To dream of mud represents difficulties, disturbances, burdens, or messy situations. A “messy sticky” situation.
To dream of walking in mud represents a situation, problem, or relationship that is weighing you down or complicating your life. Noticing how negative or complicated a situation is all the time. A very difficult spiritual test. Enduring a very embarrassing challenge. Enduring a situation you feel is unfair. Feeling that a problem creates problems while trying to fix it.
To dream that mud has gotten on your clothing represents issues in your life that may effect your reputation, or integrity. Mud on pants reflects focus, dedication and self-control that are effected. Muddy shoes points to issues that effect your judgment, or moral choices. A muddy shirt symbolizes issues that may effect your reputation or integrity.
Example: A woman dreamed of sticking a knife into the mud. In waking life she was having unprotected sex with her husband and got pregnant.
Example 2: A man dreamed of walking through a muddy train track. In waking life he was forced to endure a lot of difficult work while his business slowly failed. He felt that the work was necessary to preserve his future success, but forced him to lose all his money because he couldn’t make income while he worked to preserve his future success. The muddy path may have reflected his feelings about the difficult work he had to do to secure his future was not helping him to fix his money problems.