Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

The moon has a history of common associations and representations. Central Asian and Ancient Greek pagans worshiped sun and moon gods thousands of years ago, yet much of the symbolism has remained the same.

The crescent moon is a part of the natural cyclical nature of the earth and the sky, and helps you to see that you are on the right track or that you need to get back on track.

In your dream you may have

  • Seen the crescent symbol in the form of the moon.
  • Seen the crescent represented in any other way, such as on jewelry, in a painting, and the like.
  • Watched the moon from abnormally close.
  • Witnessed the crescent moon in a strange location other than the night sky.
  • Seen the natural cycle of the moon including the crescent moon.
  • Noticed a deviation in the normal cyclical nature of the crescent moon.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • The stages of the moon progressed naturally.
  • The dream included a woman (or yourself) who is trying to conceive a child.
  • You experienced the dream at a time of severe emotional distress or intellectual doubt.
  • The dream involved women or children.
  • The dream took place at the time of a developing romance.

Detailed dream interpretation

There are a few things that the cycles of the moon have represented throughout history. In many pagan cultures, the moon was worshiped because of its ability to bring some light in the dark of nighttime. Because of the cycles of the moon and its ability to occasionally coincide with menstruation cycles, the moon has often been associated with femininity and fertility.

The crescent is a fairly early part of the moon’s cycle. As it is towards the beginning, dreams about crescent moons are representative of new things and beginnings. If you dream of a crescent moon, you or someone close to you are expecting a new beginning or a new chapter of your life.

If someone close to you (including yourself) has been expecting or trying to conceive a baby, your crescent moon dream may be predicting success. In fact, because it is a crescent moon rather than a new moon, you or your loved one may already be in the early stages of pregnancy. If the crescent moon then progresses through the natural phases of the moon, everything is going as it should. If the moon phases seemed strange or out of place, don’t panic, but see a doctor to make sure the baby is developing properly or, if early on, to verify your pregnancy.

Since the moon is associated with femininity, feminine attributes of creativity, wisdom, and intuition may be related to your dream. Since it is a crescent moon, you are going to be in the beginning stages of a new creative project. Follow your intuition, your gut feeling, when working toward your goals, because your dream is trying to tell you that your feelings are accurate. You are wise beyond your years and must learn to trust yourself and your feminine intuition (whether you are a male or a female).

The moon is also sometimes associated with romance because of its links with femininity. Your budding romance is only in its early stages, but since the crescent moon is part of a natural cycle, be sure to take the relationship step-by-step, as you are exactly on the right track.

This dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life

  • Female fertility and femininity.
  • Periods of creativity.
  • Scenarios that require you to use wisdom or intuition.
  • Renewing or beginning a new event in your life.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of a crescent symbol

Refreshment. Renewal. Love. Friendship. Femininity. Wisdom. Intuition. Joy. Emotion. Comfort. Romance.

By Florance Saul
Oct 12, 2012