A spiritual text is an encouraging message to enable us to progress. For a text such as this to appear in a dream would signify the need for encouragement and perhaps wisdom. An elaborately illustrated text or manuscript gives us access to ancient knowledge and belief. n Text from a book or play indicates the need for us to carry out instructions in a particular way in order to achieve success. A manual of instruction in dreams suggests we need to take particular care over our actions. A text is taken to mean a collection of words that have a certain specific meaning. As mobile phone texting catches on, such an image suggests short pithy communication. Consult the entries for Book, Communication, Telephone and Writing for extra information.