To dream of an old spreading oak means long life and prosperity. If it is filled with acorns you are due a promotion or some type of increase in your life. If a newlywed sees many oak trees in a forest it foretells a long marriage and many children. It is also the symbol for the tree of life and denotes good luck in all cases where the oak is healthy; reverse if the oak is sick or damaged.
If you handle or otherwise use oars in your dream you will experience disappointments and you may sacrifice your own desires to please others. To lose an oar shows you have not planned sufficiently and a broken oar denotes utter failure in your undertaking.
To dream of arriving at an oasis and resting predicts the greatest success possible in business and money matters. If the dreamer dreams that he/she is seeking an oasis and can’t locate it anywhere shows the dreamer has inner fears and insecurities and is subconsciously seeking a safe haven.
Taking an oath in your dreams portends many fights and arguments in your present situation. If you refuse to take an oath and leave the area this portends an immediate change in your relationships for the better.
To dream of cooking and serving oatmeal shows that you will soon have control over the life and destiny of someone close to you. To eat oatmeal that someone has prepared especially for you denotes the addition of well earned finances in your environment for you to enjoy.
To see oats being fed to a beautiful horse denotes luxury and ease is beginning to enter your life. To see oats being refused by the animal shows that you are about to make a bad decision regarding your finances or living conditions. Decayed oats tell the story of poverty and need or a great sorrow that will come your way.
To be obedient to a master in your dream shows that you are a good worker and will go far in your job. If others are being obedient toward you then will you find fortune and much gain in your business based on ethical practices. Disobedience in all its forms will denote that you will have much trouble in your business.
An obelisk that is very tall and cold as it stands stately in your vision denotes that you need to soften your nature so you will not seem so cold and distant to those you love. An obelisk is also a phallic symbol and must be interpreted in the entire dream content.
If you dream of reading an obituary in the newspaper you may soon receive some disquieting news of a death. If the obituary happens to be your own then it denotes that you have something or someone in your life that could cause you great trouble, maybe even death. Death can also mean to a way of life or situation, not just physical.
If you dream that someone is obligated to you means you will win to a high station in your life and/or business relations. To dream that you are under obligation to another person then this means that you have become the target of thoughtless actions and complaints from friends or coworkers. A dream of obligation is also a warning that you must keep any promises you have made to a person, or lose that persons esteem or love.
To dream of an observatory from which you view the heavens and study the stars denotes your high minded ideals and/or your high aspirations in life. If you are actually naming the stars you will experience a rise to a prominent position in your career. If by chance the heavens are obscured with clouds that look like smoke and you cannot discern the stars your highest goals will not be achieved.
If you dream that you listen to, and are influenced by, an occultist teacher then you will seek the betterment of others under your care. To become enthralled in belief of the teachings then you will forebear to accept the crass material gain you are offered.
If you dream you are standing on shore and watching the waves foam up as they break over the beach foretells that you will have some narrow escape from an accidental injury. If you are far out on the ocean and hear the waves as they lap against the hull of the ship, you will have setbacks in your business and a troubled domestic scene. To sail on a calm ocean is always a good omen for all concerned.
Dreams of this type will be fairly common among the medical practitioners, but among the rest of us undergoing such an operation can be a harbinger of a drastic lifestyle change, whether good or bad will be determined by the rest of the dream. To watch an operation you will soon hear some news from a family member or a friend, if the operation was a success it will be good news, but, if not it will be bad news.
A whale of any sort in your dream is a sign of protection and help and if you see the flukes of his tail you will have much good luck. To dream of an orca, also known as a killer whale, shows the dreamer is not sure of the motives of his/her protector. The ‘killer’ whale then represents distrust and must be viewed in that light by the dreamer.
An owl represents wisdom and in some instances, higher education. This is a symbol that must be integrated with the entire dream to determine its meaning. The sound of an owl hooting is a dream of a different kind as this sound presages disappointments and reverses, unless you chase it away.