This is what it means.
For most of my life I have been surrounded by snakes, people who have malicious intentions and who are fueled with jealousy and anger. In their selfishness they seek power over others and in doing so they have systematically destroyed (temporarily) one aspect of my life or another.
Over time, I learned to recognize patterns of behaviour and I gradually could predict what was coming and get out of the mess. This is when my life started really getting so much better and I write about that on another blog.
But for here, let me say that the symbol of an eagle for me is about having the skill and capacity to “eat the snakes,” so to speak. Every animal has the capacity for positive or negative. The eagle in my dream is reminding me to use my skills for positives so that I can live like an eagle.
There is a lot to this dream, like thinking it was a hawk at first, etc, which I won’t go into detail about here. Maybe another time. But for right now, the biggest challenge in the dream is that the eagle is inviting me to approach it but I am too shy or timid to do so.
This means that this is the area of my growth now.
It makes sense because I do have a number of opportunities which I can move into now but it will require being not so timid, shy or reserved and to just be bold about where I’m going and what I’m doing. It’s like coming out of hiding in a way.
This dream is about that. And I’m thinking about what it will take for me to be able to step out away from the car metaphorically and face one of the most powerful creatures on the planet. Metaphorically this is a symbol for a heck of a lot of growth coming up.
I am ready though. Ready for anything. Ready for change. I am.