Ask Dream Momma: Dreaming of Scorpions and Spiders

Dream Momma will help you. First, try to understand these nasty intruders are symbolic, not literal. Dream Momma wants to assure you that you will not be invaded by actual scorpions and hairy spiders, so please trust her and get a good nights sleep. The other thing that is symbolic is your new apartment. Let’s assume it is the symbolic place where you live in your head.

Understanding that scorpions and hairy spiders mean something else in your dream. Let’s look at what they might symbolize. In the popular sense, they are undesirable and their bites can sting and even be fatal. Dream Momma wonders if you have dangerous thoughts at times. Thoughts that invade your headspace. Thoughts you don’t like but can’t get rid of. Think about it. Scorpions are particularly noxious. Archetypically, two of the things they represent are contempt and unbending pride. Not good to have those bad attitudes knocking around.  As to spiders, they are classically recognized as weavers so Dream Momma wonders if you are weaving any plots with scorpion energy that could hurt you in the long run.

Your assignment is to study the concept of karma and learn that what goes around comes around. If you can also embrace the idea that this repetitive dream is your best friend or mom warning you of danger and you can combine that belief with the concept of karma, that would be uber cool. Soon it will be 2011, a good time for you to understand that you can learn and grow spiritually this coming year from this helpful dream. Dream Momma believes you can and you will.

Dream Momma

“Dear Dream Momma, I’m new to Tampa and was told to e-mail you by my new boyfriend, who loves Creative Loafing.  This dream really upset me so I hope you can help. I’ve had this dream three times and in I keep finding large scorpions and hairy spiders in my new apartment. It’s gotten so I don’t want to go to bed anymore. Please help me.”


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