VISION QUEST: CREATING A LIFE FROM SPIRIT
A Vision Quest is an Initiation, by Mayan Time, the Germination of a New Seed of our Self. Wiser than we were before, there’s a reason we were raised in this Season.
11 Deer/MANIK is the Year Bearer that keeps a vigilant eye. We can see what is, without a “change of heart.” The Stag can take an arrow that passes right through. MANIK shares the Spiritual Gift to see movements in all directions. No one else has to see it the same for the Time and Place we were offered To Be. We always learn something one way or another.
The Elders say that when you bring an Offering, it should reflect what you expect to receive as the Sacred Exchange. We can sacrifice the Heart to a Divine Way to Know the Truth that stands within. Arrows can just pass through.
To the Highest One, on behalf of the whole…
Please cover the hearts of the faithful under your full power and authority. I ask for the Divine Signs of Spirit to prove the Truth that we are moving in a Divine Way, to Know Your Promise of the Blessing is the Truth from the beginning to the end. May every Divine Power be our Offering back to you and applied to the Beauty you conceived for us to Know the Beauty of Heaven on Earth.
AMEN. AMEN. AMEN.
1 Jaguar/IX (Cherokee, Panther/SAHO’NI)
Galactic Tone 1: Unity. One is the beginning of all things, the first, the whole and the all in one. One’s are assertive and self-guided and give a good push to whatever project they are associated with. One persons work best when meeting a challenge. Do not expect One-persons to be attentive to details or to put the finishing touches on things.
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. Patience born of strength and skill can turn to pounce of quick decision and action. Both bold and stealthful, Jaguars do not often attack directly and communications from them usually contain some mystery. In the absence of integrity, Jaguars power corrupts becoming a search for wealth and fame.
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]