If you dream of an ax it means that you want to be in charge of everything that is around you. This dream symbolizes disappointment and breakdown you are suffering from. Maybe there is someone in your life you wish to punish for something they did to you in the past. If you dream of using an ax while shattering the wood it signifies your problems which you should not try take care all of them at once. Try to solve your problems step by step, only then it will be much easier than it is at the moment. This dream might represent your resistance to challenges you are having
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