I’m grateful for the symbolic meanings of the number 3. I’ve been noticing the significance of this number a lot lately. Three parts coming together to completion keeps showing up as a reoccurring theme. I see this in nature, humanity, spirituality, religion, triangles, and the overall keys to enlightenment and darkness in any area of life. The number 3 is the triad and represents the beginning, middle, and end—COMPLETION. I’ve been amazed at just how many combination of threes that I found that bring me back to oneness, which is completion. I’m also getting to see how the polarity of this works too, which is fascinating.
When this blog series came to me, I knew that focusing on the energy of love, abundance, and peace over fear, lack, and separation is what would reconnect me with the oneness of all that is. Even though I know it’s all apart of love, seeing the three separately reminds me to look at the different areas, because at any moment I can be in love or fear, abundance or lack, and/or peace or separation. Experiencing and acknowledging both sides helps me see where I WANT to be clearly. One brings me back to oneness and one makes me feel separate, which is what fear feeds on. When I’m fully aligned with love, abundance, and peace in a moment, I feel complete. But, just as I can feel complete in light, that means it’s also possible to be complete in dark, which is fully aligning with the energy of fear, lack, and separation.
I want to be clear, every human has the ability to embrace light energy or dark energy in every moment we exist. What I didn’t understand for a VERY LONG TIME is my choice in the matter. I didn’t see how I was choosing to feed my energy of love, abundance, and peace or fear, lack, and separation. For a number of years, decades really, I was feeding the energy fear, lack, and separation unconsciously until I felt completely empty and worthless. I was so aligned with the energy of fear, lack, and separation that I turned against myself and abused myself. Some people align fully with this energy and use it to abuse and tear others down…noticing how this works has truly empowered my life in the best of ways. Seeing I was either contributing to energy that tears humanity apart or brings humanity together was the clarity I needed, and it came in the awareness of the power of 3.
I find that my mind, at least now is attracted to finding the trinity (triad) the threes that bring things to completion. Here are some of the ones that are coming to mind that have served me over years, am fascinated by, and/or are newly acquired areas of exploration (I know there are so many more, please feel free to list any in the comments that come to mind):
- Beginning, Middle, End
- Love, Abundance, Peace
- Body, Mind, Soul
- Awareness, Acceptance, Action
- Father, Son, Holy Spirit
- The Three Jewels of Buddhism: The Buddha (the teacher),The Dharma (the teachings), The Sangha (the community)
- Caterpillar, Chrysalis, Butterfly
- Me, Myself, I
- Decision-Making/ Problem-Solving: Clarify, Consider, Choose
- Past, Present, Future
- Ocean, Land, Sky
- Earth, Sun, Moon
- The Serenity Prayer: “God, grant me the serenity to (1) accept the things I cannot change; (2)the courage to change the things I can; and (3)the wisdom to know the difference.”
- ALANON Three Cs (referring to loved ones addictions), because becoming aware of, accepting, and putting energy into what an individual can change is essential for living a peaceful life: “(1)I didn’t cause it, (2)I can’t control it, (3)I can’t cure it.”
- Quote from Conversations with God Book One by Neal Donald Walsch (in reference to how God communicates with us), “Mine is always (1)your Highest Thought,(2) your Clearest Word, (3)your Grandest Feeling. Anything less is from another source…Joy, truth, love.”
As I was writing this list, I needed to take a break to read Conversations with God, because my book buddy and I are reading it together. I felt a very strong pull to get to page 30 (UK 1997 version). Just before my break was about to end, the book started going into the trinity and the power of three. On page 30, I read this:
Instantly, I’m brought to a moment of AWE just reading this.
Here are some of my pieces that I used the power of three to make my points (Click titles to read):
- The Power of Three: Mindset, Intention, Gratitude
- Weight Loss: A Journey of Losing, Gaining, and Maintaining
- 3 Ways to Remove the Clutter that Self-Abuse Creates
- I Am FOR Love, Respect, and Dignity of Life
- 3 Powerful Lessons I learned about the Law of Attraction
- The 90-Day A Better Me Series was based on 3 parts (steps) one per month for the 90-days
- My book, Letters from a Better Me is done in 3 parts—Part I: Blinders Off, Part II: Acceptance of What Is, Part III: Taking Charge as an Empowered Woman
Today, I commit embracing the symbolic meanings of the number 3. For me, this means focusing on a power of three that inspires me to live my best life NOW. How can I apply a power of three to a moment, dream, goal, task, adventure, etc.? The power of three that I’ve been working with the most right now is love, abundance, and peace. When I can fully align my energy in these three areas, I feel closest to Divine energy. I may experience the feeling for a moment or an extension of moments, but when I’m there I feel complete and whole; inspired by the moment; and fully connected to all that is. In that moment, I’m not making any negative judgments of others or myself. My thoughts, communications, and feelings are all fully aligned with the energy of love, abundance, and peace. I love consciously creating from this space.
Now, just because I’m creating from this place most often, doesn’t mean in another moment I won’t be creating from another place, but the great thing is that if I’m fully aligned with the energy of love, abundance, and peace while doing it, I ALWAYS get to the same feelings of completion: I feel connected to self; connected to Spirit; and connected to all that is and is yet to be.
When I’m connected to my shadow side—the energy of fear, lack, and separation, I get to see a little deeper into places that remind me to feel compassion for people who are stuck there. When I go there, I’m reminded why I do what I do; live how I live; and share what I share. The world needs love, and I can only give love if I’m aligned with the energy of love, abundance, and peace. That is a moment to moment alignment. When I go within, I stay accountable and responsible for what I’m contributing to the world.
Every human has a shadow, this doesn’t make a person unworthy and/or unlovable. Embracing my shadow is apart of aligning with the energy of love, abundance, and peace, because if I’m judging, shaming, and blaming myself or others, I will continued to stay aligned with that energy as I project it out to the world. Even if today I slip into my shadow which aligns me with a power of 3 to the other side, I will make the most out of going there to gain perspective that has the power to strengthen my ability to align with the energy of love, abundance, and peace in the next moment. This fits into being connected to all that is yet to be. It’s all about trusting the journey.
I find that when I looking to threes for support, they provide me with clarity, connection, and commitment. I find clarity in the awareness, connection in the acceptance, and commitment in the action. See, even using a different set of three, it still brings me back to completion and oneness. I can do this all day long, which is what I love most about embracing the symbolic meanings of the number 3.
With Love, Abundance, and Peace,
©Rachael Wolff 2021
Author of Letters from a Better Me: How Becoming an Empowered Woman Transforms the World — Click title to learn more