2017 - A 10/1 Universal Year
Where do we go from here?
Well, we have made it to the end of 2016, the 9 Universal Year and we are now poised on the brink of a new 9-year cycle and all that it may bring about. 2016 was a tumultuous year in many ways. We saw the passing of many cultural icons as well as the falling away of certain aspects of our collective lives. In America we have seemingly seen the end of civility in the public and political discourse that affects each and every one of us. We may have also experienced the end of our political party system as it was constructed. Sadly, what we did not see was an end to the dis-empowering and negative actions and activities of governments and nations worldwide. If anything, it appears as though some of those actions got worse and which show every indication of worsening even more as we move forward. What we did not see was a move towards more inclusion and acceptance of everyone. We did not see an end to the continuing disenfranchising of so many of those in need throughout the world. If anything, those conditions also deteriorated. In the constant that is the process of Numerology, the 9 is the combination of all the traits and characteristics of the previous 8 numbers (1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8=36=9). As the end of every cycle, 9's job is to take what was accumulated and learned during the previous 9 years and turn around and hand it off to the 1 of the next cycle. It is through this method that wisdom, knowledge, lessons, and more are passed forward into the future. Also passed along are the negative energies and activities that were not discarded in the 9 Year (2016). As I have shared on many occasions, those things that do not serve the greater and higher good of everyone, and that are not discarded, will only exacerbate moving forward. “If you think it was bad before...just wait!”
So, where do we go from here? What lies in store for 2017 and beyond? As with all things in Numerology, there are both positive and negative aspects that can, and will play out. Much will be determined by the actions and re-actions of the greater collective. Much will be determined by how much we resist the de-evolution of our many current situation(s) while working towards creating a more inclusive, accepting, and loving country (and world). Will we rise up and demand more fairness, equality, honesty, and integrity from our countries and our leaders? Or, will the dark, shadow side that was more greatly exposed in 2016 than ever before, become even more powerful and in-our-faces as it continues to game the system for its own benefits and aggrandizement?
On the positive side, 2017 can be a vehicle for greater justice for all. This year can be an initiation period designed to create and foster positive activity for the good of all. The over-arching energy is directed towards greater initiative and independence on a transitional and trans-formative level. The influence of the 1 can bring about greater enterprise in all facets of society and business with new insights and approaches combined with new and radical ideas. This is a period of bold actions, adventures, and new directions driven by originality and foresight. 2017 can birth many new inventions, plans, projects and businesses that are developed to help solve the many ills that plague the world. It is a time of greater creative independent and innovative energies. There can also be greater emphasis on the individuality of people and cultures. The 10/1 has great possibilities for creating a turn for the better. The year can certainly be the start of something new and the innovative ideas and fresh beginnings that come about are an expression of the law of cause and effect. Events that appear accidental or the result of mere chance result from efforts that have already been expended. In this regard, we must hold to the progress made during the previous 9-year cycle and work collectively to improve that which was created. The 10/1 does hold promises of good fortune and a turn for the better along with progress, improvements, and advancements but, as with all things, those things exist at the whim of current events and world leaders. The opportunities afforded us to create and foster a better understanding of circumstances will be revealed through situations and events that transpire. If previous events were properly executed, rewards will be forthcoming. If not, then we can only wait to see what happens and collectively pray that things tend towards a betterment of conditions, and not a worsening. All efforts will be rewarded accordingly. Be on the look-out for the appearance of people who will be our new 'heroes'. Search out those who are authentic and loving. Do not be fooled by the posers and dilettantes. All are people, on both sides of the equation, who can and will dynamically affect the world through their actions. It will behoove us all (and by extension, the world) if we learn to rely upon an intuition that is based in reason. It is only then that we will truly know what to do and we may discover that for which we have been waiting is now on the cusp of arriving.
The 10/1 Universal Year will also bring about changes in governments worldwide. We are all aware of the results of the 2016 presidential election in the USA, an event about which I cautioned in my essay on the 9 Universal Year that was 2016. We are aware of the fact that the USA will be getting a new president and administration beginning January 20th and are already aware of the change in direction that may be in store for our country. The tone has been set for not only the next 9 years but also for the next 36 years (4 cycles of 9). 2016 saw 67 countries worldwide have elections for either leaders, legislatures, or both. 2017 will see another 46 nations hold elections (among them France, Germany, and Iran). That makes 113 out of the 190+ countries in the world changing, or maintaining their governments in the span of two years. What happens in the rest of the world this year will also contribute greatly to the dynamic of the geo-political scene in the coming years. The potential exists for differences that can be settled with previous enemies, settlements brought about by a clear comprehension of the situations and their problems. Most importantly, it may take a spiritual awakening for our true power and brotherhood to be developed and presented. Perhaps we will see something this year that brings pause to everyone and cause a reassessment of our humanity. We must stand firm in our ideals and our purpose. The 10/1 Universal Year will usher in a new era of events that will definitely affect and lay the groundwork for the world, as we move forward into the 3rd decade of the 21st Century.
On the negative side of the ledger for 2017 are conditions and energies that can truly be harmful to the world and its people. The year certainly holds the seeds for the beginning of changes, upheavals, and dissension. We must definitely be on guard, and protect ourselves against tyranny exercised by governments and leaders. We could see an increase in the weaknesses of some rulers and governments coupled with a corresponding rise in the strength of strongmen, demagogues, and dictators. In a year in which we need to strive for greater balance in all things and for all people, we could very well see the polar opposite creating conditions that greatly exacerbate and deteriorate structures that are currently in place to help people. We may have front-row seats for what is viewed as mischievous antagonism in both politics and discourse. Clinging to the past, intentionally moving to dismantle the progress of the past 70 years, and stubbornly resisting and blocking any progressive innovation meant to improve life for people may not only be a normal course of action, it will also work to effectively and dynamically change the uneasy alliance between governments and their citizens.
2017 is not a time to be putting off important decisions. It is not a time for procrastination. It is not a year for stalling and delaying necessary new legislation designed to help and not hurt people. If failures and losses become endemic we must all come to terms with the understanding that it is the result of previous efforts and endeavors and the way energy was used and put forth. Not that fixed opinions, stubbornness, or being too opinionated are ever good or useful, but the 10/1 energy of the year makes these attitudes and positions even worse than they can normally be. Additionally, we must be very aware of any tendencies towards overdoing and exaggerating any particular needs and desires. We must call out our lawmakers and legislators and remind them that they work for us and that the purpose of their job is to govern 'for the people' and not 'for their own agendas and backers'. It is extremely important that we all make certain that our voices are heard...individually and collectively. To stay silent is to give approval.
We are entering a new era and, in the United States, the dynamic is somewhat similar to what happened after the presidential election of 1980. As I wrote in my essay about 2016, a 9 Universal Year, the last presidential election held in the US in a 9 Universal Year was 1980 and that gave us Reagan and the ensuing 36 years of the attempted, and sometimes successful dismantling of worker protections, regulations, and the social safety net that so many rely upon while increasing the power of corporations and military-related industries. 1980 was a 18/9 Universal Year and 2016 was a 9 Universal Year, so there are some differences in the overall energy that was exercised. What was similar was the underlying 9 energy. So, with that being said, we must exercise great caution and we must hold our leaders accountable as we move forward. If we are not careful, America could take another hard turn to the right and our country as we currently know it could be dramatically altered.
The 20th century was filled with 19/1 Universal Years with only 1900 being a 10/1, the beginning of a new century. So far in the 21st century, we have had one 10/1 Year, 2008. And now, we have our second with 2017. Looking forward, we have a 10/1 Universal Year happening again in 2026, 2035, 2044, 2053, 2062, 2071, and 2080. For the first eighty years of this first half-century, the world will have a transitional/transformational year every 9 years. It's as if the Universe is giving us an opportunity to continually reset until we get to where we need to be. 10 is a Karmic number and it relates to an experience that has been chosen on the path and it cannot be avoided. Transitional and transformational in the realm of the individual and individuality, it is a continuation of the turning point axis of 2016/9 and 2017/10/1. This is a year that is a combination of all the lessons from the previous years, 1-9 and with it comes the challenge to put into balanced application conditions that are for the good of all mankind. As we move forward, we will be made to be quite aware of the fact that the only constant is change.
In the Tarot, 10 is The Wheel of Fortune and represents among other things, rotation and cyclicity. Everything is in the process of change; with change being the only constant. It can also indicate luck, a turn for the better, a new cycle, and innovative ideas resulting from past experiences. We are entering an initiation period in which decisions of great importance are made.
In the constant that is the Universal cycles of 9, as in basic Numerology, 9 is the combination of all the traits and characteristics of the previous 8 numbers (1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8=36=9). As the end of every cycle, 9's job is to take what was accumulated and learned during the 9 years and turn around and hand it off to the 1 of the next cycle. It is through this method that wisdom, knowledge, lessons, and more are passed forward into the future. Also passed along are the negative energies and activities that were not discarded in the 9 Year (2016). As I have shared on many occasions, those things that do not serve the greater and higher good of everyone, and that are not discarded, will only exacerbate moving forward. “If you think it was bad before...just wait!”
In conclusion, I am personally quite unsure what 2017 will bring about. I know what the numbers say, and in that information I have great faith, yet because each number has both positive and negative aspects, we must individually and collectively make a decision as to on which side of the ledger we wish to reside. It can be a year of many new beginnings. A year that holds within its bosom a wonderful opportunity to make the world a better place. This is a year that is filled with great potential for wonderful things. It holds the possibilities for many great and beneficial events taking place which could have a great and positive impact on the world and its citizens. Conversely, 2017 also holds the potential to turn onto something that future generations will look back at in horror and disbelief. The continuing rise of right-wing governments does not bode well. The move towards greater authoritarianism should frighten everyone. I caution everyone reading this to take the time to educate yourself on the facts of events. Do not just sit back and take someone's word for something...especially if it sounds too good to be true. Beware the false prophets and charlatans selling you a bill of goods that includes unrealistic goals and messianic musings of greatness and grandeur. 2017 is a year to take back your personal power. It is a year to rise up and speak up loudly and consistently about injustice, inequality, and unfairness. The underlying 1 of the 10/1 Year is about the individual. For the world, it provides the opportunity to begin anew and for the collective to be positively affected, then with that in mind it is imperative that each and every one of us do our part in making this a better world.
It is my great wish that goodness and light become the prevailing attributes and attitudes of our world. Hold the light for yourself and do whatever you can to make sure it is passed forward. Be the global citizen you wish everyone could be. Connect to your source. Connect to Mother Earth. Connect to whatever it is that gives you your strength and conviction. Do not back down from adversity. And, stand up to oppression. The chances that we miss in 2017 may not come around again for another 9 years and by that time, it could be too late.
Blessings of Love & Light
Michael John Fierro
There is an old adage that a country gets the government it deserves. Has America reaped the results of centuries of bigotry, hatred, greed, and disenfranchisement with the results of the 2016 election? Sadly, in many ways I personally believe we did. I know that many are upset yet I believe we must allow this to play out. There are huge lessons to be learned here and there are reasons that things followed the course that they did. My perspective is this:
Donald Trump is a caricature of the absolute worst of an overly narcissistic person who is the more-than-willing recipient of the adulation of an overly curious-about-others culture that reveres wealth and power more than the personal well-being of everyone involved in society. And, he is that caricature WRIT LARGE! He is the epitome of our short-attention span culture that glorifies some of the worst of our society through reality TV and other mediums. Facebook and other social media platforms have made everyone a 'celebrity' and too many are swept away by the images they seek out and the unrealistic images they believe they want to be. The profane and absurd are raised on pedestals and worshiped. It is acceptable to be rude and disrespectful because that's what people see on TV. The healthy images and role-models are lost in a shitstorm of self-serving celebrity. America showed me that it isn't ready for a change away from the old, patriarchal, white-dominated ways with which we have lived since our birth as a nation.
We had an opportunity to move in a more humane and progressive fashion. In a way that would have insured that every citizen and person living in this country would have been afforded basic things that would help them move upward in society. And, the system made sure we were not afforded that true opportunity.
We had an opportunity to move towards the matriarchal society that is coming and away from the misogyny and male-power dominated culture in which we live. And, we were fearfully and angrily driven away from it in a fashion that was all too familiar and far too out-of-date.
So, we end up with what we have.
Should we despair? Perhaps, but only temporarily. Should we be angry? Yes, if that's the way you choose to go, but make certain that anger is channeled into action and participation. Should we make certain that we stand up and be heard? Without a doubt. Raise your voice. Participate if by no other means than regularly calling your legislators' offices and letting them know when you are not happy with how they are conducting THE PEOPLE'S BUSINESS.
Personally, I believe that this whole thing may implode under its own weight of greed, chicanery, lies, and misdirection. If there is not enough LOVE to fill the void when it does implode then we are in for an extremely rough haul. Because any ensuing chaos will be driven by Hate and Fear. And we all know the type of adversaries they can be, more often than not through our own personal life experiences, personal circumstances, and lives. If one is aware of their environment, it will also be seen by observing the world around you moving throughout the year. 2017 is a year with great potential. But the course that we follow must be true and driven by love. And compassion. And consideration. And understanding. And, most important of all, an overwhelming desire to bridge the gap of differences and strive towards living together in harmony. With each other and with the planet.
The 1 represents the Individual. Independence. Ideas. Initiative. All those words begin with “I”. Ask yourself: What will I do to bring about the necessary change?
I wish everyone the very best of 2017. Do your part to make it a good year. If you don't. You lose your right to complain...about anything.
Blessings of Love & Light
Happy New Year.
© 2016 Michael John Fierro. Redistribution with permission from the author.
The United States: 20/2 Personal Year
On July 4, 2016, the United States entered its 20/2 Personal Year. In the 9 Universal Year* that is 2016, this number holds even more significance. This Universal Year is a year of endings and turning points. As a nation, the decisions we make and actions that we take, are going to have a major impact on where we go as a country moving forward. Wrong turns and wrong behavior will only serve to amplify, magnify and exacerbate the many problems that face our nation and we could see things worsen in ways that may be hard to comprehend as I write this. The other side of that equation is that things can improve if the decisions that are made and actions that are taken are things that include everyone and truly serve to improve the conditions of the common good.
And, that is why the characteristics and identifying factors of the America's 20/2 Personal Year become even more important. Being a year of turning points, decisions, awareness, adaptability, and reconstruction, the driving and dominant forces should be ones of harmony and co-operation.
During the course of this 20/2 Personal Year, the United States must begin giving serious thought to our current situations and then using that information to help us create plans for moving forward. This is a year that has great potential to be transitional in the realm of seeing both sides of all situations and then finding the ways in which we can work together to resolve our problems and differences. By weighing all the facts and details we will be better equipped to bring about a consciousness that is inclusive of a new awareness. An awareness that will help overcome difficulties. Harmony is a key word in this dynamic and it is imperative that we come together as a nation in bringing it about. We should all be working for the common good of bigger and better things that promote harmonious relationships between people. During this transitional, and possibly trans-formative year, we must be decisive in our thoughts and actions and we must follow through on those decisions. If we do not do so, we run the risk of increased restlessness and uneasiness.
Another aspect of this 20/2 Year is the possibility of sudden events that will require turning point decisions. We must heed the events that are dramatic and/or traumatic in nature for these will be the times that afford us the greatest opportunities to bring about positive and long-term changes in our country and society. This year is a time that requires new thoughts, feelings and actions. We must train ourselves to see and be aware of the alternatives while considering the pros and cons of various situations. As a nation we will be afforded the chance to learn about ourselves as a nation and how adaptable we are, or can be. With the underlying 2 energy of the year, this is a time when a stronger female energy may take center stage, not to replace the dominant male energy, but to show us that what is required is a symbiotic relationship between the male and the female in order to create a more balanced, compassionate and tolerant environment that will enable us to move forward towards a new and more all-encompassing paradigm.
The period of time from July 4, 2016 until July 3, 2017 has great potential to be a period of growth for our nation. The seeds of our future are germinating and looking to take root so the country must all learn to use the energies of the period wisely. This is a time for fine-tuning the plans to bring cohesiveness and unity back to the forefront of our political and societal dialogues. We should not resist the need for change. Instead, we must become more adaptable and re-introduce common sense into our thoughts and actions. During the course of this year we may be afforded many opportunities for increased spiritual insights and and overall enlightenment. The 20/2 Personal Year is a time for revelations and a spiritual awakening that assists us in bringing forth new plans, purposes and ambitions. In Numerology, the 2 also represents duality, the male/female, yin/yang energy of life. The time is ripe for us to bring about greater balance in all that we do and to insure that everyone is included while we work to eliminate the inequalities and inequities of our current situation.
On the global stage, the United States must become a more active mediator and go-between in helping to resolve the problems that beset every corner of the globe. Again, harmony is a key word and a useful dynamic in solving the problems. It is incumbent upon us as a nation to work towards bringing about greater co-operation between nations. We need to diligently work for the goal of fostering peace proposals and peace treaties wherever, and whenever possible. This energy of the 20/2 Personal Year is conducive for creating multiple collaborations of ideas in both politics and industry. This is a time during which we should strengthen friendships while working with others and not going it alone. Each and every one of us need to work for the common good of bigger things that have their roots in harmonious relationships between people.
The negative side of the 20/2 energy engenders apathy and indifference by our leaders in both politics and industry. If not properly exercised the negative 2 will bring about vacillation over important decisions that will impact us all. We must also be aware of the potential for making careless and costly mistakes in politics and industry. In other words, should we not find a way to correct our course, we will be relegated to an increased exacerbation of our current ills and, in this author's opinion, this will only bring about greater divisions and unrest. All of which will lead to greater upset and the great potential of increasing schisms in the realm of race and religion.
The 20/2 Personal Year for the United States comes with a 2 Challenge for the year. The 2 Challenge is the Challenge of co-operation and sensitivity. As a nation we must work to develop and enhance the qualities of courtesy, consideration and patience. We must learn to deal with, and have extensive dialogue around the topics of hurt feelings, jealousy, xenophobia, bigotry and the fear of those people who may be 'different' from us, while also learning to handle the situations that can be caused by the lack of patience and tolerance. It is these very conditions that must be handled that will continue to stifle any positive interactions and movements in these areas. Tact and diplomacy must be learned while we also learn to be thoughtful, obedient, devoted, and generous. As a nation of individuals, we must each learn to be ourselves while in the company of others and simultaneously allowing others the same latitude. We must all beware of a tendency to become a 'doormat' for others, brought on by our inability or unwillingness to speak up for ourselves. And, speaking up for ourselves means that everyone's voice has equal weight and bearing in the conversations.
During the period of time that covers our election in November, the Challenge is a 5. This is the Challenge of learning the value and meaning of freedom and balance. This Challenge cautions against the abuse of freedom and urges the country to learn to use freedom correctly. Adjustment and change are two key words, and has been evidenced many times over the past few decades, the country seems to possess a fear of change. The world is changing. Our country is changing, and this election will be extremely important in determining whether we will move forward into a new future, or recklessly hold onto a past that has exceeded its 'use by' date. Opportunities for change will be presented and if refused, the associated circumstances will become more and more dramatic and frequently lead to situations where there will be no choice in the matter…. changes will have to be made. The key here is to develop the element of curiosity and learn to explore outside the artificial parameters that have been set. We must learn to adjust to change easily and discard what is not useful in life. The 5 Challenge will also indicate restrictions on freedom. BALANCE and FOCUS are key words with the 5 challenge.
Blessings of love and light!
Michael John Fierro
APRIL 2014 – A UNIVERSAL 11/2 MONTH in a 7 UNIVERSAL YEAR
April is an 11/2 Universal Month which indicates there may be an increase in activities by churches and religions as well as an uptick in other spiritual or metaphysical pursuits. All forms of belief systems may show an increase in followers and people looking for answers to life's questions. In the arena of psychic, intuitive and alternative beliefs, there may be a greater interest in what they have to offer. Followers of various belief systems make take strides to improve the overall situations in the world. This may be the month where concrete steps are taken by the catholic church to move beyond its scandals and negativity and move in the direction of a more benevolent, tolerant and forgiving institution. There is great potential that inspirations can come forth to benefit the greater good. An 11/2 is a favorable time for religious and/or philosophical study as well as the sharing of thoughts, concepts, ideas and ideals. This month can also be a time of spiritual innovation with a greater tendency towards altruism and philanthropy. Wisdom with the purpose of the uplifting of humanity, coupled with revelations and visions can easily propagate positive action and forward movement. April will also be a good time to experiment with new ideas. Because of the duality of the 11, this month may also be a time of tests and challenges in different facets of life and living. This would also apply to things of a global or geo-political nature. It could also bring about a greater interest, or spotlight on things in the world of the arts and artistic endeavors. An 11/2 brings about opportunities for accomplishments in many things (especially in the realm of spirituality, religion and the arts). There is also a need to bring about balance and equity in matters of importance to the masses. Many positive results can be brought about through meditation and teaching.
On the negative side of the energy there is great caution against fanaticism and smugness. Indifference on the part of leaders (both religious and national) will foster more dissension and upset in people. The energy of the 7 Universal Year can certainly lead to greater scrutiny of our leaders with more questions being asked and demanding answers. The 11 not manifested at its highest vibration can create situations in which people are taken advantage of by others while staying silent.
Since this 11/2 month takes place in a 7 Universal Year, the over-arching energy should be one of connecting with your inner self and asking questions...not only of yourself, but of all manner of things that affect your life in the realm of government, finance and more. This is a year in which answers should be forthcoming and those that are hidden must be brought into the light of day. Each individual should use their own intuition and insights to discern for themselves and upon uncovering answers, turn around and share them with your community and the public as a whole.
© Michael John Fierro, 2014
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2014-A Universal 7 Year
2014, being a Universal 7 Year will bring about a greater reflection on the past so that we may learn how to improve upon it and build for the future. The SEVEN calls for a deeper analysis of situations with greater thought and consideration given to the beliefs and actions which we hold. This is a year for visualizing the future through more research and investigation to better understand the 'why' of things. We must work to engender a calm and steady approach in guiding the course of action. In many instances, people will be looking to master and perfect that which they do, using the lessons of the past as a foundation for improvements in the future, as opposed to beginning new projects and starting from scratch. It will be this type of belief system and attitude that will lead to legislation for national improvement. Patriotism may take on new and deeper meaning without the partisan divide of “...you're either with us, or against us”. 2014 could see an increase in the growth of the GNP of nations around the world and financial improvement is a very strong possibility.
2014 may also bring about a greater interest in nature, farming and agriculture as people work to strengthen their connection with Mother Earth and look to become more contemplative and reflective on the inter-connectedness of life. This could lead to a stronger trend toward conservation and the ecology as people show greater interest and concern. As SEVEN is an 'internal' number we will find that the infrastructure demands greater attention, especially with projects that involve water (supply, delivery, treatment and safety). At long last, we may find a more contemplative and reflective tone being expressed in the media as a more philosophical and metaphysical view of the world and world events becomes more commonplace. 2014 may also bring about more interest in the areas of religion, spirituality, metaphysics, mystical teachings and the occult as people look to better understand themselves and the world and universe in which they live. This may also bring about an increase and awareness of psychic phenomenon and abilities. Many may find inspiration, guidance and knowledge through dreams, intuition, and the awareness and use of previously unknown personal abilities in the intuitive realm. Because of the SEVEN's association with mathematics and science, this year may also provide great advances and discoveries in those worlds as well as in the world of medicine. Overall in societies around the world, we may experience an increase in writing, teaching and the desire to learn which will lead to a greater interest in education and possible improvements and changes in the structures of how we teach and learn. 2014 should also bring about a greater focus on health and well-being both individually and collectively. On the seventh day God rested and in 2014 there may be a collective and individual desire to re-charge, re-assess and re-direct the energies.
On the negative side 2014 may see a rise in satire and sarcasm in the media and the arts as cynicism and a lack of trust maturate in the minds of populations around the world. Close attention must be paid to the movement and actions that took place in 2012 and 2013 as unresolved, festering conditions could again lead to wars although these wars may be more along the lines of civil wars (the American Civil War began in 1861 after years of conflict and dispute around the issue of slavery). If continued discovery of deceptions and malfeasance are brought to light, we may see a sharp increase in the doubting the trustworthiness of our leaders. These conditions could easily lead to a worldwide increase in fear and fear-mongering. It is these conditions that could lead to revolutions and once again, political assassinations. The more negative the environment of governments and their relation to their citizens the more likely we are to see the beginning of radical political movements. Controversy could be a hallmark of much of what transpires as increasingly, actions are taken to 'muddy the waters' of understanding and truth. 2014 could also see an increase in worldwide health problems especially in conditions involving water. As the SEVEN has a potential shadow side, caution must be taken to avoid deceptive business practices. Societal conditions may also lead to a rise in addictions and addictive-type behaviors. Also, the 7's relation with water may be an indicator of increased flooding throughout the world.
In conclusion, the energy of the SEVEN of 2014 must be correctly directed in a positive, life-affirming and beneficial way for everyone. The great potential of higher consciousness, increased education, and greater awareness on the part of both the individual and the collective can go a long way in circumventing and overcoming any problems that may arise. People actively striving to re-connect themselves to our planet, while living in greater harmony with the planet and one another will assist in raising the vibration for all. Much of this growth and awareness will be based upon seeking knowledge, applying that knowledge constructively, and living with a greater degree of spirituality. It is through these efforts that we can do great things, and make great progress in healing.
© 2013 - Michael John Fierro - Unauthorized reproduction or reprinting is prohibited without written consent by the author
DECEMBER, 2013 – A Universal 18/9 Month
December, 2013 is an 18/9 Universal Month. This is the final month of the current 6 Universal Year, and is appropriately, a 9 Month...a month of endings and taking inventory. This is significant when one considers that 2014 is a 7 Universal Year and it will be necessary for the world to take stock of what has happened during the year so that it can move forward towards better understanding and self-awareness on all levels. With that in mind, December can be a month during which many projects are successfully terminated and moves are taken to curtail inefficient practices in both government and business. Efficiency experts may be called upon to improve and streamline procedures and policies and as a result, we may see the elimination of unnecessary personnel in various facets of public and private endeavors. Inventories of all types will be undertaken as people, businesses and governments look to shed that which no longer works for the greater, and personal good. This may also be a time during which we see an increasing movement of people as a result of changes and adjustments being made. In the business world, there may be an increase in the buying and selling, or merging of businesses for the purpose of increasing profits or efficiency in operations. The 9 Month is a favorable time to finish things while at the same time, working to eliminate that which is not useful, or purposeful. It is important to remember that situations, conditions and programs that are built on strong foundations will endure, while those that are weak will disappear. The 9 Month can be a time of progress, and to move forward from a position of strength increases the likelihood of successes. It should be remembered that the 9 energy is not an energy that is particularly conducive to beginning new projects, so it would be best to give great thought and consideration to things and postpone moving forward until January (an 8 Universal Month).
As we enter the holiday season, the 9 Universal Month is a time for the enjoyment of friends and family, gift-giving, and doing kindnesses for others. With its characteristics of humanitarianism, philanthropy, benevolence, selflessness and altruism, the 9 energy of December is the perfect time to reflect on the brotherhood of man while understanding and participating in the idea that we are all in this together, and the welfare of one affects the welfare of all. The 18/9 indicates this month to be a time during which healing forces are at work beneath the surface so this would be a good time for everyone, everywhere, to take some time to reflect on the health of our world while giving consideration to what you, the individual, can do to improve the world in which we live. Keep in mind that this month can be a time of evolutionary growth and development as the 9 represents the “all”, and it is the “all” that must be the dominant, driving force in the affairs of businesses, governments, and individuals.
Also, during a 9 Universal Month, public personalities can be quite prominent (even more so than usual) and in a very positive fashion, these individuals could use their fame to foster and promote good through their words and actions. December may also see the passing of prominent people who are held in high estem in the eyes of others.
On the negative side, December may also be a time of tragedy in the world. Considering the worldwide weather and natural events that have devastated the world in 2013, we may see a dramatic end to the year. Geo-political and national strife in countries may also culminate this month in additional tragic events that increase the suffering and pain of innocent people caught in the conflicts. An increase in conflict and/or arguments between parties of opposing views can also result in additional tragedy befalling people. In the world of business, December may also bring about fluctuating stock markets, creating more turmoil in the world of money and business.
Since 9 can be an energy of endings, we may also see an increase in the ending of relationships, friendships, and marriages
As we end 2013, the 9 energy of the month provides everyone with a chance to reflect on your personal life, and an opportunity to take an inventory of your life. Check off those things that no longer serve you, and by extension, the greater good and work towards eliminating the conditions and situations that are past their expiration date. Move forward towards self-improvement and enhancing the world at large through an expansion of your humanitarianism, philanthropy, and consideration of the family of which you are a part...the family of man and the entire world.
I wish each of you the very best of the holiday season and an improvement in all that you do and experience on every level of your life.
Blessings of Love and Light! Let your numbers be your guide.
NOVEMBER, 2013 – A UNIVERSAL 17/8 MONTH
November, a 17/8 Universal Month, can be a fortunate and beneficial time. The month can be a time of good fortune, and the energy of the month can be used to create benefits from actions. Following the meditative 7 energy of October, it is time to move forward towards accomplishment and gain. This is month during which a need to unify and work together can be paramount. Using our gifts of spirit and exercising the exchange of giving and receiving will go a long way towards smoothing out troubled waters and creating a better sense of brotherhood. This is a month for re-evaluation and consideration of the elements of power and authority. The time is favorable for purposeful, directed activity and we must remember that positive thought = positive actions/results.
In the world of business, November can be a time during which business and public affairs turn profitable. The promise of a better and brighter day is upon us. Opportunities exist for commercial growth and expansion with plans being put into action that create an environment that can breed success. The energy of the 8 can be very good for business, money, finances and possibly business mergers. Good business decisions can result in progress and profitability and an improvement in business and financial matters. The 8 represents (among other things) the law of return and the law of attraction. That which is put forth during November will bring a return of like energy and vibration. The time is ripe for the proper use of talents that may result in money, gifts, advancements, promotions and assistance being the rewards. It is very important to remember that what is put out will be returned (being it either positive or negative) so being truthful, forthright and honest will result in good things happening.
On the negative side of the 17/8 if caution is not exercised, disruptions of projects and enterprises can happen. There could be an increase in bankruptcies due to financial chicanery or mismanagement and there could be an increase in legal actions due to improper business or financial activities. This is also a month in which there is an uptick in crime as the negative 8 can very much be a criminal mindset. With the recent disruptions in government and the resulting ripple effects, caution must be taken that actions taken during the month of November are positive with the goal of betterment and improvement in all aspects of life. As we enter the final months of the Universal 6 Year of 2013, it must be remembered that responsibility and service to others, in actions that benefit the greater good, are essential components of our existence.
Be certain that you, the individual, do your part to create a better world for everyone (and yourself). I wish everyone the very best in all your endeavors.
Blessings of Love & Light
Michael John Fierro
Numerology in Education – Can It Be Beneficial?
One of very first things I recognized when I was initially introduced to Numerology in 1984, was the powerful accuracy of this ancient esoteric science. I was deeply impressed by the depth and insights that could be provided by an accurate numerological profile. As I pursued my study and use of this modality, I came to realize that this relatively unknown science could be of great benefit in many facets of everyday life. Whether being used for greater self-understanding, greater understanding of those in our lives, or better understanding of our inter-personal relationships, Numerology has something to offer in a simple and easy-to- understand fashion. Something that can go a long way towards helping people in their everyday lives. More importantly (and this is something I have been advocating for many years), Numerology could become a powerful tool in the educational system.
I have been incredibly fortunate to have worked with thousands of clients throughout the years and it is gratifying to watch someone gain the understanding and acceptance of themselves through the use of Numerology. One of the goals of my work has always been to assist in an individual's growth. Numerology can pinpoint talents, abilities, strengths, weaknesses, lessons and challenges and it is the combination of these facets that collectively creates the understanding, acceptance, and ultimately, the taking of responsibility by the individual. One of the other goals of my work is to introduce Numerology into the mainstream in such a way that it does not lose its integrity. In the world of education, this could be invaluable. Imagine if the schools to which we send our children, were also able to pinpoint these attributes in the students and then work accordingly to better understand, and by extension, educate them more effectively.
I have always found it ironic that schools embrace the teachings of Pythagoras (generally considered to be the 'father of Numerology') through mathematics (who doesn't remember learning the Pythagorean theory in geometry?), music and in many ways, the structure of school, yet they totally discount his work with numbers in the form of Numerology. And, in my opinion, they are missing out on a golden opportunity to better understand and help their students. It is my understanding that the Myers/Briggs test is often used to evaluate students. While that is good in that it provides a personality type and some level of insight into who they are, Numerology, on the other hand, not only provides the type, it can also explain the 'whys' of behavior. And, once one understands the 'why', they can work more effectively in teaching and helping. Throughout the years, I have had numerous occasions in which I was able to inform a parent of the potential of what is considered ADD/ADHD behavior in their child. I have gone so far as to tell them to expect to hear from their child's school that their child has one of these 'conditions'. This statement was always confirmed as having already happened. I can see the ADD behavior in a preponderance of 5 energy in a child. Too much 5 energy will create an extremely curious, restless, and easily bored child. This is a child with a quick mind who picks things up quickly. Considering that a lesson is begun on Monday and finished on Friday, what does one expect of a child who 'gets it' in the first couple of days? The child will begin to drift and look for other things to occupy his mind, and many times this can lead to the child becoming a distraction as he attempts to amuse himself. In my opinion, rather than punishing this child, or labeling him or her and then prescribing medication, might not that child be better served through engaging in a curriculum that satiates his curiosity? Might not that child be better served if attention were paid to his or her particular interests and desires? I feel that all too often, the easy path of medicating and isolating these children is detrimental in a way that needn't be. Through the use of Numerology, this child could be properly identified and treated accordingly. The active and curious child could be provided activities and studies that keep him engaged and interested in his education.
In other instances, I have identified the person who comes out of an alcoholic or addictive family environment (this can be accomplished through the Challenge portion of Numerology). In the case of the addiction scenario, the 7 Challenge is the indicator of not only coming from that home life, it can also be a strong indicator of the possibility of that child falling into addictive behavior. It is rare that the child of an alcoholic begins to act up until they reach their teen years, at which point it might be difficult to overcome the behavioral issues. Just imagine if little Johnny could be identified as having an extremely high probability of coming from the addictive home. Efforts could then be taken immediately upon his entering the educational system to circumvent and overcome the impending behavior. Other conditions that can be identified through the Challenge numbers are: trouble with authority (1); impatience and lack of tolerance or sensitivity to others (2); issues of self-expression or self-esteem (3); control issues and the possibility of a physical reaction towards others (4); sexual abuse/molestation or a tendency towards overindulging in pleasures of the senses (5); coming from a broken home or a home in which other forms of abuse take place, e.g. verbal, physical, emotional, etc (6); or, a home in which anger and rage are a strong part of they dynamic (8). With recognition of these conditions as soon as possible, then educators and school counselors (as well as parents) could more effectively work with students with the goal being one of the ability to assist in overcoming these conditions in a way that creates long-term benefits to the child.
There are other portions of a numerological profile that can also assist in the realm of teaching a child. Strong talents and abilities can be emphasized and encouraged. Weaknesses in areas of characteristics and personality could be strengthened because focus could be placed upon these particular areas with the goal of improvement. The creative child could be encouraged to use their creativity. The curious child could be encouraged to use his curiosity in a positive manner. The deep-thinker could be encouraged to use his intellect to further his education in different facets of their schooling. The bully could be taught to be compassionate, tolerant and sensitive to others. The aggressive child could be taught to channel that aggressiveness into something positive such as athletics. The list of potential positives that can be gained is extensive and the benefits to the child and to society as a whole, are numerous.
I realize that our current educational system has many problems, none of which can be easily solved. Yet, if molding young children into productive and active members of society is an ultimate goal, then anything that can assist in that pursuit should be given consideration. I strongly advocate for Numerology to be given a long and detailed look as a one way to accomplish those goals. If you doubt the veracity of my claim, I encourage you to see for yourself, either through a private session with me, or by scheduling me to come speak to your group or organization about Numerology. The proof is in the demonstration!
You know your name(s)...look up your numbers!
Let your numbers be your guide.
Michael John Fierro
© 2013, Michael John Fierro
OCTOBER 2013- A UNIVERSAL 7 MONTH
With the 7 vibration being the over-riding energy of October, this will be a month in which reflections on self and life play a big part in what happens. October is a single-digit 7 month which indicates that the pure energy of the 7 will be strongly in force. This is a time during which people, and the world, should take a deep breath and slow down a bit. Collectively, we should all be taking a step back to reflect on what has happened and what can happen, while analyzing that which has, and is taking place. October can be a month in which work is undertaken that will improve and perfect plans already in force. Using mental processes and discipline, we will be able to move forward in a more thoughtful and insightful way. The areas of self-improvement, nature, conservation, science, inventions, learning, religions and the spiritual journey are all areas that may be highlighted during the month. Many will receive inspiration through their dreams, visions and the use of intuition. With its emphasis on the inner-self this can be a time during which people can become more receptive and in-tune with their surroundings and their lives while taking steps to improve the conditions of their lives (and by extension, the lives of the greater collective). The 7 is also a representation of a greater mental and emotional energy being in play. This could result in a greater tendency to giving increased thought and feeling into decisions that impact the greatest number of people. Greater emphasis and thought may also be exercised in the realms of nature and conservation. It is possible that the topic of climate change will be moved a bit more into the limelight as people become increasingly aware of the ongoing changes and the adverse effect they are having on the lives of so many people.
In the world of money and finance, October is a month that calls for some restraint with finances although conditions will continue to move towards an overall improvement and a trend towards greater prosperity and financial stability. Businesses may also find they have a greater liquidity factor that can help with the overall improvement (especially if money is put back into business as opposed to being used to benefit business owners). The 7 energy is a good time for studying, planning, researching and inventing and October can be a fertile ground for the sprouting of new ideas and thought patterns that again, work towards improving the greater good.
On the seventh day, god rested, and so it is during a period of 7 energy. This is a time for resting and paying attention to issues surrounding health and well-being. Caution needs to be exercised in the world of health and healthcare as some new, and previously unknown malady may be found moving to center stage. This condition may be discovered as a result of increased research and analysis of existing data. Conditions are quite supportive of research and analysis playing a big part in increasing knowledge of things of a scientific and medical nature. Because of the 'rest aspect' of the 7, October would be a good time for the world to take a collective deep breath while simultaneously working towards finding solutions to existing conditions and problems.
On the negative side of the 7 month, we may see an increase in the lack of co-operation between opposing sides in many different facets of politics, government and ideologies. Because of the secretive and deceptive side of the 7, instances of fraud, irresponsibility, and lying may be displayed and/or uncovered. Caution is to be taken in all affairs as there may be hidden details that are brought into play. People must also be on the look-out for mischief making and interference in the affairs of others. It is incumbent upon all to not take things at face value but instead to actively question leaders and people in power about their motivations and reasons for doing things.
The important part of the 7 month is that everyone takes the time to rest and reflect on their lives and their part as a piece of the greater collective. Study, research, analyze and consider your feelings and thoughts on all things and take whatever steps you, as an individual, can take to make improvements in your own, personal world and by extension, the entire world. For what one does affects everyone. Within the context of the current 6 Universal Year, greater responsibility must be taken to insure that the greater good is considered in all activities and actions. Beneficial service to others and the planet is essential in creating a world that provides for everyone.
Blessings of Love & Light
Michael John Fierro
SEPTEMBER 2013 – A UNIVERSAL 15/6
With its emphasis on home, family and service to others, the 15/6 Universal Month energy of September can be a month in which these concepts receive greater attention on both a personal and global level. This is a month during which people may be required to show a greater degree of responsibility in their homes, jobs, communities and their relationships with one another. The 6 energy of the month may bring about continuing improvements in issues around the economy and finances and there may be a greater emphasis on materialism. Money may flow more easily than it has and we may see general improvements in various facets of life. This is a time for problem solving and creating greater balance, especially in issues around home, family, health and education. An increased emphasis on domestic and community matters can bring about a greater focus on local and national levels surrounding issues that affect the all.
People and institutions may discover that by making radical lifestyle changes, opportunities may abound that result in changes in long-held and accepted views. New ideas and concepts can create an easing of tensions as well as a dissipation of old fears. With that in mind, it is important that individuals look beyond the surface of things to better comprehend that which they are observing. A level of discernment will go a long way in providing deep understandings that can take root while providing a deeper, inner knowing.
Because the negative side of the 15/6 energy can bring about a rise in dishonesty, fraud and irresponsibility it is incumbent upon people to pay attention to, and focus on those areas in which these conditions are prevalent. September is a great time for a raising of the community and the national conscience that can result in a greater compassion and tolerance in areas of upset or discord. Demanding the truth from those who serve us can create a better understanding and balance in areas of government and business, especially in those areas that directly affect home and family life. Maintaining order in all systems and fixing those things that are in need of adjustment or overhaul, will also add to the general welfare and common good of the people. Particular attention may be needed in the fields of medicine and health. Another topic that could demand greater attention and concern is the issues surrounding our food and food supply. It is possible that the continuing debate over GMOs and the control of our food sources by a handful of large corporations will move further onto center stage. In any area of concern experienced by the individual, it would be advantageous to add your voice to the dialogue. Individually we may be drowned out...collectively we possess great power in asking for greater transparency and consideration of our desires. People must learn to channel their emotions on these subjects into actionable behavior, especially in holding our leaders to their position(s) as our voices in the process.
Since 2013 is a Universal 6 Year, the 15/6 energy of the Universal 6 Month is reinforced and amplified and conditions are primed for a greater sense of service to others. We must all keep in mind the bigger picture of a global community and work towards the improvement of conditions for all, wherever one may live. Get out there and make your contribution.
Blessings of Love and Light!
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GEORGE ZIMMERMAN: WHO IS HE? THE STORY BEHIND THE PERSON
Recently, the news has been filled with stories about the tragic shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, in Sanford FL. Much has been written and talked about regarding the events leading up to, and culminating in Martin's death. The trial of Zimmerman ended in an acquittal. As a Numerologist, I am interested in George Michael Zimmerman, the person. What makes him tick? Could he be capable of killing someone? What might drive him to act in such an aggressive fashion? Is he capable of being an individual driven by fear/hate/racism and by his own idea of what is right or wrong? This profile of him will provide insight into what makes George Zimmerman tick and what may have been behind his actions on that fateful night.
In a numerological profile, I put emphasis on the Challenges (the issues in life as determined by the Life Path) and the Karmic Lessons (determined by the numbers that are missing in the spelling of one's name). The combination of these aspects of the chart go a long way in showing the areas of life in which an individual will have difficulties that result in aberrant or 'wrong' behavior. Coupled with the information provided through the rest of the chart, one can get a clear picture of what makes someone tick and how they may behave in various situations.
George Michael Zimmerman, born on 10/5/1983 has a 19/1 Soul Urge; a 21/3 Personality/Image; a 13/4 Expression and a 9 Life Path. His sub-Challenges are 4, 2, and 2 with a Lifetime Challenge of 2. Of his Major Numbers the 19/1 and the 13/4 are Karmic Numbers indicating that upon entering this plane he brought forth with him major lessons and energies and many, dramatic choices during the course of this lifetime.
While the 19/1 Soul Urge indicates leadership talents that could be useful it also shows that in all situations the All (9) must be considered in the doing of the One (1). As with all numbers, 19/1 has both positive and negative aspects. The positive aspects show great talent in heading up projects and a strong ability to take mistakes, learn from them, and turn them into something beneficial. It certainly can attract love and money resulting in a good marriage, a contented home life, material success as well as honor and esteem. The 19/1 can create many twists and turns in life which may result in starting over on many occasions. One of the important lessons of this number is the mastering of emotions, as failing to do so will result in emotional upheavals and uncontrolled impulses. This, in turn, can lead to material loss and failures. A truly negative 19/1 may lead a double life, creating a positive image on one hand while leading a life of deceit and a lack of truth. This path will lead to what could be construed as a spiritual fall as well as a testing of one's courage. Losses come about through unseen dangers and treachery. It is possible that out of this tragedy could come growth and healing that can lead to being an influence in the relief of suffering. Only time will tell if Zimmerman will learn the big lesson from this tragedy and move forward to enlighten himself and others.
21/3 is a fortuitous number that can bring about good fortune and success. This is an expressive and creative energy that calls for an orderly progression of things to assure success. Acting without thinking will bring about problems that can not only impact oneself, they will impact others. Negatively the same tenacity that can result in success will also assure loss as situations with others can remove the things that provide a sense of security. The negative 21/3 is also very stubborn and refuses to learn the lessons that life offers. Once again, Zimmerman can take this situation and turn it into something that benefits others (and by extension, himself) as the number represents the cosmic consciousness.
The 13/4 Expression number in Zimmerman's chart is one of the most karmic of all the Karmic Numbers. With its representation of 'death', the 13/4 shows that the lifetime can be a continuing series of lives and deaths through a never-ending progression of changes. This number is very much an 'all or nothing' vibration with every situation being of great importance and dramatic cause and effect.
Those with the 13/4 must learn to ride the peaks and valleys of life and be willing to embrace the changes that come along. Just as things seem to settle down, something else comes along that requires attention and focus. Because of this condition, a secure home and secure relationships are necessary as a grounding device. Although not a leader, per se, the 13/4 will carry on for others. This could lead to a heightened sense of self-importance as Zimmerman
would see himself as the person who can take care of what he perceives to be 'problems'. Coupled with his 9 Life Path, George has a heightened sense of idealism and he may see many things as a 'cause' to which he must devote time and energy.
The negative side of the 13/4 carries with it a bad temper that leads to rash actions that can harm others. This leads to changes that are destructive and detrimental to his own life and possibly the lives of those around him. In this condition of the 13/4, one is spiritually asleep and unaware of the bigger picture and the part that each of us plays in creating a whole that is beneficial to everyone.
As with the previous numbers, opportunities abound for Zimmerman to manifest changes that will improve his life and the lives of others. If he were to become an advocate for tolerance and acceptance, he could go a long way towards healing the wounds created by his actions.
The major lesson of the 9 Life Path is to learn one's humanitarian purpose and share it. 9, with its great compassion, tolerance and altruistic take on life, can always be a force for good, often sacrificing itself for the benefit of the greater collective. It is the 9 that can lead the way by offering up an example of what a good life can do and how it can be beneficial. The caution with the 9 is always to be aware of a tendency to be too idealistic without giving any thought to how one can affect others by forcing one 's ideals on those people. This is also a vibration that can lead to great disappointment because of an unwillingness, or inability to conceive of a perspective other than the one that is held. Negatively, the 9 can be overly emotional, frustrated, selfish, unfulfilled, burdened and easily disappointed. If Zimmerman feels these conditions (and I fell strongly that he does) it would cause him to act irrationally without much thought given to the consequences of his actions. He lacks the understanding of others' motives and could easily be immoral, vulgar and a liar.
In looking at the Challenges and Karmic Lessons in George Zimmerman's chart, one can begin to truly understand in what areas he would have the most difficulties and, by extension, how these issues could manifest themselves in his day-to-day life.
George has no 2s in the spelling of his name. The Lesson here is to learn patience with, and tolerance of, others. There is a lack of consideration for others and the qualities of tact and co-operation may be missing. Coupled with the fact that he only has 1-1 in the spelling of his name (showing a lessened sense of self), he may look for ways to assert himself to make himself feel better without giving a thought to how his actions may affect others. What truly exacerbates these conditions is the 2nd and 3rd Sub-Challenges of 2 and a Lifetime Challenge of 2. Zimmerman's biggest challenge in life is to learn to be patient, tolerant of others and sensitive to others. With the representation of the 2 in the realm of partnerships and relationships, he would constantly be tested in how he interacts with others. The Universe, in its infinite wisdom, would continually put him in situations in which he would have to overcome his Challenge and become a loving and understanding person.
George also has 2-8s in the spelling of his name and the 8 can add the element of a temper, anger and rage to an individual. Again, coupled with the lack of 2s and the below average number of 1s, he would conceivably overcompensate by projecting (falsely) a sense of power and control. Because Zimmerman has a 4 Challenge in the 1st position (covering the time period up to the age of 27 and beyond if the Challenge has not been met and overcome), control issues would be a major consequence. This would also create issues
around self-control. The 1st position 4 Challenge also indicates that
he came out of a home that was very disciplined and controlled, quite possibly leading to an attitude of rebellion and a search for ways in which he could exercise his own control over others. Add to the 4 Challenge the fact that there are 3-4s in the spelling of his name and there is a recipe for potential disaster. The average number of 4s in the average name is 1-2. Having 3-4s would add to the controlling nature of the individual while also making the person somewhat anal retentive with a strong desire to create and maintain order and discipline in his life. Anything that may upset that scenario could easily trigger a response that in many instances would be physical. Coupled with the 2-8s in his chart, it is easy to see that George might react in a physical fashion to anything that upsets him, or anything that triggers a visceral response in line with his preconceived ideas of things.
Other conditions that reside in Zimmerman's chart and that could add to a very, negative persona are the 8 Physical letters, 4 Mental letters, 3 Emotional letters and 6 Intuitive letters in the spelling of his name. Separately, these conditions may be easily handled and directed in a positive fashion. Combined, they could spell problems and potential disaster. The 8 Physical letters make him ambitious for power (his desire to be a policeman and his relegation to being a neighborhood watch person). The 4 Mental letters make him very determined and quite willing to pursue that which he feels he should be doing. 3 Emotional letters indicate that he is a person that wants admiration and who would act impulsively. Finally, the 6 Intuitive letters show that in his mind he sees himself doing 'big' things and that he acts from a place of delusions of grandeur.
In summary, I believe, based upon my almost three decades of working with Numerology, that George Zimmerman was not only capable of killing Trayvon Martin, in all probability he could justify it in his own mind. This, in combination with the 'stand your ground' laws in Florida, provided a toxic stew of ingredients that led to the death of a young man. Yet, in its way, this event, with George Zimmerman at the heart of it, could lead to a re-examination of these laws and more deeply, the racial divide that still exists in 21st Century America. Perhaps as an outcome of all of this, Zimmerman will (unwittingly) be a catalyst for change, fulfilling part of the requirements for who he is.
We must all examine our parts in this ever-changing world in which we live and do our best to improve ourselves individually and by extension, improve the greater good for all.
Trayvon Martin: Victim, Aggressor, or Fulfilling His Destiny?
The tragic event that took place in Sanford FL on February 26, 2012 resulted in the death of a teenager, the arrest of a neighborhood watchman, and a resultant trial ending in the acquittal of George Zimmerman. On the surface, this could have just been a random occurrence, emboldened by a bizarre law (stand your ground) and what may, or may not have been a situation that was racially charged and motivated.
What does Numerology tell us about Trayvon Martin? Was he solely a victim? Could he have been the instigator of actions that resulted in his death? And, more deeply, what do the numbers show about this tragic event?
Trayvon Benjamin Martin was born on February 5, 1995 and had just celebrated his 17th birthday, three weeks before he lost his life. He had a 12/3 Soul Urge; a 12/3 Personality/Image; a 15/6 Expression; and a 13/4 Life Path. His sub-Challenges are a 3 in the 1st position; a 1 in the 2nd position; a 2 in the 3rd position; and a 4 Lifetime Challenge. The 13/4 Life Path is the same number as George Zimmerman's 13/4 Expression.
Trayvon's chart shows him to be a sociable, charming young man who had a lot going for himself. He was not without his issues (as we all are) and there are similarities between his chart and the chart of George Zimmerman that could have certainly contributed to the events of that night. Once again, in another of what seems to be a series of ongoing tragedies involving firearms, there are karmic lessons at play indicating that this event has implications and lessons for the whole, and not just for those involved. The 12/3 in two positions indicate that Trayvon had great poise and he may have been viewed as somewhat odd by those who knew him, as he might have projected great inner strength. This was coupled with a tolerance for those people, lifestyles and beliefs that were different than his. On a very deep level, he understood that life is just an illusion and that one's life was a result of their beliefs. He also understood the transitory nature of life and held a place of peace within himself. In the deepest core of his being, he was not attached to worldly matters. Perhaps the most important aspect of the 12/3 energy is that one may lead a life of voluntary sacrifice that includes difficulties, trials and tribulations yet nothing can rattle a deep serenity. As a numerologist, I interpret this to mean that part of the purpose of Trayvon's being was to be a catalyst or instrument of awareness and change.
The 15/6 Expression shows that Trayvon had a personal magnetism and a talent for earning or receiving money and gifts from others. Yet, he also knew that he must work for that which he desired. This energy also would have made him strong-willed and diligent and the possessing of a willingness to go after, and obtain that which he wanted. The 6 energy can be somewhat materialistic and I would say that there may have been a inner conflict regarding materialism for the 12/3 energy in his chart, being cognizant of the transitory illusion of life , is not necessarily concerned with the material aspects of living. One of the negative aspects of the 15/6 may be a lack of emotional control resulting in a violent reaction to their 'lot in life'. A confrontation could easily result in him lashing out, as he might perceive the confrontation to be a confirmation of who, and what he is and that would be uncomfortable for him.
The 13/4 Life Path number in Martin's chart is one of the most karmic of all the Karmic Numbers. With its representation of 'death', the 13/4 shows that the lifetime can be a continuing series of 'lives and deaths' through a never-ending progression of changes. This number is very much an 'all or nothing' vibration with every situation being of great importance and dramatic cause and effect. Those with the 13/4 must learn to ride the peaks and valleys of life and be willing to embrace the changes that come along. Just as things seem to settle down, something else comes along that requires attention and focus. Because of this condition, a secure home and secure relationships are necessary as a grounding device. Martin's 13/4 Life Path is the same number as Zimmerman's 13/4 Expression. In other words, the path of Trayvon's life was energetically the same as the energy of who Zimmerman must be in this lifetime. The negative side of the 13/4 carries with it a bad temper that leads to rash actions that can harm others. This leads to changes that are destructive and detrimental to his own life and possibly the lives of those around him. In this condition of the 13/4, one is spiritually asleep and unaware of the bigger picture, and the part that each of us plays in creating a whole that is beneficial to everyone. Couple that with the fact that the day of the incident that propelled both these people into the public spotlight (2/26/2102) was a 13/4 Personal Day (all or nothing) or Trayvon, on a 15/6 Universal Day, and I will infer that this was a day during which both parties were to meet their destiny in what was immediately a tragedy, yet in the long run could be a catalyst for a new discussion in this country about guns and the issue of 'stand your ground' laws.
There are other points of similarity in the charts of Trayvon and George. Zimmerman has a 4 1st Challenge (under which he would have still felt the influence as the issue will remain if not learned and overcome), and Trayvon's Lifetime Challenge was a 4. With its representation of 'control issues', this could have certainly contributed to the volatility of the situation as each of them would have looked to be the dominant force in what happened. Both individuals have 3-4s in the spelling of their names and this would indicate a potential physical reaction to anger and/or confrontation. On the Physical Plane, both have eight letters, showing that both men were ambitious for power and may exert said desire to make their case. Martin and Zimmerman both have four letters on the Mental Plane making both of them very determined in that in which they are engaged. (Obviously, these two conditions could easily create a volatile situation).
Trayvon's 1st Challenge was a 3 indicating that he might have been struggling to overcome some self-esteem issues and feel comfortable with himself. In conjunction with having no 3s in the spelling of his name, he may have had a difficult time expressing himself. Another contributing factor could be Trayvon's 1 Challenge
in the 2nd position. A 1 Challenge is an indication of an individual having a difficult time with authority and being told what to do. The natural inclination of the person with a 1 Challenge is to confront authority. If Trayvon considered Zimmerman to be an authority figure, he might have naturally taken on that authority (and, because Zimmerman wasn't a true 'authority' figure, he may have been disregarded by Trayvon, triggering an angry reaction of '...how dare you, do you know who I am?'). While Trayvon may not necessarily have had a temper, Zimmerman does, and my sense is that Trayvon's initial reaction might not have been borne out of anger as much as other more deep-seated emotional issues (represented by the 3 Challenge and the 1 Challenge). Trayvon had a sensitivity for others that Zimmerman did not (evidenced by the lack of 2s in the spelling of his George's name and his 2 Challenge in 3 positions).
Taken all together, this was a mix of energies that had great potential for going wrong, and sadly, they did. Trayvon's Personal Day on February 26, 2012 was a 20/2 showing that for him, this was a transformational day regarding his abilities to get along with others. The 20/2 indicates that a sudden event would certainly bring on a major decision as to how one is going to proceed thus establishing a major turning point in one's life. Perhaps if events did not escalate so quickly, decisions could have been made that would have save a life, and prevented another from being turned upside down.
The purpose of this essay is not to assess guilt or innocence for either party, although in many ways, they were both guilty of something. In looking at the bigger, esoteric picture, this event may have very well been something to which both parties 'agreed' at some point in time before physical incarnation. In the way of the spirit, both were fulfilling an obligation to each other, and to the macro level of human existence. As I stated earlier, this may have been more to bring to the attention of all, the strange ways in which we behave towards one another, totally forsaking humanity and compassion for the sake of ideals and agendas. Obviously, America is a country that still struggles with issues of race and, we are a country that has a violent streak that continues unabated. If we all step back a bit and look at the big picture, we may realize that it is time to have the conversations that are necessary regarding the fact that we are all here together, and what affects one, affects all. In their own way, Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman thrust these issues onto center stage with Trayvon sacrificing his life for the cause. Will Zimmerman's life ever be the same? I think not, although there is opportunity for him to become a voice in bringing
people together. Can America, as a country, overcome its partisan divisions so that we make steps towards healing? Each of us as individuals can only do our part, yet it is the culmination of the acts of many that can affect the whole. What part will you take?
Blessings of Love & Light
© 2013, Michael John Fierro
AUGUST, 2013 – A 14/5 UNIVERSAL MONTH
August is a 14/5 Universal Month. 14/5 is one of the Karmic Debt numbers in Numerology and has a great deal to do with the human condition and the sexual principles of life. With the 5 being a representation of (among other things) the human condition, August may see more focus and attention paid to things having to do with the physical being of people. This may be especially important in the
ongoing fight around women's reproductive rights and the continuing crackdown on abortion by state legislatures. We may very well see an increase and intensity
in this battle as people on both sides look to assert their positions as the 14/5 also concerns the issues of pregnancy and social and family obligations. With 5's desire for balance and law and order, once again the people's voices must be heard and considered, especially in the realm of legal documents and laws. 5 also represents the elements of freedom and change and perhaps these elements will gain importance in an area that should be entirely personal, without the interference or constraints of government or social agendas. Additionally, 14/5 includes conditions and situations revolving around national, community and social conscience. Might this not be a good time for people and politicians to work from a place of good conscience that includes concern and importance for the common good?
August will also bring about an increase in attention to matters of health, wealth and education. A receptivity to new things may help in propelling the dialogue regarding these matters. It will be important for all to slow down and give thought and consideration to previous behavior patterns. Increased concentration and mental transference can bring about new influences and changes where necessary. One positive way to foster and bring about such changes will be through the use of tact, diplomacy and persuasion. A key word to keep in mind during all conversations and actions is TEMPERANCE...giving consideration to all opinions and perspectives and acting, again, from a place that creates the best for everyone and enhances the common good.
5 is known for its bold and adventurous spirit and its willingness to take chances, and August amplifies opportunities to do so. This may be a month in which the
unusual or extraordinary receives notice and the time is ripe for new and different products and ideas. The 14/5 energy is good for sales, travel and a change of pace and these conditions may bring about increases in the selling and purchases of goods and services. One caution is to be aware that trends towards desire creates a need for balance, again, keeping in mind the major conditions of the sexual principles associated with this number. Opportunities will exist to create balance in the physical realm as well as the creative ability to manifest change(s). All things and situations should be met with an abundance of enthusiasm and a willingness to make the necessary modifications. The principle of the 14/5 is the destruction of the old and the re-building of the new underscored by learning the lesson of detachment. Through these actions can we discover the true meanings of peace and freedom. It is through learning to love the law of change that it will be conquered.
In the world of business, along with the potential for increased sales (especially in the categories of pleasure-driven items), there is also increased energy regarding
speculation and competition. While there may be losses of property or business
failures, it must be remembered that losses will bring on gains.
On the negative side, the 14/5 energy of August may also bring on a rise in dishonesty and irresponsibility. People may leave jobs over issues real or imagined. There may also be an increase in fraudulent practices and these may arise in the areas of business and government. It is important that you stay engaged in the on-going processes and allow your voice to be heard...both individually and collectively.
2013 is a 6 Universal Year and the elements of responsibility, family, home and service to others must be considered in all that is contemplated or acted upon. After the 13/4 energy of July and its elements of transitional change, August continues the vibration under which the world continues to transform as we struggle to bring balance, system and equality to all things.
Blessings of Love & Light!
July is a 13/4 Universal Month in a 6 Universal Year.
The 4 energy shows that this will be a period of time in which qualities and characteristics such as the institution of discipline and self-discipline, hard work, attention to details, and the achievement of goals will be paramount. The 4 Month is a time to be building a foundation for the
future and for on-going endeavors. Because of the natural vibration of structure and organization inherent in the 4, this is a time for mistakes to be corrected while taking action to get things done. The development and implementation of schedules is called for with an adherence to routines while also strengthening and/or developing order in projects. The very nature of the 4 demands exactness and it is this driving force that will encourage people to recruit and hire skilled workers to accomplish the tasks at hand. A process of slow and careful building for ultimate service and an increase in productivity can be the result of taking the necessary steps required to accomplish that which is begun, or that which is in process. A time frame governed by the 4 is favorable for construction projects of all types as well as for ideas and projects of a conservative nature.
The energy of the 13/4 indicates that July can be a time of change, release and transformation. These changes may be the result of the death of the old to make way for the new. In other words, old and out-moded patterns and behaviors may be 'retired' in order that new and more productive and beneficial ways can be instituted. This will bring about changes or removal in the old ways that no longer serve a useful purpose. The 13/4 demands that rigidity and the 'same old, same old' must be destroyed and moved aside so that new and fresh ideas may make their appearance. This is a time for reconstruction and renewal which will bring about, or lay the groundwork for, new and stimulating conditions. Opportunities may arise that allow for new people to become a part of what currently exists and these people will bring with them a renewed sense of cooperation and harmony. The 13/4 can also bring spiritual insights into form and structure and perhaps we will therefore continue the process of re-birthing ideologies and mindsets that no longer serve the common good.
On the negative side of the 4 energy, the world may experience a new wave of disasters. These could be in the form of natural or institutional. The financial world may begin to experience a new tightening of money which could negatively impact any ongoing progress in the economies of nations worldwide. We may also see an increase in intolerance (this could be either in the realm of those who are in power, or in an increase in the dissatisfaction and upset of those who are led by others). The consequences of these conditions may bring about a changes in leadership in
those areas where the upset is the greatest, bringing on a new period of disorganization and rebellion.
For you, the individual, use the 4 energy of this month to create the structure in your life necessary for moving forward while simultaneously using the 13/4 energy to propagate a re-birth and transformation of a beneficial and long-lasting nature.
Blessings of Love & Light
June 2013-A 12/3 UNIVERSAL MONTH
As a 12/3 Universal Month, June will be a waiting period as public perceptions begin to change. This is a time when a change of view or reversal is possible on issues of importance. This could be the month when the gun control legislation is brought up for another vote and succeeds in passing as there is also an element of completion involved. This is a time for the cultivation of the courage of convictions and the propagation of truth. It is also a time for the righting of wrongs regarding people and policies so we may also see further movement in the realm of gay rights. Reforms may take place and progressive ideas may gain new followers as we move through the month. Since 3 is an emotional number, greater attention may be paid to the people and their wants with closer attention being paid to the details, as well as to the organizations that have formed to put forth a cause. New voices may be heard as more people begin to speak up and offer their feelings and opinions on that which is taking place. Since we are in a 6 Universal Year, social activism may be a part of this conversation (think back to 1968).
The 3 energy will also lend itself to greater creative and artistic endeavors as people look for new, and/or greater means of self-expression. Social events may play a part in the expansion of these ideas and concepts. There may also be a greater increase in the level and intensity of communication as the public discourse takes on a new energy.
Economically, things will continue to improve with an uptick in personal spending (especially on non-essentials) and continuing increases in the stock markets.
On the negative side, improvements and progress may be hindered by continuing frustrations and obstacles with particular attention being focused on obligations and debt.
Wherever possible, lend your voice to the dialogue, and collectively work towards continual improvement in all aspects of society and government.
Blessings of Love & Light
Michael John Fierro
MAY 2013 – A UNIVERSAL 11/2 MONTH in a 6 UNIVERSAL YEAR
May is an 11/2 Universal Month which indicates there may be an increase in activities by churches and religions as well as an uptick in other spiritual or metaphysical pursuits. All forms of belief systems may show an increase in followers and people looking for answers to life's questions. In the arena of psychic, intuitive and alternative beliefs, there may be a greater interest in what they have to offer. Followers of various belief systems make take strides to improve the overall situations in the world. This may be the month where concrete steps are taken by the catholic church to move beyond its scandals and negativity and move in the direction of a more benevolent, tolerant and forgiving institution. There is great potential that inspirations can come forth to benefit the greater good. An 11/2 is a favorable time for religious and/or philosophical study as well as the sharing of thoughts, concepts, ideas and ideals. This month can also be a time of spiritual innovation with a greater tendency towards altruism and philanthropy. Wisdom with the purpose of the uplifting of humanity, coupled with revelations and visions can easily propagate positive action and forward movement. May will also be a good time to experiment with new ideas. Because of the duality of the 11, this month may also be a time of tests and challenges in different facets of life and living. This would also apply to things of a global or geo-political nature. It could also bring about a greater interest, or spotlight on, thing in the world of the arts and artistic endeavors. An 11/2 brings about opportunities for accomplishments in many things (especially in the realm of spirituality, religion and the arts). There is also a need to bring about balance and equity in matters of importance to the masses. Many positive results can be brought about through meditation and teaching.
On the negative side of the energy there is great caution against fanaticism and smugness. Indifference on the part of leaders (both religious and national) will foster more dissension and upset in people. 11 not manifested at its highest vibration can create situations in which people are taken advantage of by others while staying silent.
Since this 11/2 month takes place in a 6 Universal Year, the over-arching energy should be one of community and service to others with the common good taking its place front and center in all things.
© Michael John Fierro, 2013
2013 – A Universal 6 Year
2013, a Universal 6 Year should be a year that includes an improvement of conditions in the economy, healthcare and medicine, and in relationships between countries and their citizens. The SIX influence should create an increased harmony in opposing points of view and if the awareness on the part of the powers that be is in tune, there should be a lessening of the extreme divisions and partisan attitudes that infect governments. This is definitely a year for adjustments, re-assessments and working together in a responsible fashion. Other elements that are particular to the SIX energy and paramount to the improvements are in the realm of education and responsibilities and service to others. The indications also lean towards the possibility of more co-operation in governments and legislatures. On the world stage, more effort will be directed towards solving problems internationally. It may be prudent to keep an eye on Syria and Iran as continuing shifts in their societies may result in a greater voice of the people. Worldwide this will be a year of increasing social movements coupled with a rise in social conscience. If conditions do not improve in a fair and equitable fashion, we may see the rise of radicalism in the public discourse. The SIX year also indicates a stronger emphasis and focus on marriage, home, family and community and this may well be the year when the issue of gay marriage is once and for all settled, as society becomes more aware that equal rights for all means just that...equal rights! There should also be movement towards correcting many injustices judicially and through the law with the intent of improving conditions on all levels of society including perhaps, a greater focus on the elderly. As consciousness raises the energies will be more directed to the elements of love, understanding, the consideration of others, and the realization that we all hold responsibilities for everyone. 2013 has great potential for people to step up and take responsibility for the seeds which were planted in the ONE Universal Year (2008). A Universal Mind awareness will lend itself to ideals being raised and people gaining greater understanding of our inter-connectedness. Many of the changes begun in the FIVE Universal Year (2012) will take root as the responsibilities we all hold for our collective well-being are realized which will lead to a greater sense of well-being. 2013 is the year during which the housing market may finally begin to improve in a positive, growth-oriented fashion..
As with all years, the SIX vibration of 2013 also holds negative attributes and great caution is urged here as we could easily see the worst scenarios come to be. Sadly, and first and foremost, war could also be on the horizon. In history, World War I was begun in 1914 (a Universal 6 Year) and in 1941 (a Universal 6 Year) the United States entered World War II. 1968 (another SIX Universal Year, saw the assassination of two leading figures in politics and social movements in the United States) and the resulting social unrest was like anything ever seen in this country. We must all work to collectively emanate the vibrations of peace, co-operation and understanding with regards to human rights, equality and dignity. 2013 may also see a rise in cynicism coupled with an increase in the conservative movement and dialogue. Once again, it is imperative that the entire collective is taken into consideration in the context of legislation and policies. Social upheavals may be the result of policies that are not all-inclusive with situations such as those that appeared in 1968 beginning to emerge. Without positive action to overcome great inequities in society, poverty may become a greater issue. Other potential issues that may arise will be an increase in health problems, epidemics, hunger and homelessness. While not entirely a negative, conditions may exist that lead to the exposure of more widespread political dishonesty and chicanery. Doubt, mistrust, and hypocrisy will create a rise in political and geopolitical frictions which may lead to civil wars, social uprisings, or political coups. If steps have not been taken in 2012 to correct the situation(s) in existence, we may see increasing problems in the housing market. A lack of responsibility on the part of political leaders could lead to a inability to fulfill social and financial commitments further exacerbating the schisms between governments and their citizens. The SIX energy may also lead to stubborn opposition to change and improvements as different factions become more intractable in their positions.
In closing, much of what transpires in 2013 will be determined by the changes that manifest in 2012 and by the willingness of all parties to work towards a more harmonious, responsible and loving world. You, the reader can do you part through the exercising and exhibition of such traits.
Do your part in continuing to make the world a better place for all.
Blessings of Love & Light
Michael John Fierro
Copyright 2012-Reproduction or reprinting of this article must be with the express written consent of the author.
A NUMEROLOGICAL PROFILE OF THE AURORA, CO THEATER SHOOTER
When tragedies of the magnitude of the Colorado shootings take place, the obvious question is “Why?” Why would someone do something so terrible? What drove him to behave in such an aberrant and violent fashion? Could there have been any warning signs that may have circumvented the particular situation? I'm unsure whether it could have been prevented, but I do know that in looking at James Holmes' chart, there are certainly some areas of concern that would have, at least, raised some warning signs and which I, as a Numerologist, would have addressed as areas that needed some work and perhaps a change in attitude and direction. I'm not saying that if Mr. Holmes had been my client I could have seen this coming, nor would I have been able to prevent it. I am saying that there are definitely signs of someone who is lacking concern for others, and who may hold a somewhat dispassionate attitude towards others.
Numerology provides an insight into the individual through an interpretation of that person's birth name and birth date. Within the context of these two pieces of information is all one needs to know to understand what makes that person 'tick'. All numbers have both positive and negative characteristics and attributes and it is up to the individual to make the determination on exactly how he or she chooses to manifest the particular energies.
JAMES EAGAN HOLMES 12/13/1987
James Eagan Holmes has a 6 Soul Urge; a 7 Personality/Image; a 4 Expression; and a 5 Life Path. His life Challenges are a 1-1st Challenge; a 3-2nd Challenge; a 2-3rd Challenge; and a 4 Lifetime Challenge. In the spelling of his name he is missing 2s and 9s. He is in his 11 Personal Year with an 11/2 Essence. Also, he has 6 letters on the Physical Plane; 7 on the Mental Plane; 2 on the Emotional Plane; and 1 on the Intuitive Plane.
What does this all mean?
A 6 Soul Urge is the person who is 'of service to others' which would explain James' education in the medical field. Possessing a strong sense of responsibility and a desire to help others, he is also someone who needs recognition and appreciation for what he does. With family being important to him, any negative issues in his home and family life would create problems and issues. The 6 Soul Urge needs roots and a stable home life in order to feel grounded in the world. He also possesses a strong sense of responsibility. On the negative side, his need for appreciation could manifest itself in a degree of co-dependent behavior creating problems in inter-personal relationships. Also, coupled with 1-6 in the spelling of his name, he may also have a tendency towards stubborn and opinionated behavior, with a strong sense of needing to be right. James also has 6 letters on the Physical Plane which increases his sense of duty and responsibility while amplifying all the other traits of the 6 as listed above. To a degree, he may actually feel everything in a very physical fashion.
The 7 Personality/Image number creates a somewhat reclusive individual. James is someone who is hard to get a read on and may come across as somewhat aloof and enigmatic and he would tend towards being a loner. There is definitely an energy of 'what you see is not what you get' and he is someone who is quite guarded. He would appear to be quite intelligent and thoughtful and my caution to him would be to be sure that he does not isolate himself too greatly. The more isolated and hermetic he becomes, the more likely he would be to 'live in his head'. This would lead to too much thought and create both secretive and possibly negative thought patterns to take hold. On the truly negative end of the vibrational spectrum of this number, he may be prone to 'seeing things and situations' that are not there and would also run the danger of creating things in his mind, while justifying and rationalizing them, because of his need to be right. James has 7 letters on the Mental Plane which adds to his very introspective and reclusive nature. He is a person who wants to be alone and work alone. He is a deep thinker who definitely runs the danger of spending too much time in his head which can lead to conspiracies and elaborate thoughts while creating an environment for nefarious behavior. He would be an excellent planner and would think through anything he partakes, leaving no 't' uncrossed or 'I' undotted. He is shrewd and very observant while at the same time he is silent and secretive. It is conceivable that even if he has any truly close friends, they may have absolutely no idea what he is actually thinking (or planning). He also possesses very strong mathematical and scientific skills. The 7 energy would also create tendencies towards being anti-social, crude, fearful, suspicious and unreasonable. Bizarre appearance and behavior may also be hallmarks of James.
James' 4 Expression makes him a planner and organizer who may be quite gifted in working with his hands. This talent would be magnified by the 2-4s that appear in the spelling of his name. He would appear to be calm, cool and collected in almost all situations, especially one of high stress. Careful and cautious by nature he lacks spontaneity which leads me to believe that his actions were the result of a great deal of planning and deliberation. His actions were not something which he 'just woke up and decided to do'. His manual dexterity, in all probability, added to his ability to handle his weapons and build whatever devices with which he booby-trapped his apartment. James may also have a tendency towards being jealous and petty while also being stubborn, antagonistic and intractable. The 4 energy would also make him somewhat of a control freak. Coupled with his 4 Lifetime Challenge, control issues (especially self-control) are a major problem for him.
The 5 Life Path is a lifetime of adventure and change. It can also be a very, experiential lifetime and caution would need to be exercised in the realm of 'pleasures of the senses'. There could exist a tendency to overindulge in things. Additionally, issues of justice may be prevalent (5 is often associated with law and order). James may possess a somewhat distorted sense of justice that led to his behavior at the theater. (I will be interested in hearing his reasons for his actions when the time comes that his story is revealed). The negative conditions of the 5 Life Path can be perversity, rudeness, carelessness, and irresponsibility. James may also have a proclivity to engage in actions that are unnecessarily risky. He definitely needs to beware of a tendency towards self-absorption. Learning to acquire and maintain balance is his biggest life lesson.
In my work, I put a great deal of emphasis on the Challenges. These are the issues in life and the major stumbling blocks to acquiring a sense of wholeness and contentment. In James' chart, he has a 1 1st Challenge which would indicate that he comes out of a home that was probably somewhat authoritarian. Additionally, it indicates that he has difficulties with authority and does not like to be told what to do. He is certainly an individual who chafes at the thought of not being able to do as he pleases, when he pleases. His 2nd Challenge is a 3, indicating that he has issues around self-esteem and self-expression. It is quite possible that when he was young, he was not allowed to fully express himself and was constantly put down or denigrated in some fashion. James' 3rd Challenge is a 2. The 2 Challenge is one of learning and developing patience, as well as learning tolerance and sensitivity towards others. His Lifetime Challenge of 4 (as I discussed in a previous paragraph) shows that he has major issues surrounding control. Control of his own behavior and also, control issues in his relationships with others (he may be the recipient and instigator of controlling behavior). A 4 Challenge can also indicate restrictions on freedom, many times in the form of jail time. The combination of these Challenges would create in James feelings of inadequacy and a strong desire to make his mark so that he may prove any naysayers incorrect.
James' is in a 11/2 Personal Year which is coupled with an 11/2 Essence (derived from a breakdown of the spelling of the name on a year-to-year basis). The 11/2 Personal Year means that James needed to be open to new ideas and inspiration. Recognition for his actions is also part of the dynamic, and in the most negative of ways, he certainly has gained recognition for his horrific deed. As with all Master Number energy, negativity and negative thoughts and actions need to be avoided. The underlying 2 of his Personal Year indicates that this is a year in which he needed to work towards greater harmony in his life and his relationships. These matters would be put to the test and he would be confronted with the duality of situations as a means to grow. His 11/2 Essence shows this year to be one of importance and a learning period. A crisis (or crises) may show up that creates a sudden break in his associations and may very well cause a shock to his emotional well-being. (It is quite possible that he has recently experienced a dramatic break-up with a girlfriend, or someone else of importance in his life or there may have been some turmoil in his family). This year may be very disturbing to James and he may be feeling a sense of loss or separation from something important to him. If James exhibited an unwillingness to co-operate and share with others, he may have felt as though he was beholden to the whims of others which would lead to frustration, resentment and anger. This is certainly a year of tests and perhaps legal dealing s (which will now definitely be a part of his existence). Again, patience, tolerance and sensitivity are called for in all his dealing with others and in his actions towards others. Again, this is a challenging year, filled with tests, and my sense here is that something with which he was dealing pushed him over the edge (probably because it was out of his control and not going his way).
Two other things in James' chart add to the complexity of who he is. These things are the fact that he is missing both 2s and 9s in the spelling of his name. Numbers that are missing in the spelling of the birth name are karmic lessons. Lessons that were brought forth into this lifetime because they needed to be learned. No 2s indicates a lack of consideration for others. This also shows a lack of patience tact and willingness to work in concert with others. No 9s shows that James is lacking a broadness in approach to others as well as lacking compassion and tolerance. He may have a strong tendency towards selfishness and he may be lacking any feelings of remorse of forgiveness. These missing 2s and 9s would create in James a very dispassionate and disconnected attitude towards others. In other words, he is among others without feeling any connection to them. It is quite possible that his actions in the theater were done in a very robotic and unfeeling fashion.
In summary, James is a complex and somewhat difficult person who may be dealing with 'demons' brought about through his stubbornness, lack of sensitivity and his driving need to be in control and right! He probably has an ability, and a tendency, to distance himself from those around him without every realizing that something is not right. In many ways, these are the traits of the psychopath. I am sure that in his own mind, his actions were totally justified and he probably can rationalize his behavior without giving any consideration to the damage he has wrought. His seeming lack of humanity creates an insulation for him from his actions. My sense is that he was a somewhat troubled youth who felt quite misunderstood and who blames those around him, instead of taking responsibility for his participation in whatever situations took place. His intelligence and sense of his own righteousness are probably more than enough for him to plan and execute his actions. He probably gave no thought to the repercussions or damage that would be caused by what he did. The fact that he surrendered to authorities (to me) shows that he was in his own world during the time that he was executing his plan and that he may not have even been aware of the horror he was creating.
Could this have been prevented? Perhaps., but it would have taken someone with great insight into his personality and character who would have been able to draw him out of his self-created shell. I will be curious to hear more about him as this story continues to unfold. I wonder if anyone in his family will be able to identify and admit to knowing that 'something wasn't quite right'.
Copyright 2012 by Michael John Fierro. Reprinting, or use of this article, or any portion of this article is strictly prohibited without express written consent of the author.
June 2011 is a Universal 1 month. In a 1 month we should watch for new, and in some instances, radical ideas. This may also be a time of radical movements in business and the geopolitical sphere. June will be a time for new and innovative businesses as well as new inventions. Also in business, growth is seen, promotions are made, new leaders take charge, and new ideas are formulated into plans of action. It is a good month for opening new businesses, starting projects, and forming committees. This is a time for leadership, independence, and initiative in all facets of life as new and divergent paths may be discovered or revealed.
In the context of world events this may be a time of important decisions regarding political directions as well as the advent of new leaders who make take countries on new and progressive courses of action. People and nations may be required to stand alone, to think for themselves and to learn independence and a new way of doing things. The 1 month is conducive to inventiveness and in some situations working alone may be good.
June is a time to begin again and make a new start. One is the individual and represents the power within. It is time to take the reins and determine a new course of action for yourself, your business and in the much larger picture for local, state, and national governments. The One calls for a breaking away from dependent conditions. It is time to set long-range goals and take the necessary steps to accomplish that which is thought of or desired. The One is the fertile ground for new beginnings and foundations. Goals which are set and followed through upon will come to fruition. It is imperative that there be proper channeling of original thoughts and actions which result in progress.
The energy of June is both emotional and mental. The mental energy demands attention to details and the finer points of organization while the emotional energy demands close attention to people and their wants. This type of action will result in a strengthening of the good will of both businesses and governments.
On the negative side there may be a revelation, discovery or events in the realm of political and economic irregularities. Beware of procrastination in the context of making decisions and watch for weakness and incompetence on the part of ruling bodies. In all instances (personal, local and global) beware of insisting upon having your way without giving great consideration to the potential consequences.
In conclusion, use the vibration and energy of the One which is embodied in this month to move forward in a positive, and possibly new direction in all things. Encourage yourself and your bosses and leaders to give thought and credence to new idea, possibilities and directions. Work towards creating a new and better world for yourself and others.
Blessings of Love and Light!
The number 9 universal energy experienced this month, will see a certain level of endings. In business, there may be a trend towards greater efficiency and production through more closely monitoring inventories and personnel. This may result in some cutting back of stock on hand and employees. Some public projects will be ended, or terminated before work begins. This would be a good month to sell or purchase a business. People may feel a desire to move or relocate to a new area. May will also be a favorable time to finish anything, especially in the context of: the enjoyment of friends and family; for gift and charitable giving; and, most importantly, doing kindnesses for others.
MANIFEST ONE CONSCIOUS ACT OF KINDNESS EVERY DAY
...let's see what we can create!
In the worlds of entertainment, politics and media there may be (if you can believe this!) a larger degree of people in the news. These people will be receiving attention for many things and these events may ripple through the world of communications. A level of “cosmic drama” may be afoot (perhaps more will awaken to the shifts of consciousness that are happening every minute). A positive side to this would be the exposure of this shift to more of the 'masses'.
Every number has a negative side and here are the negative conditions for May. We may experience new tragedies (especially surrounding people) and some prominent personalities may pass away. This could be a month of arguments and conflicts. Because this is a universal month report, this must be looked at quite globally, as well as locally. Friendships and alliances may be terminated. In the world of finance, the stock market may see continual fluctuation during the month. Nine, being a number of endings, will also have influence in matters of romance and relationships. Broken romances, separations and divorces may be a part of your life on some level.
In closing, the very best qualities of the number 9 are selflessness, philanthropy, and doing good for the good of the many as well as the few. 9 is the number of compassion and altruism and in these troubled times, reaching out and doing good for others will reap an abundance of rewards...think about how good it feels when you help someone, or more importantly when someone is helping you. Collectively we can make a very positive change in our environment(s).
I wish you blessings of peace, love and light.
Welcome to April, an 8 Universal month, during a 4 Universal year.
In numerology, 8 is the number that is strongly identified with business, money and power. On a global scale, this is a month that could see substantial expansion and growth in business. This is a time for large plans to be put into action and these plans may be either business or government driven. In the context of the current worldwide situation, we may very well see additional steps taken by governments to reverse and improve the conditions that have been created over the past years. There may be an increase in organizations that are formed for business promotion and possibly the protection of business and industry. The desire to increase bottom lines and protect business interests will be tested in the environment of the 4 Universal year energy as governments look to create changes in the regulation and oversight of business and industry. There should be a move in business towards more growth and expansion. In many instances these events may be enacted on a global scale. The 8 month is favorable for purposeful and directed activity and the structure of the 4 universal year will enhance the conditions for these things to thrive. Large business decisions may also be made in the realm of mergers, acquisitions and buying and selling. There may be greater focus and movement within the financial community and since the 8 also represents the law of return and karma, there may be instances where some of the transgressions of the past in the financial community “come home to roost”. Overall, conditions will exist that support improving of business conditions and in matters that are financial in nature although there may be increasing fluctuations in the stock market.
April will also see a movement towards curtailing, and/or ending inefficient practices in both business, industrial and government enterprises. Experts will be called upon to increase efficiency, progress and operations in all facets. We may also see an increase in the number of people moving from one place (or country) to another.
April may see an increase in the number of public personalities getting involved in the ongoing dramatic changes that are sweeping our planet. Media, and media related communications may also increase their presence and role in disseminating information relevant to on-going situations.
Sadly, we may also experience an increase in tragedies worldwide. These events may occur in just about any facet of life. We may also witness an increase in the number of arguments and conflicts throughout the world with shifts beginning in inter-national relationships.
Also, we may witness an increase in the number of divorces and separations involving people of note as well as deaths of well-known personalities.
In conclusion, the Universal 8 energy of April will show great actions and movements in the world of finance, business and international situations. There will be a greater concentration of energy in these realms and overall, people may notice an increase in tension in the world around them. Much will be determined by the actions and directions of those who hold power throughout the world.
Blessings of love and light.
Copyright 2011 - Michael John Fierro
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2011-A 4 Universal Year
2011 is the 4th year in the current universal nine-year cycle. As with all years, there are positive and negative aspects, and it is my belief, taking into consideration the current worldwide situation, that once again there may be extremes on both sides. Much has been determined by the actions and activities of the current year, 2010 (a 3 Universal year).
On the positive side, 2011 can be a year of concrete action directed towards creating and building a more stable world for the future. Certain aspects of the 4 represent structure, foundations, and organization. This year has potential to be a ground-breaking year in the re-creation of a world that accommodates and cares for everyone. When one considers the breakdown of systems and establishments in the preceding three years, it can be understood how these systems must be re-built, and how they must be re-constructed to benefit the many, and not the few. This should be a year of slow and careful building resulting in permanent and useful terms.
2011 should see an increase in construction projects and government projects related to infrastructure and commerce. There may be a reversal in the recent defense spending decreases, as governments look to bolster their national security. There may be a renewed interest, and participation in farming, both on a large scale and in home gardens. A portion of this interest will emanate from a greater desire by people to exercise thrift and economy in their personal lives. The 4 vibration is also beneficial for the sectors concerning manufacturing and education.
Another positive aspect of a 4 Universal year is a greater desire towards tact and cooperation between people; citizenry and their governments; and between countries on a global scale. There may be a challenge to traditions, and recently accepted modes of behavior. This has great potential to re-establish the bond between governments and their citizens on a more cooperative and equitable level.
Economically, 1930 was a 4 Universal year, and we may experience similar situations in the rebuilding of the economy. As jobs slowly reappear, we may find that wages are not at the level they were previously. This may be a necessity as countries and corporations around the globe work to re-establish a more stable environment.
Special attention must be paid to the negative aspects of the 4 vibration of 2011, as much of this will be determined by how current situations are handled by those in power.
2011 may see a rise in violence and violent confrontations. This rise may be in the form of civil disobedience and/or wars. How governments and power entities re-act to people raising their voices will have a great effect on the behavior of those people. Dissension, and a move away from conventional behavior(s), may be the result of people's dis-satisfaction with their leaders. On the most extreme level, re-actions by leaders and governments could range from crackdowns, police and/or military actions, and even martial law being established. The 4 represents restrictions, confinement, obstacles and prison. Societies may exercise a greater level of offensive behavior and dissension may be expressed. Were situations to escalate, people may be surprised at the level of re-action that is exercised.
On the economic front, there may be a shortage of liquidity in business, government, and on a personal level. This would be a direct result of the excesses of the “good times” and the failure of individuals, nations and corporate entities to realize the errors of their ways. Just as Icarus flew too close to the sun and crashed back to earth, so may the economy find that it too, “flew too high only to fall hard, back to reality”. Hard times may become a reality for many. If too many people become accustomed to not working, or living on hand-outs, there may be a decrease in incentive to work and laziness may become an all-too-familiar trait.
As with all vibrations in numerology (and all situations in life), choices must be made on an individual, and collective level. The negative aspects of 2011 should be impetus enough for people to work towards making this a better world in which to live. Check your history, and look back at the changes that were fomented in 1966 (a 22/4 Universal year)...a year in which the structure of society was torn down and the beginning of a rebuilding took place. The 22 was a major factor in that rebuilding, and the underlying 4 creates the solid foundation upon which to build. Also look back to other 4 Universal years of recent vintage...2002 and 1993. The structure for significant changes in how our government(s) behave were implemented in these years.
The world is changing. As can be seen by the events and situations yearly since 2008 (a 1 Universal year), nothing is immune to changes and transformations. You, the individual, must work towards bettering your personal existence and, by doing that you can help to change the collective. Be aware of your behavior, beliefs, and mind-set and pay attention to that which is going on in the world around you. Take part in making your voice heard in creating fairness and equity for all.
Construct the change that you wish to express then, BE that change.
Copyright 2010 - Michael John Fierro
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