Free and Professional Dream Analysis and What Dreams Mean
Sprouting Black Wings
I was bitten by a winged creature and sprouted two large, black wings like those of a raven, from my shoulders. I could feel every muscle in my wings as though they were really there. I so vividly remember learning to flex and bend my new muscles, and the struggle that using my new appendages presented to me. And when I finally did fly, it was the greatest feeling I have ever felt.
Main Life Issues:
Seventeen years old, thinking about what lies ahead.
It is a story about new skills and achieving great joy and freedom.
Bitten: Something that penetrates, breaks through. In this case, a metaphor for a breakthrough in life such as college or new directions.
Winged creature: Mythical character that jumpstarts an initiation.
Black: The color black can relate to death, as a symbol of transition.
Flexing muscles: Being in touch with oneself, trying things out.
Struggle with new tools: Need to work hard to achieve results.
Flying and loving it: Achieving freedom, rising above a situation; a great accomplishment.
What the dream Means:
The dream is a fantastic metaphor as a turning point in growing up, as a seventeen-year-old teenager. It tells you that as you go forward into young adulthood, much awaits you and you will love it. Sprouting wings shows you are ready and eager to develop talents and skills (e.g. by college or education). Because you enjoy taking flight, the dream says that you will succeed and the experience will feel great. You will soar and achieve much.
This type of dream is called is called a Signal Dream – one of 27 kinds of dreams outlined in my book. A signal dream alerts you to what is on the horizon, and what is on the horizon for you is spreading your wings in a way that leads into adulthood and brings joy and success.
Bottom Line: A great dream. Go for it!
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