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What Is My Purpose In Life

What is my purpose in life is a question asked by many people as they ponder the reasons for their existence. Life is the expression of the Reason for being. The Reason represents the intelligence that is within all things. For example, it is the power within a seed, when planted in the garden, grows step by step to the fulfilment of its reason for being. Everything has a purpose, a time and a season. Autumn is a wonderful example of the fulfilment of many plants as we enjoy the abundance of fruits and vegetables that are harvested at this time in the cycles or seasons of life.
The real you is your inner purpose. When you took your first breath of life, you became a living being. The time of birth determines the quality of the power within you and reveals your purpose in life. Kabalarians call that purpose the birthpath.
The purpose indicated by the birthpath consists of qualities to be developed through one’s thinking, the ideals to be accomplished, and success to be made. Are you inherently inspirational or practical? Find out now!
To calculate your birthpath, add the month, day, and year and reduce the number to a single digit between one and nine.
Birth date: November 12, 1975

11 + 12 + 1975 = 1998
1 + 9 + 9 + 8 = 27
2 + 7 = 9 birthpath
A person born November 12, 1975 is a 9 birthpath.
Whether your birthpath expresses depends upon your names, for the names creates your personality and is the compelling force. The birthpath is only the potential until understood and expressed through a mind harmonized to that potential.
What is your birthpath? What is the real YOU?
1 birthpath

The 1s seek to understand the fundamental laws of life. They are inventors and explorers and they are naturally ingenious along practical lines. They learn through their own experiences. In work they are happiest in positions in which they can give orders instead of take them, and where their independence is not curtailed. They are self-reliant and strong-willed–the qualities of a leader.
2 birthpath

The 2s are the peace makers and diplomats. Their role is to meet and mix with people, to understand others, and to help people in the solution of their problems. The 2s are sensitive and intuitive. They can develop a wonderful way of using words to bring the best from others. They must understand and merge points of view to create appreciation for everyone.
3 birthpath

Self-expression is the 3s’ keynote. They excel in vocal expression, public speaking, art, drama, or as entertainers, humorists, and promoters. Their role is to use the power of the word to inspire and lift others to see a happier, objective perspective of life. The 3’s are congenial in association and cosmopolitan in nature. They have a love for all people and desire to help others.
4 birthpath

The 4 quality is technical and scientific. It brings into being a very systematic, technical, stable, patient, and scientifically analytical nature. The 4s seek an understanding of life, delving into matter and form, searching for the secrets of nature in materiality. The keynote of the 4 is practicality; and their duty is to find a basic principle governing matter and form. They make excellent teachers, researchers, and computer experts.
5 birthpath

The 5 quality represents change–a step above the technical phase. The 5s must seek a definite spiritual principle and apply it; thereby developing the intellect and seeking new ideas, new meanings, and theories, to bring improvement to life. The 5s tend to champion the less fortunate. They are quick thinkers, always searching for truth and the reason for things. As they love change, travel, and new experiences, they should not be placed in positions requiring detailed, monotonous routine. They love to sell and promote.
6 birthpath

The 6 represents maturity and responsibility; it is the role of assuming responsibilities for humankind, to help others in the solution of their problems. The 6s have the mental quickness and the analytical ability of the 5, but without the 5’s restlessness and impulsiveness intensity. They desire to care for others. Their love is universal, with an intense desire to serve. They carry responsibility better than any other quality and make good managers, nurses, and doctors.
7 birthpath

The 7 quality represents the thinkers and writers. 7s must learn to tune their minds to harmony and balance for receiving impressions from within to develop their depth of knowledge of the deeper aspects of life. Their keynote is placidity. The 7s deeply appreciate the beauties of nature; they delight in mystery and are naturally drawn to philosophy and the occult. They should spend time in meditation and reflection, and write down their thoughts. They can develop great powers of concentration.
8 birthpath

The 8s role is to demonstrate the spiritual law in service to humanity through justice and equality. The 8s are the born executives and national leaders, and should occupy positions where they can administer fairness for all and work to create a just and balanced economic system. The 8s should never be subservient to others. They seem to understand people and have the ability to direct others and to hold positions of great responsibility.
9 birthpath

The 9s are born to serve others along the path of wisdom as spiritual leaders and teachers. They are very sensitive and creative. Their talents are many and varied, covering the inspirational vocations or in business where they have the opportunity to be of service to people in some way–in charitable institutions, hospitals, or in education or law, in drama, music or art. The 9s are charming, affectionate, and respond quickly to kindness. The path of the 9 is the highest and most inspirational, but it is the most challenging to live for theirs is a life of service.
The Mathematical Principle of nine is a spiritual law which can be found, although hidden in symbology, in all ancient spiritual writings and concepts.
Our purpose is understood through knowledge and application of the Mathematical Principle. Our purpose becomes clearer as we understand the relationship of the individual to the bigger picture.
Find out about how your names affect your life and how to determine your purpose in life.
First Name Analysis




From honey to Mustard……-Rihanna’s color change

In late 2005 when Rihanna rose to stardom with her song ‘’Pon de Replay’’ , with her distinct Afrocentric  features looked amazing covered in a dark caramel that looked kissed by the Barbadian sun.

          We could relate, even though being from different islands, we still felt a sense of pride at her escalating level of stardom.

     Lately, it seems with every hit song, the hue of her skin has gotten lighter and lighter, while her wonderful, charismatic Caribbean accent has also disappeared. The accent that gave her songs their distinct sound. I took up a bottle of mustard this weekend at the supermarket and was thoroughly amazed at how similar Rihanna’s color was to the bottle and its contents. Could it be the change in climate? If it is, please put Vybz Kartel in a jail near there.

          Digital cameras are good but they had good cameras back in ’05, so the change in color surely has nothing to do with film. With each change in hue, Rihanna’s behavior has become gradually more like Hollywood with no evidence of ‘’Caribbean values’’ in sight. Each video, each song, pushes an extra button, with a lighter hue in close proximity.

  Before, there was hardly anything to learn from her songs, hearing them made you sing without thinking, should young women bleach without thinking as well?



It’s a boy! And he’s five. Beck Laxton, 46, and partner Kieran Cooper, 44, have spent half the decade concealing the gender of their son, Sasha.

“I wanted to avoid all that stereotyping,” Laxton said in an interview with the Cambridge News. “Stereotypes seem fundamentally stupid. Why would you want to slot people into boxes?”

Laxton, a UK-based web editor, and her partner, Cooper, decided to keep Sasha’s sex a secret when he was still in the womb. The birth announcement stated the gender-neutral name of their child, but skipped the big reveal. Up until recently, the couple only told a few close friends and family members that Sasha was a boy and managed to keep the rest of the world in the dark. But now that he’s starting school the secret’s out.

For years, Becks has been referring to her child, the youngest of three, as “the infant” on her personal blog. But guarding the public from her son’s gender was only part of her quest to let her kid just be a kid.

Sasha dresses in clothes he likes — be it a hand-me-downs from his sister or his brother. The big no-no’s are hyper-masculine outfits like skull-print shirts and cargo pants. In one photo, sent to friends and family, Sasha’s dressed in a shiny pink girl’s swimsuit. “Children like sparkly things,” says Beck. “And if someone thought Sasha was a girl because he was wearing a pink swimming costume, then what effect would that have? ”

Sasha’s also not short on dolls, though Barbie is also off limits. “She’s banned because she’s horrible,” Laxton says in the Cambridge interview.

On a macro level she hopes her son sets an example for other parents and makes them reconsider buying their own sons trucks or forcing their daughters into tights. She’s seen how those consumer trappings affect how and who kids play with in the sandbox.

But the sandbox is just a precursor to the classroom. When Sasha turned five and headed to school, Laxton was forced to make her son’s sex public. That meant Sasha would have to get used to being a boy in the eyes of his peers. Still, his mom is intervening. While the school requires different uniforms for boys and girls, Sasha wears a girl’s blouse with his pants.

“I don’t think I’d do it if I thought it was going to make him unhappy, but at the moment he’s not really bothered either way. We haven’t had any difficult scenarios yet.”

But as parents well know, bullying is hard for any child to avoid. It’s more important to raise someone who’s confident enough in himself to overcome peer pressure. It’s also important to have his parents have his back (remember the mom who defended her son’s choice in a Halloween costume?) Maybe Sasha’s early years will be character building, maybe he’ll have a higher emotional quotient being raised with dual perspectives on gender. Or the reverse could be true: Sasha may have less of a formed identity because of his upbringing, and feel angry at his mom for dressing him in flowery shirts and telling the world about it. Then again, maybe he’ll get over it.

As for Laxton, she says she’s open to her son pursing any career or sexual preference he chooses as he matures. “As long as he has good relationships and good friends,” she says, “then nothing else matters, does it?”


CAIRO — Hosni Mubarak’s defense attorney argued in court Sunday that his client is still the president of Egypt and that his trial in criminal court violates the nation’s suspended constitution.

The attorney, Farid el Deeb, made the statements during his closing argument in the trial, which began Aug. 3. Mubarak, who ruled Egypt for nearly 30 years, his security chief Habib el Adly and six of his deputies are charged with complicity in the killing of protesters during the 18-day uprising last winter that forced Mubarak’s ouster last February. If Mubarak is convicted of those charges, he could face the death penalty. In a separate case, Mubarak, his two sons and a family friend have been charged with graft.

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The new defense argument was met with derision from revolutionaries and lawyers for the families of nearly 1,000 slain protesters who rose up a year ago this week to force aside the autocrat.

Legal experts also rejected the argument as legally unsound and said it is likely to be dismissed by Judge Ahmed Refaat, who is presiding over the case. When Egypt’s military rulers pushed Mubarak aside, he became a regular citizen, subject to the same laws as ordinary Egyptians, the experts said.

“Mubarak left his position, not by resigning, but because the January 25 revolution forced him out,” said Judge Mohamed Hamed el-Gamal, the former head of Egypt’s State Council which oversees administrative courts. “He will be judged by Egyptian law like any other Egyptian because he is not president.”

Also Sunday, a temporary power-sharing agreement between major parliamentary parties, both liberal and Islamist, was already fragmenting, just one day before the first post-Mubarak parliament was scheduled to meet.

The leftist Egyptian Social Democratic Party pulled out of the agreement with other parties, including the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, on how to divide the top parliamentary positions. A statement from the Social Democratic party said negotiations failed because officials could not agree on how to fill all the positions in a representative way.

When the agreement was announced last week, the parties pledged to back a member of the Freedom and Justice Party, which will fill nearly half the seats in the lower house of parliament, as speaker of the parliament. The party’s strong showing means it could still secure the speaker’s job even without the support of the Social Democratic party.

In the courtroom, Deeb called Mubarak “Egypt’s wounded eagle, leader of the eagles in the battle to restore dignity,” casting the dictator as a victim of last year’s revolt, according to state news reports.

Deeb argued that the ailing 83-year-old never officially resigned as president and only stepped aside in a phone conversation with his then-vice president, Omar Suleiman. All executive decisions made since, including the dissolution of Mubarak’s parliament and the suspension of the 1971 constitution, are violations of that same constitution, because Mubarak did not make the pronouncements, he said.

“This court is not qualified to try him and he must be acquitted,” Deeb told the court as lawyers for the victims chanted for his execution, according to local news reports.

Adly’s defense team is expected to begin presenting its case on Monday. So far witnesses have failed to link Mubarak to orders to kill protesters, lawyers involved on both sides of the case say.

Egyptians have paid close attention to the case since Mubarak first appeared inside a Cairo courtroom on a hospital bed, behind a prosecution cage. If he is acquitted, analysts say, the decision will likely be met with major dissent in the streets.

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