Porridge is a type of food made by heating or boiling meal of grains or legumes until they become thick.
They could be boiled in either water or milk.
Porridge is a term usually used for oatmeal or oat porridge, usually eaten for breakfast with added milk, sugar or salt, cream, fruit, butter, etc.
Besides oat, grains used for porridge are wheat, rice, barley, corn, etc.
Depending on the person’s habits, porridge can be eaten during the entire day, but it is usually consumed for breakfast or as a snack between meals.
There are many health benefits from consuming porridge on a regular basis, especially when it comes to reducing cholesterol and diminishing the risk of hearth disease.
Spiritual Meanings of Porridge in a Dream
Seeing porridge in a dream often means abundance, prosperity, and longevity.
It is usually a sign of success and sometimes indicates climbing up the social scale.
They could also be related to your sense of belonging and safety which has roots to your family and upbringing.
If you grew up in a family that was full of love and was very protective, the dream about porridge might be a reminiscence of the warmth and love you shared with your loved ones.
If your family dynamics wasn’t happy and you were neglected as a child, this dream could be a reflection of your unfulfilled emotional needs.
In some cases, porridge in a dream describes your organized and disciplined nature.
You want everything to be in order in your life, and you probably take good care of your health.
Dreaming about porridge is often a reflection of your healthy habits, and most likely your everyday life because you often consume it.
Sometimes, dreams about porridge could be warning signs regarding your health and should never be taken lightly.
Dreaming of porridge could be a reminder to stop your bad eating habits and neglecting your health.
Specific Meanings of Porridge in a Dream
Dreaming of porridge in general
Dreams about porridge could indicate being tempted by something or someone in your life.
You should evaluate the benefits giving in to this temptation and decide whether to resist it or go with the flow and give in to this temptation.
Dreaming of seeing porridge
If you saw porridge in your dream, this could be a reflection of some of your personal traits.
Your nature could be untrusting and doubtful.
Maybe you fear others could betray you and you live your life in constant fear of that happening.
Maybe all your relationships are filled with tension because of your never-ending accusations.
If this is the case with you, the message is to relax and check if your fears are founded.
If you realize they are, then choose whether to accept or leave the situation.
Sometimes a dream about seeing porridge is an indication of being taken for granted or taking someone for granted.
If you realize one or the other to be true, try working on your feelings of gratitude and expressing them more.
If someone is taking you for granted, speak openly about your discontent. If nothing changes, move on.
Dreaming of cooking porridge
If you were cooking porridge in your dream, this could be a sign of possible issues you could experience.
This could refer to some misunderstandings and disputes with family members.
Maybe you will be arguing with someone trying to prove your point.
Sometimes the issues might be some minor problems you could experience soon.
For some, this dream could mean some bad business decisions which will prove to be a failure, and maybe cause you to lose money as a result.
Dreaming of cooked porridge
If you dreamed of cooked porridge without eating it is a good sign.
Indicates union and commitment in various aspects of life, but mostly in the matters of the heart.
This dream could be a sign of getting married soon and creating a family.
Sometimes this dream could indicate your manipulative or untrusting nature.
Dreaming of eating porridge
Eating porridge in a dream is a good sign, indicating success, abundance, and prosperity.
It might be a sign of a gift you could soon receive.
For some eating porridge in a dream could be a reflection of their daily lives and healthy habits.
For others, this dream could be a reminder to begin a healthier diet and lifestyle.
Sometimes your body is craving porridge and the nutrients it contains, which is the reason why you dream about it.
In some cases, dreams about eating porridge could reveal your need to fill some void within our in your outside life.
If you are missing some person from your life, maybe you desire to somehow replace them with other people, and this might be a good or a bad idea and the circumstances of the dream will reveal that to you.
Maybe this dream might reveal your tendency to keep things to yourself and be quiet about your true desires.
Maybe you choose to be at peace than to voice your wishes and risk possible disagreements.
Instead, you accept status quo and not getting what you truly want.
This dream can sometimes reveal your self-protective nature, which is mostly visible at work.
Maybe you are in fear that someone takes advantage of you, and you appear non-cooperative and unpleasant to be around.
You might be in constant fear that someone might take advantage of your work and you won’t be able to prevent that.
For some of you who are single, eating porridge could reveal your desire to find a partner and love.
The dream is a reminder to become open to love if you want to experience it.
For people in relationships this dream could indicate neglecting their desires and putting the needs of their partners first.
Dreams about eating porridge could reflect your nature.
Maybe you are well-organized person with great self-control.
This dream could sometimes indicate being overly controlling towards yourself and others which could cause problems in your life and relationships.
Maybe you tend to overburden others with your control issues.
Eating porridge in dreams can often reveal trust issues these people have.
These issues might be grounded but also ungrounded in truth.
Maybe the cause of these issues are some past hurts, which the person is unable to get over.
Their past disappointments might make them doubtful and resentful even towards people who don’t deserve to be treated in such manner.
Eating porridge in a dream could be a reflection of your desire to get married and have a family.
Dreaming of burning porridge while preparing it
If you were cooking porridge in a dream and burned it while cooking it, this dream might indicate experiencing some misfortunate events regarding your family members or friends that will require you to spend money.
This dream sometimes indicate tension between you and family members. Maybe some quarrel will arise out of nowhere.
Dreaming of teaching someone cook porridge
If you were teaching someone how to cook porridge this dream could be a sign of warning from your subconscious.
Maybe you have neglected someone who really needs you, like a family member or a close friend.
If you know that is the case, try to devote as much time to this person.
Maybe you don’t even know who deserves your attention because immersed in other things you have missed noticing that someone close is experiencing issues and difficulties.
The message of this dream is to make some other priorities and put family and friends first, especially those who deserve your attention and care the most.
Dreaming of serving porridge
If you were serving porridge in your dream, such a dream usually is a sign of your efforts to fulfil a goal will pay off.
Maybe you are doubting some decisions and actions of yours and this dream confirms you don’t need to worry about them.
Everything is unfolding according to your desires and plans.
For some, this dream could indicate issues with self-worth and self-image.
Maybe you are not showing your true nature to fit in in some group or environment.
If this is the case, try to figure out the motives for your behavior and ask for help to overcome possible issues that are forcing you to hide your true self.
Sometimes this dream reveals repressed emotions and energy, often caused by some events and trauma from the past.
Maybe past traumas have caused some reluctances within you that are preventing you from living a normal and relaxed life.
Dreaming of buying porridge
If you were buying porridge in a dream, this could be a reflection of your hidden potential to create.
Maybe your subconscious is reminding you of a talent you have and haven’t used its potential yet.
The use of the talents you possess, might be a clue to your future career
Sometimes this dream could indicate being afraid of something or someone and trying to protect yourself.
It might be a situation where you are postponing dealing with an issue, and you are choosing to ignore it rather than solving it.
Dreaming of white porridge
If you dreamed about eating or seeing white porridge, it could indicate your attempts to control some situation or overcome a challenge.
Maybe you are confronted with some unforeseen circumstances, and you are trying to find a way out of that situation.
This dream could also reveal your desire for knowledge.
Dreaming of brown porridge
If you saw or was consuming brown porridge in a dream, this could indicate the need to evaluate a situation and decide on your next steps.
Maybe something unexpected happened to you and you need to decide the best way to act in this situation.
This dream is also a reminder to be optimistic and expect the best outcomes.
Dreaming of serving porridge to others
If you were serving porridge to your family members or someone else in a dream, maybe your subconscious is trying to tell you something important.
Maybe you have been neglecting your loved ones or acting selfishly.
The dream reminds you to become more responsible and caring, but also more generous.
It also reminds you to be of service to others, especially the ones who deserve that.
This dream can also be a reflection of your caring and generous nature, always ready to help others and be of service to them.
If you were serving porridge to others and they refused it, this could indicate making some wrong decisions and taking actions in wrong timing.
After such a dream it is wise to think twice before deciding something or taking some action.