When we lean on someone or something for support and security, we sometimes refer to them as "my rock." As the foundation of the earth, rocks and stones endure harsh conditions and are frequently changed by them. For instance, rocks in a moving body of water will become worn and can even change color. The meaning of rocks and stones in your dream depends on the other symbols and context.
If you dream of sailing or flying toward rocks, there may be obstacles in your path. Perhaps you are headed for danger and should consider changing course. Stones in your path may symbolize that the path you are traveling is a "rocky road." Your journey may be difficult and you may need to re-evaluate your goals.
Gathering stones or carrying rocks may symbolize that you are carrying a heavy burden or problem. Look to the other symbols for possible clues on how to lighten the load.
If you dream of sitting on a rock or stone, you may feeling solid and secure in yourself and your convictions. You are willing to hold your ground despite pressure. You have strength and endurance at this time. Negatively, sitting on or holding on to a rock may also symbolize emotional coldness and refusal to change. You may feel a need for permanence which could be preventing you from moving on.
Rock or stone houses may represent a need for protection or that you are feeling particularly strong and invincible.
Dreaming of stones being thrown at you may symbolize that you feel judged or acccused. If you are throwing stones, you may be judging someone else or making an attempt to throw away your burdens or emotions.
Crystals are a type of rock or stone. For their meaning in dreams, see this article:
May all your dreams come true!
Parthena Black is a professional social worker and ordained minister with experience in tarot and runes. For private spiritual counseling and intuitive readings via e-mail, please visit her at oymygoddess.com.