Archive for July 11th, 2014


Last week’s post gave you a broad overview of the process of calculation used in numerology and some of the ways this practice may be used. This week the focus will be on using numerology as a tool to gain deeper insight into the personal you. Much like astrology, there are certain inherent characteristics that are a “possibility” for your use and development. These “possibilities” present as the specific energy that is surrounding when we are born, named and at other pivotal points during our lives. To review:

“When using names rather than numbers to make a determination, each letter has a numeric value that provides a related cosmic vibration (look at the end of the post for letter values). The sum of the numbers in your birth date and the sum of value derived from the letters in the name provide an interrelation of vibrations. These numbers show a great deal about character, purpose in life, what motivates, and where talents may lie.”

Those who use numerology as a predictive tool use the numbers to determine the best time for major moves and activities in life. Numerology can be used to decide when to invest, when to marry, when to travel, when to change jobs, or relocate and for any other predictive possible outcome about which the querent seeks information.

There are six aspects of your personal numerology that we’ll take a more in depth look at the esoteric meanings of the calculated numbers.

• The Life Path/Lesson
• The Birthday Number
• The Expression Number
• The Soul Urge Number
• Your Inner Dreams Number
• The Personal Year Number

If you find that numerology resonates with you, consider dedicating a journal to this study so you can record our personal information and any impressions, insights or other you may come across as we look at the individual numbers. This, like most esoteric studies (Astrology, Qabalah, etc..), is an ongoing process that unfolds in a series of many years of observation and research. Continued work with the numbers and occasional meditation on the deeper vibratory meanings and essence of each number will yield surprising results that give you a deeper knowledge of your own energetic and vibratory patterns.

To Begin:

• Write out your full birth name (or name you most often are referred to; as in the case of a married woman).
• Write out your birth date

Using my information as example:

Robin Candace Fennelly (nee: Grayson*) * I am using my married surname since it has been my surname for 34 of my 58 years.

Born: February 2.1956

The Life Path or Life Lesson Number
You Are…

The Life Path is the sum of the birth date. This number represents who you are at birth and the native traits that you will carry with you through life. The Life Path describes the nature of this journey through life.

2 + 2 + 1+9+5+6 = 25/2+5 = 7

The Birthday Number
You Have …

The birthday is a supporting influence added to the Life Path. Think of it as a modifier to the Life Path. These are traits that you brought into this life much as with the more important and dominating traits shown by the Life Path. Here is your birthday and the modifying traits shown by it:

2 (the 2nd day of February)


The Expression Number
You Must…..

A number derived from all of the letters in your FULL BIRTH NAME make up what is called the Expression or Destiny number. This is the number that describes the talents and attitudes at your disposal in this lifetime, if you choose to develop and use them. This is sometimes referred to as your potential or destiny. Living up to attributes of this number may not be easy, but it is your goal in the here and now. It is your life’s purpose, spiritual mission, and your field of opportunity.

Use the chart below to determine your Expression Number:
…..1 = A J S
…..2 = B K T
…..3 = C L U
…..4 = D M V
…..5 = E N W
…..6 = F O X
…..7 = G P Y
…..8 = H Q Z
…..9 = I R

R O B IN                               C A N D A C E                          F E N N E L L Y
9+6+2+9+5                     3+1+5+4+1+3+5               6+5+5+5+5+3+3+7
31                   +                          22                      +                        39 =
 92/ 9+2 = 11** A master number


The Soul Urge
You Most Want….

The Soul Urge or as it is sometimes called, the heart’s desire, is an important core influence in numerology. This number is made up from the vowels (a, e, i, o and u) in your full birth name just as it is recorded on your birth certificate.
R O B I N                             C A N D A C E                               G R A Y S O N
6 + 9                                           1 + 1 + 5                                              1 + 6
15                        +                         7                               +                       7 =
 29/ 2+9 = 11**


Your Inner Dreams
You Wish You ……

The sum of the consonants in your name relates to a secret dream, your inner desires, or maybe even fantasies. This number may be so strong in your subconscious that you even project the trait as a personality mask. It is who you wish to become or how you would project yourself in the world, if not for ?????

R O B I N                      C A N D A C E                G R A Y S O N

9 + 2 + 5                           3 + 5+4 + 3                   7+9 + 7+1 + 5
16                   +                    15                   +                 29=
     60/6+0 = 6

**Master Numbers are those that are not reduced. These are the ultimate expression of the core value of the particular number such as 11-22-33-44


The Personal Year Number

This number is calculated using your birth date and the current year. The resultant number gives clue as to how and what energies may present or flow through your year. Knowing this can offer opportunities to refine, transform and embrace those aspects of yourself and your life. For example, my number for this year would be:

2.2 2014
2 + 2 + 2 + 0 + 1 + 4 = 11 **

Don’t forget to write these numbers down in your journal. You will refer back to them.

In the next post:
0 – 9: The Esoteric Meanings of the Numbers

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