How does this tool appear? Is it lopsided? If so, consider if you have been stressing certain things too much in your life, resulting in throwing everything else off kilter.
An alternative emblem for the zodiac sign of Libra, whose name literally means balance.
The counsel of this image is using perspective and fairness to reach a harmonious decision in whatever situation lies heavy on your heart.
The quality of living. In ancient Egypt, the souls of the recendv departed were weighed for worthiness on a scale against Maat’s feather. Maat was the Mother of All Truth. Similarly, in ancient Greece, Hermes weighed souls at the throne of Zeus, and among Christians, the archangel Michael assumed this role.
Equity especially in legal matters. In the Tarot, the Justice card carries a balance to ensure impartiality.
The amount of figurative weight you carry in terms of responsibility, burdens, etc.... The Language of Dreams
interpreted upon 6 sides: judge, scholar, jurist, engineer & worthy decision / ruling & crooked decision. Saw: child or sister, or brother, or partner. And whoever sees himself cutting something with a saw then he will triumph. And cutting wood is [interpreted as] victory with the enemies.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
To dream that you are walking on a balance beam suggests that you are in a situation that requires caution and thoughtfulness. You need to proceed carefully and weigh all the pros and cons of your decisions.... My Dream Interpretation
Vision: Seeing a rotten, old beam in a dream: expect losses. Somebody gives you a beam as a gift: good fortune for your family. Throwing away or giving somebody a beam: you are trying to unload your guilt on someone else, or blame someone for your bad behavior (be careful, sometimes this beam might turn on you like a boomerang). See Barrier, Wood.... Dreamers Dictionary
You are focusing your thoughts to create more penetrating energy in your life. Light is energy in motion. We generally think of it in terms of that which illuminates and makes things visible. However, light is actually a wave of energy, only a small fraction of which is visible to the human eye. In this way, the light we can see represents thoughts we are conscious of. Various forms of light can represent different levels and intensities of thought.
A beam is a focus of light that has the ability to illuminate a particular area or object and is therefore symbolic of concentrated thought.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
(Balance; Measure) Seeing a scale in a dream means renewal of one’s business. Depending one the truthfulness by which one weighs his business, or product, a scale in a dream also means profits or a fine. Receiving a scale as a gift in a dream means that one may become ajudge.
The same applies if one sees himself transformed into a scale in a dream.
If one sees merchants short weighing their merchandise in a dream, then a scale will represent ajudge who deviates from justice.
(Also see Balance; Measure”; Measurer; Weight)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The dreamer’s weight in terms of personal influence and significance. Assessment, judgment, balance, and order. Where is the center of your life? What is important? Vocal complaint about life’s ambiguity and what is unknown and unclear.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of a scale represent a desire for justice, balance and equanimity. Also, this dream can reveal that you are weighing the pros and cons of a situation in which you must make a decision. Your dream may be giving you the message to become more balanced as you weigh your logic versus your feelings and instincts.
If you dream of weighing yourself, then you are assigning value to yourself based upon your physical standards.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To see a scale in your dream, may symbolize a preoccupation with body and weight issues. On a deeper level, to dream of a scale signifies a decision that you need to make. This dream also suggests that the dreamer needs to take a balanced view of a situation and not get too emotional. Don’t be so black and white and consider the other aspects of the situation. Also see “Weighing.”... My Dream Interpretation
This instrument symbolizes justice, in other words, the balance between punishment and guilt. In oneiric terms, the scale shows the subject’s desire to measure, weigh, test, or judge any aspect of her personality or life.
If you are evaluating the pros and cons of a situation, the dream will help you make the right decision. Weighing something important or being on the scale suggests that you must see things from a more balanced view, without being overly emotional. So, it is better not to rush and think calmly before acting. Finally, to see an empty scale in dreams indicates problems of self assertiveness.
Since ancient times, the scale has been the symbol of justice. For the Egyptians, it was the instrument on which the god Anubis weighed the souls of men. The dream may be telling you that justice will come in a particular matter. In any case, the balance is associated with gains, justice, and happiness.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
1- Scales in a dream suggest the necessity for balance and selfcontrol. Without that balance we cannot make a sensible decision as to potential courscs of action. We must ‘weigh up” all the possibilities. Scales will also suggest standards for instance, standards of behaviour to which we are cxpccted to adhere. We may be weighed and found wanting.
If the scales are unbalanced in a dream we need to search our conscience and discover where we are not functioning properly.
2- The type of scale we sec in our dream will us give a more explicit interpretation.
For example, Bathroom scales would suggest a more personal assessment than a public machine, whereas a weigh bridge might suggest that we need to take our whole lives into consideration.
If thev were doctor’s scales we mav be alerting ourselves to a potential health problem.
3- The Scales of Justice represent balance and harmony, but also good judgement. By association, they also represent the astrological sign of Libra.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
(See also Weighing), It is fortunate for a young woman to dream of weighing her lover, and the heavier he seems to be in the dream the greater are the indications that he will be a man of solid worth, both in his personality and income.... The Complete Dream Book
Vision: Standing on a scale: you must have made a mistake. Weighing something: you need to make a decision and ought to deal with others more fairly.
Depth Psychology: The scale is a symbol of your sense of justice, which is either too strong or too weak. It could also be a sign of indecision in a certain matter. Examine closely which it is and act accordingly!... Dreamers Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: Scales in a dream suggest the necessity for balance and self-control. Without that balance we cannot make a sensible decision as to potential courses of action. We must ‘weigh up’ all the possibilities. Scales will also suggest standards – for instance, standards of behaviour – to which we are expected to adhere. We may be weighed and found wanting.
If the scales are unbalanced in a dream we need to search our conscience and discover where we are not functioning properly in our lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: The various types of scale we see in our dream will have slightly differing meanings.
For example, bathroom scales would suggest a more personal assessment than a public machine, whereas a weighbridge might suggest that we need to take our whole lives into consideration.
If they were doctor’s scales we may be alerting ourselves to a potential health problem. You might also like to consult the entries for justice, weighing / weight and zodiac.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Scales symbolize justice, but also weighing something, which can symbolize making a decision. Scales in a dream can also be drawing on the expression “to tip the scales.”... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia