MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL
Tone 13 is the day of Ascension. The number 13 symbolizes the Divine Communion between the Above and the Below. Every transformation Begins and Ends with a Truth of Divine Love. 13 is the number of theurgy, the magic of Answered Prayer. Human was given to Power through our rituals and sacred ceremonies, our Movements of Divine Consciousness, to call on Divine Intervention. 13 is the symbol of Prayers that are Answered by a Guiding Light Above.
IMIX offered the Dawn of a New Awakening. Night/AKBAL is the Bringer of the Dawn. In the Light of a New Day we will see the Possibilities of Dreams coming True. AKBAL can tune us in to the Dream we Love and Believe it can come True.
On Tone 13 we see our Self in a different Light. We are Conscious of a Brighter Light shining in the Direction of Love. We Know we see more than we could before. Today we Ascend, seeing how we’re prepared for Greater things.
We learned about the Signs and Symbols of Love we can add to make each creation beautiful in the eyes of the Beholders. Our Whole Creation will symbolize a Divine Relationship with the Creator.
To Human, Unconditional Love will always feel like a compromise. We have a Divine Choice. We drew the Circle of Creation that defined our boundaries of Love. The purpose was to hold the Integrity of the Love we held at the Center of our Being. A boundary of Love insured that nothing could cross from the outside without the Choice of our Intention.
Love can be a Condition we establish for our Self. Human’s first priority is survival. When Human builds a boundary, we can resist what’s on the other side. How do we hold a boundary of Love, when it means that someone is left outside in the cold? Love held the Power for our Transformation. We can’t change anyone but our Self.
AKBAL is the Dreamer who believes in the Dream, and a Light that always shines in the darkness. The glyph illustrates the veil of curtains drawn back to reveal the light still shining there. Human’s brightest light is our Dream of Love, the Faith a Divine Dream is meant to come true.
How can we cross our own boundary of Love to manifest the Whole into our Divine Circle of Love? If Love is the boundary, we have to Create Love from the inside out. The Creator’s Hand can transform the Love we see “unworthy to love back.” With the Wisdom of Maturity, we Know everything Human does is motivated by Love. Our worst behavior is only the result of an illusion that there’s no hope of ever finding it. When all hope is gone, we have no REASON to give anymore. It’s hard enough when there are no conflicts between us. When the door is shut, there’s no chance of any happiness between us.
Monkey/CHUEN is the Alchemist who can take lower metals and turn them into Gold. We created a Divine Mother in our imagination. We can create the Divinity of Humanity. Just like we knew our “Perfect Mother” so well, we knew what she would do, by the mistakes our Human Mother made. Our Human Mother never got the provision for her mistakes to be seen as exceptions to Love, instead of the Rule. We could turn things around inside if we looked at bad behavior as the exception to the Truth about Humanity. We don’t have to define our Self or Humanity by the worst examples. We can Stand in Humanity’s Corner, and Hold the Truth in our Heart and include a symbol of our Intention into the Dream of every Creation. We could train our eyes on the Best Light of Humanity.
Then, we could sincerely offer a Blessing of Love when we see Human limitations. We would see a wound still Open and Waiting for the Creator’s Love to be healed.
Night/AKBAL is the Voice that speaks to us in our Dreams. AKBAL is a day when we are likely to feel like we never woke up, floating along without ever grasping reality. We’re somewhere else in our heart and imagination. The Voice we hear on AKBAL is the Light that Promises that Dreams Come True.
AKBAL resides in the West holding the Element of Water. West is the place of an Unknown Journey through Life. West’s color of Black or Blue is the Darkness of the Unknown that holds the Unlimited Possibilities of Creation. AKBAL guides US to Bring the Dawn. Water holds the Ether of our Spirit and symbolizes our Emotions. AKBAL can stir up the Ethereal Waters of Creation in our Heart. When it returns to its Balance, we can visualize a new and clearer reflection of Unconditional Love.
AKBAL holds the power to connect the Conscious and the Unconscious Mind, our Intellect and Intuition. The Ascension planned by Monkey/CHUEN was the Healing of Emotions. We were given Curiosity and a Sense of Humor so we could dive right in to our Unknown Darkness to see the Light that shines there. Monkey’s been trying to tell us the Treasure will be in the LAST place we’d think to look. Our own Darkness can prove we wanted to be better when we see it. AKBAL can forge the Courage to explore our Love and see our Self. This courage will bring the Dawning of our Higher Love.
AKBAL can be a “Dark Night of the Soul.” The most fruitful climbs of Spirit are discoveries of our Self. We try so hard to cover it up. We don’t want to see our Self that way. We Don’t HAVE to see our Self “that way.” We can see that, Conscious of it, we would have never chosen it. Our Divine Acts are all Choices.
We can see the Light of our own Divinity when our heart breaks at our Human limitations. AKBAL days are potent for a Mystical Experience. Divine Light shines the brightest from the Darkness. Pay attention to your Dreams and the Love that will speak to your heart.
Every Ascension builds upon the Higher Ground of the last trecena. Flint/ETZNAB revealed the Truth of all our Illusions so the Seed will be Free from the past. Something had to die so something new could be born. Monkey/CHUEN gifted us with the instructions to create it.
The Tzolk’in and all the monuments to Time say one thing in common. Time had a Meaning and Purpose. We are Ascended NOW for a Divine Meaning and Purpose. The Creator transforms our Consciousness in the chronological order of our own “need to Know.” The Higher Aspirations of our next climb will require the Full Application of our Primal Power of Love.
The darkness we find in others is the Darkness we’re afraid to see in our Self. What if no one let us in? What if we couldn’t see how our Love was broken? Would it be any less Divine, if Love is what we were intending to express? Don’t we all deserve a second chance?
The Elders taught us about laying boundaries of Love. A tradition for blessing the boundaries of Home was to lay 3 concentric circles of cornmeal around the parameter. We walk the parameter beginning from the South. We lay the first circle of cornmeal holding the Intention for a Provision of Love in Communion with the Creator. Taking one step outward, we complete one circle, and another that contains the Whole. The symbol is a protection of Love. The circles don’t keep anyone out. Instead, there is a Blessing to Heart, Mind, and Spirit for anything that enters in. Anything with an evil intention must either turn away, or be Changed by a Blessing of Divine Love.
Monkey/CHUEN has led us through a trecena of “Light.” The purpose of the Time was Inspiration. Like the Muse of IMIX, we aren’t intended to have everything figured out. Our minds have been opened by new Possibilities of Love and Creation. We’ve learned about the invisible symbols of Love. We learned about the journeys we choose, and that when we choose a journey that begins in Love, Love will prevail to the end.
On the day of Ascension we see all the new Wisdom we could apply to a new experience of living. We KNOW something will be changed by the new way we see things, and the new ideas for creation that Monkey/CHUEN shared with us. Monkey/CHUEN is the Daykeeper who Counts all the Days of Love. CHUEN sees Every Day as the Creator’s gift of the Time to Create the Love we saw in our Dreams.
Ascending with the Truth of Darkness, and the Fear at our own discovery, we can imagine the Fear held by those who have intentionally turned away from Love. Human’s led by their emotions without any discernment, are seeking Love just like we are. What they have yet to see is that they are “fighting for it” instead of “loving for it.” They are demanding it instead of giving it. We can be caught up in a self-defeating circle when we get lost in the undercurrent – the darkness that doesn’t hold a light to follow.
We can’t tell people what to do. And, we can’t tell people to change. So, how do we fix it? How do we let all these Human knuckleheads in to our circle? Through the Gift of AKBAL we can see them in our Dreams. We can dream the Divine Whole, the way we Dreamed our Divine Mother who would have done everything perfectly. We can Choose to Dream the Love of the Whole that is just as perfect as the Mother of our Dreams.
Darkness expects Darkness. All creations are a result of thought and experience. We often create our conversations before we arrive. When you approach a person you don’t love, what journey do you take before they arrive? Those with an evil intention made their own journey before they arrived in person. They expect to manifest darkness. Darkness is always dispelled by Light. When they meet an experience of Love that is not part of their “creation journey” the “next thing” dreamed in their journey.
Maybe that’s the Divine Reason why we hear stories of people who escaped evil by humbling themselves in Prayer to Creator in the face of Evil. Fear or anger was expected. When Love was seen an illusion fell apart.
AKBAL marks the day a Voice broke through my dark night. All I could see was my failures and limitations. I suddenly saw that unhappiness was all my fault and that it was too late to change any of the choices I’d made in my past. I didn’t deserve the Promise. As I gave it all up to the Creator, a VOICE, words in my head told me, “I’ve seen every heartache, every burden that wasn’t yours to bear. You are SACRED for the journey and the Time it takes to Know how much I Love you. You are always MORE than enough.”
Those were the Divine words of an emotional healing that changed me forever. I’ve had more “dark nights” but never as dark as that first night. The words of Love were eternal. No matter how low I go, I still can’t forget these words that were spoken before.
On this round of the Tzolk’in, we are making a Climb for Humanity. We’ve grown up to see beyond our own needs, to the needs of those around us – the pack. We’ve grown up enough to know that when no one else is happy, we aren’t happy either. We are set to the task of CREATING LOVE FOR THE WHOLE.
To Heal the Whole, we must live among the broken, and we must see the Unlimited Possibilities for the transformation of all our broken Human love. No matter how another Human behaves, we can hold a Light of Truth that they were Conceived in Love and can be Transformed by Love… just like WE have Ascended in Love. It’s not our Job to Create it. We can claim the Creator will create it. We can wait for a Divine Transformation holding a Light of Believing for Each Other. That’s a Dream that already exists within our Boundaries of Love, Believing God Created us to Love, and Dreamed we’d Love Back was the Creator’s Universal Prayer. If God holds the power to Answer our Prayers, God can certainly holds the Answer to its own Prayers.
I was taking a drive this trecena when one of those “other drivers” pulled in front of me to drive slower than I was already going. It’s funny how we take such offense to things like this. As I was throwing the little human tantrum in my mind, a voice outside myself questioned… so what does this person deserve? In a moment the whole idea of consequences seemed ridiculous… like, would I enforce a death penalty to someone who drives to slow in front of me? It must come from our lower primal gut instincts. From a Monkey perspective Above, it’s hilarious. While we were grumbling over the car ahead of us, we cut someone else off behind us. Monkey knows that a Sense of Humor is a Spiritual Gift too.
To all my relations, may we celebrate the New Light we found in our Darkness. May we claim a Transformation that increased the Light of our Spark of Love. May we celebrate the heartbreak that allowed new Light to enter our Heart. May we see that Love held the power to breakthrough a stronghold of perception. May we be the Bringer of the Dawn of our own Awakening, the Truth of More Light to Give. May we know we’ve been prepared for the Journey of our Life’s Destiny, to KNOW the Love Above, and the WHOLE of the Love Below… in all its different possibilities of Expression. May we NEVER EQUATE BAD BEHAVIOR as TRUTH that someone doesn’t need or want Love. May we NOT EXPECT that a world of Harmony and Equity be that everybody be perfect by our Human standards. May we See Perfection in a new way, as a Heart Longing to Know Love, even fighting for it. May we Remember that Divine Love is so far beyond Human understanding, that only God could know what it looks like. God Created it.
As we carry this Ascending Truth on our next journey, may we not Define what Love should look like. May we Ask for God to help us see the LOVE THAT IS. May we Know that whatever our Human eyes beholds, SOMEHOW holds the Divine Love of the Creator. May we Rise with a PRAYER to See the Light of Hearts that break for the WHOLE experience of Love… Divine Love AND Human Understanding.
in lak’ech, i am another you
Debra, Jaguar Woman, 9 Eagle/MEN
THE MAYAN NEW YEAR
In the Maya lands it’s tradition to carry out the 21 Days of Gratitude ceremony leading to the New Year on 8 Monkey/CHUEN (8 B’atz). This is the day for the dedication of the Daykeepers. I always make a mistake on this count. So, there won’t be a countdown, though I’m reminding myself about Gratitude for the rest of the way to the New Year.
GRATITUDE FOR THE DAY:
I’m grateful for a Creator who intends for Human to see the LOVE IN EVERYTHING.
TRECENA OF MONKEY/CHUEN
Visit the 13-Day Trecena Guide for daily aspects and events of the Monkey/CHUEN trecena.
13 Night/AKBAL (Cherokee, Hearth/O’YA)
Galactic Tone 13: Ascension; Thirteen assists us to go to the next higher step, propels us to try something new or to try again. Thirteen energy takes us over the next mountain just to see what is there. Thirteen carries the last success to the newest effort. Thirteen is a number associated with the Ascended Masters, creation, expansion, and manifestation.
Night/Akbal: Bringers of the Dawn. Dreamers who bring the new sun to clarify and illuminate the road of life. Thus the insecurities and doubts born of darkness of the sub-conscious mind are dispelled. These persons travel the Void… a place where nothing yet exists but all potential dwells, the womb of creation. From this void, Night persons bring forth new solutions and artistic inspiration. Night’s voyages of dreams build confidence and happiness with a sense of well being. If night does not bravely journey into the void they may find themselves wandering the darkness of self doubt and insecurity.
Cherokee, Hearth/O’YA: Hearth’s symbol is the fire pit in the Center, velvet black as the night. The triangle in Orion. The M42 nebula (home of the Central race from the WingMakers) in the center of the triangle of Orion is the fire in the Hearth, also matching the Mayan. The Hearth is the Torchbearer who holds the light and warmth throughout the night.
[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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