Literal, but the amount allowed may be figurative
Used to color premature and temporary plans that may become permanent if allowed to mature
1. Being allowed, permitted and free to take on an endeavor. 2. Debt that needs to be addressed and possibly repaid.
Indiscriminate killing in dreams suggests that emotions have been allowed to get out of control and taken over from reasonable behaviour.
On a purely practical level the cobweb symbolizes unused talents and potential which has been allowed to go stale.
If a gatekeeper lets you pass in a dream, you will be successful in a new project or transition. If you are not allowed through the gate, you are fed up with things the way they are.
This suggests that we have been wounded, either emotionally or spiritually, or perhaps that our natural instincts are not being allowed free expression and are, therefore, not functioning properly.
As embers are what is left when material has been consumed by fire, we may need to decide whether or not a project or idea needs reviving with new input or allowed to die away quietly.
A peak experience is one that takes us beyond our normal capabilities. From a spiritual perspective we have not allowed the limitations of the mundane world to hold us back.
When we are conscious of feeding a bonfire, the passionate side of our emotional selves needs to be allowed freedom of expression. Old, outdated concepts and beliefs can be let go in order to create something new.