Have you ever had a deceased loved one or close friend appear to you in a dream? Is it possible that such a dream may be part of the bereavement process bringing emotional release, comfort and closure that aids in healing. The Bible discourages communication with the deceased, why then do they show up in dreams?
Have you ever wondered how to tell the difference between a soul dream and a spiritual dream? In the same way that not all of our daytime thoughts are from God, neither are all of our nighttime thoughts during our dreams.
When you dream of someone else, you are looking into the mirror and seeing another person’s face, but most often, you will realise it is you. People in your dreams can represent a part of your life. The question you need to answer is: What attribute, quality or characteristic of your dream person exists in your own life? One of the most misunderstood symbols in dreams is when people appear. The usual response is to try to interpret the dream as literal. One example where this happened was when a lady told me about her dream where her friend’s husband was having an affair. Her first response was that she should tell her friend about the dream. This action caused her friend to become suspicious of her husband…for more refer to the link.
Numbers have played an important role in dreams; they can represent quantity, quality, value, dates, times and possibly more. Numbers in dreams can appear in the form of objects, repeated sequence, stand alone etc. Numbers can represent personal development, growth and fruitfulness, as was the case in one of my daughters dreams which is contained in this article.
In my experience with children, primarily my own three, I’ve observed that children’s dreams can often cause more upset and be more disturbing to them than for adults. According to Dr Hartman (Welles,1986) the reason for this is that children feel more vulnerable and helpless, and consequently have more fears.