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Are you wondering why you keep seeing the number 8?  Perhaps you just passed a mile marker showing 888 on the road, or the change handed to you in the store came to 8.88?

Do these numbers have a message and is that why they keep appearing in your life?

Well, if you’re happening to notice these numbers showing up in your life with increased frequency, there definitely IS a good reason for it, and it’s vital you figure out what that reason is!

The Numerology of Angel Numbers

Numerologists regard numbers as the carriers of pure energy as they contain a huge amount of archetypal wisdom. Which is one of the reasons the Spiritual realm uses numbers to communicate with humans. It’s also why many people call these kinds of repeating numerical patterns “angel numbers” as they’re becoming more widely recognized as messages from the divine, containing spiritual guidance and support.

Many people report seeing 11:11 on clocks, digital displays, license plates and any number of other digital or printed media. The numbers 111 and 1111 have become synonymous with the New Age, and are regarded as a sign of ascension, conscious and rapid manifestation and even the closeness of your twin flame!

But what about other numbers? Do they have a meaning in numerology … or beyond?


In numerology, the number 8 is a sign of power and renewal. So when this number shows up in your life, it’s a clear message that your turn has arrived!

The 8 is the number of achievement, success, power and influence, so if it’s knocking at your door, then so are all of these things – it’s an incredible omen!  But it’s also one which requires your participation.  The 8 is also the number of obstacles and challenge because to attain greatness means to overcome whatever is standing in your way. So the 8 will often come as a reminder that you hold the power to not only alter the direction of your own life, but the lives of everyone you touch.  If you’ve been holding back, and expressing less of yourself than you truly are, this number could be a sign that you need to re-empower yourself.
Ask yourself if you’ve been giving away your power. Have you been entrusting it to someone else, to someone who already holds a certain position in society, who’s already successful, wealthy, or in “authority”, has training, expertise or experience? The number 8 could be showing up to tell you to stop taking this easy route, and re-energize, re-activate and re-balance yourself.

It’s your time to take up the reins!

Seeing angel number 8 is a powerful sign of reassurance and encouragement. Stop playing small! The Universe is telling you that you are enough, you are capable, and you are needed in the world!


In numerology, 88 is a potent sign that opportunities are coming! 88 can bring huge wealth, but are you ready to receive it? This number often shows up as a reminder that abundance doesn’t refer only to money and materiality. 88 reduces to 7 (8 + 8 = 16, and 1 + 6 = 7) and the 7 is a deeply spiritual number which yearns for meaning. So underlying the 88 is an energy which requires us to do our inner work.

Are your intentions and actions lined up with your values?

Are you treating everybody in your life fairly?

Is power distributed evenly throughout your life?

THESE are the things which will ensure true abundance falls at your door. A strict and true moral code is what will bring wealth and prosperity into your reality: this is the message of the number 88.

Seeing angel number 88 is a potent sign of opportunity, but deeper alignments to your life purpose must be made for them to manifest. Stay focused on your vision and your truth and the abundance you receive will be shared by everyone whose life you touch.


If you’re seeing 888 then it’s really time to sit up and take note!

Are you currently caught in the trap of resisting your path? This is completely normal when breakthroughs are close, it’s the defence mechanism of the ego, trying to keep you small.  But your resistance IS your path and the number 888 is here to tell you just that, so push through, and keep going.  It can be very, very easy to confuse resistance with an indication that you’re putting your efforts in the wrong place, and should be working at something entirely different.  But the energetic guides and angels overseeing your journey can see the bigger picture, and they’re placing these numbers with the frame of your perception as a sign that you ARE putting your energy in the right place, you are on the RIGHT path!  Achievement, power and influence are right on the other side of the obstacle you now face, and tackling it head on will take you straight there.

Navigating Ego Death

When we’re in the midst of an ego death (often signalled by the presence 888) it can do some very strange things to our minds.  A lot of junk can come up, we can find all sorts of excuses NOT do what we know we must.  So another meaning offered by frequent sightings of 888 is that you must align yourself closely with your moral and ethical principles.

Don’t take shortcuts.

Don’t deceive, cheat or blame … yourself or anybody else.

Don’t act out of integrity.

If you need to, slow right down so that you can reflect on what your core values are, and how you can align the next phase of your life with them.

If you’re seeing 888 then it’s a potent reminder of the undulating flow of life – we all have ups and downs, rich and poor, dark and light times. Angel number 888 is a clear sign that this IS part of the plan, so be reassured, because you are loved and you are exactly where you need to be.


In numerology, the number 8888 reveals a pathway to mastery!

This number is often an indicator that you’re moving through some kind of initiation, and when you emerge on the other side, you’ll have reached an entirely new level of existence within your life. This could mean anything (though it will be intricately connected to your Life Path) but when you arrive, others will be looking to you for guidance.  This is because what you’re approaching contains a lesson that we all need to learn – the 8s are a reminder that your efforts are serving us all.

When we align in a pure way with our purpose, every need is taken care of by Spirit. So 8888 also indicates that wealth, prosperity and power are yours. But you must make sure that your motives and intent are pure because by placing you on the path to attain these levels of power, the Universe is trusting you to use it wisely. So build solid and truthful foundations for yourself now.

Seeing Angel number 8888 is an incredibly potent sign that you are moving through a portal towards great things! You may meet challenges on your way, but your angelic guides are showing you the sanctity of these trials – they are moving you onto a higher path, so keep going.

Bonus Meanings Associated with Repeating 8s: Aligning with Money

The 8 is a number that is intimately connected with money and financial wealth, as these are strong expressions of power. So if you’re seeing any expressions of repeating 8s, it may be that you’re giving too much of your energy and personal power away to the idea of money.  It may be that your idea of “wealth” is preventing you from experiencing the true wealth you already possess?  Perhaps you are not expressing enough gratitude for what you already possess, making it impossible for the Universe to provide you with more?

Or perhaps money is approaching?! Is money trying to reach and align with you, but lacking the gateways it needs to enter in? Are you asking for money, demanding better wages or correct payment for the work you already do?  The number 8 could be signposting where you need to re-value yourself and the energy you put out into the world.

Often the lessons of the 8, when relating to money, will be specific to your own personal path so it’s vital to honestly consider where in your life these numbers may be directing their gaze.

Are the 8s showing up in your life?
Do you sense that some sort of mastery is close for you?
Share your experiences below, and let’s rise together!


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About Katherine Anne Lee

Katherine Anne Lee is a writer at a truth-teller and weaver of words and stories. She specializes in reading, describing and helping others to navigate the energetic patterns and rhythms that spiral through our worlds. Katherine has spent almost a decade training in the lunar mysteries, gathering extensive knowledge and experience in these esoteric arts. She offers practical tools and methods to help modern humans use and integrate this ancient wisdom, in a rapidly evolving world.



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