It’s time for another awesome reader question!
Awesome Dude asks: “I was wondering what your thoughts were on 111/1111 (1:11/11:11). I’ve read a lot of different things, and I’ve been experiencing 111/1111 ever since I read a post on Steve Pavlina’s blog. Do you think it’s something higher/spiritual or do you think I’m LOA-ing all of these 1’s for some reason? My Significant Other has been experiencing these as well since I’ve introduced them to her. I’m haunted by them constantly, and I’m not sure what they mean. It’s been like this for the past year or so. “
I’ve received that question numerous times in the last few weeks. Readers are wondering if these are signs from the Universe, if they mean anything or if there’s something that they should be doing.
Disclaimer: Reading this post may very well cause you to see more number synchronicities. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Buwhahahahaha.
The magnificence of creation
First of all, there’s no need to worry. Number synchronicities are a good thing. They are simply a manifestation, just like everything else in your reality.
You are manifesting (or receiving) all day long. Every little detail in your reality has been drawn to you by you, even if it wasn’t done consciously (and let’s face it, most of it wasn’t). So, the song that you hear on the radio is a manifestation. The particular waitress that served you at the coffee shop is a manifestation. The fact that you were delayed for 10 seconds by the hobo asking for change and wishing you a nice day so that you wouldn’t run into your ex-boyfriend on your way to work, is a manifestation. You are constantly aligning with experiences, big and tiny, that match your vibration. And for the most part, you’re not aware of any of it, unless something goes wrong, or you deem something as “missing”. So, as you go through your day, the Universe has orchestrated millions of tiny moments and details to perfection, all essentially mirroring your wonderful vibration, and all you notice is that you’re still single. The magnificence of your power of creation is completely and totally lost on you, if you’re like most people.
Enter number synchronicities
When we see 11:11 or 17:17 on the clock, or our bill comes to $40.40, or whatever, we get this little jolt of recognition. We notice that something special has occurred, especially when it happens again and again. Nothing has really changed – the Universe hasn’t done anything that it doesn’t do all day every day. The only thing that’s different is that this particular orchestrating of details, this particular manifestation, got your attention. Nudging you to wake up just in time so that the first thing you’ll see is the clock reading 5:55, is no different for the Universe than sending you the impulse to remember to pick up your dry cleaning or to turn left at the next street instead of right so that you’ll just happen to chance upon your dream house. Only, you often won’t credit the Universe (or more accurately, your own manifesting power) when these small things happen. You think you just remembered your dry cleaning, and that it was luck that you found that house. You don’t remember the impulses, perhaps dozens or even hundreds of them, that led you there.
And that’s ok. Because if every impulse you followed had to be completely conscious, your world would’ve fallen apart years ago. If there wasn’t some automatic process in place, we couldn’t exist. So often, when you relax and go on autopilot, when you walk down the street while deep in thought, or you drive home like a zombie, you begin to follow all kinds of intuitive little nudges that help to get you where you want to go. Remember that you don’t have to ever make anything happen, you just have to stop fighting the process. So, the second you relax, let go and allow, those little nudges take over and move you ever closer to your dream man or that million dollar idea.
So, most of the time, we are completely unaware of this gigantic and complex process that nudges gajillions of details into place in order to perfectly orchestrate every second of every day of our lives. But when those number synchronicities happen, we take notice. It catches our attention. We begin to get just a glimpse of all the tiny details that had to fall into place, of the incredible sense of timing that was required in order to orchestrate a seemingly insignificant event like putting us in the stadium on the very day that the basketball player shoots the basket, causing us to look up at the score board at precisely the time when the clock reads 11:11. It seems like a massive coincidence, until it happens again. And again. And again. And while these events generally aren’t important in the grand scheme of things, if you take a moment to think about it, about what had to be orchestrated and lined up to make such a moment happen, you may actually get a glimpse of your own, massive power.
Why would the Universe knock itself out for irrelevant details?
We may wonder why the Universe would “waste” its massive resources to orchestrate such seemingly irrelevant events. But that’s the thing: There are no irrelevant events. Everything is organized right down to the tiniest details. It’s like that movie, The Truman Show, where Jim Carrey is in raised in a Reality TV show. His world is actually a set and every person he interacts with is an actor. He has no idea that every detail of his life is actually planned and executed by someone on his behalf. Well, your reality creation is just like that, only you’re not only the star of the show, but the writer and director, as well. The Universe is the stage hand, the props department, the lighting guy, the casting director, etc. It will make sure the actual work gets done. And every detail is orchestrated by you for you. No request is too small. No part too insignificant to cast perfectly.
When you consider that this isn’t just happening to and for you, but to and for every other human, animal, plant and consciousness on the planet (and beyond…yond…yond…yond…), you begin to realize just how miraculous the entire process is.
It’s like a wink from the Universe
Seeing number synchronicities is like getting a wink from the Universe. You are, in that moment, recognizing that something has lined up. You are consciously acknowledging a manifestation. You can take this a step further and begin to notice that you got your favorite waitress at the coffee shop, that the bus showed up at just the right time, that your presentation at work went smoothly, that your lunch was cooked to perfection, that the ladies at the table next to you at dinner were having such a great time that you couldn’t help but smile with them. You can begin to notice more of the little details in your life that are going well, that are showing you that the majority of your vibration is in a good place. You can learn to marvel at the complexity of the process that brought all of these details to you with perfect timing. And, once you’ve started to notice more and more of these details, you can really prove your own power to yourself by noticing how those details adjust, according to how to feel.
I disclaimered you at the beginning of this post: I warned you that the mere reading of these words could cause you to see more synchronicities. That’s because simply focusing on a subject will cause you to manifest what it was that you focused upon, particularly if you don’t give it much importance. In other words, if you now go around looking for synchronicities, you probably won’t see many. But if you just relax and allow them to come, and then rejoice when you do see them (I always send a little wink back to the Universe, kind of a “Hey you… I see what you did there”, *nudge, nudge*), you’ll begin to notice them everywhere.
Just remember, allowing the aligning of numbers is no more difficult than allowing the aligning of money, cars, romance, jobs, houses, or a twenty five year old world traveler with a washboard stomach sitting in my rooftop Jacuzzi, which just happens to be filled with Belgian chocolate. You know. If you’re into that sort of thing. The process is exactly the same. Focus on it, think to yourself “That would be so cool”, and then relax and trust that the process will take care of it, providing you don’t get in the way.
How does the Universe wink at you? Do you see numbers lining up? Or do you see other small details in your life getting your attention by repeating over and over again? Have you gotten a glimpse of the miraculousness of the entire creative process and your own, massive power? Share in the comments!