MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL
The Peak Tone 9 holds the Intention of Patience. Number 9 is all about completion. To complete a new Transformation, the energies of Tone 9 lead us to See the Big Picture. We were Transformed by our new Perspective. The first thing we naturally look for is a change in our Self. On Tone 9 we can see how a change in our Self will extend to the Whole.
There are many ways to see the same thing. To know the Transformation of the Whole, we must take the Time to see things from different points of view.
Tone 9 is the perfect follow-up to Flint/ETZNAB’s reflection of Truth. The Whole Point of Flint is to know Our Truth. We can’t really Know our own Truth if we haven’t looked at it from someone else’s point of view. It’s not OUR Truth until we Consciously Choose it. We won’t gain much Wisdom sticking to one view, unless we know the Reason we chose it. A Reason gives us flexibility. The Meaning and Purpose can be fulfilled in an unlimited number of ways. Our Truth must always include an acknowledgement that we never know our whole story of Truth, until we see it from other sides of the picture.
Storm/CAUAC, like Tone 9, intends to Deliver an Electric Charge of Light. Those born CAUAC serve as the midwife in charge of the Delivery. CAUAC can send a bolt from the blue to create a path for Higher Understanding. As a Gift of Divine Authority, CAUAC can reach us wherever we are. The Lightning from Above fulfills its task to reach all the way to the ground. Lightning grasps first the things that reach the highest, and in the same moment sends the Power from Above through everything that exists Below. So will our Transformation be a Blessing extended to the Whole through the threads of Light that hold all our Spirit’s together. Lightning doesn’t complete its purpose until it’s grounded by Earth.
CAUAC Balances Love between the Above and the Below. Our Hearts and Spirits are bound to Mother Earth to complete the Human experience. Our Light must find its way beyond our Hearts and Minds to be Received by the Hearts and Minds of those around us.
CAUAC offers a charge of “lightning in the blood,” our Sixth Sense of Knowing. The Cherokee Redbird was a Sign in the Sky that announced a Gift of Light and Illumination. CAUAC resides in the West, the place of all our Unknown Experiences. CAUAC can illuminate the Choices held in our Heart.
Storm/CAUAC offers Renewal and Regeneration through an Unbridled Freedom To Be. Lightning symbolizes the youthful exuberance we experience when we Know our Spirit is Free. We’re Freed through our Wisdom of Unconditional Love. Freedom is the Gift of CAUAC. The Creator intended for us to ALL know the Freedom that comes with Love without any conditions.
Our Love won’t reach its mark when it comes without a Choice. The Highest Love allows for Freedom on both sides. Freedom for ALL requires Patience and the Time to consider how Love is received from many perspectives.
We have to be willing to acknowledge where Love doesn’t look like Love on the Receiving End. This is where we really need to lean on the Wisdom of the Monkey. The worst thing we could do is to take our Self too seriously. (The Monkey Creator knows all the alchemical aspects of Love, including the Divine Provisions.)
We can’t complete a Creation for the Whole, until our Love can be seen by the eyes of the Beholder. The Beauty of our Creation is the Reason. A Divine Reason extends to the Whole in our Balance of Harmony and Equity. A Creator will Balance everything that’s invisible. Human was given the Divine Vision to Balance what CAN be seen below. Before we get all excited about our own Creation of Love, we have to follow the threads to the end of the experience it delivers.
One of the challenges of becoming a Creator is the time we spend in our head. It’s inevitable when we are creating a new reality from our Imagination. The Creator’s Love is Unbridled. To harness the Power of Unbridled Love, we must ground it into the Reality Below.
This journey through the Core Days isn’t grounded at all. We are living in the Heart of an Electrical Storm of Creation. All of our thoughts have been turned to our Self for a Divine Reason. To create a New Seed that is free from the Karma of a past consciousness, all our thoughts must be dissolved into “pure spirit.” Our existing structures of Truth must all be dissolved, and all the flesh removed from the bones, to manifest a new Creation in its own Integrity of Pure Love. An old way of Loving must die for a new way to be born. Better to start from scratch with the very best ingredients and the best application.
They say eggs work best for baking when they are room temperature. I’m not sure how. I still haven’t bothered to try it. Maybe that’s why my talent for gourmet cooking feels like it’s gone downhill. I find myself cooking things I remember I love, but the production has become a manifestation from sketchy memories and not the original recipe. There was once a time I was recognized by my son as “the best cook in the whole world.” It was an awesome time to be. 🙂
My son was always easy to please, while I was just trying to keep my head above water. It was hard to cook dinner some nights. One of my fall-back recipes became sausage links and Bush’s Chili Hot Beans. The first time I threw it together it got my son’s rave reviews, so it was good for a repeat. The next time it was served my son said, “Mom, You did it again!” (ie. pour a can of beans in a saucepan and throw some sausage in it).
Isn’t it beautiful when children are so easily pleased? I need to go back there and spend some time looking around so I can remember. LOL Our Offerings of Love can always reach their mark when we know what someone else loves. I seem to get into the most trouble, cooking untested recipes. I’ve learned, I think, that my best recipe for any covered-dish dinner is the one I’ve cooked dozens of times and always received a good review. You can screw up even the best recipes.
I wonder about your experience of the Core Days. My whole discernment of Love has fallen apart. I’m not sure I could recognize my own Love if it were right in front of me. I’ve wonder at the parts of me I can’t see. One thing I’ve seen VERY clearly is this deep illusion that all my Love was Lost, that no one ever found it. I always thought I was shining my Love. I wonder at the veil of darkness that prevented it from being seen. Do I create Love that can’t be Seen? Is it only visible in my own head?
There’s a Storm of Creation going on inside of us. We can exist in the eye of the Storm as merely the patient observers of the life whirling around us to see things from Every Direction. When we face the emotional Storms of Divine Discernment we are turned within by the Intervention of a Divine Agency.
There’s a Blessing in every Storm. When everything is smooth sailing, Humans are inclined to forget the Source of every Blessing. We ALWAYS Remember our First Truth when all our other truths fall apart. When all else has fails, Divine Intervention will always be our Last Hope because it was our First Truth. The Truths we hold the longest are the most well established. Our Faith in Love proves itself when we’ve exhausted all our Human resources.
Monkey/CHUEN can help us to see how Creation is a messy business, especially Creating Love. There’s an unlimited number of ingredients to work with. Every cook knows that no matter how well the recipe is put together, someone at the table isn’t going to care for it. Suggestions for salt and pepper shouldn’t cause a conflict. If someone suggested adding Kentucky Fried Chicken’s 11 secret spices, then it’s no longer your own creation.
That’s the question. Where does our Creation Begin and End. What compromises can we make for Love so it is still Our Creation on the Receiving End?
The 7th uinal has taught me some new Patience and ways to not take myself too seriously. At moments it’s felt like I’ve lost my perspective.
I still question the discernment of my grade school cafeteria that served us squares of congealed tomato aspic with half of a boiled egg suspended at the top. I never saw anyone eat it. It looked pretty nasty as a pile that seemed to look back from the trash – yet they kept on serving it. I was willing to eat most anything “jello” except that.
I feel sad for those of you who missed the era where the artificial flavors of jello was the latest gourmet discovery, divinely united with cottage cheese. The parents of the Baby Boomers who lived through the depression, must have clamored to a dessert that only needed some water.
A story that haunts me as a personal humiliation of Love was a Thanksgiving dinner with a family other than my own. I was 16 and the first one to eat a piece of the Lemon Pie. It was HORRIBLE and Sour. What would you do at 16 and a guest at the table? All I knew to do was cover it up. I ate the whole piece as if it was a fine piece of pie. Then the one that cooked it took a piece and realized they had forgotten to add the sugar. They thought it was hilarious I’d eaten the whole piece. The story still hurts a little as my Love became the center of a standing joke. What was I supposed to do? Spit it out?
PEARLS before swine. That’s how we feel when people won’t take our Love as it was intended. From a Divine Perspective I can see it in another way. I do believe all the Love we Intend will be Seen as a Provision of Divine Justice. It WILL ALWAYS BE SEEN by the Creator.
We’re still creating our best new recipe for Love. From a Divine Perspective, it’s good when we don’t have all the Answers. When we are asking Questions, we’re open to New Answers.
Storm/CAUAC is the 19th Day Sign, completing the Sum Total that returns to Zero, the all-in-one perspective of a Divine Creator. The perspective offered by each of the Day Signs gives us many ways to see the same things. Only taking other perspectives into account, can we make our Wisest Choice.
To all my relations, may we know that the more deeply we plant our Seed in the fertile soil of Mother Earth, the greater will be our foundation for Love. We can come up with our own most basic recipes from the preferences of those we intend to serve. May we also come to the table with the Consciousness that LOVE IS BEING SERVED. If the recipe turns our stomach, we can spit it quietly into our napkin and brag on the dishes we liked better. May we get out of our own head and our one perspective to see the Whole of our Creation of Love. If we love tomato aspic, no one may come to our table. What’s the use of Creating Love, if nobody wants the Love you’re serving?
We still don’t have to Know. We are given the Patience for one more perspective to complete the Transformation for a new Choice of Being. Our Creation won’t be completed until tomorrow. 10 Sun/AHAU will illuminate our Highest Manifestation of Love.
May we allow the Not-Knowing just a little longer. May we allow the chaos of change. May we reside in the Center where we are always Balanced by the Creator’s Love. From the new perspective of Love we’ve claimed for our Self, may we be awakened to the perspectives all around. They want our Love. They are hungry for it when they come to our table. Every cook longs to hear, “You’re the greatest cook in the whole world.” May we leave our own basic recipe in tact for the Ones who WILL rave about it, and serve some “bread-and-butter” Love on the side so there SOMETHING for everyone. (Save the tomato aspic for another day.) And, may we especially be grateful for the one at the table who knows our Love so well, they’re not afraid to tell us when we’ve forgotten to add the sugar to our lemon pie.
in lak’ech, i am another you
Debra, Jaguar Woman, 9 Eagle/MEN
MICHELE – I’m wondering if you served “Jo Dee’s BBQ Chicken?” Or, a new untested recipe? Was there anything that people spit out? LOL The comment of your gathering led my thoughts to serving company. I didn’t mean to insult if you served tomato aspic. 🙂
A 21-DAY CEREMONY OF GRATITUDE:
“21-Days of Gratitude” was the ceremony that marked the beginning of this Journal. 21 Days led to 260-days of the Tzolk’in round. In the 7th uinal we exist in the Perfect Balance. Each of the 20 Day Signs in the uinal is in position to reflect their way of Balance. Each one will offer a Divine Perspective from the all-in-one of who we are. I’m beginning 21 days starting today, under Sun/AHAU that will be a guiding light that completes the Whole of Understanding for each perspective of our Truth we can Know about our Self. At the End of 21 days, we’ll arrive at 10 Sun/AHAU, and a manifestation of our own Light of Truth.
Day 20 of 21 Days:
I’m grateful there are people who will enjoy our Love just like we serve it. I’m grateful for the perspective of others that each has something Divine to add to our recipe.
TRECENA OF MONKEY/CHUEN
Visit the 13-Day Trecena Guide for daily aspects and events of the Monkey/CHUEN trecena.
9 Storm/CAUAC (Cherokee, Redbird/TOTSU’HWA)
Galactic Tone 9: Patience. The energy of Nine is one of the getting a better perspective of the bigger picture. With the energy of Nine plans or patterns begin to come to completion. Nine requires patience and perseverance that is found in the bigger picture, otherwise there is great suffering from the lack of insight. The completion of cycles of action is all-important to Nine.
Storm/Cauac: Day of the blessing of rain, giver of all life and lightening, a gift of nitrogen to Mother Earth and ozone to Father Sky. Cauac is also associated with the moon and the cycles of the moon, which are the meter of the feminine aspect of creation. The essence of Storm is the feeling of unity, security and warmth experienced in the home while the tempest of trouble rages in the world outside. Perpetually youthful, Storms exist to experience the ecstasy of freedom. They have the great capacity to both learn and teach. Their constant quest for novel experiences often leads to difficult tests and storms of emotion. Looking at these difficulties for the lessons they indeed are, will enrich our lives rather than destroy. Cauac individuals teach much through their electricity of being. Lightning energizes earth, this same energy energizes humans. Divine connections can be accessed.
Cherokee, Redbird/TOTSU’HWA: Redbird is a feminine sign; the hand that rocks the cradle. The symbol of nurturing, the lightning nurtures and energizes, with energy for zest, curiosity, imagination, and ideas. Lightning adds spiritual force to the human by way of “lightning of the blood” of a healer, directly body to body vibration. The key to spiritual communication and access to the wisdom of the Ancestors lies in the ability to bestir the blood to speak.
[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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Colonel Sanders, Secret Recipe
Sanders’ Original Recipe of “11 herbs and spices” is one of the most famous trade secrets in the catering industry, says Wikipedia. I had some KFC chicken yesterday and hadn’t ordered the original recipe in a while. I forgot how good the spices are. Here’s the “secret recipe” that was said to be revealed by accident.
Kentucky Fried Chicken Secret Recipe – 11 Herbs and Spices:
11 Spices – Mix With 2 Cups White Flour.
2/3 Tbs Salt
1/2 Tbs Thyme
1/2 Tbs Basil
1/3 Tbs Oregano
1 Tbs Celery salt
1 Tbs Black pepper
1 Tbs Dried mustard
4 Tbs Paprika
2 Tbs Garlic salt
1 Ts Ground ginger
3 Tbs White pepper
Dredge pieces of chicken in the mixture, dip in milk or an egg wash, then dredge again before frying.
I’ll throw my Mom’s best in. She always soaked chicken in salt/water brine for at least 15 minutes as the preliminary step. It makes a huge difference.