Pillars and columns are often used to strengthen a building, to hold up a roof or ceiling so the the dreaming mind it will symbolize YOUR strength, your ability to stand tall and strong despite what difficulties you face. It may even symbolize someone close to you who has been “a pillar of strength” for you.

A cracked, broken or crumbling pillar or column is a warning from your subconscious that you may be beginning to crack under the pressure. Or perhaps you feel the support of those around you is beginning to weaken.