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Date of Publication: 4 January 2021, Monday

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Everyone thinks of changing the world,
but no one thinks of changing himself.

~ Leo Tolstoy (19th Century Russian author)

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world.
Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.

~ Rumi (13th Century Persian Mystic)

THE NATURE OF NUMBERS IS THAT THEY CIRCLE & CYCLE WITHIN LARGER CIRCLES AND CYCLES. To note, numbers rotate in cycles of 9. They start with the #1, go to the #2, then to the #3 and so forth to the #9. The #10 begins its cycle of 9s from 10 (1) to 11 (2) to 12 (3) to 13 (4) to 14 (5) to 15 (6) to 16 (7) to 17 (8) to 18 (9). This is what the King's Numerology™ describes as the Cycle of 9s which continues in perpetuity.

Numbers don't cycle in a vacuum. For example, the world is currently cycling through the 2nd Millennium (from the year 2000 through the end of 2999, after which the 3rd Millennium will begin). It's also cycling on the smaller circle of the 21st Century (from the year 2000 through 2099). Then the decades come into play, periods of ten years. Beginning with the year 2020, the world is now transiting the 20s Decade. This includes the years 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

The year 2020 is called a womb or gestation cipher because the "0" represents the stomach of a pregnant woman where the child is being formed and will emerge when the "1" takes effect and births the child. The child will then begin its 9 year cycle from 2021 through 2029. Therefore, the year 2020 was the gestation period of the coming 9 Cycle from 2021 through 2029. Everything that happened in 2020 worldwide was just the beginning of the next 9 years.

The year 2021 begins the active period of the 2020 Decade whose core is the #2 — a nine year energy cycle dealing with others, relationships of all kinds, division, contention, competition, separation, tension, conflict, taking sides, duplicity and deceit. Furthermore, it's a time period stuffed within the timeline of the 2nd Millennium which is encased in this bi-polar universe (ruled by the #2). Thus, stacking is generated — a simultaneous arrangement of the same number or number pattern. Stacking creates intensity, so these next nine years will be intense.

Do the next nine years have to be filled with tension? No. The positive side of the #2 is peace, harmony, support, teamwork, kindness, caring. Sadly, human beings, en masse, are not very evolved. Their lust for money and power ooze from their pores and generate a state of constant conflict and unrest destroying any chance of creating peace. This is why Saint Charan Singh says:

In this world there is nothing but strife, struggle and conflict. Lasting peace
can never be found within the domain of the mind and senses. So it was
from the time of creation and so it will always be.

It is also why he says:

All efforts should be made to get out of this realm of
the Prince of Darkness as quickly as possible.

This may seem dark, but truth is never dark, although it may be hard to swallow. No Saint speaks in glowing terms of this creation. Quite the reverse. This world is no paradise and will never be a paradise. The Saints' message is very clear: "Get out of this dark world while you have a human form because you may never get such a lucky chance again." (for more, read Human Privilege here ) In the meantime, concentrate personally on the positive aspects of the #2: balance, peace, caring, kindness, support, and remember that just because a large part of the world is going mad, blind and insane does not mean we have to.


The year 2021 is a 5 in reduction. This means there will be marked change for 24 months. "Twenty-four," you say? "2021 lasts only for 12 months, like any year." Yes, but the effect of any year on each of us begins on our day of birth, not January 1st. For example, a person born on 31 December will not begin his/her 2021 year until 31 December 2021, one day before 2022 begins. Therefore, as far as the world's population is concerned, any year's energy will be active for two years, not one year. This is important for computing our Universal Timeline (UTL), which is the calendar year.

The #5 will definitely bring some level and type of change to everyone, more so than the usual day-to-day changes of life. The #5 is the energy of change. No one will be able to stop the coming changes. They're inevitable, but those who are aware of the changes will be able to manage them better. Some people are afraid of change; others embrace it. It's all in our attitude and how each of our numbers interacts with the #5. More on this later in the section: "The 9 Expressions and the #5."

Besides change, there may be rebellions of some degree. The #5 is the number of the rebel and revolution. And with the open and egregious fraud, tyrannical behavior, hypocrisy, and inequality of the application of laws of some people occupying leadership positions (laws for thee but not for me), this can't be ruled out. Americans will only stand for minor curtailments of their rights for a limited time but not forever. America was founded on rebellion; rebellion is in the blood of every true American, and the fire of rebellion is no more than one match stick away, no more than another life-destroying edict from some pompous power-crazed wannabe dictator. If any such deluded despot thinks otherwise, just ask King George III how his tyrannical behavior worked out for him. Americans defeated him and his British military might—the most powerful military in the world—during its Revolutionary War and created a country where all men, not just the rich, powerful and elite of society, are free. Take notes tyrants.

Detachments will occur in 2021. In order to create freedom, worn out irons, chains and strings will have to be severed. People can't be free when they're bound and shackled. We have to detach from those principles, concepts, people, thoughts and things that bind and enslave us in order to be free to express ourselves.

Uncertainty will be an issue during 2021. No number manifests motion and movement more than the #5. After all, the #5 is freedom incarnate. No roots for the #5. Its stability rests in movement, just as an airplane is at peace when it's airborne. If there were no movement, there could be no air flowing over the wings to keep the plane afloat and it would crash. However, it is the movement and change of the #5 that can generate a sense of uncertainty and concern. The solution, therefore, is not to cling to "roots" in 2021 but embrace the change, become the change, live the change for there can be no progress without it and . . . change is a natural aspect of life and its circles and cycles.

Exploration is guaranteed in 2021. The #5 demands and requires a constant wave of stimulation, adventure, new places to go and visit in order to satisfy its curiosity. The best way to make this happen is to go exploring. Sitting on the couch isn't going to get the job done. So get up and move. What could be more welcome after a year of lock-downs, stay-in-place orders and constitutionally unlawful mandates from postulant potentates?

The #5 governs versatility, variety, multitudinous activity. Therefore, be adaptable, flexible, mercurial. Enjoy the sights, the sounds, the adventures. Be free. Stay balanced and centered but be free. After all, freedom is a divine birthright. It is not bequeathed upon society by some misguided governmental leader or leaders, especially those who were not elected by the people. God gave man his freedom when He created him and no government or institution can take from man that which God freely gave him as his divine right.


Now the question arises, "How will 2021 affect me personally?" The answer lies in each person's Expression (full birth name). Since there are only nine basic numbers, there are only nine basic Expressions. They are: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9. What is your Expression? If you don't know what single number governs your Expression, go here to learn how to easily calculate it. Go here to find the Keywords associated with each basic number.

The next step is to create a simple Influence/Reality Set (IR Set) for the Universal Timeline (UTL or Calendar year) which consists of three parts: 1. The year: 2021. 2. Your Expression number. 3. The number derived from adding the year 2021 (a 5 in simple terms) to your Expression. This creates an outcome number which is known as the PE or Personal Experience. The formula looks like this:


For example, if someone's Expression is a 1 the formula is 5/(1)/6 or 5 + 1 = 6. If someone's Expression is a 9, the formula is 5/(9)/5 or 5 + 9 = 14: 1 + 4 = 5. What we're looking for is the PE number, i.e. the outcome number. The following chart offers simple outcomes in 2021 for each single Expression number. Please remember, the Universal Timeline is one of many timelines which comprise a person's life for any given year of their life. Therefore, it only gives us part of the puzzle, not the full puzzle itself.

Additionally, it's also important to remember that whatever IR Set you have, say a 5/(2)/7 pattern, 1/9th of the population of the world is experiencing the same thing in general terms, so you're not alone. There are close to 8 billion people in the world as of 2020. One billion is a thousand million, so you've got company whatever your IR Set is in 2021. This said, some people will have the same IR Set as their Universal Timeline in other parts of their chart. This will create stacking and, hence, more intensity— positive or negative. So as the King's Numerology™ suggests, stay centered and balanced at all times. It's when we get out of balance— physically, emotionally, intellectually, etc., that we run into problems. It's just life and we have to adjust to it. The better the adjustment, the better the outcome.

The 2021 IR Sets for Each Single Expression Number


The most critical aspect of change is not how we change the world but how we change ourselves. Hence, the following two quotes which opened this article:

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
~ Leo Tolstoy

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world.
Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.

~ Rumi

The global airwaves are filled with grandiose ideas of how this person or that person is going to change the world. What does that mean? Change to what? Where's the clarity? Change to darkness? Change to more corruption? Change to more personal defilement and aggrandizement? Change to greater levels of public defecation and urination? Change to higher degrees of collegiate indoctrination of socialism, Marxism and communism? Change to expanded division of skin pigmentation? Change to more arrogance? Change to more adolescent behavior? Change to more anger? Change to more hate? Change to more ignorance? Change to more personal lust and greed for power, money and status? Change to more egotistical, political and governmental tyranny? Change to more states of drugged-out stupidity? Change to more lunacy, insanity and mayhem? Change to more murderous and adulterous activity? Change to more control of the global population to satisfy one's demented aspirations of power and domination? Change to more suppression of individual sovereignty? Is this the kind of change people mean when they say they want to change the world?

Or perhaps will it be a Change to light? Change to wisdom? Change to personal traits of humility and contentment? Change to ever-growing manifestations of ethics and spirituality? Change to adult behavior? Change to personal cleanliness and holiness, as well as wholeness? Change to love and compassion? Change to honoring life and the sanctity of the soul? Change to greater degrees of respect for law, order, fairness and one standard of justice for all people? Change to harmony, peace, forgiveness, forbearance, temperance? Change to understand the Divine Design of this creation and our individual purpose within it?

Sadly, the fact is that this world will never change. As Saint Charan Singh states:

This world will never improve . . . We cannot reform this world, and this world will never
become a heaven but will remain at daggers drawn, and there always will be
killing in this world. Saints do not come to reform this world.
They just come to take us away from this world.

If we are truly sincere in wanting to change the world and make it a positive place, then individually we must change ourselves—for the better, for the purer. We must, frankly, become more loving, honest, tolerant, truthful, patient, kind, caring, beneficent, noble, humble, courageous, strong, patient, disciplined, self-controlled, ethical, moral, virtuous, generous, responsible, pure. By changing ourselves—one person at a time—is the only way to change the world for the better. Anything else is just a delusion, a mirage on the highways of the earth, a false professorial declaration, a dissipating phantasm of someone's quixotic imagination.

The only problem with changing ourselves is that it's hard work, painstaking, laborious, continuous—a lifetime of focused and dedicated toil in which every aspect of our character is subject to moment-by-moment monitoring, adjustment and scrutiny. And this creates a huge problem because, as Saint Ravidas says . . .

Devotion is not an amusement.

Yet, the world loves amusements. So what's the answer to positive change? Answer: We must change ourselves. Anything else is a waste of time in a human form whose destiny is measured in breaths, steps and seconds. In other words, time is running out for each of us and if we don't make spiritual progress now, while we have the chance, and subsequently waste our time attempting to change a world that can't be changed, then we run the risk of squandering our most precious Human Privilege, and we will have no one else to blame but ourselves when we slip down into a deep, dark, foreboding abyss from which we may never rise again to the human form and the blessings and potentials it confers upon us.

One Final Word

The Universal Year of 2021 is a 5 in reduction, as we've seen. The past Universal Year of 2020 was a 4 in reduction. The numbers 4 and 5 are diametrically opposed, totally antithetical. The #4 governs all things and issues of structure, roots, security, chains, rigidity, convention and tradition. The #5 governs all things and issues of freedom, change, wings, fluidity, non-convention and non-tradition. Therefore, 2021 will be drastically different from 2020. The exact opposite. Remember, though, each year's numerological influence lasts for 24 months within the global population, not 12. Therefore, your 2021 year will start on your birthday and end on your next birthday.

Be well. God Speed, and may you be more concerned with the advancement of your soul than the trappings of the ephemeral world and its materialism.

(c) 2020 Richard Andrew King
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