The often feared number 666, the so called mark of the beast, is actually a reminder to not live only in the material world of illusion where attachment to “things” takes precedence over what your true nature of soul or spirit is all about. The number 666 is about illusion and false beliefs that rob the soul of its ability to ascend.
"Life-issues that we are all subject to are stressors for some but not for others. The difference lies in our response, for although we may have little or no control over the circumstances we are dealing with, we do have control over our reaction to them." Ed and Deb Shapiro from 'Do You Have Stress or Does Stress Have You?'