty pat is an aggressive woman that tends to dominate others, then she could represent my will in this dream. Identifying the characters in your dream is the very first step to gaining an understanding of what your dreams are saying.
In fact just by identifying your dream category and then identifying the symbols, you will already have an idea of what your dream is speaking about.
This goes for buildings, animals or any kind of object in your dream. If you dream that your house is being broken down, you do not need to rush out and buy more insurance. Your house is just a picture of your life.
This opens up a whole new world to you! Many common symbols crop up in our dreams and I will give you some interpretations for them later on. In fact, in my DAV Symbol Dictionary, I supply a comprehensive list of all the characters and scenarios and their interpretations.
2. Good is Great. Bad is...well...bad.
Understanding what the characters in your dream represent is just the first step. It is also very important to determine if that character is playing a positive or a negative role in your dreams.
This alone can turn your interpretation right around. If I dream that my house is being torn down, it can be positive or negative. If your house is being torn down so that something bigger can be built, it means that you are in a process of growing spiritually and mentally in your life right now.
However if your house is being bombed by terrorists or torn down by a storm, it means that you are facing some severe attack in your life right now and that you are falling apart.
Do you see what I mean? In both cases...once again the house is a symbol of your life. It does not speak of your actual house and you do not need to fear a sudden invasion of terrorists ok?
3. Everything is About You
It’s your dream. It’s your life. It’s about YOU!
Another big mistake that people make is that they think if they dream of someone else that the dream is for that person. It’s a bit ridiculous actually. If you dream that your co‐worker falls pregnant, I would certainly not rush to them and announce the good news!
Not only will you be wrong, but every time you head for the coffee machine the other co‐workers might suddenly find a reason to be somewhere else...
Hmmm, I get the feeling that some folks reading this might have made this mistake a few times. Not to worry though! There is hope.
Keep in mind that because the characters in your dream are a picture of yourself, the dream is a message for you. These dreams are a depiction of what is going on inside of you right now and often also refer to events that happened in the past.
Either way, you are the star of this show and it’s all about YOU!
4. Identifying the Message
It is important to remember that an internal dream has a single message. If your dream has lots of characters and scene changes, then it is a garbage dream and does not have an interpretation.
By identifying the symbols in your dreams and determining if they are given in a positive or negative context, you are armed with everything you need to identify the message.
To show you how simple this is, I am going to take a few of the dreams posted on our Dreams and Visions forum and I am going to break it down for you.
I will be using the entries from the DAV Dictionary so that you can see exactly how to use it.... Dreampedia
2. Independence, self-sufﬁciency.
3. Admiration for others. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If they turn into glass in the dream, it means that he will die shortly.
If he sees his legs crossed in a dream, it means that he has neared the term of his live, or that he is going to face a major challenge in his life, or that 252 he is a liar. Ifone sees the thighs ofawoman he recognizes in the dream, it means that he will marry that woman or a friend of hers. Hairy legs in a dream mean debts, or that one may die in a prison.
If one sees his leg twisted in a dream, it means that he will commit adultery. Legs in a dream also represent man’s wealth or his livelihood. In that sense, if one’s legs turn into iron in a dream, it represents a lasting prosperity. Ifhis legs turn into wood in a dream, it means that he will grow weaker and unable to earn for himself.
If one’s legs become glass or pottery in a dream, it means that he may die shortly, and that his property and wealth will be distributed to his heirs.
If one finds his leg shorter than usual in a dream, it means that he will lose some of his money.
If one walks on one foot in a dream, it means that he will lose half of his wealth. Ifboth legs are amputated in a dream, it means that he will lose everything he has.
If one’s leg seems fat in the dream, it denotes a good financial standing, or it could mean buying a good car, or receiving a pleasing gift.
If a woman sees herself having hairy legs in a dream, it means humiliation or a trick that she will play before her husband, or that her private life will become public knowledge, or that she will receive spiritual guidance after that she lived in heedlessness.
A leg in a dream also denotes hardships.
If one sees his legs banded or tide together in a dream, it means fear, poverty and adversities. Exposing one’s legs in a dream means abandoning prayers, and it could mean humiliation. Legs in a dream also signify writing, admonition, advice, reading a book, wisdom, one’s rank, pleasure, pitfalls, fault in advising, or wrong interpretation of religious matters.
(Also see Foot; Thigh)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
It is also a symbol of your attitude toward life and, particularly, to being grounded.
In psychoanalysis in the past, the leg was considered a sexual symbol: a beautiful leg meant satisfying intercourse; a broken leg was a symbol of adultery (today this is probably less appropriate).... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If someone is pulling your leg, then they are lying to you.
If you dream that you don’t have legs, then this dream reflects that you don’t have a leg to stand on, that you are releasing your feelings of powerlessness and insecurity. See Body.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you are unable to move your legs in your dream, you may have financial troubles.
To dream of having only one leg, or having an artifical leg, it means you are representing yourself falsely to friends.
If your dream strongly features someone else’s leg, you are envious of a friend in some way.
If you dream of having hairy legs, it’s time for you to reshape your thinking or change your goals. You need to eliminate unwanted thoughts and habits that are holding you back.... My Dream Interpretation
If your legs are weak, then you may be feeling emotionally vulnerable.
If you see the legs of someone else in your dream, this may indicate your admiration for them. Perhaps you need to adopt some of the attitudes of this person.
If your legs are wounded or crippled, this signifies an inability to stand up for yourself. Perhaps you are lacking courage and refuse to make a stand.
If one leg is shorter than another in your dream, this suggests some kind of imbalance in your life. You are placing too much emphasis on one thing and ignoring other important aspects of your life.
If you have three legs in your dream, then perhaps you have taken on too many responsibilities.
According to ancient dream lore, if you have a wooden leg in your dream, you will have many new worries. Bear in mind leg-related idioms such as: legless, didn’t have a leg to stand on, can’t stand up for myself, ball and chain on my legs.
To see thighs in your dream indicates strength and endurance, and it refers to your ability to make things happen. To dream of your knees indicates feelings of inadequacy and vulnerability. You may have taken on more than you can handle. To see your calves in your dream suggests movement and versatility, and your ability to jump from situation to situation. It can also suggest that you are involved with someone who is needy and over-dependent. To dream about your ankles indicates that you are seeking support and direction in your life. Ask yourself where you want to be headed. Bear in mind the phrase ‘Achilles heel’; could dream of heels be referring to your vulnerability or a particular weakness?... The Element Encyclopedia
To see someone else wearing (or putting on) leggings relates to some romantic situation - you may be jealous of someone or worry about getting/keeping somebody’s interest in you.
If you dream your leggings are ripped or dirty, you are experiencing trouble in some important relationship.... My Dream Interpretation
(Also see Masjid; Mosque; Scholars)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream that you are made of Lego means you are searching for comfort and security. Or, you may feel like someone is toying with your emotions.... My Dream Interpretation
To see misshapen legs, denotes unprofitable occupations and ill-tempered comrades.
A wounded leg, foretells losses and agonizing attacks of malaria.
To dream that you have a wooden leg, denotes that you will bemean yourself in a false way to your friends.
If ulcers are on your legs, it signifies a drain on your income to aid others.
To dream that you have three, or more, legs, indicates that more enterprises are planned in your imagination than will ever benefit you.
If you can’t use your legs, it portends poverty.
To have a leg amputated, you will lose valued friends, and the home influence will render life unbearable.
For a young woman to admire her own legs, denotes vanity, and she will be repulsed by the man she admires.
If she has hairy legs, she will dominate her husband.
If your own legs are clean and well shaped, it denotes a happy future and devoted friends.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To have one’s legs knocked out from under one’ means loss of confidence and urge to carry on with life. Although we may depend upon someone like a partner or parent for support, or work or position for self value, ultimately the legs represent our own emotional or conceptual support system. So we may be considering what sense we have of our own value when trying to understand leg(s) in our dream. See left; right; lame. Feet: foundation; to have ‘one’s feet on the ground’; to be well or badly grounded’; fundamental issue in our life. Idioms: put one’s foot in it; feet of clay; let the grass grow under your feet. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If she has much hair on her legs, she will be the leader in all family matters.... The Complete Dream Book
To dream that you have lost your legs or become crippled indicates that you are afraid of losing control over the direction of your life. You may be struggling with a lack of courage or the ability to stand up for yourself.
To dream of losing just one leg, or having one leg shorter than the other, indicates a lack of balance in your life. You may also be pursuing a path half heartedly, still carrying doubts about your choices. Standing up on two legs is often cited as a symbol of the difference between a human and an animal.
To dream that you cannot stand on your legs may also represent a feeling that you have lost a high position in life. You may have become controlled by animal desires, or you may feel that others are treating you with less respect than you deserve.
To dream that you have more than two legs represents divided interests. Each leg may try to pull you in opposite directions and you feel torn between possible actions. You may have taken on too many tasks at work and are struggling to keep up with conflicting responsibilities.
To dream of crossed legs symbolizes a barrier between you and others. This barrier may be emotional or intellectual, indicating closed mindedness.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
The calf represents speed and control.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Positive: Before the days of airplanes and cars, your best bet was to find yourself a healthy horse or if you could not afford it, your legs just had to do! • Your legs speak of your ability to get yourself from one place to another. Your very will to push ahead. As humans we continually strive forward.
• This scripture could not said it any better: • Psalms 147:10 He delights not in the strength of the horse: he takes not pleasure in the legs of a man.
• When this ability is submitted to the Lord, we are able to run the race (Heb 12:1) that He has set before us. However when you leave the Lord out of it, you will find yourself becoming tripped up.
• If you dream of your legs being strengthened, it means that the Lord is going to strengthen your ability to get the job done! He has set a race before you and He intends for you to win it, but with His help!
Only those that have been through it understand the concept of a “leg- breaking” experience. In training the prophets, we try to familiarize them with it as soon as possible.
It is a process where the Lord continually tries to bring a certain area to death in you.
• The Leg-Breaking Experience • However as you continue to push through on your own and try to do things your own way, you end up like these two poor fellows: • John 19:32 Then the soldiers came, and broke the legs of the first, and of the other one who was crucified with him.
• You will note that Jesus legs were not broken. He knew when to yield and He gave up His spirit willingly.
If you dream that your legs are being broken, it means that the Lord is going to bring your will to complete death • The pressure will come from circumstances and the world, just as the Roman soldiers were the olds to break the legs of the thieves.
• Lame Legs • To be lame means that your will has been taken away from you. You have given up on life and you do not try to push forward any longer. This is quite negative and is a very good picture of someone who has fallen into depression.
• Proverbs 26:7 The legs of the lame are of no use: so [is] a parable in the mouth of fools.
• Jesus took time during His ministry to heal the lame and is still doing it today. No matter how weak you feel or how much has been taken from you, the Lord is here to restore you to full strength!
Ankle, Back, Feet.... The Way of Dreams and Visions
(1) Having strong legs may symbolize being strongly supported, confident.
(2) Weak, unsteady legs may suggest a lack of grounding or firm foundation, a lack of centredness.
(3) For the symbolism of direction of movement, see Left, Right / Left.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If in the dream you see yourself without your lower extremities, it is a sign that you have little confidence in your possibilities when it comes time to take on any venture. On the contrary, to see yourself with strong legs denotes confidence in yourself.
According to the traditional interpretation, if in the dream you have a wooden leg, it predicts new concerns. Fortunately, this dream is very uncommon.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A broken leg is an indication of something that is inhibiting your powerful movement through life that will eventually heal. Legs that are too weak to support you indicate a moment when you are unable to give yourself the foundation you need.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Lemon This dream urges you to continue forward despite difficulties, since you can still learn from unpleasant and bitter events if you know how to juice them.
The sour taste of its juice and the roughness of its peel make this a symbol of betrayal, deception, and bitterness. To drink a refreshing lemonade is an omen of success and unexpected earnings.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If your dream letters remain unopened, this may represent missed opportunities.
If the letter is black around the edges, this may refer to your feelings about death.
If the letter is from a particular person, this suggests specific feelings or thoughts concerning the person the letter is from.
If you get to read the letter in your dream, try to see if the text has any bearing on your waking life.
If the letter came from abroad, you may be thinking of traveling or are thinking of someone who lives abroad. To dream of writing a letter may tell you of the need to communicate information to someone; a dream of writing several letters may tell you that there are many people you wish to make contact with.
If you dream of sending a letter, this may be a prompt to contact the person to whom you are posting the letter or to impart information to them.
Incomprehensible or unintelligible letters may suggest frustration at being unable to solve some problem. A letter that turns out to be a blank page is a clear sign that you should stop waiting for other people to take the initiative and take the initiative yourself. An anonymous letter can be a message from your unconscious that you need to slow down and reflect on your actions in waking life. While handwriting in a dream letter can reveal personal feelings or communications, a typewritten or word-processed communication implies a more impersonal communication.
Dreams of sending a telegram may occur during times of stagnation or routine in your professional life and may serve as an urgent stimulus to change. Alternatively, dreaming of receiving a telegram may express an urgent yearning to make contact with someone. Because of their indiscreet and fun nature, dreaming of postcards may suggest that you need to be more open with those around you. According to Freud, parcels may symbolize female sexuality.
If you are excited about opening a parcel, this may suggest the heady thrill of a new relationship, but if you do not want to open a parcel, this may express a fear of intimacy with others.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream that you are moving suggests that you want to change your way of thinking or modify your habits. The unconscious is telling you to undergo a major renovation. Of course, this implies abandoning certain aspects of the past.
If you sit around waiting, you will never find what you’re looking for.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
2- The way we move in dreams can indicate a great deal about our acceptance of ourselves.
For instance, to be moving briskly would suggest an easy acceptance of the necessity for change, whereas being moved - such as on sonic kind of moving walkway would signify being moved by outside circumstances or at the wish of other people.
3- A movement towards Spiritual Acceptance can be undertaken when the time is considered to be right.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For instance, to be moving briskly would suggest an easy acceptance of the necessity for change, whereas being moved – such as on some kind of moving walkway – would signify being moved by outside circumstances or at the wish of other people.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If they feature in your dreams they could be urging you to take a risk and challenge yourself or convention in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
The myths of the ancient Greeks and Romans survive because the human characteristics they represent are universal: love, lust, anger, fear, greed and so on. Such human characteristics are the basic stuff of the stories the ancients dreamed up, and, according to Jungians, these myths lie deep in our unconscious. The personalities of myth may only be recognized by those who study them but, by recognizing their characteristics and studying them, you can learn a lot about yourself. Any character that appears prominently in your dream will be worth measuring against the mythological figure it closely resembles.
The following are some of the most well-known myths and legends, but the list is by no means comprehensive.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Also see Nasal mucus)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The apparently intuitive information in some dreams, when investigated, can be traced to an unconscious insight into the language of the living body. We all have this ability to understand body language, but it seems to be something which is inherited from past times before verbal language. It therefore remains a largely unconscious ability. In our dreams, however, it is a major factor in how the dream is structured.
If you cannot find a satisfying description below, imagine yourself making the movement or posture in the dream to see if you can define what the feeling quality is, or what you are saying non-verbally. It can often be of value to make the movement or take up the posture physically instead of in the imagination. By comparing the movement/posture with another one, it can help to clarify its quality.
Example: Marilyn was expenencing emotional pain connected with her impending divorce. Marilyn had dreamt of seeing a dinosaur standing in her path, devounng all who approached it. We explored it by having Marilyn find a body posture and movements which for her expressed the feeling of the dinosaur. In doing so Marilyn did not sense anger or aggression, but she did feel like a predator which always had to take to gain her own needs. This feeling immediately reminded her of her family life as a child. She remembered when she was sent shopping as a very young child of three or four; as well as buying what she had been asked, she purchased some sweets for herself. When she arrived home she was treated as if she had done a terrible thing, and that was where she began to feel like a predator. It seemed to her as if her own needs were always gained at the expense of someone else.
‘With this awareness, she could now see that the dinosaur standing iti her path clearly related to her present situation. Bargaining to gain a realistic share of the house and property jointly owned by her husband and herself, felt to her as if she were gaining her needs at his expense, like a predator. That made her feel so awful, she was almost ready to allow her husband to take all, leaving her without house or money to start again. Her awareness of where the feelings arose from, and the unrealistic pan they played in her life, allowed her to relate to the situation with less pain and more wisdom’ (from Mind and Movement, Tony Crisp). ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If someone else is removing it we should reassess our need for whatever it represents.
A removal as in changing location suggests that we need change in our lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The interpretation if it is deliberate will suggest that we are rejecting some aspect of our waking life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Vision: Running on healthy legs means success in life. Swollen legs are a sign of difficulties and stagnation. Breaking a leg: be prepared for financial losses or being reprimanded at the job.
A leg being amputated means inhibition and frustration in a present situation; either you are “stuck” or asked to wait and be patient. Dreaming about running: you are very ambitious, in a hurry to reach your goal, or running away from something!
Depth Psychology: Legs symbolize everything that has to do with the road and your life’s journey. Are you well grounded? Will your legs carry you the distance? Do you need “crutches”? Are you limping? Are you insured? Looking at a woman’s legs expresses sexual needs; hairy legs are a sign of masculinity or unexpected surprises. Unshapely or thin legs: completing a project is going to be difficult. See Foot.... Dreamers Dictionary
See also Blasphemy, Profanity, Curse, etc.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
2. If sidewalk is in good condition, one’s life path is perceived as easy. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If the sidewalk is straight, then it represents the straight and narrow road.
If you dream of walking on the sidewalk, then this represents a safe place, perhaps the straight and narrow road that signifies safety in the midst of a hectic life, and that you are paving the way to your success. See Road.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If the sidewalk is cracked, then minor and temporary setbacks are keeping you from achieving your goals. You may need to make some changes in your life.... My Dream Interpretation
If you step onto a sidewalk in dreams it can symbolize a job promotion. However, this symbol may also mean the opposite of what seems to manifest at first sight. Thus, if in a dream you walk on a sidewalk, you must not trust in the security you felt before; you could soon go through a difficult period. On the other hand, stepping off the sidewalk indicates that you are about to lose your current position.
If you act quickly, you still have time to rectify this.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The sidewalk is a similar symbol for your movement through your community, but at a more intimate level. It also represents the limits placed on you as you move about the world by being told where you must walk, so in this way it is symbolic of social restrictions. What you are doing in relation to the sidewalk in your dream is reflecting your relationship with these limitations and social conventions.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If this area is damaged or suppressed, humans or animals make full muscular movements in connection with what is dreamt. He observed that cats would stalk, crouch and spring at imaginary prey. These very imponant findings suggest a number of things.
The unconscious process behind dreaming, apan from creating a non-volitional fantasy, can also reproduce movements we have not consciously decided upon. This shows we have at least two centres of will which can direct body and mental processes. Christopher Evans, linking with the work of Nicholas Humphrey at Cambridge University, sees the movements of dreaming cats as expressions of survival ‘programs’ in the biological computer. These ‘programs’ or strategies for survival need to be replayed in order not only to keep in practice, but also to modify them in connection with the influx of extra experience and information. In the human realm, our survival strategies and the way we relate to our social, sexual, marriage and work roles may also be replayed and modified in our dreaming.
Such movements are not linked simply to survival or social programs’.
An important aspect of dreaming is releasing painful emotions or trauma, and moving toward psychological growth. Also, the process producing these movements does not keep strictly to the realm of sleep.
It is observable that many muscular spasms, ticks, or unwilled waking movements arise from this source—the will’ of the unconscious—attempting to release trauma or initiate a necessary programme of psychological growth. That such dream’ activities as spontaneous movement or verbalisation should occur during waking would appear to suggest that a dream must occur with them. Research shows this is unlikely. It does however show that a dream may be imagery produced to express this mental, muscular, emotional ‘self regulation’.
The imagery may not be necessary if the process is consciously experienced.
Because the self-regulatory process produces spontaneous movements, emotions and verbalisation, it is likely there is a connection between it and many ancient religious practices such as pentecostalism, shaktipat in India, subud in Indonesia and seitai in Japan. These are forms of psychotherapy practised by other cultures. They create an environment in which practitioners can allow spontaneous movement and fantasy while awake. Because consciousness is then involved, and can co-operate with the self-regulating or healing activities of the unconscious, such practice can lead to better health and utilisation of unconscious functions.
The older religious forms of this practice relied on belief systems of spirits or gods. Once the connection between these practices and the dream is realised, much in them which was obscure becomes understandable. In my book Mind and Movement I explain the connection between the dream process, self regulatory healing, extended perception and waking consciousness. See abreaction; sleep walking; dream as therapist and healer. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If the child is agitated, excited or acting in a manner to injure themselves during the sleep walking, then it may be a sign of emotional distress.
The same applies to adults. Many sleep walkers perform complex acts without coming to harm.
A young Ponsmouth boy drove his father’s car 27 miles before waking in Southampton.
The police checked his story and did not charge him. But sometimes severe injury is inflicted either upon themselves or others. During a dream phone-in on London Broadcasting Company, a man told me his experience of smashing through a glass window, cutting an artery and nearly bleeding to death. In America and England homicidal acts have been committed while the person claimed to be sleepwalking, and the people involved were acquitted of murder.
Because of such powerful activity during sleep, many people who experience this type of sleep walking are worried about what they might do to a partner sleeping next to them.
In most cases one wakes as the contact is made, or the involved person wakes one, but the element of risk cannot be denied. Where such worry exists, hope can be gained by understanding what was observed with many men who began to sleep walk after war combat. In their cases the movements, speech and emotions were observably connected with trauma occurring during their war experience.
The self regulatory process in dreams was thereby attempting to release the tension, horror or emotional pain of the events. Where these emotions could be met consciously, perhaps with the help of a psychotherapist, the sleep movements stopped. This suggests that dramatic activity while sleep walking has similar roots, and can be dealt with. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If so, try to seek the people and activities that can give your life more purpose and a deeper meaning.... My Dream Interpretation
To decend them, you may look for misfortune.
To fall down them, you are threatened with unexpected failure in your affairs. See Stairs. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If the steps lead upward it can symbolize a hard journey.
If the steps move downward it can symbolize the path to death, Prov. 5:5... Christian Dream Symbols
1- Steps in dreams almost invariably suggest an effort made to succeed. Going up steps suggests trying to make things better and improve them, whereas going down means going either into the past or the subconscious.
2- Steps represent changes in awareness within a project, quite literally the steps necessary. Steps also represent communication of a progressive kind.
3- There is still perceived to be a hierarchical structure in spiritual progression. We can achieve certain things at a certain level. We must extensively refine each level before moving on to the next.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If this is the case, the stepsiblings in your dreams are acting as both character aspects of your personality as well as reflections of your archetypal consciousness as defined by the family.
(See Family Members, Siblings.) ... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
According to Freud, sexual organs. According to Jung, the collective world of awareness.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To send a telegram is a sign that you will be estranged from some one holding a place near you, or business will disappoint you.
If you are the operator sending these messages, you will be affected by them only through the interest of others.
To see or be in a telegraph office, foretells unfortunate engagements. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. An urgent message is trying to get through—usually from a friend, often from one level of consciousness to another. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2- Previously, telegrams were messages of celebration or bad news.
For many; that image is still retained in dreams.
For instance, to receive a telegram of wedding congratulations may- link with the dreamer’s wish to be married. On the other hand, a telegram bearing bad news may be alerting us to something of which we arc alrcadv aware on a subconscious level.
3- Any communication received in writing is to do with making knowledge, in this ease spiritual knowledge, tangible.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To send a telegram foretells disappointments at home or in business.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
It is very important to remember where you were walking to and if the walk was difficult or not.
The way we move in dreams, or the means of transportation, may represent how efficiently we maneuver and progress on our own personal life journey. Also, is the means of transportation appropriate for the journey? For example, are you walking to your neighbor’s house or across the desert? Jung thought that if in your dream you are walking to no specific destination, it may represent a personal search and a succession of changes that one experience in life. In order to understand the dream, consider if you were walking around aimlessly or were swiftly going to a particular destination?... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
A dark walkway may point to helplessness.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If the act of walking is somehow emphasized in a dream, the dream might be alluding to the meaning of an idiom, such as to “walk out” on some situation, “walk on eggshells,” “walk on air,” “walk a thin line,” “walk all over someone,” “walk a tightrope,” or “walk and chew gum.”... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If you have trouble using the walkie talkie, you need to get over your fear of speaking your mind.... My Dream Interpretation
To walk in pleasant places, you will be the possessor of fortune and favor.
To walk in the night brings misadventure, and unavailing struggle for contentment.
For a young woman to find herself walking rapidly in her dreams, denotes that she will inherit some property, and will possess a much desired object. See Wading. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Commentary on the pace that one is conducting one’s life at; the faster one walks, the greater the pace and corresponding stress.
3. If competing against other walkers, one’s position or standing in the race is revelatory, and if one keeps walking, then one’s feeling is that the problems will be solved.
4. To walk at night says that a person is willing to take chances. ... New American Dream Dictionary
The meaning of walking in a dream implies an expression of meekness and submissiveness before one’s Lord, and it could mean seeking to earn one’s livelihood. Jogging in a dream means victory over one’s enemy. Walking backward in a dream means reversing one’s decision, cancelling a commitment, or it could represent corruption in one’s religious practices. Struttingor prancing in a dream represents an ugly state of mind that is coupled with evil actions. Falling down over one’s face during walking in a dream means loss of benefits in this world and in the next. Tripping while walking in a dream means exposure of one’s ills, and suffering the consequences of wrongdoing.
To cause someone to trip while walking in a dream means ridiculing him, or delivering him a humiliating blow.
To walk earnestly and steadily in a dream represents one’s good intention. Travelling on foot in a dream means facing danger. Walking while bowing one’s head in a dream means longevity, or it could mean recovering from a long illness. Walking over the clouds in a dream means rain. Walking with a cane in a dream means old age, or an illness which will require the help of a cane. Hopping on one foot in a dream means losing half of one’s wealth. Having several feet in a dream means losing one’s sight.
If the governor sees himself having many feet in a dream, it means that he will be impeached from his office.
If one sees inanimate objects such as a tree, a rock or a mountain walking in a dream, it represents major adversities and plagues.
The movement of inanimate objects in a dream also means being dogmatic about one’s spiritual stand. Walking like animals in a dream means emulating ignorant people, seeking the unattainable, or being a hypocrite, unless if the animal is permissible for food, then such style of walking means offering good deeds.
(Also see Jogging; Prancing; Sound of walking; Strutting; Tripping)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If two people are walking together in a dream it symbolizes complete agreement, Amos 3:3... Christian Dream Symbols
If the path is strewn with branches and other brush, you will experience hardships. However, if you manage to get through the debris then you will overcome all your adversaries and make your fortune.
To walk in the night hours brings with it much discontent.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
To be walking purposefully suggests we know where we are going.
To be wandering aimlessly suggests we need to create goals for ourselves.
To take pleasure in the act of walking is to return to the innocence of the child.
To be using a walking stick is to recognise our need for support and assistance from others.
2- Walking may be used as a relaxation from stress, and it is this significance which often comes up in dreams.
If we are alone then our walk can be silent and contemplative.
If it is in company, then we can communicate and converse without fear of interruption.
3- A spiritual walk is a journey of exploration into realms we do not know.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
T: The act of walking in a dream always represents your life at present. Where are you headed (see Four Points of the Compass)? What do you see? See Path, Street. Are you healthy? See Foot. What have you planned for the future? Analyze this dream carefully because it will provide good insight and tell you if your life is “moving’’ in the right direction!... Dreamers Dictionary
If the path is strewn with briars and other brush, you will experience hardships but if you manage to get through them then you will overcome all your adversaries and make your fortune.
To walk in the night hours brings with it much discontent.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If we are alone in our dream then our walk can be silent and contemplative.
If it is in company, then we are able to communicate and converse with anyone without fear of interruption.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To be walking purposefully suggests we know where we are going.
To be wandering aimlessly suggests we need to create goals for ourselves.
To take pleasure in the act of walking is to return to the innocence of the child.
To be using a walking stick is to recognize our need for support and assistance from others.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To walk in pleasant places, you will be the possessor of fortune and favor.
To dream of walking in the night brings bad luck and times when your feelings are not reciprocated.
To dream of walking on water means that you have supreme control over your emotions. Alternatively, it may symbolize faith in yourself.... My Dream Interpretation
If you shake dust away from your shoes as you are walking, this suggests that you are breaking successfully from the past. Dust is a symbol of the earth and if you are gathering dust on your clothes, shoes or in your hands as you walk, you may be thinking about the approaching of old age. A dream limp may suggest your movement is being crippled or restricted in some way in waking life.
Always consider how you were moving in a dream and try to make the connection to your attitude in waking life at present. Are you walking purposely in your dream and do you know where you are heading? If you can answer positively to both of these questions, this suggests a sense of direction and purpose in life. The opposite is true if you are lost.
If you were skipping or dancing, you are feeling carefree but if you are dragging your feet, this may suggest reluctance. Tripping or stumbling suggests making a mistake; jumping, taking a short cut; crawling, humiliation or extreme hardship. And if you could not move at all, your dreaming mind may be reflecting your sense of being at a complete standstill in your waking life as a result of your indecision.
Running in a dream suggests impatience to reach a destination. It can also indicate a desire to please others or to run away from them. See also ACCIDENTS, ACTION AND ADVENTURES.... The Element Encyclopedia
If you are agile, this suggests you are coping well.
If movements flow, you feel in harmony with your emotions and your sexuality. If, however, you get stuck, feel stiff and cannot move easily, this could indicate that your personal development is held back by anxieties and fears. To dream you are walking is probably a comment on the pace of your waking life, and how well you are coping with all your responsibilities.
If you are walking confidently, it could indicate that you are in control and taking things in your stride. Consider your destination. Do you know what it is?
To dream that you are walking at night signifies discontent.
If you are limping, this refers to a lack of balance in some area in your life. Perhaps you feel that you are giving more than you are getting back at work, or in a particular relationship. To dream that you are marching suggests teamwork, or the need to involve yourself more with other people in order to achieve results.
If you were running or racing and keeping up with the others, this is a positive sign, but if you were falling behind or trying and failing to win a race, you need to rethink your schedule in daily life to relieve some of the pressures on you.
When specific activities appear in a dream, you might also need to consider whether or not you are filling your waking hours with productive and positive activities. It may be that changes need to be made. For example, if you dream of running, this could simply indicate your need to exercise more. Alternatively, it could suggest that you are exercising too much, and need to get balance back into your life.
See also AMBITION AND SUCCESS; LEISURE.... The Element Encyclopedia
Make sure windows are closed and, if stairs are a hazard, doors locked. If you’re really worried about your sleepwalking, seek advice from your doctor and if someone you know is sleepwalking don’t try to wake them—just guide them quietly and gently back to bed.... Dreampedia
To walk on water, whether it is an ocean or a river in a dream also denotes good spiritual standing, religious assiduousness and strong faith, certitude and determination.
(Also see Riuer; Water)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you use one in walking, you will be dependent upon the advice of others.
To admire handsome ones, you will entrust your interest to others, but they will be faithful. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you don’t like the music, the dream foretells family troubles.... My Dream Interpretation