Mayan day – 12 Etznab (Knife/Mirror)

July 3, 2010

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.