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Your Fabulous Life Purpose

I just completed an interview with Richard Dugan on his radio show, “Tell Me Your Story.” We talked about your fabulous life purpose!  Listen here.

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Seven Simple Steps to Living Your Life Purpose

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Now that you’ve done your Chaldean Soul Chart, how does it feel to put your life purpose into action? How will it change your life? What will your family and friends think? How do you actually do it?

Scary is Fine

You will encounter fear when you change your life. It’s perfectly natural because you are entering unknown territory. Just remember, everyone else who takes on this journey is experiencing scary times too. I’ll talk about practical ways you can deal with fear in another post.

You will see that dreams and passions you’ve had since childhood are revealed in your Chaldean Soul Chart. Deep in your soul, you have known all along what you want to do with your life, but you haven’t given credence to your inner knowing.

Maybe you thought your dreams were only wishful thinking or impractical nonsense. Maybe you got the message from others that you can’t make a living doing what you love, maybe you have obligations to your family or your job, or maybe you’re afraid to share what you’d love to do because others have made fun of you.

If it’s so hard to step out and be who you are, why bother? It’s safer to hide in old habits. But if you keep on hiding, you continue to feel incomplete – empty inside, between a rock and a hard place.

The Key

The key to living your purpose is congruence. When your outer actions reflect your inner feelings, when your inner self and your outer self are in alignment, you have congruence. Congruence is really the only form of fulfillment; it is an end in itself. Think about it. Everything good grows from it. Congruence creates happiness and inner peace. True success unfolds from congruence.

Congruence requires courage, which you have in spades, even if you don’t think so. Remember, you already have everything you need to live the purpose you have chosen.

The Seven Simple Steps

These steps are simple, but not easy. You will be flying in the face of your old self, moving out of your comfort zone, and upsetting some people in your life. But these steps will help you navigate the conflict and confusion that will show up on your journey to living your best life.

1. Thoughts become things. Change your thoughts, change your life. “Be, Do, Have” are timeless words of wisdom. Notice the order of those words. First, be that which you want; second, do that which is necessary to get what you want; third, you then are ready to attract what you want.

Become the master of your consciousness. Start by making time every day for at least five minutes of meditation. It doesn’t have to be complicated. Merely getting quiet (sitting in a comfortable position – not lying down) and focusing on your breathing will give you peace and enlightenment. Use a timer. When your mind wanders, bring your focus back to your breathing. This simple process will clear your mind and help you get in touch with your soul.

2. Start small. Go with your soul-driven desire and begin to practice it like a hobby. This is about creating your new life, so make time every day for action. Even if it’s only a few minutes a day at first, give yourself this vital gift. If you’d love to play the piano, draw or paint, be a crafts person, a librarian, an economist, work with animals, be a counselor, get married and have babies, whatever it is, take lessons, go to school. If you can’t afford to go to school full time, take one course at a time, become an apprentice, or research on your own.

3. Find a community. Look for like-minded people to hang out with. Search for groups in your local area, join meet-ups, and find groups online in social media and forums. Although online associations definitely have value, face-to-face contact is more important.

4. Find out from the horse’s mouth what it’s like to live the lifestyle. Contact people who are doing what you want to do and interview them over coffee. Call them up (no texting or email) and tell them you’ve always wanted to do what they’re doing and you’d like to learn about their day. If they live far away from you, set up Skype chats. Complete strangers will be thrilled to share their experience with you.

5. Reassure your loved ones. Nobody likes change. Once you start to change your behavior, they will try to change you back to your old self. Let them know what you are doing and reassure them that you still love them. If that doesn’t work, see step #6.

6. Being true to yourself is your first priority. Learn to say no. When friends or loved ones want you to get back into old habits, just say no. Some friends will fall by the wayside, but that’s fine; to each his (or her) own.

7. If you have a job you hate, don’t quit. You need the money or you wouldn’t be there. Instead, apply yourself to doing the very best you can at it. Talk yourself into loving the parts of it you hate. As you change your attitude, you’ll see changes in your environment. I’ll go into that in another post. For now trust me, it works.

Learning to live your purpose takes discipline and commitment. But it also opens up your life to more fun and creativity than ever before. Enjoy the process.

I wish all good things for you as you begin your great adventure. Please share your comments, questions, and experiences. For the first time in human history, we have the opportunity to effect positive change on mass consciousness just by being true to ourselves. The possibilities are endless.

 

 

 

 

 

 

You Are More Than You Think You Are

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Your Cycles – Personal Years and Personal Months

The shorter cycles of Personal Years and Personal Months tell you where you’ve been, where you are now, and where you are going, just as the longer cycles do. Since these cycles are shorter, you get a more immediate picture of the flow of your life.

Your cycles proceed in an orderly fashion whether you are aware of them or not. You don’t have to try to follow your cycles. Appropriate experiences appear before you automatically. The process is effortless. You choose whether or not to flow with your cycles. The trick is to have faith and allow yourself to go with the flow. If you find yourself traveling a bumpy road full of frustration, chances are you may be resisting the cycle you are in.

If you’re like me, and want understanding along with faith, learning about your cycles will make life easier. Since I’ve learned about my cycles I feel more secure about the present and future. In fact, I feel excited about the potential opportunities that are opening up for me.

Currently, I’m in a number 9 Personal Year, which can be challenging because it’s about ending in all its forms. Relationships may change or come to an end, jobs or certain routines can change or end, objects may be lost, attitudes can change radically, and streamlining your environment becomes important. Unpleasant endings are less upsetting for me than they were before because I know these experiences are ultimately for my good and are preparing me for the next 9-year cycle full of new opportunities.

Your Personal Year cycles are, obviously, one year in duration. They begin on your birthday and end the day before your next birthday. In reality, you sometimes begin to attract the experiences of your next Personal Year up to three months before your birthday. Here’s an earlier post about Personal Years that goes into more depth.

Knowledge of your Personal Months can enhance the experiences of your Personal Years and contribute to a strong foundation as you welcome new experiences into your life. The interpretations below apply to both Personal Years and Personal Months.

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Interpretations

Number 1:

The beginning of a new cycle, this is a time of initiating, starting new projects, making new plans, meeting new people, taking the lead, following your own instincts and intuition. Express your individuality, stand up for yourself, and establish independence. Hesitation or lack of initiative will set you back.

Number 2:

This is a time for cooperation, partnerships, working in harmony with others, and creating peace within and without. It’s a time to develop the new projects and ideas of the Number 1 period, attending to details, networking, friendship, and collaboration.

Number 3:

This is a time for branching out; social activities, self expression, promoting yourself and your projects, and creativity. It’s a time to enjoy the lighter side of life by entertaining, going out with friends, and getting involved in the creative arts. Projects involving words, such as writing, lecturing, teaching, or singing are emphasized.

Number 4:

This is a time for building, for creating routines and systems that make life easier, patiently attending to details, and creating a powerful foundation that will serve you and others for years to come. You may have high expenses. You will need to stay focused to be successful, as this is a demanding period that requires self discipline.

Number 5:

This is a period of change, freedom, movement, activity of almost any sort. It’s a time of adjusting to new conditions, expansion, and learning to let go. It can be quite an adventure. See changes as new opportunities for your growth and fulfillment.

Number 6:

This is a time when your attention will be on home, family, and health. Family responsibilities come forward at this time, and there could be changes in your home. Pay attention to your health by taking good care of yourself. You may be taking care of a family member.

Number 7:

This is usually a quiet time, as the vibration is one of introspection, study, research, regrouping, and reevaluating. It is a time of rest, meditation, and spiritual and mental housecleaning. Allow developments to unfold for you rather than trying to force them. Make sure you get enough exercise, since your head may be in the clouds much of the time, and exercise will keep you grounded.

Number 8:

This can be a dynamic time with lots of energy. It is a good time for business success if you have grown with your previous cycles. It is a time for being organized, using good judgment, exercising your leadership, being efficient and practical, and thinking big.

Number 9:

As the last period in the cycle, it is a time of endings. You could be ending a relationship or a job, cleaning out your old stuff, or changing old attitudes and habits. You are letting go of conditions that no longer serve you, and sometimes it’s a relief and sometimes it’s unpleasant. In the case of Personal Years, you are preparing to start all over again with the next number 1 period.

Number 11/2:

This is an illuminating and inspiring time full of high energy and deep sensitivity. It is a time to evaluate your motives and ethics and make adjustments where necessary. You will not be satisfied with casually brushing things off. You will be motivated to be the best you can be, setting new standards of excellence for yourself.

Number 22/4:

This is the period to put your ideas into action. Think big, go after your dreams. Those that involve service to others will be successful. Build something that serves mankind. Take charge and watch your dreams unfold.

Number 33/6:

This is a time for communication and unselfish service. You will be involved in fulfilling responsibilities and duties to friends, family, and community. Your attention will be directed toward benefiting others. Share your love, understanding, inner peace, and serenity. Your reward will be to gain twice as much as you give. Remember to have fun.

All your cycles are calculated from your birth date. If you want to know how to calculate your own cycles, visit https://youwerebornthatway.com/about/, where you can learn about my book, You Were Born to Succeed: Finding Your Purpose through Numerology. It’s easy to order, and it will show you how to calculate all the numbers for your Chaldean Soul Chart, plus a lot more about what it means to be a spiritual being having a physical experience.

It’s been fun to share the elements of numerology with you in this series. I hope you’ve gained a better understanding of this dynamic and practical occult science. And I hope you’ve begun to see it as a powerful tool you can use to help you live the life of success and happiness you were meant for.

What are your thoughts about this series?

You Are More Than You Think You Are

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Cycles – Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business occurs when you have ignored a Challenge lesson you selected in a previous lifetime. We have free will, so we can choose to skip a Challenge cycle. However, the decision comes with a price – we still attract the experiences that represent that Challenge, and we will do so until we decide to resolve it.

I have found that very few people come into this life without unfinished business. When I see a chart free of Unfinished Business, I know the person has had a very high level of commitment to spiritual growth. Most people have at least one instance of Unfinished Business on their Chaldean Soul Chart, which can be seen as an additional Challenge in their lives.

When I learned my Unfinished Business number, I saw exactly how it was playing out in my life.

Can you see a trend of Unfinished Business in your life in the following interpretations?

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Interpretations

Number 1:

Indicates in the past a lack of ambition, laziness, dependence on others, fear of standing out in any way, indecisiveness, over-cautiousness, timidity, lack of self respect, and fear of anything new, conditions which are present in your life now.

You can talk a good show, but there is often no action to follow it up. You will not achieve anything without working for it. Success is yours when you develop the courage of your convictions and stand up for yourself while keeping your cool. You need to be the leader.

Number 2:

In the past you were impatient with details, disliked following rules and directions, you were tactless, undisciplined, you lacked direction, lacked self-confidence, were irresponsible with money, and so you have these challenges now.

You may have trouble bonding in intimate relationships. Learn to cooperate with others in order to accomplish anything in this lifetime, and learn to come out of your shell and contribute to the group. Your life is full of details that you must handle. Working with your hands on creative projects can be quite enjoyable.

Number 3:

In a past life, you were afraid to express yourself or promote yourself and your ideas. You had a pessimistic view of life. You lacked imagination and didn’t enjoy life much. You may want to share a great deal with others, but feel you are unable to. You are faced with situations which require you to reveal yourself.

Three is the number of happiness. Learn to express yourself and develop a realistic, optimistic view of life. Learn to be grateful and see the beauty in life. You could take singing or dancing lessons, or join a theater group or public speaking group. Do not paint or draw, as these activities can be isolating, unless you are prepared to have regular exhibitions of your work (social media do not count). Writing can be satisfying if you participate in writer’s groups and read your work in public.

Your creativity, your sense of humor, your friendliness, and anything that brings joy to you will also bring joy to others.

Number 4:

You avoided hard work, discipline, and orderliness in the past, and have challenges with these issues now.

In this life, you need to establish a firm foundation for yourself. Plan your life and work your plan. Stay focused, have patience, practice discipline, be systematic and orderly, and take care of details. Working with your hands could be pleasant for you and would teach you a great deal. Follow through on your responsibilities. Other people will appreciate your dedication, and so will you.

Number 5:

The number 5 is seldom lacking in a person’s name, but if it is lacking in yours, life seems to be a series of changes, new things to adapt to, and emergencies of all kinds. Avoiding these in previous lifetimes magnifies their presence in your life now.

Learn to welcome change and let go of things and relationships that no longer serve you. Interact with and appreciate all kinds of people, adapt to new situations, and handle emergencies responsibly when they come along.

Number 6:

You have avoided responsibility in the past. You were afraid of being tied down, especially to family duties. You avoid helping others because you have been taken advantage of. You never learned the difference between helping someone and taking over. Family members are manipulative, demanding, and unreasonable. You tend to be critical and self-righteous.

You need to learn to set your boundaries and to help people without sacrificing yourself. Learning these important lessons will enable you to enjoy helping others. Remember, you are seeing yourself in others when you criticize. Give yourself a hug and a pat on the back, and love yourself just as you are.

Number 7:

You have been afraid to trust and have faith. In the past, you withdrew and feared taking action when you didn’t know what to expect. You failed to look beyond the obvious for the truth.

Learn to examine all sides of a situation before coming to a conclusion. Develop your inner knowing and your connection to inner guidance, and then trust them to guide you. You need both material and spiritual evidence to guide your life. No more denial or fuzz-ball thinking for you. You are too talented for that.

Number 8:

In the past, you feared having money, possessions, and power. You were careless, showed poor judgment, and didn’t trust your common sense, and these conditions are showing up in your life now.

Learn to develop your organizational and managerial abilities. Delegate opportunity, not responsibility. That is, take responsibility for those tasks you delegate and check up on the delegatees periodically. Always follow up with lawyers, employees, roofers, plumbers, bankers, etc. It’s not that everyone is out to get you, but that you are attracting experiences that force you to pay attention.

Get good advice before investing, and don’t lend money to anybody, no matter how much you want to help. For you, this is good judgment because you don’t get back the money you lend. Be generous in other ways. Learn to love taking good care of yourself and your things, and you can enjoy success. You deserve the best.

You’re Not Really A Computer, but…..

If you think about yourself in computer language, your physical body is the hardware of your life and your soul is the software that drives it. You are hardwired for success with top-quality software, but if that software becomes corrupted with limiting beliefs your brilliant programs start to fail. Your hardware will eventually malfunction if your corrupted software is not cleared of limiting beliefs. So you can see how important it is to take good care of yourself.

Numerology is a science that gives us specific information about ourselves which goes beyond the physical, encompassing the mental, emotional, and spiritual levels as well. I hope you’ve gained insight into your own life by learning about Unfinished Business. All of our challenging experiences are meant to wake us up to our own magnificence.

Next time, the shorter cycles – Personal Years and Personal Months.

What say you?

You Are More Than You Think You Are

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Your Cycles – Past, Present, and Future

I was 25 years old and my life was about to change radically; from the predictability of typical young married life to a whirlwind of often chaotic activity over a nine-year period.

My husband was in graduate school when I became pregnant. When our baby was 8 months old, we moved more than 1,000 miles to his first job. Three years later we moved again more than 500 miles to his second job. Less than a year later we were on our way back, more than 600 miles, to my parents’ home where my mother had suffered a life-threatening illness.

At this time, my husband and I separated, I took care of my mother as she recovered, became a student of metaphysics, got a divorce, became a single mother, and entered the work force. I had experienced an about-face.

What was happening, unbeknownst to me, was my second Pinnacle, the number 5, the number of freedom and change, letting go of the old and making way for the new.

How many times have you wished you had a crystal ball? I certainly could have used one then. How reassuring it would have been to know these occurrences were  natural elements of my life purpose.

Today we’ll be talking about what’s happening behind the scenes in your life; the deeper meaning of your experiences.

There are many familiar cycles that influence our lives; the seven-year cycles of the stages of maturity; the time-telling cycles of 365 days, twelve months, thirty days, seven days, twenty-four hours; and the cycles of the planets as they travel across the sky. We live in these cycles automatically and move through them without thinking about them. They are an integral part of life.

Numerology cycles represent experiences that you move through at specific times during your life. Your cycles present opportunities for learning to master life. They enhance your core qualities and stretch your abilities. They are automatic, and when you are aware of them you can take full advantage of the experiences they provide.

Understanding your cycles enables you to navigate the highs and lows of life with more confidence, realizing that everything is unfolding for your good.

If you are going through a time when nothing seems to be working for you, feeling as if you are swimming upstream and getting nowhere, chances are you are resisting the influence a numerology cycle.

Our numerology cycles vary in length from one month to several years. The day we are born we are under the influence of three long cycles at once, and two shorter ones. This idea may seem confusing and overwhelming, but our cycles mesh together seamlessly to provide an environment in which we can thrive.

There are four numerology cycles, called Pinnacles, Challenges, Personal Years, and Personal Months. There is one more I call Unfinished Business, which represents an uncompleted cycle from the past.

Each of us has four Pinnacles, whose influences occur in sequence, 1, 2, 3, and 4 over the course of our lives. The number and duration of each Pinnacle are calculated from your birth date.

Pinnacles represent experiences that strengthen you and exercise your talents. My first Pinnacle was 1, which gave me opportunities to be independent. I also experienced resistance and frustration, since grownups didn’t appreciate independence in children back in the day. If my parents had known about numerology they could have been more nurturing and supportive of my independence.

I loved discovering and exploring new things and ideas, another aspect of the number 1 Pinnacle. It provided the perfect environment for exploration of psychic phenomena as I grew older, an interest which set me apart from my family and most of my friends.

I had many unique experiences during that period. Sometimes I felt like a fish out of water because of my unconventional outlook in general, but I learned from numerology years later that my experiences were preparing me to trust myself in spite of what others may think. I felt excited and validated the first time I looked at my Chaldean Soul Chart and understood what was happening in my past.

Will you recognize your Pinnacles in the interpretations below? What seems to be a prominent theme in your life right now?

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Interpretations

Number 1:

This is the time of pioneering new territory, exercising leadership, and exploring and developing new ideas. You must take action and use initiative to be successful. Experiences that help you develop independence, individualism, originality, and courage will be presented to you. You will need to stand on your own two feet and rely on yourself to get things done.

Down side: bossiness, obstinacy, and self-criticism.

Number 2:

This is a time for working with others. Detail work, healing, counseling, cooperation, diplomacy, and partnerships are emphasized, as are networking and establishing harmonious relationships. Engagement or marriage are possible. Music and other artistic activities are good outlets for you. Psychic sensitivity is strong now, as well. You achieve a great deal by having patience with yourself and others.

Down side: lack of self-confidence, too dependent on others, pleasing others at your expense, taking things personally.

Number 3:

Self expression is your path to success now. You are focused on the lighter side of life, entertaining and being entertained. Express your feelings and thoughts genuinely – you will be given many opportunities. Writing, pubic speaking, acting, stage/movie production, visual arts, dancing, singing, and design are possible. Share the joy you will be experiencing.

Down side: fingers in too many pies, too much activity, losing your direction, tendencies to be over emotional and self-centered.

Number 4:

This is a period of building, attending to detail, working hard and enjoying it, taking pride in your work, being part of a team, following directions, establishing schedules, practicing discipline, taking your time and being thorough. It is prudent to save your money and build a financial foundation. You are getting all your ducks in a row, preparing for success in the future.

Down side: stubborn, rebellious, lazy, perfectionist, no fun.

Number 5:

This is a period of freedom and change; of letting go of the old and making way for the new. There will be much activity, different situations, different types of people, and new opportunities. This is a time for developing your qualities of versatility and adventure. It could be the beginning of a new phase in your life or a change in direction, a time of advancement and progress. Money could fluctuate up and down.

Down side: feelings of restlessness and uncertainty at times; impulsiveness and excess.

Number 6:

Your attention is on home, family, and community now. You may be addressing adjustments and changes at home. It is a good time to get married if you are in a loving relationship. Service to community it a rewarding possibility. You create prosperity now by settling down and embracing responsibility.

Down side: your crabby criticizing will tell you when you are doing too much for others and not enough for yourself.

Number 7:

You are drawn to introspection during this cycle. It is a time for spiritual housecleaning; looking inside, taking stock, renewing your spirit, and making any adjustments necessary to restore your inner balance and expand your mind. You may want to delve into religion, philosophy, meditation, and enjoy nature. It’s a good time to go back to school, begin higher education, and refine your knowledge to become an expert in your field.

Down side: moodiness, complaining, and feeling restricted or isolated. Be patient and share with loved ones and friends who are probably wondering what’s going on with you.

Number 8:

This is a cycle of power and material and financial growth. You must take action to see results. Your focus is on business, finances, big projects, accomplishing goals, and leadership. You could receive a promotion (more responsibility) at work. Profits could increase if you own your own business. You will attract opportunities to develop your executive ability. Stay focused and maintain your values to accomplish your goals. Demonstrate efficiency, dependability, determination, strength, good management, good judgment, and diplomacy. Persevere, be uncompromising, thorough, and exacting.

Down side: trying to drive that bulldozer over anything and anyone who gets in your way; judging yourself and others by how many toys you/they have.

Number 9:

This is a cycle of completion. It could be an emotional time because it is a time of endings. It is preparation for new beginnings. You could be ending a job, a relationship, or a way of life that will prepare you for moving on. Learning to love unconditionally is a key now and will attract unconditional love to you. You will have opportunity to be of service to many. Be willing to help in any way you can, and enjoy good times with friends and loved ones.

Down side: unhappiness if you lack understanding of true love. Nine is the vibration of unconditional love, and demands a great deal of anyone who chooses it. Learn to appreciate yourself and others unconditionally, and you will attract the love of others.

Number 11/2:

This is a cycle of spiritual expansion, inspiration, idealism, and individuality. It is a time of high energy, inspirational ideas, and enjoyment of the beauty in life. It could involve fame, leadership, and being in the spotlight. Activities that uplift and empower others will fulfill you. Follow your hunches and trust your inner awareness, for you will have heightened sensitivity now. Focus on exciting activities that uplift the spirit. You’ll have a lot of fun.

Down side: impatience, hastiness, arrogance. Ideals are great because they keep you focused, but don’t let them become more important than people. If you feel nervous or anxious, chances are you are spending too much time dreaming and not enough time acting on your dreams. Get up off that couch and get going. The world is waiting.

Number 22/4:

This is the time to use your talents and experience to make your dream a reality – to unite the spiritual and material. You have opportunities to organize, plan, lead, and accomplish projects that serve large numbers of people, focused on improving conditions on a community, national, or international scale.

Down side: arrogance and perfectionism. Avoid big schemes for fast money.

Number 33/6:

This cycle offers experiences that expand your loving nature. Focus on the good in everyone, see through so-called imperfections and nurture the loving presence in everyone. People come to you for help because they trust you. You will be taking care of others. Take care of yourself as well by doing things that soothe and amuse you and restore your serenity. People love to come to your parties. Nurture your creativity and your appreciation of beauty.

Down side: becoming too involved in the problems of others. Your opportunity is to help others, not to live their lives. Everyone has inner guidance; let them use it.

Knowing your cycles can help you understand your past experiences, get the most out of your present life, and give you a preview of your future. Here are some more experiences I’ve had, just to give you a sense of how your Pinnacles flow. Keep in mind, I didn’t know about numerology for many years. When I discovered Chaldean numerology, I was amazed at how closely my life had followed my cycles.

My third Pinnacle was 6 and lasted nine years. It was during this cycle that I became a teacher, lecturer, and counselor in personal development. I traveled around the Eastern and Mid-western U.S. for two years lecturing and teaching and then opened a private practice where I taught locally. I had family challenges, too, during this time. It was during this cycle that I discovered Chaldean numerology.

Looking into my future, I saw that my final Pinnacle, which lasts till the end of life, was 7. It was a mystery to me how this one would manifest itself. But, typically of 7, opportunities opened up for me to go back to school. I earned certification as a Crystal Healing facilitator, a Transformational Breath facilitator, and received my Master’s degree in Applied Psychology, fulfilling a dream I’d had for many years.

I was saturated in learning, my talents stretched to the max, and happy as a clam.
I was at last able to address both the spiritual and psychological aspects of the psyche in my private practice. I designed the Chaldean Soul Chart then, too. I became a writer, something I had never imagined, and have several research projects going in numerology. I am always seeking knowledge about what makes us tick, and there are more books coming.

I hope you’ve found some useful information about what’s happening behind the scenes in your life and have gained insight into your brilliantly planned experiences.

Next time, Challenges; the secret behind those scary fears that psychology calls mental blocks and emotional issues.

Comments?

Your Inner Desire

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Your Spiritual Core – Your Inner Desire

Your Inner Desire number represents your motivation, the inner you, your heart’s desire, what you want more than anything else, and it is fueled by your feelings. I think of it as your ultimate comfort zone. When you are acting from your Inner Desire, you feel a deep sense of security and excitement at the same time. Your world is in harmony and you feel a self-confident sense of belonging.

Interestingly, this is the only part of yourself that you can hide from the world. If you are afraid of what others may think or if you are living someone else’s version of your life, you will keep your Inner Desire bottled up in order to be accepted. If this is you, you can use this as a golden opportunity to start building self-confidence and living a more authentic life by allowing the expression of your Inner Desire.

Here’s how one person found a way to express his Inner Desire number. All his core numbers, except one, represented conservative qualities of responsibility, hard work, consistency, and single-mindedness in achieving his goals. The one exception to these qualities was his Inner Desire number, which was 5. The five in his life gave him the desire for freedom, adventure, change, and risk-taking. His heart’s desire seemed out of alignment with his life and the expectations others had of him.

He found an outlet for this complete contrast in his makeup by driving a sports car and having a career in which he enjoyed enough freedom within the structure of his industry that he was able to maintain his responsibilities without feeling unduly restricted. His ultimate goal was to retire before the age of 50, and his self-discipline enabled him to express his Inner Desire in ways that served his ultimate goal. Once he achieved this goal, his intention was to have even more freedom and adventure in his life by making a second career out of his hobby and taking adventure vacations with his family.

The key to a fulfilling life is being who you truly are deep down in your soul. Numerology helps you discover the message your true Self is carrying for you and guides you on your way to living that message.

Your true Self cannot be suppressed. When it is not expressed consciously, it will emerge negatively in relationship problems, money problems, and health problems. This is the Real You insisting on being recognized. By allowing your true Self to unfold, you are automatically living your Life Purpose.

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Number 1:

You want independence; you like action and accomplishment; and you want to be unique, creative, not one of the crowd. You would rather work alone, but if you must work with others, you want to be in charge. You like to start things, but often get bored before you finish them.

Down side: you can be impatient, bossy, arrogant, conceited, critical, selfish, and outspoken. You tend to put pressure on yourself by holding yourself to impossible standards. You will be more successful if you learn to be diplomatic and tactful.

Number 2:

You are thoughtful, loving, devoted, and loyal; you love the comfort of a nice, soft chair and camaraderie with friends and loved ones. You want peace and harmony more than anything. You are sensitive to the feelings of others and have psychic ability, especially when it comes to knowing how people really feel. You would rather be in the background than at the head of the line. You are contented with the little things and don’t need ambitious dreams to motivate you.

Down side: you tend to let people run over you because you crave peace at any price. You don’t let people know what you want because you think it might inconvenience or displease them. You can be overly emotional, taking everything personally.

Number 3:

You love to express yourself through speaking, writing, or acting. Your goal is to be happy, and you love to make other people happy. You are an optimist and, if you worry, it’s not for long. You are loving, outgoing, and affectionate. You love to entertain, to be entertained, and to have a lot of friends. You are creative, artistic, and you like to be surrounded by beauty.

Down side: you can be a drama king/queen. You are so versatile you can end up scattering your energy in all directions with your fingers in too many pies. Develop tolerance and patience.

Number 4:

Your greatest desire is for structure, steadiness, and routine. You are practical, analytical, reliable, orderly, and methodical. You are loyal and honest, and respect these qualities in others. You like details, and you like to work with your hands. You have self-discipline and are not afraid to discipline others.

Down side: you can be inflexible, stubborn, a perfectionist, impatient with those you perceive as undisciplined or disorganized. You can be narrow-minded, unwilling to change or try something new, even if it’s for the better.

Number 5:

Your greatest desire is for freedom. You like variety, adventure, travel, new places, and new faces. You are versatile, clever, witty, a good mixer. You dislike routine and are not a good candidate for a desk job. You are outgoing and magnetic.

Down side: You can be stubborn when you perceive others trying to limit your freedom.  You waste time by trying to prove you cannot be controlled. Remember, real freedom is living in alignment with your spirit. Excess of all kinds is another stumbling block for you.

Number 6: Your greatest desire is to have love, justice, and harmony in the world. Home, family, and community are vital to you. You are a loyal friend and a devoted family member. You love to counsel others, to advise and guide people through their troubles. You are happiest when someone is in trouble and you can open your door and your heart to them.

Down side: you tend to become emotionally involved in other people’s troubles, worrying about them and creating stress for yourself. You can be stubborn, interfering, and self righteous when it seems others are not taking your advice.

Number 7: You are curious and seek knowledge. You love mystery, and seek to understand the unknown, whether in the field of science or spirituality. You have an inner knowing that guides you through life. You can be quiet and reserved, but you are not conventional.

Down side: you can be high strung and hard to get along with because of your psychic
sensitivity. You are like a radio, broadcasting your energy outward and picking up static along with clear information. You need to allow time to be alone each day in order to recharge your batteries and quiet the static.

Number 8:

You love power, material possessions, and accomplishment. You are a born leader, and you thrive in the director’s chair. You like high quality and do not settle for second best. You have good judgment and a sense of fairness that allows you to get the most out of your employees/team members without seeming to boss them around. You keep your eye on the big picture and find others to take care of the details.

Down side: you can be a tyrant. Usually it’s because you are putting so much pressure on yourself you forget that you are working/living with actual people who can help you if you treat them nicely.

Number 9: Love for humanity drives you. You dream of helping mankind in a big way. You are the universal big sister or big brother; kind, understanding, compassionate, always willing to help. People are more important to you than anything.

Down side: You can be impractical and indecisive. Dreaming is a wonderful thing, but you need to put food on your table, too. You can get bogged down in self-pity when you discover some people don’t respond to the love you have for them.

Number 11/2:

You are inspired by the spiritual, but you are not religious; you love to explore the unseen. You are idealistic and see the world as full of beauty and infinite potential. You are a champion of the individual, and you long to inspire people to achieve their dreams. You have creative, unconventional ideas, and need to find ways to apply them in practical ways that serve humanity.

Down side: you tend to love ideals more than people. As you are able to cultivate unconditional love for yourself just as you are, you will cease judging others for their perceived failings. You can be stubborn, hasty, and domineering. Use diplomacy in communicating with others.

Number 22/4:

Your passion is to make dreams come true. You have high ideals, a great understanding of the spiritual and physical worlds, and have the practical know-how to manifest dreams on the physical plane. You love people, and you are a kind and patient leader.

Down side: your desire for perfection can alienate people. You are susceptible to the down side of the number 4. Have faith in yourself and your abilities.

Number 33/6:

Love and service drive you. You desire that everyone know how magnificent they are and how much they are loved by the Creator. You can see the good in everyone, no matter what others may say or think.

Down side: you tend to sacrifice yourself for others, creating trouble in your own life. Take time to give yourself the comfort you offer others.

Please keep in mind that these interpretations are brief in order to keep these posts as short as possible. My book, “You Were Born to Succeed,” goes into more detail.

Do you see yourself in any of these numbers? I’d love to have your comments.

Next time, Your Outer Life – how you look to others, the style of your life.

Your Calling

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You Are More Than You Think You Are

Your Spiritual Core – Your Calling, the Direction of Your Life

Last week’s post was about your Life Purpose number. This week we’ll look at your Life Direction number, the second number listed in the  Spiritual Core section of the Chaldean Soul Chart.

Your Direction number is placed in the second column of the Chaldean Soul Chart right underneath your Purpose number. It indicates the way in which you chose to express your purpose.

Your life purpose is funneled through the characteristics of your Direction number. For example, if you chose a life purpose of 3 and a Direction of 6, your purpose would be expressed differently than if you had chosen a 7 Direction number.

Your Direction number represents your soul’s calling, the most fulfilling career, job, or way of life for you – that which makes you feel excited, deeply contented, that this is where you belong. It can be a passion for something like being a parent, athletics, writing, dancing, entertaining, cars, administration, the list is endless.

Think about the thing that’s most fascinating to you. Is it your hobby, your career, is your life set up to express that right now? Or are you living your life according to someone else’s plan, hating your job, unhappy with your life, feeling empty inside?

Many people put aside their passions, unaware that their soul is calling to them; unaware that they can start now to bring their passions into their lives.

Is that you? Many have buried their passions so deeply they are unaware of them. If that’s you, this is the right time to start noticing what excites you, what wakes you up and fills your heart. Perhaps you’ll get a hint from the interpretations that follow.

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Interpretations

Number 1:

You are the pioneer, innovator, leader, inventor, willing to step boldly into the unknown to explore or invent new possibilities for all. Careers for you can be teacher, leader (in business or of a cause), inventor, promoter, research and development, designer, executive, explorer, sales manager, architect, artist, theatrical producer. Whatever you do, you will find new ways to do it. You feel confined by too many rules or rigid systems; you thrive in an environment where your individuality is appreciated.

Down side:

When out of balance, you can be aggressive, overbearing, impatient, egotistical, pushy, and arrogant. On the other extreme you can be dependent, lazy, stubborn, submissive, helpless, fearful, and unwilling to take a stand.

Number 2:

You are the diplomat, able to work successfully with the many different kinds of people who come to you for aid and advice. You are good at combining the ideas of others into something new. You are psychic, and your presence is healing to others. You thrive on working with others in cooperation, not competition. Careers for you can be diplomat, musician, counselor, clergy, child care, teacher, social worker, metaphysics, bookkeeper, negotiator, librarian, administrative assistant, politician, doctor, nurse, dancer, and artist. You love supporting people rather than being in the spotlight.

When out of balance, you can be indecisive, take things personally, retreat into the background, and become a doormat.

Number 3:

You are expressive, spiritual, creative, cheerful, sociable, artistic, talented, imaginative, and good-natured. You love hospitality and entertaining and are a natural entertainer with a pervasive sense of humor. Careers for you can be entertainer, speaker, writer, theater, hospitality industry, beautician, cosmetician, artist, craftsperson, critic, linguist, translator, clergy, and philosopher. Long hours in confined spaces can limit and frustrate your self-expression. You are impractical and need to team up with a practical person for success.

When out of balance, you can be flighty, have your fingers in too many pies, and be critical, impatient, intolerant, extravagant, wasteful, and shallow.

Number 4:

You are a builder. Four creates form and order out of chaos. You characterize stability and dependability, you are four-square, and you appreciate law, system, and order. What can be work for others is play for you. Careers for you can be any of the building trades, dentist, computer technician, engineer, accountant, farmer, lawyer, banker, financial advisor, analyst, manufacturer, proofreader, watch repair, furniture restoration, antique auto restoration, vocational and technical teacher.

When out of balance, you can be stubborn, too serious, plodding, gloomy, blunt, and outspoken.

Number 5:

You thrive on action and require freedom, travel, change, adventure, and variety. You easily work with many different kinds of people from all walks of life in a variety of situations. Careers for you can be sales, advertising director, detective, investigator, secret service, reporter, columnist, sports, travel industry, tour guide, booking agent, broker, publisher, actor, entertainer, explorer, writer, speaker, shipping/sailor, import-export, cab driver, hospitality industry, messenger, and courier.

When out of balance, you can be sneaky, hyperactive, fidgety, deceitful, talk too much, indecisive, and hypocritical.

Number 6:

You have a talent for bringing people together and getting them to function in harmony with each other. You love family and community and enjoy helping others. You project a sense of self-confidence, reliability, maturity, and responsibility. Careers for you can be interior designer, community activist, teacher, host/hostess, homemaker, tutor, writer, theater, family/marriage counselor, mediator, hotel manager, governess, day care worker, nurse, doctor, hospital technician, student advisor, artist, musician, singer, beautician, fashion designer, perfumer, herbalist, and chemist.

When out of balance, you can be a perfectionist, controlling, self-sacrificing, a martyr, a worrier, or fear being taken advantage of.

Number 7:

You can see the potential in every situation. You are a truth seeker. You have an inner knowing that keeps you on top of what’s happening and are rarely surprised. You don’t like manual labor and do best in an environment where you can use your mind to creatively explore the unknown. Careers for you can be futurist, making sales/marketing projections, spotting/tracking trends, setting trends, an expert in your field, science, spirituality, religion, teacher in higher education, scholarly pursuits, archeologist, astrologer, researcher, investigator, author, museum curator, historian, forester, gardener, analyst, designer, and architect.

When out of balance, you can be irritable as a result of information overload, a know-it-all, negating the opinions of others, have a superior attitude, and a loner.

Number 8:

You are a born leader, possess good judgment, and the ability to organize, manage, and get things done. You have a talent for breaking things down into simple steps and delegating processes to accomplish your goals. You are a powerful person of action who achieves tangible results. Fairness is of primary importance to you. You prefer to manage the big picture, leaving the details to others. Careers for you can be supervisor, organizer, manufacturer, industrialist, banker, real estate, commodities trader, negotiator, CEO or other corporate officer, business analyst, school superintendent, head of the department, the boss.

When out of balance, you can be a steamroller, over-competitive, accomplish through intimidation, a workaholic, always want more, there is never enough.

Number 9:

You are a humanitarian and an idealist. You are deeply compassionate, and you love everyone. People are attracted to you like bees to honey. You are passionate and sensuous. You are psychic, independent, strong-willed, and determined. Your deepest desire is to be of service to humanity.

Careers for you can be researcher, doctor, surgeon, metaphysical investigator, healer, reporter, counselor, artist, explorer, scientist, philanthropist, reformer, foreign service, politician, designer, speaker, crusader, media personality, and advisor.

When out of balance, you can feel unloved, blame yourself for everything, become timid, moody, indecisive, intolerant of interference, resent criticism, and have a high opinion of yourself.

Number 11/2:

This is the master number of illumination. Your focus is on the individual rather than humanity as a whole. You are a dreamer, an idealist, intuitive, inspirational, resilient, and capable of shouldering a great deal of responsibility. You have the qualities of both the 1 and the 2. You learn by experience and teach by example. You are inspired by the lives of others and seek to mirror the qualities you admire in them. You are a mystic, an unconventional thinker, and your inspirations make you a teacher of new ways.

Careers for you can be inspirational speaker, writer, teacher, promoter, leader of an inspirational enterprise, pilot, astronaut, space industry, advanced electrical work/ research, space age electronics, metaphysical research/practice, psychologist, actor, musician, philosopher, beauty specialist, novelist, and inventor.

When out of balance, you revert to the down side of the number 2. You are impractical, so it’s wise to team up with practical people who can help you implement your dreams. When your head is in the clouds, make sure your feet are on the ground.

Number 22/4:

You are the master builder. You dream big, and you have the power to carry out your plans to achieve your goals. You are a tower of strength and understanding. Your skill and intuition inspire people to depend upon you and trust your guidance. You have the qualities of both 2 and 4.

Careers for you can be ambassador, diplomat, international officer or representative, executive, mediator, adjustor, computer guru, government agent, librarian in a national/ government/museum library, school superintendent, archivist, analyst, economist, military officer, public works and utilities, general contractor, appraiser, inspector, import-export business, shipping, athletics.

When out of balance, you revert to the down side of the number 4. You become a perfectionist, have a big ego, are boastful, indifferent, and can be destructive.

Number 33/6:

You are the master communicator, the consummate entertainer. Everyone wants to be invited to your parties. There is also a quiet, dignified side to you that comes from your innate ability to create balance and harmony wherever you go. You are a healer, and you have a deep sense of spirit. You have a great deal of compassion for people and are happy to be of service wherever you are. You have the qualities of both 3 and 6.

Careers for you can be teacher, Bible authority, social worker, welfare worker, writer, novelist, artist, musician, dancer, actor, psychologist, image maker, doctor, nurse, metaphysician, intuitive counselor, clergy, human resources director, networker, ambassador, representative of a humanitarian company or enterprise.

When out of balance, you tend to take over the roles of others with the idea that you can do it better. A judgmental/perfectionist attitude can make you demanding, critical, argumentative, and your life very stressful. Learn to receive as well as give.

Not all people with master numbers respond to the call of great mission. Some are satisfied to be fulfilled as the single-digit expression of their master number. Even when they do respond to their deeper calling, they sometimes retreat to their single-digit expression to take a break from the intensity a master number can bring.

So, did you find yourself in this article? I’d love to have your comments or questions. Next time, what motivates you.

What is Success?

Do you consider yourself a success? If not, why not? To be honest, it doesn’t matter whether you think you’re successful or not. At this moment you are a success because you are here this minute. You showed up. If you are breathing, you are successful.

The truth is, you are successful no matter what your situation in life is – even if you feel like a failure. If you are calling yourself a failure, just think about this – if you’re breathing, you have nowhere to go but up.

But what if you want more? What about that great job, making lots of money, the big house full of beautiful furniture and mega technology, the perfect children, all those degrees that make you smarter, being the perfect parent, closets full of clothes, etc., etc.? Aren’t these signs of success? I think most of us know that these certainly are signs of success. And we know that these are signs of outer success. But there’s more to success.

How do you feel inside? Are you pretty much stress free? Are you in good health? Do you love your life? Do you feel self confident? Are there people in your life who love you unconditionally, whom you love unconditionally? Do you love yourself unconditionally? Is your behavior (most of the time) a reflection of your inner divinity? Not only that, do you realize you are a spiritual being having a physical experience and, as such, you have the qualities to create the life you’ve always wanted – without struggle, striving, and competition?

These are some of the signs of inner success. In order to be truly successful, we need the qualities of inner success to guide us in achieving outer success. The qualities of inner success help us achieve what we want and make it possible to enjoy sharing our wealth with others.

Many who appear successful don’t know what success is. We all know of wealthy, powerful people who are on their fifth or sixth spouse, who have no family life, who have health problems, emotional problems, and money problems (it doesn’t matter how much money they have, it’s still a problem).

Are they truly successful? They certainly have surpassed the basic standard of success. They are breathing. Are they contented with what they have? Do they respect themselves and others? In my view, they have a big piece of the pie but they can’t taste it because they don’t know who they are.

What if it’s true that you are successful just because you are here on earth? What if your opportunity (should you decide to accept it) is only to be who you are – to develop the talents you brought with you? What if enjoying life is an essential part of your purpose? What if facing and healing your challenges is a fantastic opportunity to create more happiness in your life? What if you’ve shown up just when the world needs you?

It doesn’t matter whether you are becoming the next Mother Teresa, or  loving life as the best dishwasher ever.

Success is really an inside job.

Live your purpose, love your life!

Hidden Passion, Abandoned Dreams

This is the story, in three installments, of how I woke up to my life purpose. I tell it because many people have a similar story – of hiding their passion, of living someone else’s version of their life and suffering inwardly for it. I hope my story inspires readers to follow their heart – to learn from my experience – to stop denying who they are and discover the power that lies within.

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Some people come out of the womb knowing what their purpose in life is. They don’t even think about it. From wordless toddler hood they live and breathe their passion. But I didn’t have a clue about mine. I was worried by the time high school graduation rolled around. I thought by that time I should have a direction for the rest of my life.

 My up-bringing was no help (so I thought at the time). My sister and I were raised by an abusive mother, physically and mentally bullied into obedience, our self-expression smothered. Our father was the one who held the love in our family and, being the typical breadwinner of the 1950s when I grew up, didn’t have a clue what went on at home when he was at work.

 At that time, by graduation from high school boys were expected to know what they were going to do for the rest of their lives. Girls were supposed to get married and have babies, but I didn’t want to get married, much less have babies. When I made the mistake of mentioning this to my mother, she came back with, “You don’t know what you’re talking about.” I knew there was something more compelling for me, but I didn’t know what it was. I went to college and majored in Fine Arts, hoping for an answer.

 While I loved art work, I was enthralled by the mind; by what makes people tick. One of the most gripping books I read in my early teens was The Snake Pit, a novel about the use of shock treatments for mental illness in the 1940s and ‘50s, which I found both frightening and fascinating.

Even more fascinating to me were psychic phenomena. What was psychic awareness? Where did it come from? I wanted to be psychic. There wasn’t much information about psychic awareness or intuition back then, and the books I found were sensationalist, full of drama and dire warnings.

I was looking for something educational during a time when the subject was taboo. The closest I got to actual psychic phenomena was at high school sleepovers where my friends and I would use a Ouija board, conduct séances, or try to make a table tip, but nothing ever happened. According to what I learned years later, we were lucky.

My most heart-felt pursuits were not taken seriously. I was told I would never be able to make a living with art work. (Funny, I had never heard anyone say the same thing to a boy). And psychic studies were completely ridiculous. The only career open in that field was giving psychic readings in your living room, which would guarantee poverty and ruin your reputation, according to the values in my world. I think my parents paid for my college education believing I would eventually come to my senses and get married. They were right about one thing.

Even though my belief in myself was almost nil, I hoped that somehow I would succeed in life. Because of my interests, I felt like a fish out of water, a lost soul with no clue how to find her way. To compound my frustration, I eventually allowed myself to be talked out of pursuing my dreams and into getting married – a big mistake (except for the birth of my son), but I was a pleaser, and I was good at it.

 Next time, I get a wake-up call.