2012 Warning Dream Revisited

WARNING DREAM FOR THOSE PROFITING FROM MINISTRY – Please read through to the end because I continued to get further revelation about the interpretation. Even though this dream was from 2012, it still applies today and is worth meditating on.

Oct 1, 2012
I had a very serious warning dream 2 days ago and again the next morning I had a serious dream telling me to pray for mercy regarding the first dream. I don’t necessarily think each of you need to hear this, but I know it can’t hurt and I’d rather be safe than sorry and be in disobedience to God. You may not feel this is for you, but you may know someone it will definitely affect, so please take the time to prepare your heart to read it with the intent to respond to God if He speaks to you.

Please note you will be just as accountable if you are in leadership and witnessing this and refuse to address the situation. I cannot stress enough the fear of God on me concerning this warning…it was certainly going to be addressed and not too far away.

URGENT WARNING DREAM for leaders in ministry (felt heavily leaning towards prophets/seers – but could be leaders in general, too): DON’T MISTAKE GOD’S MERCY FOR GOD’S APPROVAL.

THIS IS a bit lengthy – please read if you’re in ministry – especially if you are prophetic and/or a leader….and it’s a bit messy (I didn’t intend on writing quite so much…but kept feeling pressed to include more details) – but I felt the Fear of the Lord to release it as soon as possible so I didn’t have time to polish/perfect it.

We have to always be mindful not to mistake God’s mercy for God’s approval. JUST BECAUSE IT WORKS, DOESN’T MEAN IT’S GOD. Many think what their doing in ministry is OK because there have been no repercussions. That may not be the case!

Just because something is working for you and there hasn’t been discipline from God, doesn’t necessarily mean you have God’s approval. You may be doing it in your own power with God’s mercy and grace, and you may have selfish ambition that is blinding you to the truth [Jeremiah 17:9]. Sometimes God shows up IN SPITE OF US, and many times for the sake of others, not us, and because He is slow to anger and abounding in mercy and is hoping and waiting for us to repent and obey so He doesn’t have to discipline His children [Psalm 103:8].

I had a severe warning dream 2 days ago and did not post anything yesterday and God awoke me this morning at not quite 4:30am (I think 4:24 or 4:26…may have significance) this morning with a dream and telling me urgently and firmly to PRAY FOR MERCY! – as a direct implication He meant about yesterday’s dream – there was such urgency to it. The first dream revealed time was running out for God’s mercy, and I was to FIRMLY to warn people to repent and also to pray and ask for more mercy because judgment is definitely coming. Please do not be prideful and think it’s not you…it’s all of us.

In my dream this morning, God’s judgment was definite, but praying for His mercy meant it wouldn’t be as severe or last as long. (I’m still praying and asking Him to change hearts and relent on the discipline we all deserve). I believe I was shown that it hasn’t fully unfolded yet, so there is time to search your heart and confess to God every area of sin and pride and STOP IT and repent.

God highlighted to me in yesterday’s dream those in ministry that were in complete idolatry (greed, money, pride – there was a huge table with a green Buddha) and the buddha was actually a bong & a hookah on it and it was making them lots of money) (a bong & hookah is used for smoking – usually illegal substances) – they were walking in serious pride & rebellion (smoking represents being puffed up and marijuana represents rebellion)…and they were using and marketing God’s Word and their prophetic teachings and giftings to make money. They were charging people money to take teachings, such as dream interpretation and MANY other things. In one part of the dream, they took the Buddha and rolled it in a big piece of raw dough and there was excess dough that needed to be cut off. THIS SPEAKS OF PEOPLE IN MINISTRY WHO ARE “WRAPPED UP IN MONEY” – “ROLLING IN THE DOUGH” TO EXCESS and it needed to STOP and be cut off! I knew this was a follow-up warning to my dream from a year ago titled “Dead Man’s Curve”. [link in case you need to refer to it is: http://www.scribd.com/doc/108615328/Dead-Mans-Curve ]
I beg you not to willfully blow this warning off – please humble yourself and allow God to search your heart and show you your true motives.

In my dream, ministers (representing all types of leaders in the church – especially, it seemed, in the area of the prophetic circles of ministry) were beyond feeling, having their conscience seared and didn’t care and weren’t moved by this warning even though this was a confirmation to them and knew it was from God. I knew they cared more about making money than anything else and money and status was their idol (thus the GREEN buddha that made them money). They were making money off the Word of God and off their prophetic gifting and God was ANGRY! [Ephesians 4:11-19, 1 Tim 4:2] There was a good table that represented God, but it was much smaller than the big table that made them money. They made no money (teaching freely) on the Godly table (which was facing a different direction and was rectangular vs. square) so they didn’t spend much time at that table (they were not truly communing with God or sharing things from Him freely…they were not “coming to the table” of true fellowship with God.

God is about to turn over the tables of the money changers (those inside the church making money on the Word of God)…and even worse…He wants to totally destroy the tables this time, not just turn them over! If there isn’t repentance, not only may your life be turned completely upside down, but it may be utterly destroyed if you have been warned and warned and are not heeding God’s gracious promptings. [Proverbs 15:10]

In the dream, I delivered the warning from God to them very firmly, but I knew once I left, they would go right back to making money off the Word of God and it’s teachings because they didn’t have a conscience anymore and were past feeling [Ephesians 4:18,19]. It was made known to me that if this wasn’t addressed by others also in leadership, I was not to associate with these types any more or align myself with anyone doing this [1 Tim 4:1, 2; 2 Tim 3:6-15]. When I delivered the message to them, the conviction came, they knew it was from God and His mercy for them was paper thin – GOD ROARED THE WARNING THROUGH ME TO THEM (I rose up as tall, if not taller than them by the power of God and God was standing behind me roaring HIS message through my mouth. My right pointer finger nailed them to the wall (which is the prophetic and the judgment finger) in their throat and they became paper thin.- they KNEW it was absolutely from God, not me – it was simply a confirmation of what He was already speaking to them…and they blew me & the warning off anyway, rolling their eyes and not caring – there was NO FEAR OF THE LORD [Ps 36:1; Romans 3:18; Job 28:28; Ps 111:10; Prov 1:7, 1:29, 8:13, 9:10, 14:27, 15:16, 15:33, 19:23, 22:4]. I feel the eyes also refer to the prophets & seers who are God’s eyes and mouthpiece – and I feel the hookah represents many of God’s mouthpieces who were in rebellion – also, smoking represents pride…being “puffed” up.

There was a specific warning for ministers and churches to also STOP MAKING MONEY OFF OF THE GIFTINGS OF OTHERS!! I feel God has shown me when you profit from having someone else speak to your group, you are a spiritual pimp and it’s usery – using someone else to share intimate things from God with others for you while you make a profit from it – that’s what pimps do…they pimp out someone else to please and share themselves with others and then they make a profit off of them. (I again think there’s hidden insight to the word play PROFIT = PROPHET)

Finally, not sure completely what it means yet, but the leaders I was addressing (in a home church) were Korean (since received insight posted below). My spirit feels like some of you will absolutely know what it means for you personally (perhaps if you are about to travel to Korea, etc., or if you have a home church/group, etc.) The head leader was a very spiritually mature and nice man…which I feel represents someone who is spiritually mature and on the outside, appears good and nice, but is not responding to his conscience…it’s been seared…they’ve been warned so many times, they don’t feel the conviction as much anymore. The man in the dream was more concerned about pleasing his wife, who didn’t want to change. I believe she represents the church and he represents leaders who have more of the fear of man than the fear of God and just want to be man pleasers – afraid they will lose their ministries if they speak the truth.
Please forward this warning to those in ministry. I will write up a more detailed account of the dream and the warning when I feel released by God to do so. ——————————————————————-

DATED Oct. 2, 2012
UPDATE on warning dream from yesterday – further revelation. Please read dream from yesterday if you haven’t.

I think I received revelation of why Koreans were in my dream. A friend of mine (u know who you are!) ministered a difficult word to the Korean church last year, and the word was that even though they were the largest church in the world, they were the deadest church in the world and while they started out right and strong, they got lost in status & money…the point was, what started out good was out of focus and the foundation needed to be rebuilt. I feel strongly that’s what the Korean people in my dream meant…those that started out right, but got lost in the money and prestige of title, travel, recognition, …selfish ambition. I also think for some, it will be a specific reference of extravagant travel and even specifically travel to Korea, for some.

In my second dream the next day, it was as though God was imploring me to pray for mercy…that I hadn’t done anything yet about the dream from yesterday. It was URGENT. Even after mercy was prayed for in the dream, judgment (discipline) came and it silenced a man (in the form of putting him under for surgery by covering his mouth with a folded dish rag that had chloroform on it – I feel representing the prophetic mouth, or a person “of the cloth” for 2 years -(the number is probably metaphor for definitive/established). …and then after that they had to be silenced once more (again, twice…I feel that means definitive/established). Praying for mercy shortened the time they were silenced. The really sad part was that it also affected the wife and children – they also had to have this happen to them. I feel that represents that it will affect the church/His bride, and all the spiritual children who follow these people – it was made clear they were suffering judgment because of the man. (It may also represent literal marriages and families that will be affected by this judgment. There was a separation between the man and the family – I feel it may represent those in ministry that will lose their church for a time and/or literal separation in marriage for some. The encouragement is that they would again, be together after the surgery – God working on their heart & motives is what was implied.)

After pressing into God on why chloroform, I received a download! it was revealed because it’s a pharmaceutical and whenever I see that in dreams, it usually indicates either sorcery (having to do with medication or other substance issues) or something rebellious and false (like false prophet or teacher – because it comes from the soul, not spirit. Chloroform also numbs or puts people under. That represents people who have become numb – past feeling (no fear of the Lord) The word for soul in the Greek is transliterated psychē. What’s incredible is that when I looked up the root word from which that word came from, which is Psycho, it means:

1) to breathe, blow, cool by blowing
2) to be made or grow cool or cold
3) metaph. of waning love

…..WOW….THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT THE MESSAGE OF THE DREAM WAS! Matthew 24:12 “And because iniquity shall abound , the love of many shall wax cold.” Chloroform is also a sweet tasting liquid, but it puts people to sleep or puts them “under”. I think this represents that the people “under” them are being put to sleep (spiritually) with sweet words that they want to hear – false teaching, false humility, false prophecy that numbs people from the truth of God and His Word. [2 Timothy 4:3, 4 – For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. 4) They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths. I also feel the scripture from Isaiah 29:10 applies: “For the LORD has poured out on you the spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes, namely, the prophets; And He has covered your heads, namely, the seers.”

Chloroform in a big dose can kill. It was also prominent, that when he awoke from the chloroform, he didn’t remember anything. I got the following verses…which go along with the buddha being on the table: Hosea 13:6, 2:13; Jeremiah 23:27; Psalm 78:11, 106:13; Judges 3:7.

It is my prayer for mercy for all and that we humble ourselves and wake up to God’s warning and ask Him to fill us again with the Fear of the Lord – which keeps us from falling asleep spiritually. I also pray the Lord does not send a spirit of stupor on those that refuse to obey – Stupor may be HIS chloroform that puts people to sleep if they refuse to listen.

I also want to heavily highlight something I did not give enough importance to when I shared the dream the first time. That is this…some of you are leaders observing these things happening in ministry. Leaders who were observing these things happening in the dream and did not confront the issues or did nothing were going to also be held accountable. The issues needed to be addressed by any other leaders in ministry that observed these things. If you say nothing…you will also be dealt with as being just as guilty. I strongly implore you to stand up for righteousness and not fear man, but only the Lord and call people out who are pursuing travel, fame, fortune, and who are becoming cold to correction and to sound doctrine. The Lord will reward you in spite of their response or lack of a response.(In the dream, the Korean man was more concerned about what his complaining wife thought he should do. I think this speaks of those that are more concerned about what those in the church think and say about them – they are man-pleasers.) ———————————————————–

THIS IS NOT A FULL DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE DREAMS, BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THE MESSAGE THAT I FEEL GOD TOLD ME TO RELEASE IMMEDIATELY. I didn’t have time to write it completely up and get it out on time.

Bowel Movements in Dreams

This is a topic most people want to know but are afraid to ask! Remember, there are no dumb questions for dream interpretation because dreams are usually metaphor or symbolic.

Bowel movement: Usually indicates dealing with your emotions or issues of the heart. One of the Hebrew words for heart means “bowels”…the inward parts (or seat of the soul) [Strong’s Concordance H4578]. The stomach in general usually represents the heart in dreams as well. The bowels is where you “process” stuff, which is why it represents emotions….processing things in our heart.

Pay attention to the details. For instance, constipation in a dream may represent a difficult time or unable to process something. Constipation is also a lack of water, which can represent the spirit or emotions, so it’s possible it’s an indication to seek God in how to deal with a situation and if the lack of water represents a lack of emotions, it may reveal a need to get in touch with your emotions in order to deal with something in a healthy way. With the correct context, constipation may also represent dealing with an issue and being too “hard” on someone else, but usually it’s the dreamer that’s dealing inwardly with issues.

If it’s diarrhea, it may represent having a lot to deal with all at once. It may also reveal being ruled by a situation or emotions. Diarrhea may indicate a lack of control regarding emotions or painful situations as well.

If it is a soft bowel movement, it probably indicates dealing with something in a healthy manner and seeing it wasn’t as “hard” as you thought it was going to be!

See! It wasn’t that bad, was it?

DREAM GEM: Blue Luminous Snake

Someone requested a symbol to be interpreted from our Dreamscapes Dream Dictionary App (only .99 cents!) and I thought I would share because I feel it’s important to many of you how sneaky satan is and can make things seem really good.

Here was my response to them: It may be possible that I need more context of the dream to accurately interpret this symbol, but I strongly feel it’s actually a warning for you. This dream scene reveals you are feeling pulled into something that seems right and beautiful – perhaps a deep level of enlightenment, but it is a strong deception and lie and the enemy is preying on your emotions and desire to feel chosen and accepted. satan makes promises to people to entice them to be led astray.

In the Ancient Mystic Model of dream interpretation that we follow, snakes represent satan or lies we believe 99.9999 percent of the time. he slithers and has cunning tactics to deceive people. Ancient Greek Scrolls even reveal he can appear as an Angel of LIGHT…luminous. The book of 2 Corinthians, Chapter and verse 11:14 says, 14 And no wonder! For satan himself transforms himself into an angel of light.

Blue often represent revelation, which means to have a “knowing”. There is a wrong way and a right way. The fact you had this dream reveals you probably DO have an amazing gift, but the warning is that satan is trying to pervert your gift and use it for himself instead of you discovering it belongs to God and ONLY HE can give TRUE revelation (knowledge, understanding, foreknowledge). The wrong way would be through “enlightenment”, by using it for fortune telling, palm reading, or any kind of seeing of the future without God being the one deciding to give it to you. Ancient Hebraic Scrolls reveal that sorcery, witchcraft, fortune telling and all such things GOD DETESTS (absolutely hates!) and He will judge those that participate in it. If you have participated in any of these things, just talk to God and tell Him you didn’t know it was wrong, and ask Him about His son, Jesus Christ…the ONLY one who can give truth and lead you on the path to your true destiny. Ask God to forgive you and ask Him to reveal the real and only TRUTH.

We believe you have an amazing gift and God wants you to know that HE CHOSE YOU BEFORE YOU WERE BORN! This is a divine appointment that you requested this symbol because God wants you to know you are loved and He has a specific plan for your life. You are a chosen child of God and He desires to protect you and wants you to give your gift to Him. If you do, you will experience amazing intimacy with God and He will lead you on the ancient and narrow path that leads to eternity.

If we can help you into your destiny in any way, please let us know! We are praying for you and believe you will know the Truth and the Truth will set you FREE!

ZOMBIES in Dreams & Culture – What does it mean?

I’m totally fascinated by the popularity of Zombies – and not in a good way. I think disappointed or baffled would be better words to describe my feelings. About 14 years ago, the Lord began to teach me to pay attention to what is going on in real life and interpret it the way I do dreams. Since that time, I have been diligent to watch patterns, movie titles, news headlines, etc., and ask the Lord what is happening in the spiritual realm. The physical realm is a manifestation of what is going on spiritually [Romans 1:20].

Zombies seem to be such a huge part of culture right now in movies, tattoos, video games, etc., and I’m totally baffled about what the attraction is of a grotesque dead piece of human coming to life, only to actually be lifeless. Zombies originate from West African origin (cf. Kikongo zumbi “fetish;” Kimbundu nzambi “god”), originally the name of a snake god – python god, later with the meaning “reanimated corpse” in voodoo culture. It’s also the snake god of voodoo cults in the West Indies, especially Haiti, and in scattered areas of the southern U.S. – probably from Louisiana creole word meaning “phantom, ghost,” from Sp. sombra “shade, ghost.”

I’ve only had one dream with zombies in it. I believe the Lord revealed to me that in addition to their idolatry meaning of worshipping a demon god, they metaphorically represent those who are dead in their sins and just going through life without the One True God and being manipulated by satan. A Zombie, after all, is the living dead – those people who may be living, but are spiritually dead.

Normally, I would just list a bunch of things a symbol could possibly mean, but as soon as I realized the significance of this symbol, and that it has such demonic roots, I felt it was important to try and capture your attention to the seriousness of it. Are you fascinated with Zombies and love them? I challenge you to ask yourself why. Why would anyone love the thought of a dead corpse without a will or ability to make choices? It’s a perversion of what God intended and I personally believe it’s a serious warning.

With that said, here are some possible meanings to Zombies – in both your dreams and in your real life attraction to them. For dreams, context is the most important aspect of how to interpret the symbol.

– Zombies in dreams most often represent those who are spiritually dead. That means that they have not yet received Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and believe that He is the one and only Son of God, was crucified on a Cross for our sins and rose from the dead on the 3rd day and is now seated at the right hand of God. Zombies can mean to be dead in your sin without salvation and eternally separated from God. If you feel this may represent you and you would like to make sure you have eternal life with God, go to our website at www.gatewaytodreams.com and click on the tab at the top called “Invite the Light”, it will give you further insight and information.

– It may reveal those who are feeling like they’re just going through the motions in life without a purpose and are often people who have lost the will to live. If you are a Christian and feeling this way, then simply ask God to fill you fresh with His Spirit. Sometimes we feel this way as Christians because we are in sin and have not repented. If you are in sin, then simply cry out to God and ask for forgiveness and STOP sinning and you shall be refreshed. Sometimes we feel this way because we need spiritual and emotional healing. God can resurrect anything from the dead – even hopes and dreams and your soul. Simply cry out to God and ask Him to resurrect you! If you’re feeling this way and you are not a Christian, then consider asking Jesus Christ to be your Lord and Savior and to fill you with His Holy Spirit and you will be empowered and given a new destiny and purpose!

– To be non-responsive, apathetic, lacking in independent judgment, or on auto-pilot – to mean to act without thinking and just going through the motions. It may also reveal a person lacking wisdom and is not intelligent.

– A Zombie is also a piece of computer code that instructs an infected computer to send a virus on to other computer systems. If in the correct context, a Zombie may be giving you a hidden clue to a problem with your computer. This may also be metaphor for people who try to ruin things for others (computers being people’s minds or way of thinking and a virus representing thoughts and opinions that are evil).

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What Tattoos Mean & What About Interpreting Real Ones?

A Tattoo in a dream usually means that something – good or bad – has made a permanent impression on you or something that has been ingrained in the dreamer, such as a way of thinking, acting or feeling. Pay attention to the details for further insight, such as the type of Tattoo, how you felt about it, etc.

If in the dream, for instance, you felt ashamed of the Tattoo, then perhaps it reveals that someone has made you feel ashamed, they made a permanent impression on you with how they treated you.

If the Tattoo in the dream is positive or has a symbol that is, then interpret it likewise. For instance, if you have a Rose Tattoo and in the dream you were thinking of the rose of Sharon, then there is scripture for that an it reveals that JESUS has made a permanent (good) impression on you or you are MARKED for HIM, meaning specifically chosen and set aside for His Glory.

If the Tattoo was noticeably painful, then perhaps it’s something painful in your life that has forever changed you.

Take note of the image of the Tattoo, the color, the condition, the placement, etc. Everything has meaning! A Tattoo on your eye, for instance, may have to do with the way you SEE something. A Tattoo on your face may have to do with your identity or how you see yourself or how you think others see you, etc. See the specific body part for further interpretation.

Tattoos are symbols, patterns and legends, so it usually reveals something symbolic, a pattern of thinking or acting, or a parable for something in your life.

I often get asked what I think about people focusing on interpreting Tattoos. I am currently working on an entire blog about tattoos and will go in-depth about what I feel scripture says about it, but here are two quick thoughts about focusing on interpreting Tattoos:

1. I teach and believe that God can and does speak in everything, so I do believe that tattoos can be interpreted. HOWEVER, I believe the KEY is if the LORD HIMSELF points it out to you to interpret. With God, context and motive are always vital to interpreting. It is case by case, individual by individual, context, context, context!

2. I think it can be dangerous to set out on a mission to interpret tattoos as a focus and have a formula in place to do so. When God speaks, it is individual and it is AS HE WILLS to each individual. Sometimes focusing on one specific thing, like Tattoo interpretation can not only draw attention to it when God doesn’t want SOME to even be exposed to it, but it can force other people to focus on it and some have even wanted to get a Tattoo after finding out what certain things mean. In the Tattoo world, there are many vile and unholy symbols, patterns & legends. I believe that while God can interpret those for you, He may not necessarily want to expose you to many of them. For instance, if you had a teenage son or daughter who did not know what pornography was, would you show it to them in case that ever needed to know what it meant? Would you let them smoke crack so they would know how addicting it could be? NO!! Be as innocent as a dove and as wise as a serpent. I personally feel it’s wrong to promote something that may cause people to stumble. Tattoo interpretation, in my opinion, should be as the LORD BRINGS IT TO YOU…not something you should go after and encourage others to go after. I also think we must be incredibly careful not to teach a formula for interpreting tattoo symbols (I’m not saying that is happening, I’m just cautiously warning you to discern if something is becoming a formula in anything). I believe the Lord has shown me that anything that becomes a formula is witchcraft. God is not a formula that can be bottled and sold. PROCEED WITH CAUTION AND INQUIRE OF THE LORD.

I want to be very clear that some may be called by God to do this…I’m just sharing the unction in my spirit that it could be dangerous to expose those who are NOT called to do this. I know Godly people who do this and I cannot say what God has told them to do or not to do – that is between them and the Lord. People, however, are asking for my opinion and it’s my opinion that you should be clearly called by God to focus on anything that can defile. I believe it’s safer not to go after evil things unless God brings it to you to clarify it, redeem it, etc. (And I’m not saying all tattoo symbols are evil – most are not, but there are definitely evil symbols in Tattoo legends). God can give it to you on the fly (instantly) when you need it – I’m just not sure you need to study it unless it’s part of your specific calling and God has told you to.

Prophetic Word or Encouraging Word?

To discern means to distinguish mentally; recognize as distinct or different; discriminate. Example: “He is incapable of discerning right from wrong.”

We need to pay attention and learn to discern the difference between an encouraging word and a prophetic word. In our effort to be encouraging to one another, we will often give encouraging words, which are wonderful, but they are often NOT prophetic words and they mislead people into thinking God has said them.

Prophetic words are specific words The LORD has specifically told someone to share – they are authored by GOD, not a person. Having a conversation with the Lord and relaying what you feel He has said can be accurate or inaccurate unless God has specifically and clearly spoken. If those are the types of words we’re getting….the kind from “feeling like God said”…then simply relay it that way so it leaves room for the Holy Spirit to correct us if we’re wrong. We need more Fear of the Lord when it comes to the prophetic and we need to be very careful not to attribute to God that which comes from our own heart ~ I know I personally have been guilty of that! Our right motive doesn’t justify the mistake.

I seriously doubt God is saying as much as people are saying He’s saying! LOL (Say that fast 10 times!) What some are advertising as a prophetic word (and usually one that is incredibly general by nature…like, “You will have a great day today,”) are not much different than getting a fortune cookie at your local Chinese restaurant. Of course many who read that will have a great day…and others won’t…so was it a prophetic word or a word of encouragement, or even a lie with a good motive?

Let’s get in the habit of just saying we want to encourage someone…and lets encourage them mostly with Scripture, not our own ideas of what we THINK God would say. HIS WORD is SURELY accurate and will not return without accomplishing that which it was destined to. [Isaiah 55:11 – So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me void, But it shall accomplish what I please, And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.]

When Metaphor is Real and Real is Metaphor

God created me to be an interpreter, so it stands to reason I LOVE interpretation! I remember even as a child loving to solve riddles, find the hidden pictures in Highlights magazine, playing games that required clever wording like Mad Gab, etc.

The longer I interpret, the more I’m absolutely convinced that metaphor is the REAL language of Heaven and what we consider “real” here on earth is just metaphor in Heaven to explain to us a spiritual principle. Romans 1:20 says, “For the invisible things of Him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse…” This verse in context is explaining that everyone will be without excuse when they stand before God…they will not say they didn’t hear Him because EVERYTHING invisible (of Heaven) is understood by the things you DO see (of the earth). God speaks in everything all the time. He uses the tangible things to explain the intangible things…He uses the things you understand to explain the things you do not understand.

I’ve been interpreting for over 13 years and have met some incredible people who have had amazing supernatural experiences in heaven, on earth, with spirit beings like angels and demons, and the longer I do this, the more I realize GOD PREFERS TO SPEAK IN METAPHOR…that, THAT is the “real” language of heaven and what we consider “real” or tangible here on the earth was really just placed here to explain how to understand heavenly concepts. In other words, METAPHOR IS REAL AND REAL IS METAPHOR.

After I learned how to understand how God speaks metaphorically in dreams, I began to apply that to my own real life experiences and situations and said to myself, “If this were a dream, what would it mean?” and with very few exceptions it was correct! Discovering God was speaking that way propelled me to interpret everything!

When I would meet with people who had heavenly encounters, angelic or demonic encounters or other “weird stuff”, I would interpret it and it would make COMPLETE AND TOTAL SENSE TO THEM! It was simply amazing! I would interpret how the angel was dressed and what it meant and I paid attention to details like emotions, colors, numbers, etc., and it would reveal the purpose for the encounter. Even when people would see Jesus in their dreams, visions, trances or other scenarios, I would ask them, “How was He dressed? What was His expression? Where did He take you? What color were His eyes?” etc., and it would unlock the mystery of why He revealed Himself to them.

We must learn God’s symbolic love language if we are to hear from Him all the time in everything everyday. He is speaking to you personally and longing for you to know how He cares about the details of your life. Did you know that there are over 8,200 figures of speech in the Bible? WHY??? Because it causes you to stop and have to understand…a figure of speech or symbolic speech is used usually with things you understand to convey a message about a spiritual thing you don’t understand. He wants you to seek, search, ask, knock, and most of all…FIND HIM! You can’t find something you’re not looking for…

We will be offering an abundance of courses to help you understand the God’s Symbolic Love Language. Even if you don’t dream, learning dream interpretation will unlock the scriptures for you because it will teach you interpretive principles that will unveil layers in the Bible. Did you know Jewish Rabbis believe scripture is like a diamond with 72 facets to learn on every ONE thing God says? In addition, they believe there are 7 layers of meaning to scripture…there is so much to be gained if you will get out your interpretive metal detector and go hunting for treasure!

Most of our classes end in “OLOGY” because that means “the study of”. We prefer to remain in a state of believing we’ve not yet “arrived” or perfected ANYTHING. We believe it we will remain in a state of learning. Some dream interpreters tout labels like Master or Superfluous Interpreter. The ironic thing about Superfluous is that some of the synonyms to that word is “needless, unneeded, nonessential, useless, excessive”. I’ve been interpreting for over 13 years and the longer I interpret, the more questions I have and I realize only God can give the correct interpretation case by case. Interpretation involves a foundation of Godly principles, but it is by no means a formula – if it were, it would be witchcraft.

Jesus is the ONLY MASTER and titles should describe your function, not feed your pride. I’ve also had numerous dreams interpreted by these so-called “master” and “superfluous” dream interpreters and RARELY are they correct, and in some instances they were not only wrong, but dangerously, blasphemously wrong! GOD WANTS YOU TO LEARN TO HEAR FOR YOURSELF AND INTERPRETERS SHOULD ONLY HELP YOU UNDERSTAND HOW TO GET THERE!

Interpreting dreams and everything else is incredibly subjective and it’s our belief you should approach interpretation as more of a line of questioning, not ridiculous absolute statements that demand you are the one with the answer. God will not share His glory with ANYONE…especially not a dream interpreter.

Above & Beyond exists to equip Seers, Dreamers and Believers to live and love Above & Beyond and to fulfill their God-Given Destiny. Years ago, when I asked God what I was to tell people I do, in a playful way He told me I was a Destiny Fulfillment Coordinator 🙂 lol. We are all called to be that! We are all created to help one another reach our full potential for the Glory of God and the building of HIS Kingdom…not our own kingdom or ministry or reputation.

Our website contains the full description of the classes we offer in our School of Spiritual Excellence, but here is a sneak peek at some of our upcoming courses to help you hear from God for yourself:

Dreamology 1.0 – Pursuing the Ancient Path – A Biblical Foundation for Dream Interpretation
Dreamology 2.0 – Understanding Biblical Dreams & Visions
Dreamology 3.0 – Peering Into Heaven’s Mysteries
Dreamology 4.0 – Dreamography – The Art of Journaling and Dream Mapping
Dreamology 5.0 – Jedi Dream Tips & Personal Dream Mentoring
Dreamology 6.0 – Certification in Biblical Dream Studies & Interpretation
Dreamology 7.0 – Instructor Certification in Biblical Dream Studies & Interpretation
Godology 1.0 – The Study of the Names of God (More Godology Classes coming!)
Symbology 1.0 – The Study of God’s Symbolic Love Language (More Symbology Classes Coming!)
Psalmology 1.0-5.0 – The Study of the 5 Books of Psalms & Their Tactical Purpose
Prophetology 1.0 – The Study of Prophets & The Prophetic (More Prophetology classes coming!)

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What FAT means in a Dream & Real Life

YOUR BODY IS SPEAKING…WHAT IS IT SAYING?

For years God has shown me that if you interpret what is going on with your physical body, it will often reveal what is also going on with you spiritually. Sometimes it will also indicate what is going on with the “BODY” of Christ.

This morning God confirmed this again! I had a dream and God showed me people who were over weight or heavy set…the “FAT” kind and not the P.H.A.T. kind! LOL – He told me to tell them that whatever goes on with their physical body is a manifestation of something spiritual. He told me to tell them being heavy represents that they need to “let go” of some things that are “WEIGHING” them down – things that are considered “WEIGHTY”. They need to let go of things like worries/concerns, hurts, anger, resentment, rejection, unmet expectations (waiting…or WEIGHTING on something), injustice (when the WEIGHT on each side of the scales are not even), “HEAVY” burdens that are not theirs to carry, unforgiveness, sin (Hebrews 12:1), etc. Heavy SET may also reveal a “mind SET”.

I have the realization in the dream that’s why I’m heavier than I normally am (in real life), and I need to lose weight and “let go” of some things, too. God showed me mine had to do with carrying burdens that were not mine to carry and letting go of unmet expectations of the past where people had let me down. I was also made aware that I was weary of waiting (WEIGHTing) for some things to come to pass (Habakkuk 2:3 – listed below) and that I also have been WEIGHTing too long to share what He has given me…the book He told me I would write 13 years ago (which is now in process and making much progress!! yay!!).

There is a good interpretation for FAT in Scripture…the portion that belongs to the Lord. Fat, however, usually represents excess. I also want to state that there are ALWAYS exceptions to every interpretation. For instance, perhaps symbolically if someone is over weight, in the right context it could mean they are eating a lot of spiritual food (scripture) and that has caused them to be anointed (fat). On the other hand, perhaps they are just “puffed up” with a lot of knowledge from eating spiritual food and not disciplined enough to work through it (work out) and apply it (which would cause them to lose weight).

WANT TO LOSE SOME WEIGHT? Here’s your Dream Rx Prescription…take these and testify in the morning! 🙂

GOOD WEIGHT:
2 Corinthians 4:17, 18 ~ For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal “WEIGHT” of glory; While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal. (emphasis added)

BAD WEIGHTS:
Hebrews 12:1, 2 ~ Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every “WEIGHT”, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. (emphasis added)

DREAM Rx: WAIT ON THE LORD! (This type of wait has to do with hope and expectations being fulfilled) [Quotes and capitalization emphases added to the word wait].

Psalm 27:14 ~ “WAIT” on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: “WAIT”, I say, on the LORD.

Psalm 37:7-9 ~ Rest in the LORD, and “WAIT” patiently for him: Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass. Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; Do not fret—it only causes harm. For evildoers shall be cut off; But those who “WAIT” on the LORD, They shall inherit the earth.

Psalm 59:9 ~ I will “WAIT” for You, O You his Strength; For God is my defense.

Psalm 130:5 ~ I “WAIT” for the LORD, my soul waits, And in His word I do hope.

Proverbs 20:22 ~ Do not say, “I will recompense evil”;”WAIT” for the LORD, and He will save you.

Isaiah 30:18 ~ Therefore the LORD will “WAIT”, that He may be gracious to you; And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you. For the LORD is a God of justice; Blessed are all those who “WAIT” for Him.

Isaiah 40:31 ~ But those who “WAIT” on the LORD
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint.

Lamentations 3:25, 26 ~ The LORD is good to those who “WAIT” for Him, To the soul who seeks Him. It is good that one should hope and “WAIT” quietly For the salvation of the LORD.

Micah 7:7 ~ Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will “WAIT” for the God of my salvation; My God will hear me.

Habakkuk 2:3 ~ For the vision is yet for an appointed time; But at the end it will speak, and it will not lie. Though it tarries, “WAIT” for it; Because it will surely come, It will not tarry.

Romans 8:25 ~ But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly “WAIT” for it with perseverance.

DON’T “WAIT” TO GET STARTED! LET GO…LET GOD!

DREAM GEM: Cops/Police

Ever have one of those dreams with police in them…either chasing you or arresting someone? Sometimes they’re good and sometimes they’re bad. Cops/Police are a very common element in dreams.

Remember, CONTEXT is ALWAYS the key to a proper interpretation! Keep the attitude, feeling and actions that were INSIDE the dream, not the ones you think when you wake up! (although there are reasons for that, too, but that’s in a more advanced teaching).

Here are the top 3 interpretations for Cops/Police: Accusation, Conviction or Protection

1. ACCUSATION – I’ve had good cops and bad cops in my dreams. I used to think all of them had to be good because police are supposed to be good, however, the Lord showed me that sometimes police in dreams, when they’re mean or doing something illegal or wrong, they usually represent people that act like “police” and want to hold everyone to “the LAW”…spiritually. Those are the people that give you a long list of do’s and don’ts and nit pick on you or accuse you. When it’s bad, it may also represent condemnation vs. conviction. Condemnation is when you feel you’ve done something bad but don’t quite understand exactly what – the enemy never wants you to be free and if he told you what he was accusing you of, you could fix it, so he doesn’t or he will keep bringing up something you’ve already repented for in hopes to make you feel bad still…DON’T FALL FOR IT IF YOU’VE REPENTED! True conviction gives hope…it reveals what needs to be corrected and gives hope for a way out and reward for obedience. If the cop is convicting you of something you didn’t do, that’s the Lord showing you that you are NOT GUILTY of what you’re feeling badly about OR it may be you don’t feel you’re guilty of what others are accusing you of.

2. PROTECTION – Good police can often represent God’s protection or those that serve others with the right motives. Police are called to “SERVE AND PROTECT”.

3. CONVICTION – AND THIS IS USUALLY WHAT IT MEANS …It’s usually something concerning YOU and that you feeling CONVICTED about an issue! If you’re running from the police, it may reveal that you’re running from an issue and are not allowing the Holy Spirit to convict you of something.

It goes without saying that dreams may have literal anchors in them. So for instance, if the dream is about someone who is in jail, etc., the police may indicate a literal issue, though not necessarily.

AA Plane Crash Warning Dream

As most of you are aware, MOST dreams are metaphorical and not literal. There are times we dream symbolic things that literally come to pass, but that is usually the exception. I had a dream recently and I feel I’m supposed to post it as a warning of something to come. I will brainstorm on possible interpretations and allow the Holy Spirit to reveal it in its time.

DREAM TITLE: 3 American Airlines Planes are About to Crash

I was in the back of a pick up truck and we were in a hurry. I looked up and saw 3 American Airlines jumbo jets full of people.  Two were on my right very close to each other, traveling to the west or left – slowly descending and one was on the left traveling East or to the right, coming down. The three planes were not nose diving, but were definitely going down. The pilots were working hard to get as much control of the plane as they could so they could try to land ok and survive. We knew we had to floor it because it looked like the planes would crash into each other and intersect at the exact time our truck would be at the same point. We needed to hurry and get beyond that point so that the crash would not hit us or we could also die. I noticed how all the planes were completely full of people. The plane on the left had been attacked and the fuselage was open toward the back of the plane and I saw a huge group of people on fire and I was concerned about all the people who may die. There was lots of smoke coming out of the area that was hit. <woke up>

POSSIBLE INTERPRETATIONS:

A truck usually represent an instruction to “get to work” on something. I believe the American Airlines JUMBO Jets could represent many things. 1. America (American Airlines) 2. JUMBO Loans in America and another financial CRASH. 3. They may have possibly been the new DREAM LINERS (although that was not made clear in the dream)…and if so, may possibly represent ministries that teach on Dream Interpretation. The reason for this possibility in my opinion, is because the dream was mine and I do dream interpretation. 4. While I seriously doubt it, it’s always possible that there may be literal elements in dreams and perhaps there will be an attack on America – perhaps even on a plane. 5. Planes in dreams can mean several things…They can represent companies, ministries, organizations, etc., or it can also and many times at the same time represent that GOD is making something PLAIN to us. 5. If this dream is from the Lord, and I believe it is, it can have multiple interpretations and they can all be right all at the same time! Just as the Word of God can have layers of meanings, any time God speaks – even in dreams, it can have layers of meanings and hidden messages, warnings, instruction or encouragement. Smoke represents PRIDE. This downfall will probably be because of pride. Smoke can also represent a smokescreen – a hidden plan of the enemy to destroy people.

The number 3 often represents something that God is doing (there were 3 planes). It may also reveal it will be something that happens soon. Kim Clement has recently posted that he feels the Lord showed him something coming soon on America as well as others that have posted dreams and warning from God about an attack on America.

A few things about the planes: The one that was attacked may represent either a literal attack on America, a difficult time (attack) for organizations in America, and/or a Spiritual attack that is affecting a large portion of people in America or in an organization.

The people on fire may represent people who will be affected financially and either be “fired” from their job or laid off, or it may represent people who are going to hell and need salvation. It may also reveal people who are being exposed to a spiritual attack because of a lack of spiritual covering. I feel this is instruction to pray for America, for our financial situation, pray for people who have not yet come into a real relationship with Jesus Christ, and pray God makes it PLAIN (plane) to those who are running companies, ministries, etc., because a plane going down means a gradual loss of control or there may be control issues within organizations, lack of discernment, and perhaps a “steady decline” financially or morally. One thing for certain was that all 3 of these planes were DEFINITELY going down, and I feel that was also revealed through the 2 planes on the right, as the number 2 can mean established or definite…there was NO WAY for them to stay in the air. There may also be a word play concerning big things that are “up in the air” (undecided) with America right now. That may also reveal that things that have been “up in the air” or undecided, will now come definitively to an end and it wasn’t certain if people would survive it or not. I feel devastation (financially, emotionally, spiritually, perhaps even a literal physical attack, etc.) is coming to America and will affect many and we need to pray to God for mercy and grace and strategies and definitely pray for those that will be directly affected by it – pray for salvation!

I feel part of the instruction is to hurry up and get your finances in order and get to work doing what God has called you to do or it will also “impact” you!

God often speaks in riddles and hidden sayings as well, so there may be hidden insight, like why it wasn’t UNITED…it may reveal a hidden issue of lack of unity, etc. There may be hidden scripture for 747…etc., like Chapter and verse 7:4-7, etc. I am still researching, but felt the urgency to release the message as soon as possible today.

I think having to “floor it” in the dream, means to “press in” and do it “fast”. I also think the word floor may reveal that it’s something that will metaphorically “floor” us (take us by surprise) and I also believe floor may indicate a need for humility (to get low).

I had this dream on the morning of December 10th, 2013. Since then I have had other warning dreams that I believe indicate there is a definite crash coming to businesses in America…In another dream, I saw them crumble from the top. I believe that to mean that those in charge at the top of government and businesses will fall and it will cause the entire thing to begin to crumble. We really need to pray and take this seriously!