Life Path Number
Your life path number is calculated from your birth date. It show which path you should follow through your lifetime. This is one of the most important numbers in numerology.
This number may among other things assist you to make the right career choice. It will expose your talents and special skills.
How to Find Your Life Path Number
To figure out what your life path number is you need to write down the date you were born. Remember to write down all the four numbers of the year you were born.
Now let’s take a look at Abraham Lincoln. He was born February 12, 1809.
February is the second month and the number for February is of course 2.
So we start by adding all the digits in his birth date:
2 +1 +2 + 1 + 8 + 0 + 9 = 23
Next add the final digits 2+3=5
The Life Path number of Abraham Lincoln was 5.
January: 1 July: 7
February: 2 August: 8
March: 3 September: 9
April: 4 October: 10 (1+0=1)
May: 5 November: 11 (1+1=2)
June: 6 December: 12 (1+2=3)
A short overview of the Life Path Numbers
This is almost obvious. A person with a Life path number 1 is natural born leader. They may find satisfaction in any situation or career where they can be in charge of something. We find many in the business world, in politics, in health related careers, in the entertainment industry, and so on. These are strong individuals who certainly should be given the opportunity to stand on their own two feet.
This is a very sensitive number. It is all about upholding harmony. These people are the peacemakers of the world. They notice details that others may have overseen. They understand the importance of compromises. A person with a Life Path number 2 should be a good negotiator.
The people with Life Path number 3 are creative and optimistic. They master the art of communication beautifully. Many with this number will find fulfillment in artistic careers. They can be a true inspiration source and tend to show great enthusiasm, they would do very well coaching others.
This is the number of stability. The value of hard work is appreciated. Everything should be neatly organized. Control and building a solid foundation are key elements. These people plan ahead and aim to build for the future.
The Life Path number 5 implies someone who embraces freedom in every area of life. They would do well in any kind of promotional work. These people may get bored with work that calls for daily routines. They are full of energy and love a challenge.
The number 6 is the one of serving, caring and taking responsibility. These are people who would be very happy to make the world a better and more beautiful place to live in. These people will enjoy helping people in all areas of life and animals or caring for plants.
The number 7 is one that likes to specialize, wisdom seekers so to say. These seek knowledge and may feel the urge to find answers to difficult questions. They may unconsciously be life-long students continuously trying to figure out the solution to glitches that arise in their field.
Number 8 is one of power and authority. These need to be in charge. They need the respect of the people they lead. There is a lot of material wealth involved in this number. Used wisely it may be fortunate, but there may also be some hard lessons to learn.
This is a humanitarian number. These people are born to be compassionate. They comprehend what others may not about their fellow humans. These people can heal and they often express their understanding of the human race through artist or humanitarian work.