When we dream of the countryside we are putting ourselves in touch with our own natural spontaneous feelings. We may have memories of the countryside that invoke a particular mood state or way of being.
The wise old man is a part of ourselves, which is not always consciously available to us. An old man appearing in our dreams puts us in touch with this part of ourselves. He can also represent our feelings about time and death.
1. Feminine power, getting in touch with one’s feminine side. 2. Possible fear of or confusion over sexual identity. 3. A need or desire for changes—likely minor, sometimes regarding sexuality.
As the world is seen to undergo climate change through human intervention, dreams can take on a more apocalyptic feel. We seem to be less in touch with the effect we have on the world we live in.
To perceive a diesel or railway engine may be putting us in touch with our own inner power or principles. Depending on the type, the engine can sometimes represent the sexual act.
We are in touch with an archaic or outmoded part of ourselves. Remembering that dinosaurs are extinct, and that for most people they are perceived as fossils, such a dream can recognize the part of ourselves that has become set in stone.
To dream of this order, signifies that you will have sincere friends, and misfortune will touch you but lightly. To join this order, foretells that you will win distinction and conjugal bliss.
When we need to be in touch with the hidden side of ourselves, the intuitive or more ‘knowing’ side, and have the knowledge and ability to experience ourselves in new ways, we will often dream of a secret entrance, usually opening inwards.
Dreaming of a water ank is putting ourselves in touch with our inner feelings and emotions. Dreaming of a military ank connects us with our own need to defend ourselves, but to be aggressive at the same time. Such a dream would indicate that we are feeling threatened in some way.
In a woman’s dream such a figure suggests she is in touch with her own psyche, her own essential being. In a man’s dream a virgin may symbolize an innocent understanding of romance or a chivalrous approach.