A backhoe is a heavy piece of construction equipment that digs a deep hole. It may stand for needing to unearth something from within the subconscious, perhaps a deeply embedded memory or emotion.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
New boots or shoes mean you will have good luck in business, possibly connected with a trip out of town. Old, worn boots or shoes indicate worries, and can mean separation from loved ones.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Being grounded, which makes you appear taller. Losing a heel indicates the loss of being grounded—either the negative “living above your means,” or the positive wish to live more simply and easily.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of a hoe represent assistance in tilling the soil of your field of dreams. You are plucking weeds of doubt, planting seeds of inspiration, and using your inner resources to make your dreams come into fruition. This also might be word play for a Whore.
If so, see Prostitute.... Strangest Dream Explanations
1- The horseshoe is always taken as a luckv symbol and, traditionally, if it is turned upwards it represents the moon and protection from all aspects of evil. When turned downwards, the power is reputed to ‘drain out’ and therefore be unlucky.
The horse- shoe is also connected as a lucky symbol to weddings. Customarily lo dream of a horseshoe may indicate there will shortly be a wedding in your family or peer group.
2- In ordinary everyday life, symbols which have a long history become fixed in, and used by; our unconscious often to represent other happier times or times when there has been more happening.
3- Spiritually, we can link the horseshoe with a talisman or amulet which protects us and our personal space.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: Seeing a horseshoe is a very good omen: your hopes and desires will be fulfilled. Everything you do these days will be successful or proceed without a hitch; you might even win in a game of chance.... Dreamers Dictionary
Spiritually, we can link the horseshoe with a talisman or amulet that protects us and our personal space.
The crescent form of the horseshoe links the symbol to pagan moon goddesses of ancient europe such as artemis and diana, and the protection invoked is that of the goddess herself.
The horseshoe is always taken as a lucky symbol and, traditionally, if it is turned upwards it represents the moon and protection from all aspects of evil. When turned downwards, the power is reputed to ‘drain out’ and therefore be unlucky.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: In ordinary everyday life, symbols that have a long history become fixed in, and used by, our unconscious – often to represent other happier times or times when there has been more happening. Nailing an iron horseshoe to a door is said to repel evil spirits, ghosts and witches, iron being a folkloric specific against such things. It will generally have this significance in dreams; each belief system has developed its own particular myths and stories.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: The horseshoe is also connected as a lucky symbol to weddings. Traditionally, dreaming of a horseshoe indicated there would shortly be a wedding in your family or peer group. Nowadays it is more likely to signify the commitment of a meaningful relationship.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
In Greek mythology, the Phoenix was a bird with great beauty, splendor and longevity.
The legend tells us that the Phoenix lived for five hundred years and then retreated to make a nest where she would die. She made a nest of aromatic twigs that would burn from the heat of its own body.
The Phoenix is said to rise from its own ashes. It comes alive though the transforming power of fire and it lives again in full splendor. In the Middle Ages, the Phoenix was often used as a symbol for Christ, as he resurrected. This legendary bird is an archetypal dream symbol that brings us positive and powerful images of rebirth.
If you dream of the Phoenix, it is most likely that you are receiving message from the unconscious that are telling you that new life and new beginnings are always possible. This bird is a reminder that we have internal powers of regeneration and that we have the power to change things for the better. As you are interpreting this dream, try to visualize a great bird rising up from fire and ash. It is a powerful image, whether produced by a dream or visualization.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
See Peacock. According to the most widely read book of the Middle Ages, Physiologus, the phoenix of India is more beautiful than a peacock. After 500 years, and at new moon, the phoenix flew to Heliopolis, presented itself to the priest, and then burned itself on the altar. What remained was a worm from which wings began growing, and the phoenix was reborn.
A symbol of resurrection, rebirth, and transformation.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Rising up from the ashes, the phoenix represents a personal transformation through death and rebirth. It may fly into a dream as a response to events that dismember the ego and bnng about a strengthening of the soul and spirit of the individual.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams of a phoenix represent transformation and that your greatest challenges can become your greatest source of strength and wisdom. You are rising from the ashes of a difficult time and into a new beginning. See Breakdown/Breakthrough Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: Since the phoenix rises from its own ashes ready to live its life all over again, it signifies our ability to pick ourselves up and begin again, after what appears to be disaster.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: The phoenix was believed to live for 500 or 600 years, then to burn itself on a funeral pyre, knowing it would rise again. In dreams, therefore, it can symbolize knowing when to move on, when to let the past go, being aware that there is more energy available if we do so.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see or wear running shoes in your dream suggests that you are approaching life with a good attitude, and few obstacles are in your way. It also suggests that you are comfortable with who you are. Sometimes, this dream can also mean the dreamer is a very busy person with lots on the go.... My Dream Interpretation
First consider if you are currently having problems with your feet that are being carried over into the dream state. Otherwise, we only wear shoes that fit us well. Thus, you may be expressing unconscious feelings of self assurance or confidence. You may have issues concerning your self-identify, but if the details of this dream are supporting, you may be reassuring yourself that you are on the right path and have mastered a degree of self awareness. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Dreams of a shoe or a pair of shoes signify your position or place in life, your status, and -perception or life circumstances.
If you dream of removing your shoes, then you are attempting to be more grounded or you are leaving an old role behind.
If you dream of wearing someone else’s shoes, then you are having compassion for them, and learning what it would feel like to walk a mile in their shoes. Consider the type of shoes and the feeling tone of this dream.... Strangest Dream Explanations
(Beautician; Broker; Woman) A shoemaker in a dream represents someone who brings peace and unity between adversaries, a lawyer, a peacemaker, a scholar or a shaikh who specializes in jurisprudence relating to inheritance laws.Ashoemaker in a dream has manymeanings. Some shoemakers specialize in repairing women’s shoes. In that case, in a dream, he represents a pimp or a brothel owner. As for those specializing in men’s shoes, seeing him in a dream means travel, or employing people to work in one’s business. (Also see Tailor)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of seeing your shoes ragged and soiled, denotes that you will make enemies by your unfeeling criticisms.
To have them blacked in your dreams, foretells improvement in your affairs, and some important event will cause you satisfaction. New shoes, augur changes which will prove beneficial.
If they pinch your feet, you will be uncomfortably exposed to the practical joking of the fun-loving companions of your sex.
To find them untied, denotes losses, quarrels and ill-health.
To lose them, is a sign of desertion and divorces.
To dream that your shoes have been stolen during the night, but you have two pairs of hose, denotes you will have a loss, but will gain in some other pursuit.
For a young woman to dream that her shoes are admired while on her feet, warns her to be cautious in allowing newly introduced people, and men of any kind, to approach her in a familiar way. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Sandals) In a dream, a pair of shoes represent one’s son, a vehicle, a friend, a brother, a business partner, or travels. Wearing a pair of shoes without heels in a dream means having a barren wife. Walking with one shoe in a dream means separation between husband and wife, or the breakup of a business partnership. Taking off one’s shoes in a dream means victory and rising in station.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dream of shining your shoes and you’ll soon hear of an exciting new business venture in which you will soon be involved.
If you dream of shoes that are shabby and worn out, you can expect success in your business through hard work. New shoes mean overconfidence, but if you lose a shoe you will experience setbacks or losses.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Position in life; life situation; the condition of one’s chosen direction, i.e. formal dancing shoes in a discotheque would suggest outmoded approach. Idioms: be in someone else’s shoes. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Old, torn shoes symbolize snares along the path, or long, hard roads traveled to obtain your heart’s desire. These can also reveal a tendency to always fall back on what’s comfortable and known to you, instead of taking risks.
Boots are protective, so this dream may portend some rough footing’ ahead for which you should prepare.
Wearing unusual shoes in a dream may indicate a need to see things differently. Try looking at this situation from another perspective (e.g., “walking a mile in someone else’s shoes”).
The kind of shoes seen in the dream can reveal how you walk through life.
For example, seeing baby shoes means that you’re very unsure of things, and compensate by moving slowly. Ballet shoes can disclose a person who either tiptoes through difficult situations, or someone who has unique grace and mobility.
Trying on shoes represents testing various options until you find the perfect one (e.g., “if the shoe fits, wear it”).
Yearing new shoes symbolizes change and transitions with which you may not be totally comfortable yet.
In Egypt and Greece, shoes were part of fertility rights, which is how they became part of marriage rituals today. So, the throwing of a shoe or seeing numerous shoes following behind you in a dream represents productivity or abundance.
Small shoes symbolize virginity, or being naive about worldly matters, as in the storv of Cinderella.... The Language of Dreams
Shoes in their various styles protect your feet. They bnng attention to how grounded you are on the earth and in the world. Losing shoes in a dream may represent ungroundedness or convey that you are losing touch with reality. Cowboy boots may point to a man who loves ‘em and leaves em. High heels may mention a woman’s need to dress up and look tall... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Looking at shoes: you have a lot of errands to run. Putting on a pair of comfortable shoes: you are going to be successful. Wearing shoes that are too right: the road ahead is going to be hard. Finding a shoe: you will meet a stranger. Giving a pair of shoes as a gift: you either want to get rid of that person or that person is going to walk away from you. Buying a pair of shoes: you have a long way to go before you reach your goal; promises other people have made will not be kept. Looking at worn-down shoes: exercise great care when solving an unpleasant situation.
The dream also means that you are unhappy or dissatisfied with your present situation. See Running.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you are shining your shoes you will soon hear of an exciting new business venture in which you will get involved.
If you dream the shoes you are wearing is shabby and worn out you can expect success in your business through hard work. New shoes mean overconfidence, but if you lose a shoe you will experience setbacks or losses.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
This migh t almost be called a dream of contrary, for if you see yourself without Shoes, then you may expect success in business.
To dream that your Shoes are worn or patched is a certain sign of difficulties, but with care and hard work you will succeed. New Shoes show some fortunate enterprise, with unexpected results. See also BOOTS.... Mystic Dream Book
Our ability, or otherwise, to be grounded and in touch with everyday life is symbolized in dreams by shoes. Shoes that we, or others, are wearing in a dream are there to alert us to an adjustment that needs to be made in our attitude to life. Lacing up shoes in a dream was once thought to be a well-known symbol of death as were shoes on a table. Today, these images are much more likely to indicate change is necessary.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Wearing comfortable shoes or shoes that you love in your dream indicate you are becoming comfortable with all parts of your personality.
If you dream that your shoes are dirty and ragged, you will make enemies if you continue to criticize people. New shoes signify positive changes. Losing your shoes is a sign that you might lose an important relationship.
If you dream that others are admiring your shoes, you should be cautious around people you have recently met for the first time, especially males.
To dream that you are wearing inappropriate shoes for the activity at hand, suggests that your progress and path in life will be challenged because you are not well-prepared. It may also indicate that you are heading in the wrong direction and need to reevaluate your goals.
If you dream of wearing someone else’s shoes, this is a strong indication that you need to start looking at situations and relationships from other people’s point-of-views. Your opinions and attitudes are not the only ones that matter - be more considerate of others.
To dream that someone else is wearing your shoes, signifies a loss of identity. You may feel that someone else is copying your style, or stealing something from you that is very special. This is a typical dream when you feel like you’re being replaced in your friendship group, in a love relationship, or even in a family (perhaps by a new baby). Also see “High Heels”... My Dream Interpretation