Saturday Wedding Party | A Dream

Maguire_Duplex_Ogden_Utah_2.jpegI had a dream on the morning of 4/6/2013. Me and my husband live on one side of a renovated historic condo duplex. It’s Saturday morning on a bright summer day. After a conversation with my husband, I go into the basement to get something. While searching the basement, I see a large bird standing by the back door. I approach the bird and it flies over my head landing on the floor behind me. I intently watch the bird, as I slowly approach the door and quickly fling it open, imploring the creature to fly away.

As the bird takes flight, I turn to see it depart and I’m surprised by a large group of people seated in the backyard. I join a group on the deck and inquire about what’s going on. A woman gleefully informs me it’s a celebration and an all night dance party is about to ensue. I am not happy about this revelation, as we cherish our weekends relaxing and enjoying our beautiful home. Suddenly, a DJ pumps up the music as people begin dancing, mingling and eating. I walk around to the side of the house where a stream of guests are crowding my neighbor’s side entrance stairway, fetching drinks and food from inside.  I quickly defuse my frustration and anger, deciding to join the party. I approach the deck where a young man is flipping through a fashion magazine, while sunbathing. He explains that because the State had just legalized gay marriage my neighbor’s decided to quickly get married and celebrate at home. After talking awhile and flipping through his magazine, I go inside to congratulate the happy couple. While talking and laughing, I realize I’d forgotten to close the backyard basement door. I rush downstairs into to the basement, heading toward the backdoor and again, I’m surprised by another animal. This time, a beautiful orange striped cat is sitting by the now closed door. I reach out to pet the cat and notice a few kittens scampering around the room. I follow the kittens into another room to see the young sun-bather cradling several kitties in his arms. The dream ended.

From Hyper Dictionary.com:

Seeing your husband in your dream means your relationship with your husband and the unconscious feelings you have towards him. Dreaming that you have a husband (but you do not in your waking life), symbolizes some sort of partnership and/or commitment. Often, it is also representative of the qualities of your father in which you projected onto this figure or the masculine side of your own personality.

Dreaming that you are in a basement, symbolizes your unconscious mind and intuition. The appearance of the basement is an indication of your unconscious state of mind and level of satisfaction. Dreaming that the basement is in disarray and messy means some confusion in which you need to sort out. It may also represent your perceived faults and shortcomings.

Dreaming of a chirping and/or flying birds, represents joy, harmony, ecstasy, balance, and love. It indicates a sunny outlook in life. You will experience spiritual freedom and psychological liberation. It is almost as if a weight has been lifted off your shoulders. Dreaming of dead or dying birds, foretells a period of coming disappointments. You will find yourself worrying over problems that are constantly on your mind. Dreaming of bird eggs, symbolizes money. Dreaming of birds hatching, symbolizes delayed success. Dreaming of a bird nest, symbolizes independence, refuge and security. You need something to fall back on. Alternatively, it may signify a prosperous endeavor, new opportunities, and fortune.

Seeing a group in your dream, refers to the merging of various aspects of your character and personality.

Dreaming of the backyard refers to the secrets your are keeping. There are some aspects of your life which remain hidden from view. Alternatively, it represents poverty.

Dreaming that you are out on the deck, represents your connection with your Self and with nature. You need to be more aware of your surroundings and appreciate the environment.

Seeing a woman in your dream, represents nurturance, passivity, caring nature, and love. It refers to your own female aspects or may also represent your mother. Alternatively, it may indicate temptation and guilt. If you know the woman, then it may symbolize the concerns and feelings you have about her. Seeing an old woman in your dream indicates aging and growing old. Seeing a group of women talking in your dream, refers to some gossip. Seeing a pregnant women in your dream, symbolizes abundant wealth.

Dreaming of a celebration, represents your achievement toward a higher level of growth. This dream may also be a self-congratulatory one for the goals you have achieved and for the recognition you have gained. You may be honoring some victory, success, or accomplishment. Alternatively, to dream of a celebration, symbolizes freedom and emotional release. Celebration dreams are common for those who anticipate some upcoming turning points or events in their waking life.

Hearing harmonious and soothing music in your dream, is a good omen of prosperity, pleasure and the expression of your emotions in a positive way. Music serves to heal the soul. Hearing discordant music in your dream means unhappiness and troubles in the home.

Seeing a man in your dream indicates the masculine aspect of yourself – the side that is assertive, rational, aggressive, and/or competitive. If the man is known to you, then the dream may reflect you feelings and concerns you have about him. If you are a woman and dream that you are in the arms of a man, suggests that you are accepting and welcoming your stronger assertive personality .  It may also highlight your desires to be in a relationship and your image of the ideal man. Seeing an old man in your dream, represents wisdom or forgiveness.

To read a magazine in your dream indicates that you are opened to various new ideas. Consider also the theme and name of the magazine and its symbolism.

Dreaming that you are walking up a flight of stairs indicates that you are achieving a higher level of understanding. You are making progress into your spiritual/emotional/material journey. It also represents material and thoughts that are coming to the surface. Dreaming that you are walking down a flight of stairs, represents your repressed thoughts. It suggests that you are going into your unconscious. It also refers to setbacks that you will experience in your life. If you are afraid of going down the stairs, then it suggests that you are afraid to confront your repressed emotions and thoughts. Is there something from your past that you are not acknowledging. Seeing spiral or winding stairs, signify growth and/or rebirth.

Seeing a marriage in your dream means commitment, harmony or transition. You will undergo an important developmental transitional phase. It may also represent the unification of formerly separate or opposite aspects of yourself. In particular, it may represent the union of masculine or feminine aspects of yourself. Dreaming of a proposal of marriage, suggests that some situation will take a turn for the worse. Dreaming that you are getting married to your ex, suggests that you have accepted aspects of that relationship and learned from those past mistakes. Alternatively, it means that a current relationship shares some commonality with your previous relationship with your ex. However, you will not make those same mistakes.

Seeing a cat in your dream means much misfortune, treachery, and bad luck. However, for the cat lover, cats means an independent spirit, feminine sexuality, creativity, and power. If the cat is aggressive, then it suggests that you are having problems with the feminine aspect of yourself. If you see a cat with no tail, then it means a lost of independence and lack of autonomy. Dreaming that a cat is biting you, symbolizes the devouring female. Perhaps you are taking and taking without giving. You may be expressing some fear or frustration especially when something is not going as planned.. Seeing a black cat in your dream indicates that you are experiencing some fear in using your psychic abilities and believing in your intuition. You may erroneously associate the black cat with evil, destruction, and bad luck. If you see a white cat, then it means difficult times. Dreaming that a cat killed a spider, suggests that you are expressing your femininity in a seductive and cunning manner rather than in an overtly and almost destructive way.

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Dream Interpretation | http://www.hyperdictionary.com/dream

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About C. Rae White

I'm a proud 6th generation Detroiter, a creative who loves working with my hands and a fashion fanatic with a thing for shoes, bags and jewelry. I'm a family researcher who loves discovering the details of my ancestors lives. Thanks for stopping by!
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2 Responses to Saturday Wedding Party | A Dream

  1. very interesting. I got a question for you, did Michigan pass a same-sex marriage bill? Funny hw the guy you saw sun-bathing was reading a fashion magazine something which is very much a part of your life/profession. Wonder what could that mean?

    • C. Rae White says:

      Michigan has no gay marriage nor any gay specific workplace discrimination laws. Very interesting observation! I’m not really sure of the significance of the sun bather and his actions in my dream. Definitely something to investigate!

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