I had a dream the other night that I was wiping my feet off and the more I wiped the more my skin started flaking off. I kept brushing it off and pretty soon there were chunks of skin peeling off like huge blisters. Before I knew it, bone was exposed. It seemed never ending. It didn't hurt but I was mortified!!! And it felt so real. What's it mean? It's freaking me out. – Marcy 41, Chattanooga, TN
Lauri: Oh my God. Eew!! Okay, now that I have pulled myself together... I think you are wiping your feet off in the dream because in real life you are trying to rid yourself of some sort of negativity. Negativity will often appear as, or be referenced as, dirt in our dreams because negativity dirties up an otherwise clean psyche. Since you are wiping it from your feet, it must mean that you either put your foot down in some way or stood your ground over a negative issue. And just as you were peeling away the layers of your skin, have you been peeling away the layers trying to expose what the root of what is causing this negative issue?
Marcy Replies: Yes! I am trying to find out what is going on with my son. He’s been having very bad behavior lately but I don’t know why. It's like a mystery and it's driving me crazy. I just want to fix it because I'm afraid he's not happy about something. I did finally "put my foot down" with his attitude. It's been very stressful for me because he's otherwise a great kid.
Lauri: Get down to the bare bones, is the message. Keep peeling away. You'll find it.
Marcy Replies: Thank you. I will keep on it. This was so helpful I’m now going to buy one of your books!