You may have a dream in which you are a child again and are being left at school, in a shop, in the street or park by your mother and running after her, perhaps not being able to reach her or not being heard. To be abandoned by a parent or carer in a dream—or to be separated from them so you feel lost and vulnerable—may represent a sense of not being wanted when you were young. This may not actually have been the case, but you may feel that way.
Alternatively, such a dream might also suggest that you are searching in waking life for the emotional freedom to be yourself and to be independent. On another level it may be pointing to your need to find guidance or help from others; many people have dreams of childhood abandonment after the death of a loved one.
If you are trying to attract your parents’ attention but they cannot hear you, such a dream may be saying that you feel neglected emotionally and you need to express your feelings and be understood by others.... The Element Encyclopedia
Vision: Seeing a bird: someone wants to cheat you. Seeing birds fly away: sadness and loneliness ahead. Seeing migratory birds in the sky: you are homesick or feel abandoned. Listening to birds singing: good news. Seeing predatory birds: your enemies are waiting for a chance to attack you.
A scarecrow means that you can t see many positive character traits in a person.
Depth Psychology: The bird is a symbol of intellectual flight, ideals, and intuition. But the dream also indicates your desire to solve financial matters. Your thoughts are fluttering about like a flock of birds—you can’t rest.
Dreaming of being air-born reflects erotic desires.
The scarecrow indicates negative character traits or a lack of affection—either your own or someone else’s. Self-deception and a very negative attitude toward life often play a great part. See Dove, Eagle, Owl, Raven.... Dreamers Dictionary
Career dreams often indicate the importance of work in daily life. Such dreams either imply that we take our careers too seriously, or that we should pay more attention to them. In any case, career dreams appear only when tension exists in this area. Less often, the career itself can be seen as a general symbol of wanting to get ahead.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
(Concern; Conscious; Watchful) Being too careful about something that does not call for extraordinary concern in a dream means hypocrisy, straying from the truth or forgetting the divine admonition ofthe Holy Qur’iin or any part of it.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreaming that you have not taken care of or have lost something can be interpreted in two ways. On one hand, it can be a warning that you are really not taking care of something important; but it can also be a sign of excessive concern that you feel for a particular object, work, or person. By making a detailed analysis of the dream and certain circumstances in the dreamer’s life, she will know how to interpret the message from her unconscious.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
You may dream of carers or being a carer yourself. Perhaps you are ill in your dream and no carer answers your cries for help? Or conversely, are there too many carers surrounding your bed? Does the carer give you the right kind of medicine or TLC? And who is the carer: a stranger, or someone you know and love? If you have dreams of carers or caring, such dreams may simply be reflecting your anxiety about becoming old and vulnerable. As we live longer, it is natural that issues of caring should show up more frequently in our dreams.
If you are a carer yourself, you may have dreams in which you are a terrible carer, and unwilling or unable to tend to your patient’s or loved one’s needs.
If this is the case, don’t take it literally; your dreams are simply letting you know what the repressed part of you feels and suggesting to you that it might be a good idea to find some outlet in waking life to let off steam.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Tender touch) In a dream, caressing a bird, a dog, a cat, a horse or a cow, etcetera, means having a soft heart, speaking gentle words, ability to draw people to oneself. Caressing someone during the daylight in a dream means slandering and backbiting him. Caressing a woman in a dream means that one will become a translator, or it could represent a frivolous person or someone who appeals to ludicrous people, or it could mean self-adulation or deficiency in one’s craftsmanship.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If your dream about a day care center featured children who were old enough to walk, it is a good omen of happiness in family affairs and/or school, whichever concerns you most.
If the children at the day care center were babies, the meaning depends on how they behaved.
If they were happy or cute, good things are coming to you through the help of friends. However, if the babies were ugly or in any way displeasing to you, look out for treachery in someone you trust. Helpless or sick babies are generally a warning of difficulties ahead, so be cautious in your friendship and love affairs.... My Dream Interpretation
It is a dream that brings back childhood memories.
If the environment is nice the dream can be interpreted as a need for warmth and shelter. If, however, the feeling is of being overwhelmed the dream indicates overprotection from someone very close in the dreamer’s life.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of paying a fare represent that you have to pay the price to have what you want in life, and that it is up to you to discern whether or not the price is too high or if its fair. See Money.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A fare-paying dream often occurs when one feels that past actions have not been paid for or taken into account. Before we can move on we must pay our dues and come to terms with them.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The suggested element contained in bidding farewell in a dream entails ultimate comfort. Wishing someone the best at parting means loss of status or job, divorce, death of a sick person, breaking of a partnership, loss in business, migrating from one country to another, or in general it could mean the reversal of one’s conditions. On the other hand, it is said that bidding farewell in a dream also means marriage reconciliation, or the changing of one’s conditions for the better.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you said good-bye to someone known to you, it signifies a coming break in a close relationship; if you said it to a stranger, it predicts a new friend; if someone said it to you, the forecast is of a change of residence or position.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
It always indicates the desire to make a major change in the dreamer’s life. Attention must be paid to the feeling that it produces. It may be nice to release old moorings and take a new direction; or it may be a painful farewell. When you say goodbye to yourself in dreams, the unconscious is reminding you of the need to move away from something or someone that hurts you, when you are reluctant to leave.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams that feature farewells or final goodbyes tend to have the same significance as dreams of bereavement.
If you were saying goodbye to someone in your dream, ask yourself if that relationship is coming to an end, at risk of coming to an end or whether you need to say goodbye to some aspect of your life that you connect with that person. Dreams in which a loved one recedes into the distance and eventually disappears from sight suggest feelings of grief mixed with resentment. On the other hand, dreams in which a loved one waves goodbye happily from a distance suggest you are reconciling yourself to the reality of your loss.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Banquet; Course; Meal) If one organizes and invites people to a food fare or a banquet in a dream, it means that he will spend money to establish a business, or that he will seek the help of someone against a rival.
If you dream of having foster parents, you should expect an appeal for help from some unanticipated quarter (probably a relative). However if you were a foster parent in your dream, your year ahead will be lucky for taking chances and making money.... My Dream Interpretation
This dream can indicate that you are taking charge of your situation, no matter how hard it is.
The act of “paying” shows the work of karma, and that every cause has its effect. Everything has a cost. For example, gluttony brings health problems; selfishness generates loneliness; and covetousness, spiritual poverty. Happiness is in the middle ground between belongings and austerity. You must accept things are not yours, everything you have the world has only lent to you. Often, when one has nothing is when one has everything.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of a scarecrow symbolize animosity at people that have trespassed over your emotional boundaries, or anger at yourself for having allowed this. Your dream is giving you the message to protect what is most sacred and precious to feel reassured that it is ok to fend off unwanted influence. See Boundary.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream that you are scared denotes that you are experiencing feelings of low self-worth and uselessness. You no longer hold power over some aspect of your life. You may feel rage towards someone or something.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Feeling scared in dreams signifies that your achievements may not be as successful as you had hoped. You are having anxieties in certain circumstances of your life, possibly related to people who you are not able to trust. However, your worries will be temporary and short-lived.
If you know exactly what scared you in your dream, check out that dream symbol in this dictionary to get an even deeper interpretation.... My Dream Interpretation
If, in your dream, you were part of a regiment, this may suggest that you feel safe in numbers, as a part of a crowd or group of people.
If you feel sorrow or guilt or resentment, this may reflect your attitude to the group of people you associate yourself with in waking life. Taking part in guerrilla actions suggests secret plans in waking life, whilst a preoccupation with a helmet and protective clothing may mirror a desire to ‘take cover’ in waking life. A dream in which an invasion takes place may be symbolic of an invasion of your space in waking life, either real or psychological.
If a tank appears in your battle, this is an aggressive phallic symbol. It can also suggest an attack on convention and an indiscriminate flattening of all those who stand in your way. The torpedo also symbolizes male sexuality but, unlike the tank, it delivers destruction by stealth. High-tech missiles, cannon, field guns and other forms of artillery also present variations on the phallic symbol. On the other hand, they may also symbolize obstacles or ‘hot shots’ you feel are against you as you pursue your goals. This may be particularly the case if you are a woman in a stereotypically male profession.
If an air raid takes place in your dream, this indicates emotional attack from people or feelings you have about the events around you. A bomb suggests an explosive situation or sudden events that have produced anxiety. It can also suggest your own anxiety.
If an underground mine figures in your dream, this can suggest bringing to consciousness potential and innate wisdom. A dream explosion with billowing clouds graphically mirrors the damaging consequences of exploding with pent-up fury or tension in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia