Dream Interpretation Writing | Dream Meanings
(see Books, Billboard, Blackboard, Ink, Punctuation)
Consider what the writing says, and to whom it’s addressed first. Very often the words are a message from your own subconscious or ego that need your attention.
The creative process. Many writers tell me that they dream of writing things before they actually put pen to pad.
Writing with footnotes is a subconscious message to be certain you’re carefully checking your sources of information with regard to a specific person or situation. Don’t believe everything you read and hear without some other confirmation.
If writing appears in a journal, this represents the need to record events carefully This information will prove useful later.
Writing with a quill pen symbolizes the power and responsibility- for your words. Great documents like the Declaration of Independence were scribed with this implement, with due diligence. What declarations are you writing into your life?
Writing a manuscript that never gets finished, or finishing one that gets rejected, portends similar disappointments on the horizon.
Examine this situation closely to be sure you’re seeing everything that’s important.
A dream promising surprise through a letter (Gypsy).
If writing figures in dreams, this is an attempt to communicate information when spoken words are inadequate. Your dream may be reflecting your true thoughts and feelings.
If you are writing down names and addresses in your dream, this may be a reminder to remember your friends and take note of your enemies. It also suggests a need to reflect on something, or sort out your ideas and decisions. Perhaps the instrument with which you are writing is significant. For example, to write with a pencil or chalk would suggest the information is less permanent than were you to write with a pen or fountain pen, and a typewriter or word processor would suggest that the information is connected to business, rather than personal, issues. Writing a novel or writing in general can also suggest a desire to leave your mark on the world in some way.
If the writing is by someone you know, this refers to their influence over your life and thought processes in waking life.
If you are writing to someone you know, he or she may represent the nature of the issues you are trying to express.
If you dream of someone else writing, this can show an aspect of yourself that is seeking to express itself.
Writing is a means of communication. In dreams, it may be a symbol of communicating with others but it mostly represents communication with oneself.
If you are writing in a dream or reading someone else’s writing, it may suggest an unconscious effort to become aware of forces or issues in life. Take note that writing is a secondary form of communication. Speaking is more direct and less cumbersome for most. Thus, the written message
In your dream may be disguised or may be less genuine than other forms of receiving information from the unconscious.
You may be trying to figure something out and this might be the first step in that process. Sometimes the instrument you are using when writing is important. For example, a pencil would suggest the information is less permanent than it would be if you were using a permanent marker; a typewriter or word processor would suggest business rather than personal communications.
If you dream of leaning over to write on a blank sheet of paper, this suggests an opportunity to make a fresh start and if you are holding a pen, you have found a means to express your thoughts. Were you writing to someone you know or starting to write a novel? Whatever you were writing and whoever it was for, the message implicit in dream writing is that you have an urge to communicate either to someone in particular or to a wider audience. An ink blot in a dream suggests that you have doubts about something or someone in waking life. The shape of the blot may be significant if you can recall it.
If tears smudge your writing, this may suggest feelings of guilt towards someone or emotional difficulties.
If you dreamed of reading handwriting, it is a warning of deception within the circle of those you trust; if you were doing the writing, the dream is telling you that you are creating problems for your self through impulsive behavior; think before you act If your dream featured others writing, it suggests that you can be your own best friend by not letting others influence your judgment; don’t be tempted to act contrary to your principles.
Anyone who dreams of writing for publication will be likely to suffer disillusionment in connection with their ambitions.
The dream may be revealing your deepest feelings and what you really think about a given situation. The person to whom your writing is addressed, in this case, represents the nature of what you want to express.
If the writer is someone else perhaps one aspect of your true self wants to get your attention. The contents of the letter can reveal valuable messages from your unconscious.
The mystical tradition, in this case, stresses the importance of the silence of words.
Dreaming of writing portends good news from relatives and friends.
If in the dream you write with difficulty or pain it portends unjust accusations.
Writing is a means of communication. In dreams it may be a symbol of communicating with others, but it mostly represents communication with oneself.
If you are writing in a dream or reading someone else’s writing, it may be an unconscious effort to become aware of forces or issues in life. Writing is a secondary form of communication. Speaking is more direct and less cumbersome for most. Thus, the written message in your dream may be disguised or may be less genuine than other forms of receiving information from the unconscious. You may be trying to figure something out and this might be the first step in that process.
To dream that you are writing, foretells that you will make a mistake which will almost prove your undoing.
To see writing, denotes that you will be upbraided for your careless conduct and a lawsuit may cause you embarrassment.
To try to read strange writing, signifies that you will escape enemies only by making no new speculation after this dream. See Letters.
1- To dream of writing is an attempt to communicate information that one has. Sometimes the instrument we are writing with is important.
For instance, a pencil would suggest that the information is less permanent than with a pen, whereas a typewriter or word processor would tend to suggest business communication rather than personal.
2- Writing as a creative art is meaningful, and as a form of self- expression it perhaps allows us to communicate when spoken words are inadequate. In dreams we may learn how to communicate with ourselves in differing ways.
3- The dreamer may not be consciously aware of his spiritual progression.
Dreaming of writing suggests a subconscious record is being kept.
Dreams of writing symbolize that you may be “righting” a wrong, creating and manifesting your heart and soul desires, or you are realizing the power of the written wore to manifest, correct, mutate, change and/or create reality. Dreams of handwriting, as opposed to printed or typed words, represents emotions, feeling, expressiveness and personal style.
The most significant aspects of this dream are the words you can discern as well as the pressure the words are written in.
The heavier the pressure, the more impassioned the message. Consider the content of what you are writing as well as the feeling tone.
If writing, an attempt is being made to communicate with someone.
Written or printed matter is always unfavourable.
If you dream that you are writing, you are creating difficulties by your own actions.
To dream of writing, or to see another person writing in a dream, signifies a need to listen to one’s inner voice for advice on dealing with a real life situation.
Thinking, planning, and organizing.
To account for something to yourself. But it may also mean an important message or tip. You need to turn to a particular person and discuss something important with him or her. Or, if you have an important question, this person may have an answer.
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Vision: Watching someone else write: do not sign a contract— you would only regret it later.
If you do the writing: don’t take an oral agreement seriously—insist that it be done in writing.
Depth Psychology: Writing is often the best way to bring clarity to your thoughts, emotions, and ideas. Are you confused about something at present? Do you want to see something in “black and white”? What are you writing about? What are odiers writing? See Bill, Leaf, Paper, Receipt.
To be writing or to observe another person writing in a dream may indicate that the dreamer is trying to communicate with someone. It could also indicate that the dreamer himself is trying to communicate with his own conscious self.
The term worm is used metaphorically in some common English expressions to represent weakness and sneakiness, as in “he wormed his way into the group” or “what a worm he turned out to be.” The worm also symbolizes bait and rich, fertile soil.
We may not be consciously aware of our spiritual progression.
A manuscript would suggest some aspect of ancient knowledge.
Dreaming of writing suggests a subconscious record is being kept. Spiritually our signature is a reflection of ourselves; it is a representation of who we perceive ourselves to be.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Writing as a creative art is meaningful, and as a form of self-expression it perhaps allows us to communicate when spoken words are inadequate. In dreams we may learn how to communicate with ourselves in differing ways. Computers are a way of writing just as much as pens. Transcribing information in a dream signifies committing it to memory. At those times when we are arranging legal matters or agreements, but are actually not sure if we are doing the right thing, our signature can appear in dreams as obliterated or illegible.
Material aspects: To dream of writing is an attempt to communicate information that we have. Sometimes the instrument we are writing with is important.
For instance, a pencil would suggest that the information is less permanent than with a pen. Our signature in a dream suggests that we have an appreciation of ourselves. We are prepared to recognize who we are and to make our mark in the world. Also consult the entries for ink, paper / parchment and pen / pencil for further information.
Dreams of writing letters can mean the need to get in touch with people whom you haven’t spoken with in awhile.
Dreams of writing novels, plays or stories indicate that there is a creative streak in you that needs an outlet. Many great authors have received inspiration from their dreams.
To dream of writing and not knowing what you’re writing is a warning that you may be inadvertently communicating messages to others that they are misinterpreting in an insulting way.
Words to be taken seriously; research colors, whether pen, pencil, chalk, etc.
To dream of writing a letter is symbolic of expressing something that you never had the chance to say to a friend or loved one.
Writing in a dream may indicate your desire to express yourself through words. It may also indicate a wish 10 be creative or to write a book.
Thinking about something; soning out one’s ideas and decisions; leaving one’s mark in life; expressing one’s inner feelings and ideas; one’s personal history. What someone you know has written: what you feel about them, their influence in your life and mind.
(1) If, in a dream, you are writing, ask yourself what you are trying to express or communicate - and to whom.
(2) If someone else is writing, he or she may represent either someone in real life; or some part of yourself that is demanding attention, pleading for admission into your conscious life. In either case it will pay you to attend to what the writer is trying to tell you.
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