April 30 – May 12: Mayan week of Cauac (Storm)

April 30, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Inner storm – Crisis point – Illness – Breakdown -Healing – Transformation

QUALITIES:
Intensity of concern about your health.
A crisis point.  Emotional storm.
Separation between mind and body is intensified.
Clearing old patterns that are not working anymore.
The need for healing and purification.
Your feelings are magnified so you will effect a transformation. 

CHALlENGES:
Feeling overwhelmed. 
Feeling the need to “hurry” to “get there.”
Denials and addictions.  Desire to escape.
Unconsciously trying to nurture yourself through food or drink.
Greed and selfishness, thinking that if “one is good, three must be better.”


Mayan day – 13 Etznab (Knife/Mirror)

April 29, 2011

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

QUALITIES:
Sacrifice, pain and suffering.  
Seeing your problems clearly now. 
Feeling stuck in an old pattern, a repetitive cycle of some kind.
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.”
Illusions.  Need to see the other’s viewpoint.
Look at the mirrors provided by other people.


Mayan day – 12 Caban (Earthquake)

April 28, 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 – 11 Cib (Owl)

April 27, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Inner Voice –  Highly Sensitive – Serious -Status Conscious – Rejection Complex

QUALITIES:
Sense of limitation and fatalism. 
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 – 10 Men (Eagle)

April 26, 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.
Very detail-oriented, striving for perfection.
Tendency to create challenging situations. 
Messages in dreams. 

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


Mayan day – 9 Ix (Jaguar)

April 25, 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 – 8 Ben (Reed)

April 24, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Crusader – 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 goals.
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 – 7 Eb (Road)

April 23, 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.


Mayan day – 6 Chuen (Monkey)

April 22, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Chaos – Disruption – Spontaneity              
Be in the Moment – Think out of the Box

QUALITIES:
Chaos.   A sudden re-ordering of things.
Clever, constructive solutions.
A breakdown of structures, patterns and beliefs. 
Letting go of what we thought we knew about a person or situation.
Open to innovation – a different way of doing things. 

CHALLENGES:
Short attention span.  Scatterdness.
Struggle.  Being too serious.  Lighten up!
Holding rigidly to specific belief systems and thought patterns.
Insensitivity, sarcasm and misuse of humor.  Projection.
Personal sensitivities stemming from unresolved childhood wounds.
Be cooperative and compromising.  Relax and learn how to play.


Mayan day – 5 Oc (Dog)

April 21, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Teamwork – New Beginnings – Breakthrough – Collaboration 

QUALITIES:
Cooperation, loyalty and assistance from others.
Teamwork and dedication lead to creative success.
Sensual pleasures.  Love of luxury.
Personal sacrifices for community, group or family.

CHALLENGES: 
Addiction to excitement, intrigue, and drama.
Deep emotional patterns that come up in relationships from unhealed childhood wounds.
Charged emotional reactions due to emotional immaturity.
Relationship dramas.  Hissy fits.  Old tapes:  “Oh, woe is me.”
Anger and frustration.  Misunderstanding of loyalties and ties.
Overindulgence.