Mayan day – 5 Etznab (Knife/Mirror)

February 28, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Mirror – Knife – Sacrifice – Facing shadows – Cooperation vs. self-interest

QUALITIES:
Seeing your problems clearly now. 
Feeling stuck in an old pattern, a repetitive cycle of some kind.
Sacrifice, pain and suffering.
A period of indecision when there are not enough elements in place to make a decision.
Importance of good judgment and the correct timing of one’s actions.
Finding solutions to longstanding problems.

CHALLENGES:
Problems choosing between self and others.  Obligations cause strain.
Failure to seize the moment can mean a loss of opportunity.
Charged reactions.  Blowing up with stored up rage.
Holding to a fixed position, convinced that only you are “right.”
Look at the mirrors provided by other people.
Illusions.  Need to see the other’s viewpoint.


Mayan day – 4 Caban (Earthquake)

February 27, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Earth Force – Creativity surges – Overzealous – Need for grounding

QUALITIES:
Rapid transfer of information.
Synchronistic events.  Unusual coincidences.
Synergistic meetings of people. 
Intense mental activity.  Rationalizing.
Inability to accept your circumstances.
Wanting to make a radical change. 

CHALLENGES:

Overzealous.  Rationalizing.  Jumping to conclusions.   
Pushing the limits.  Violent reactions. 
Mind-body disconnection.  Denial.
Difficulty being in the present moment.
Making shopping lists, living in the past and the future.
Need to be more patient and flexible. 
Observe and digest the data without drawing conclusions.


Mayan day – 3 Cib (Owl/Vulture)

February 26, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Inner Voice – Wisdom – Karmic Cleanser – Highly Sensitive – Status Conscious – Rejection Complex

QUALITIES:
Wisdom, clarity, fearlessness.
Sense of limitation and fatalism.
Part of your world, body or home, is ill-kempt or polluted (drugs, alcohol, poor nutrition).
Taking life very seriously, or even gravely.   
Self-consciousness and personal insecurities. 
Status conscious.  Being extremely self-conscious when around people who can judge you in some way.
Imbalance in relationships.  Being authoritative and dominating, or being dominated by others.

CHALLENGES:
The inner voice of wisdom is being ignored.
Race-mind clouding intelligence.
Giving in to whims, emotions, and personal wishes.  
Fear, guilt and self-doubt.  Lacking trust in your connection to Spirit.
A rejection-complex, probably brought on by authority issues with a parent.
Be comfortable with authority within yourself and with others.


Mayan day – 2 Men (Eagle)

February 25, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Higher vision – Expanded perspective – Global consciousness – Compassionate service

QUALITIES:
Extremely high aspirations. 
Focused on achieving your most cherished goals.
Clarity, achievement.  Keen intelligence.
Tendency to create challenging situations.
Very detail-oriented, striving for perfection.
Messages in dreams. 

CHALLENGES:
Feeling discouraged and overwhelmed by your current state of affairs.
Rash decisions and actions.
Escapist.  Denying the reality of your situation. 
Giving in to indulgences and obsessions.
Being obsessed with service to others.
Taking on too much.  Addiction to perfection. 
Hopelessness, loss of joy, futility, despair.


February 24 – March 8: Mayan week of Ix (Jaguar)

February 24, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Ego – Integrity – Willfullness – Secrecy – Strategy –  Shadow self – Spiritual insights

QUALITIES:
Feelings of competition.  The desire for power and control.
Controlling information.   Communications may be aggressive, but indirect, and even passive-aggressive.
Need for approval, recognition or status.
Quick decisions are required testing our ability to stay in integrity.
Good day for introspection, planning, investigation, and strategy. 

CHALLENGES:
Ego, lack of integrity.
Willfullness.  Reckless and prideful behaviors.
Acting from fears and insecurities, perhaps from deep wounds of pain, anger or betrayal.
Shirking responsibilities or taking on too many.
Giving your power away by looking for approval outside yourself.
Learn to commit to a relationship or project, but don’t be taken over by it either.


Mayan day – 13 Ben (Reed)

February 23, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Crusading – Activist – Opinionated – Rigid – Self-Righteous – Extremist

QUALITIES: 
Masculine, forceful and initiating.
Powerful and crusading. 
Taking up a cause.  Fighting for principles.
Strong need to persuade others, to conquer our enemies, and to achieve our objectives.
Ability to excel at whatever we choose.

CHALLENGES:
Being opinionated and intellectually rigid. 
High expectations and inflexible views. 
Prone to argue.  Tendency to hold on to limited reference points.
Tendency to go to extremes. 
Capable of burning ourselves and others out when we get carried away.


Mayan day – 12 Eb (Road)

February 22, 2011

KEYWORDS:
A Quickening – False bravado –  Issues of Abundance – Self interest vs. Self sacrifice

QUALITIES:
Sense of lack and insufficiency.
Busyness.  Ambitious and hard-working. 
Making compromises to please others.
Resentment.  Holding in of negative emotions.   
Using hard work to constructively ventilate those feelings.

CHALLENGES:
False bravado.  Others’ opinions matter too much. 
Self-sacrificing in order to keep the peace.
Lack of self-nurturance. 
Taking out your suppressed anger in busywork.
Overusing the mind.  Over-intellectualizing.  Over-valuing the intellect.
Trying to figure it all out.  Difficulty expressing feelings. 
Belief code of lack, unworthinesss and ability to receive.

This holding in of negative emotions and unexpressed resentment can lead to chronic illness, a poisoned opinion of others, and self-inflicted wounds.