AXE

(see Weapons) Cutting yourself off or away from someone or something (see Knife). Fear of losing one’s job (e.g., “getting the axe”). Two-headed axe (the Labrys): Duality. A choice or situation that has two distinct edges, one of which may not be known. It can also be a symbol of feminine power. Being executed by: […]

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ANSWERING MACHINE

(see Telephone) Avoiding direct communication with others. Screening or carefully recording the input you’re getting from various sources.

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AMETHYST

(see Crystals, Gems, Jeivelry, Stones, Purple) Maintaining control over yourself and your situation. In the Middle Ages, this stone got the reputation of keeping people from getting drunk because whole goblets were formed from it. When filled with any substance, the effect was like looking at wine. Religious authority in a specific area of belief. […]

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AIRPLANE, AIRPORT

(see Flying) Movement and transition, similar to other vehicles (see Car, Hone, Spaceship). Where the plane goes, its logo, or the other passengers on board (if any) may give you more clues here. If you’re in the plane, enroute, this can be considered a type of flying or ascent dream. Higher ideals, due to this […]

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ABYSS

(see Alley, Bridge, Cauldron, Chalice, Cliff, Hole, Sky, Space) Standing at the edge of: Your own subconscious, things you’ve long buried, hidden talents, or other matters that often get overlooked. The abyss goes on seeminglv forever into darkness, and can be very frightening, even as discovering your own true nature can be frightening until you […]

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CRUMBS

Receiving less than you deserve in a situation, particularly emotional or financial sustenance (see Bread, Eating). Literallv not getting enough nutrients in your diet. A frugal nature evidencing itself, sometimes to an extreme.

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CENSORING

(see Movies,TV) Limits or boundaries that are set by an outside source, some of which may hamper free expression of ideals or beliefs. Oppressive moralism from others with regard to your lifestyle and its outward representations. Not getting complete information; having the truth clouded for the sake of political correctness.

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CANNING

(see Eating, Fruits, Vegetables) Setting aside some type of resource for a time when you feel it will be needed. Hiding something; what’s getting locked away in that can? Alchemical: Canning as an art mythologically owes some of its beginnings to Hermes Trismegistus, a legendary author of alchemical doctrines sometime in the first three centuries […]

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CAN OPENER

Opening up yourself and letting out all the accumulated knowledge and experience stored within. Getting past a tough barrier to gain something with substantial sustenance. This includes breaching any obstacles you’ve placed between yourself and the world, or those behind which other people hide (see Armor).

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DOORS

Options under examination (see Buildings, Windows). An invitation to explore aspects of the self from the past, present, or those reaching to the future. Revolving doors: Going in circles and getting nowhere. Being stuck in a pattern or cycle and not knowing how to break it. Glowing doors: Spiritual opportunities. Back door: hidden things, sneaky […]

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