Sunday, August 2, 2009

Lucky Number 7

The 7 colors of the rainbow.

The 7 double letters of the Hebrew Alphabet.

The 7 classical planets.

The 7 bodies of the Human microcosm.

In Humans: the 7 chakras.

Seventh heaven is the farthest of the concentric spheres containing the stars in the Moslem and cabalist systems.

Seven is the maximum number of eclipses of the Sun and Moon that can occur in any one year.

Christianity
The seven Virtues are: Faith, Hope, Charity, Fortitude, Justice, Prudence, and Temperence

Mahatma Gandhi
Wealth without Work
Pleasure without Conscience
Science without Humanity
Knowledge without Character
Politics without Principle
Commerce without Morality
Worship without Sacrifice


Budo
The Seven Virtues: Jin: benevolence, Gi: honor or justice, Rei: courtesy and etiquette, Chi: wisdom, intellligence, Shin: sincerity, Chu: loyalty, Koh: piety*



Maiko & Toby: 7 years ago to the day (August 3, 2002)**, we were married in the Victorian Valley Chapel (pictured above) on Orcas Island in the State of Washington.




* The above facts about the number 7 were taken from the virtual science website.

** Although the date of this post will reflect that it is August 2nd (Seattle time), it is actually August 3rd in Hokkaido, Japan!!

2 comments:

Norman and Ikuko Delaney said...

Toby and Maiko
Congradulations on your 7th wedding anniversary.
Many more to come.

From;
Norman and Ikuko Delaney
Married 14 years and loving it!

Q: How do you say HEAVEN in Japanese?

A: HOKKAIDO!

See ya soon.

b.m.t. said...

domo arigato mr. & mrs. snowman. i look forward to putting the faces with the names someday!! i'm betting i've seen you around, but didn't know it was you. ;)

when the house is built, we'll have you over for food, drinks and "heaven" viewing from our 2nd floor deck!! ;)

thanks again!!

bomber, maiko & toby