When the dream setting focuses on a roof, there is a sense that you are moving beyond the 'ceiling' or the limitations that previously held you back. Just prior to make a career change, you may dream of being on the roof of your work building as a symbol of gaining a broader perspective and going 'outside' of the work environment. The roof of a house can portray ideas or the philosophy that helps you weather the vicissitudes of life. Since the roof protects us from bad weather and allows the elements to 'roll off,' dreaming of a roof can be a message about going with the flow as much as it can symbolize the limitations you put on yourself. See also Houses and Buildings.