I'm not sure you could call this dream reoccurring, since it is never the same. Only one element remains each time, running on all-fours. I have been having dreams similar to this for ... I'd say at least six years, maybe more. I haven't kept an exact count. I do keep a dream journal. And since I'm fascinated with dreams, I do quite a bit of dream interpretation. This one has me stumped as far as interpreting, but I highly enjoy it every time:) Anyone out there care to give it a shot?
Here's last night's dream:
I was in the parking lot of my old high school. The old building has long since been torn down and a new one built on the same site. In this dream, construction was still going on. I had been walking around, not sure why. I remember needing to get inside before they closed.
I took off on all fours, running through the grass and clay. This is the first time in a dream like this that I've gotten my hands dirty. When I stopped in front of the door, obviously the girl inside looked at me funny. LOL I mean, I'd just been running full out like an animal across the grass. I held up my hand and said, "I need to wash my hands. Can you let me inside?"
She did. I washed my hands and she quickly locked me out. hahaha The next thing I know I'm in a mall. Don't remember ever being in this mall before, but it had nice carpet:) I couldn't seem to get where I wanted to go fast enough. So, in front of everyone I started running on all-fours again. I didn't get nearly as many strange looks as I'd expected.
Then, I woke up. The thing that always strikes me about these dreams is how good running like this feels on my hands. Always there is cool grass crunching underneath my palms, the wind in my face, and a sense of absolute freedom. It feels powerful, good, and free. I've never ran in a building before, until this dream. I enjoyed the carpet, but not nearly as much as wet grass.
If anyone has seen the new Wolverine movie, in my dreams I run exactly like Sabertooth. So, when I saw the movie, I didn't have to imagine what that would feel like, I know. Yes, my hair grows really fast and I do feel drawn to Wolverine. But that's beside the point.
Does anyone have any clue what this reoccurring element to my dreams, or this dream in particular might mean? Like I said, it's been going on for a long time.