MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL
On Tone 2 we considered a new way forward, extending the Love of Family and Home, and the Freedom of Belonging. 12 Dog/OC, the Day of Understanding in the last trecena, inspired us to share our Love in a Pack. We can lift the Love of the Whole, by seeing the value each member has to bring. Each trecena builds on the Wisdom of the last. Reed/BEN demonstrated a direction to exist in Harmony begins from Humility.
Tone 3 is the first day of Movement. An Intention that inspires us to Higher Love is born as a new vibration. The Sound and Movement we generate in moving toward an Intention, creates a Vibration of Spirit. Our climb of Spiritual Growth is a step-by-step process of moving our Consciousness of Spirit Higher by Intention. In our first Leap of Faith, we take the first step toward a manifestation of Belief.
Jaguar/IX is the most Spiritual of the Day Signs. The Jaguar is the Sign of the Shaman, the shape-shifter that is capable to travel to any Time and Place. So can we travel to the place in the future where we Believe. We can believe in our Power to Witness the Divinity of Spirit.
Jaguar/IX offers the Gift of Believing in the future we are capable to create on this journey to our Divine Destiny. The Earth Magic held by the Jaguar is powered by Gratitude for Life and Mother Earth. Gratitude is our most Powerful Spiritual Tool to Lift Our Own Spirit. The Time we spend in Gratitude and Appreciation, we are cloaked in Light, invisible to the Powers of Darkness. In Gratitude we hold the Consciousness of Love we’ve known. We can shape-shift from a Journey of Darkness to a Journey of Light. Shape-shifting is something we do when we turn our eyes away from the Darkness to Love.
The trecena’s energy is compared to a 13-day wave. The Spiritual Growth phase is the force of upward Intention (Tones 1-6). The descent is a dynamic force of movement, ending with a crash at the bottom. Then we start over again. The shift of energy from Tone 13 back to Tone 1 is like Wylie Coyote, just when everything was going SO WELL.
The first two Tones hold the purpose of quiet reflection, to think before we speak life into a new creation. Tones 1 and 2 are the best days for sorting paperclips, work you can accomplish with the least effort.
These first two Tones have felt flat and empty, after such a display of lightning by the Storm/CAUAC trecena. We can remember that CAUAC started off a little rocky, too.
I had a slightly different experience on Tone 1-2. Instead of wishing I could be as good as others, I found myself wishing others were as good as me. JAJA My unconscious thoughts offered a meaningful inspiration for Humility.
The Human Ego is always contrary to Divine Wisdom. We can find a Divine way by turning in the opposite direction. We can help others see their own Light. Jaguar lies in the shadows, guarding the Sacred Sites and Temples where Humans bring their Offering and Prayers. Jaguar lies in stealth as a witness of Light.
The Higher we Climb in our Spirit’s Consciousness of Divinity, the more humble we must be. Absolute Power can be corrupted absolutely. On our knees, we are closer to the Mother of Compassionate Love and Discernment. Our own Transformation is a Growing Consciousness of our Own Divine Nature. So will others be Transformed by Consciousness of their Own Light.
The Gift of Mother Earth was given by the Creator so that we could see beauty in every direction. A Divine Spark was placed within us, so we could see Light, shining through the Whole of Humanity. We magnify the Light of others through the “magic” of our Gratitude and Appreciation.
We can Love to Love instead of Loving to Hate. This is the defining choice of our Eternal Destiny. We will be drawn to what we Love, Nourish, and Aspire to Be.
The Cherokee Day Sign the Panther is the Black Jaguar, invisible in the Dark, serving as the guardian of portals to other dimensions. Jaguar/IX is a day when shamanic abilities are opened. Through gratitude, we wield the multi-dimensional magic of a healer, leader, wisdom keeper, and way shower for Spiritual Growth. Today we may Sense and Know the Power of the Love behind our Intention.
An experience from work offered some insight. A vendor hired for expert guidance hasn’t produced any meaningful results. The boss left final instructions before leaving on vacation to ask them if there are any outstanding issues on our end. This may be the best first step we can take to establish Right Relationship, or to know if it’s time to turn to the next Opportunity for Love.
The Jaguar is keenly sensitive to its environment. The Jaguar’s footsteps are often the only thing that’s seen. This is a day of wielding our Spiritual Power of Gratitude for the Light of others. Their Light will raise our Consciousness to the Light of Humanity.
Jaguar/IX holds potential for a Spiritual Experience. Residing in the North, IX is tied to the Mind and Spiritual Wisdom. Holding the Element of Air, IX is the field of our common connection within the Breath of Life and Breath of Spirit. IX is a symbol of the Divine Feminine aspect, a day when prayers were offered for Grandmothers, Mothers, Wives, and Sisters. We can honor those who have served us in the role of Compassionate Love. The Divine Feminine holds the Power of Discernment, the ability to Receive Inspiration and Understand its Highest Meaning and Purpose. IX offers a Gift of Spiritual Discernment.
The Elders shared the teaching of “Holding our Power,” so our experiences are not diminished. After the Sacred Ceremony of the Sun/Moon Dance, the Elders said we should not run out and share our Spiritual Experiences, but to hold them for a time. Time is necessary to know what they mean to us. A vision can lose its power when you try to define it before its time. “Holding Power” is a Divine Acknowledgement that the Gift of Inspiration was meant solely for You. There is time to share when we establish our Truth, Meaning, and Purpose.
To all my relations, may we begin move in an Intention of revealing the Light in others. May we look for it and Acknowledge it with our Gratitude and Appreciation. May our life become a journey Toward the Light. May we remember how every change that held the power of transformation was a Higher Revelation of our Own Light. May we Acknowledge the qualities in others that we appreciate and would emulate. By seeing other is their Divine Light, may their Light be multiplied to abundance. May we bring to life a Divine Vibration of Pure Love by acknowledging the Goodness in One Another. May we offer our Gratitude for the Gift of Mother Earth and all the Nourishment, Love and Wisdom she supplies. May we surround ourselves in her Beauty and Love, and Give Something Back for all we’ve taken. May we kneel to receive an in-pouring of Jaguar Spirit.
in lak’ech, I am another you
Debra, Jaguar Woman, 9 Eagle / MEN
A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY: Our first action can be a Movement of Spirit. The Jaguar crosses dimensions heading toward the East, the direction of the Sun’s Revelations. We can shift our shape to follow Jaguar’s footsteps through the jungle, sensing the Whole Experience of Mother Earth. Jaguars love the water, we could follow the directions of the ripples on a pond. Our journey can lead us to the wet footprints left on the pyramid stairs, and the altar we find at the peak of our climb. We can share a place in the shadows and watch as Human kneels with an Offering. We can witness the Time and Place where Human existed in its Divine Nature in Communion with the One Divine Consciousness. A Light descends on “Human Kneeling” in Humility, and we listen for the Beating Heart of Mother Earth. (What do you hear and see here? Hold it close and discover what it means.)
A NEW COMMITMENT TO GRATITUDE:
I’m sharing a the “21-Days of Gratitude” as a perpetual Personal Ceremony through the next journey to 8 Monkey/CHUEN Maya New Year. The “21 days” begin and end on Jaguar/IX. (I have trouble keeping this count straight. )
21-Days of Gratitude: Day 21 and Day 1
I’m grateful for sun on my face, wind in my hair, the smell of summer, and a new Mother House Finch, singing as she waits on the eggs in her nest.
TRECENA OF ROAD/EB (HUMAN)
Visit the 13-Day Trecena Guide for daily aspects and insight on the Uinal and Portal Days of the Road/EB trecena.
3 Jaguar/IX (Cherokee, Panther SAHO’NI)
Galactic Tone 3: Action. Three is basic movement and communication, which begins as a vibration. Three energy is very eloquent in all types of self-expression. Communication is how Three establishes a point of agreement between any point “A” and any point “B”. Three persons are rhythmic to the core and are often restless, as motion is their nature. By working closely with the energy of Three, any person becomes more able to predict motions of all kinds.
Jaguar/IX: Born with a deep love of the Mother Earth, Jaguar or shaman is directly tied to the source of all Earth magic. They possess great power of intellect and strength or character through integrity. Jaguar energy is feminine in nature and is the ruling spirit of jungles, plains, and mountains. The spirit of Jaguar inhabits the Mayan temples and is called on to assist in spiritual as well as in material ways. Jaguar is also the god/goddess of gratefulness.
Cherokee, Panther/SAHO’NI: Panther is symbolized by comets, meteors, shooting stars, fireballs, and magicians. Meteors appearing around the middle of November are Heralds of the Coming of the Light, the Cherokee New Year. Panther is the Shadow of the Sphinx, Herald of the Dawn, guardian of the night when the sun is traveling through the underworld. Panthers have unlimited imaginations, visualizations, and are spellbinding speakers. The Totem Jaguar is the guardian of the portals to other dimensions; shamanic abilities will open; multi-dimensional magic; healer, leader, way shower energy when used for spiritual growth. Abuse would be for using this power for control or negative purposes; must find a powerful balance.
[Text in italics was the primary source of inspiration for my journal. These are the sources that started my journey and they are the reference for interpretation each day. By providing the original text, I hope to offer a way to see what inspired my thoughts and by including all the aspects – allow for something more to inspire you. Mayan descriptions are those written by Ian Lungold. Cherokee descriptions came from multiple sources. Links to sources and other resources of study are offered on the Daykeeper Resources Page. ~Debra]
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