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Dream Dictionary


multicolored wall in shallow focus photography
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If color appears pronounced in a dream, it can have special significance. When a color or colors become the subject or focal point, replace the color with its emotional association or aspect of the self listed below for clues to its symbolism. This will shed light on the feeling or idea that is being explored.

Whiteis purity, virginity, and the idea of coming clean or being truthful. Black can be dirty or represent what is unacknowledged or unseen. Something may be blocking your ability to see clearly, perhaps leaving you feeling depressed, as in a ‘black cloud.’ Blueis intuition or insight as in the sky is ‘the limit’ or limitless in your ability for optimism. Deities are associated with living in the sky and portray your inspired wisdom and a sense of following fate or seeking opportunity. Brown is an organic color of earthiness symbolizing a need to be down to earth or return to your roots. Goldsuggests ‘all that glitters’ and attracts you with its aura of allure. Gold can symbolize what is sacred or valuable to you.

Graycan be responsibility or living by routine because of its association with being drab or servant’s clothing. Silver can be associated with ‘the silver lining’ that surrounds clouds when the sun is about to break through, suggesting hope or the ability to transcend difficulty. Silver can also be associated with durability or what is lasting and powerful about you. Greenis associated with healing and growth. Orange portrays nourishment and sustenance by balancing conflicting aspirations. Orange also ‘stands out’, or asks to be acknowledged. Like people in prison attire, a side of you may be kept separate from the 'population' because it is viewed as a threat to other sides of you. Purple will often represent joy, spiritual feelings and enlightenment. Redis associated with anger and passion; this is a color that demands your attention or that you ‘stop’ doing something and pay attention to your real passions. Yellow suggests pausing or waiting, or can be associated with the life giving power of the sun, representing how you shine. Yellow can also be a color of jealousy or hurt feelings associated with the past. Pink can represent being 'in the pink' or happy, making changes that better reflect who you are and what you need.

When you see something written in a colored ink, both the message and the color need to be considered. Green writing can pertain to health, while red writing is a call for extra attention.