A bedspread represents the outer expression of your sexuality and beauty. Whether floral or tailored, it may express a great deal about sexual taste and what you may be looking for sexually... Ariadne's Book of Dream
When bread is made from bleached flour in a dream, it means blessed earnings and a comfortable life. When it is made with unbleached flour in a dream, it means disturbances in one’s life.
It is said that each loafof bread represents forty years of one’s life. Each loafofbread also may represent money in denominations of tens, hundreds or thousands, all relative to the financial standing of the person in the dream, or the type of work he performs. Whole wheat bread, barley bread or sweet bread made with honey or sugar in a dream means rising prices. Eating bread with its crusts in a dream is like eating honey with its beeswax. Oven fresh bread when eaten in one’s dream is best. Bread in a dream represents woman’s chastity. Bread made with bleached flour means living a clean life, having pure knowledge, or a beautiful wife.
If a student sees himself distributing bread among poor people in a dream, it means that he will attain his goals and succeed in his studies.
If he is a preacher, it means that people are accepting his admonitions and advice. Otherwise, ifhe sees people crowding over him to get their bread in the dream, it means that people will seek what he has to offer. In that case, his position is better than theirs, for the giving hand is better than the receiving one.
If one sees a deceased person offering him a piece of bread in a dream, it means that he will receive unexpected money from an unsolicited source. Ifone sees bread hanging in the skies, over the roofs or hanging down from trees in a dream, it means rising prices and the same interpretation applies for all commodities.
If he sees bread scattered on the ground and people walking over it in a dream, it means prosperity in that land which leads to vanity.
A good looking loaf of bread represents one’s good religious stand, otherwise it means the opposite. Bakingbread in a dream means working for one’s livelihood. Seeing squandered loaves of bread and not eating from them in the dream means meeting with brothers one has not seen for a long time. Having a loaf of bread baked with coarsely grounded grains in the dream means living a comfortable life, though with insignificant religious attendance.
If it is a loaf of barley bread in the dream, it means a strenuous life, though well managed. Corn bread, chick peas bread or millet bread means tight financial conditions and rising prices.
If one is given a piece of dried bread in a dream, it indicates the near end of his life.
A loaf of bread in a dream means marriage for an unwed person, and for a craftsman, it means progress in his trade. As for a ruler or ajudge, a well baked loafof bread in a dream represents hisjustice. Small loaves of bread in a dream represent a short life, while large loaves mean longevity. Eating a hot loaf of bread means hypocrisy, because the effect of the oven’s heat is still in it. Eating bread without a meal means a sickness or dying alone. Eating from a loaf of bread which is halfbaked in a dream means that one may suffer from high fever.
If a poor person eats sweet bread or a cake in a dream, it means sickness or loss of what he maybe expecting to receive. Eating the thin variety of rock baked bread in a dream means increase in one’s earnings.
A thin loaf of bread in a dream also could mean a short life. Holding two loaves of bread in a dream means marrying two sisters, one after the other. Eating simultaneously from two loaves of bread, one in each hand in a dream also means a marriage to two sisters. Eating pretzels in a dream means adopting a good health diet. Stale bread in a dream means inexpensive or shoddy prices. Dough in a dream means debts or loans.
A flying loaf of bread with two wings means high prices. Eating a flat loaf of bread, or a loaf of pita bread in a dream means easy living or prosperity. Eating a bun in a dream denotes a decent financial stability. In a dream, a loaf of bread also represents little money or little earnings, or a small wage.
As a food, bread is a fundamental part of most diets. In poverty bread is the filler, and in jail the prisoner receives bread and water to keep from starvation. In Christianity, Christ is the bread of life, and in popular jargon bread is used to refer to money. Crossculturaly in both physical and metaphysical references, bread is the basic sustenance of life. As a dream symbol it is rich in both meaning and message.
The bread in your dreams could represent those positive and wonderful things that you have learned in your life’s journey. It could be symbolic of good and most basic things in your life which will yield positive benefits in the future.
The bread in your dream could be spiritually symbolic; it could represent a profound communion or connection with others and with God. Consider the details of your dream before interpreting, but know that bread has positive universal symbolism and that this dream should bring with it a level of positive feelings and peace.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The essence or “manna” of life. In this interpretation, eating bread becomes a way of accepting spiritual gifts.
Financial concerns. In most cultures, bread is a symbol of providence. Kinship, especially if shared with another (e.g., “breaking bread together”).
Miracles and divine providence: Besides the story of Jesus with the loaves and fishes, Moses in the wilderness, and the Christian Host, bread was involved in many types of ancient spells for continued sustenance.
Various types of bread may have specific significance as well.
For example, pretzels are a solar wheel, unleavened bread represents haste, and hot cross buns symbolize the spring equinox, a time of renewed hope.... The Language of Dreams
Having a loaf of bread delivered in your dreams may suggest the arrival of some real dough or money. Bread represents spiritual fulfillment and the embodiment of Christ light or Christ-like qualities.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Symbol: Bread represents essential human nourishment in every culture.
Vision: Seeing fresh-baked bread: a sure sign of good luck— and possibly good friends visiting. Watching others eat bread: you envy other people.
If you are baking bread: your efforts will be successful. Eating stale or hard bread means great difficulties need to be overcome. Offering bread to others: you are looking for a good friend. See Baking.
Depth Psychology: Bread is an everyday item, but it is also holy.
It is always a symbol of “the food of life” and may be spiritual (Christian Holy Communion) or simply a wish for more social contact and more friends.... Dreamers Dictionary
Bread has always been symbolic of life itself. In its highest aspect it is considered to be spiritual nourishment – manna. It can also represent the need to share spiritual knowledge.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: If the bread is out of the ordinary or has an unusual taste, we may be unsure of what we really need out of life. We may not be following the most productive course of action in our lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
We are looking at our experiences and our basic needs. Unleavened breads, such as chappatis, matzos, pancakes and tortillas, have symbolic importance in a number of religions. Fancy breads can show a recognition of cultural diversity.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If the bread in your dream was dark, stale, and/ or hard, you can expect a sudden outcrop of annoying family worries; however, if it was fresh, white, and tasty, your future is secure, which is also the case if you dreamed of baking the bread yourself.
See also Bake and Eating.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Fellowship; communion with others in awareness that we are all a part of God’s body. Body as the temple of God; process of learning life’s lessons through staff of life or God awareness. Meditation or communion with God is the bread of life, the realization of our oneness with all things.... The Dream Books Symbols
Bread represents food in general, as well as effort; as the Bible teaches: “You earn your bread by the sweat of your brow.” Therefore, when it appears in dreams, it always represents essential aspects of us. Giving bread to someone reveals your capacity for forgiveness and your desire to share.
If you dream of having only bread to eat, it means that you feel poor inside. Similarly you must pay attention to the form in which it appears in your dreams, because sometimes it takes on sexual connotations, especially among teenagers. The Freudian school identifies it with the body of the loved one or the penis. Jung, however, recognizes in it an allusion to spiritual food.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Break often represents our source of nourishment. Less obviously, it is often used to refer to financial “nourishment,” as in one’s “bread and butter.” Similarly, the expression that one “cannot live by bread alone” indicates that one needs more than simple, physical nourishment.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To see bread in your dream represents the basic needs of life, or aspects of things or people that sustain you. Bread may also signify the positive qualities and great things you have learned on your journey of life. A breadbasket denotes those aspects of life that contribute to your sustenance, a breadboard refers to life aspects that support your livelihood, whilst a breadbox portrays the energy you put into your livelihood. Breadcrumbs suggest a tiny amount of something and a breadline denotes a lack of emotional necessities. A bread machine suggests the ease of making a living or that which comes easily to you, whereas a bread mold suggests a possible need to change jobs or approach your existing job in a new way. A bread-stick represents things that you may overlook in real life, whilst a breadwinner characterizes someone who does the work.... The Element Encyclopedia
Life-sustaining food, strengthening, nurturing substance. Economical security, as in Bureaucrat, but not as materially oriented as Shares, Auction., Attache Case. Because of its shape, often the symbol for female genitalia. In addition, this symbol also relates to everyday life (“Give us this day our daily bread”). Pay attention: Are they big or small rolls? According to Jung, the womb.
A frequently appearing symbol when sexual urges remain at the pre-intercourse stage (oral sex). Freud calls this a regression into the oral phase.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Seeing breadfruit suggests wealth and prominence. You generally go with the flow of things. You are coming face to face with some inner or worldly issue. Your dream denotes beauty, charm, poise and grace. You are in control of your life.
Seeing breadfruit in dream is a message for your need to develop deeper and closer friendship ties. You are feeling uninhibited and free. You need to let more joy and pleasure come into your life. Your dream expresses achievement of your career goals and attainment of higher positions in life. You are working on a fresh self-image.
Fruit in general may represent symbolically the fruits of your labor. As sweet nectar it may signify fulfillment and the sweetness of life.
Fruits are complex symbols, representing everything from transcendence, to the self, to abundance, to spiritual knowledge.
Dream about seeing breadfruit suggests the importance of cooperation and teamwork. You are acting out your emotional wishes. You are obeying without hesitation. It signifies your need to be more practical and sensible. You are welcoming any new changes that occur.
Dream about eating breadfruit signals your thought process. You are ready for a change in your life. You feel the need to defend your masculinity. Your dream is a portent for dissension and disagreements. You need to find a way to divert attention from something else.
This tropical fruit is a very positive sign for lovers as it announces quick and happy marriages.
General Meaning: This is the same as the word Veil used in Scriptures.
A curtain speaks of things that are hidden. Going behind the veil speaks of entering into an intimate relationship with the Lord.
• Positive: Often the Lord hides things from us until we are ready to see them. Often in the spirit as I prayed I saw a curtain in front of a door where the Lord said that He would soon reveal something He has been preparing for me.
• This is something to look forward to and a blessing of promise.
• The curtains in the Old Testament concealed the glory of the Lord. Going behind a curtain speaks of entering into intimacy with the Lord.
Negative: Hiding your heart behind a curtain speaks of putting on masks to hide your real self. Often when people have faced difficult things in life, they hide their heart and feelings from others to protect themselves. Unfortunately these are curtains that prevent them from entering into the presence of God.
• They are then stuck on the other side of the curtain and struggle to sense the Lord’s presence.
The only solution is to allow the Lord to bring healing to the past and to deal with any bitterness that remains.
• Often when I have prayed for others I have seen bitterness in their lives as curtains around their hearts. Before they can be healed or enter into a intimate relationship with the Lord, these curtains/veils need to be lifted..... The Way of Dreams and Visions
(1) The curtains may symbolize your inability or unwillingness to look at the hidden parts of yourself — emotions, attitudes, drives which, because of your fears*, you keep shut in your unconscious.
(2) Alternatively, what you are shutting out may be some intolerably painful external situation.
In cither case, bear in mind that what is shut out of consciousness does not cease to influence vour attitudes and behaviour; and that its influence will be detrimental to your personal growth and happiness unless and until you reclaim the banished part of yourself.
(3) Opening a curtain, of course, has the opposite symbolism. It means a readiness to look at what has hitherto been hidden.
(4) Drawing the curtains w ill sometimes (and the falling or closing of theatre curtains will invariably) symbolize the end of something - a relationship, for example, or some phase in your life.
(5) In a woman’s dream the curtain may possibly represent the hymen. In that case, the closed / open curtain will probably refer to fear of / desire for sexual intercourse.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Closing curtains or drapes in your dream may mean that you are unable to face up to a certain situation or problem, or that you do not know what is going on around you. On the other hand, it may mean that you are being secretive and do not want other people to know how you are feeling. Dreams that feature closed curtains can suggest a sense that you are trying to block out a problem in waking life, or perhaps feel the need for secrecy relating to a certain issue.
If the curtains are open in your dream, you may be feeling generous or ready to share information.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream of curtains, foretells that unwelcome visitors will cause you worry and unhappiness. Soiled or torn curtains seen in a dream means disgraceful quarrels and reproaches. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If the curtains are open in your dream, you will outwit someone who is working against you.
If you’re hanging new curtains, you’ll see an increase in your social life. White curtains indicate the need to perform some irksome task. Colored curtains indicate your standard of living will continue to be modest for a while longer.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
To draw the curtains or experience being behind curtains suggests that the dreamer is trying to hide something from themselves or from others. Alternatively, dream curtains might allude to such common expressions as “it’s curtains.”... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about learning and reading are both signs of your intellect, ideas, and expectations, as well as a healthy self-criticism. Your life experiences will serve you well in the future.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dreamed of reading someone else’s mind, it may mean you are nervous about knowing the real truth about that person or a situation they are associated with. This dream can also mean that you need to pay closer attention to what people are trying to tell you.
If you dream that others can read your mind, you are anxious about people being able to “see through you” - perhaps because you have made a mistake or done something you know is wrong.... My Dream Interpretation
Reading the front page of a letter, a paper, or a book in a dream means receiving an inheritance. Reading the last page, or the back cover of a book in a dream means indebtedness. Reading a book in a dream also means receiving an inheritance.
If one finds himself as a lettered person and if he reads well in his dream, it means that he will attain a high ranking job.
If one sees himself reading his book of records in a dream, it means that he will repent for his sins. Reading a book in another language in a dream means travelling to such a country, or going to places one is not familiar with and performing ajob that will earn him fame.
If one sees himself reading a book in a foreign language and is unable to properly decipher its words in a dream, it means that he will escape from a potential danger he could face in such a land, or it could mean falling sick in a foreign country, then recovering from one’s illness before returning to one’s homeland.
(Also see Language; Qur’anic recital; Reckoning)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- Reading a book in a dream suggests that we are seeking information. Reading a letter signifies receiving news. Reading a list e.g. a shopping list indicates a need to give some order to our lives. Reading a Bible or other holy book is attempting to understand a belief system.
2- Until recently, the only way to record events was to write them down. Reading is an activity which assists us in recalling things from memory our own, or joint, memories.
To be aware that we are reading a novel is to begin to understand our own need for fantasy.
A psychic reading often works with manv basic dream images.
To dream of having such a reading suggests a need to understand ourselves on a deeper level.
3- Reading, or being in a library; appears in dreams as a form of spiritual realisation.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Reading, or being in a library, appears in dreams as a symbol of the realization of spiritual truths. Reading a holy book in dreams suggests that we are attempting to understand a particular belief system, or that there is information in it pertinent to us at this time.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Until comparatively recently, the only way to record events was to write them down. Reading is an activity that assists us in recalling things from memory – our own or joint memories.
To be aware that we are reading a novel is to begin to understand our own need for fantasy.
A psychic reading often works with the symbolism of many basic dream images.
To dream of having such a reading suggests a need to understand ourselves on a deeper level.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A dream of reading a book augurs the collection of knowledge and the resulting progress in whatever department of life the dreamer is concentrating on now.
Dreaming of getting a psychic reading indicates an important message. It’s important to write these dreams down, as the first thing dreamers usually forget are what’s said in the dream.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
To read in dreams reflects your desire to know the secrets, intentions, or thoughts of others. However, it can also reveal a discovery, surprise, or revelation of a secret. The sensations that you have about reading (if it is boring, interesting, entertaining, etc.) will be important to analyze the dream.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
This relates to the gathering or recalling of knowledge or information; the key is to recall what was read. Books in dreams tend to relate to things you have learned from experience. They can also reflect the world of imagination and escape. Alternatively, they can relate to your ability to learn from the opinions and experience of others. Dreams about writing pertain to a desire to express inner thoughts, ideas or sensitivities.
If you suffer from writer’s block, this may point to confusion and an absence of inspiration. See also LETTERS AND COMMUNICATION.... The Element Encyclopedia
Holding a thread in one’s hand in a dream means looking for an alibi or a proof to support one’s argument and win a case. Twisting a thread, or tying it around someone neck, then dragging him or her in a dream represents a pimp soliciting clients for a prostitute. Knots in a thread mean sorcery or evil spells.
A white thread in a dream represents the dawn, and a black thread represents the night.
(Also see Ball of thread; Pimp; Rope; Spool)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A dream denoting mysterious intrigues; to unravel, the discovery of a secret; a dream of gold thread denotes success through intrigue; silver thread, intrigue frustrated (Gypsy). ... The Fabric of Dream
1- Thread in dreams represents a line of thought or enquiry. In terms of our ordinary everyday lives we perhaps need to follow that line to its end. Threading a needle has an obvious sexual reference. It can also, because of the perceived difficulty in threading a needle, suggest incompetence in ways other than sexual.
2- To be aware of thread is to be aware of the way our lives arc going.
A tangled thread suggests a difficulty which needs unravel- ling.
A spool of thread suggests an ordered existence.
The colour of the thread is important (see Colour).
A basket full of spools suggests the various aspects of a woman’s personality. This is because of its association with the Archetypal feminine.
3- The various threads of our spirituality are being interwoven the results of which will go some way to achieving the dreamer’s spiritual wholeness.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: Winding a thread into a ball: you’ll need a lot of patience before you reach your goal. Unraveling a thread: with patience you will uncover a secret.
A black thread: unpleasantness and frustration.
A white thread: closer contact with some people.
A red thread: you are constandy repeating something—find out what it is. Seeing a long thread: something is being dragged out endlessly.
Depth Psychology: The thread is a sign of nervous tension or emotional weakness, and also of shyness and insecurity. Have you lost the thread in a certain matter? Or is it a momentary lack of concentration? Do you have a bad habit that is a thread running through your life? See also the chapter “Color in Dreams.”... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream that a thread in a garment is coming lose, you are in the process of unraveling a particular issue, structure, or role that you wear.
If you dream that you are sewing, then you are creating something new or repairing a communication that has gone awry. This dream could also be showing you that your relationship is hanging by a thread, and that it is either time to cut it loose or sew it back together. See Sew.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Thread is a vivid image in dreams and in spiritual work. We have the thread of life spun for us by the fates who determine the life and death of all mortal beings; klotho spins the thread; her sister lachesis determines the length of it and atropos cuts the thread when the proper time has come for death.
The various threads of our spirituality are being interwoven into the tapestry of life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Thread in dreams represents a line of thought or enquiry and, in today’s way of communicating, a blog. In terms of our ordinary everyday lives we perhaps need to remain focused on our goals. Threading a needle has an obvious sexual reference. It can also, because of the perceived difficulty in threading a needle, suggest incompetence in ways other than sexual, such as hitting work targets.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream a basket full of spools suggests the various aspects of her personality. This is because of its association with the archetypal feminine.
For a man, such an image may represent his attitude to the complexity of the feminine. You might also like to consult the entries for colour, needle, sew, tangled and weaving.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If a man sees himself as threading a needle and sewing the clothes of people it means he will counsel them. Some interpreters say it is a message for him to reform and put right his affairs.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a treadmill signify frustration with the circular nature of your life, repetition, and feeling like you are getting nowhere quickly. Your dream may be giving you the message to stop what you are doing, break the pattern, await clarity and divine direction before re-engaging your energy.... Strangest Dream Explanations