Intuition & Following the Signs to Your Destiny
Not long ago I had the pleasure of spending 90 minutes doing a very thorough Astrology Life Purpose consultation for a client.
Like many readers of Powered by Intuition she had been unsure of her destiny and life purpose for some time. She was very unhappy in her career and longed for a change but feared making the wrong decision. Her lack of clarity around the purpose of her life kept her stuck in a never ending loop of two steps forward and one step back.
When she finally came to me for the Life Purpose session she was frustrated and nearly ready to give up trying to change her life. She had always been drawn to working with horses but when she got out of college she had taken a good secure job working for local government instead. And that’s what she’d been doing for fifteen years.
Her chart clearly revealed that her strengths, talents and amazing gifts were all geared toward working with animals and that she would meet with great success in these areas if she were to act upon them.
She was delighted with what her chart showed about her destiny and said that it confirmed what she had been feeling was right for her all along.
Fear & insecurity suppress your intuition
Many times you have a gut instinct about what your purpose is but your insecurities overshadow and suppress it. Finding your life purpose requires listening to your intuition. There are many signposts along the way during your life but you ignore them usually because of your fears.
For example, in my own life I doubted myself for years. I fell into the trap of believing that because I was good at something (financial sales) that it was my purpose to stay where I was in my “real” job. I’m not saying there is anything wrong with having a “real” job at all. What I want to point out is that many times we ignore our intuitive guidance and don’t trust our instincts because we assume that the conventional norms of society are right rather than trusting our own feelings.
And this is exactly what my client had been doing to herself for years as well. After the reading she began the process of looking into preparing to live out her life purpose. And last I heard from her she was very excited about how thing were coming together.
Asking for and following the signs
Then, I got another email from her. She was confused, upset and feeling insecure about her future again. She had been asking the Universe to provide signs for her that she was on the right track and hadn’t gotten any since right after her reading with me.
Why am I not getting any more signs when I ask for them? I’m afraid I’m making a mistake and I don’t want to throw away a good job and my future without a sign. Does this mean I shouldn’t go forward with my plans?
(She had read my book, “Navigating by Intuition: How to Follow the Signs” and was referring to a method I described about how to ask for specific signs).
Now that she had stopped getting signs she was afraid that she was on the wrong path.
A successful life requires that you develop faith
She had received many signs during her lifetime that she was meant to follow this path. This client had been afraid to act upon them because it would mean that she would eventually have to give up her current job security. So instead she did what many people do – she rationalized that it was “irrational” to do such a thing and began a cycle of constantly questioning her judgement.
Her intuition led her to me and to have an astrological life purpose consultation. When her chart confirmed everything she had been feeling it boosted her faith and confidence immensely. She realized that it wasn’t “irrational” to want to do what she had been longing to do and born to do. Her path was meant to be different from the “norm” in society of having a regular job, and she finally got that there was nothing wrong with that or with her.
The trouble arose when she started bumping up against the wall of her comfort zone. As she began planning how to live her purpose and leave her job her old insecurities rose up again. She began asking for “signs” to reassure her and to quiet the critical voices in her head that feared change and moving beyond her comfort zone.
Let be what is meant to be
The thing is that she had already gotten her biggest sign; that of the astrology life purpose reading which showed her the entire map of her life just as she had been feeling it was meant to be. The session confirmed what she had intuitively been pulled toward her whole life.
At some point you have to be able to go on faith alone. You have to move forward even when you feel scared and insecure. If you keep asking for signs over and over even after receiving one as clear as the life blueprint contained in your astrology chart you are reinforcing your fears rather than moving confidently in the direction of your dreams.
You are telling the Universe that the “biggest” sign wasn’t good enough and that you want to remain scared and stuck. And since the Universe reads your thoughts and feelings it will deliver exactly what you have ordered up – more fear, indecisiveness and remaining stuck in your comfort zone.
Relax and keep going
When you relax and start moving forward on the path toward your destiny the signs will reappear – but don’t wait until they do or build your entire life upon getting a sign otherwise you will remain stuck. You must always continue to move confidently in the direction of your dream even in the absence of a sign.
This is not to say that you should do something rash like quit your job before you save up money or develop a good transition plan. Keep going and taking one step after another in the direction of your destiny and eventually the signs will return.
Always remember that signs reinforce action not inaction.
Have you been holding yourself back? Can you see how fear keeps you stuck? What will you do differently from now on?
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“The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you.” –George Savile
Today I am excited to share an interview with intuitive numerologist Kari Samuels.
1. What is numerology?
Numerology is a beautiful art and science that has a myriad of applications. There are endless possibilities for its usefulness. It’s very similar to it’s sister science, Astrology, which can be used for timing events, relationship compatibility, understanding a person’s spiritual lessons, psychology, and even karma!
2. How did you discover numerology and why were you drawn to it?
I have always loved numbers! I used to love figuring out number sequences as a little girl. I was also always drawn to all things mystical, as long as I can remember. When I was in my late twenties, I began to discover my gifts as an intuitive, and started reading tarot cards. The tarot has such a beautiful intricate number sequence that my desire to learn more about the archetypes of the cards led me learn about numerology.
I read in a tarot book how to discern someone’s Life Path Number and thought that would be a fun way to start my readings with clients. I was totally blown away by how accurate it was! I started seeing patterns in people’s lives based on their numerology and developed my own insight about the numbers through what I learned from doing readings with clients. The accuracy and insight the numbers reveal never cease to amaze me. It totally reinforces for me how divinely guided we are in the Universe.
3. What is numerology used for?
Your name and your birth date are the map for your soul’s purpose. Every letter of your name (yes, letters are used in numerology too!) and every number in your birth date is a blueprint of your destiny. Letters and numbers are vibrations, they have a sacred geometry and vibration that shapes the way you experience the world.
Your personal numerology reveals what your talents are, your abilities, how you experience your emotions, your intuitive gifts, your desires, challenges and opportunities. You can get a sense of what subconscious fears a person has. I can actually use numerology as a portal into people’s past life experiences. Karmic lesson numbers reveal traumas that a person has carried into a person’s life. It’s amazing what you can discover!
I love doing relationship readings with numerology, because opposites attract. A person’s numerology chart will reveal what makes a person tick, so when you help a partner understand what their specific needs are, you can help them communicate better. It’s sort of like knowing what breed of dog you are 🙂
You can also use numerology to find the best time to plan an event or product launch that would be fortuitous. It can be used for naming projects or people, and finding the most harmonious home – since all houses have numbers as identifiers.
4. What can numerology predict?
Numerology forecasts are similar to weather forecast. You can discern what energy will be influencing you at different times. There is really a season for everything -for action, rest, creativity, logic, stability, adventure. Numerology helps us with all of this. We have personal cycles and global cycles. For instance, all of 2013 we are influenced by the number 6, since 2+0+1+3=6. 6 is the number of balance, harmony, relationships, and family responsibility. Balance is a theme in so many people’s lives right now. Particularly since last year was a 5 Universal Year, and 5 energy always loves to rock the boat. We had a lot of that in 2012!
Since the numbers change around the world every day there are Universal cycles and Personal cycles that can be determined with numerology. It helps to know not only how to plan appropriately, but why things are happening.
5. Can you give us a brief synopsis of the numbers 1-9 and their meanings?
This is one of the reasons I love numerology the most. There are only 9 numbers to learn!
1 – Beginnings, initiation, innovation, action, independence, assertiveness, competition
2 – Peace, harmony, intuition, sensitivity, relationships, love, diplomacy
3 – Creativity, cooperation, social, optimism, joy, fertility, verbal ability, heartfelt expression
4 – Stability, safety, security, paternity, logical, grounded
5 – Freedom, adventure, change, experience, risk, adventure
6 – Balance, love, harmony, family responsibility, domestic
7 – Mystical, mysterious, insightful, discerning, research, breakthrough consciousness
8 – Abundance, passion, prosperity, finances, big wins and big losses, strength
9 – Wisdom, counseling, humanitarianism, compassion, old soul
6. What are master numbers? Does seeing repeating number patterns mean anything?
Master numbers are the double digit numbers 11, 22 and 33. They have a broad range of potential that requires mastery to channel properly. They require going through many lessons to realize the fullest benefit, so both the challenges and rewards are immense.
Spirit Guides often communicate through number sequences to get our attention! It’s a way that we can know that we are in sync with our divine purpose, or that we need to get more on track! If you use apply the general meanings of the numbers, you can get a sense of what messages your Guides are sharing with you.
7. What does a numerology reading entail?
Each numerologist will have their own unique way of interpreting the numbers. Since I am an intuitive numerologist, I use the numbers in your birth chart to help you understand your life purpose, why you have experienced the circumstances in your life from a spiritual perspective, and what gifts you have chosen to share with the world. I can also help you understand any subconscious blocks you have from manifesting your gifts. I’m also an energy healer so I would help you in clearing those patterns as well.
8. How can readers get in touch with you if they’d like a numerology reading?
I have so many resources for you! I have a Facebook and Twitter page where I share your daily numerology forecasts, I do monthly Youtube videos, and I have a completely free ebook, “Numerology Guide to a Happy Life” that helps you find and interpret, in detail, everything I discussed here today. You can get this by signing up for my newsletter at www.karisamuels.com. I love sharing this information with people!
Share your questions for Kari. Have you ever ever calculated your “numbers?” Did they make sense for your life?
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Kari Samuels is an Intuitive Counselor and Happiness Coach. She is highly sought-after for her expertise and innovation as a numerologist. Using the letters of your name and the numbers in your birth date – she can tune into your past, present and future, decipher your destiny, and guide you on your path toward happiness like a human GPS. You can find Kari at: www.karisamuels.com
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