7 Reasons Why You Are Seeing 1:11 – The Meaning of 111

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Top Reasons Why You Keep Seeing 1:11 - Meaning of 111

Did you just see 1:11? Trust that you were guided here to find out about the 111 meaning and why this triple-digit number is showing up at this time of your life.

The Universe works in mysterious ways to catch your attention in order to direct you on your destined path. To guide you safely at this stage of your spiritual development, the Universe sends angels to communicate messages that can show up as repetitive numbers. As a divine sign, the general meaning of Angel Number 111 is to wake up to a new awareness of the world around you. It is the invisible force that awakens your higher consciousness.

On this new path, you begin to see that everything that shows up in your life is the result of your thoughts and feelings. So, every time you see the number sequence 111, it is a good warning sign, and you are being guided to pay careful attention to your thoughts and feelings as you are manifesting new beginnings in your physical reality. Keep in mind, new beginnings can also be opportunities for you to release old habits and beliefs in order for you to move forward into the next chapter of your spiritual journey.

Take into account that when you see the number pattern 111 repetitively, there are multiple meanings, and it is important to carefully sense what 111 means to you. Above all, trust that you are being guided. To help you decode the angel messages, here is WILLOW SOUL's list of the spiritual meanings of 111 and the reasons why you keep seeing 111 or 1:11 everywhere around you.

1st Meaning of 111: You Are Attracting Everything That Matches Your Energetic Vibration

The meaning of 111 is that you are manifesting what you have been focusing your attention on. Whether your past thoughts, feelings, and actions were positive or negative, you have put yourself in a place to attract things (people and situations) that match your energetic vibration. This is the law of attraction.

Keep in mind, you create your own physical reality even if you do not know that you are already doing it. You do not even have to use words; you just have to feel an emotion within your being, and the whole Universe will deliver experiences to you by bringing ideas, people, and situations that are equal to the vibration of your emotion, in order to create your earthly reality.

For example, if you spend a significant amount of time remembering a mistake in the past, the thought of that past situation initiates an emotional vibration that attracts more "mistakes" in your present life. But, if you spend a great deal of time thinking about what makes you truly happy, you will attract all kinds of happy experiences into your present life. When you understand that it is important to have good-feeling thoughts, this is when you start to transform yourself from an "unconscious creator" into a "conscious creator."

The important key to remember is to be aware of your thoughts and feelings at all times in order to attract and manifest what you really desire in your life. So when you see 111 repetitively, it means to always remember that everything that shows up in your life is the result of your thoughts and feelings.

As transformational expert Marci Shimoff said, "Once you begin to understand and truly master your thoughts and feelings, that is when you see how you create your own reality."

Trust that you have an incredible power within you to create your physical reality.

2nd Meaning of 111: You Have the Strength to Leave the Past Behind

What does 111 mean? The meaning of 111 is to put the past behind you and move forward with confidence. Everything you have experienced in your life, so far, has given you the strength to separate from what no longer serves you. The past can hold treasured memories, but thinking about it is not helpful when it is not positive, especially when it keeps you chained to the past.

Because repetitive thinking about an upsetting past event can intensify your present emotions connected to that old event, it is important that you move away from that place of distress (low vibration feeling) in order to avoid attracting more distress into your present life. In this example, the feeling of distress is a recycling of a past event that has not been released energetically.

At this moment, you realize you cannot allow a hurtful past to take over your life by having it show up in your present attitude. When your current situation begins to feel intense, it is important to remember that it simply represents a tiny speck in the grand scheme of the whole Universe – and the situation is only temporary. For this reason, it is up to you to do whatever it takes to take your mind off the past and find the courage to forgive and let go. Do it because it is time to heal. But most of all, do it to set yourself free.

When you keep seeing the time 1:11 or 111, the significant meaning is to let go of past disappointments and create space for peace to expand within you. Similar to a closet that needs cleaning, you create space by letting go of things that create clutter. Like so, awakening to your authentic self requires an empty closet. You let go of clutter to make space for spiritual freedom.

Always remember, you will know you are heading in the right direction when you no longer have interest in looking back. Trust that you can do this. Trust in yourself.

3rd Meaning of 111: You Allow Your True Individuality to Wake Up

When Angel Number 111 shows up repeatedly, it is a message for you to embrace what makes you different and to express the wholeness of your True Self. The evolution of who you are is the result of what you have become and who you are continuing to be. You are constantly changing as you walk the spiral path – and most importantly, your answer to "who am I?" is changing, too.

Because there is nothing stagnant in the Universe and everything is always in motion moving forward, there is something within your being that is nudging you toward your desire or purpose; it is the inspiration in your life. You begin to realize that when you work hard for something you do not care about, you feel stress. But when you work hard for something you love, you feel passion.

As you start to direct your energy into something you deeply care about, you also gradually realize that your outer appearance is not who you really are. This is part of your awakening. You are waking up to your true nature. You accept your true identity as a child of the Creator. Like a flame bursting from the fiery sun, you are the individual flame from the One Source Creator. You begin to act as a companion with the Creator to co-create a better earth and a better future for all. You accept that the Creator is within you, and you begin to see that everything that was ever created is actually the Creator wearing a disguise around you.

Just like a puzzle piece, you have a one-of-a-kind place to fill in the grand scheme of all existence. You were specially created to be different for your individual growth within the Universe. Trust that everything fits together and everything is perfectly working together as a whole in the master plan.

Above all, you have so much energy created within you when you serve something greater than yourself. With your specific talents, you were meant to impact the world – or even someone special in a positive way. When you see number 111 repetitively, it means you are being reminded that being true to yourself is the greatest gift you can give to the world. And when you understand your True Self with awakened eyes, this is when you realize you have complete freedom – the freedom to live in your own light, the freedom to make your own choices, and the freedom to be uniquely you.

Always remember, you are free; you are free; you are free.

4th Meaning of 111: You Are Ready to Make a Difference

What is the meaning of 111 in numerology? In numerology, the number 1 represents the qualities of being a leader. When the number 1 appears in your life, it is a reminder for you to activate your responsibility of leadership in your workplace, in your home as a parent, or in other relationships. Simply put, the Universe is urging you to step into the chief role as the leader you were meant to be.

Further, when you see the number 1 repeated three times – 111 – this represents a stronger sign of leadership. And, seeing triple-number 111 repetitively means you are ready to break away from the crowd and move forward as a leader. Your past was a training ground where the Universe prepared and equipped you for your next step. Because there is constant change, you are always growing and the Universe will always give you more experiences so you can build upon the foundation that is already within you. When you realize your old path was filled with lessons that helped you grow roots, you will then begin to see your new path branching with opportunities for expansion.

As you are continuously growing, you are becoming more true to yourself. And in your developing process, you are given new assignments to prepare you for even greater things. Because the Universe gives you wisdom through your experiences, you can be sure that you have everything you need to make the shift to the next level. At your core, you know it is the right step because you can feel it, and you can see what is ahead.

Evaluate what you can change in your life in order to make room for the next phase. And to be free, cut out certain relationships and eliminate unnecessary baggage in order to go where the Universe is leading you.

As you confidently take the step of faith forward, always remember who you are and what you stand for. Know your values and the rules you live by, regardless of the circumstances you face. Your integrity is the very core of your influence. So when you see 111, it is a reminder to lead by example.

American Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "The measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge."

Martin Luther King, Jr. was influenced by Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy of "satyagraha," which essentially emphasizes peaceful strategies, instead of violence, to achieve peaceful results. In this approach, Martin Luther King, Jr. used his "silent" soul power rather than his physical power to successfully lead and bring about change and transformation during the civil rights movement from the 1950s to the 1960s in the United States.

It is important to note that Martin Luther King, Jr.'s numerological destiny vibration is the number 1, which represents his path's "leadership" direction in life. Martin Luther King, Jr. made a positive impact with his leadership toward a universal goal for freedom and justice for all.

As a basic way to calculate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life purpose number, add up all the numbers in his birthday, and then reduce the total number to one digit.

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday:
January 15, 1929
(1) + (1+5) + (1+9+2+9) = 28
(2+8) = 10
(1+0) = 1

5th Meaning of 111: You Are Ready to Start Something Brand-New

When you see 111, it means you are ready to begin something brand-new. A life event like moving to a new home, starting a new job, having a new child, or developing a new relationship sets off a new cycle for you. Even if you've experienced a loss, the circumstance that you probably saw as a setback is the very thing that launches you into a period of spiritual growth. This is when you realize that you have the opportunity to live the life that your soul is urging you to experience.

You understand that the Universe is offering you a fresh beginning so you can have another chance for great things. No matter what has happened, the Universe is always moving forward and making things better for you. And when you see 111 repetitively, you need to take action and take the first step toward that new start.

The Universe's master plan is designed so that your next step will naturally emerge when you are ready for it. It may not look like what you expected, but it will provide meaning and value for you, as well as, others around you. Ultimately, what you want for yourself is the same as what the Creator wants for you.

In the big picture, you will find that your true purpose in life will be geared towards who you really are and what you were born to do. Because your greater purpose exists deep within your core – waiting to be discovered – you will naturally provide your unique talents to the world when the time is right for you. And remember, your purpose is related to the needs of the world.

The following statement by motivational speaker Zig Ziglar's friend, Joe Sabah, sums it up the best: "You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great."

And remember: You can do this.

6th Meaning of 111: You Are Ready to Nurture a Soul-Friendship

The meaning of 111 is that you are approaching a time when the Universe is letting you know that you are ready for a relationship where there is individual expansion. Whether the relationship is personal or work-related, your soul intention is growth, and you have the opportunity to advance more in your journey than you could alone. The relationship becomes a journey of evolution and moves you toward fulfilling your soul's purpose.

So, when you see 111, it is a sign of new beginnings for a true soul friendship taking root. With a nurturing foundation, friends can help encourage you to follow your dreams and support you in your journey forward. Remember, the bonds you forge with the people around you directly shape the quality of your existence. For this reason, it is essential to choose your friends very carefully in order to grow in the way that is fulfilling for you.

Additionally important, the spiritual significance of 111 represents your friendship with the Creator who is always with you every step of the way. In every moment, the Creator moves with you into new and hopeful beginnings. And to have the Creator know everything about you – the good and the bad – and still find you absolutely amazing is the greatest friendship of all.

And beyond everything, the Creator will guide you to the right people who are best suited for your level of spiritual development. They can come from anywhere and at any time, so pay attention when someone new walks into your life. In the big picture, we are all here to help each other. Hence, when the time comes that you meet your soul-friend, remember this: you are made to journey together, farther and higher. It is this relationship that helps you evolve and grow.

Count on it.

7th Meaning of 111: Recognize and Seize Opportunities All Around You

What is 111 trying to tell you? Life is the greatest opportunity you have been given, and the Universe is always giving you a multitude of more opportunities to grow your own abilities so you can truly take charge of your life and step into who you were meant to be. When number 111 shows up repeatedly, the Universe is letting you know that what you have planted previously will start rewarding you now; it is an advantageous time for you to grab opportunities that are waiting to unfold on your path. Because opportunities can come in disguise, it is your responsibility to recognize the ones that are right for you, grab them, and then take action. And regardless of size, all opportunities will always give you a chance to progress through life.

So when you find the right opportunity for you, be daring and give yourself a chance to grow by stepping up to the challenge and becoming the leader of your own life. Keep in mind, you never know if the opportunity has the potential to turn into something big. Because anything can happen, you could experience something that changes your life forever. But if something happens that hinders your progress, you understand that the situation is only temporary, and you have the faith knowing that the Universe will guide you in a different direction.

One thing is for sure, the more you stay connected with the desires of your soul, the more the Universe will flood you with even greater opportunities to support your evolution. The best thing you can do is trust the leader in you to forge your path forward and do what is right for you. By accepting where you are in life, you recognize that the person you are today is evolving into the complete person you were designed to be.

So when 111 appears in your life, the Universe wants you to be aware of the opportunities in front of you. Ultimately, life comes down to the choices you make. You either choose to take advantage of an opportunity on your path, or you choose another way. In the end, the decisions you make today shape the story of your life tomorrow.

What Should You Do When You Keep Seeing 111?

At your soul level, you know what is required for the journey between where you are now and where you want to be. When you plan your future with every thought, your whole vibration reflects the vibration of what you are thinking about. So the more you think about it, the more you vibrate like it, and you will eventually attract what you think about – whether you want it or not. Hence, as the leader of your own life, you can control your thinking – this is the overall meaning of 111. You become what you think.

When you begin to take the lead and consciously write the story of your life, you start to realize that learning is an important part of the process. And one of the best ways to learn is to share your knowledge by teaching. Take note, teaching can come in various forms such as coaching, mentoring, or writing. The gift of teaching is your ability to communicate things clearly and effectively to others. Through teaching, you can inspire and motivate others to transform and reach their highest potential. And at the same time, you too are motivated by stretching yourself to your highest potential and learning from others around you.

So no matter where you are in life, you are in the perfect place to begin and teach what you know. And your teaching moment can be anytime, anywhere, and anyplace. So, do not wait for the perfect timing, create it. Bring out the best in others and show them that they can become something much more than they can ever imagine. After all, it is about your ability to serve others.

All in all, 111 means to forge ahead. You are not only leading by example in your life, but you are also responsible for the path that you take. So do not limit yourself to what you already know – try new things and learn from others around you.

Importantly, you hold the key to unlocking and unleashing what you can do. Remember always, the people you impact today are the people who can become the leaders of tomorrow. In the end, it is about one life influencing another.

So trust in your whole self and go forth. We believe in you.

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  • Phil on | Sacramento, California, United States

    I read the book “As a Man Thinketh” by James Allen — and you are right; if you see the numbers 1:11 or 11:11 — in the book, it says, “As a man thinketh, so shall he be.”

    I am living proof that as you think, so you shall become!! Keep your thought positive and uplifting, and THAT is what you shall become!

  • Lux Infinity on | Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia

    I love playing computer games, primarily rpg, craft and survival, etc. Playing helps me from getting depressed. While playing a game called “Stormfall: Saga of Survival,” I noticed I had 111 gems, and I thought to myself, “What a strange coincidence.” Then, a couple of minutes later, the number 111 reappeared in the same game, and I decided to search for the meaning online.

    Your website name inspired me the most because there is a great fantasy movie titled Willow (1988), which I have recently rewatched for probably the 5th time, and they are currently making a TV series as a sequel. When I started reading your site, every word resonated so powerfully within me that I felt compelled to write to you.

    I am a 54-year-old Italian woman living in Cambodia. I have been dealing with a severely debilitating disease for three years. I was a strict vegan, doing yoga, meditation, chanting mantras, walking in nature, and avoiding plastic as much as possible. Basically, I became so rigid and judgmental that I no longer enjoyed life. I was deeply depressed.

    As I got increasingly frustrated and less able to move my body, I found myself primarily bedridden. My condition got worse, and my frustration reached its peak when I broke a glass with the intention of slashing my wrists but couldn’t do it.

    Well, the Divine in me took over and showered me with compassion. At the same time, I became aware of why I got sick; I was carrying so much garbage from the past, unable to let go.

    I did a water fast to cleanse myself as I had a vision of black stains in my liver. After about 30 days of my water fast, I felt even worse living in a painful reality where you have to pay to exist. I lost consciousness, and when I regained it, I noticed my young landlord was talking to me through the window, asking permission to break in to save my life. My body has been disabled since then.

    In my sickness, I have learned that when I am peaceful, everything comes my way, even the impossible. But when I lost my temper because of worries, anxiety, and frustration, I experienced hell. I am not repressing my feelings, but rather I become aware of my negative thinking, and I try to nurture my sad self with things I enjoy. I know everything is in my head; the depressed personality is in my thoughts, but that’s not who I am.

    Time and space are illusions of the mind, and there’s no self-identity; there’s only One and that One is All. The One is Divine and does everything for us.

    Forward 3 years, while the Universe sent me movies and documentaries about the spontaneous healing of incurable diseases and the nature of reality according to quantum physics, my soul was suddenly ripped from my body until I became aware of being a tiny spark of consciousness in a white luminescent room.

    I no longer had a body, I felt terrified, and my entire existence was an illusion. After being brought back into my body, I realised that everything is made of energy and that our consciousness has the power to mold this energy according to how we feel.

    Thinking positively doesn’t help when we are feeling depressed and frustrated, so my higher Self suggested me to enjoy myself without worrying. My thoughts are often negative, but repressing them is dangerous, so I just have to let them go and acknowledge that I am having bad thoughts.

    Never dwell in a thought, whether positive or negative, because the best state of mind is peace — namely, the absence of thoughts. My therapy now is never to worry and always let go. Be here now!

  • Elena Penadvis on | Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

    Thank you so much for the messages in this post. I was blind, and now I see.

  • Jennifer Lynn on | Youngsville, Louisiana, United States

    Thank you so much. I have been seeing these numbers, usually on a digital clock, and I screenshot them, so I can look them up and track how often they are showing up. I asked myself, “Did I subconsciously train my brain to look at the clock?” — on my phone, in my car while I am driving, or while I am working from my laptop.

    I end up yelling out loud, “It’s a sign!”

    I have been on this human/spiritual journey for as long as I can remember, and I think and feel there is still much to learn. Learning about sacred geometry, numerology, recalling healing, and so much more. From western religion, I was unlearning and deprogramming.

    I am truly grateful for Willow Soul, where I can get understanding, wisdom, guidance, encouragement, support, and LOVE. 🦋❤️🐎

  • Priscila Khensani Ngobeni on | Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv District, Israel

    I have been seeing these numbers 777, 111, and 999. I have been running away all my life from marrying a man and always wanted to be alone. I have always loved reading, researching, dancing, and exercising.

    I was called strange and a witch on many occasions until I was diagnosed with depression. Now I live in the shelter because I stopped working since everyone around me called me strange. I love to be involved in community work since my teenage years. Also, I love animals.

    Now in the shelter, I have found another passion I never knew I had. I am writing a book about my life since I came to the shelter.

    I have noticed a house crow, pigeons, and other little birds join me in a special chair I used to sit on every day. I love feeding pigeons every morning when I sit in the garden. Different birds sit with me.

    Thank you so much for this message. I now know my currency is peace and abundance. I see the numbers 999, 777, and 111 more often, and this article has helped me. Thank you, Divine.



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