THE TRECENA OF DOG/OC
MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL
Tone 4 is a force of Stability that lays a foundation for Spiritual Growth. Tone 4 builds the Pillars of Faith for the Dream of our Creation. Tone 4 is represented as the Cube, the most stable of all forms. The boundaries and parameters define a body of thought as the “rules of our game.” The Monkey reminds us, “Life is just a game of creation, you know… to see what you can do with it.”
It’s the Inherent thought for a beginning. On Tone 3 we moved, headed out the door to work on our creation. We followed an idea for a reason. The next step is to witness the project at hand. We size it up to see what needs to be done before we begin.
Reed/BEN is the Guiding Light for family and home. The nahaul/essence of BEN’s perspective is symbolized by an altar. Above, 2 channels of Divine Light are shining down upon the altar, and below are thatched mats for 2 who will witness the Light as One. An altar will uphold the Pillars of our Faith as the Holy Ground where we know the Truth of all things.
The Elders we must be the “hollow bone” for the Light of Spirit to flow through the channel. We can’t see a thing when we claim we know it all. Knowing nothing, we are open to know ALL things. When we kneel in Humility, the flesh of our ego is burned away and we are Divinely Open to Hear the Divine Truth.
Even Reed/BEN has a Shadow that can be cast from such High Expectations. Without Vigilant Consciousness, we may demand Our Way. The best guidance is always the Truth. “God will help you find Your Way. A day will come for You to Choose what you believe.” Isn’t that the living truth? I was drawn to the indigenous path for that very reason. “Beautiful Painted Arrow” said, “Don’t try to emulate me. Create your own myths.” The Elders say that the traditional ways are Good and Well-proven Tools, worthy to help us use until we choose our own. Why wouldn’t you choose a Way allowing all to be EQUAL on their own Holy Ground?
There’s a Divine Inspiration and a Challenge reflected in Reed/BEN’s Light. BEN holds the Highest Expectations from Truth known at an altar. BEN’s shadow is Faith that demands “my way.” BEN is the leader that upholds Truth for the children. We have to walk the walk. They won’t care what we say, when that’s not what we actually do. Children will try on their parents shoes to imagine what they will be.
BEN guides us to lead with a garden hose, one that bends and pours out blessings, not with a “steel pipe.” To pour out the blessing is to acknowledge the Light of all our Prayers. Children hold the Light of the Wisdom of Innocence. A guiding Light is the witness and testimony.