ISLAND

(see Desertion) Isolation and solitude, sometimes by choice. In these moments remember that even Moses had to spend time alone to find his destiny (see Desert). Being shipwrecked by, or stranded in, life’s storms, without emotional support (see Boat, Water). An archetypal Paradise or Eden where one strives for wholeness. In the myths of the […]

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IVY

Ivy leaves on or near your head reflect being overly intoxicated by an idea or dream without any firm foundations upon which to build. Ivy is an emblem of striving for notoriety and honor, such as the “ivy leagues.” Among Druids and the ancient Greeks, this symbolized blessings for a union, specifically used during weddings. […]

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IRONORE

(see Metals) Since meteorites often supply one of the few sources of pure iron, this is sometimes called the sky stone and can herald a reconnection with more “cosmic” awareness. Everyday life, and how effectively you use the simple tools you have available. In ancient times, iron was rarely used magically or religiously. People believed […]

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INK

The power of words (e.g., “the pen is mightier than the sword”). Permanency of a decision (e.g., “putting it in writing”). Communication. Red ink symbolizes harsh, critical language, like that delivered by a “poison-pen press.” Inking something out represents corrections, alterations, and revisions of a permanent nature (see Eraser).

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INSECTS

(see by specific Insect, Wings) If a single creature, this may be a communication from your inner self. Bees were considered divine messengers by several ancient civilizations. Revulsion: Sickness, decay, corruption, or filth. What the insects are flying around should provide more insight as to the source of these feelings. If you are an insect […]

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INCENSE

(see Fire, Perfume, S?nells, Smoke) Because of its nearly universal use in ancient temples,, incense has strong correlations with life’s rituals and conventions, especially of a religious nature. If you have recently reached a special crossroad in your life (like engagement, pregnancy, or retirement), consider honoring and better integrating this new experience through a ceremony […]

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INDIGESTION

The inability to internalize or accept what’s been presented to you, at least in its present form. What causes the digestive trouble here will provide more meaning. A line of reasoning that you just can’t swallow (see Eating). A situation, person, or belief system that causes a negative reaction within, once you’ve taken your first […]

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INTATIONS / INVOCATIONS

A type of magic that employs spoken words to express and manifest personal will, or words to encourage divine assistance, like a prayer. In a dream, this can reflect your desire to reconnect with metaphysical energies, or your own Higher Nature, and take greater control over your fate.

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