“The Power of 7” – The Birth of Christ, the New Moon, and Annular Solar Eclipse
Posted On December 24, 2019
/ Written by Dr. Linda Gadbois
In our modern world of excessive materialism we’ve lost the essential meaning of life as a soul. Rituals and festivals of various kinds are designed to take us deeper into the hidden meaning of things where we can tap into the spiritual powers involved. Anytime we have a unique combination of numbers and correlated celestial events, we’re being given a formula whose interpretation according to the laws and principles they represent gives us deep insights into the energies that are actively expressing to produce global events as an evolutionary form of growth that develops all life in new ways.
Just as the
full moon of December was marked by a numerical code, so is the new moon on
Christmas day and the solar eclipse it forms. When we interpret the symbolism
involved to find the deeper meaning, we realize we’re being given a message as
a form of prophecy. These celestial messages formed by star systems and
heavenly bodies that work together to regulate natural cycles, provide us with
insights into the invisible energies at work that are bearing direct influences
on the Earth’s plane right now.
celestial messages also provide us with a “set of instructions” on how to
manage our own mental state and activities by consciously embodying these
energies and doing the “inner work” involved as a means of calibrating
ourselves to the flow of energy. By synchronizing ourselves to cosmic energies through
conscious awareness we cooperate in a meaningful way with the events that are
being initiated by them. Through a lack of awareness we remain ignorant of them
and may have a tendency to work in contradiction of them while missing out on
the growth opportunity they provide us with.
When we look at the “date” and time of certain events as an “encoded formula” that symbolizes the laws at work through a dynamic orchestration of celestial events that serve as metaphors for initiating corresponding terrestrial events, we tune into (intuit) a form of prophecy as a “prediction” of future realities. All “realities” are formed out of the universal Law of Cause and Effect as a dynamic relationship between complementary opposites. When we learn how to realize the laws at work in any situation we can predict the outcome of events in a fairly accurate manner. All prophecy is produced by understanding the energies that are actively expressing in any situation as a series of interactive relationships, and playing them out to form the outcome that’s the equivalent of what’s causing it. This relationship is “dynamic” because the “cause” produces an “effect” of an “equal or pronounced nature”, then the cause “reverses polarity” and the “effect” becomes the “cause” that produces another “whole series of corresponding events”. All of reality is produced as a self-perpetuating flow of energy that acts on itself to create itself. This cycle repeats infinitely as the 8th principle of “realization”.
Sciences are formed as a “symbolic system” of correspondences that are all
correlated with one another and provide the means for decoding what presents
itself as an encoded formula. The Sacred Science of Gematria, Sacred Geometry,
and Astrology, form a dynamic system of correspondences with the Archetypes of
the Tarot, which serves as a Key for discerning the principles of the Kabala.
Because Christmas (25 = 7) is symbolized by an “Archetypal figure” as the
“birth of a savior”, we’ll start the interpretation with the Archetype
associated with the number “7”of the Tarot, formed out of all correlating
systems of thought. Just as our birth number breaks down to a numerical formula
of the energies actively expressing in this lifetime as our “deeds”, we’ll
handle the idea of Christmas as the “birth number” of a savior, with the year
being insignificant to the equation because it’s “0”.
The numeric formula of 25 breaks down to 7 (2 + 5 = 7). 7 is represented by the Hebrew letter “Cheth”, which is symbolized by the “Chariot” or more precisely by the “Charioteer” of the Tarot. Like all numbers that are designed to represent universal principles, 7 represents the intrinsic value of “8”, which issues forth naturally from it as a “self-perpetuating” cause and effect relationship that’s continuous. Cheth means a “field enclosed by a fence”, which represents a specific location, area that’s cultivated by us, and our “territory” as the owner of our own creations. Whatever we create, we protect and defend. We “own” them. They represent our personal creations as the basis for our life experiences. It’s symbolized as an area closed off and “cultivated” by the mind/soul. It also implies shielding, safeguard, refuge, and safety. It’s symbolic of the “house” (of Beth) where the soul/mind is located in an “empty shell” as a shelter that serves as a “vehicle” (Gimel-2) that allows for psychological “dominion” within our self-created “kingdom”. A field is closed off and cultivated through “work” as our everyday “deeds” and activities. Whatever we “pay attention to” we cultivate as a reality in our imagination and serve as a vehicle for manifesting as a reality.
The Nature of Light and Sound
associated with 7 is “speech”. Speech is the function by which we “introduce
limitations” as the means necessary for “defining” an idea by shaping it with
attributes that give it certain characteristics. As we shape an idea in our mental sphere (3)
we create it’s “constitution” (4) as an organized field of information by “reverberating”
it. Sound as the “spoken word” organizes light into a distinct pattern, and then
continues to develop it through a chain of associated thoughts that imbue it with
specific attributes and characteristics. As we shape an idea with certain characteristics
we “develop it” in terms of how it functions and behaves as a means of applying
it to our everyday life in order to create with it. All material forms are
defined by their active aspects and potential for producing certain types of
experiences. Form and function are always the exact equivalent of each other.
Our “character” as intrinsic values that we’ve cultivated forms the basis for “all”
of our actions and natural behaviors. There are no exceptions to this rule.
The mental function associated with 7 is “will” as “the spoken word” that serves to shape reality in the “imagination”. As we think (silent speech) and speak we shape and define ourselves through our reality. Words are like fences that impose limitations and collapse a wave-form of infinite potential into a particular idea as the use of our will in creating our reality. As we speak, whether internally as thought or externally as speech, we shape the meaning of our words in our imagination as a material (light) form. This material form is magnetized energetically with “sensation” and begins vibrating at the frequency of the form as an archetype and metaphor that serves to organize the light of the outer reality to be of the same thematic pattern.
in the imagination as visual thoughts shaped with sensory details that define
it in specific terms, form a vibratory frequency as the minds (souls) ability
to order and structure reality as a personal creation and “request” for a
corresponding outer reality. Words organize information as a “field of speech”.
Words have a preservative and protective power. The “right use of language” is
the means of accurately creating with archetypal energies in a safe and
intentional manner. When we extend the power of speech from words spoken
outwardly to the internally spoken words of thought, we can see the importance
of “right speech” in creating our self and our reality. It’s our silent
thoughts that form the basis for all of our outer speech.
Intelligence associate with Cheth is the house of influence. Words form the
etheric body as the abode of inflowing cosmic powers. Human personality (body
consciousness) is like a fenced in area of consciousness in which universal
forces are drawn in, focused, and concentrated to form personalized reality as
a direct experience. These cosmic forces flow into the personality (physical
form) from the greater atmosphere beyond its boundaries. What is formed
initially in “silent speech” of thought concentrates the cosmic forces and
flows outward through the personality as self-expression and manifestation. All
physical entities are formed internally first through the imagination as the
“light body” (etheric double) that serves as both a blueprint and
self-assembling mechanism that re-organizes the outer to match the inner.
Whatever we think about in an intense manner forms the basis for what we “see”
as our outer reality of manifestation.
As with all two-digit numbers we’re provided with a “formula” that represents the basic principles involved in producing an outcome of a specific nature. 2 = Gimel (High Priestess) where “universal memory” is drawn into the personality, forming thoughts that shape the Astral Light of the 4 Elements into imaginary realities of the same kind and type. 5 = the Mind/Soul as the Etheric element of the Mind that projects a thought-form into the subconscious mind of the personality as the means for organizing the 4 Elements into a “field of organized information” that then becomes a natural part of its outer reality. Once an idea is formed into a fundamental part of our outer reality it sets the stage for producing an “experience” that we then associate and identify with as the means of shaping ourselves “through” it and “as” it.
the principle of “mind over matter” as the “self-assembling principle” of the
mind that shapes an idea into a sensory thought-form that forms an energetic
blueprint for organizing the outer light of the Astral Plane (sunlight) into
the same idea. We receive ideas as thoughts from a universal source (sun-stars)
that form our inner light (Moon) as a reflection and projection of solar
energies. 5 is the number of our Higher Self (cosmic mind) that exists on the
unformed plane of consciousness (invisible thought) in its “potential state”
and is what acts to organize it into thematic ideas on the lower plane of
When archetypal ideas as cosmic memory (2) is injected into the lower material mind by the Higher Self (5), it comes as thoughts that are adapted to the personality of the body and shaped (modified) in the imagination to produce the “etheric shell” (form) that draws in the cosmic forces associated with that idea, forming a vibratory frequency that organizes the outer reality (4) as a reflection and projection of the inner reality (3). The Mind is the “organizing principle” that’s self-assembling, self-actualizing, and self-perpetuating. Ideas form thoughts that act as a “seed” that’s planted in the fertile ground of the imagination where they’re gestated and developed (adapted and modified) into a unique possibility for constructing as an outer experience of reality.
The Sacred Marriage of the Triad and Tetrad
considered the “sacred number of creation” because it represents the divine
union of the Triad (Mind/Soul) with the Tetrad (physical body), which provides
the hierarchal means for creating ourselves as a physical being. The triangle
is the geometric shape that symbolizes the 3-fold nature of the mind and soul,
and the square or cube symbolizes the 4 Elements of the material world, and
when the triangle is placed on top of the square, it forms a “house” as the living
temple of the divine soul. It’s symbolic of the upper 3 chakras of the mind
merging with the 4 lower chakras of the body to form a coherent unit of light
the principle of both light and sound which form a “coherent field of
consciousness” that functions as a singularity. As we speak, we organize light
into the images of the words. Metaphors,
archetypes, and symbolic ideas are malleable patterns that can be adapted and
modified in an infinite number of ways to produce correlating patterns as
equivocal variations that all still work harmoniously as a waveform or holo-movement.
Patterns of light (matter) only serve as “empty shells” (phantoms) that are
magnetic in nature and act to “draw in” the universal intelligence of the
cosmic mind which vibrates, animates, and expresses through it. A form can only
serve as the means for magnetizing the energies appropriate to that form.
thoughts we consistently form as our normal way of thinking is how we “tune
ourselves” to the specific cosmic energies that can express as a reality
“through” and “as” that form. When we dwell in negative thoughts that cause
pain and suffering, we act as a magnet for acquiring more of those same types
of experiences. All “experience” is experience of our “selves” as both an inner
and outer reality of the same nature. Our “inner light” comes as the absorption
and reflection of “solar light”. Our thoughts are the active use of our “will
to create”. As we call forth and create our outer reality, we create an
experience of ourselves within and as that reality, and we form it into the
cosmic memory that then serves to shape us energetically (spiritually).
souls of a higher nature than the animal kingdom, we are “creative beings” who
create our reality through our thoughts. Whatever ideas we connect with, draw
in, and dwell in continuously we literally use as the means of creating. Cosmic
energies serve our Higher Self and vibrate whatever idea we form in our mind as
a sensory reality that invokes a corresponding emotion. The emotion that comes
as a natural response to our thinking amplifies and intensifies the frequency of
the thoughts while transmitting it telepathically through the Earth’s
atmosphere (field of astral light), impregnating the space around us. As it’s
radiated outward as a projection of our inner reality, it acts to organize the
same type of reality on a larger and more inclusive scale, providing us with the
“experience” we requested through our thoughts.
We don’t “pray” or request a certain type of experience in a momentary act of concentrating on an idea for 5 minutes that often contradicts or extends outside of our normal thoughts, but exist in a constant state of prayer as the intimate connection with our Higher Self. Our body is “tuned energetically” by our mind and acts as an antenna with a two-way transmission. As we think, feel, and emote, we form our “etheric body” (8) which serve as a spatial map for organizing our entire experience of reality. Thoughts are the seeds for producing things. Whatever seeds we sow, we also harvest. Our higher power isn’t something that’s outside of us that we ask for intervention from that that will transform our reality to a better one that’s in direct opposition to our ordinary thoughts. Our higher power is something we possess internally that’s both inside and outside of us as our “mind”. Our mind as our thoughts is how we use our higher abilities to create our own reality. As we think by picturing the reality of our thoughts in a concentrative manner we calibrate ourselves to the energetic frequency of those light-forms and act to draw in corresponding complementary cosmic energies. We tend to think that the higher powers exist outside of and beyond our grasp, when in fact we “are” the higher power creating the reality of our thoughts from a dissociated state.
The Charioteer – King/Priest/Warrior
and Charioteer represent the principle of 7 as the king/priest/warrior (3-fold
nature) that forms his kingdom, and his vehicle used for protecting his kingdom.
The king is pictured on/in a chariot formed out of a cube (Tetrad), with 4
pillars holding a canopy of stars overhead. His crown is comprised of 3 stars
(one large and two small), he has golden hair (solar) and is wearing a breast
plate (protective shield) with the emblem of a square formed into a cross
(quartered), holding a scepter in one hand and a globe in the other, pointing
down at the 2 sphinxes pulling his chariot, forming a triangle. The 2 sphinxes
are positioned with their bodies posed away from each other with their heads
turned looking at each other. One sphinx is black and the other white,
representing the two pillars of the temple known as Jakin and Boaz, which support
and maintain the veil of illusion (separation).
This symbolizes that we all form and rule our own kingdom by organizing the cosmic forces of the 4 Elements through our will. In the Kabala 7 is represented in the sphere of “Hod” (the emanation of Chokmah on the lower plane), and is the complementary aspect of “Netzach” on the same plane. Hod represents the intellect or self-conscious aspect (masculine) of the lower material mind, and acts to “seed” the subconscious (feminine) with an idea as an “emotional thought” that the subconscious then produces as an outer reality of the same nature, allowing for “realization” (8) of our own creation. The power of the will lies in the imagination, which is what forms the inner etheric blueprint for creating as an outer reality. The mental activities represented by the principle of will are carried out on the subconscious level of constructing reality.
simple self-study you’ll realize that your thoughts and speech are
predominately subconscious in nature, which means they come naturally without
intention or actual awareness. Our vocabulary and how we structure our thoughts
come through an unconscious process of association. All of our sentences, our
style for expressing ideas, and figures of speech all take place “below” the
self-conscious level, which means without our direct awareness. Our
subconscious, which is the same aspect of the mind shared by all of humanity,
is seeded not only by our own words, but also by the words of others that we
“take in automatically” (without awareness) and form in our imagination as an
experience. As we continue to think about something we develop into a well-defined
reality and it serves to adjust our vibration through the emotions associated
Cheth is ruled by Cancer, a cardinal water sign, where we can see the hard outer shell (house) of the crab as an enclosed area that provides safety and protection. Cancer is ruled by the Moon (Key 2), and the planet Jupiter (Key 10 as “fortune”) is exalted therein. Our fortune or “destiny” is determined and called forth as our reality through our thoughts and speech. Cancer governs the chest (a fence of bones) and stomach as our “gut instinct”. The chest (heart center) connects the upper 3 energy centers of reception, imagination, and speech, to the lower 3 centers of emotion, instinct, and reproduction. Cancer is a psychic, receptive sign that’s said to be endowed with a tenacious memory (Key 2).
not only composed of “definitions” but also embodies mental imagery and gives
form to a “stream of consciousness” formed out of memory. The 7th
subtle energy center of the body is the “crown” and (represented by a lotus
with a 1,000 petals) acts as a “receiver and transducer” for cosmic memory
where a wave or field of archetypal information is “collapsed” around a “single
possibility” as a form of “natural selection”. As the wave is collapsed into a
single possibility for creating it’s transformed into 2 petals as the “winged
sphere” of light and sound. As it’s drawn down into the various energy centers
of the body it’s adapted to the mental paradigm of the individual and modified into
a unique variation as a personal creation. As it’s drawn into the 3rd
eye it’s divided into polar aspects as an inner voice that forms an equivalent inner
As we conceive
an image in our mind that’s a “reflection” of solar energy, we continue to
modify it by thinking about it and defining it with words. The Moon is a symbol
of our lower nature, and does not possess a light of its own, but acts to
merely reflect the light of the sun, as the means of illuminating the dark. As
The well-formed idea is projected into our heart center it connects us with
that same idea in everything around us (heart center is the connector,
transmitter, and receiver of the material plane). It acts to form an
electromagnetic field that serves as the carrier wave for the emotional state
of the idea. Ideas are transmitted fluently on the material plane as emotion,
where we absorb them and “reproduce” the reality they’re programmed with as an
internal thought-form. The holographic principle demonstrated in the Geometric
symbol of the Dyad as the Vesica Pisces or “womb of creation” (2), carries
through to all levels of creation as what merges cosmic forces with ideas (3)
that form reality as their offspring (4). The 7th chakra is a
“receiver” for the vertical transfer of information between the higher and
lower plane, and the heart chakra (4th) is what connects us to that
same idea on the material plane.
3 + 4 =7 > imagination seeded with cosmic memory forms our material reality as a projection or hologram. 4 is the number of order and measure of the 4 Elements. The starry canopy over the Charioteer’s head is held up by 4 pillars divided into 2 equal parts. This signifies the Hermetic axiom, “that which is above is like that which is below”. His chariot (mobile house) is pulled by 2 sphinxes of a complementary nature formed by a human head and chest on an animal body. The division between man and animal takes place at the solar plexus (navel). The overall shape formed by the king/charioteer standing upright directly above the 2 sphinxes of a lower plane, with each hand holding an instrument that’s pointed at each sphinx, forms a triangle as the Higher Self directing and utilizing the 2 lower aspects of the animal-elemental mind to form his kingdom within which he resides and rules.
This is the
same triangular configuration as the Hierophant (Key 5) which shows the Pope
administering over 2 children as the “keys” to the “self” within a material
form. The starry canopy over his head represents the celestial forces and their
descent into the physical plane through the activity of the 4 Elements, which
is the essence and substance of all material manifestation. The energies of
constellations as star-systems produce influences that serve to transforms material
manifestation through the injection of subtle energies. These “ideas” are
received by the subconscious of those whose mind are properly tuned, and form a
unique variation in each individual through a natural process of adaptation
(5), forming specialized roles in acting out the same overall idea as a group forming
a joint experience of reality. The mind as the Higher Self is the principle of
conception and gestation that births reality out of organized fields of light.
7 is referred to in Sacred Geometry as the “enchanted virgin” because it has no
exact measurement and each time its drawn or constructed forms a variation
while still holding true to the same basic shape. For this reason, 7 is also
associated with the principle of creativity and self-expression.
25 represent the relationship that exists between 2 and 5 in forming the outcome of 7. The principle represented by 2 is cosmic memory as archetypes that are conceived, formed, and birthed through the Vesica Pisces of the mind. The triad is formed internally as the etheric-elemental hologram that serves as a spatial blueprint for constructing a corresponding outer reality. As we receive an electrical impulse (vibration as a pattern) we form it in our mind as a gaseous light-form that acts to draw in and gives rise to sensation of a fluid-emotional nature, that’s concentrated and solidified into a material reality of an equivalent nature. Creation comes as an injection of cosmic energies into the subconscious plane of the Earth and acts to transform and evolve our reality as a global consciousness. It represents the “Higher Will” creating through the 2 lower aspects of the animal mind.
New Moon and Solar Eclipse
Just as we
had the full moon marked by 12/12 twice, we have Christmas 14 (5) days later as
the New Moon in Capricorn. During a new moon the astral forces of the Earth are
at a minimal and we’re able to transcend or resist their magnetic attraction
long enough to “conceive” of a higher, celestial force. The womb is empty and
ripe for conception of a new seed. We “begin“ all new creations during a new
moon. All new goals are set in place and initiated during the “darkest night”
of the month and year. When the New Moon comes at the winter solstice it
symbolizes the “darkest night of the year” when a “savior is born”. This idea
is represented by the “dark night of the soul”, where the pattern of an old
manifestation disintegrates and our life seems to completely fall apart, making
us ripe for conceiving a whole new idea that will take its place.
This marks the moment of true transformation as a form of “rebirth” that’s undertaken through conscious use of will and in a decisive and deliberate manner. This signifies that the energies represented by 12/12 will act as a seed for the gestation and birth of new ideas. This New Moon is also going to be an annular solar eclipse, which means the Moon is the furthest away from the Earth, and will act to block out the light of the sun for a short period of time. The exact time of the New Moon will be 12:14 am on the 26th, which indicates both the dissolution of a whole cycle (12) and the initiation of a new one that will serve to change the vibration (14) of the collective unconscious of humanity. This eclipse and the New Moon happen in Capricorn, which has the energies of growth, abundance, and good luck that comes from detaching from the material addictions that keep us in chains. So it indicates a “blessing in disguise” that initially seems traumatic but will ultimately produce positive change.
The Magical Key of 7 – Putting it all
This indicates an ideal time to embody new qualities and set new goals for your life that will be infused with very positive energies. 7 represents the active use of our will to transform ourselves into a purified state of a higher nature. The cube of the chariot represents the Philosopher’s Stone as a throne and vehicle for creating by seeding our own mind with ideas that are turned into ideals. We can only act to draw in and integrate energies that resonate with our state of mind. The breastplate with the triangle engraved on it is the knowledge of Divine Things which renders the wearer invulnerable to human assaults. We’re given a formula for transformation from a lower state of unconscious creation to a higher one through what’s called the 7 deadly sins and 7 divine virtues, which are actually polar opposites of each other, and correspond to the 7 planets which are the archetypal energies that make up the human psyche. These 7 sins (errors) and virtues operate according to the Laws of Polarity (2) as opposite aspects of the same idea separated by a process of graduation from one extreme to another.
The 7 planetary
aspects of complementary forces that can be used as the means of transformation
from one state to another are represented as: Sun = faith > pride; Moon =
hope > avarice; Venus = charity > luxury; Mars = Strength as superior to
wrath; Mercury = prudence which is hostile to idleness; Saturn = temperance
opposed to gluttony; Jupiter = justice opposed to envy. These are the prophetic
keys of the 7 spirits where humanity subsists under the laws of growth and
development that’s undertaken through active use of our higher capacities of
self-realization, choice, and active use of will in order to manifest the
reality of our decisions. The Kabalistic book of the Apocalypse is sealed with
“7 seals” each of which represent a “church” as the “stars” of the etheric body
which are regulated by the higher mind. These correlate with the keys of the
ternary (3), quaternary (4), septenary (7), and duodenary (12), and are
utilized through active application of the 7 Hermetic Principles. 7 is decisive
in all things. If we haven’t been able to manifest a desired experience it’s
because we haven’t really made the decision to do so, and are still negotiating
it through conflicting desires and ideas.
the equal unity of the first and last principle as the alliance between the
spoken word and manifestation of the reality indicated by the words. The
alliance between the triad and tetrad is represented by the 4 letter name of
God as the Tetragrammaton (4 pillars of the temple). 7 is the very nature of
reality as the substance of the mind creating it through thought and speech. There
are 7 colors of the prism, 7 notes in a musical scale, 7 planets, 7 chords of a
lyre, 7 primary human emotions, 7 metals of alchemy, and 7 spirits of Cosmic
Consciousness, all of which form a dynamic series of correspondences as a
chain-of-association that connects them all in principle. 7 is the active use
of will that brings realization as a personal creation. We’re being called upon
to learn how to use our own will as the means for transforming ourselves from a
lower to higher state of consciousness by managing our lower mind and
determining what ideas we allow into our mind to gestate and form our soul’s
destiny, and which ones we censor and keep out.
Dr. Linda Gadbois
Transpersonal Psychologist, Mind-Body Health Consultant, and Spiritual Teacher
Linda is a scholar in Esoteric Sciences and holds a doctorate in Spiritual Sciences, and a BS in Clinical Hypnotherapy, along with numerous specialty certifications in various healing modalities. She's a certified Health and Success Coach, NLP Master Practitioner, and Board Certified in Regression Therapy. She's professional writer, artist, educator and Mentor, and offers a wide variety of Mentoring and Consulting Services, along with professional training programs. Her specialties include Personal Transformation, Self-Mastery, Spiritual Sciences, Transpersonal Psychology, and Integrative Mind-Body Medicine. For more info visit our Personal and Professional Services pages in the top menu bar of this site, or email us at: [email protected]