Personal Year 4 Numerology Meaning
The personal year number in Numerology is a brief synopsis or picture of the year ahead.
Like a horoscope, it can show you what is on the horizon in your life, and it can also teach you a great deal about yourself and your ultimate life purpose.
Like all numerological data, personal year numbers are based on the date we came into this world.
The date and time of your origin, as well as your birth name, can be used to calculate an entire matrix of data about the deeper aspects of your being known as your Numerology chart.
The data we find in our Numerology chart can tell us a lot about ourselves and the life we are leading, providing clues that can help us uncover the deeper meaning and purpose of our lives.
By taking the time to understand your personal year, you are preparing yourself to take advantage of future opportunities or deal with possible difficulties.
Arriving at Your Personal Year Number
Calculating your personal year number is a three step process in which you must reduce larger numbers (the present year and your date of birth) into single digit root numbers and then combine them.
These root numbers are 0-9 that have specific characteristics or personality traits that can help us understand ourselves and our life situations with greater depth.
The first step to discovering your current personal year number is to reduce the present year into a Universal Year Number. To do that, you simply add the separate digits in the year together like this: 2 + 0 + 1 + 7 = 10, then: 1 + 0 = 1.
The next step is to add up the specific digits in your complete birth date. In the case of someone who was born on October 2, 1980 it would look like this:
1 + 0 + 2 + 1 + 9 + 8 + 0 = 21
2 + 1 = 3
The final step is to add these two numbers together and that is your personal year number. In the case of someone born on October 2, 1980, their personal year number in 2017 would be a 4.
The Cycle of Personal Years
Our lives all have ups and downs in terms of material prosperity, love and relationships, career success and the satisfaction we get from the spiritual aspect of our lives.
As we navigate the vicissitudes of life, we all notice periods in which our experience seems to change according to some logic that we do not understand.
The cycle of personal years is a repeating pattern of personal year numbers running from 1-9 and then starting all over again. Our lives are always shaped by both personal and universal forces.
When you evaluate your personal year number you are seeing how the universal and personal energies are coming together to shape the upcoming year.
What to Expect in a 4 Year
The influence of your personal year number begins in January of that year, and comes direct in your personal month. When you are in the midst of a 4 year, it is a time to lay solid foundations on which to build in the future.
If 1 years are for beginning projects, and 2 and 3 years are the years in which you form partnerships and get really creative, a 4 year is the year in which you see your plans become tangible realities that require consistent, detail-oriented work.
When you are in a 4 year, it is not a time to get creative or make changes to the plans that you laid out the previous year (3 years are when you are at your creative best).
If you get an urge to make major changes in a business or creative project in a 4 year, think twice. A 4 personal year is for putting the nose to the grindstone and getting the work done.
Special Years – 22/4 Personal Years
Everything you just read goes out the window if your personal year was a 22/4 year. A 22/4 year occurs when your personal year and universal year numbers add up to 22.
Normally you would reduce the number 22 to 4 and call it a 4 personal year. However, 22 is a master number that is sure to influence your personal year in a special way. So numerologists refer to this as a 22/4 year.
In a 22/4 personal year, it is important to honor any opportunity to allow the influence of master number 22 to shine in your activities. If there is an opportunity for you to make a change in your plan that will benefit large numbers of people, it is a great idea to go for it!
The Essence of a 4 Personal Year
The symbolic essence of the number 4 is best captured in the Major Arcana of the Tarot. The number 4 card is the Emperor. The number 4 is associated with the material world, and its influence brings mastery over material factors in our lives.
The Emperor is the ruler of his domain, but it is also a card representing sacrifice.
In a 4 personal year you may have to sacrifice some of the freedom and enjoyment that you experienced in previous years and go about the hard work of managing your project and bringing about a successful outcome.
A 4 personal year is also an auspicious time for marriage. Marriages and relationships that begin in a 4 year are likely to begin on a firm foundation. In a 4 year, you are likely to make good, level headed decisions.
Just don’t veer far from the plans that you have made and you will be successful.