Seven. Seventeen. Seventeen.

Seven.  Seventeen.  Seventeen.  7. 17. 17.  Seven means Completion!

Happy 32nd Birthday to me!

The number 7 has always been a special number for me.  Obviously, my birthday has always been on the 17th day of the Seventh month of the year.  However, this year it has a new meaning because its my Golden Birthday year.  The year where my Birth Date matches the year, Seventeen.  

According to Numberology.com Number 17 is a combination of the vibrations and attributes of the number 1 and Number 7.  Number 1 relates to new beginnings, motivation and progress, individuality, self-leadership and assertiveness, achievement and success.  Number 7 resonates with the energies of spiritual awakening and enlightenment, mysticism and psychic abilities, inner-wisdom, manifesting your desires and good fortune.  The number 17 is an auspicious number as it embodies the ‘new’ with manifesting good fortune.  Remember to be grateful for all that the Universe provides.

According to Bible.org Seven has an eminent place among sacred numbers in the Scriptures, and is associated with completion, fulfilment and perfection. In the creation narrative God rested from his work on the 7th day, and sanctified it. This gave a pattern to the Jewish sabbath on which man was to refrain from work (Ex. 20:10), to the sabbatic year (Lv. 25:2-6), and also to the year of jubilee, which followed 7 times 7 years (Lv. 25:8).   The priests encompassed Jericho 7 times (Jos. 6:4).  At the miraculous feeding of 4,000 from 7 loaves and a few fishes (Mk. 8:1-9), the 7 baskets full collected afterwards may indicate that Jesus can satisfy completely. 

So as you can see Seven. Seventeen. Seventeen is my year of fulfillment and completion. This is my year to live out what I have been scared to do these last few years discuss in depth my story and my purpose.  I have been going back and forth with starting a blog centered around my Grief and Loss journey, mainly because its a journey and God isn't done with me yet.  I still have bad days when it comes to going through the stages of grief, but I knew that creating a safe place was what I needed.  A safe place or community of women who have gone through similar experiences with loss and are ready to share their stories to help encourage other women. I wanted to create a safe place to be vulnerable, to laugh, to cry, to be happy, to celebrate, to encourage, to engage, and to interact and to let women know that they are not alone on this journey.

Seven is Completion.  7 + 1 = 8 Eight is New Beginnings.  So, please join me as I begin something new in sharing stories of grief and loss to inspire and encourage others that they are not alone.

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