Dreams where you're battling the devil.
"God will Chastise the world", "The punishment from Heaven is imminent" ~ Our Lady of Fatima

No need to dream about this, it's coming to a neighborhood near you soon.
(08-30-2019, 07:48 AM)Some Guy Wrote: I've had serious struggles with chastity and purity throughout my life. Since getting married, there has been massive improvements, but I find myself regularly assaulted with pornographic dreams.

Just to clarify SG, you know that there is "nothing wrong" about these things, at least on the moral level. You are not responsible for the dreams that you have, no human being really has control over what happens to him while asleep. 

If you are having improvements in chastity, then just disregard the dreams. They amount to nothing.
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(08-30-2019, 11:58 AM)SeekerofChrist Wrote: After returning to the Church a few years ago, I began having dreams of a hideous, malevolent angel.  He was very frightening.  After having a few of these dreams, I began praying to St. Michael.  The next time I had the dream, another angel appeared and thrust his sword into the demonic angel, who then vanished.  I haven't had the dreams since.  The Devil and his fallen angels will attack us in any way that they can.  Fortunately, God and his holy angels are far more powerful.

That is badass.

I had a similar dream during lent before my baptism/confirmation. It was an impure dream about some staff member of mine (admittedly, I was still struggling with porn at this time), when suddenly everything changed and she was bound to a chair in a dark room struggling with a black veil over her head. Soon she went limp and I heard two youthful voices, one say something like "That was a close one, eh, Mishael?" Since then I haven't had dreams about this particular person or strong impure thoughts about them.
"The Heart of Jesus is closer to you when you suffer, than when you are full of joy." - St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

Put not your trust in princes: In the children of men, in whom there is no salvation. - Ps. 145:2-3

"For there shall be a time, when they will not endure sound doctrine; but, according to their own desires, they will heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears: And will indeed turn away their hearing from the truth, but will be turned unto fables." - 2 Timothy 4:3-4
I really think that the Lord is working on me. I've got a lot of stuff--family related--coming down the proverbial pike that is forcing me to grow. I get these dreams now and then. I think it's about wrestling with my higher ambitions. Not to get too cryptic, but I'm thinking maybe it has something to do with those changes.
Oh my Jesus, I surrender myself to you. Take care of everything.--Fr Dolindo Ruotolo

Persevere..Eucharist, Holy Rosary, Brown Scapular, Confession. You will win.
Around the time of my conversion I started getting sleep paralysis(it was a side effect of the meds I was taking at the time). If I fell asleep praying I would dream I was being levitated by demons in my room.  If I stopped praying in the dream they would go away, but if I continued to pray they would become violent until I woke up(which was really annoying because I have great difficulty falling back asleep once waking up). 

The danger of these dreams took place when I would later be filled with pride thinking I was holier than I was due to the dream(At the time I couldn't stay in a state of grace for longer than a week).   I began fantasizing I was another St John Vianney(I wish I could go back and punch myself in the face).

Another danger was when they would tempt me with sins against chastity and wouldn't fight it off(sorry if that's too much information). When I woke up I felt that I had consented to it(I did not understand the Faith well enough at the time) and would fall into short periods of despair.

Don't pay too much attention to dreams.
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