A desire for, or fear of, order and consistency. It appears frequently when life is chaotic. This image also points to emotional stress; much has accumulated. Pay attention to how thick or thin the file folder is. It might also be a sign of a compulsive personality, similar to Admiral. Do you always have to keep everything in perfect order? Or are you unable to keep order in your life? It could be either a case of your ego (your unconscious) raising its head, or a justifiable symbolic expression of the feeling that either the state (as father symbol) or an institution is placing limitations on you.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The idea of keeping spiritual records is quite a powerful one. These may range from the akashic records, an accounting of our personal thoughts words and actions in a cosmic sense, through to keeping notes of our own progress as we travel the spiritual path.
The first is an idea that exists in most religions in one form or another and the latter allows us to take full responsibility for who we are and also to chart our progress.... Dream Meanings of Versatile