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Spiritual Meaning of A Car Being Stolen In A Dream

What does it mean to dream about someone stealing your car?

Dreams are a direct link to your subconscious mind. They allow you to access your psyche, inner desires, and most primal and spiritual needs. A range of emotional, psychological, spiritual, and physical forces can be discovered in dreams.

Whether you’re looking to heal and overcome insecurities or evolve and ascend, dreaming of a car being stolen provides deep insight into waking life including biblical meaning.

The main symbolism of a car being stolen

Become your own boss!

Take control, take the driver’s seat in your life. This dream message suggests you currently have a lack of control, and therefore personal possessions are going missing. You may have lost your identity, or have let disagreements rule your emotional well-being.

Your subconscious mind is guiding you towards becoming your own boss, or at the very least taking back control. The negativity and hardship or struggle associated with having your car stolen can be a catalyst to significant self-healing and growth. 

The dream meaning is that even emotional turmoil and loss can lead to victory and breakthrough. This is a reminder that you are independent, courageous, and self-autonomous, and if you’re not living by these qualities, you should be. 

Learn to see the blessings and lessons in waking life experiences too. Any harm is a step toward love; failure is a step towards love… In each moment we are presented with a choice; fear or love. 

Fear is letting the coldness and BS of the world bring us down while choosing love is making a conscious decision to evolve higher, and become the best versions of ourselves. 

You may lose out on resources, assets, or material things, but it can at least push you towards self-sovereignty. There’s much wisdom to be found here. 

Examine the relationships in your life

Evaluate the close friends and company you keep. They may be secretly working against you, not in your ship, or undermining you when you have your back turned. 

Not everyone has our best interests at heart, there are some real snakes in this life!

Perhaps you’ve been unconsciously dealing with a real-life thief? Maybe you’ve been conned?!

Or a “friend,” family member, or lover has been presenting themselves as true, loyal, and sincere, yet, in reality, is a fake friend. A car being stolen is a warning sign that there is some deception and manipulation at play.

Personal relationships are mirrors of our souls and reflections of our psyches. But, this doesn’t imply that everyone is like us; some of us are more emphatically inclined, for example, while others are more narcissistic… Selfish, self-centered, and motivated by ego than real connection, love, and intimacy. 

If there’s uncertainty surrounding who stole the car, this is amplified even further. You should take some sufficient time upon waking for introspection and contemplation. Or record the dream in your dream diary or journal so you can visit it later. 

Feelings of vulnerability when the car was being stolen equally portray some deception in your social circles. Whether it’s a relative, someone in your workplace, or a professional or personal connection, someone isn’t being honest with you. 

Work on your third eye, the chakra symbolizing intuition, subtle perception, and psychic gifts. Strengthen this “muscle” like you would any muscle to discern and gain clarity on the deeper meaning. Use a mixture of logic, intuition, and guidance from your higher self or spiritual guides. 

Letting go

Physically, to dream of your car being stolen is to let go of the material and physical things holding you back. We tend to form unhealthy attachments in this life. Many of us become overpowered by greed, materialism, and egotistical desires. 

Unless there is a powerful instinct rooted in spiritual awareness and Higher Self guidance that your car being stolen is a bad thing (as related to the dream symbolism above), it could be a positive sign of letting go.

Examine the feelings and sensations experienced in your dream. Were you overcome with dread, as if you lost your lifeline and security blanket? Or did it make you feel light and airy inside, like losing the car released stress and burden from your life? 

The latter suggests you have been holding onto material possessions in an unhealthy way. Thus you’ve become attached, and attachment to material things can be a toxic behavior in itself.

If, however, the lightness and airiness felt provided a doorway to personal freedom and liberties, such as no longer feeling restricted or bound by your car and either the security it brought or the bling of it being a fancy car; this could be a very helpful dream message. 

The same is true for if your losing the car was reacted to with neutrality. A neutral response in the dream signifies that you no longer have any attachments (to material possessions/resources), and are therefore free to focus on spiritual well-being. 

Or personal growth and close relationships, talents, community bonds, etc.

Always observe and analyze from a holistic perspective. I.e. take into account mood, tone, emotions, and your gut feelings in the dream. Was your instinctive response positive, negative, or neutral? Ask yourself this for ideal reflection. 

Forgotten obligations

Another dream symbol is that you have obligations and responsibilities forgotten about. Even the most responsible person forgets things, or over-promises and over-commits. Explore where you may have not been so reliable or kept your word. 

A stolen car dream is a hint towards accessing your subconscious mind for a memory boost, as all information from the real world gets stored there. Memories, conversations, emotions, thoughts intended, and daily events remain in the subconscious mind.

Dreams let you gain insight into bad habits, which in this case could be a case of over-committing and failing to meet your duties. Do you consider yourself an accountable person? Now is the time to reflect on this.

Loss of identity

A loss of your identity is a further possible dream meaning. This kind of dream implies that a part of your personality, character, or psyche is missing. The core of what makes ‘you’ “you” has been taken!

Current circumstances may not be too good for you, yet you don’t know why. Whether it’s your persona, romantic, family, or professional life, something needs to be evaluated and explored.

Have you been giving away your power? Have you potentially been lost in distractions, unfocused and disciplined? Do you need to redirect and center your energy? 

These are all possible dream messages of a car being stolen or going missing. An identity crisis is a good sign, however, as it is a step towards self-sovereignty and reclaiming independence. 

If something’s in the dark you are unaware. Self-awareness comes out of the light, ‘aka’ when a spotlight is shone on the hidden aspects of self. There are multiple scenarios in life where darkness or unconsciousness leads to light or consciousness. 

Seek to overcome any insecurities or anxieties around car theft by tuning into the bigger picture message. Maybe you’re being asked to seek out hidden gems and pearls of wisdom among the chaos? 

You can expect new opportunities and connections in the near future if you begin expanding your awareness. Take back your power, step into self-leadership, and become the alchemist of your life. 

Finally, take caution against anyone in the shadows deceiving you or playing tricks. Like with the relationships section, there may be some unseen manipulation that keeps you from stepping into your true self. 

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Spiritual Symbolism of Someone Stealing A Car

Color symbolism

Take into account the color of the car. Color therapy or symbolism applies strongly here, and this is a great indicator of what the dream meaning is.

Here’s a quick breakdown of the energy (vibrations) of each of the primary colors.

Red: A red car suggests you’ve lost touch with your passion, vitality, and life force. Red represents libido, life force, and our need for security.

Orange: An orange car suggests you’re disconnected from emotional intelligence, emotional vulnerability, and an overall sense of friendliness. Orange symbolizes warmth, sensuality, sexuality, and creativity, so consider looking on healing your sacral chakra. 

Yellow: A yellow car symbolizes ambition, confidence, self-esteem, and resourcefulness. If you’ve dreamed of a yellow car going missing, you’ve likely lost touch with your purpose and ambitious nature. 

Green: A green car symbolizes a disconnection from self-love, empathy, tolerance, patience, non-judgment, and compassion. Green is the symbol of nature and the natural world and the heart… 

Light blue, sky, or sea blue: You’ve forgotten your sense of peace and inner calmness and serenity when a light blue car appears (or goes!). You need to reclaim a connection with your inner self where peace of mind, stillness, and silence arises. 

Dark blue: You’ve likely come disconnected from your truth and inner majesty, your sense of nobility and regal nature. Dark blue represents our need for truth and self-expression, so explore how you may have been blocked in speaking your truth and sharing your needs, talents, or wisdom. 

Indigo or purple: An indigo or purple car is symbolic of missing intuition, spiritual perception, wisdom, and psychic and subtle sensitivities in your life. You need to reclaim touch with your spirituality and Higher Self and your visionary self. 

White: A white car means you’ve lost touch with your innocence, purity, and faith in the universe, god, or a higher power. White symbolizes cosmic consciousness and enlightenment, so you’ve likely become out of tune with your spiritual needs by focusing too much on the material.

Clearing space for the new to emerge…

The old must be released for the new to enter. New beginnings and fresh starts may be on the horizon, such as a new relationship or career. 

But, it’s essential that you first get clear on the mood and vibe of the dream before reaching this conclusion- otherwise, you may miss the real dreaming meaning altogether! 

Losing a car through theft may not be bad. It might be showing you that something material needs to be let go of and released for a new chapter.

Cars may be physical, material objects, yet they can have an energetic meaning as well. A car in the dream context may represent a mindset, belief system ideology, or emotional pattern. It could symbolize the way you communicate or interact with others, and whether you respond (consciously) or react (unconscious impulses). 

Thus, a car being stolen may be a sign that there is some purging, cleansing, and clearing going on in your life. The universe is taking something away from you for space to be made for the new. 

Higher Self guidance

A lack of motivation and lack of confidence can be overcome when you make peace with the events of your life. This is the alternative dream meaning.

Through acceptance, peace, and understanding you can heal from even the most challenging of circumstances. The way you respond in the dream gives insight into your own life, in waking life, and the way you respond to events.

Emotional well-being and mental health can be glimpsed into too. For example, if you are not yet responding (in the dream) from a sense of neutrality, calm, or higher mental abilities, you may have some healing to do.

Yet, if you act with self-assertion and conscious action, including a combination of logic and problem-solving and instinct and intuition; you may already be in tune with your higher self. 

You can therefore see a car being stolen is a good dream omen. It’s a sign you are on the right path and aligned with your higher self.

Inspirational and creative energies

Finally, inspirational and creative energies are things you may have missed or lost touch with. Cars are often symbolic of luxury and glamor- the good life.

However, many people nowadays mistake “luxury” for materialism, greed, and excess need. Have you ever met a soulful and majestic spiritual person? They ooze sensuality and sex appeal!

Essentially, this means that you can start to see past the illusion (of the 3D world). With this comes creative and inspirational energies. Also, artistic, imaginative, and creative gifts, soul talents, and abilities are on a whole new level. 

Consider how you can evolve your current understanding of glamor and living the good life, i.e. a life of abundance and blessings, into talent and skill acquisition. Or, better yet, how to be of service to others and society. 

In a nutshell, the loss of a great material asset and resource like a luxury car might be the opening you need in other areas of your life. Turn your attention to your achievements in addition to the above.

To Conclude

This sort of dream has some unique symbolism that you can turn to for guidance and inspiration. The recurring dream theme seems to be how loss and hardship can be transformed into positive magic and learning. 

Make the right decisions by examining blockages in your current life. You can take control of your life through self-acceptance and see the opportunity for evolution in every moment.

See more: What does dreaming of a key mean?

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