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What's In A Dream?

So some days ago I was chatting with a friend and blog reader and we had a bit of a debate about the post below. We argued about how dreams are just our imaginations being overly active, (especially if you're not inclined to believe the spiritual angle of things) or how they're much more. We read the dream below and while I wondered how anyone could read this without thinking that it's something that should be taken beyond face value, my 'opponent' said it's probably just a sign that he needs to sit up. Anyways I thought to share with you guys and hear your thoughts. 

I'm a 29 old self employed man, I am not married and don't have children.  
Every night for the past 10 years  and I mean every night, I have had the same dream. This dream takes me back to either my primary school, secondary school or the University,  where I'm usually in a class with my mates both the ones I heard died years back and the ones I haven't seen since we all left the institutions. 
In this dream, we're usually in a classroom writing either a test or an exam. The questions are always  simple so I answer them but never get  them submitted. I watch everybody in the class submit except me. When ever I get up to submit, it's either the paper disappears or I see a blank sheet, sometimes I get too weak to get up from my seat or as I approach the teacher I wake up from the dream. Bottom line is I've never submitted any exam sheet before for the past 10 years.

That's not the one that bothers me. Recently the dream changed to never getting to my proposed destination. Every time I try to go out, I never do. I dress up get into my car and it never starts. My car in real life is very sound, it has never disappointed me before so why is it that it doesn't move in my dreams. Even when I struggle to go out, I end up at the same spot.

So last night/this morning I had the same dream, this time it was me and my older sister. We were going to get some money from her debtors, we both got into her car and drove off, some minutes after we left her house the car stopped and the next thing we found ourselves in a grave yard dancing for a group of people.  

I'm tired of keeping this dreams to myself, I've not been able to tell a soul because I dont want any disturbance around me. 

But I am here as an anonymous person to seek help. Does this dream make me stagnant? 
Because I really can't make any meaning of life. I still depend on my sisters to live. Never had a job, never had a serious relationship. I'm pretty much the same guy from 10 years ago.

Can someone tell me what this dreams mean?
Should I be worried?


This mail was sent to Linda Ikeji, for Linda Ikeji's blog. 

I found it most shocking that this guy actually typed this out and still ended by asking if he should be worried. 

Do your dreams mean anything more than a source of entertainment to you while you sleep?
Do dreams hold meanings?
Have you had experiences similar to the poster's above?
What's your general opinion on this mail/matter?


  1. Please seek advise this is definitely spiritual. I feel some dreams are spiritual and some are just are imaginations running wild

  2. Be worried. Be very worried. That's all I can say without expressing incredulity.

  3. Lmao at should I be worried? Some people are so dense.

  4. Lol at so dense....if u achieve alot in ur physical realm and can't remember ur dreams or cnt understand it I feel ur save...but if spiritually and physically u are dear aye shey e correct correct....that naughty house wife

  5. Dreams have meanings even some of our prophets of old communicated with God through dreams its not an over active imagination. Dear poster uv clearly been shown the reason for your stagnancy he should seek spiritual help asap.

  6. Having the same dream (or theme in dreams) every night for 10 years is significant. I'm not sure it is spiritual. It could also be his unconsious manifesting some conflict. Does he feel stagnant in his life? Does he feel like he has unfinished goals? Those are the things he should address. I also think he should pray for direction from God concerning his dream. In short, I think the dreams are the symptom, not the cause.

  7. Ahhhhhhj it is spiritual,u nid to seek spiritual help as fast as u can,permit me to interpret d dream Thelma,if u permit me,I will. Am not d biblical Joseph but I attend MFM n I know drms like dis,even without u being a spiritual person,we all know dat d spiritual controls d physical,plsss dnt take dis dream likely plss I beg u,Thelma can i give him at least a 70 percent meaning of d drm?I dnt wanna offend anyone.

  8. He berra take it seriously something obviously wrong somewhere

  9. Am always indifferent abt dreams n all these spiritual stuff, but sometime last year i had a particular dream everyday for a whole week, i saw my brother's car sprayed with bullet all over, same dream everyday, on sunday i called my bro to warn him to be careful and avoid arguing with policemen n he was like i should free him with my silly dreams, lo n behold 2 days later armed robbers shot his friend and they ve d same type of car, same car i was seeing in the dream. Its still mysterious to me.

  10. Dreams hold very serious meaning, sometimes that's how God communicates to us. My Mum is a special being when it comes to dreams, we call her Joseph the dreamer. When I was in university, I used to dream of exam questions. I get to see all the areas/topics where the questions wld. Come from and I practice, when I get to exam hall, it's the same.

    This fellow needs to upgrade his spiritual life and seek God's intervention. He is clearly in bondage. Clare

  11. Dreams hold very serious meaning, sometimes that's how God communicates to us. My Mum is a special being when it comes to dreams, we call her Joseph the dreamer. When I was in university, I used to dream of exam questions. I get to see all the areas/topics where the questions wld. Come from and I practice, when I get to exam hall, it's the same.

    This fellow needs to upgrade his spiritual life and seek God's intervention. He is clearly in bondage. Clare

    1. I hope u graduated with a First Class

      Meanwhile, dreams are how your emotions interpretes the physical. Real or Unreal, emotions don't care. Now when (because u're afraid) u don't want to think or puzzle over a particular dream over n over, u actually end up thinking abt it over n over. My advice, He needs a passionate GirlFriend.

  12. Clare I am with u,u perfectly know wat am talking abt n u seem to b in d spirit

  13. I had a dream similar to this for almost two years. I was bitter angry and stagnant. The prayers didn't seem to be answered. When I turned to praises and thanksgiving as well as speaking positive to My life. I saw changes. Long story short I got an oil and gas job last month and the testimonies abound. GOD IS GOOD.

  14. Dreams are important. Its a medium of communication BTW the physical and spiritual. Some dreams are caused by fever. Some when one is thinking so much about an issue. And some, a clear spiritual message. Simply pray for discernment. As per this individual, the dream indicates backwardness, stagnancy, retrogression and lack of progress in whatever he puts his hands to do. The individual needs deliverance.

  15. Why am I blocked when I see the word "spiritual", or anyone related to it?

    1. Blocked how? I do not get u

  16. Why am I blocked when I see the word "spiritual", or anyone related to it?


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