Series: Fears of the Spleen #4 – Gate 57 “Fear of the Future or the Unknown” 

by Evelyn Levenson

This series explains the energy of each gate around the Spleen Center (these are known as the Fear Gates) so you can learn to master your fears and become unstoppable—in ways that are correct for YOU. For each gate, we’ll cover the circuitry of the gate, its gifts and challenges, its “fear,” and practical ways to apply this information. The Introduction to this series can be found here.


Every gate energy belongs to particular circuitry within the chart, which is like an electrical circuit board. This circuitry shows the evolutionary role of the gate energy and how the energy moves through the chart. Each Circuit Group has two Circuits within it.

Circuitry of this Gate

Circuit Group: Individual
The Individual Circuit Group serves the world by bringing forth uniquely individual change (mutation) which indirectly empowers others to transform. It is personal energy, here to follow its own direction and not fit in with others.

Circuit: Knowing
The Knowing Circuit energies are agents of the creative process that drives human growth and evolution. These energies understand the world by simply “knowing,” not based on logic or experience.

Special Circuit: Integration
Gate 57 is also one of four Gates that form the complex channels called Integration. Closely related to Individual Circuitry, these energies bring change (mutation) through individual survival, living in the now, integrating awareness over time, and generally having little concern for impact on others.

High Expression of this Gate

Called the energy for Intuitive Clarity, this gate is the most intuitive and insightful energy in the chart. The highest application of this energy is to connect with instantaneous intuitive awareness. This gives you clear guidance about what is healthy and correct for you, and what is not. 

Gate 57 energy can be subtle and may communicate in a variety of ways, so it helps to “tune” into yourself to notice those quiet insights. But this energy can also be penetrating and startling—not gentle at all. It sees and reveals the truth, no matter what!

If you have the Gate 57 defined in your chart, you are deeply intuitive and very attuned to vibration and sound. You are constantly assessing the people and environment around you to ensure your survival and well-being.

Low Expression of this Gate

Although the insights, clarity, and intuitive “hits” are there, it’s possible to not notice them, override them, or confuse them with your mind’s input. Staying present in the moment and using your Strategy and Authority for decision-making can help you stay out of your head and tuned into your awareness.

Your constant assessment of your environment can look and feel like hyper-vigilance and feeling under constant threat of annihilation. Over time, this pressure and attentiveness can wear you out.

The variability of intuitive awareness can cause you to mistrust it and feel indecisive and uncertain about moving forward. That uncertainty and fear of the unknown can keep you stuck, and possibly terrified of taking action.

If you ignore your body’s intuitive signals about your own health and well-being, you may find your immune system challenged and your physical stamina diminished.

The “Fear” of this Gate

All Splenic Fears are in-the-moment fears that feel so real they can stop us in our tracks and keep us from moving forward. But we are meant to simply push through them because they are not truly survival-related fears. They quickly dissipate when moved through, often never to return again (though it may take a few times of “doing” your fear to banish it permanently). Focus on using the high expressions of this gate to help you get past the fear.

The potential fears of the Gate 57:

-Fear of the future

-Fear of the unknown

Tips for Using this Energy

This gate is activated by the sun from approximately October 9 through October 14 each year, though this can vary by a day or two. While the sun is transiting through Gate 57, you may find that you are more intuitive about what is going on around you and what is correct for you. You’ll feel it as a flash of insight.

You may also feel hesitant about moving forward or taking specific actions because you’re afraid of what might happen… or what might not happen.

This fear of the unknown can be paralyzing and can keep you from taking correct action. You then may get tangled up in imagining various scenarios of what could go wrong, which could further paralyze you.

Any time of year, use these tips to help you:

-Stay intently focused in the moment, to not let your fears stop you.

-Be patient with yourself and your fears (and the fears of others). Those fears are just trying to keep you safe.

-Know that we are all in the same situation—no one knows for sure what will or will not happen in the future.

-Listen for that quiet intuitive awareness that occurs in the moment.

-If F.E.A.R. (False Evidence Appearing Real) is stopping you, take a deep breath and push through it.

-If your intuition leads you to feel hesitant, you may want to trust that intuitive guidance and wait.

-You may question your intuition because it can and does change as circumstances change from moment to moment. Practice trusting yourself, and use your Strategy and Authority for important decisions.

-Be deliberate in developing balance and discernment about your constant vigilance. Distinguish real threats from splenic fears.


Next gate in this series: Gate 32 – Fear of Failure

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  1. Thank you Evelyn for this gem of information. I have gate 57 active in my chart (I have the whole integration circuit) so I imagine this will intensify the transit for me.
    I am dealing with making a big decision about medical intervention for something I have going on that is likely to worsen if left. Both options available to me trigger some fears but I am pleased to say I have been dealing with it very logically today by meditating on each option to connect with how I feel and write down fears/ questions for the consultant. So it’s great to then read this article which confirms I am using the time wisely. I will take your advice and check in again once the transit has passed.
    Thanks loads 🙂

  2. Dear Evelyn, Thank you so much for this providing all of us with this extra-special content. I am enjoying getting a closer look at my conscious and unconscious spleen gates and the fears associated with them. I’ve always wanted to know more about the transits as well but had not studied it. I so appreciate this gift!


  3. I’m invited for dinner to the house of a friend that I have not been to for quite awhile . In the meanwhile her new dog has grown big and loike all her dogs he is afraid of people. And today I feel fear to go there , even though normally I’m not afraid of dogs. Well, we will see what happens, it’s still morning.

  4. Hi Evelyn,
    I have gates 18, 48 and 57. This has me paralyzed in my business. Thank you for this insight, I now know this is energy not past childhood trauma. I think I can move forward now

    1. Great comment. Thank you! I would have not connected the dots on energy and how easily awareness can help vs the unshakable childhood trauma scenario. If I have anything I have awareness. We got this!

  5. Dear Evelyn,
    thank you so much for these enlighting words. Everytime I read your contributions it is a feast for my mind and my heart.
    I am Projector and my only channel defined is 57-10, your words were very useful to understand more of gate 57.
    I really hope some day to have the opportunity to have my HD reading made by you. I can’t wait for that. It will surely be a discover.

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