A couple of my blog friends made comments about my snake dream and what the interpretation might mean. Here is what Eliza wrote: ” A snake is a symbol of the unconscious. Snakes or serpents indicate you’re in the process of healing and resolving issues The snake is a symbol for an untamed part of yourself or an untapped resource.
Snakes could represent your intuition or spiritual aspects of yourself; your instinctual drive, what moves you from the depths of your soul. Snakes or serpents tend to show up in dreams in times of transition and transformation.”
Now, sometimes a dream is just a dream, and sometimes it is something more. After reading what Eliza wrote, I thought more closely about the dream, which was, in fact, different from any snake dream I had ever had. (In my previous blog post, I mentioned that I had reoccurring snake dreams.)
Usually, in a snake dream, I am on the ground among the snakes, and this is not a happy place for me to be. In the dream I described in the previous post, I was high above the snake, and with admiration as well as some trepidation, I watched it move rapidly across the field. So fast! Then, into the woods it went after its prey.
The striking thing about this dream was that I was not as terrified as I usually am when I dream about snakes. I won’t say I was completely fear free—that would be going too far—but I was not terrified. My fear was well under control, and I could even admire the beauty of the snake. When I reflect back on that snake dream, I even feel exhilaration.
I am indeed in a time of transformation and transition as I go out into the world with Maya and the Book of Everything. I am working on a presentation for an author talk, and I’ll be going to the University of Maine at Orono for my first talk. Speaking in public is very difficult for me, but nowadays it’s what you have to do to promote your book, especially if you’re an Indie Author.
To borrow again from Eliza, onward, ho!
And many thanks, Eliza (and Akuokuo) for making me look closer at my dream.