See River, Water. Flowing emotions, allowing oneself to let go and give in, as in Cliff. Should you go with the flow, or are you just drifting about? Similar symbols are Flying, Sled, Parachute. Longing for quiet and nature. Also, keep in mind that the movements here mainly refer to the emotions.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Depth Psychology: A canoe paddle represents the energy with which you move through life—your desires, hopes, ideals, and even cravings. Are you paddling in place, or can you already see your goal? See Boat, Rowing.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dreamed of an iPad, pay careful attention to the other symbols in your dream.
The iPad is saying “put the pieces together to understand the overall meaning.” Also, if you use an iPad a lot during your waking life for work or play, your dream could be telling you to get outside more and take a break from the screen.... My Dream Interpretation
A padlock in a dream represents an employee who is treated roughly and unfavorably.
A padlock made from wood in a dream represents deceit and hypocrisy. Lockingone’s door securely in a dream means managingand controlling one’s business in accordance with the divine laws.
If one’s door does not have a lock in a dream, it means that one has no control over which way his life goes, and that he cares little about its consequences. Attempting to lock one’s door, but to no avail in a dream means one’s failure to complete an important project. Breaking a lock and entering a house in a dream represents a conqueror or benefits that will come through such a person.
A padlock in a dream also represents a bolt, a door latch, one’s son, a handicapped wife, taking shelter away from one’s enemy, a hidden treasure, or a burial ground.
A padlock in a dream also may denotes sorcery, concealing secrets, or hindrances obstructing one’s travel plans. Putting a padlock on one’s door in a dream means prosperity after suffering from poverty, or receiving honors after being humiliated.
A padlock in a dream also could represent a bastard son, or a foundling.
(Also see Close; Lock)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- Dreaming of locking a padlock suggests that we arc attempting to shut something (perhaps a feeling or emotion) away. This may either be through fear or possessiveness. Conversely, if we are opening a padlock we may be trying to open up to new experiences.
2- Often when our securitv is threatened, a symbol which reinforces our need for defence mechanisms appears, and the padlock comes into this category.
3- We arc preserving our spiritual integrity.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: Often when our security is threatened, a symbol which reinforces our need for defence mechanisms appears, and the padlock comes into this category. It offers sanctuary and an element of control.
If the padlock is of an ornate design, such control may be more complicated than we first thought.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Dreaming of locking a padlock suggests that we are attempting to shut a feeling or emotion away. We are not able to explore these at this time. This may either be through fear or possessiveness. Conversely, if we are opening a padlock we may be trying to open up to new experiences.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
1- A shovel in a dream will signify a need to dig into past experiences for information. We may need to uncover a past joy or trauma, or possibly even a learning experience.
The type of spade or shovel will be of relevance.
A garden spade would suggest being totally pragmatic, whereas a fire shovel would indicate a need to take care.
2- Since a shovel can suggest a degree of introspection, of covering up, what is being shovelled is important. We are needing to be mindful of the content of our lives. Shovelling compost, for instance, would mean considering the sum total and most fertile aspects of our lives, whereas shovelling sand might suggest an experience of time.
3- A shovel is an implement or tool which can be used to help us uncover what is spiritually correct.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: Since a shovel or spade can suggest a degree of introspection, of covering up, what is being moved is important. We need to be mindful of the content of our lives. Digging compost, for instance, would mean considering the sum total and most fertile aspects of our lives, whereas shovelling sand, with its attendant dangers, might suggest trying to manipulate time.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Vision: With a spade we unearth things that hide beneath the surface—the side of our personality that is invisible to the world. In a positive sense the dream symbolizes the continued hard work you do in order to grow. See Pickax, Shovel.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of a spade signifies that you are brutally honest, are telling the truth, and are calling a spade a spade, realizing that sometimes the truth cuts like a knife. Dreams of this fighting instrument with a sharp point, symbolize focus, cutting through the fog of uncertainty, and that you are feeling defensive and the need to attack and protect your vulnerability from adverse forces.... Strangest Dream Explanations
(Brook; Creek; Irrigation; Rivulet; Watering) In a dream, a stream represents the course of one’s livelihood, his source of income, his shop, his trade, travels and the like interests.
A stream in a dream also could mean festering wounds, waterskin, watering irrigation, the resting area on the highway, one’s throat which is the watering access of his body, or it could represent life ifit is public property. Ifit is a private property, then it represents the life of the person who digs out such a stream.
A stream in a dream also represents a good life, or the comfort of its owner. Ifits water flows over its banks in the dream, then it represents sorrows, crying, or sadness. Ifone sees a stream flowing through people’s homes in a dream, then such a stream represents a happy life and particularly when its water is colorless and sweet tasting. Ifone sees himself as the owner of a stream, a spring, or a watercourse which he establishes as a charity in a dream, it means that he will become a leader, a president, or happily serve his community.
If one cleans a rivulet then finds it filthy again, or finds it filled with trash in his dream, it represents diarrhea.
If he sees water flowing under his feet in a dream, then it means dropsy. Ifone sees a stream of water running through a town where people are filling their jars, drinking its water and thanking God for His blessings in a dream, it means that a calamity is removed and is replaced with peace, safety and tranquility.
If the people are inflicted with adversities or a drought, then it means prosperity and rains, food, or money and their merchandise will not stagnate.
If the water in the stream is murky, or salty, or running outside its canal, then it represents a coming calamity that will cause mass sufferings, or a sickness such as cold in the winter and fever in the summer, or it could mean that they will hear bad news about some travellers, or it could represent a richness which is acquired from an unlawful source, or it could mean that he will receive tainted money.
If one sees a watercourse flowing only in the direction of his house, then such adversities will be his lot.
If one sees a stream flowing in the direction of his house, or garden in a dream, it means a marriage or conceiving a child.
A stream of flowing blood rather than water in a dream represents the deviation of one’s 416 wife.
If one sees a stream running off its course, or damaging people’s crops in a dream, it means bad news. Blocking the path of a stream in a dream means separation between a husband and a wife, or avoiding a sinful action between unmarried relatives.
If one sees himself standing behind a rivulet in a dream, it means that his wife will inherit him.
If one sees the water of a stream flowing toward his own home or garden, and if he finds that its water has turned into blood in the dream, it means that someone will marry his wife after him. Drinking fresh water from a rivulet, a stream, or a river in a dream represents thejoy of living or longevity.
A murky water ofa rivulet or a stream in a dream means a fright, difficulties, or a sickness. Streams in a dream also represent the veins and the blood that flows through the human body.
(Also see Fountainhead; Meadow; Spring)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A stream may signify following a stream of thought or being in the How of things. It delivers you with ease to life’s purpose. It may also represent a soothing and relaxing situation.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Seeing a stream: important changes are ahead and they are not necessarily what you would like. Traveling on or swimming in a stream: while not directly involved, you will be dragged into things that create unrest and problems. See Ocean, River, Water.... Dreamers Dictionary
If the water in the stream is flowing, then so is your creativity.
If the water is stopped or dammed, then so is your life force. Consider what is blocking you and allow this dream to be a sign for you to begin the process of removing the blocks to your life force so that you can go with the flow. Also, this dream may be giving you permission to trust your stream of conscious creativity and artistic expression. See Creek.... Strangest Dream Explanations
This dream is thought to symbolize the general flow of life forces, so if in your dream the stream was clear and flowed smoothly, you can expect your life pattern to do likewise: but otherwise, you are likely to encounter obstacles in ratio to the turgidity or roughness of the water.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
A stream of clear water flowing symbolizes joy and satisfaction.
Dreaming of this element indicates that your emotional dimension is perfectly balanced. However, if the water is turbid you may suffer emotional distress. A dry stream, instead, represents the suspicion derived from a disappointment you had in the past.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A clean stream with sweet water flowing in or through the house symbolizes a pure and clean life. But if the water is seen in the form of a spring emitting gfrom within the walls or any such place from which the flowing of water is regarded as strange and absurd, if suggest that the folks of that settlement will be visidted with some calamity causing them much grief, sorrow, fear and weeping, the intensity of which will depend on the force of the water gushing out from such a spring. Likewise, matters will be more serious if the water is foul, brackish or muddy. Drinking such water suggests he will be afflicted with profound grief proportionate to the amount of water he drinks.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you throw or catch something in a dream, you need to pay attention to what it is you are throwing and catching. Are you throwing something away, or catching something you need, or something you don’t want?... The Element Encyclopedia
Dreams of swimming upstream signify that you are following your instincts and boldly asserting your beliefs regardless of the flow of the rest of the world. Consider whether or not your struggle is worth the price you pay. Alternatively, this dream may reflect that you are being rebellious just for the sake of it. See Salmon.... Strangest Dream Explanations