Do you remember a recent dream you had? Or an older one that stayed vivid in your mind? Today, you’re your own Freud: Tell us the dream, then interpret it for us! Feel free to be as serious or humorous as you see fit, or to invent a dream if you can’t remember a real one.
Occasionally, I still dream that I have missed the school bus. It’s not always the same. Most of the time, I can hear the bus coming down the road. Sometimes, I’m still tying my shoes or grabbing my book bag. Sometimes I’m ready for the bus and it just doesn’t stop at my house. Once in awhile, I catch the bus.
The seasons change. The location that the bus stops is almost always the same. When I was in fourth grade, my mom flipped the car over. She was driving me to school because I missed the bus. In my dream, the bus always stops at the same spot. No one was hurt. The car hardly had a scratch on it. It did deter me from driving and getting my license.
So what does this dream mean? I think the meaning changes when the dream changes. If I miss the bus, it could mean that I need to be more responsible or take advantage of opportunities. When the bus drives by, I probably need to be more persistent with some issue in my life. Some might say that I should have been more persistent about driving. I think that I started catching the bus after I got my license. In a way, the dream could be saying that I’m on the right track and to keep driving. It could also mean that I should remain persistent and keep overcoming obstacles.