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5 Earth / CABAN – A Guiding Light: Day 5 of 13

THE TRECENA OF REED/BEN, A GUIDING LIGHT

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

Greetings Kin,

Tone 5 is a day of Empowerment. The Center of the Cube symbolizes human’s central, intelligent, organizing force for managing the resources, substance, and knowledge for application. Tone 5 gather’s all the resources for the last steps of our climb.

On Tone 5 we take inventory of our Spiritual Tools, the Truth of the Power of Love and the Divine Resources of Wisdom at Hand. Tone 5 represents our Inherent thoughts to discern the Means and the Way for creation.

Earth/CABAN is a Day Sign of Empowerment. CABAN is symbolized as Mother Earth, as the Source of Everything Known to Human. From the micro to the macro, Mother Earth proves the Integrity of a Divine Design.

The K’iche Maya Day Sign is No’j, a Sacred Word that marks a day of wisdom and knowledge. The glyph illustrates 3 Sources of Knowing that make up our Body of Consciousness. The horizontal line represents human’s linear thoughts. The wavy line symbolizes our imagination, and the floating circles, our Spirit’s Consciousness of the Divine.

CABAN resides in the East, the Direction of the Sunrise and the Element of Fire. From the East the Sun brings Divine Inspiration for a New Day. Fire is the Element with the power of transmutation – changing things from one form of being to another.

CABAN is a nahaul/essence of Movement. Mother Earth creates Time by Movement. Time is the Divine Means through which Human is offered the Wisdom of Experience. To draw from the resources of All Knowledge, we have to keep moving on.

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4 Wisdom / CIB – A Guiding Light: Day 4 of 13

THE TRECENA OF REED/BEN, A GUIDING LIGHT

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

4 Wisdom / CIB

Greetings Kin,

The 4th Tone of Creation is Stability. Tone 4 is compared to the cube, a dimension defined by borders and parameters. Whenever we choose to move forward on an Intention to create, our next inherent thoughts are to get a grasp on the circumstances. If we’re Wise, we look at a map before we take any journey. We can choose the shortest way, or we can take the scenic route. On Tone 4 we establish the “rules of the game.”

On a journey of Divine Evolution, we can choose a course for our thoughts in advance. We can build a foundation as our own pillars of Faith to stand when we face the Unknown. To Move to a Higher State of Consciousness, we choose thoughts that will lead to the desired ending. In a world below, we move by taking one step after another. Above, our Spirit Rises one Divine thought at a time that we can experience and claim as the Truth. The Higher our Truth, the more Divine are the possibilities. We know where Human thoughts can lead. And, we can Remember, that Divine thoughts always lead Faith to Believing.

Wisdom/CIB connects us to the Wisdom of the Ages. CIB represents the Collective Wisdom of Humanity, and our own Wisdom of Experience. CIB reminds us that the past is an archaeological treasure for Wisdom that leads a Divine Way. CIB resides in the South, the direction of our Relationships with one another and the Natural World. CIB guides us to the Wisdom of Right Relationship.

CIB shares the “Key to the Kingdom” as Forgiveness. We can only see the Whole Truth by looking beyond the circumstances of Time. We are all on our own path and in our own back and forth movement between the darkness and the Light of Truth our Heart can Believe. As we look ahead, we might consider the Wisdom of our own past. There’s Times when we Feel the Light of Truth and Times when we Feel there’s no hope in sight. If we apply the Wisdom of our own Truth, sometimes we are Brighter than others. The Truth is in our Intention to be. Human will always express the Truth of our limitations, where our Faith turns to Fear.

Eagle/MEN shared the Vision to See the Light in our Future and the direct course from point A to point B. The Owl expands our Vision with the Gift to see through the darkness. Wisdom/CIB sees the darkness on the way to the Unknown. We can plan now for the Human limitation of forgetting. Our Faith is challenged the farther we turn from the way Human sees to the way our Spirit Believes. Human isn’t satisfied until we know all the answers, even before we know the questions. The first time we run into an unexpected Truth, we can forget. We need a plan to get through it. CIB’s strategy is to turn to the Wisdom of the Past to keep moving forward.

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3 Eagle / MEN – A Guiding Light: Day 3 of 13

THE TRECENA OF REED/BEN, AN ALTAR OF LIGHT

3 Eagle / MEN

Greetings Kin,

Tone 3 holds the Intention of Movement. The action of Movement or a Dissemination of Communication begins the Life of a new Intention. Sound creates a vibration in the universe. The Tone and Frequency are determined by the Intention.  Human Will aligned with Divine Will manifest the Trinity, the exponential Power of Love.

2 Jaguar/IX inspired a way of Gratitude in Divine Communion with a Living Earth. Mother Earth was moved by the Creator’s Breath to keep Perfect Time for a Divine Meaning and Purpose.

Eagle/MEN is the Intermediary that shares the Eagle’s Eye to see into the Future. Whatever the Eagle can see within its range of vision lies within its grasp. An Eagle can see the speck of a distinctive color of its prey under a bush nearly 2 miles away. The Eagle flies by Intuition, feeling its way by focusing on the “X” that marks the spot and leaning into the Wind. To fly like an Eagle, we must lean into the Truth. Our most important Truth is the Creator’s Promise of a Divine Provision. In the world of physicality, below, we lean into the Truth of our Experience.

Eagle resides in the West, the direction of our Unknown Experience and our journey to the Future. Holding the Element of Water, Eagle Vision can give us the clarity to see a Dream within our Grasp. The Eagle flies in closest proximity to the heavenly realm, sharing a perspective from Above. In the Eagle’s line of sight, there are no obstacles between point A and point B. That was just the way it looked from the ground. The Eagle can guide a direct flight to a Dream with our Name on it.

Flying away is the only reason an Eagle doesn’t claim the prize. Maybe it loses the wind and things it’s chasing a moving target. The Eagle doesn’t like competition and will turn away before it will engage a fight. Eagle/MEN helps us see that our Dreams are within our grasp. The Eagle sees all around before taking off. We only have to Remember that a Divine Creator shared the Inspiration for OUR Dream. It doesn’t matter if we’re the first or the last. The Monkey would remind us that it doesn’t even matter if we finish. All our Dreams will be manifested in the Future.

Eagle/MEN employs the Vigilant Consciousness of the Deer, focused on a single-minded Intention. To build the Light at our Altar, we are on the Receiving End of a Divine Communion of Spirit. Eagle is a “light” day sign in a 13-day cycle of “light,” which guides us to Truth known by Divine Inspiration. The Intention of our Dream will raise our Faith and Hope to Believing.

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2 Jaguar / IX – A Guiding Light: Day 2 of 13

THE TRECENA OF REED/BEN, AN ALTAR OF LIGHT

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

2 Jaguar / IX

“To Be, or Not To Be?”

Greetings Kin,

Tone 2 holds the Intention of Duality. Who Am I? What’s My way into a New and Unknown Future. On Tone 2 we see “what is” from Human’s perspective, BEFORE we consider how we can Divinely carry it out. Duality is the “hard road” of Time. It takes more than a first impression to know the WHOLE Truth. The Tzolk’in helps us track the thoughts that will, collectively, draw us toward a Higher Consciousness of Knowing. We can know the Truth. Only through our own experience, do we WHOLLY Believe it.

Jaguar/IX is the Day Sign of Spirit, the sign of the shaman, and the shape-shifter than can cross the dimensions of Time and Place. The Destiny of Jaguar/IX is to walk in the Balance between the Above and Below. Above, the Jaguar holds the Breath of Light and Truth that Spirit is the realm that’s True. Below, IX is the symbol of the Divine Feminine that hears the Heartbeat of Mother Earth. IX balances the Truth of Spirit, with the Beauty of Compassionate Love for the Human hearts beating Below.

The Jaguar faces its “enemies” in stealth, for the Intention of guarding an Inner Altar of Light. The Jaguar always leads us on a journey to the East, for the Light of Illumination. Residing in the North, Jaguar holds the Wisdom of Earth Magic, born of Gratitude for ALL the Beauty of Love on Earth. On days guided by IX, we are Called to Mother Nature. She is always waiting for us, with Forces that can Ground our “positive energy.”

Jaguar/IX will lead us to the Time and Place where our altar will shine the Light for Whole. Our Direction will be East, always turning to the Sunrise and the Love given as every New Beginning. To Know the Truth and our Way, we’ll only have to look down at our feet, and See the Sunrise straight ahead that will Answer every Question that leads to our Highest End.

There are no mistakes on the Jaguar’s path. Every step taken through Time holds a Divine Meaning and Purpose, Above AND Below. Jaguar/IX is a “symbol of 7” as the guardian of the Holy of Holies at the top of the pyramid. Jaguar is the nahaul that sees the Truth by a Reflection. What “appears to be true” in the world below, can reflect the Real Truth, when we see it from an equal and opposite perspective.

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1 Reed / BEN – A Guiding Light: Day 1 of 13

THE TRECENA OF REED/BEN, AN ALTAR OF LIGHT

1 Reed / BEN

Greetings Kin,

The Next 13-Days…

Reed/BEN is the Guiding Light for Family and Home. Reed guides the creation of Harmony and Equity for all our Relations. We Ascended with the Light to know the way. 13 Road/EB marked a Milestone, a Time and Place when our Heart would believe. The Wisdom of Love and Answered Prayers was Illuminated by the Highest One. Our Heart was called to the Highest Road, believing Love will create a Divine Way.

Reed/BEN holds the Element of Fire, a Divine Power that changes matter from one form to another. The Fire of Reed/BEN will change the “matters of Faith” to employ a new gift of Believing for its Highest Purpose. Higher Love will guide us to share the Divine Truth of Answered Prayers, and the Way to Believe.

Reed/BEN illustrates an altar with two channels of Light shining down from Above. Below are two prayer mats where Human kneels in Humility. We claim an exponential Power of Trinity when 2 are aligned as 1.

BEN holds very High Expectations and the Wisdom to rule with a garden hose, rather than a steel pipe. One hurts and the other pours our the Blessings of Living Water to the Spirit. BEN’s nahaul is one that serves as the Head of the Family. BEN is known for taking up a Cause on behalf of the Whole. BEN leads by example. BEN is the state-of-mind we hold when we begin a family. We are motivated to follow our own good advice.

Reed/BEN resides in the East, the direction of the Sunrise and a New Beginning. BEN holds a Passion for the Lives of the Children. Reed/BEN shares God’s Divine Love that is Seeing and Acknowledging the Light in one another. We’ll see how every member of a family has a Divine Light to share. BEN’s intention is to lead others to an alter so they will Know the Atonement of a Divine Creator. As much as we may Love our own Way, a Reed bends to allow ALL Divine Ways. In the Divine Balance, Children will lead US to the altar.

TRECENA OF LIGHT
BEN guides a 13-day cycle of Incoming Inspiration. Holding the Element of Fire, BEN initiates a cycle of transmutation, changing the form of one thing into another. Family changes us. We take on multiple human identities as a Mother, Father, Sister, or Brother. Charity begins at Home with the Reed and extends to Chosen Family and sphere of influence. BEN can inspire us to take up a Cause. On Reed/BEN the Maya check in on their neighbors to lend a helping hand.

3RD & 4TH UINALS
In the harvest cycle of the Tzolk’in the 3rd uinal began the Movement of New Life. We emerged into the Light. Our leaves looked like all first leaves. We’re still a tender shoot discovering our Self. In the 4th uinal of stability, we’ll take on the leaves that we can recognize. We’ll begin to see what we could grow up to be.

PEAK DAYS: Peak Experience, Peak Performance

  • 6 Flint/ETZNAB – will establish the Rhythm and Pattern of moving with the Flow of Divine Truth.
  • 7  Storm/CAUAC – will offer a Renewal and Regeneration of Spirit through a magnetic Power that calls us home to the realm of Light.
  • 8 Sun/AHAU –  a direct Illumination from Above will reveal the Truth of our Divine Justice in Communion with the Light.
  • 9 Crocodile/IMIX – will complete our Transformation, turning Faith into Believing in the Miracles possible by a Supreme Creator.

COMPLETING THE FIRST SEASON
Our Ascension from the Reed/BEN trecena completes the first Season of the Tzolk’in on 13 Serpent/CHICCHAN. The last day of the cycle is the Guardian. The Ending defined from the Beginning is the Quickening of our Spirit, the Will for Love To Be. In Unity with the Creator we will realize Higher Gifts of Spirit.

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13 Road / EB – Ascension: Day 13

THE TRECENA OF SUN/AHAU LEADS THE HIGHEST WAY

13 Road / EB

Greetings Kin,

We Ascend on Tone 13 by the Truth of Answered Prayers. 13 is the symbol of Humanity, the 12 that Ascends by a Higher Revelation of Divine Truth. Sun/AHAU guided us to look to a Light Above to Know the Whole Truth. The world is only an illusion of the Moment. Turning to a Source of Divine Illumination, we could realize the Truth of Time. One Time and Place doesn’t reflect the whole story that Human must witness as an experience. We can know all things, like we can own the full set of an encyclopedia. Without Love, there would be no reason to guide the order of our thoughts.

Dog/OC and Monkey/CHUEN are Mayan “master numbers” of Ascension – the 10, 11, 12, that Ascends to 13. Road/EB resides in position 12 as the Symbol of Humanity, and the Journey that IS the Road of our Destiny. Our most Divine Life is created by witnessing the Beauty in all directions of our own life.

Tone 13 is the “crashing of a wave” of Higher Consciousness. Sun/AHAU always guides a Revelation of Divine Truth about our Self and the Meaning of our Life. Road/EB, like Sun/AHAU, resides in the South, completing an Intention of Right Relationship with one another and with the Natural World.

Road/EB is also known as Human. EB symbolizes the Tzolk’in, the Sacred Calendar of Human that is written within our Inherent thoughts of Creation. All living creatures were given a path that is their way of being. Road/EB celebrates the Saq’Be’, the Sacred Road to Divine Consciousness that is written in our head.

The glyph shows the Road to Destiny on a Human head. On either side are the Major Milestones of Truth that we grasp along the way. Days led by Road/EB leave a mark. Every milestone is the last highest truth we hold as Common Sense. When we put 2 + 2 together as the Real Truth, by Divine Design, we can’t help but think about how it applies to everything else we thought we knew before. Now it all makes sense.

13 Road/EB is an Ascension of Truth about our Life’s Mission in the world. We hoped for our Highest Creation in the world. By Human Nature, we set our own worldly dreams toward an intention to be better or best. We can realize why it never works that way. It’s a dream that starts out declaring we aren’t enough – we’re the least of what could be. To fulfill the Highest Mission is through the most humble acts of Love.

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11 Dog / OC – A Journey of Illumination: Day 11 of 13

THE TRECENA OF SUN/AHAU LEADS THE HIGHEST WAY

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

11 Dog / OC

Greetings Kin,

Tone 11 holds the Intention of Resolution. We are tuned in to a Higher Channel of Truth. Tone 11 is the day the shaman climbs with an Offering to the Highest Altar. Atoned with the Masters thoughts and Dreams, our Consciousness is drawn by Divine Revelation of Knowing Our Place in the Universe.

The Number 11 is a symbol of One Above standing with One Below. The value of 1 exceeds its numerical value, defining the first, only, best, and highest. Master Number 11 symbolizes our Life Path and a Gift of Intuition to know our way. Tone 11 offers the clarity to know the Truth beyond an illusion. Repeating 11’s are the “flashing lights” of a Divine Wake-up call.

We are approaching the final eclipse of the season on July 4, 2020. The day is marked on the Tzolk’in calendar as 13 Road/EB. Every eclipse is a “lights off” and “lights on” that completes the Wisdom of an experience. Like a “first impression” replayed at the end, all-at-once we know a Divine Reason for the Whole experience.

Sun/AHAU symbolizes the Supreme Creator, the Lord of the Tzolk’in as the Master of ALL Time. We were guided to a Higher Consciousness that every moment of our Life holds a Divine Meaning and Purpose that leads the Road to our Divine Destiny. A Sacred Right to Choose Love IS the Highest Reason To Be Alive. There’s not one moment of our Life when the Choice isn’t held in Human’s hands.

What appears “impossible” below, is Divinely “possible” from the realm of Spirit. If we Dream of it and Love the Dream, we are engaging Time for its Highest Reason To Be.

Common Sense tells us to Use Time Wisely to reach the highest ends. The first, only, best, and highest use of our Time is to Claim Love in every Moment we can remember. We were created to Witness Love, and to Share the Offering back and forth. We’re born experts. When we engage the Power by Intention, Love will always lead the way to our highest endings.

Dog/OC resides at the top of the “uinal cycle pyramid” in position 10 of the 20 day signs. It is said to hold affinity with Monkey/CHUEN, that shares the same highest place in position 11. Together, they define the Highest aspects of Divinity, and the Highest Powers shared with Humanity from Above to Below. Dog is the Divine Perspective of Unconditional Love. Monkey/CHUEN is the Genius of Consciousness to Create it. Between the two, 10 and 11, they symbolize Human’s claim to a Divine Life.

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10 Offering / MULUC – A Journey of Illumination: Day 10 of 13

10 Offering / MULUC

THE TRECENA OF SUN/AHAU LEADS THE HIGHEST WAY

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

Greetings Kin,

Tone 10 is the Day of Manifestation. On Tone 10 what was held in our thoughts and dreams is made Real. Manifesting our Dreams is a Blessing that holds a great responsibility. To manifest anything we have to See it and claim it’s True.

Tone 10 is said to present a challenge so we can so we can See and Acknowledge the Truth of our Creation. Our Intention from the beginning was a journey through the Unknown, applying the Truth of Divine Wisdom. Our Intention to create a Way was a choice to turn to an altar, where we would Remember the Truth of the Light.

Moving by the Choice of a Divine Intention we manifest the Light and Sound of Love. Through a Mission of Love, the Movement of our Life will flow on course with a Divine Vibration to share our Song with the Universe.

Offering/MULUC symbolizes a Living Sacrifice of Atonement. Through an Offering we are drawn as One into the Consciousness of Highest One. A path of Humility, Love, and Gratitude manifests Love in the Overflow, given back and forth of Sacred Exchange.

The glyph illustrates a single drop of water raised up from the Whole. Through an Offering, we raise our Light to be Seen from Above. Loving back fulfills the Creator’s Highest Dream of Human’s Divinity. One Drop holding the Divine Truth of Love will send ripples through the Whole.

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9 Star / LAMAT – A Journey of Illumination: Day 9 of 13

9 Star / LAMAT

THE TRECENA OF SUN/AHAU LEADS THE HIGHEST WAY

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

Greetings Kin,

Peak Tone 9 holds the Intention of Patience to see the Bigger Picture. There’s a warning of great suffering to bear for lack of insight, when we fail to take this important step. The Number 9 is a symbol of Completion as the exponential Sum of 3 x 3, a Divine Trinity of Trinities.

The Deer’s gift of Vigilant Consciousness is the manifestation of Wisdom accomplished by conceiving every Truth once, twice, and again. Our first impression is a discernment of Human Reason. Our second thought is drawn from our Imagination – what could be. And, the application of Divine Wisdom is the third thought – an application of Human Intellect, to Imagine Again what is possible for a Divine Meaning and Purpose.

We hold the Highest Consciousness of the Power of Love when we know our Mission fulfills the Reason we were Created To Be. We Know our Divine Reason To Be, when we know our Heart will be dedicated to that end forever. Through Human’s Will to choose Divine Will, we were grasped by an Eternal Power of Love – forging a Promise of Divine Justice that can never be broken. A Supreme Creator will Remember on our behalf when we forget.

Star/LAMAT is the cauldron of Creation and the Scion of Sun/AHAU. We were claimed from the beginning as the One, Only, and First Descendant of the Brightest Light of Illumination. We were born to be a Personification of Light, the Light of a Divine Spirit shining as an Expression of Love through a Divine Being of Physicality.

The glyph that looks like a Star illustrates the hole made in the ground where the Seed of Corn was planted. The Maya used an implement that was drawn up and down and side-to-side. We were made of Stars and planted to be the Light of Love on Mother Earth. Like a Star, we were intended to shine our Light Equally all around, as marked by the 4 directions. Through a Choice to Serve the One through the Movement of our Life, we will be drawn into the Consciousness of our own Divine Identity.

LAMAT’s totem is the Rabbit, a symbol of Instant Manifestation, multiplying to Abundance whatever is held as the “object of affection.” The Rabbit manifests an Overflow of Love. LAMAT is a Day marked for “pure luck” when whatever we focus on will be Multiplied to Abundance.

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8 Deer / MANIK – Art by Minisa Crumbo, 1 Wind/IK

“Red Deer” by Minisa Crumbo Halsey

Red Deer, Minisa Crumbo Halsey – Shared on 8 Deer/MANIK, Initiation Day

Greetings Kin,

Minisa shared this beauty this morning. It hangs in her home at Spirit Horse Ranch in Mounds, Oklahoma and brings back many memories.

Minisa shared the traditional path of the Hopi/Tewa, Muskogee/Creek and Potowatomie.  So did every member of the Medicine Circle in Oklahoma share many ways. The circle carry on their prayers for the whole through the drums and song. I give thanks for the harmonic resonance they create to uphold the pillars of faith.

 

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