Dharma Teachings, Interbeing, Living from the Heart, mayan calendar, Poetry

The Kan Trecena: 13 Days of Energy Work & Powerful Learning

Nature (ecology) is the basis of economy. Hug trees. Plant trees. Plant herbs. Harvest. Cultivate. Share. Smell flowers. Eat fresh local foods. Drink pure water. Learning is tied to earning. Learning happens constantly, not exclusively through formal education. People living close to the Earth know Mother Nature. People living in synthetic boxes, driving metal death… Continue reading The Kan Trecena: 13 Days of Energy Work & Powerful Learning

Education, Living from the Heart, mayan calendar, Poetry

The E Trecena: 13 days on the Road of Life

Stairways, ladders, doors and paths To heaven, to hell, to here and now Unconditional love is present Gratitude is present Looking at the ground ahead of us Gazing at the vastness of sky One foot in front of the other Step by step, change by tiny change It's all happening We are ever arriving Leaving… Continue reading The E Trecena: 13 days on the Road of Life

Interbeing, Living from the Heart, mayan calendar, Power

The Kej trecena: 13 days of natural power

Today is 1 Kej (deer). The next 13 days are embued with the energy of Kej, the wilderness, the four directions, the spiritual leader, humility, respect, power and  much more. Autumn equinox Fall Change apparent The gradual darkening into shorter days, longer nights The crunch and color of leaves underfoot The trees let them go,… Continue reading The Kej trecena: 13 days of natural power

Guatemala, mayan calendar, wisdom quotes

The trecena of Ix: 13 days of earth magic

Feel the energy from the sky coming down into your heart on the exhale. Feel the energy of the earth coming up into your heart with each inhale. Feel where your body connects to the ground, to Mother Earth. Notice sensations in the physical body. Listen to the sounds all around: your breath, the breeze,… Continue reading The trecena of Ix: 13 days of earth magic

Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Michelle's Memoir, Mindfulness, The New Story, Traveling

13 E – Reflections on the Journey

Today is 13 E in the Mayan calendar. E represents the path, the spiritual journey, the stepping stones of life and practice. 13 is the last number in the cycle, the day when the veil is said to be thinner between our mundane, everyday experience and the magical mystery of divine energy that animates the… Continue reading 13 E – Reflections on the Journey

Education, mayan calendar, The New Story

The Trecena of Noj: 13 Days of Earth Wisdom & Ideas

Last Thursday, the Maya here in the western highlands of Guatemala celebrated Wajshakib Batz, 8 B'atz, which is the beginning of the new two hundred sixty day cycle. So, we are only just beginning. Again. On Sunday, I interpreted a Mayan Fire Ceremony for a small group, alongside the spiritual guide, Thomas and he also brought… Continue reading The Trecena of Noj: 13 Days of Earth Wisdom & Ideas