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I Keep Dreaming That I Have Cancer
Recurring Dreams of Having Cancer
In my dream I go to the doctor who does a biopsy and tells me that I have stomach cancer and have only a few days to live. I have recurring dreams like this, of having cancer, but in each dream, the type of cancer is different. I also had one where a woman survived breast cancer.
Very worried, uncomfortable and frightened.
Main Life Issues:
Anxious about the future, fear of death having cancer.
Someone gets an evaluation that drastic change is imminent.
Going to the Doctor: Seeking answers, solutions to problems.
Biopsy: Getting a diagnosis.
Having cancer: Something worrisome and potentially deadly that needs attention.
Stomach: Where we digest, hence a symbol of how we are dealing with (digesting) life; a vehicle for nurturing and growth.
Death, days to live: Death is generally change, great change.
Survived Breast Cancer: Metaphor that suggests even though you are going through a lot emotionally, all will turn out okay, all will be fine.
What it Means:
Dreams come to balance emotions or give answers to spoken or unspoken questions. Since your recurring dreams of cancer show a different type each time, they are not about getting cancer. Instead, they deal with fears and anxieties, whether fears about health or about life in general. The dream of a who woman survives breast cancer confirms this.
Cancer of the stomach is a message that you’re not processing emotions and thoughts well, and need to change your outlook so that worries do not run away with you. The diagnosis of death in a few days is a way of saying: “Change your attitudes and process thoughts differently, right away.” Your dream, as a message from your own soul, is an invitation to do so.
The ending of a dream often shows the future path, and having a dream about someone who survived breast cancer tells you that even though the thought of having cancer is a tough issue for you, all will be fine, you will be fine.
Bottom Line: Dreams come to help; this one points out that when you let fears and emotions get out of hand, you deprive yourself of emotional nourishment and inner strength. Regain strength through spiritual practices, support of friends and family etc, and uplift your feelings instead of letting anxieties take hold. Emotions are waves that wash over your mind or heart; watch them come and go, don’t drown in them.
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