Thursday, December 31, 2015

2016 Predictions

2016 A 9 Universal Year: The Year of Extremes
 “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us….” Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

Number 9
Positive traits:  Humane, compassionate, tolerant, forgiving, charitable, intuitive, fair, ethical, insightful, authoritative, natural leader, creative, astute, spiritual, benevolent, loving.
Negative traits: Resentful, critical, intolerant, self-righteousness, stubborn, judgmental, impersonal, suspicious, hateful, vindictive, lack of integrity, over-emotional, prejudiced.

Every number in Numerology has positive and negative qualities. The Number 9 is one of those numbers that is all or nothing.  It is the number of extremes either displaying the positive qualities of the 9 or the negative and nothing in between.  A 9 has the capacity to either save the world or destroy it. We can look to examples of Mother Teresa and Mahatma Gandhi, both 9 Lifepaths, for selfless service to others and an example of true humanitarians. We can also look at the darker side of the 9 by examples of Heinrich Himmler, Ayatollah Khomeini and John Wayne Gacy who were also 9 Lifepaths. In 2016, we will be witness to the best and the worst humanity has to offer and on some level, we already sense this.

No other year can unite humanity in a common cause as much as a 9 Universal Year.
World leaders are working together to combat the global terrorist threat from ISIS. The number 9 stresses international and the potential for war. A war on terror is a war nonetheless. The fact ISIS is basing its actions on religious ideology is very much in alignment with the Number 9 because it stresses our religious beliefs. It makes it a more difficult war to fight. Besides the threat of ISIS, other conflicts between countries have the potential to flare up.  Conflicts will not only be fought on the ground but also through computer hacking. We are entering an age of cyber terrorism where computers and the Internet connect the world.

Many of us look at the 2016 Presidential Election as a reflection of the worst and the best candidates America has to offer. It is unfathomable that a presidential candidate could insult people, incite racism and fear but that is exactly what is happening. As 2016 progresses, the contrast between ideologies and candidates will become even more apparent and we will witness fanatical support on each side. 2016 will push the boundaries of human emotion.

The 9 Universal Year stresses letting go of what no longer serves our greatest and highest good and sometimes in order to do so, we need to identify what we need to release. We have to come to a decision by making observations and comparisons of good and evil, light and darkness, love or hate. 2016 will show us the contrasts. What will humanity choose?

The 9 brings completion and will even influence global economies that are unstable as well as governments that no longer function. The rise and fall of both have already begun but 2016 will bring about the finality, the ending, the culmination.

In 2015, the United Nations Climate Change Conference took place but 2016 will demonstrate how important this meeting was as we will experience extremes in weather. Storms will be described as the “strongest ever recorded.” The Universe is about to place emphasis on our obligation to take care of the planet we all live in.

To use the energy of the 9 Universal Year in a positive way, we must refrain from prejudice and be compassionate to our fellow brothers and sisters no matter what their religious beliefs are. We must choose to be tolerant, non-judgmental, charitable and forgiving in order for a 9 Universal Year to reward us.  2016 will be revolutionary when it comes to civil rights and human rights. It will also offer us many opportunities to help our weaker brothers and sisters.

2016 will be a turning point and although it may seem tumultuous, it is very necessary in order for mankind to evolve. We simply have to trust in the Divine plan and know that in order to change the world; we have to go through change itself.  As we close doors in 2016, we need to remind ourselves to turn around and look forward to 2017. We need to trust the process that in order to begin there must be an end.



Other Predictions
Religion:
This will be a year that places emphasis on our religious beliefs and will also allow us to become more spiritually in touch. It is a year to expect miracles, signs and messages and greater awareness.
Weather:
Texas, the Carolinas, the East Coast and California can expect severe flooding. Flooding will cause dams to be breached and there will be mudslides in California.  Cyclones and Super Typhoons will be especially dangerous and although our Atlantic Hurricane season has been mild, 2016 will be more active. The East coast is already experiencing an unusually mild winter while the western half of the United States is snowy and cold. The East Coast is not off the hook as there will be at least one major Nor’easter.
Weather will be extreme in 2016, breaking records and we will be hearing the words “super storm” used often.  
The Planet:
Mother Nature is trying to get our attention that we need to take care of this planet we all live on and it has to be a global effort. We will be seeing the effects of climate change by extreme weather but we also will experience ever increasing intensity of earthquakes. We also will be discussing meteors, asteroids and solar flares in 2016. 
Police Brutality
This issue is not going away and more and more videos and news stories about police brutality will be in the headlines. There will be an incredible focus on civil rights next year and we can expect major incidents which can once again spark protests and demonstrations.
I also think our prisons will receive a great deal of attention, whether it is the release of non-violent prisoners or prison reform itself.
Crime
Unfortunately crime is on the rise and in 2016, it will continue to escalate. Murder rates will rise. Sadly, we will hear of mass shootings on college campuses and in our schools. This will prompt heated discussion over gun control.
Economy:
 Lowered oil prices have caused the destabilization of the economies in many countries. We will be seeing a wave of defaults in payment of loans and money will not be as easy to borrow. This is going to place a great deal of stress on major banks. Deutsche Bank, the German global banking and financial services company is vulnerable.
Europe, China and Japan’s economies will be most at risk. The US stock market will still experience volatility.
August is an important month to watch.
Specific Companies: Economy
Dunkin Donuts, Lumber Liquidators, Walmart, Kohl’s, Penney’s, and Sears will not have a good financial year.
Clash of Ideologies:
No other year is going to emphasize differences in beliefs as much as 2016 especially when it comes to religious beliefs.
Planned Parenthood is the largest single provider of reproductive health services including abortions and religious groups will continue to actively fight against abortions making Planned Parenthood their major target. In 2016, this already volatile issue will lead to greater discussion and potentially violence.
Human Rights
One of the major themes of 2016 will be human rights. Non-discrimination is a major part of human rights and we will be witness to both discrimination itself as well as fighting against discrimination.
We will become painfully aware of the needs of the less fortunate: the homeless, elderly and the sick and hopefully it will strike a chord of compassion in us all. It should be a significant year for charities.
A natural disaster or something war-related could be the catalyst for our taking action to help those in need.
Celebrities:
Bill Cosby has decided to sue some of the women who accused him of sexual assault and we will be hearing a lot about this in the upcoming year. 2017 will be his reckoning and not in a good way.
Justin Bieber is in for a tough year in 2016. It could be health related but more than likely he breaks the law again and this time, he will not be able to get away with it. The sooner he realizes he has to follow the rules, the easier his life will become.
Rosie O’Donnell has been experiencing family problems, most notably just going through a divorce and dealing with her estranged daughter. The problems with her family will continue.  Her Numerology Chart shows a difficult start to 2016. It is also possible that she may create controversy or be drawn into it by way of her past with Donald Trump.


Alison Baughman first discovered Numerology as a child, studied it for a lifetime and began her professional career as a Numerologist in 1999. Today, Alison is a professional Numerologist, Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master, author, lecturer, and radio personality. She is the author of the highly rated book on Numerology “Speaking to Your Soul Through Numerology” available at http://www.amazon.com.
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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Numerically Speaking: Thoughts on the 2016 Presidential Election


If a person has been successful enough in life to propel them to run for the Presidency, you can rest assured that they have a powerful Numerology Chart. This makes deciphering the numbers and determining the winner quite challenging, especially when the field of candidates has not been narrowed down. I will focus upon the front-runners for now and will revisit this after the Democratic and Republican Conventions. I do believe this list represents the serious contenders.

R-Donald Trump
Not going to happen.
Donald Trump’s major nemesis in the upcoming year is his combative nature and his inability to edit what he says. He will be going into a 2 Personal Year which does not allow for arguments and confrontations and that type of behavior will be his undoing in 2016 unless he has a personality makeover which is highly doubtful. His Challenge Number tells us that he does not take criticism lightly and he clearly has shown his vulnerability in this area. In 2016, he cannot act with retribution and argue with anyone who critiques him because doing so will cause him far greater problems.
He has so much Karma in his Numbers that I do not know where to start but I can tell you that he is learning the power of his words in this lifetime. He suffers from “open mouth, insert foot syndrome.” I began writing this before he made the statement to ban all Muslims from entering the United States and he is already receiving backlash.
Given what I see in his Numerology Chart, it is unlikely he will become the next President, in fact, I would guarantee it.  With that being said, the fact that he is an unconventional candidate who is quite popular should send a message to politicians that the American public are quite fed up with status quo. For that reason, Donald Trump does serve a real purpose.
We are entering a 9 Universal Year in 2016 and the 9 goes to extremes, often reflecting the best and the worst humanity has to offer. I believe Donald Trump reflects the latter.
The energy in his chart is not supportive at pivotal times this year being the Republican Convention, Election Day and the Inauguration Day. I think his bid for the Presidency will end in July.
If, for some miracle, he is the nominee for the Republican Party and runs against Hillary Clinton, she will win.

D-Hillary Clinton
It is time to finish this.
Hillary should be sending a really nice gift to Donald Trump for making her look like the lesser of two evils. When your greatest opposition can be “his own worst enemy”, you just have to stay the course and look relatively competent. Hillary is not only experienced but also very capable.
There is great intensity in Hillary’s chart suggesting closure on something very important in her life. It certainly could be the loss of a loved one but if we apply it to her career, it could be the final run at the Presidency. She is an a 9 Personal Year in 2016. Her Essence Number is a 5 which suggests change in job and quite frankly, could be change in address such as moving to the White House.
There is no question Hillary has a difficult road ahead during the campaign but she has stellar energy present in her chart on Election Day which is a 1 Personal Day for her and also on Inauguration Day which is an 11 Day for her.   I would say there is a very good chance Hillary will be our next President but I withhold a final decision until I see who she is running against.  I can tell you that her Numerology Chart is far more supportive of success this time around as compared to her chart the last time she ran for President.

R-Marco Rubio
Move over Donald.
 Marco will rise in the polls before it is all said and done but it still looks as though 2016 will be a very trying year for him.  He has a good chance of overtaking Donald Trump’s popularity. There are quite a few positives in his chart. I think he will get the Republican Nomination.
He will be in a 6 Personal Year in 2016 which matches his Lifepath Number and usually when you have that kind of configuration, it is an important year in your life. During the Republican Convention, he will be in a 4 Personal Month which usually slows down momentum. Having an 8 for your Personal Month Number in November during the election is a very good thing but on the actual Election Day, it will be a 16/7 Personal Day for him which often represents “rise to fall”. March will be a pivotal month to see if he moves forward with his bid for the Presidency.
It is interesting to note that Marco Rubio has many similarities in his chart to George Bush who was a 6 Lifepath and won the Presidency in his 6 Personal Year. The Republican National Convention will be held in Cleveland, Ohio which is also a 6 vibration.

D-Bernie Sanders
Sorry Hillary, he has a good chance.
Bernie Sanders also has several positive markers in his Numerology Chart at the moment. He will be in an 8 Personal Year in 2016 which should give him recognition and opportunity for greater success. I expect his campaign will take a more serious turn in 2016.   His age is 74 (7+4=11) which suggests there is something important about 2016 and the 11 Master Number puts him in the spotlight. On Election Day, he will be in a 1 Personal Month but the day is not as supportive because it is a 9 Personal Day for him. On Inauguration Day, he has an 8 Day which signals recognition for your achievements. If for whatever reason Hillary does not win the Democratic Nomination, Bernie Sanders will be the Democratic Candidate. .

R-Ted Cruz
Don’t underestimate him
He is another candidate that has the potential to pull ahead of the pack and his Numerology Chart also presents a threat to Hillary Clinton.  He is in a 1 Pinnacle which allows a person to rise to the top regarding career. His 1 Pinnacle and 1 Maturity Number suggests leadership. He has very supportive energy at the time of the Republican Convention, Election and Inaugural Day if he makes it that far. February is a key month to watch.