I had a very disturbing, scary dream last night: My husband and I were in the house and could hear someone knock at the back door. We got really quiet, pretending no one was home. We heard someone trying a key, and they were able to get in, but were invisible. It began attacking my husband, and I escaped out the front door, ran down my street crying and calling out "help me" in a quiet, hoarse voice. Nobody could hear me and one person saw me, but ignored me. The invisible thing began chasing me, and the only way I could see it was it was carrying our floormat from the back door, and it flapped as it ran toward me. The invisible being then began to kiss me, but I was somehow able to get away.
When I returned home, my husband was okay, but we knew "IT" would return and that we could not keep it out of our home even if we changed the locks.
This dream felt very symbolic to me, spiritually. I'm a Christian and believe God can speak to us through our dreams and many other ways, and in my devotions this morning, I happened to be finishing up reading the book of Ephesians in the Bible. In chapter 6, there's a verse that hit me right between the eyes as far as this dream goes:
"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms." (That invisible being in my dream.)
The comforting part of the next verse says, "Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand."
I'm taking the dream as a warning, and shared it with my husband-- not to be paranoid, but to be prepared and watchful. I'm also open to anyone else's interpretations. And no, I'm not psychotic. Or am I?