I am the youngest of three girls, and for years and years, I collected images of three women. The three graces. Today, I looked up the symbolic meaning of the number three and found this:
Three deals with magic, intuition, fecundity, and advantage. Three invokes expression, versatility, and pure joy of creativity. Three is also a time identifier as it represents Past, Present and Future. Consecutive Threes in your life may symbolize the need to express yourself creatively, or consider your present directional path in relation to past events and future goals. Three may also represent promising new adventures, and assurance of cooperation from others whom you may require help. Three typically symbolizes reward and success in most undertakings.
I’ll take it.
My day began with an early-morning phone call from my mother, which felt like a lovely and rather appropriate way to wake up. I went for a run, listened to my girlfriend extemporaneously list 39 things she loves about me (well, 41 actually–like an extra candle or two for good luck), had my first (in a long time) acupuncture appointment, mused in my journal about 2013, and am basking in the multitude of birthday wishes. As my Grammy once said when I asked her if she wanted more dessert, “Yeah, it could be worse!”
Today, I turn 39. And since 3+9=12, and 1+2=3, I’m giving away three copies of “Don’t Miss This” as a gesture of gratitude for reaching this day in one piece.
So, here’s how to play: leave a comment here or on Facebook. If you’re 39 or older, share something you love(d) about this age. If you’re not yet 39, share a memory from when you were 3 or 9 or 12. Tonight, I’ll randomly choose three names and mail off three books!
Thank you for reading, encouraging me, and celebrating with me.