About Angel Numbers
Angel numbers provide us with specific spiritual insight and guidance. These numbers may appear to us at certain moments in our lives to deliver a message. The message that you may be on the right path and heading in the right direction. The message will align with the ascended master connected to the number.
It is also possible that the angel number resides in your birth date or your birth name. If so, you will have evidence of your connection to the divine in a certain way that can guide you and will attract others to you. You may have more than one divine connection; and therefore, several different roles and tasks.
The ninth Archangel number is 999, the number 9 in triplicity. The angel Raphael embodies this number. While angels are “technically” androgynous, Raphael is depicted as male. He is God’s Healing, and the Angel of Rejuvenation, who helps us understand God’s forgiveness. He connects us with the healing energy of God, which makes him the ideal representative for the number 999.
The number 9 represents wisdom, compassion, and understanding. It does not have a master designation in numerology, so the duplicate number 99 is mundane. In triplicity, it becomes the divine number 999, which adds up to 27 and reduces to a 9, which is divine energy of the counselor.
Because of his role as God’s Healer, he is an angel of forgiveness, medicine, and recovery. Raphael appears in your life when you need healing – spiritual, emotional, and physical. He is the divine care we need to overcome injury, illness, and pain. We grow through our interactions with suffering and healing, learning about the weakness and strength of these human bodies.
The 999 Meaning: Divine and Mundane Message
When the number 999 appears to you and you take notice of it, Raphael is sending you a message about the need to heal yourself or someone else. You want to acknowledge that you are here to learn about the limits of physical, emotional, and spiritual life on earth. Life is an effort to survive, thrive, and overcome, which requires healing energy and knowledge, and the number 9 represents God’s wisdom to learn how to heal from adversity and struggle.
If you do not feel aligned with your best, most authentic self, then the appearance of this number wants you to learn about yourself through illness and injury, so you can learn how to properly take care of yourself and others around you. One of the best ways to do self-discovery work is by engaging in mastery of knowledge beyond just experience; you want to be scholarly about what you learn (the 9 quality of 9+9+9).
Whether you are in a relationship or single, if romantic concerns are foremost in your thoughts or demanding energy in your life, then the appearance of this number encourages you to think about what is necessary to understand about your relationship mistakes and the pain and suffering, as well as, the healing of relationship. Relationships harm and heal us; we seek to accumulate more healing than harm over the course of our lives. We are here to learn the lesson of other people’s impact on our lives for our spiritual growth.
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If your current most important challenge or struggle happens to be in your career and 999 appears, then Raphael encourages you to work on healing any damage in your career path. You want to guide others through or away from their mistakes because you have the wisdom gained from having made those same mistakes yourself. This number, related to career, is about the need to consult others or seek professional guidance so the work environment can be the best it can possibly be!
Family relationships can consume as much time as romance or career. To apply Raphael’s message to your family means finding ways to heal injuries or damage within your family dynamic. You need to be willing to lead with forgiveness, if necessary, or be the “medicine”, if required. Just remember, medicine does not often taste good, though the results can be wonderful. You may need to add to your family as way to help the healing process, so be willing to look inside and outside your biological family.
Friendships form the network of support we enjoy in the world. Since 9 and 999 both represent degrees of wisdom and insight in the world, it is important for you to seek friends who have the same level or degree of experience and the requisite wisdom that is possible when we face and overcome struggle. You want to know how your friendships “guide” you and you “guide” your friends, so you can feel the divine revelation of being wiser as you get older.
Calling Upon Angels
We can reach out to the Angels; we do not have to wait for them to send us a message. If you wish to ask for Raphael’s help, take a piece of paper and write the number 999 on it when you wake up in the morning or go to bed at night. Fold up the paper and keep it safe in your possession or place it under your pillow before you go to sleep. You can go about your day or your dreams.
You can be open or you can ask a specific question related to the energy Raphael rules. Angels do want to help, so it is important for you to have clarity and conviction about your need and the purpose of the request. You also want to be sure that Raphael is the best angel to get you the result and help you want and need.
If Raphael decides to answer you, you will see the number somewhere in your day or your dreams. If you do, concentrate on what you were thinking about in that moment and plan to act with the divine “9” energy that Raphael represents.
Once you invite and spot angelic numbers in your daily life, you will begin to see them more frequently and with greater intensity. If the number for Raphael is in your birth date or name, then he is one of your Archangels and you are part of his divine spirit. You can seek and provide illumination and wisdom to others through your empathy. If you live and act authentically regarding healing knowledge, Raphael will make the effort to support you.
Philip Young, PhD, is a spiritual adviser located in Cary, North Carolina. He provides spiritual guidance using different tools: astrology, tarot/oracle cards, numerology, and past life regression (using muscle testing).