Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Dream Interpretation- Waves
I dream every night and almost always my dreams are very vivid and clear, almost as if I enter another world entirely made up by me. I can usually see some sort of connection with my dreams to the way I am feeling or to something in real life that I am experiencing. My dreams also very often for tell the future which freaks me out.
There are lots of dream interpretation books and websites and like alot of people, I am sure alot of it is bullshit. You are really the only one who can make sense and figure out the symbols of your dreams. However, out of curiosity I sometimes search the symbols and some do make alot of sense to me.
Today, I dreamed of big waves crashing against me on the beach and me trying to hold on to a rock in order not to get smashed. I also dreamed of the sea calm and me diving into it and looking at the pretty shells. While I felt pleasant at this point, when I started to collect the shells, they were really prickly and gross and would stick to me and I couldn't get them off. This makes me think of the most common saying that "things aren't what they seem" but I don't believe it stops there. I searched waves and water symbolism. This is what I found:
-Psychological Meaning: Water usually represents our feelings and emotions. Like the waters of the womb, it can also represent security, life and birth. The nature of the water can reveal your emotional state of mind. For example, if you dream of crashing waves or rocky seas, this may show that your emotions are out of control. A fast flowing river may show emotions that are rushing ahead too fast but if the waters are peaceful then so are you.
-To dream of waves, is a sign that you hold some vital step in contemplation, which will evolve much knowledge if the waves are clear; but you will make a fatal error if you see them muddy or lashed by a storm.
- To dream that you are caught in a tidal wave, signifies the strength of your emotions, perhaps accompanied by tears that you are holding back in your waking life.
- TIDAL WAVES : A tidal wave is a very strong symbol and can simply indicate that there is something stronger and more powerful that will just sweep us away without warning. It may symbolise our wish to protect some vulnerable family member.
But tidal waves are also symbolic of our feelings. They may show that we are overcome with strong feelings on an issue. The sea in dreams symbolises the feelings we have and the land the facts about some issue. For the sea to sweep over the land shows that we are making very emotional decisions, possibly based on insufficient evidence.
-The land in dreams symbolises the facts and reality of our lives. The Water symbolises the feelings as our emotions constantly move and flow. So tidal waves will often signify moments when we are very emotional and that we are starting to see emotions as facts. They are often very temporary as we often brought back to earth soon after.
- KEY WORDS : Overcome, feelings, huge forces of change, insufficient information, jumping to conclusions
The information that I have found makes ALOT of sense in relation on I am going through right now. I definitely have lots of strong overwhelming emotions. Some of them may temporarily impair my judgement and make me jump to conclusions that are not true. Although, I always try really hard to think things through logically without emotions. I always envied people who are not very emotional, but I believe it has disadvantages to them as well.
I love big, loud waves though. They are beautiful and I enjoy hearing and watching them over small "peaceful" waves. I am not sure why but somehow the bigger, violent ones are the ones that make me feel at ease. I go to the lighthouse just for this reason.