The Meaning of a Window in a Dream

Window dreams ask us to consider our perceptions of the world, what we see and what miss, what we let in and what we choose to draw the curtains on.  Windows in dreams remind us that there is an inner and an outer world, and how we see things depends very much on where we stand. … More The Meaning of a Window in a Dream

The Meaning of a Candle in a Dream

We have already looked at the symbol of fire with our post on fireplaces, and due to the flame of the candle, there is much overlap in the symbolism of candles and that of fire in general. Like all fires, a candle flame can symbolise the life force, or our eternal spirit. But candles have … More The Meaning of a Candle in a Dream

The Meaning of a Fireplace in a Dream

Fire itself is a very primal symbol, and holds universal significance to human beings across the globe.  Fire is both a destroyer and sustainer of life.  Fire protects against wild animals and enables food to be cooked.  Fire originally enabled people to see in the dark, and for this reason has profound connections with divinity … More The Meaning of a Fireplace in a Dream

The Meaning of Bread in a Dream

Advent Calendar Day 8: Bread Welcome to the eighth day of the Dream Well advent calendar! (Sorry it is a bit late, but don’t worry, day 9 will follow shortly after so we will keep on schedule!)  Today we are looking at dreams of bread.  This may be a dream of bread baking, of eating … More The Meaning of Bread in a Dream

The Meaning of A Wolf Who Wants to be Tame in a Dream

  Today, we continue our journey into the wild places, but consider the idea of the wolf, and what if she wanted to be tamed? I have written a general post on wolves, which is certainly one of the most popular posts on The Dream Well. It seems many people resonate deeply with the wolf … More The Meaning of A Wolf Who Wants to be Tame in a Dream

The Meaning of Wilderness in a Dream

To dream of the wilderness can also indicate a return to our wild natures, a remembering of our primal souls, or true nature.  Wilderness dreams ask us to shed the superficial and to embrace our free and wild sides, to reconsider who it is we really are behind the roles we play in life as worker, parents, sons and daughters, friends and lovers. … More The Meaning of Wilderness in a Dream

The Meaning of Old Friends in a Dream

Advent Calendar Day 3: Old Friends Welcome to the third day of the Dream Well advent calender!  Today, I have a very special request – to write about “old friends” in dreams.  What a wonderful symbol to find behind the window!  Our friendships can define us.  They can better us, and soothe us.  Through our … More The Meaning of Old Friends in a Dream