DREAM DICTIONARY - Grandfather :A Grandfather can appear in a dream as a symbol of old people generally. Maybe you have been thinking about what it was like to live in the past?
Grandfather dreams can also be symbols of illness and ill health. You can dream of a grandfather and it just means that you feel old and tired.
Grandfathers can also be symbols of the passage of time. Its the way the dream can express thoughts like 'it took a long time' or 'It seemed to take forever'.
QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Have you been feeling ill or very old recently?
- Have you been thinking about someone who reminds you of your grandpa or who is very old?
- Have you been thinking over your time spent doing something or being somewhere?
- Have you been thinking about the time that has passed since something happened?
KEY WORDS : Far too long, taking my time, feeling ill, fumbling and awkward
KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "I am feeling old and tired"
- "I have been thinking over all the time I spent there"
- "This has gone on far too long!"
- "time has passed since it happened"
- "just when will it happen"
- "It lasted for a long time "
- "taking my time"
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A dream where the dreamer thinks about death and then his grandfather was linked to the dreamers worries about a flu epidemic which had just been in the news. One possible consequence would be that many old people would die - wiping out his grandfather and his generation.
Example dream : A grandfather in a dream was symbolic of the dreamers ill health. He was feeling old and tired.
Example dream : An old man who seems to be my Grandfather symbolised some thoughts about the V-Day 60 year anniversary celebrations. The dream was about his recognition that he might have offended old people in general.
Example dream : A dream about his grandfather linked to the dreamer having to make a decision. His grandfather symbolised his wish to take his time over the decision.
Example dream : A dream about his grandfathers workshop linked to the dreamer friend getting really upset. He knew that she would need some time to calm down.
Example dream : A dream about his grandfather dying linked to him getting over his illness. He had felt very old and tired.
Example dream : A dream with his grandfather linked to the dreamer feeling run down - old and tired at the time.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer visited his grandfather linked to him watching an entire music festival but missing the last hour. The grandfather symbolised him spending a long time there.
Example dream : A dream about being with his grandparents when a helicopter crashes linked to the dreamer wanting to get a project up and moving for some time. Despite his efforts things were taking too long.
Example dream : A dream at the dreamers grandparents house linked to him thinking about his job which he had just quit. He was thinking over this important time in his life - the grandparents symbolised him thinking over his past times there.
Example dream : A dream where someone shot in the bath tub linked to the dreamer thinking he had to do some exercises but being very lazy. The grandfather symbolised the lack of exercise.
Example dream : A dream of a photo of his grandfather who had just died linked to the dreamer thinking about all the time he had spent on a project which had just been completed.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer grandfather talks to him was thought to be a premonition of him dying that night.
Example dream : A dream with her grandpa linked to the dreamer having had a good time with him the day before. Her grandfather merely symbolised her thinking about the day she had spent with him.
Example dream : A dream about her Grandfather being unwell symbolised her thoughts about him as he was ill and she was worried that he might die.
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