Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Now, THIS is weird!

The number seven has deep spiritual significance for many folk. The numbers 3 and 7 are considered both perfect numbers and have been held sacred since the dawn of time. Abundant information concerning the Biblical and spiritual significance of the number 777 can be found by searching Google, so I really don’t see the purpose of repeating it in this posting.

On Tuesday, 24 September 2013, after attending the Heritage Day events at the Voortrekker Monument, I sorted out a few pictures and posted them to the blog here. Blogger keeps track of the number of posts published but I hardly ever take notice of them.

However, on this specific occasion… The moment I hit the “publish” button, at 01:10 on Wednesday morning, I was left somewhat dumfounded to see the number 777 boldly staring back at me from the screen – indicating that the Heritage Day posting was the seven hundred and seventy-seventh posting on this blog.

I immediately made a screen snapshot and saved it, then proceeded with the follow-up posting titled “QUO VADIS?

Note: there are three occurrences of the number 777 in the screen snapshot.

Now I suppose weird coincidences like these can happen, but I think it’s worth mentioning the fact that I can recall several people commenting on how the general ambience at the monument, the grounds and the massive structure itself, boasted an impression of overwhelming Holiness (Afr.: Heiligheid).  My friend who accompanied on the outing also made mention of this - at the exact same moment I was about to mention it.

Stay tuned... and God Bless!


Boertjie said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Wierd things happen indeed... one wierd thing (amongst quite a few others) that happened to me once was this...

I once had a dream in which a particular scene occurred - the open road in the middle of nowhere. A little distance in front of me a thick line of trees and bushes partly obscured a crossroad that ran alongside a hill. That was the scene in my dream.

Several months later I happened to be on a long trip and came to a part of the road EXACTLY LIKE IN MY DREAM!!! The EXACT same scene!!! And there is no way I might have seen that scene in reality before, as it was my first time in that part of SA!

Now THAT was wierd!

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

That really is quite remarkable Tia and extremely thought provoking.

The odds of that happening, the way you described it, would have to be astronomical.

The story actually has a very spiritual feel to it and I personally find it rather comforting.

Thanks for posting.

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Well I suppose if you put up 777 posts, that will happen.

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