True colours: Your numerology cycles October 16 - 31
The leaves are losing their chlorophyll, according to a TV meteorologist, and showing their true colors underneath. They are rapidly piling up everywhere. My Lululemon yoga pants are magnets for dead leaves. I return from walks in the park festooned with stubborn clinging remainders of summer foliage. They remind me, not so much of death, but the tenacity of life.
Halloween was originally created, not for jack-o'-lanterns and witches on brooms, but for the departed who are honored on All Souls’ Day. Witches, as you may already know, were only added to the Halloween festivities in the 1800s. And, the first jack-o'-lanterns were actually turnips.
Calculate Your Key Number
To find out what the rest of (month) has in store for you, calculate your key number by adding the day and month of your birth. Continue adding until you arrive at a single digit. For example, if your birthday is October 14, your personal number is determined as follows: 10 + 14 = 24. Then 2 + 4 = 6, and you have the key number (6) that you will keep for life.
Key number 1
The mini-preview of the next cycle year continues. Watch carefully to see the kind of conditions you must anticipate. Pay attention to finances, as there will be a tendency to be overly generous, perhaps with yourself. New toys are recommended because you have earned them, but keep it all within reason. New iPhone?
If you feel you may be unwise, leave your credit card at home. In career life your inner executive will be at work organizing, suggesting and generally being helpful or even autocratic. You may be surprised with the appearance of money from an unexpected source. Keep eyes open for a new and progressive opportunity coming as the result of seeds that you have planted in the past. Remember this is a harvest cycle, so what shows up now is what you have created with your thoughts, words and deeds in the past. Not happy with your harvest? Perhaps time for attitude adjustments.
Key number 2
Be forgiving of yourself if you are feeling temperamental or moody during this intense cycle month full of changes and endings. Whatever is not working in your projects, practical or personal – yes this includes relationships – must continue to be examined to see if it is worth pushing forward. Social life may be overly abundant. Avoid a tendency to say yes, when you would actually like to climb under the duvet and hide. Be kind to yourself, but avoid being overly critical of others.
Keep a strong focus on your own inner life. Monitor your own attitudes and prejudices. A tendency to be judgmental and to verbalize judgments is unwise. More so than usual. Listen to your intuition, it mostly speaks truth except when it is at war with will.
Key number 3
As in the first half of this month, it is important to continue to imagine and create your future. Remember this is a mini preview of the next year. In this time you are capable of planting seeds of attitude and action which can bring you to a different kind of life. Nothing is too wild for you to imagine happening. Indulge yourself in images of what your life could be if you were capable of unlimited confidence in yourself.
Yes – there will be some trembling moments of uncertainty and doubt. There always is at the beginning of a new venture. You are in the planning stages of the building of the next part of your life. Take it seriously, overcome doubt, plant seeds and build the amazing future you have not allowed yourself to think of in the past.
Key number 4
Tact and cooperation are the key elements to getting you through this emotional and sensitive time. When you must speak up for yourself, do it in a calm and rational manner. This is a time to keep the vinegar in the back of the cupboard, and spread honey lavishly. Avoid pushing forward with new ideas now. Be patient, and stay in the background as much as you can. This for your own benefit, as much is for the benefit of others. If you allow yourself to become the supporter and the cooperator in family life and close personal relationships, and even at work, you will be much appreciated.
It is not a lifetime sentence, but staying in the background and being sweet is the best way to navigate this sensitive, and somewhat confusing cycle month. Remember it is a mini preview of your next year, so keeping a low profile is a good strategy.