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Unicorn

Because it blends the image of the horse with that of the virgin, and the outstanding single horn, it suggests purity with animal or basic sexuality. The message is therefore that sexuality can be directed in a new way with single mindedness. The mythology of the unicorn suggests it can only be tamed by a pure woman. The image of the woman suggests that if a man can meet his own femininity, or if he can be with a woman without letting the energy of desire flow into physical sex or ejaculation, then the energy of sexuality transforms into something else, a wider awareness for instance.

The following dream illustrates something of this. Nicola’s dream seems to depict powerful opposites in her nature. The tiger is her powerful possibilities of aggression and desire, and the unicorn depicts the possibility of transforming these. The opposites are often shown in such a confrontation.

I am in a house with a girl in a wheelchair. Bored I go for a walk. The girl said it would be dangerous. I am on a shoreline. The ocean is in front of me like a wall. To my right is a calm sea and a tiger. To my left is a rough sea with a unicorn. As the tiger runs at me the unicorn charges and butts it. Nicola

In another dream Anthony meets a similar situation. He describes his dream as follows:

A massive force underlying the basement of my house was threatening to emerge. It had already torn down part of the ceiling of the basement. This force was in the shape of a woman and a serpent. But when it did emerge the figure of Christ also came into the room and the two seemed to change each other. When I explored the dream I felt the woman represented my own natural and unrestrained desires and needs, and Christ was the power of social pressure to conform. In releasing them, both my natural urges and social needs could be expressed in creative acts – such as a singer might do in performances. They might therefore be acceptable, though still containing the socially dangerous natural impulses.

Carl Jung writes of this saying:

Christ himself symbolically appears as the Lamb of God or the Fish, but he is also the serpent exalted on the cross, the lion, and in rarer cases the unicorn. These animal attributes of Christ indicate that even the Son of God (the supreme personification of man) can no more dispense with his animal nature than with his higher, spiritual nature.

So the unicorn and the pure female represent this transformation or raw animal urges into creative human action and awareness. The virgin represents the virginal mind or heart that doesn’t hold any preconceptions. Even men can do this, and women and men can then give birth to a holy child – the realisation of their own wonderful potential, known as the Christ.

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-Dee 2016-11-10 23:42:39

I dreamed we were making preparations. We had food that someone brought over and we were happy people. The white unicorn appeared and was just their standing in my face. The head was up and it was so beautiful. I could see as if the blood was running thru his vains. I then looked over and saw the Hugh pretty tree. Nice long trucks and full of life. I could also see the blood flow of the tree. It looked as if it was green, with a constant flow. Nothing bad or scary, everything was just wonderful. My husband and I are trying to conceive and select better living arrangements for us as a whole. We are both trying to elevate on our jobs. We are happy and able to trust each other. What possibly could this dream mean

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    -Tony Crisp 2016-11-11 9:03:46

    Hi – I am sorry I cannot keep up with number of dreams sent at the moment. But I have described a way that you can get to the meaning of your dream. It only takes a little time to work at knowing the meaning of your dream.

    So please click on the link and find your dreams meaning – http://dreamhawk.com/dream-dictionary/getting-at-your-dreams-meaning/

    But your dream is a sign that you are open to the mystery of Life – and it is Life that builds the body of the child you will carry within you. “The force is – definatley – with you.” :)

    Tony

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-Jennifer 2017-04-14 14:21:57

I had a dream of a unicorn that tried to fly and fell face first into the earth…when I returned inside my house the unicorn was hurt on the living room floorI went thru my house telling everybody to come see but no one came…when I went back the unicorn was walking out of my front door with blood over his body but his face was white as he walked down my ramp he disappeared and a half of green apple appeared

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-Bobby WHALES 2017-09-10 3:56:48

Unicorn are real they come in dreams because they be sent by god they are god spiritual messagers there is a difference in a regular horse and a unicorn the unicorn coat is made of white feather hair and when the wind blows on the unicorn his coat parts like feathers on a bird and unicorns coats are thin like feathers unicorn are also sent to let you know what ever you going through no matter how bad it is dealing with your heath the unicorn is sent to let you know you going to live when part of the unicorn tusk at the tip is broken its because the unicorn used it to heal you inside out you take on a whole new look when you dream of a unicorn you will find a white feather in your waking life in a very unusual place in your home and another thing before i forget unicorns are much taller than regular horses also.

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    -Tony Crisp 2017-09-11 9:02:02

    Thanks Bobby – Interesting information.

    Tony

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