Dream Symbols
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The number 7 is sometimes associated with spirituality, so seeing it emphasized in your dream could seem mysterious. However, understanding your dream of the number 7 may be easier than you expect.

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Dreaming of the number 2 probably shows that it’s not all about you. Whatever your perspective might be, there’s another viewpoint that you must contend with.

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Whether they make you drool or make you feel guilty, sweets are likely to attract your attention one way or another. Seeing sweets in your dream can show that desire is an important force in your life at the moment.

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A church may be a place where you spend time often, or it might be totally unfamiliar. Either way, a church is a potent cultural symbol that some believe also has otherworldly power, so dreaming of a church can give you a lot to think about.

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Tarantulas are tame enough to be kept as pets, but they’re still the world’s biggest spiders. That could make seeing one in your dream a little anxiety-inducing.

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No matter how comfortable a hotel might be, it’s not quite home. This can be a good thing or a bad thing, depending on the circumstances. Your hotel dream may show how you feel about the prospect of getting away from your usual daily activities.

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A dream of drowning could be scary to experience, as drowning typically means that you die in an uncomfortable way. You might feel totally out of control during the dream.

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It is amazing that parrots can learn to talk in the way humans do at all, even if they may only be able to manage a few simple phrases. However, the message of seeing a parrot in your dream might be deeper than, “Polly want a cracker?”

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You may wonder if a dream of dancing means something important about your romantic life. It might, but the physical act of dancing reminds you that you have to be aware of your own experience to share it most effectively with someone else.

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In waking life, roses are known for their beauty, and they are often associated with romance. Roses in dreams can have similar meaning. However, looking at the details of your rose dream can help you come up with an interpretation that is accurate for you.

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Sand may be a big part of the landscape where you live, or you might only see it through travel or in news stories about faraway places. No matter how often you encounter sand in your waking life, its unique characteristics can be interpreted symbolically if you see sand in your dreams.

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Snakes in your dreams are usually scary because of the threat that they can bite you. If a big python is coming after you in your dream, though, the worst threat actually might not be a bite.