Did you know, 3 numbers in your birth date hold the energy to finding out the purpose of your life!
It is a long held belief that the energy of numbers provides divine guidance, particularly the numbers in your birth date. Although not supported by modern science there are specific examples of how this study of numbers has led to theories, such as electromagnetism, quantum mechanics and gravitation, which have transformed society.
The divine guidance comes from the belief that number systems are based on good theory that is not yet known but ‘exists’ in the universe of possible reasonable ideas.
Your birth date holds the answer to one of the fundamental questions of life ‘What am I doing here? And helps you understand that there are two purposes for your life. Firstly, an inward purpose, an inward journey for your soul that relates to your own, unique and personal life experience. Secondly, an outward purpose, an understanding of ‘what I am meant to be doing with my life’ and what the impact of that will be on others with whom you connect consciously and energetically.
So what are the three numbers, which can unlock the purpose of your life?
The Governing Number is the dominant number energy in your life, an umbrella number energy that affects all parts of your life. The two other primary number energies in your life are your Purpose Number – what you are here to ‘do’ and your Next Best Step Number – the most active number for the upcoming year.
You have one overall Governing Number, which is all about your soul’s intention for your life experience; your inner growth. It is about you living a fulfilled life from a place of expanded energy and growing with ease.
Governing Number Calculation: work out your governing number by adding your birth date together.
Day of birth + month of birth + year of birth.
Example: D.O.B September 17, 1945 - 09.17.1945
0+9+1+7+1+9+4+5 = 36
3+6 = 9
Your Purpose Number, which provides clues to living a life that makes a difference in the world.
Purpose Number Calculation: work out your purpose number by adding these dates together:
Day of birth + month of birth + year of birth + last two digits of year of birth.
Example: D.O.B September 17, 1945 - 09.17.1945.45
0+9+1+7+1+9+4+5+4+5 = 54
5+4 = 9
Your Next Best Step Number, which changes with each New Year and is the most active number in your life for the upcoming year. It provides clues to your next best step towards purpose and a beautiful life.
Next Best Step Calculation: work out your next best step number by adding these dates together:
Day of birth + month of birth + current year.
Example: D.O.B September 17, 1945 - 09.17.2015
0+9+1+7+2+0+1+5 = 25
2+5 = 7
The energy of your governing number, your purpose number and your next best step number are not based on common numerology, but rather connected to the original energy of the Tao (pronounced Dow). The Tao, loosely translated, means your path or your life’s journey and the energy of the primary numbers, one to nine, are connected to the trigrams of the Tao, which are the original building blocks of nature.
The Tao is the natural order of the universe. The Tao keeps the world balanced and flowing. The Tao is your being-ness, your deep knowing that you are more than your physical body and that the purpose of your life on earth is to make a difference. The Tao is related to chi, the essential energy of ‘all’, and the number meanings are connected to this energy.
The energy of the number 1 is connected to the trigram fire and relates to independence and growth. The courage to be yourself, guiding you to the courage to be great.
The energy of the number 2 is connected to the trigram earth and relates to respect and belonging. Loving yourself and sharing your journey with humility.
The energy of the number 3 is connected to the trigram lake and relates to fun and possibilities. Knowing your fullness, looking on the bright side and staying positive.
The energy of the number 4 is connected to the trigram thunder and relates to connecting and service. Establishing healthy connections with others and being of service in an authentic, humble way.
The energy of the number 5 is connected to the trigram heaven and relates to heaven and earth. Bringing heaven to earth and giving and receiving support on life’s journey.
The energy of the number 6 is connected to the trigram water and relates to purpose and meaning. Finding meaning in life and living a life guided by prayer.
The energy of the number 7 is connected to the trigram mountain and relates to faith and trust. Working on spiritual development and learning to trust the world.
The energy of the number 8 is connected to the trigram wind and relates to power and vision. Embracing your personal power and using this to make the lives of others better.
The energy of the number 9 is connected to the tai chi or yin/yang and relates to mastery and guidance. Accepting your inner certainty, giving guidance not direction and letting go of the outcome.
The full understanding of the numbers that you calculate from your date of birth can be found in the book The Tao and SoleNumbers written by Dr. Debra Ford Msc.D. Other number energy found in your birth date includes the Fundamental You group of numbers (awareness, lesson and foundation); the Celebrated You group of numbers (projection and core); the Talented You group of numbers (gift, past and asset).
Dr. Debra is a spiritual philosophy teacher with a doctorate in metaphysical science. All of her work, SolePath, SoleNumbers, SoleFaces and SoleHealing are based on the foundation of the Tao. She is an ordained minister and a member of the American Metaphysical Doctors Association and the Canadian Institute of Metaphysical Ministers.