September 11, 2001, is a day we will never forget.
Even now, ten days later, I can not think about the events without becoming emotional. As a numerologist, I have a tendency to analyze dates and related numbers any time something happens. This time, however, I did not think about numbers until several days later. And even then, somewhat reluctantly.
When I finally did look at the numbers for that day, I realized that it was a 5 Universal Day (freedom, chaos, unexpected events) with a 16 Pinnacle (Karmic; death and rebirth). While that is a combination capable of bringing great havoc, we have had days with a 5 Universal Day number and a 16 Pinnacle before - days that slipped into history without attracting much attention. However, we have never before had a day containing this exact number sequence: 9-11-2001.
Many people also recognized the fact that the number 11 seems to appear over and over in relation to the events of that day. For example, the actual day number is 11, the first plane to hit the towers was Flight 11, it had 92 people on board - 9+2=11, the name Afghanistan contains 11 letters, and so forth.
Why would the number 11 appear to be so dominant on that day?
After all, the number 11 is the least aggressive of all numbers. The 11, like the 2, is a non-confrontational, sensitive, and peace-loving number. So it appears to make little sense that the 11 is recognized by so many people in connection with the satanically, cold-hearted actions of a relatively small group of perversely distorted religious zealots. And to those who sent me emails, here is the good news: the number 11 does not represent the dark side of September 11, 2001.
To explain what I mean with that, let's talk about a few other numbers for a moment.
Over the past one thousand years, the only number that was a guaranteed common denominator among the birth dates of all the people, is the number 1. No matter what day a person was born, the first digit of the year of birth was always a 1; a subtle and underlying energy that slowly but surely pushed us towards learning and understanding the value and uniqueness of each and every individual. Now, in this new millennium, the only number found in every date, is the 2. This reflects a slight change within the forces that carry us forward. The focus shifted ever so slightly from individuality (singularity) to fellowship (association). Numerology has always told us, that the new millennium ushers in a global sense of brother/sisterhood. That this is the millennium of peace and sharing.
It is against this backdrop, that the recent events took place. And it is against this backdrop that the association with the number 11 makes sense.
The distance between good and evil expands.
Those human beings who can not ignore their feelings of empathy, sympathy, compassion, tolerance, and love for others (to name but a few of our best properties) are moving in one direction. While those who are driven by the cold and empty world of concepts and believes alone - without the love and without the ability to feel some small amount of emotional identification, without the wisdom and the guidance of the heart - those who do not, within themselves, have a minimal respect for life - those people will be capable of extreme evil, and they will move in the opposite direction. But these are not the people we have to be concerned about. They are the evil the rest of the world will have to fight. But they have already proclaimed themselves to be of no value. They have shown that they have no respect for life. Not for others and not for their own.
We, however, have to be concerned with who we are, and the direction we choose to take.
And this we have all discovered in the past 10 days: our hearts are full of sympathy and love, of sharing and feeling connected, of reaching out to embrace each other. We have learned that we are much closer connected than we had realized. We have learned that respect and appreciation for life is intensely real within our hearts.
We have felt pain because we witnessed the pain of the victims.
As for myself. I will say this:
I am an immigrant.
I came to this country 22 years ago. I became a citizen of this country in January of 2000. But I became an American on September 11, 2001.
On one hand, this is a time of separation. Evil becomes more evil. At the same time, it is quite clear to me, that the expressions of the heart become stronger and louder.
This is what the 11, found in relation to the terrible events, represents. This is its message and its message is for us:
Two 1s sharing the same space, standing side by side. Each standing tall and offering strength to the other.
Each unique, but without the need to dominate the other.
Together they become a channel to receive and share the messages of the heart (whenever two or more gather in My Name.....).
By definition, they will become more than the sum of their parts.
The 11 has wisdom and powers of intuition not available to any single digit number.
The 11 is a Master Number because it has the potential to reach great heights in spiritual awareness and conscience.
The 11 understands human nature.
The 11 opens the door between the conscious and the sub-conscious.
The 11 is the first of the three Master Numbers, and, to all the loving, decent people of this world, represents a first step towards a thousand years of peace. It tells us, that we will be guided by our conscience and by our Maker.
A final note:
I have family in Holland and in Portugal. I have friends in Germany, Norway, England, Canada and other places. I have talked to many of them in the past 10 days. I learned that all over the world people cried and cried and felt so close to us and to the victims. This experience has brought together not only Americans, but all the good people of this world. It is as if mankind, as a singular entity, has to fight a war within itself. It is a civil war of global proportions.
The Date Analyzed:
September 11, 2001. (Those who are familiar with numerology and the way a birth date is analyzed, may recognize that the chart below is slightly different from a standard birth date analysis chart. The method used below is more suitable for events.)
September is the 9th month and is therefore a 9.
The 11th day remains an 11 when we add numbers, but is reduced to a 2 when we deduct numbers (the lower part of the chart).
The year 2001 is a 3 (2001 is a 3 Universal Year. For more about the basic calculation methods click here.)
9 11 3 = 23/5
Individually, the numbers tell us very little. They appear in many dates and, although their influence is real, it is in the combination of numbers, the way they are arranged and their relationship with each other, that we can perhaps learn more.
The 16/7 in the top represents the Fallen Tower (see 16/7 Karmic
Debt number). It stands on the shoulders of 11 and 14/5. The 11 represents our connection
with the Unknown - the spiritual world, the sub-conscious.
The 14/5 is another Karmic Debt number, representing a danger to freedom; chaos and the lack of choice.
The arrangement of the top part of the Diamond reveals a somewhat disturbing picture. But not without promise.
On this day, the soft and gentle 11, the most feminine energy we know, was thrown in with the 14 - a wild and uncontrolled energy with a lot of Karmic baggage relating to past abuses of freedom. The 14 contains anger and frustration (the 4) as well as aggression and brute force (the 1). The 11 and the 14 are discordant; this is not a happy marriage. Out of this relationship comes the 16, which is considered the most difficult of the four Karmic Debt numbers (13, 14, 16, and 19 are considered Karmic numbers in numerology).
The 16 represents death and rebirth. Numerologists compare the 16 with the Fallen Tower card in Tarot. It represents sudden disaster. However, the 16 also represents a great spiritual awakening as a direct result of a disaster. Symbolically speaking, the tower prevents us from seeing the light. It is an obstacle on our path. This is where the promise of the 16 is found. It is rebirth. It is an awakening.
The lower part of the Diamond reveals what is being asked from us. The challenges to which we have to rise.
The number 7 represents a different kind of spiritual force than the 11. The 11 deals with the mysterious powers that are around us; mysterious events, psychic powers, intuition, and so forth. The 7, at its core, is purely the search for God. The 7 represents the energy that drives us towards our Maker. But the dark side of the 7 is also what gives birth to the religious fanatics.
As a Challenge, the 7 demands from us a spiritual courage that directs us to a place inside of ourselves. Not on books, not on scriptures, not on dogmas, not on believes, not on blind faith, not on concepts, not on anything the mind can fathom. It requires us to surrender all of our religious luggage at the gate, so that all that is left is who you are - naked. Then you will be able to enter. In my opinion, the 7 as the first Challenge, asks us to look at our relationship with religion in this country. Perhaps we could be less heavy-handed and more tolerant. Perhaps somewhat less self-righteous and more understanding. Less dogmatic and more sincere. You do the math.
The 1 found as the second Challenge points towards leadership.
Again, most interesting is the number at the top or bottom of the chart. The number 6 is like a final promise and a final challenge at the same time. It represents love, compassion, and sacrifice. The 6 is family, community, togetherness, taking care of each other, teaching the young, healing the sick, comforting the old. The most harmonious of all numbers, the 6 at the tip of the Diamond tells me that in the end, all will be well. Mankind is like a big, big family. One day soon, six degrees - even a hundred degrees - of separation will mean nothing anymore.
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