Apocalypse Dream Meaning

Dream Meaning

Apocalypse Dream Meaning

After spending 45 years living, learning, failing and succeeding, it has become clear to me that dreaming of our extinction and possible destruction of our planet can leave us waking up feeling worried, anxious and above all wondering if it is really a dream. Perhaps in the dream you could see we were threatened, maybe by aliens or natural disasters, even a nuclear war. Either way, I want to help you understand what this dream means to you from a spiritual perspective.

What does it mean to dream of seeing an apocalypse?

Seeing an apocalypse is the dream world is naturally about endings and learnings in life. I will answer this in the words of CS Lewis, "You can never be a beginner again, so don't be afraid to make mistakes." Learn from them and keep going." He also wrote that "failure is not fatal, but failure to change may be." In other words, don't worry about making mistakes and keep trying until you succeed. The apocalypse dream could represent those bumps in the road along the way to your success. In his writings CS Lewis encourages us to embrace the process of learning. I believe the dream is to learn from your mistakes and use them to your advantage!  We never know how far we can go until we try; the dream about a nuclear war could be that you are afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. When people message me about dreaming of an apocalypse I always feel that CS Lewis’s words are a great reminder to be fearless as you embark on your journey in life. To survive an apocalypse can indicate that you need to go out there and make mistakes, learn from them, and keep growing! 

Is the dream good or bad?

I’m sure you will agree that we will automatically feel this dream is negative but it is really showing our internal fear of the unknown -- after all, we are humans and above all are totally resilient. The answer of if this dream is positive  is not straightforward, spiritually dreaming of an apocalypse is about how you can be remarkable and embrace life. I do feel that this is a good dream to have. In apocalyptic dreams, dread and fear are often evoked by the uncertainty of what lies ahead. You could interpret it as a sign that something in your life is coming to an end or changing. If you have had dreams about apocalyptic events in dream psychology (Signmand Freud) writes about how this is due to feeling overwhelmed by external pressures.
A writer I'd like to mention (his book I recently read) is David Perell, who believes that serendipity involves a combination of luck and effort to maximize. By staying aware of one's surroundings and taking calculated risks, he believes one can uncover unexpected opportunities. As a result, dreaming about the end of the world could lead to innovative ideas like protecting the environment or improving systems that are no longer working. Moreover, it is an opportunity to think outside the box and come up with innovative solutions. Serendipity allows people to come up with solutions they may not have even considered before. In my view, you are dreaming of an apocalypse because you need to be more open-minded and take action on the opportunities that come our way.

What is the biblical dream meaning of an apocalypse dream?

I like to turn to the bible that provides us with some idea of what the dream of the end of the world means spiritually. In Daniel 7 he had a dream about four beasts. Daniel saw these beasts emerging from a sea, each beast represented a different power and attribute. According to the bible, four great empires would rise. Daniel’s dream illustrates the difficulty in how we predict the future and the uncertainty of life, similar to the apocalypse dream we sometimes
I’m sure you would agree with me, there are some apocalyptic dreams that are doom and gloom, but there are others that are not. It may also symbolize a fresh start or a new beginning. If your dream takes place in a post-apocalyptic world, this could represent a new you, are you ready for challenges? I think it's important to reflect on what an apocalypse dream may mean to you, whether it's an ending in your life or a new beginning. Take time to consider how things could end and embrace change when interpreting an "ending" dream. 

What does it mean to dream of surviving an apocalypse in a dream?

Change is coming: An apocalypse dream where you survive can indicate a profound change or transformation in one's life. This change can be positive or negative, depending on the context of the dream. For example, if you dream of a world in chaos, it could be a sign that you are facing a difficult situation in your waking life and need to find a way to cope with it. If you dream of a world in which you are able to rebuild and start anew, it could be a sign that you are ready to let go of the past and embrace new opportunities. I do feel this is an important dream and is about making sure that other people will support you going forward. 

What does it mean to dream of a zombie apocalypse dream?

Zombie dreams are about our control in my view. It is about how we navigate the “uncontrollable” in life. Literature often uses the zombie-apocalypse as a metaphor for the end of one era and the beginning of another. I’m sure you have watched or heard of the television production: Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire. When it comes to understanding the apocalypse this series illustrates this well, as the cast are faced with defeating the ice king, as well as zombie-like people who will only die with a certain sword, in the series these zombies are known as the “Others” who threaten the world's existence. Following the apocalypse, the characters come together even though previously they were fighting over kingdoms. It was truly, a kind of apocalypse -- a fight for survival. If you have seen this show it reminds us of what is important in life. Sometimes things that we feel is important isn't.
Because of this, I want to remind you that the zombie-apocalypse dream is a reminder that change is inevitable, and that we are able to shape our own future. Whether we let change destroy us or use it as an opportunity to grow and evolve is up to us.

What does it mean to dream of a nuclear apocalypse?

The concept of a nuclear apocalypse has been explored by many authors. For example, and my faviorite --- a  nuclear war left our world in ruins and its impact on humanity is told in the fiction noval of George R. Stewart's novel called Earth Abides (1949). Another interesting one I recently read was a man-made environmental disaster was told in Margaret Atwood's novel The Year of the Flood (2009). The story of a father and son seek food and safety in a post-apocalyptic landscape, Cormac McCarthy's book The Road (2006) follows them. There has been many books that have written about this happening, and the Russian war recently we could see the press discussed possible nuclear war. So what does this mean dream-wise? A nuclear apocalypse dream, apart from literature, can be a sign of fear and uncertainty. In some cultures, it represents powerlessness, destruction, and chaos. You might feel overwhelmed by external events beyond your control or anxious about the future. The dream of a nuclear apocalypse may also indicate that you are ready to let go of an old life behind and embrace a new beginning. It could be a sign of transformation and growth. Your own life experiences and beliefs must be taken into account when interpreting the events in your dream. You can better understand your dream by understanding the significance of these symbols.

What does a dream of an apocalypse due to floods or tsunami mean?

These are never the best dreams to have, dreaming of an apocalypse due to floods is about how we are feeling overwhelmed. Water in our dreams represent emotions and it is my opinion that this dream is about how you handle your emotions --- often, these types of dreams happen when we are emotionally all over the place. It can feel rather scary to see the whole world covered in water during a dream. Of course, I feel it can make you feel an amount of dread when you wake up. 

Put your hand up if you believed a global tsunami would end the world before the turn of the 21st century. I know I did. The thought of that massive wave capable of sweeping away countries without warning is seen as an ominous sign of impending doom due to its immense “water” power. The catastrophic event of the cost of xxx sent chills down the spines of many and of course, was predicted by many. Now, global tsunamis are viewed as signs of the biblical apocalypse spiritually, but we both know these can also be caused by asteroid or comet impacts. While science and technology have helped us better understand how tsunamis form, there is still a fear of the unknown that surrounds such a powerful force. As one of history's most feared natural disasters, tsunamis have no chance of wiping out all life on earth, but they could cause massive destruction and loss of life, so it's no wonder you've dreamed of them.

What does it mean to dream of an alien apocalypse?

There is no doubt that alien invasion, also known as extraterrestrial invasion, is one of the most popular scenarios of the end of the world in literature. Aliens invade and conquer Earth. A story of human attempts to resist an alien takeover first appeared in H.G Wells' The War of the Worlds (1898). Games, films, and television shows have all featured such scenarios.
Aside from entertaining us with stories of aliens taking over the planet, these works also convey a profound spiritual message. There is a widespread belief that alien invasions symbolize humanity's collective fear of the unknown and inability to adapt to change. Our desire for control over uncontrollable forces is reflected in it, as well as a reminder that we are not always in charge of our own destiny. There is an implication here that humans should be wary of the consequences of their actions, and that fear can lead to dangerous outcomes.
As a result of alien invasion stories, humanity must strive for unity in order to protect itself from external threats, as well as accept change and accept the unknown. We can better understand the universe around us by understanding our own limitations. Humanity can only survive any future invasion attempts through unity and cooperation, as these stories often illustrate. 
An alien invasion dream meaning is that it serves as a warning to humanity that ignorance and fear can destroy us, but cooperation and acceptance can help us survive. There is a spiritual message here that understanding the power of collective unity, we can better protect ourselves from external threats in life. I also believe that the alien “end of the world” can urge us to try things that we might not in life. 

By Flo Saul
Jan 17, 2023