What Does The Number Four Mean?
Major Numbers: Major Numbers show up when things are happening that pull us towards a certain destiny or path. Many of these numbers in a reading is often a sign that our Spirit Friends are working behind the scenes to set everything up for us so that we can live the lives we are destined to live. While the less significant numbers focus on the everyday actions and decisions you must face, these Major Numbers reveal messages about the bigger picture of your life and its long-term direction. Such a number represents an energy that is deep, strong, decisive or long-term so when one of these numbers appears in a reading, you have tapped into a powerful energy in some area of your life. Theless significant numbers do not carry the same weight, but they are still important. They chart the ups and downs of daily life and register changes in feelings and thoughts. These dramas are gripping while they occur, but they pass with time as new concerns take their place.
Upright Meanings: fatherhood, older man, structure, rules and power, stability, protectiveness, authority, dependability, logical, father-figure
As a person, The Number Four represents an older man who is good in business and usually wealthy. The Number Four is a solid, stable man. He is a powerful, grounded protector but he also can be rigid and stubborn. This can be a father or father-figure type or an older man you are romantically involved with. The Number Four is a hard task master and has little time for fun and frivolity. Children of The Number Four can struggle with father issues as falling short of his high expectations can affect their self-esteem. If The Number Four card appears in a past position, this major card can indicate that the father figure in your life was authoritarian and that, while he had your best interests at heart, he may have struggled to show affection. If it appears in the present or future it’s a much better omen as it indicates a wise older man who will give you solid advice which, if you follow it, will lead you in the right direction. Generally, if not representing a person in your life, The Number Four signifies the dominance of logic over emotion and of the mind over the heart. It signifies that concentration, structure, stability and focus is required if you want to make your ideas and dreams a reality. The Number Four upright can represent fatherhood.
Reversed Meanings: rigidity, excessively controlling, loss of business, absentee father, abuse of power, lack of control, family problems, lack of ambition, dependency, stubbornness, lack of discipline
The Number Four in reverse as a person signifies an older man or person in authority in your life who may be abusing his power or being too authoritarian leaving you feeling powerless or rebellious. This person may actually be trying to give you solid guidance but the message is lost due to their domineering behavior. The best way to handle this person is to remain calm and logical. Take the advice that works for you and throw the rest away. Don’t be afraid to stand up to authority but do so in a practical and logical manner which will get you the results you want. The Number Four reversed can also indicate a father figure who let you down or abandoned you. If not representing a person in your life, The Number Four reversed can indicate that you are letting your heart overrule your head too much and need to balance your mind with your emotions. This major card shows that you may be lacking self-control and need to get more structure in your life. The Number Four reversed can represent paternity issues or questions over paternity.