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13 Eagle / MAN – Ascension: Day 13

VISION QUEST: DAY 13
The invitation and introduction is offered on the journal post for 1 Night/AKBAL. Suggestions for daily practice are offered on the Vision Quest Ceremony page.

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

13 Eagle / MEN

Greetings Kin,

Today we Celebrate an Ascension of new possibility. On Tone 13 we Ascend with a Higher Consciousness of the Light that shines in the darkness. By focusing on the Light, we gain the willingness and courage to face the Darkness of our Unknown.

Eagle/MEN is the Intermediary that lifts us up to see what we couldn’t see from the ground. From a Higher Perspective we can focus on the future as it was planned by a Divine Creator of Unconditional Love. We could see that any obstacle we find in our path was not the Intention of the Creator. Nor are we to see the obstacles in our life as unfair. We are never challenged by anything that we are not capable to overcome.

Eagle/MEN demonstrates its way of fulfilling a dream is to look far off into the distance, instead of being distracted by what we see “up close.” Eagle demonstrates that if we single-mindedly fix our mind on what we hope to grasp, we can rely on the navigation of Divine Spirit to get there. What we see up close is only temporary, appearing as the chaos of change.

The way of conquering our fear is through Faith. Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” The intention of the AKBAL trecena was to offer an experience, a Truth of Spirit we can hang onto. Eagle/MEN calls for our Highest Aspirations with Faith in a Promise that we will be guided there by Divine Intervention.

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12 Jaguar / IX – Vision Quest: Day 12 of 13

VISION QUEST: DAY 12
The invitation and introduction is offered on the journal post for 1 Night/AKBAL. Suggestions for daily practice are offered on the Vision Quest Ceremony page.

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

12 Jaguar / IX

Greetings Kin,

Tone 12 brings the Intention of Understanding. Pieces of understanding are brought together as a new and functioning whole. Tone 12 is the day when what we’ve learned makes the trip from the head to the heart.

Jaguar/IX experiences the whole through its heightened sense of its surroundings. Often the only sign of a Jaguar are the footprints it leaves behind. The Jaguar is the sign of the shaman and shape-shifter, capable to travel in Spirit to any place and time. All its magic and Spiritual Gifts are said to be born of its Gratitude for Mother Earth. Living close to the ground, the Jaguar sees Mother Earth as the source of every blessing.

On 12 Jaguar/IX we can find our Understanding through the Natural World. As we complete a journey of Spirit, the Jaguar calls us to draw close to Mother Earth to reflect on all her forces of nature. Many of her miraculous ways are still a mystery, how her matter is influenced by Human thought. We are One as “the Creation” and “the Creator” of our experience of the world.

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11 Reed / BEN – Vision Quest: Day 11 of 13

VISION QUEST: DAY 11
The invitation and introduction is offered on the journal post for 1 Night/AKBAL. Suggestions for daily practice are offered on the Vision Quest Ceremony page.

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

11 Reed / BEN

Greetings Kin,

Tone 11 represents the Intention of Resolution that “assists every new thing to find its place.” 11 offers a Higher Vision of how our new understanding would actually fit into our lives. Tone 11 leads us to adjustments and simplicity.

Reed/BEN is the Day Sign of the Altar where we Humble ourselves in Communion with the Creator. Reed is also the “guiding light for family and home.”

Tone 11 is the day the shaman climb to the highest altars.  This is a day to seek higher inspiration.

Reed/BEN illustrates an altar. Below are the prayer mats where we kneel in Humility. Above are the channels through which we draw the Light, our communion with the Creator.

A Vision Quest is a choice to “live in the realm of Spirit.” Here we get lost in our loftiest dreams. Returning to our day-to-day reality, we wonder how the two will fit together. Reed/BEN reminds us the channel is always open from our Sanctuary within.

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10 Human / EB – Vision Quest: Day 10 of 13

VISION QUEST: DAY 10
The invitation and introduction is offered on the journal post for 1 Night/AKBAL. Suggestions for daily practice are offered on the Vision Quest Ceremony page.

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

10 Road / EB

Greetings Kin,

Tone 10 is the Day of Manifestation. Tone 10 presents great potential for a blessing with a great responsibility. We have to see our Transformation to to Claim as our own.

Road/EB is also known as the Day Sign of the Human and represents the Road of our Human Destiny. The glyph illustrates this Road on Human’s head. Our Destiny is the Journey of Life. Given the gift of Free Will, in the end our destination is the result of all the Choices we make.  The circles shown on either side of the road mark the major milestones.

Human is said to be the “bearer of time.” As dynamic creations, we must bear the time of our own Becoming… remembering who we are.

The Cherokee recognize Road/EB as the Rattlesnake Tooth. The Rattlesnake Tooth was a symbol of Spiritual Medicine. In the Sacred Ceremony of Healing, a Rattlesnake Tooth was used to pierce the skin. It left the mark of a Healing. Both signs signify an experience that leaves a mark. Today is a major milestone in the process of our transformation, a turning point of experience.

10 Road/EB is a 10th Tone in the 10th 20-day uinal. Both the 10th Tone and the 10th uinal hold the Intention of Manifestation, magnifying this energy.

PORTAL DAY: Element of Ether Portal Days thin the veil to other dimensions. Portals also magnify the Realness of our Spiritual Experience.  On 10 Road/EB, a Portal magnifies the potential for us to Realize a change within our Self.

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8 Dog / OC – Vision Quest: Day 8 of 13

VISION QUEST: DAY 8
The invitation and introduction is offered on the journal post for 1 Night/AKBAL. Suggestions for daily practice are offered on the Vision Quest Ceremony page.

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

8 Dog / OC

Greetings Kin,

The Akbal trecena guides an Awakening of Spirit. Akbal is raising our Consciousness to the Voice of Spirit that speaks to us in our Dreams.

Through the first 6 Tones of the trecena we accomplished a  new phase of Spiritual Growth. Our work was to face our Unknown, holding Faith in the Creator’s Love and Correspondence. Today, we are repaid for our effort. A Dream we Intended and held Faith in is Acknowledge in a Sacred Exchange.

Tone 8 holds the Intention of Justice – the Creator’s Intention they every Human live in Harmony and Equity. No Human was given advantage over another to Know the Truth of Divine Love. We were designed to Know the Truths of our own Spiritual Being. Our Destiny is the journey and the time we bear in the process of that discovery.

Dog/OC lies at the center of the Tzolk’in side-by-side with Monkey/CHUEN. Together they reflect the two central characteristics of the Creator’s personality. The Maya used archetypes to convey a personality that could speak more than words. to explain through illustration an understanding more complete than a written description. Dog was offered by the Maya as an illustration of the Unconditional Love of God.

The Intention of 8 Dog/OC is to return the Divine Justice of Knowing God’s Love. Carried out by Divine Intervention, our Transformation begins through an elevated Consciousness of Knowing we are Loved. A Vision Quest is always a worthy Intention, as a Dream of Higher Consciousness of Spirit. We were created for the purpose of relationship.

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7 Offering / MULUC – Vision Quest: Day 7 of 13

VISION QUEST: DAY 7
The invitation and introduction is offered on the journal post for 1 Night/AKBAL. Suggestions for daily practice are offered on the Vision Quest Ceremony page.

7 Offering / MULUC

Greetings Kin,

On Tone 7 we complete our climb of Spiritual Growth. The Intention held by Tone 7 is Balance. It’s called the “tone of reflection” because it guides us to see all that is, and all that is not. From the top of the pyramid, we have a 360 degree view.

Tone 7 represents the Intention of Balance and the Principle of “As Above, So Below.” This principle was preserved in Ancient teachings as a Truth that what is accomplished in one realm of existence (spirit, mental, imagination, physical) is balanced in every other realm.

This is the fundamental process of the power to Create. The experiences we create are born from the Ethers.  We’re driven by a Consciousness we barely pay attention to. We create our experience through every choice we make, consciously or unconsciously.

The AKBAL trecena’s purpose is to inspire us to harness the Power of Spirit within our Self… to use this principle to Dream a Dream we want to come True.

Offering/MULUC is the day of Atonement. Through the giving of a Sacred Offering, we are in Oneness with the Creator. When we Offer our Gratitude, we enter into a Sacred Exchange. The first Offerings were given to us. In Sacred Ceremony with the Creator, we are Conscious of each other.

PORTAL DAY: Ether of Spirit
The Peak Energy of Balance is magnified by a portal that thins the veil to all dimensions. At Peak Tone 7 we are given a 360 view from the “top of a pyramid” to see the connections between the Spirit and Natural World all around use. A portal can magnify the Truth that we are Creating from the Realm of Spirit.  Portals are days that magnify our Gifts of Spirit – our Sixth Sense of Knowing.

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6 Star / LAMAT – Vision Quest: Day 6 of 13

VISION QUEST: DAY 6
The invitation and introduction is offered on the journal post for 1 Night/AKBAL. Suggestions for daily practice are offered on the Vision Quest Ceremony page.

MAYAN CALENDAR DAYKEEPER’S JOURNAL

6 Star / LAMAT

Greetings Kin,

Today, Tone 6 draws us into a pattern and flow of movement. Having stabilized and empowered a new Intention of Spirit, Tone 6 generates the momentum of forward movement. The Dream begins to Lead Us from one step to the next.

Tone 6 asks us to “go with the flow.” We don’t have to force our Intention, but allow it to unfold. This is the “Peak Energy” of the trecena that will carry us to the top of the pyramid and complete the work of a new Spiritual Climb.

The energy of Tone 6 is compared to the great athlete, who after much practice, no longer thinks about the steps.  Like a well-practiced Dance, it takes on the quality of a Personal Expression. Dynamic developments are now possible.

Star/LAMAT represents the Light of our own Spirit. LAMAT reminds us that we were created as the Personification of Light. We are made of Stars. The Human body emits its own Light. The glyph marks the 4 directions reminding us to shine our light equally all around.  The AKBAL trecena points us to the Light in the Darkness. Today we begin to see our own Light shining there.

LAMAT is a Day Sign of Love that Flows. The totem Rabbit is a symbol of fertility and reproduction, holding the power to multiply all things to abundance. This is the day of a Blessing and the Responsibility to Focus on what we desire. Whatever we choose to focus on will be multiplied to abundance. LAMAT is known as the Day Sign of “pure luck.” LAMAT multiplies the momentum of Tone 6. Star/LAMAT is positioned as the 8th Day Sign in the rotation of the 20. 8 is the symbol of infinity and abundance.

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