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3 Wisdom / CIB – Vision Quest: Day 3 of 13

THE TRECENA OF JAGUAR/IX – WALKING IN BALANCE

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

3 Wisdom / CIB

Greetings Kin,

Tone 3 is the first day of Movement. A Vision Quest is an Intention to be Moved by Spirit. We are moved by a Divine Trinity, a Choice by Human Will to be Aligned with the Choices of the Higher One. A Vision Quest is a retreat from worldly matters, to discover a treasure of Spirit within.

We will be moved by Spirit beyond our Human Nature through an Intention of Divine Will.  Today we hold the Faith in this Higher One in us to see the way through the darkness of the Unknown. Eagle carried us to a Higher Perspective, to where we know a Dream we See is within our grasp.

Wisdom/CIB can shine the Light of Wisdom through all the darkness along the way. Wisdom/CIB is a symbol of Humanity and the Choice to rise to our Highest State of Consciousness.

CIB guides us to see the archaeological treasures in the past. Since we don’t have to fix an old life, we can see the whole thing from an objective point of view. CIB can help us go back and see Love that was hidden in the dark.

CIB connects us to the Wisdom of Humanity’s Collective Consciousness. Part of the Circle of Life, the Story of OUR Life is like an epic of “War and Peace.” We are a tribe of many generations. A Supreme Creator intended to share the treasure in Harmony and Equity with the Whole. We are ONE with the Whole.

CIB is a Day to Honor the Old Ones, all the Humans that walked this “hard road” before. We honor the Ascended Masters for the Wisdom passed down as our Divine Inheritance. When we remember their ways, they hold a living place in our Consciousness. To hold Communion with the Highest Ascended Masters, we must apply the WIsdom of Discernment, and make Wise Choices for our own good. We can Honor the Truth that every Human path is a Winding Road of stops and starts, hanging on, and letting go.

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2 Eagle / MEN – Vision Quest: Day 2 of 13

THE TRECENA OF JAGUAR/IX – WALKING IN BALANCE

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

2 Eagle / MEN

Greetings Kin,

Jaguar/IX is a symbol of Balance and the number 7. The Jaguar is the nahaul that guards the Highest Altar at the threshold between two worlds, one Above and one Below. The Intention at the top of every climb is Reflection to see “everything that is” and “everything that is not.”

The Quest for Jaguar’s Vision is a Human attempt to walk in Balance as a Consciousness of Spirit. Intention is Spirit’s way of Movement. Spirit moves a Human Being for a Divine Purpose. Tone 2 presents a Conscious Choice to move by an Intention of Higher Consciousness. Tone 2 engages a dream and the means to an end.

Tone 2 symbolizes Human’s nature of Duality. We’re 2 things and we’re the 2nd thing as a Reflection of the 1st thing, a Supreme Creator that was everything that ever was or ever could be a Light to the Human Heart. We’re not trying to be One Way or the Other Way, but Live in Balance Both Ways. Whenever 2 are aligned for 1 Divine Purpose, Consciousness is multiplied by an exponential factor a Holy Trinity.

2 Eagle/MEN is the Human response to the Dream of a New Life that could be carried out as a path of Beauty and Love. On Tone 2, we see our Self and consider the Choice, “to be or not to be.” In the first hour of the Dawn, we turn to the window to See and Acknowledge the Light of a New Day. There is something we want to do. Tone 2 is that next hour of Inherent thoughts. How did that go yesterday? What will be different today?

The Jaguar holds the strength of Spirit to face it’s most dangerous opponent under the cloak of invisibility. Our journey with the Jaguar means we will share the Heightened Senses of observation in all directions. To walk in invisibility, we disappear to the Dream that is REAL. We won’t be seen until we’ve been there and gone.

Eagle/MEN is the Intermediary of Spirit. The Eagle shares the Vision and Believes that what it wants and Sees is within its grasp. The Eagle flies by Intuition. The Eagle focuses on the “X” that marks a spot, never looks away, and leans into the wind. Human’s flight of Spirit will lean into the Truth and a Divine Provision for everything.

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1 Jaguar / IX – Vision Quest: Day 1 of 13

THE TRECENA OF JAGUAR/IX

1 Jaguar / IX

Greetings Kin,

The Next 13 Days…

Tone 1 returns us to Unity with the Creator. We were Awakened to a New Life and the Dream of the Harvest of Love that will be multiplied to abundance. Our Faith was raised to Believe in all our possibilities. In our first cycle of “darkness” we are guided to apply the Inspiration to everyday life to complete the Truth of ALL Possibility through the Wisdom of our own Experience. We saw how a Higher Truth of Love could change our thoughts and dreams. We learned a Higher Way to Love for the Whole.

Jaguar/IX is the Day Sign of Spirit, the shape-shifter that can cross the threshold into the realm Above. The Jaguar guards the Sacred Sites and Temples in stealth, hiding in the shadows as an unseen witness to the Light. The Jaguar will open our eyes to the Light of Love that shines for us whenever “human disappears.” We learned that Love is the Offering to See and Acknowledge someone else. The Jaguar can lead us to the Truth that our Brightest Light Shines when we choose to see someone else, instead of trying to be seen.

The Jaguar holds the Wisdom of Love and Light. IX represents the Divine Feminine that holds the aspects of Divine Discernment and Compassionate Love. The Jaguar holds the “earth magic” of Spirit, born of it’s Love and Gratitude for Mother Earth. The Jaguar lives an independent life close to the Mother, and Sees and Acknowledges her as the Source of Every Blessing of Love. The altar to the Jaguar resides just outside the threshold to the Holy of Holies at the top of the pyramid. An altar within is the Time and Place of Believing. When we count all our blessings, our Heart is prepared to Believe the Truth. Turning to the Beauty of Life, the Jaguar will lead us to Believe in Gratitude as a way that will always lead us to the Light of Love.

When the Jaguar appears, we are guided to make a journey to the East, to the Light of Divine Inspiration. The footprints of the Jaguar will lead the way. Holding faith in the path that leads to the Light, all we have to do is look down at our feet to remember, we’re on the path. Our way is guided by the Unseen Power of Love and every experience is in Divine Order. The Jaguar helps us to See the Unseen. Along the way, when we feel lost in the darkness, all we have to do is look down to remember. We ARE on a path. We can’t see it now, but when we reach the Highest Altar, we’ll look back with 20/20 hindsight and Know that Every Step held a Divine Meaning and purpose.

1 IMIX marked the Dawning of Creation with the Inspiration of Love that will be from the Beginning to the End of our journey. The End was the inspiration for the Beginning. We will Dream for the Future, though the way to get there is to apply the Divine Truth of Love Now with every step we take. NOW is what matters most to Human’s experience of Life. Holding gratitude for what will be, our eyes will be opened to the beauty of every moment.

The Jaguar/IX trecena can lead us to the truth of a Major Life Change. Shining a Light of Love and Gratitude to the Beauty all around, we will Invisibly share the Truth of Love that Seeks to See and Acknowledge another, instead of shining the Light on our Self. Walking in stealth, we will Hear the Heartbeat of Mother Earth. As a silent witness, we’ll See the Unseen Sparks of Love held in the hearts of the Whole. Through the eyes of Spirit we will see “all that is” and “all that is not” a Divine Expression of Love.

TRECENA OF “DARKNESS”
Jaguar/IX leads us through the “darkness” of Human’s walk through the Unknown. IMIX gave us a Dream to hold in our Heart and raised our faith to believe in a Divine Dream of Love. Now we learn the Wisdom of the Human experience, as we apply our Faith to manifest the Truth of Light Below. The Jaguar offers the Vision to see that the world is the “illusion” and the dimension of Spirit is the place where Truth is Real.

THE 1ST & 2ND UINALS
The 1st Uinal holds the Intention of Initiation and Impregnation, guided by Xiuhtecuhtli, the Lord of Fire, Heat, and Time. Xiuhtecuhtli was the lord of volcanoes, the personification of life after death, warmth in cold (fire), light in darkness and food during famine. In the 1st uinal, like the 1st Tone, our Consciousness is held in Unity with the Creator. A Spark of Divinity was placed in the Seed to Hold the Truth of a New Life that is waiting just beyond the darkness. Every Seed must make the journey through the darkness to breakthrough to the Truth of Light above. 

Jaguar/IX resides in the North, the direction of Wisdom. Through the Element of Air, Jaguar/IX can shine an Invisible Light on Divine Thoughts of Love. Jaguar guides us to a Live of Beauty, shining invisibly as the witness to Love and Beauty that is all around. The guardian of our journey is 13 Transformer/CIMI. We will be led by the Jaguar to an Ascension that proves the Light that will be. We will claim the a Divine Future through each invisible step that reveals a Higher Light Above.

PEAK DAYS: Peak Experience, Peak Performance

  • 6 Storm/CAUAC – generates momentum for Spiritual Growth through a Renewal and Regeneration of Spirit.
  • 7 Sun/AHAU – establishes a Balance of the Above and the Below, through a Revelation of Light on Earth.
  • 8 Crocodile/IMIX – begins a Transformation through the zenith Light of All Possibility.
  • 9 Wind/IK – completes the Transformation through the Discernment of a Divine Meaning and Purpose.

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9 Offering / MULUC – Dawn of a New Awakening: Day 9 of 13

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

9 Offering / MULUC

Greetings Kin,

Peak Tone 9 intends an application of Patience to see the Bigger Picture. The next step through which to claim the Truth of our Transformation is to Realize a Divine Meaning and Purpose. We are claiming the Power of our own Divine Consciousness to be a Personification of Divine Light. Without claiming a Divine Meaning we can’t stand like the Deer in Integrity. By the limitation of our Human Nature, we lie at a threshold of life or death. To hold such power for no more than a Human end, we would corrupt the very Divinity of the Power we are given.

On Tone 8 we were given a Vision of Infinite Possibilities to create the Divine Light of Harmony and Equity. If our Human Nature claims a Power unto itself, like a star that shines its light unto itself, our light will implode. The Mission of the Deer is the Divine Way to Remember. Kneeling in the Light we Remember the Creator’s Light of Unconditional Love and what it means to us. We realize how easy it is to Pray for the Whole to Know that same blessing. At an altar we remember we can Ask and Give Thanks for a Divine Provision for everything.

Tones 8 and 9 transform us as we claim a New Fire of Love. We can Ask for the Patience to Remember that with every New Blessing of Divine Justice, it’s a Holy Day – a Day to Give Thanks to the Divine One who Answered our Prayer. The next step toward manifesting the Whole Truth of it, is to run to an altar.

In the trecena that serves as a legend, a way of Intention we will apply as Wisdom throughout this round, the Tone 9 is represented by Offering/MULUC. MULUC guides the Intention to Give Back and Pay Forward. To claim a Transformation to Higher Consciousness, we run to give thanks. We claim the Power was extended from a Hand Above, not Our Power, but Divine Power that saw we were worthy to make a Divine Choice.

The choice we make to reach beyond our Human Nature, is our Divine Creation – a manifestation by Human of a Divine Offering we can give – a Light that was born by our own Intention. Everything of physicality was born of Mother Earth. The Sacred Right of Choice is the only Offering that is solely Human’s to Give Back or Pay Forward. Our own Gift of Power is made Divine and we will Realize Our Divine Meaning and Purpose to Give it Back, to Love Back, through an Intention to Love One Another. The Key to the Kingdom is Forgiveness. Our Heart is made Willing by Gratitude, and the Truth that offers a Reason to make the Divine Choice. It’s all we HAVE to Give. When we count our Blessings, we Remember how we could never count them all.

Master Number 22/2020:
In a year marked by 2’s today’s date holds the Master Number 22, and a Master Number 2020. Number 22 is the Master Builder. Marked by the 2 of Duality, it represents the Consciousness of new plans coming together, and the Power to Conceive Divine Dreams and Innovation and carry them to their ends. The Number 22 is a symbol of Human Mastery in all areas – spiritual, physical, emotional, and mental. Number 22 guides us to make the Choices of Divine Justice for the whole. Seeing the Master Number 22 is a sign from Above that we ARE following the Divine Plan. Master Number 22 is an affirmation from Above to “keep up the good work,” and to push away any doubt for what Will Be manifested in a Divine Time and Place. Rather than resolve these numbers, the Tzolk’in number of the All-in-One is doubled this year to magnify our Consciousness of the Exponential Power of the Omega, the final word and Authority of the Highest Truth to Be. Every part of who we are, both our Human Nature and our Divine Nature, are the 2 that make the 3 of Divine Trinity. One helps us see the darkness and the other helps us see the Light we could Choose to Be.

Master Number 99: The 9th Tone and MULUC’s 9th Position reflect the Master Number 99, which amplifies and doubles the energy of Number 9. 9 represents a Spiritual Awakening. Number 9 represents the Inner Strength that is manifested by following a Higher Example. Number 99 multiplies the consciousness of a Higher Perspective, Intuition, and Divine Intentions.  [Sacred Scribes]

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8 Star / LAMAT – Dawn of a New Awakening: Day 8 of 13

8 Star / LAMAT

THE TRECENA OF CROCODILE/IMIX: Beginning a New Harvest of Creation

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

Greetings Kin,

Tone 8 is the Holy Day marked by the number 8 of “pure spirit.” Tone 8 holds the Intention of Divine Justice, the Harmony and Equity of the Whole. Number 8 is a symbol of infinity, eternal life, and abundance.

8 Star/LAMAT is the Day Sign that Multiplies Light and Abundance to Infinity. At the Dawn of a New Awakening we realize who we were Destined to be from our Last Ascension of the Tzolk’in Round. The final Ascending 13-days of Answered Prayer, was the Divine Inheritance that was given for Our New Life To Be. We felt it as Higher Consciousness and new Wisdom to apply our Divine faculties of thought for the choices we make.

This is the Divine Justice for the Life that came before, an Initiation that will be our Realization that we Did Receive a New Light to Remember what was so easy to forget in a life that came before. Today, whatever we choose as the “object of our affection” will be Multiplied to Abundance.

The Rabbit is the totem for Star/LAMAT, a living cauldron of creation born from an Overflow of Love. Today we can see what our Seed was Designed to be, and that we ARE growing into the Light and Consciousness of our Brand New Life. The answer is a simple as to See and Acknowledge that we aren’t just a Human Being. And, we aren’t just an Identity of Consciousness. The Scion is the Divine Human Being created when the 2 are aligned as 1 by the Highest Intention of Love – Love Seen and Acknowledged in Harmony and Equity for ALL of Humanity.

Our “earth magic” TO BE the Scion is our Gratitude for Divine Love. MANIK guided the Way as the Mayan priest who, at an altar, Remembers, Engages, and calls into Relationship the Forces that were One with the Natural World. Mother Earth was given as the source for every Relationship with Life that holds Wisdom of the Earth. The Indigenous Elders told stories played out in ancient days, to remind us there are stories being played out differently in our Time and Place. Star/LAMAT resides in the South, the Direction of Relationship, holding the Element of Earth. Star/LAMAT guides us with a Reflection of Truth that we can see from tangible experience and truth that can be seen through Human eyes. Our Transformation begins from Human’s Divine perspective.

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7 Deer / MANIK – Dawn of a New Awakening: Day 7 of 13

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

7 Deer / MANIK

Greetings Kin,

Peak Tone 7 completes our first climb of Spiritual Growth. At the top of the pyramid we’re given a 20/20, 360 view to see “all that is” and “all that is not.” Tone 7 is the place of Balance, the application of the “great law” of Creation, “As Above, So Below.”

How we guide our thoughts Above, will determine a discernment of Truth Below. Our thoughts manifest what we see in the world. With Consciousness, we have the power to direct thoughts by our own Intentions.

Deer/MANIK reflects the Way of Discernment that will be our Human path of Divinity. MANIK is the sign of the Mayan priest. MANIK holds ALL the Spiritual Tools of Divine Discernment.

The glyph illustrates 2 Intentions of Movement that will always lead to our Divine Destiny. The circle represents the eye of the Deer. The Deer is a nahaul of Vigilant Consciousness. In a herd of Deer, one will always serve as the leader who keeps a vigilant watch. The rest keep an eye on the Deer. From peripheral vision, they will know when to move. The glyph illustrates a Hand, another name for MANIK. The forefinger and thumb grasp a thread of Ether that connects a Divine Circuit of Power. MANIK holds the power of Harmonic Resonance, connecting with an Unseen Force of electromagnetic energy, others are drawn into sympathy with the Vibration of Love.

Deer symbolizes the stability of 4 legs. It’s said that MANIK has one leg planted in each of the 4 directions to uphold the Pillars of our Dreams. Deer stands on Faith in its own Truth without any need to defend its ground. Deer stands on a Higher Ground from within.

Master Number 77 and May 20/2020: Deer/MANIK holds position 7 and Kin numbers that end in 7 all the way across the Tzolk’in round. The Deer’s way always leads us to the place where we see clearly, “all that is” and “all that is not” a Divine Way to Love. Unconditional Love offered the Sacred Right to Choose. When the choice is up to us, we can choose the Tool that stands up for us, that helps us remember ways that are an Expression of Love, without enforcing our way on another as the Only Way. The Elders said, there are MANY ways to accomplish the same thing. We have to choose what works for us, that we can FEEL as our Truth.

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7 Deer/MANIK: Spiritual Tools / The Power of Shamanic Practice

THE TRECENA OF CROCODILE/IMIX: Beginning a New Harvest of Creation

don Oscar Miro-Quesada

Greetings Kin,

I’m drawn to share an interview with the Elder who was a teacher of the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition of Universal Shamanism. don Oscar Miro-Quesada has drawn together a shamanic practice from the Andean traditions, with Consciousness of many indigenous paths that offer Divine Archetypes through which to imagine another perspective and Divine Point of View. He explains about the realm of Spirit that is constructed over Time, through relationship with all things of Mother Earth and to realize our Divine Identity and the Reality that is created from Divine Vision.

I didn’t choose this path of organized community that took hours a way from a Tzolkin altar created under another Intended purpose to follow the 20 Archetypes as they are expressed in the Maya’s calendar of Human Creation. Though, the precepts are the same. We can learn something new about our way from another way. And we can also choose ANY way that speaks clearest to the Time and Place where we are on our own journey.

I learned a great many things from don Oscar Miro-Quesada, first of all, the Power of Love that can be sent long distance in a very powerful way that can be Seen and Acknowledged and Felt by a Human Being. The Power I felt through his way, was a Truth to believe for All Divine Ways in an earlier climb to Believe in the Reality Above.

In this Time and Place when so many claim to be shaman, Don Oscar explains that “shaman” were the Indigenous Elders long ago who shared a way. He doesn’t define himself as a “shaman,” only a practitioner of the shamanic ways. All the Sacred Words and Ways shared in different ways, offer a comparison for a Being of Duality to see there is more than One Way that leads to an altar, and ALL ways ARE Divine by any Name they’re given.

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