Psychologically we often need space to make the best use of opportunities. We should be capable of going beyond our own concepts of limitation and restriction. As the exploration of space takes us beyond our own little world, we become more conscious of the need for best use of resources.
There comes a time when, if we wish to maximize our potential, we must find a space of our own. Paying rent allows us to be independent within someone else’s space.
A factory is often a large, busy space, so it is often representative of our own lives and the way we fill our inner space.
In a woman’s dream a garden signifies her own personal space or territory, whereas for a man it will suggest a shared space.
In dreams, when we are aware of the space we occupy we are in touch with our own potential. We may be aware that our personal space is being, or has been, penetrated. To be ‘spaced out’ is to have widened our personal boundaries artificially through the use of stimuli.
If you dream about a spaceship, you are ready to explore your spriritual side. Also see “Alien.” For “Space” in general, see “Outer Space.”
On a purely mundane level the ziggurat symbolizes a sacred secure space and the ability to access that space within ourselves.
Interestingly, rushes or reeds are an ancient symbol of time. In both spiritual work and dreams, time and space are interchangeable. Thus, if we use our space successfully then we also use time properly. If we are rushing we do not see the best of our world.
Aspects of ourselves that are too frightening, disturbing or private to be allowed full expression are often perceived as enclosed spaces. To be in an enclosed space suggests an exploration of these aspects. To be outside this space signifies a fear of them.
To notice your or someone else’s elbows in your dream, indicates that you need to make a space for yourself. Your dream may express hesitance or fear in creating your own space for fear of being scrutinized. To dream that your elbow is wounded suggests your inability to function in some waking situation, possibly a […]