To see one in the every day dress of a common citizen, denotes you will have aid and encouragement from those in prominent positions and will succeed in your enterprises.
For a young woman to dream that an archbishop is kindly directing her, foretells she will be fortunate in forming her friendships. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you are not trying to create water, you need not follow that rule or be held by it. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Depth Psychology: Floodlights are a sign of your being very focused and alert right now. Floodlights shining on you: others have seen through you—you have been “found out.” If the floodlights illuminate a road, it means a glimpse into the future.... Dreamers Dictionary
To the tradesman, foolish buying, in which he is likely to incur loss of good money.
For one to see a bishop in his dreams, hard work will be his patrimony, with chills and ague as attendant.
If you meet the approval of a much admired bishop, you will be successful in your undertakings in love or business. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. A feeling of trouble with the law or high ofﬁcials.
3. Good business news ahead. ... New American Dream Dictionary
Folklore: Poor health, similar to Abbot.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
(Also see Chess; Chessboard; Chessmen)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Because we associate grasshoppers and crickets with the lazy days of summer, to dream of them may be often be more positive than is suggested by the interpretations above; your dream may simply have been wish-fulfillment. It could also have been a comment on your grasshopper mind: the inability to focus on anything for long before turning to something else.
The image of a plague of locusts is so strong in human thought that even in dreams it can present retribution for some wrongdoing in waking life. Dreams of locusts could mirror the horde of ugly problems that have been plaguing you in your waking hours. To see locusts in your dream could also signify scattered thoughts that need direction if they are to make an impact in your waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
2. Sexual release (rushing water). ... New American Dream Dictionary
If one sees his town flooded with blood in a dream, then it represents God’s wrath and punishment for people’s sins. Inundations in a dream also could represent a rainfall, one’s tongue or a sharp spoken woman.
If one’s house is flooded in a dream, it represent past deeds that will bring later benefits. Flood in a dream also represents liquid nourishment such as honey, milk, or oil.
If one sees himself collecting the waters of a flood in jars and people seem happy about it in the dream, it means the availability offood products in abundance and falling or stabilization of prices.
A flood in a dream also means blocking the roads to extremism or isolating a danger. When one sees a flood in his dream but outside of its season, it means that he is following some psychic influences or pursuing religious innovations. It also means wrath, destruction, impeachment, penalties or a plague, unless if it is falling from the skies, then it means rains and blessings. Ifone sees himselfcoming out of his home to swim into an inundated town in the dream, it means that he will escape from a ruthless tyrant. Should one fail to cross, and if he is rather forced to return to his house in the dream, it means that he shouldbe careful about staying in that town or about disobeying his boss. Stopping the flood from reaching or entering one’s home in a dream also means reconciliation with one’s enemy.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A flood is also symbolic of anger, Prov. 27:4... Christian Dream Symbols
The flood in your dream could represent a very powerful, or even violent, emotionally cleansing experience. But don’t worry, just like in an actual flood, waters reside and so do emotions. Water at times represents the flow of life and this dream may point to your feelings of being overwhelmed by it. Depending on the content of the dream and your emotional experience in it, the flood could also represent sexuality and be a sexual dream symbol. See Also: Disasters... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If the water does not drown you, you will eventually win out over your adversaries.
If you are swept away by the flood, then that is a warning that someone is trying to use you.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
The flood can of course be of positive feelings, like love. In any case, floods can be enriching if handled well. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The female archetype.
The powers of the intellect and reason standing against the assault of nature on the conscious, civilized life. You need to learn how to “swim,” which means being ready to swim in the water like a Fish. Both meanings are included here: to swim, and to give in and flow with the river of life, staying flexible.
A sign of being very emotional. You are overwhelmed and swept away and, in the dream, you are afraid of this, even if you would really like to give in. Incoming and outgoing tide: the rhythm of tension and relaxation in everyday life.
Feelings seem to be taking over.
A feeling of being imprisoned because of physical drives and unconscious needs. Warning of psychotic behavior.
If this dream image is accompanied by fear and appears often, psychotherapy is indicated.
A frequent dream symbol when fearful of ones own emotions.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- Flood dreams are fascinating, because while frightening, they often indicate a release of positive energy. Usually it is an overflow of repressed or unconscious feelings which needs to be got out of the way before progress can be made.
To be in the middle of a flood indicates we may feel we are being overwhelmed by these feelings, whilst watching a flood suggests we are simply watching ourselves. Often a flood dream can indicate depression.
2- If we are not good at expressing ourselves verbally, dreaming of a Hood may allow us to come to terms with our anxieties and worries in an appropriate way.
3- The end of one cycle and the beginning of another. Old grievances and emotional ‘cobwebs’ arc washed away, leaving a clear head and a clear wav forward.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The location of the flood can be a key.
A flood in the kitchen suggests emotions that reside deeply in your heart and that may relate to your family. It may indicate grief or sorrow.
A flood in the bedroom signifies emotional issues around the healthy expression of sexuality.
If the flood takes place in the living room, it could indicate emotional tensions in social relationships. Flooding in the bathroom suggests overwhelming emotions that are backed up and blocked from being released easily And, finally, walking in floodwaters could represent a deep desire to experience your emotions more fully.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
A flooded room: bad luck and lighting. Trying to outrun a flood: you are running away from yourself.
Depth Psychology: Some emotions and cravings are getting so strong, they are overrunning you, but your self-confidence will be restored.
A torrential flood is a sign that you will have sudden, uncontrollable emotions, sometimes a big shock, or a nervous breakdown.... Dreamers Dictionary
If the flood is raging, then there are emotional concerns or problems that need to be dealt with. You have hidden your feelings and they are overwhelming you.
The location of the flood can relate to the area of your life that is creating anxiety. This dream may also suggest that you are overwhelming other people with your strong ideas and orders.
To dream about floods ravaging a large area and bearing down on you represents illness, failure in business, or a terrible situation within your relationship or marriage.
To dream about a gentle flood suggests that your concerns about a particular situation will soon be washed away.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If the water does not drown you, you will eventually win out over your adversaries.
If you are swept away by the flood, then that is a warning that someone is trying to use you.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
An overflow of repressed or unconscious feelings needs to be got out of the way before progress can be made.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To be in the middle of a flood indicates we may feel we are being overwhelmed by feelings or circumstances, while watching a flood suggests we are simply watching ourselves. Sometimes a flood dream can indicate depression.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If the flood is warm, gentle and comforting, the feelings will be positive, and possibly could involve romance. But if the flood is dark, cold, and overwhelming, be prepared for emotional turmoil.
Being swept away by a flood warns that someone of the opposite sex whom you trust may be trying to use you.
Escaping from the flood, especially if you continue to reach high ground, indicates overcoming a great difficulty.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If the flood was gentle and the water clear, your troubles will be shortlived.
If the water was muddy and/or the flood a raging destructive force, you can expect to have to hoe a long hard row.
If you were swept away in the flood, it is a warning that someone of the opposite sex whom you trust is actually trying to use you.
If you escaped from the flood, you will be helped to overcome your obstacles.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(2) Water may be a feminine symbol, and the threatening flood may be your mother or your attachment to mother, who / which may be hampering your individual development. See also Mother.
(3) Flood-water is destructive but also fertilizes and makes new growth possible. (Myths of a flood are universal; and they always represent a purging that prepares the way for something better.) The flood in your dream, therefore, may signify both a need for personal reconstruction and that the only way your new and true self can come into existence is through the ‘death’ of the old self - or, rather, of those things (negative attitudes, lopsidedness or whatever) that have been hindering the unfolding of your true self. Flood-water may be compared with the waters of baptism. See also Baptism, and Introduction, page 44.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If you don’t watch them, your emotions could ruin more than one project. You must not forget of course the nourishing effect of water (such as what happens in a baptism). In this way, the dream could represent the start of a new stage of life. (See WATER or DROWNING)
The story of Noah’s ark and other similar ones represent the purge to obtain
something better. After a flood, all the old has been destroyed.
It is the moment to start anew.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A flood is the destructive experience of being overwhelmed on an emotional level. This is a fairly common dream theme and will emerge when your life is offering you experiences that are stimulating deep responses on a feeling level.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you are not good at expressing yourself verbally, dreaming of a flood may help you come to terms with your anxieties and insecurities.
If you dream of being drowned, it suggests you are in danger of being overwhelmed by emotions you cannot handle or that you are fearful of allowing your emotions free expression. Drowning may also indicate an inability to handle stress and a feeling that you have no control. The natural disasters of flooding, tsunami and drought indicate great hardship for the dreamer, but they also offer hope. For example, if you dream that you are immersed in rising water or that your house is flooded, this indicates the emergence of a personal crisis. However, if adequate precautions are put in place, or you heed warning signs of impending disaster, it is possible to avert or overcome the disaster. Similarly, a dream in which you endure a drought portends misfortune, and scant reward for your effort, but the dreamer can take comfort that this difficult time will pass, leaving you wiser and better prepared for any future crises with which life may surprise you.
Tidal waves or tsunamis often represent a cascade of emotion or impending change in your life. It is not unusual for someone struggling with a tough situation, such as the loss of a job, illness in the family and so on, to dream of being threatened by a tidal wave. A tidal wave in this instance depicts the emotional devastation that occurs when situations change in unexpected, or unwanted, ways. Whether the wave represents emotion, change, or something or someone else, to you the implication is that you are in the thick of it now and you have little to gain by running away or denying it. Your best approach is to ride the wave, accept that you feel overwhelmed for a while, but know that this isn’t permanent as the storm will run its course and you’ll emerge wiser and stronger.
Famine and drought dreams can also indicate that you are emotionally drained in waking life.
If you are hungry in your dream, your needs or demands, physically, emotionally and mentally are not being met.Starvation dreams also indicate that something within yourself is not being given due attention; aspects of yourself are being impoverished and ignored. Perhaps your partner is draining you and you are feeling exhausted.
If scenes of poverty feature in your dream, this often indicates feelings of being inadequate, or negative emotions depriving you of your well-being. On the other hand, dreams about starvation and poverty may be hinting at your humanitarian qualities, and could be suggesting that you could do more for charity.... The Element Encyclopedia
A floodlight that burns out shows that you will be kept in the dark about certain things, but if you replace the bulb, you will uncover all the secrets.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
A floodlight that burns out shows that you will be kept in the dark about certain things, but if you replace the bulb, you will uncover all the secrets.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If on withered grasses, ill health. Disappointing business will be experienced.
If you see grasshoppers between you and the sun, it denotes that you will have a vexatious problem in your immediate business life to settle, but using caution it will adjust itself in your favor.
To call peoples’ attention to the grasshoppers, shows that you are not discreet in dispatching your private business. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Pointing out a grasshopper to others indicates indiscreet behavior on their part. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2- A grasshopper mind (one which Hits all over the place), shows an inability to settle to anything and can actually be seen in dreams as a grasshopper.
3- In Chinese history the grasshopper is often associated with enlightenment. Thus, it represents some form of Spiritual freedom.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Issues hanging in the balance will require very careful handling.
Don’t try to cope alone; get all the competent advice you can muster from friends and associates.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(Also see Jeweler)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Alternatively, you may be going through some sort of transformation. You may also need to use a more scientific approach to life and to develop your thinking skills. In short, you need to make an objective assessment of what is happening in your life. To see a workshop in you dream represents the development of your skills; you are trying to understand yourself and find out who you are. A workshop is a symbol of productivity, but it can represent group interaction and creativity since it is a place in which you are likely to meet likeminded people.... The Element Encyclopedia
For Jung, money is a symbol of the power required to achieve spiritual objectives. According to Freud, it is a symbol of an orderly or obsessive personality.
If symbols associated with money, riches and wealth—such as cash, precious jewels, treasure, expensive houses and cars, and winning lottery tickets—appear in your dreams, try to identify what money means to you in a non- materialistic sense. That this symbol appears in your dreams suggests that you need to assess what is important to you in life, as well as being aware of what price you are prepared to pay for your actions and desires.
It may be that gold does not represent the precious metal to you, but rather someone who has a heart of gold or who is a winner, just as a dream of treasure might represent the people you love in your life, a wealth of knowledge or a treasury of ideas. Do you associate money with freedom, power, desirability or your own personal worth? Do you believe that money can buy you happiness? Thinking about such questions should help you identify the things you really value in your waking life and you may in turn start to question the real value of your previous goals and aspirations. See also CRYSTALS, GEMSTONES AND ROCKS; EVERYDAY THINGS.... The Element Encyclopedia
To pawn articles, you will have unpleasant scenes with your wife or sweetheart, and perhaps disappointments in business.
For a woman to go to a pawn-shop, denotes that she is guilty of indiscretions, and she is likely to regret the loss of a friend.
To redeem an article, denotes that you will regain lost positions.
To dream that you see a pawn-shop, denotes you are negligent of your trust and are in danger of sacrificing your honorable name in some salacious affair. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2- We are aware that certain attributes and characteristics we have are being appropriated by- other people, leaving us with nothing of value.
3- Spiritually, a pawn-shop may represent an inappropriate use of the resources that we have. We may not be creating a correct exchange of energy.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
2. Reverse: fortunes will improve with prudent actions.
3. A sense of loss, possibly of a friend. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you identify with the role of personal shopper, then this is about your desire to control the lives of other people perhaps at the cost of neglecting your own.... Strangest Dream Explanations
According to Jung, this is the place where you get something that you don’t have and that you have to pay for. See Businessman, Cash Register.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If it is a shop we know then we are probably consciously aware of what we want from life.
If it is an unknown shop then we may have to search our minds for information.
A supermarket would suggest we have to make a choice.
To be shopping is to be making a fair exchange for the satisfaction of our desires. We have the energy (money) which can be exchanged for something we want. What we are shopping for may have relevance.
If we arc shopping for food we need sustenance; if for clothes we may need protection.
In spiritual terms a shop has the same significance as a market (see Market).... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A shop filled with merchandise: your plans will be met with good fortune and lots of success. Entering a shop: Determination will bring success, but it will cost money.
Depth Psychology: A shop filled with merchandise often represents the many opportunities you have been given in life.
It is time now to make choices. See Merchandise, Shopping.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you are in a shop you know, then you are aware of what you want from life, but if it is an unfamiliar shop, then you need to open your mind to new possibilities.
Shops and stores are places of interaction, whether this is the exchange of money and goods, or the communication between the salesperson and the shopper. In dreams, they therefore represent things you desire in life and the manner in which you go about getting these things. A supermarket, for instance, suggests a wide range of choices, a village store represents the essential things in life, whilst a store or website selling a range of odds and ends—such as an antiques store, an auction site on the Internet or even a car-boot sale—suggests the small details of everyday life that are often overlooked. Your dream may be urging you to pay attention to these.
If your dream was quite mundane and you saw yourself doing your weekly grocery shop, then your dreaming mind may simply have been processing a memory or reminding you that you need to go shopping. Alternatively, such a dream may be suggesting that you are taking good care of your basic emotional needs. If, however, you had a dream in which you could not decide what to buy, this may be referring to some kind of confusion or indecision in waking life.
If someone you know in your dream transformed into a sales assistant, your dreaming mind may have been commenting on the emotional cost of your relationship with them.
Bear in mind, too, that whilst stores, supermarkets and shopping malls are places of opportunity and choice, they also threaten potential exclusion and humiliation if you do not possess the necessary funds; your feelings about going on your dream shopping trip should indicate whether or not you are feeling empowered or denied in your waking life.
If you dream that a shop is closed or that you have insufficient money, this may indicate that you feel the things you want from life are unattainable. Your dream may be telling you to lower your expectations and set more realistic goals. Finally, if your idea of heaven is to go on an exclusive shopping trip and spend loads of cash in luxury stores, then a dream of having a day doing just that may be simple wish-fulfillment.... The Element Encyclopedia
2. Expressing anger toward someone by taking something from him/her. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you dream of shoplifting from a place you go in real life, the dream signifies your need for more recognition and positive attention in your life. This dream can also signify unrealized and unfulfilled goals.... My Dream Interpretation
It is a source of pain, pleasure, recreation, and, at times, “quality time” with family or friends. Depending on the details in the dream and its emotional background, dreaming about going shopping may have several different connotations. Generally, if shopping in your dream is not a source of great stress and confusion, it suggests that those things which you need are available to you. Your environment may have readily available emotional, psychological, spiritual or physical support. However, you may need to learn exactly where to look, how to select what you need, and when to make a wise investment. This dream calls upon you to know yourself. Before you can ask for or get what you need, you first need to accurately identify it.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If you dream that you are lost in a shopping mall, you don’t know where to turn for support with a certain problem.
To dream that you are shopping for food and groceries symbolizes your hidden attempt to buy the attention of others.... My Dream Interpretation
The nature of what you are shopping for and the sensations around this image in a dream will help clarify your interpretation.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you are shopping for food, you need sustenance but if you are shopping for clothes, you need protection. How much you buy in your dream may indicate your ability to take advantage of opportunities.
Not finding the item you want or discovering that the store has sold out of it may express frustration at not getting what you want out of life. A much- reported shopping dream involves the panic at closing time. Not being able to buy all you want before the shops close suggests anxiety that life is too short to achieve all your ambitions. Shop windows are symbols of opportunities in waking life that may be out of reach. The image may evoke frustration or envy that you are missing out on the good things in life, but it can also remind you that you still have the choice to seek out more accessible and affordable items.... The Element Encyclopedia
A shopping bag in a dream also may represent one’s wife, son, or a charitable endowment.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If it is empty it indicates material, emotional, intellectual, or spiritual poverty.
A basket full of fruit promises romantic pleasures; full of flowers, happiness in love; a basket full of gold, abundance and fertility; an empty one, loneliness and unrequited affections; a closed one, secrets.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A shopping can with a loose wheel may point to instability’.
An empty shopping can may point to coming up empty in a parricular enterprise. It may also reflect concerns about the stock market.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
2. If shopping cart is empty, this symbolizes lack of success. ... New American Dream Dictionary
An empty shopping cart means you feel lonely and in need of comfort.... My Dream Interpretation
If your dream features a shopping cart in this way, then you may be expressing poverty consciousness.
A person pushing a shopping cart in your dream is a character aspect of low functioning and a fear that you may lose everything.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you encounter obstacles or get assistance on your dream shopping trip, these may symbolize real-life forces, both internal and external, that play a role in the choices you make in waking life and the satisfaction you experience. Women and teenagers tend to have this kind of dream more often than men or children, and the theme for these dreams tends to be choice and identity, and the ability to stay true to yourself whilst also satisfying the needs of others. See also MONEY AND SHOPPING.... The Element Encyclopedia
2. One admires what is good and basic in life. ... New American Dream Dictionary
1- A workshop is a place that is productive. In dreams it symbolises the part of ourselves which creates projects which then become profitable for us, though not necessarily financially.
A workshop may often be where we meet others of like mind, people who are creative in the same way as we are. It therefore represents group interaction and talent.
3- A workshop often holds within it creative outlets this creativity can be used for the dreamer’s spiritual progression.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If it is you who is occupying the factory, you will arrange a way to leave the situation.
Dreaming of workmen or of a factory is a very good sign. It foretells happiness in business and in love.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams