How to find your personal year in the 9 year cycle….
Birth date + birth month + current year
Example: 15 August + current year 2016
1+5+8=14 = 5 +2+0+1+6 = 14 = 5 Here the number 5 will finish at end of this time of year
Example: 7 April + next year 2017
7+4 =11 = 2 + 2+0+1+7 = 12 = 3 Here the number 3 will begin at start of new year
What do the numbers mean?
The following information is a guideline only; and is taken from the web. Please also do your own research.
1: Beginning – The Sun – Ausar – Omnipresence Masculinity – Yang – individuality – needing own space. If you are in Personal Year 1 you really need to re-examine your goals. This is the year that lays down the foundation for all the years in the new cycle. This would be an awesome year to start new projects. Your main focus should be on yourself and what your passions and goals are for your life. Negative to watch out for: Withdrawing from the world
2: Connecting – The moon – Auset – Yemaya – femininity – yin – balance, harmony,intuition. If you are in the Personal Year 2 it will be a year you need to focus on your relationship with others. Now it is important to listen and compromise. You need to be sensitive to the needs of others; highly developed sensitivity can be both a positive and negative in life. This will be a slow, but valuable year. Negative to watch out for: Being emotionally fragile.
3: Creating – Jupiter – authority – ambition – communication – strong sense of duty. If you are in the Personal Year 3 it will be a year you need to express yourself, to come in touch with your true feelings and emotions. This may be done in so many different ways; through socializing, writing, singing, painting, dancing and so on and on. This is about telling the truth as you see it. This year can be both agonizing and inspirational. Negative to watch out for: Can take on too much with a tendency to burn-out.
4: Building – Uranus – rebellious – re-former – unconventional ideals. If you are in the Personal Year 4 it may be that you will have a lot of hard work to do. This is when you should lay down a solid foundation for your future and getting things in order. On the practical side it may propose taking care of business such as securing your home or starting a family. On the emotional level it may be to finally start the task of digging into your roots. If you have unsolved issues in your past this is the year to straighten things out. Negative to watch out for: Having self-discipline and needing to have defined boundaries.
5: Changing – Mercury – Eshu/Sebek – versatility – gifted communicator – If you are in the Personal year 5 it is all about changing in almost any aspect. It could simply just involve getting a new job or moving to a new location. Perhaps you discover a new skill you want to master. Needless to say this is an awesome year to travel and expand your horizons. On the deeper level it could involve change in inner believes. Living life to the full; finding the fun in life. Negative to watch out for: Being highly-strung; being unstable; addiction.
6: Nurturing – Venus – Oshun/Het-Heru – romance – beauty – attraction – magnetic. If you are in the Personal year 6 it is all about your loved ones. During this year it will be very important to care for and show your family members appreciation. This is a time when your life revolves around your family, groups, and community. Negative to watch out for: Fear of being alone; over involvement in other people’s lives.
7: Re-Evaluating – Neptune – artistic – psychic – philosophical – If you are in the Personal year 7 it is all about making sure you get some time to meditate in solitude. Re-examine your core values. You may want to seek advice from a healer or someone else whom you trust. If you ever dreamed of taking a Sabatical year this would certainly be a great time to do exactly that. This is a year for cleansing. It is also a year of legal matters. There is a high probability that legal disputes are resolved during the course of the year. Negative to watch out for: Restlessness; being over analytical; being too anxious.
8: Expanding – Saturn – depth & intensity – great success or great failure. If you are in the year 8 you are meant to empower yourself. Being driven by the desire for success in all areas of life; making things work.This is when you need to step up and lead; be the boss. Take responsibility and be the authority. Show that you are capable of being in charge. It could be something in your daily life such as taking charge of organizing a school event or whatever. It could also be stepping up as a leading power figure in a company. This is about power. Don’t abuse the power. Remember with power also comes responsibility and integrity. Negative to watch out for: Over achieving; too materialistic.
9: Completing – Mars – Ogun/Herukhti – being warrior-like – determination – This is the final year of the nine-year cycle. Completion and closure are key words this year. This is the time to come to terms with all that you have accomplished during the current cycle. How did everything work out as you think back to year 1 when you laid down the foundation? Are you closer to your goals? Are you living your passion? Now is the time to wrap things up. You also need to forgive and forget whatever you have lost or not accomplished. Accept yourself and others warts and all. Learn the lessons. You will soon be starting a new cycle. Be prepared. The final year is also about money and assets. People who have gone through the cycle in a caring and passionate manner may often find their wealth has increased. Negative to watch out for: Being over judgmental.