Ask Dream Momma: A white batmobile tells a story

“Dear Dream Momma,                   My dream started with me and another person who I can’t identify looking out the kitchen window of my grandfather’s house. We are looking at an ocean shoreline even though in real life his house doesn’t have an ocean view.  Through the window there was a large boathouse (like something you would have seen along a river during the 1850s-1890's) that was on stilts, over-hanging the water. It had three stories, with restaurants and a hotel in it.My friend and I were expecting a large cruise ship to come in (yes, all the way into shore) so my best friend in high school and a girl we knew, were to be dropped off from some ancient war. They did arrive and went into the boathouse.Suddenly the house changed so that the kitchen window was facing another side and when I looked out, there were all these black batmobile from different eras.  Among them was an old white Caddy, a renegade Batmobile, called "The Jericho.”The person in the kitchen with me became a mentor and when I asked about the white batmobile, he said, ‘ah....the Jericho. That one....is yours.  It is here to protect you.’”

Dream Momma just loves these spiritual dreams. They can be so powerful and transforming if the dreamer pays attention and digs down to their true significance.Now, it’s always important to identify the primary symbol and oh so easy in this dream.  In case my dear readers have missed it, it is the white batmobile. So, our first task is to discover its meaning to the dreamer.  But wait, we can’t do that …Dream Momma will have to go into her bag of tricks and imagine. In the Old Testament the wandering Israelites defeat the city of Jericho by marching around the city walls six times. One the seventh day the walls fall down. Hmmm. Could it be our dreamer’s spirituality gets “lost” in the desert until Sunday when she gets grounded again?  Likely. The dream also suggests the fantasy of a “large ship coming in” a term we all use in hopes of a financial windfall rather than a spiritual enlightenment  which is what this dream is all about.In this dream the grandparent morphs into a male spirit guide who is probably the dreamer’s animus in her waking hours. That is good, all women need an active animus as a guide and protector.In addition, an ancient war (hard to tell-there were so many) is referred to and her friends leave the dream by going into the boathouse. Not too glamorous a place to hang; more of a hiding place or a desire to find that elusive "ship."  Wisely, our dreamer remains in the house with her grandfather, but wait …there is a shift in viewpoint and that’s the corrective inner experience in the dream.It is then, after the shift, she connects to her spirit guide and the renegade white batmobile named Jericho. Fascinating!  So, what does all this mean?  Alas, that is not for Dream Momma to say but she can urge the dreamer to connect the dots to strengthen her spiritual groundedness (no that’s not an oxymoron), pay attention to her spirit guide, and embrace her hero within. There's clearly a journey ahead.

Dream Momma

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