To dream of a license plate represents how we are identified or viewed by others. It reflects how our reputation, personality, or status is perceived by someone else.
A license plate is a symbol for how our decisions allow others to form opinions about us. Making out someone else's plate is then a metaphor for labeling someone based on the decisions they've made.
Negatively, a license plate may reflect too much preoccupation with how someone else's decisions are perceived as better than yours. Feelings about your decisions being too easily designated as pathetic or loser decisions without question. Feeling that you are too easily reprimanded by others get away with dishonesty with ease. Feeling that you are not being identified by God as an honest powerful person while dishonest people get away with negative behavior with ease.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her husband's truck with the license plate "NINJA" on it parked at the end of her driveway. In waking life she was in the process of getting a divorce from him and she feared that her husband would always defeat her attempts to separate with dignity and respect because he could always claim that she was crazy since she had been forced to take medication to stop hallucinations. She had anxiety about him having good luck always having a perfect way to perfectly embarrass her easily and without warning. The license plate with "NINJA" in this case may have reflected her feelings about viewing all her husband's actions in a way that is perfectly conflicting with her wishes.
To dream of licking something represents sensing of something new. Cautious or careful "tasting" of a situation. Risking testing something. Socially prodding or testing someone before getting more serious.
Alternatively, it may reflect how content or satisfied you are with a person or situation. Believing something isn't a big deal.
To dream of licked may reflect a person or situation that you feel is cautiously testing you or feeling you out. It may also reflect someone who is satisfied with you behavior.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a cat licking a security camera. In waking life his neighbor joking approached him about an anonymous complaint he had made while having no idea that he actually made the complaint.
To dream of red licorice candy represents pleasure you get from toying or experimenting with something.
To dream of black licorice candy represents enjoyment being awful or terrible to other people you are toying with. Pleasure derived from playing or experiment with something you get no personal benefit from.
Example: A girl dreamed of having a jar of red licorice sitting on a shelf. In waking life she had just lost her virginity and was feeling good expecting to experiment with other kinds of sex.
To dream of a lid represents a situation where you are showing restraint or "putting it all back. Some area of your life that is being limited on purpose. You are done using something or restoring a situation to normal.
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To dream of a lie detector represents pressure to prove your good intentions or integrity. Fear that something you're hiding or embarrassed about will be discovered. Feeling the potential for others to lose faith in you.
Alternatively, a lie detector may represent feelings about a situation where deception or immorality is impossible. Feeling that it's mandatory to be clean about all you do.
To dream of a life jacket represents security and reinforcement while confronting uncertainty or negative situations. A backup plan or insurance that you can't fail or be overwhelmed by a negative situation. Knowing that no matter what happens to you you'll make it through a serious problem. Preparing for the worst or feeling that a situation is headed towards a crisis.
Negatively, dreams of a life jacket may reflect putting too much trust is something protecting you or helping you through a difficult situation. Not being critical enough of advice. It may also reflect feelings of being stupid for having trusted something.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a dog wearing a life jacket that was so amazing that she dropped all her belongings in a bog. In waking life she trusted the advice of a doctor that gave her a bad diagnosis which ended up making her medical problem worse. She refused to work with the doctor ever again, but then ended up having to go to the hospital to fix her problem and felt completely controlled by the new doctors.
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To dream of a life review represents remembrance of everything that has happened to you before you decided to move on. You may have made a big decision or experienced a big change and are looking back over your old life. You may also be looking for mistakes you made before a change happened.
Alternatively, you may be nostalgic about everything that has happened to you before starting a new chapter of your life.
Example: A man dreamed he died of a gunshot to the head and then experiencing a life review. In waking life he finally decided to move away for a new job and was remembering everything that happened to him that lead him to this decision
To dream of using a life saver represents an opportunity or last chance to spare yourself from being overwhelmed by difficult situations or uncertainty. You or someone else may have been saved from a jam or embarrassing loss.
Positively, a life saver may reflect feelings of being lucky to have another chance or an opportunity to walk away from a problem. Taking advantage of an opportunity before it slips away. Feeling that someone was looking out for you.
To dream of an unused life saver may reflect a backup plan or safety measure. Hoping that you won't have to do something unless you absolutely have to.
To dream of a lifeboat represents a backup plan or secondary route to deal with uncertainty or negative situations. A way around an excessive amount of adversity. It may also be a sign that you are prepared to use simpler methods to deal with problems or difficulties if your original plan doesn't work. A safe way to walk away from your troubles. Having a backup plan or safe way to escape trouble in case someone doesn't help you in a crisis.
Example: A woman dreamed of getting on a lifeboat and having some difficulties doing so as someone almost tried to push her out of the boat. In waking life she went on maternity leave and feared getting replaced at her job when she left work. In this case the lifeboat mot likely reflected her sense of job security she got from taking maternity leave.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of having a lifeboat. In waking life she was very concerned about having an easy way to end a relationship if she didn't like dating the man anymore.
To dream of a lifeguard represents behavior that responsibly prevents others from going overboard or becoming overwhelmed by an uncertain situation. Keeping others from hurting themselves. An emotional backup plan or safety net to stop you from "drowning in your problem." Correcting a situation if it doesn't stay safe. A choice or option that allows you to escape emotional hardship. Objectivity that never allows you to completely succumb to a problem or feel that something permanent. Confronting an uncertain or negative situation responsibly. Making sure someone else doesn't do too far or get embarrassed by facing their problems. Awareness of potential dangers. Precautions being taken.
Negatively, dreaming of a lifeguard may also reflect you or someone else that is responsibly allowing others to break the rules without going overboard. Making sure dangerous behavior.
To dream of expecting a lifeguard to save you may reflect your expectations that someone will responsible intervene on your behalf if you get overwhelmed by a problem.
Example: A woman dreamed of an attractive lifeguard that she ended up rejecting. In waking life she had just broken up with her boyfriend, considered getting back with him because she felt so bad about it, but then realized it was for the best to avoid her ex for good. The lifeguard represented her emotional back up plan or way out of her heart ache by knowing she could talk to her ex again if she wanted to.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of a lifeguard. In waking life she was pregnant and taking Lamaze classes. The lifeguard may have reflected her feelings about the Lamaze classes giving her the confidence to handle herself when the day she would give birth finally came.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of talking to a lifeguard. In waking life she felt that she had to be careful as she entered a new relationship.
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To dream of being lifted up represents a rising of confidence or understanding. An increase in your belief in yourself. You may also feel supported in your attempts to overcome a problem or win at something. An uplifting and wonderful feeling. Feeling encouraged.
To dream of light represents clarity, illumination, understanding issues, guidance, or insight. It may also reflect inspiration. Perhaps, "light is being shed" on a difficult or confusing situation. Alternatively, light may reflect truth or answers. Something in your life that is being "noticed" for what it really is.
Consider the color of the light for additional meaning.
To dream of turning on a light represents a choice or situation in your life that you want to notice or draw attention to. Choosing what you pay attention to or get involved in. It may also reflect what you choose to feel good about.
To dream of turning on a dull light may represent your wish to avoid looking too deeply into a problem or to try understand your own behavior. Feeling uninspired or dull.
To dream that you cannot turn on a light represents a lack of insight or inspiration.
To dream of having no light represents a lack of hope, understanding, clarity, guidance, or information. You can't figure out what is going on with a problem. Alternatively, it may reflect feelings of having no hope or that there is nothing good happening. Fear, or a negative situation preoccupies your thinking.
Bright light dreams are common for those who are near death because it reflects the dreamers total preoccupation with noticing life being close to it's end. The bright light reflects the dreamers inability to notice anything else except their impending death.
Example: A man dreamed of turning off a light. In waking life he had decided to change his mind about visiting his mother and felt guilty about it. Turning off the lights reflected his decision to not have a good time visiting his mother.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of bright lights in a hospital. In waking life she was having a difficult menstrual cycle and had to keep upbeat about it because she felt she couldn't do anything about it. The bright lights reflected her choice to be a positive as she could about getting through her problem.
Example 3: A man dreamed of having a light on while he was inside a cavern. In waking life he was doing a lot of self-reflection while alone and thinking over his problems.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing a column of light disappearing. In waking life a man she realized that a man she thought she loved didn't really love her.
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To dream of a light bulb represents an idea. It may also reflect your awareness of whether or not an idea is working. Trying light bulbs in a lamp may reflect new ideas you are experimenting with. Giving different methods a shot and watching the results. Approaching a situation from a new direction.
To dream of a burned out light bulb represents feeling ineffective or your awareness that an idea doesn't work. Feel like you are out of ideas or have nothing to offer.
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To dream of a light fixture represents a situation that you can choose to notice anytime you want. An option that is always available to you. Action that you can take if you want to.
To dream of a light switch represents feelings about being able to instantly feel safe, confident, or successful. Feelings about being able to easily witness an area of your life working. The ability to be creative at will. The ability to actualize your ideas at will. The ability to instantly create a positive change on demand. Your feelings about a situation being easy to control or navigate. Your feelings about the expectation of safety or easiness. Professional advice or behavior that makes a situation instantly easier.
Negatively, dreaming about a light switch may reflect an naive or arrogant attitude about how easy a situation is. Feeling that it's easy to instantly take control of situation. Feeling that it's easy to do something dishonest to witness yourself getting an advantage. Dangerous or risky ideas easily carried out. Expectations that you can be absolved or forgiven easily when you don't deserve to be. Watching other people be manipulated with ease to your own benefit. Arrogant beliefs that you deserve to easily use a resource when it only benefits you and not when it benefits others. Too much confidence in your intelligence or creativity.
To dream of a light switch not working represents feelings about being unable to feel that safety is under your control. New ideas or changes are not helping to illuminate truth as you expected. Feeling that you creativity is not working. A sense of risk or danger that you feel is impossible to avoid in the interim. An area of your life is not as easy or safe as you expected. Professional advice or behavior that is not making your life instantly easier. Unpleasant feelings about being unable to witness an area of your life working.
To dream of a light switch not working in a hallway may reflect feelings about being unable to safely make a change or transition in your life. A transition that you feel is not going to be easy. Feelings about the ambiguous nature of a transition that is close at hand. Feeling uninspired or unlucky as you make a change in your life. Feeling that professional advice or behavior is not helping you during a transition.
To dream of a light switch being turned on and off repeatedly represents feelings of safety or security not being stable. Feeling that you can't be confident in your ability to easily understand a situation. Intentionally keeping a situation ambiguous or insecure. Feeling that you are not being allowed to feel confident in a situation. Testing the security or stability of a situation. Intentionally annoying others or feeling that someone intentionally annoying you. Insecurity about a decision being witnessed. Insecurity with a relationship being acknowledged. Insecurity about the maintaining stability in your life.
Example: A man dreamed of a light switch not working. In waking life he felt that all his new ideas couldn't bring inspiration to his life. He felt that he lacked vision. The light switch not working in this case may have reflected his inability to sees his ideas bringing quick inspiration into his life.
To dream of a lighter represents your ability to start something whenever you want. A situation or problem you can give momentum to whenever you want.
To dream of a Zippo lighter represents an ability to start something whenever you want that you enjoy toying with. A metaphor for noticing the beauty in what you know you can do.
Example: A man dreamed of playing with a Zippo lighter. In waking life he was feeling good telling an enemy that he could get revenge on him whenever he wanted.
To dream of a lighthouse represents guidance during a difficult or dangerous situation. It may also reflect you knowing what to do during a stressful moment or crisis. Awareness or knowledge of how to avoid danger or trouble.
To dream of lightning represents unexpected or sudden changes in your life. Sudden realizations or emotional changes. Lightning may also reflect situations that have been activated or initiated. Alternatively, lightning may also reflect your feelings about how quick and effective something is. Problems being solved quickly without any questions. Emotional shock or sudden unexpected events. Inspiration or sudden great ideas.
Negatively, lightning may reflect a shocking turn of events. Feelings about how dangerous or irreversible sudden changes are.
Consider the color of the lightning for additional meaning.
Blue lightning symbolizes sudden changes are that very positive. Possibly reflecting feelings about something being the best thing that every happened to you. Disbelief at how positive a sudden a big change or new beginning is. Feeling shocked that something terrible has ended. Alternatively, it may reflect the intention to resolve a negative situation as quick as possible.
To dream of dark green lightning represents a sudden change in your life that is caused by selfishness or someone else's arrogance. Fast acting problem solving motivated completely by selfishness. Negatively, green lightning may reflect situations where someone powerful has been embarrassed and is taken shockingly quick action to correct it.
To see red lightning represents sudden changes in your life caused by negative intentions or negative situations. Feeling surprised by something dangerous or evil. Quick action taken by you or someone else when angry. Quick retribution by you or someone else that is a "total asshole." A shockingly fast negative turn of events.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her husband's penis with a lightning symbol on the head of the penis. In waking life she had left him, was pregnant, and was beginning to feel that staying with him for the sake of the kids was a good idea because he could take care of the bills faster than she could on her own. The lightning symbolized her feelings about how quickly and effectively her husband could take care of the finances.
To dream of the lily flower represents sensitivity about noticing that a situation or relationship is more special or more beautiful than others.
Negatively, dreaming of lilies may represent situations where you or someone else is putting a positive spin on a bad behavior. Trying to feel good that something bad or wrong is a beautiful thing. A positive attitude about adultery.
Example: A woman dreamed of being given a lily flower by a man. In waking life she was cheating on her husband with a man that didn't want a serious relationship and wanted to keep the sexual relationship the same. The lily flower represented how the man she was having an affair with wanted her to feel good about noticing that the adulterous sexual relationship was a special one because the sex was so good.
To dream of a lily pad represents contradiction of beliefs. A person or situation always surprises you by doing the opposite of what you expect them to.
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To dream of a lime represents thoughts and feelings about having to wait for something, setbacks, and delays. It may also symbolize your feelings about not getting what you wanted.
To dream of a limousine represents decision-making or a direction in life that where everything is being done for you. You may be noticing other people doing all the work for you in some situation. A limo may reflect power, wealth, prestige as you are catered to.
Example: A woman dreamed of driving around in a limousine with Ronald Reagan. In waking life she was heavily pregnant and everyone she knew was trying their hardest to make her feel good while trying to make her life easier doing all her chores for her.
To dream of limping while walking represents a problem that's holding you back or distracting you. Feeling emotionally or physically exhausted. You may feel unable to express yourself or succeed in full force. It may also reflect emotional wounding that is effecting your confidence.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a limping rabbit. In waking life she was emotionally and physically exhausted from making a huge move from one US State to another with her family.
To see a line in your dream symbolizes duality, limits, boundaries and rules. It may also reflect movement, progress, or a lack thereof. Alternatively, it could reflect a direction in life you are headed (good/bad, health/sickness, rich/poor). A straight path towards a goal.
To dream that you are crossing a line represents overstepping a boundary or moving beyond the limits of some area of your life.
To see a line of people or objects may represent an area of your life that is being prioritized. It could also point to an area of your life that needs your full attention.
To dream of standing in line may represent something you are waiting for in waking life. It may also reflect impatience. You may not feel that your needs are a priority. Other people may seem to always come before you. Standing in line could also represent your feelings about where you stand in relation to others. You may feel you deserve more.
To dream of someone cutting in from of you in the line you are standing in represents feelings about other people getting unfair preferential treatment. Fear of losing your role or placement at work. Concerns with others having to do less then you to achieve the same goals.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing someone cut in the line she was standing in. In waking life she was concerns about losing her position and tenure at work if she took maternity leave.
Example 2: A man dreamed of being in a room with red line on the floor and a Gypsy across from him. In waking life he was living with an attractive roommate who flashed her breasts at him. He was secretly wondering what the "boundaries" were in the living arrangement because he wanted to have sex with her. The line may have reflected his concerns about when his behavior towards her would be considered "crossing the line."
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To dream of lingerie represents enticement. Your or some aspect of your personality is arousing hope or desire. Lingerie may point to sexual enticement as well as desirable life situations that are arousing interest.
To dream of wearing lingerie represents your personality being focused on enticing a person or situation towards a goal you have. It may also reflect sexual desire you feel for someone or your attempts initiate intimacy with them.
Lingerie can also represent the readiness of one aspect of your life to merge with another aspect of your life in creating a life experience. One area of your life or aspect of your personality enticing or luring another to form another kind of experience.
To dream of a lingerie store represents your attempt to become a more enticing, interesting, or desirable person to others. You want to be more attractive or difficult to resist. You may be trying to figure out a way to make yourself stand out or win someone over.
A lingerie store may also reflect your wish to have your ideas, beliefs, or choices become more desirable to others. You may want to make "your side" or "your plans" difficult to resist.
Alternatively, a lingerie store may reflect your wish to decide how to best sexually attract someone.
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To dream of lint represents an irritating flaw or obstacle that distracts you. An annoying imperfection that you feel is wasting your time waste time.
Example: A young man dreamed of removing lint from his clothing. In real life he was in the process of finally figuring out the solution to a very frustrating problem.
To dream of a lion tamer represents behavior that is focused on keeping controlling and aggressive tendencies in check. You may be a experiencing a situation where you are totally preoccupied by keeping a powerful or controlling person well-behaved. It may also reflect your attempt to learn self-control over anger or to be less of a dominating presence with others.
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To dream of lions represents feelings of total control or domination of others. Either your own need to control others, or your projection of other people who you feel want to control you.
Positively, a lion may represent leadership, courage, or using your temper for good purposes. Yelling at misbehaving children or dishonest people. Angry threats towards criminal-minded people. Terrifying enemies or bullies with your anger. Standing up to someone. Forcing other people to respect you with fear. Strong leadership.
Negatively, a lion may reflect a fear of people who you are allowing to control you. Angry intimidating people in your life. A fear of bullies. Fearing upsetting someone powerful. A persistent feeling of trying very hard not to upset someone. Fearing employers, doctors, dentists, police, or other people with professional authority that you don't want to embarrass yourself with. A fear of legal consequences. Fearing not complying with high standards that are expected of you. Alternatively, it may reflect your abuse or exploitation of power to control others. Losing your temper with people you care about. A really bad temper. An overreaction or embarrassing power trip.
To dream of a female lioness may represent controlling females or feelings of being dominated by women. A fear of angering a powerful women.
Example: A woman dreamed of having a pet lion. In waking life she was cheating on her husband with a very aggressive man whom she felt she had to look after.
Example 2: A man dreamed of female lions running around a store he regularly shopped at. In waking life when he shopped at the store he was very insecure about what the store owners thought about him. He felt socially controlled.
Example 3: A man dreamed of trying to avoid lions. In waking life he was successfully treating a serious health problem with a natural vitamin supplement and he feared that when he spoke to his medical doctors that they would force him to stop taking it.
Example 4: A young man dreamed of fearing lions. In waking life he was very insecure about attending a really strict school with high standards.
Example 5: A man dreamed of a lion he was trying to avoid. In waking life he regretted yelling at his son and was having problems apologizing for it.
To dream of liposuction represents powerful or drastic measures to reduce the issues in life that embarrass you or prevent you from being perfect. Quickly cutting out "dead weight" or irresponsible behavior. You may be preoccupied with the impression you make on others.
Negatively, liposuction may reflect quick fixes and a lack of fundamental discipline. Finding the easy way out of a problem that will only give you a short term advantage. Unsustainable changes to impress others.
To dream of lips represents invitation, or temptation. Something that is beginning to interest you in thinking a certain way or doing something you like.
Lips with red lipstick represent sexual temptation. Usually negative in perspective such as sexual desire for someone you don't really care about. Lips with red lipstick may also reflect an aspect of your personality that is tempting you.
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To dream of lipstick represents an aspect of your personality that feels superior or more deserving than others. Wanting to outdo or outperform others you feel are less important. Being "positiver" than someone else. It may be a sign that you or someone believes that they are smarter, stronger, richer, or better than someone else at something. It may also reflect a higher sense of maturity over others.
Negatively, lipstick may represent you or someone else that is inducing jealousy in others. It may also reflect conceit or arrogance. Believing it's impossible for you to ever lose or have to lower your standards.
To dream of putting on lipstick represents feelings that something about you gives you an edge over others. You may have more experience, resources, information, or physical superiority.
Example: A girl dreamed of noticing herself wearing lipstick in photographs she was looking at with her ex-boyfriend. In real life she was helping him get through a tragic death and wanted to appear to him as a more mature or "better person" who was capable of friendship despite their past. The dream reflected her wish to be remembered or viewed as a more supportive friend than his other friends.
To dream of hard liquor represents situations in your life where you are enjoying yourself with strong power, danger, or the potential to go overboard. It may also mean that you are enjoying risk taking or taking something to the extreme.
Negatively, hard liquor may be a sign that there is the potential to go too far with something that you are exploiting. Having too much of a good time with a risk.
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To dream of a litter box represents your willingness to "pay the cost" to feel good no matter what problems arise. "Putting up with shit" because it's worth it to you. Extra efforts to keep yourself comfortable or overlooking the dirty aspects of something you like. Consider the type of animal using the litter box for additional symbolism.
To dream of a cat's litter box represents your extra efforts to maintain a comfortable false sense of reality. Your willingness to "pay the cost" or keep cleaning up after whatever problems arise from your unwillingness to face reality. Putting up "someone else's shit" because lying to yourself feels better.
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To dream of a human liver represents feelings about yourself being able recover from any problems that arise. Confidently feeling that you are never able to lose.
To dream of a liver ailment or illness may represents feelings about yourself having trouble recovering or "bouncing back" in a waking life situation. Not being able to return to a worry free mindset like normal.
To dream of losing a liver or having liver failure represents feelings about yourself losing or failing in some way that you don't belief you can ever recover from. Feelings about a potentially permanent state of losing.
To dream of removing someone else's liver may represent your feelings about permanently insuring that an enemy can never recover or move on from what you do to them. Keeping your enemy permanently losing or having no ability to get restore their power or confidence.
To dream of a living room represents mental or emotional comfort. Usually a symbol for being very relaxed or unconcerned about an issue or situation. Thinking that nothing is wrong. It may also reflect personal time or feeling that you are done with the hard work of a situation.
Negatively, a living room may represent laziness or being too comfortable with a situation.
Example: A woman dreamed of people walking into her living room and dumping piles of poop. In waking life she ran a counseling practice and was starting to feel that she was taking too much work home with her. The living room scenario reflected how she was too comfortable taking care of everyone else's problems during her personal time.
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To dream of a llama represents behavior that thinks it's better than others in a manner that is both obvious and ridiculous. People in your life that openly express their belief of themselves to be better than others when you think that it looks silly. Stupid people who think they are attractive.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing a llama that had to be hidden. In waking life a girl that liked him kept sending him text messages even though she knew he had a girlfriend already. The llama in this case may have reflect his feelings about how arrogantly vain and stupid he felt the girl sending him texts messages was because she wouldn't accept the reality that she wasn't perceived to be more attractive than his girlfriend to the point of being ridiculous.
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To dream of a loan represents resources, favors, or free time that has to be paid back. Knowing that you'll have to give something back. Short term success with long-term consequences. Asking for help that may come with a price. Being refused a loan may reflect a rejected offer for help.
Negatively, a loan in a dream may be a sign that you are too reliant on others.
Alternatively, a loan may reflect your financial concerns.
To dream of being in a lobby represents your preoccupation with waiting for the next step or phase. A lobby may be a sign that you are excited about a choice or plan that is close to be realized. It may also reflect your patience with someone who is catering to you while you're delayed.
To dream of a lobotomy represents a powerful change in behavior or attitude that is noticeably never the same as it was before. Negatively, a lobotomy may reflect a trauma, severe damage to confidence, or a major reduction is independent spirit. Seeing yourself or someone else permanently suppressed.
Positively, a lobotomy may reflect a dangerous person or situation in your life that has been suppressed indefinitely.
To dream of a lobster represents a difficulty in freeing yourself from a problem. Feeling you that someone will never stop talking about problem if you even bring it up once. Difficulty getting other people to stop reminding you of your negativity if you allow them to have any control or power at all. Sensitive angry people who will not stop trying to control you with something they are angry at you about.
Lobsters may also reflect feelings of your self taking risks discussing topics that are sensitive to other people.
Positively, dreaming about a lobster may reflect your persistence with dishonest people. Never letting go of someone who has been dishonest until they are honest. Using any opportunity you can to persistently never let a dishonest person avoid a responsibility.
Negatively, dreaming of a lobster may reflect petty or nauseating attempts to remind people of something wrong they did. Persistently reminding people of their faults if they make a single mistake. Hyper-sensitive nagging or reminding. Never stopping reminding people of why they aren't perfect.
To dream of eating lobster may reflect feelings of never having to worry about being controlled again. Enjoying yourself not having to put up with someone else's annoying persistence, nagging, or reminders. Enjoying peace and quiet. Enjoying someone else's passivity or inability to bother you again. Enjoying the power control people by telling them to never bother you again. Negatively, dreams about eating lobster may reflect a dishonest use of power to control honest people from bothering you about your dishonesty. Threats of revealing secrets, using leverage, or calling in favors to keep honest people from bothering you.
Example: A man dreamed of trying to kill live lobsters and keep them for food. In waking life he was trying to intelligently avoid debt collectors and people who wanted to take large portions of money he had accrued. He felt that if he didn't perfectly avoid them that they would never stop coming for the rest of his money. The lobsters may have reflected his feelings about the consequences of cooperating with debt collectors whom he felt would never leave him alone again if he ever gave them any money at all.
Example 2: A man dreamed of being bitten by a lobster he couldn't shake off. In waking life he made a serious mistake in school and a teacher wouldn't stop reminding him of his mistake everyday until he was perfectly complaint for over a month.
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To dream of the Loch Ness Monster represents insensitivity or terribleness that you can never prove. A problem that is unbearable. A negative situation that taunts you that you can't ever do anything about it.
Alternatively, the Lock Ness Monster may reflect a constant feeling of disappointment about something you can't prove.
To dream of being locked out represents your inability to do what you want or to feel what you want. You may feel cut off or kept away from something. You may also feel unable to see something. An obstacle, boundary, or impossible requirement. A lock could also reflect someone else's sense of ownership. Alternatively, you may feel that you're unable to see someone else's hidden motives.
To dream of your key not working on a lock may reflect your need to find new answers or insight to your problems. You may have to try something new to find a solution.
To dream of picking a lock represents your attempt to defy the rules or get around boundaries.
To dream of being locked in represents your feeling that you can't get away from something. You may feel stuck with a person or situation. A sense of restriction or confinement.
To dream of being locked out represents feelings of being excluded, abandoned, or feeling like outsider. Consider whether being locked out is purposeful or not for additional meaning.
To dream of locking something may represent restrictions you are making for others or your attempt to shut off others completely. Alternatively, you may feel that certain demands must be met emotionally or situationally by someone else. You feel a sense of ownership over something.
To dream of being unable to lock something may reflect feelings of vulnerability, a lack of privacy, or an inability to stop someone.
Example: A woman dreamed being unable to lock a door and feeling unsafe. In waking life she feared that her husband's sex addiction couldn't be stopped and that it would ruin their marriage.
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To dream of your own personal locker represents issues, information, or access to something in your life that you don't want to share or make available to others. You may have a secret, or something that is very personal that you want to keep private.
To dream that you can't get your own locker open represents feelings of being unable to be yourself or share something personal. Feeling cut off from yourself. The bright, funny, or real you may feel displaced. You may be feeling social uncomfortable. Practicing self-acceptance may be helpful.
To dream of opening your own personal locker represents your willingness to be open about something or to share something. You have feelings, ideas, or knowledge you are willing to share.
To dream of placing objects inside a locker represents new feelings, knowledge or ideas that you don't want to share with anyone.
To dream of someone else's locker represents issues with access to things you can't have or answers to problems that are hidden from you. There are obstacles, or barriers to attaining what you want.
To dream of breaking into someone else's locker represents your strong motivation to figure out a problem or get what you want. You may have done everything you could, or used all available resources to find something out, or get access to something.
To dream of a locksmith represents an aspect of yourself that is adept at defying rules or boundaries. The ability to get around obstacles or agreements if needed. A locksmith may also reflect you or someone else that can easily talk or convince others into surrendering their emotional barriers. Social skills or resourcefulness to access a goal that others can't.
To dream of locusts represents devastation or the belief that you may lose everything that you've worked for.
To dream of a log represents a big change or transformation. You are headed in new direction in your life. Positively, long standing problem is being dealt with completely. Negatively, something you always relied on is completely gone.
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To dream of a log ride represents a negative or uncertain situation that you are enjoying yourself with while knowing that you don't have to care about any consequences. An unpredictable obstacle that you choose to subject yourself to just to see what happens.
Example: A young man dreamed of being on a log ride. In waking life the he attempted to discover the cause of a mysterious illness with medical tests just to see what would turn up. The log ride symbolized the ordeal of preparing for the tests and the anticipation of the unpredictable results.
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To dream of a lion cloth represents the personality that is focused on never giving in. Sacrificing nothing at all to people or situations that are trying to fail you. It may reflect your fearlessness or stubborn resistance to a difficult problem.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a boy in a loincloth. In waking life she spent a lot of time discussing how horrible her past was and how difficult it was for her to get through it all. The boy in the loincloth reflected her view of herself never giving in no matter what.
To dream of a lollipop represents enjoying thinking it's easy to feel special all the time. Feeling good that other people are treating you special all the time. A sense of security in feeling good getting special treatment. Enjoying being popular. Enjoying feeling special with people of the opposite sex liking you.
Negatively, dreaming about a lollipop may reflect too much confidence in how easy it is to enjoy getting special treatment all the time. Never believing you deserve anything except to feel good getting special treatment. Enjoying being mean to people while you are popular.
Lollipops in dreams are common to people thinking about or experiencing oral sex.
Example: A young man dreamed of giving his ex-girlfriend a red lollipop. In waking life he was enjoying himself making jokes about their past sex life which involved oral sex.
Example 2: A young girl dreamed of seeing a lollipop tree. In waking life she was aware of herself being very confident in her popularity giving her special treatment no matter how mean she was to people less popular than her.
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To dream of London represents social interaction where being an experienced winner is important. Social interaction with others that revolves around feeling total certainty or confidence at all times. Social interaction where feeling or projecting yourself an accomplished winner is important. Social situations where everyone already knows what it takes to be a winner. Social interaction with others where you are "in the big league." Situations where you feel very successful with superior experience. Feeling like a "big important player."
Negatively, dreaming about London may reflect social interaction with others that is arrogant about being more experienced at being a winner than others. Feeling that you don't count at all when socially interacting with others if you aren't noticed as an accomplished winner. Social interaction with others where you are showing off looking more accomplished or experienced at being a perfect winner. Being too pleased with yourself for your success or superior experience. Talking too much with others about your success. Putting too much importance on your success to belief in yourself or feel confident around people.
Example: A man dreamed of being in London. In waking life his business was taking off and becoming very successful.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of being in London by herself. In waking life she had just recovered from a nervous breakdown and slowly feeling more confident about meeting new people. London in this case may have reflected her over-reliance on feeling like a confident winner to be comfortable talking to new people.
To dream of being lonely represents your dislike of being rejected or misunderstood. It may also reflect a longing to do something new. Depressions, regrets, feeling sad in waking life.
Alternatively, the dream may mirror waking life feelings of loneliness and be a sign that you need to open up more or try new things.
To dream of feeling alone represents feelings of rejection or a lack of support. You may feel that no one understands you or wants to help you. Feeling unliked.
Alternatively, feeling alone may be a sign that you feel the need face problems on your own. Feeling that others don't understand your current ideas or that you have prove yourself without anyone else's help.
Positively, feeling alone may reflect your wish for independence. Thinking that you don't need anyone else to succeed. Taking the initiative or doing things for yourself.
Example: A young boy dreamed of being lonely and being under his blankets in bed. In waking life his parents were getting divorced and he was hopelessly wishing they would get back together. Feeling lonely in bed in the dream may have reflected his feelings not being loved or supported like he was used to as his parents split. Feeling little while his family broke up. The dream may may have also pointed out his fear of communicating his feelings to his parents.
Example 2: A man dreamed of being inside an empty house and feeling cold and lonely. In waking life he had a serious illness that he believed to guarantee that he never had another relationship with a women ever again.
To dream of long hair represents freedom, power and status.
To dream of having long hair cut short may reflect feelings about losing your freedom, power, or status. Embarrassing losses that you have to live with. Feeling controlled after first experiencing freedom.
To dream of longing for someone or something represents feelings of personal deprivation. Difficulty having time away from your interests or life situations you have become accustomed to. Experiencing a deviation from your usual patterns.
A dream of longing may also mirror waking life feelings of being separated from your partner.
Negatively, longing in a dream may be a sign that you don't want to listen to anyone else at all because you like something too much. It may also reflect a problem with patience or moderation. Difficulty adjusting after a period of heightened stimulation.
To dream of looking at a place or person represents your focus or careful thoughts about an area of your life.
To dream of someone looking at you represents feelings of being important or get more attention than usual. Feelings about being more interesting than other people. Being the focus of someone else's attention or the topic of someone else's conversation. Feelings about "the answer staring you in the face."
Negatively, dreaming of being looked at may reflect feelings of unwanted attention or your privacy being invaded. It may also reflect an awareness of other people being irritated or angry with you. Feeling that someone thinks you're stupid or not good enough. Embarrassment of bad choices being confronted. Feelings of inevitability about confronting something different you don't want to confront.
Example: A woman dreamed of carefully looking at a piece of gold she found. In waking life she was carefully weighing the option of abandoning her ex-husband so that she could focus more on her own health problems.
Example 2: A man dreamed of looking at a coin. In waking life he was very focused on a new insight he was shocked to have learned.
Example 3: A man dreamed of looking at a beautiful woman. In waking life he was very focused on how incredible a recent discovery he made was.
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To dream of a loon represents confusion or awkwardness. It may also represent feelings of being stranded.
To dream of seeing loose change represents power, resources, or abilities you have that aren't as easy to use as you'd like them to be. You are capable of doing something anytime you want, but there is work or difficulties in involved.
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To dream of looting (theft) represents feelings about having no fear about being witnessed being dishonest. Dishonesty that is out in the open and obvious with nothing to stop it. Feeling that you deserve to be dishonest and get away with it. Feeling that you deserve to get away with dishonest behavior because your life is unhappy or difficult. Enjoying dishonest behavior. Using a bad situation as an excuse to be dishonest to help yourself. Feeling that it's okay to seize property or act dishonest because a situation is too dangerous to make it matter. Feeling good never having to pay someone back a debt. Feeling that because your life is difficult you don't deserve to repay someone or that being dishonest is acceptable. Choosing to be dishonest because other people are. Dishonesty that nobody can do anything to stop. Feeling that people can't stop you if you choose to be dishonest. Using a bad situation to help yourself with no concern for how it may effect others.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing people looting. In waking life he had serious debt problems and in the end felt the only way out was to openly refuse to pay back his debts out of desperation. He had no concerns for being witnessed as a dishonest person if it meant he would not have to pay back the debts. He felt that his life was already so bad that he deserved to get away with not paying his debts back.
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To dream of Los Angeles represents social interaction with others revolving around not wanting to look like a loser first. Social activity where looking like a winner is most important.
Negatively, Los Angeles may represent social interaction where you feel people are not doing anyone else a favor if you don't have to. Only respecting or listening to people if they are more powerful than you. Terrible feeling relationships driven by self-interest. You or someone else that thinks their own needs are more important. Los Angeles may reflect a selfish desire to get ahead or cutting people off when they are no longer useful.
To dream of losing a possession or something you own represents power, resources, or feelings that you can't have any more. You may be experiencing a significant life change or recently had to stop doing something that made you feel special or important. Feelings about yourself being a loser. Awareness of yourself being jealous. Poor self-image, feeling self-conscious, or a loss of confidence. Fear of your competition being better than you or that you will lose an opportunity.
To dream of losing a competition represents feelings of not being good enough. You may have lost an opportunity that you thought was important. Jealousy that you are not good enough. Jealousy of problems or people you don't like being unstoppable.
Example: A woman dreamed of lost her purse. In waking life she had to give up her Church duties because of other family responsibilities. The church duties gave her a strong purpose in life which she felt she lost.
Example 2: A man dreamed of fearing losing a battle against killer crabs. In waking life he was fearing losing serious health battle.
Example 3: A young man dreamed of sulking after an embarrassing loss. In waking life he had lost his friends who didn't want to talk to him anymore.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of losing. In waking life she was feeling anxiety and jealousy about the potential to loss out on an opportunity to date a guy she liked because other women were also interested in him.
To dream of being lost represents your attempt to find your way through a situation that's unfamiliar or making you insecure. You may be experiencing a strange or scary situation that is unsettling because it's new. An overwhelming feeling of confusion or uncertainty in waking life. Not knowing what to do next or where to turn. Feeling that you will never escape a problem or find an answer you need. You're lacking the clarity you want in a situation you are not accustomed to. Wanting clarification in business or spirituality. Feeling that you can't restore your life or relationships to normal no matter what you try. A lack of direction. Feeling unprepared for something you are experiencing. A fear losing something secure in your life. Feeling humiliated and not knowing what to do about it. Feeling lost without someone important in your life. Insecure feelings about a partner that has left you. Feeling that you are losing someone special in your life that made you feel secure and don't know how to live without them.
Negatively, dreaming of being lost may be a sign that you are too emotionally dependent on something or someone. A weak independent spirit or lack of self-reliance. Too sensitive about being without someone or something in your life.
Alternatively, being lost in a dream reflects distractions that have made you lose your sense of purpose or direction. Going off on a tangent that distracts you from the big picture. Feeling like you are wasting your time or that your life is going in circles. A warning dream about the potential for bad choices that may lead you astray.
Dreams of being lost and wanting to get home represents your wish to find stability or create a sense of normalcy in a situation. Being frustrated that you can't get something back to normal. A wish to be reconnected with what makes you happy.
Being lost in a dream may be a sign that you need to sort through your priorities for you make an important decision.
To dream of being lost while driving represents plans or decisions that have fallen prey to distractions. Losing sight of the big picture while focusing too much on the details.
To dream of being lost in a forest may represent feelings of being overwhelmed with confusion. Not knowing where to begin to address a problem or get yourself out of trouble. Feeling that there are no solutions and nobody to help you. Feeling that you've completely lost your way in a waking life situation.
To dream of being lost in a haunted house represents feelings of being stuck with unresolved issues from your past. You may feel unable to escape the torment of a bad history or unpleasant past relationships. Bad choices that have left you unable to avoid an unpleasant past at all.
To dream of being lost in a city may reflect feelings of being unable to get away from people or social situations that you don't really like. Feeling that there is no easy way to avoid people without causing an argument or hurting someone's feelings.
To dream of being lost in a hospital may reflect feelings of being unable to escape problems you are trying to fix. It may also reflect a fear of being unable to escape health problems, disease, old age, or death.
The location you are in while being lost in a dream may reflect the disturbing aspects of a waking life situation that leaves feeling confused or left astray. A metaphorical description of the type of situation you feel you can't get yourself out of.
To dream of being lost in the dark may represent feelings of being desperate to do anything all with no way to. Feeling unable to control anything that is happening to you. Feeling that you are completely on your own with no answers or help in sight. Alternatively, it may also reflect powerful feelings of isolation or loneliness.
To dream of being lost in fog represents feelings about being unable to escape a situation that uncertain, mysterious, or giving you mixed signals. The dream may be a sign that you are allowing someone else's lack of clarity to keep you insecure and confused.
Example: A young girl dreamed of being lost trying to find her way to her old high-school. In waking life she was having problems adjusting to a new school she was forced to attend because her parents had moved to a new district. The dream may have reflected her feelings about her new school not being the same socially and having problems fitting in the same way she did before with her old friends.
Example 2: A very young girl had recurring dreams of being lost. In waking life her parents where getting a divorce and she was insecure about her family life.
Example 3: A woman dreamed that she had lost a man she had fallen in love with. In waking life the man was moving to another US state and she felt she lost her opportunity to date him.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of being lost. In waking life she had adopted a boy and the birth mother was trying to reconnect with the boy. She felt like she was losing her relationship with the child as the child grew closer to his birth mother. She felt that she lost her relevance to the child.
Example 5: A young girl dreamed of being lost at elementary school. In waking life she was confused as to how to act or getting along with her grandmother whom she didn't like very much.
Example 6: A woman dreamed of seeing her father being lost. In waking life her father was suffering from dementia and she was concerned about his well-being.
Example 7: A woman dreamed of losing someone special to them. In waking life they feared that that person would soon no longer be a part of their life.
Example 8: A woman had recurring dreams throughout her youth and into her adult life. In waking life she felt a constant sense of being isolated from her family.
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To dream of winning the lottery represents a lot of power or resources you feel you've gained through chance. You may feel you really lucked out. Something good may have happened to you and you can't believe how wonderful it is.
To dream of buying a lottery ticket may represent your hope for good luck with a big opportunity. Taking a chance with something good that you hope happens.
Example: A young man dreamed of winning the lottery. In waking life he landed a really good job that he wasn't expecting at all.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing himself being told he won the lottery and not believing it. In waking life his father had took all his money and refused to give it back. When he heard his father was dying he felt like the luckiest person alive.
To dream of a lotus flower represents beauty or sensitivity that one will risk everything they have to stop others from having. Something special that is worth risking everything to keep for yourself.
Alternatively, a lotus flower may reflect a beautiful person or possession that makes everyone else live in desire for.
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To dream of the lotus sex position represents an enjoyable experience where you like needing or depending on something.
Example: A young women dreamed of having sex in the lotus position, being rudely interrupted, and then talking to the guy on the phone asking him if he wants to do it again and the phone went silent. In waking life she was losing her dorm at school. The lotus style sex may have reflected her feelings about enjoying having a dorm and needing it for school.
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To dream of being in love or feeling love represents a situation in your life that feels good all the time. You may be experiencing new found success or financial security.
To dream of being in love with someone you aren't involved with in real life symbolizes your strong attachment and acceptance of a quality in yourself that you see in that person. It may also reflect strong attachment or comfort with a situation that is occurring.
To dream of being in love with someone you are involved with in real life can reflect both your feelings for that person, or your strong attachment and acceptance of a personality trait you have become comfortable with. It may also reflect how good you feel about something that is happening to you.
To dream of being in love with a family member can reflects both your feelings for that person or how much you like something that is happening to you.
To dream of being in love with someone you are infatuated with or "have a crush" on may symbolize a powerful desire for that person. You may not believe you can ever have that person, or possibly fear never having them. This applies to celebrity "crushes" as well.
To be in love with celebrities which you have no attraction to in real life symbolizes your strong attachment or acceptance to some quality in yourself that you see in that celebrity. It may also reflect how much you like something that is happening to you.
To be in love with people you recognize, but have no physical attraction for symbolizes your strong attachment or acceptance to some quality in yourself that you see in that person.
To be in love with a stranger represents a strong attachment or acceptance of new qualities in yourself, or new situations. Something in your life may be encouraging new feelings, or feelings you haven't had in a very long time.
Example: A man dreamed of falling in love. In waking life his struggling business finally began to make money.
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To dream of using lubrication represents a wish to make something feel easy all the time. What you feel you need to give to or do for others to make a situation smoother. A desire to experience non-stop winning or no challenges at all. Trying to improve co-operation with people.
Negatively, lubrication in a dream may be a sign that you need to take a break. Too much of a concern with some area of your life running smoothly all the time.
To dream of needing or no having enough lubrication represents difficulties smoothing out a situation or relationship. Anxiety about having to stop something that you feel is important to occur smoothly. Feeling that you lack a way to persuade others or make them co-operate. A situation is not as easy as you'd like it to be.
To dream of lubrication for sexual activity represents a wish to make an enjoyable or pleasurable waking life experience occur without any difficulties at all. Wanting to enjoy yourself with total ease. Something you are doing to make enjoying yourself a lot easier or problem free.
Example: A man dreamed of having a machine that needed lubrication. In waking life he was a patient whose cerebro-spinal fluid was blocked. The dream may have been a sign that the dreamer believed that the all he needed with a quick fix to get back to work. Possibly a reflection of his anxiety about taking time off work at all.
Lucid dreaming or dreams where you are perfectly aware of yourself dreaming are usually the result of increased levels of acetylcholine in the brain. A number of food items, vitamins, or other substances (e.g nicotine)are known to have that effect. Anything with a significant effect on the brain like drugs or stress may also trigger a lucid dream.
The clarity of a lucid dream itself does not often have symbolic significance. Please refer to our dream enhancing section for more information on improving your ability to lucid dream.
Alternatively, a lucid dream may symbolically reflect a waking life situation that is unusually incredible or that surprises you with how real it is. Disbelief that you are actually experiencing something in your life.
To dream of luggage represents your feelings about desires, worries, or responsibilities that you are carrying around with you. Keeping yourself prepared or keeping ready no matter how much your life changes. Feelings about what you need to "keep it together" during times of transition.
Negatively, luggage may represent the burden of your responsibilities and emotional problems that follow you around. Emotional "baggage" you have problems letting go of. Behavior that may be too high maintenance. Problems you to constantly deal with or talk about. Children you need to look after.
Alternatively, dream of luggage may represents a wish to experience something different. You may wish to leave the past behind you or show other people how different you are.
Luggage may also reflect your wish to go on vacation or travel.
To dream of lost luggage represents feelings about having lost your ability to "keep it together" during or after a transitional moment. Feeling unprepared or not ready for something you expected to be ready for. Feeling that you've lost your ability to be prepared or ready for a different state of mind you were expecting to experience.
Example: A man dreamed of leaving his luggage on a train when he got off at a stop to buy something, and then seeing the train take off. In waking life he was a business man that took part in a number of long term projects and at this point in his life he feared that taking on a new project in the middle of a current one would force him to miss out on an opportunity that he had been preparing for a long for. The lost luggage in this case may have reflected his projected fears about losing his preparedness for future opportunities if he took time off for current opportunities.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of carrying several pieces of luggage and handing it off to her husband. In waking life she was pregnant and felt she had to temporarily hand off some of the financial responsibilities to her husband. The luggage in this case may have reflected her ability to "keep it together" and be prepared while expecting her new baby.
Example 3: A man dreamed of having lost his luggage. In waking life he was preparing big business sales plans for his products and then was disappointed with serious problems selling his products. The luggage in this case may have reflected his feelings about being prepared for success or prepared with good sales techniques for his products once his new products were shipped to him ready to be sold. The luggage being lost may have reflected his lost ability to be confident with his preparations for increased sales.
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To dream of seeing lumber represents a situation you feel you can do something about. Noticing that change or a fresh start is possible. Starting over, re-organizing, or rebuilding. Flexibility or an opportunity to change.
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To dream of a lumberjack represents an aspect of yourself that cancels permanent situations all the time. Positively, it represents effortlessness in dealing with big problems or things other people feel are impossible. Surprising strength and fortitude.
Negatively, a lumberjack represents an opponent or problem that fails all your defenses or sense of security effortlessly Alternatively, it may be a sign that you are being arrogant with your superior strength.
To dream of a strange lump on the body represents feelings about something abnormal in your life that you are putting up with. Consider the body part the lump appears on for additional meaning.
Alternatively, a lump may reflect uncomfortable feelings about being stuck with something abnormal in your life. Putting up with something strange or out of the ordinary.
To dream of eating lunch symbolizes what you are thinking or feeling as you enter the middle stage of a project or life lesson. How you sustain yourself emotionally in the middle of dealing with a problem.
Consider what you are eating or who you are eating with for additional meaning.
To dream of lungs represents the freedom to think, make choices, or express yourself. It may also symbolize an ability to take your time. Any problems with your lungs may reflect feelings of being suffocated emotionally, being unable to express yourself, or having to rush.
To dream of lung cancer represents a situation that is slowly restricting freedom, choice, or your ability to express yourself. You may also feel that a situation is slowly restricting your ability to relax.
Example: A woman dreamed of having lung cancer. In real life the woman's daughter was close to getting married and she strongly believed her daughter was too young.