|This dream's extremely funny, and the last part's very symbolic...
||[Jul. 25th, 2003|04:02 pm]
I had a dream that it was Christmas and I had gotten a Harry Potter costume from my mother. It had Hogwarts robes, Hermione's glasses (which is weird because she doesn't wear any), a wizard hat, a witch hat, a fairy wand, and a bunch of accessories. Then a nice married couple came because they were taking the place of Daddy and Linda, who were on vacation.
We went to a party for Christmas where there were a bunch of kids, and the house was full of secret passageways and stairways that led to nowhere. I was exploring the house and changing into different parts of my costume, when an evil person from a different universe came and kidnapped the kids (who knows where I got that from) because he was mad at their parents.
I followed them across the world (still in my Harry Potter costume) to a portal that led to a void, planning to rescue them using my fairy wand, which apparently was real. The bad guy told the kids to trace an "M" in a circle in midair, and then they would be able to walk across the void and not fall. I was lurking behind a tree in my costume, waiting for the right moment to rescue them, but that moment apparently didn't come.
He was still paying attention to the kids, telling them that they had to trace the circle the other way, because the way they were doing it made a Triple M and that wouldn't work. I wanted to sneak across the void with them so I was trying to make the symbol, all the time convinced that I had made a Triple M. I guess I didn't because I found myself across the void in a mythical land, and then rescued the kids (the details as to how I attempted this are a little hazy for some reason--maybe I just couldn't think of any). I suddenly found myself back at the house with the kids, and their parents were congratulating me and giving me presents.
For some reason I accepted them and was really excited because I got a $100 gift certificate to Longs Drugs, so my sister and I went over there. I saw a huge statue of a panda family reading in an armchair by the fire and thought it was beautiful (which, in waking moments, would strike me as being very tacky), so I got it. I also found a blue sparkly candle with pink stars (another thing I wouldn't usually like) and got that too.
When we got home I looked everywhere for my statue and candle, and found that Crystal had put both of them back because she didn't like them, and had only gotten things which she approved of. I got angry and told her that it was my gift certificate that I had earned, and that she had no right to control what I got. I yelled that this was just another example of how she was controlling my life.
Well, I can decipher the last paragraph--subconsciously I feel that my sister is controlling my life. Consciously I know this is not true, but obviously I need to deal with the issues brought up here and put the false idea to rest. Anyway, I think the first part of the dream was created because I wanted to cheer myself up--I thought it was really funny, especially lurking behind the tree with a HP costume on.