I had a dream last night.
Did you know that God speaks to his children through dreams?
Last night’s dream brings many pieces of the puzzle together for me. I am in awe.
I will share some of the dream with you today:
In this dream, I am sitting in a living room with many people. There appears to be a Bible Study going on. There are many people there and I recognized many from my past. Some are recognizable and others look a bit different, but I am able to notice them by their voices.
It starts out with love and joy in this group of people. But slowly changes start taking place – maybe a slight remark that could be construed as off-jokes. People laugh. But ever so slowly, the comments continue south, down a path that is not encouraging for anyone.
Soon the talk turns to action – drunkenness – lewdness – there is no need to go into details. I am thinking it is time to leave; it must be late. I look at my watch and discover it is 12:03. Interesting time. Did you know that during the night hours that the hours from 12-3 are usually when people take action to their thoughts?
I am looking for the door to exit and I see a horse through the opening. It appears to be a painted horse, saddled and ready to go.
As I prepare to leave, someone asks me if I plan on quitting my day job. Interesting. For I have been thinking of quitting my job. So I say, “Yes, in fact I am. I am a writer.”
I have never said that before – in real life or in a dream.
I wake up. Oh my, Lord what does this mean?
There are two significant details here:
- White and brown horse that is seen through the opening of the door saddled and ready to go.
- I am willing to give up my job and become a writer.
Now for interpretation:
A horse in a dream is powerful. There is a great conquest – adventure – fun. I identify the horse as a painted horse. Why? Because a painted horse has a powerful lineage and I am able to take my lineage back to my Lord and Savior, Christ Jesus. It would be considered a pinto if I could not prove the lineage. Interesting. Exciting.
It means I know my identity. And my identity is in Christ Jesus.
A writer in a dream means that I have a scribing anointing – an ability to receive and write for God. Words placed in my heart to share with others. I have done that but on a smaller scale.
Now, I bring in the “Paintbrush.” You can read about that in my last post about the paintbrush.
I am reminded of the Indian Paintbrush wildflower that grew on our property in Montana. It was beautiful. The first time that I saw it, I could only describe it as a paintbrush. I didn’t know the name of it, but looked it up in a book about Montana wildflowers. Such a beautiful flower.
I love how the Lord speaks to me. I love how he brings back memories of the past.
I don’t know what is up ahead, but I can tell you that an adventure is on the way! A horse that is saddled and ready to go means that I can exit through the door and get on for the ride of my life. Something new. Something unknown.
My Heavenly Father has given me a paintbrush to create with. Bring it on. May I serve the Lord wisely and bravely.
My Song: What dreams have you kept hidden in the shadows? Are you ready to ride and dream with the Lord? Become a part of those awakening to the voice of the Lord and allow his dreams for you to become reality. Never give up on your dreams.