Daily Energies for April 2017

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Saturday, 1-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Iq; Universal Day – 33/6: April Fool’s Day.

Today’s energy is connected with the revitalizing power of Wind, the element that governs ideas, actions and change. Do something to cultivate your intuition and awareness today.

This is a day when you can more easily receive insights, foresee future outcomes and help to shape events.

Record-keepers are favored today. What will you put into your journal for posterity?

Shadow: Today’s energy can knock you off-balance and throw you for a loop. People can be more impulsive, fickle and moody than normal. Financial problems are highlighted. Watch out for dishonest people.

It is a good day for healing psychological problems and getting over depression.

Quote for the Day: Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. ~Howard Thurman~

Sunday, 2-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Aqabal; Universal Day – 34/7: Autism Awareness Day.

Early today, you may need to pull inward just a bit to get centered, reflect on what you have been learning, and consider something that is coming to completion.

As the day progresses, you may feel a renewing force that adds zest to something that has been growing just beneath the surface and is now emerging.

The day adds success to new projects or ventures. It urges you to let go of the reins, take a break from your routine, and explore new possibilities.

Shadow: Today’s energy encompasses the duality of opposing yet harmonious forces. As a result, you may feel pulled in opposite directions such as: pushing to finish something but really wanting to take a break.

You can feel either defiant or apathetic. Events and relationships can be from karmic residue.

Quote for the Day: If you want a new tomorrow, then make new choices today. ~Tim Fargo~

Monday, 3-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Kat; Universal Day – 35/8:

Today’s energy strengthens competence, ability and willpower. It is the best day to deal with even the most difficult problems, including romantic ones. Personal choice is highlighted.

Take a risk! If you want to change your life, make different choices. Letting go is part of today’s gift; you can let go of old patterns and eliminate bad influences.

Shadow: You can get tied up in emotional knots today. Yet, problems that arise are likely to be of your own making, or created by your destiny to teach you something important.

If you are facing problems or emotional issues today, look for the underlying lesson. It will help to put on your “love glasses” and see things through the eyes of love.

Quote for the Day: We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them. ~Albert Einstein~

Tuesday, 4-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Kan; Universal Day – 36/9:

Forward movement is today’s mantra. Take practical steps to move projects forward and achieve something tangible. It is a great day to develop your inner fire, or increase fitness.

It is a good day to focus on relationships. So be with people and do some networking. Power today comes from work that benefits others.

Today’s energy is about things blooming, so past efforts may bear fruit and bring rewards.

Shadow: Be prepared for things to shift and change. That can be uncomfortable but is not always a bad thing. Change often plows the ground for new ideas to be planted.

People can be critical, controlling, distrustful, opportunistic and overly needy.

Quote for the Day: If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose. ~Bishop T. D. Jakes~

Wednesday, 5-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Keme; Universal Day – 37/10:

This is a good day to bring something to completion. But something new is also awakening. New opportunities and potential possibilities emerge and can now be seen more clearly.

This is not a day to be taken lightly. You are taking a step upward on the spiral of life in terms of love and overall service. You may feel drawn to make a few changes.

Shadow: Today’s energy is linked to feeling good. But, you might feel off-balance and adrift, or feel inhibited and encounter roadblocks – especially if you are making a shift. Walking will help.

From a health standpoint, today highlights allergies, the adrenal glands, lymph glands and kidneys. Allergies can be worse. It’s a good day start a kidney cleanse.

Quote for the Day: No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. ~Charles Dickens~

Thursday, 6-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Kej; Universal Day – 38/11: National Tartan Day.

A good day to reach out to others, one-on-one and, if possible, face-to-face. You can more easily inspire, be an advocate, and help to reconcile differences.

Today brings a wake-up call to live up to your true potential. It supports entrepreneurs and embryonic, new ideas and projects and helps to carry you through difficulties that may arise.

Balance and harmony are connected with movement, so get up and move!

Shadow: Gentleness and compassion are needed today. Stay out of “hurry-worry.” Watch out for people and events that nag at you in an annoying way or evoke anger.

Today’s energy helps you to be surefooted. That said, to avoid blunders make sure to think things through before leaping into action.

Quote for the Day: Trust in God but tie your camel to the post. ~Arabian Proverb~

Friday, 7-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Qanil; Universal Day – 39/12: World Health Day.

Today opens the channel for illumination and original thinking. It can put you in the zone and bring eureka moments that produce a sudden discovery or new inspiration and insight.

Today brings the follow-through for you to do something practical with those insights and discoveries. It is a good day to get into action to achieve goals and complete tasks.

Shadow: Today adds success to new initiatives. But if you are caught in the shadow, today can create friction and bring trials. If so, keep your eye on the prize and not your difficulties.

Quote for the Day: Your best ideas, those eureka moments that turn the world upside down, seldom come when juggling emails, rushing to meet the 5PM deadline or straining to make your voice heard in a high-stress meeting. They come when you’re walking the dog, soaking in the bath or swinging in a hammock. ~Carl Honore~

Saturday, 8-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Toj; Universal Day – 40/4:

Before you do anything today, say prayers of gratitude for your blessings and where you are on your sacred path. Wherever you are is perfect; wherever you stand is holy ground.

Spend time getting organized for next steps. Get your ducks in a row, analyze options, make decisions, and plan for the future. Then take practical action that is grounded in reality.

Effort today brings future rewards.

Shadow: You may feel restless and need more personal space than normal. And, a supportive and loving community with whom you feel safe is also important.

Lungs, and your ability to take in life, are the health focus for the day. You may feel lost, and people who really “see” you are a like a tonic to the soul.

Quote for the Day: Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

Sunday, 9-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Tzi; Universal Day – 41/5: Palm Sunday. Mercury goes Retrograde at 4º 50’ Taurus (until May 3).

As Mercury goes retrograde, thoughts deepen and turn introspective. This can be a very wonderful thing. Go with the flow of energy. Allow events to unfold naturally, and don’t fret!

This is a good day to be with family and friends, nurture relationships and strengthen social bonds.

Truth comes to the surface. What has been hidden can now be seen. Justice more easily prevails.

Shadow: As Mercury stations and then goes retrograde, there can be some confusion around thinking and decision-making. Difficulty in communications can arise. Slow down.

Today’s energy is about flow and fluidity, but the shadow can bring gridlock and get you stuck. Travel can be affected. Let go of the need to be in control. Lighten up and laugh!

Quote for the Day: [Mercury retrograde is a] fabulous time to reconsider and reevaluate old plans and projects that need more ‘polishing.’ The flaws and mistakes you discover now give you the opportunity to make needed changes so that a ‘good’ idea can be a ‘great’ idea when you’re done. ~Larry Schwimmer~

Monday, 10-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Batz; Universal Day – 42/6: National Siblings Day (USA).

Today brings a focus on your relationships with people and things. The energy opens you up to inner wisdom and helps to provide greater balance in your relationships and activities.

You may feel how time connects your life to the past, present and future. This experience of temporal vastness can spark a need to belong to something larger than yourself today.

Allow yourself to steep in the “now moment,” relishing its power as a connection point for all that is and will be.

Shadow: Today can bring insecurity, self-doubt and tension. Issues of home and hearth can arise. Old patterns may get challenged. Forgiveness may be required to move forward.

Something unexpected can happen and you can struggle to solve your own problems. Let go of expectations. Find a new way.

Quote for the Day: The point of power is always in the present moment. ~Louise L. Hay~

Tuesday, 11-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 E; Universal Day – 16: Passover Begins. Full Moon in Libra.

Today’s energy can give you access to great power. It puts matter in service to the Higher Mind which means you can more easily influence outcomes by setting intentions, working with visualizations and affirmations, and the like.

Today’s energy is propulsive and helps to put new ideas into action. It’s a good day for communications, negotiations, signing contracts, or beginning a trip – long or short.

Shadow: Whereas the positive energy urges you forward, the shadow can cause you to feel constricted in either action or thought. Persistent questions can seem unanswerable.

Take care not to see the glass as half empty instead of half full, or impose limits on yourself that hold you back!

Quote for the Day: I have never met a successful person who talked about failing. The glass is always half full. I don’t even like being around negative talkers. ~Sir Mix-a-Lot~

Wednesday, 12-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Aj; Universal Day – 17:

Today’s Medicine Animal is the deer who is swift and surefooted. It is a day of power. The energy highlights the material world and can bring an increase in abundance.

Unconditional love infuses the day with magic and healing power. This is a day to be fearless and enterprising. Take positive action!

Today promotes togetherness, dialogue and understanding. It is a day to honor children, home and family. Say prayers for newborns, and give thanks for each person’s destiny.

Shadow: People, including partners, need more understanding than normal. People can be rebellious, insensitive and argumentative. Marital problems may arise.

Make sure your verbal filters are in place before opening your mouth to speak.

Quote for the Day: You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance. ~Khalil Gibran~

Thursday, 13-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Ix; Universal Day – 18: Holy Thursday.

The creative forces of the universe activate elemental powers and bring an awakening impulse.

Actions taken today have a greater chance for success. Plant the seeds of new ideas, and take steps to make your dreams come true.

This is the day of the Earth, and represents her sacred sites and their guardians. This is the day to ask forgiveness for human exploitation of Mother Earth.

Shadow: Especially today, do your best to avoid situations that are upsetting and people who are overbearing and difficult. People can be frustratingly stubborn.

If you are experiencing difficulties, consider taking personal space and time to meditate, reconsider your situation, solve problems, and formulate a new strategy.

Quote for the Day: Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents – it was loaned to you by your children. ~Native American proverb~

Friday, 14-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Tzikin; Universal Day – 19:

The pace picks up, making this a great day for “doing.” But, stay in the moment. Let things flow naturally. Break your routine. Let your inner child come out to play – even if only for a few moments.

Pay attention to your dreams and intuition. They may be showing you something important about your next steps.

This is the day to honor teachers for all that they give of themselves, often for very little in return.

Shadow: Don’t allow a sense of duty to make you too serious today. Be adaptable. Something unexpected may occur. Ride the wave of energy taking you in a certain direction.

People can be either ambitious or irresponsible and just plain lazy today. Watch out for liars and cheats. Resist any temptation to disregard moral restraints and do something wild.

Quote for the Day: Imagination is our inner child and creativity, its playground. ~Jaeda DeWalt~

Saturday, 15-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Ajmaq; Universal Day – 20:

This is the best day for forgiveness and reconciliation with others. It brings the courage to meet issues head-on, and be audacious enough to break down walls of separation.

Today’s energy enhances your ability to be with all types of people, and to work in common purpose with groups and teams. Stand up for those who cannot do it for themselves.

Ancient wisdom is an unseen but guiding force to show you the proper path to follow today.

Shadow: Don’t allow inner doubts to sap your energy and motivation. The world seems to be in desperation, but it is really the chaos that accompanies birth.

People can feel helpless and alone today. They can be undisciplined and stretch the truth. Braggarts and buffoons may show up and “act out” in front of you.

Quote for the Day: Fortune favors the audacious. ~Desiderius Erasmus~

Sunday, 16-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Noj; Universal Day – 21: Easter.

Wolf represents today’s energy. She is the pathfinder but also bestows the ability to truly SEE each other. We are all connected, all passengers on spaceship Earth. What you think, feel or do affects all your relations.

This is a day of grace that favors the light-bearers. It is a good day to listen to your inner knowing. Turn knowledge into practical action today, and experience into wisdom.

Shadow: This can be a day to have the courage to make a leap of faith. But if you are caught in the shadow, you may feel apprehensive and afraid, and slow to act.

Alternately, the shadow can look like being inflexible, self-centered and angry.

Quote for the Day: Life remains unchanged / till a leap of faith / runs towards heaven. ~Santosh Kalwar, Three Line poetry~

Monday, 17-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Tijax; Universal Day – 22:

Actions today meet with success. Your reach should exceed your grasp.

Whatever problems or difficulties you are facing in your life, this is one of the most powerful days to face and resolve them, and to make whatever changes are necessary.

Healing can more easily take place today – even for very serious illnesses.

Shadow: People can have difficulty with controlling their temper. The shadow energy can bring arguments and sickness. Steer clear of gossip; it can be offensive.

You can feel unguided, short-sighted and unprepared, rigidly stuck in your own troubles. … If so, put on your love glasses.

Quote for the Day: Love is the vital essence that pervades and permeates, from the center to the circumference, the graduating circles of all thought and action. Love is the talisman of human weal and woe – the open sesame to every soul. ~Elizabeth Cady Stanton~

Tuesday, 18-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Kawoq; Universal Day – 23/5: Tax Day (Taxes Due – USA).

Today favors family, the community, finding your place, working with a shared purpose on behalf of the common good, and pragmatic actions that promote positive social change.

Today’s energy is about limitless supply and the richness and treasures bestowed by Mother Earth. Do your best to connect with this energy and allow it to bring you increased prosperity.

Shadow: Turtle energy can prompt you to withdraw into your shell and feel lethargic. You can get stuck in worry and a fear that you don’t have enough.

People can be impulsive, aggressive and intrusive. Quarrels can more easily occur. So, respect emotional boundaries today, including your own.

Quote for the Day: Every moment of one’s existence is growing into more or retreating into less. ~Norman Mailer~

Wednesday, 19-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Ajpu; Universal Day – 24/6:

This is a good day for communications. Its energy brings clarity, and helps you to set goals and formulate plans. It also increases your ability to influence people and outcomes.

Today favors the dreamers – people who are awakeners, the modern prophets in our midst who, through their dreams, help us all to remember who we are and where we came from.

This can be an exhilarating day of discovery. Allow your larger destiny to pull you forward.

Shadow: Today can help you find a greater sense of security, but the shadow can bring the opposite: insecurity and imbalance. It can breed competitiveness and mutual distrust.

Negative relationships can be “in your face,” and cause your heart to ache.

Quote for the Day: We are all dreamers creating the next world, the next beautiful world for ourselves and for our children. ~Yoko Ono~

Thursday, 20-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Imox; Universal Day – 25/7:

Today provides an injection of life energy to buoy your spirits and help you accomplish goals and tasks. Mental abilities are strengthened. It is a good day to learn something new.

Today can bring balance to disorder, but it also brings truth to the surface. Things that are hidden and secret can be seen. That can sometimes be surprising and destabilizing.

It’s a good thing that today also helps you to manage the energies of change!

Shadow: Idealism is highlighted. It can be good, but is sometimes the enemy of the practical. Taken to extremes, idealism can cause people to be fussy and preachy, and even divisive.

You are more open to receiving intuitive insights today but this can also cause a sense of overload and psychic distress. If so, stop and take time to get grounded and centered.

Quote for the Day: We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. … The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts. ~Ray Bradbury~

Friday, 21-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Iq; Universal Day – 26/8:

A day of love, faith and power that connects you with your essential nature and purpose. It rewards competence and ability with good fortune.

On this high-powered day, doorways to hidden realms swing open. Divine consciousness fills you up and creates the possibility for miracles. … It is a wonderful day for romance!

Today favors pure hearts, future visions, entrepreneurs, leaders, negotiators and coaches.

Shadow: People can be outspoken today and this can be fine in the right context. But, it can also create conflict. The natural energies of the day can produce turbulence and upheaval.

Today can bring romance but also break-ups and heartache, inner conflict and self-judgment.

Quote for the Day: There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle. ~Albert Einstein~

Saturday, 22-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Aqabal; Universal Day – 27/9: Earth Day.

Something is nearing completion. One phase may be ending. This can be a day to harvest the rewards of pass efforts, including integrating knowledge gained and lessons learned.

It is a good day for socializing or making stronger connections with your community. Indeed, you may have a sense of the unity and connectedness of all people, and all of existence.

Pay attention to your dreams and daydreams. They may give you clues to next steps.

Shadow: You can feel unfocused or caught up in relationship dramas.

Watch out for people who would take advantage of you or make unreasonable demands of you. Deceit and lack of integrity are two shadow aspects for today.

Quote for the Day: One’s not half of two; two are halves of one. ~E.E. Cummings~

Sunday, 23-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Kat; Universal Day – 28/10: Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Stop, take a breath. Contemplate what is beginning. Get a sense for the idea that you are ready to take a step upward on the spiral of life to a higher level of service and responsibility.

Then, open the gate for new beginnings to come in. Know that today you can more easily find answers, and attract whatever is needed – money, resources, people, and so on.

Today, can bring a renewed zest for life that you may not have felt in some time.

Shadow: You can get all tangled up in problems of your own making, residual energy from the past. You can feel like you’ve fallen into the abyss. Let it go. Just let it all go!

Don’t hold onto things. Let go of the stuff that weighs you down and keeps you from flying!

Quote for the Day: True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry~

Monday, 24-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Kan; Universal Day – 29/11: Lailat al Miraj.

This is Ascension Day. Universal love and understanding are the wind beneath your wings. How high do you want to fly? Mystical experiences and internal seeing fuel creativity today.

This is a day of spiritual power when your inner fire burns more brightly. Can you handle the energy? The only limits you face today are the ones you impose upon yourself.

This is a day for teachers, healers, musicians, reformers and change agents.

Shadow: Today’s energy can blow your circuits. You may have to face sudden, unanticipated changes. Life can toss you off a cliff just so you have to use your wings to fly.

Think twice before acting. Bad judgment is lurking just behind the tree.

Quote for the Day: All levels of ascension involve letting go of things that hold you back. ~Lenon Honor~

Tuesday, 25-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Keme; Universal Day – 30/3: World Malaria Day.

Today’s energy is like an incubator for hatching new ideas and giving them a boost. New things can more easily put down roots today and begin to grow.

There is a strong connection between you and the wisdom of your ancestors and, today, it fuels imagination, creativity and personal growth.

This is a day for action. Get into “doing mode” and work on short-term goals and tasks.

Shadow: Mood swings can be part of today’s shadow. The emotional roller coaster can move you from laughter and happiness to anger, sadness and weeping.

Repressed desires, unconscious thoughts, guilt, and marital tension can be part of the mix.

Quote for the Day: I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. ~Albert Einstein~

Wednesday, 26-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Kej; Universal Day – 31/4: New Moon in Taurus. Administrative Professionals Day.

With the new moon in Taurus, it is time to get practical and focus on those ideas and aspects of your future vision that have the best chance of becoming real.

In other words, it is time to build a firm foundation under those dreams. Today’s energy will help you move forward with capability and confidence. Make decisions, and get to work!

This is a good day for professionals in the material, cultural and spiritual worlds, and a good day to find a good/better job.

Shadow: The positive side of today’s energy brings balance. The shadow side shakes things up by igniting troubles and causing emotional stress.

People can be aggressive and bossy, probably out of a need to feel like they are in control. Stay away from arguments and conflicts. You may have difficulty defending yourself.

Quote for the Day: If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. ~Henry David Thoreau~

Thursday, 27-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Qanil; Universal Day – 32/5:

The energy lightens and the pace picks up. It can be one of those invigorating days when everything looks bright and you feel the energy coursing through your veins.

It is a day of good beginnings. In fact, whatever you start today is likely to be blessed, so choose well. This includes starting something again that you have laid aside.

In addition to starting new projects or ventures, this is a day to begin any sort of love relationship or business partnership. It can bring you the fruit of love and understanding.

Shadow: To reap the full rewards of today’s blessings going forward, you may have to let go of something that has been like a millstone around your neck – including a bad habit.

You can experience more than normal chaos, difficulties in communication, and energy blocks. If this happens, ease up on yourself and take a break from your activities.

Quote for the Day: God’s in His Heaven – All’s right with the world! ~Robert Browning~

Friday, 28-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Toj; Universal Day – 33/6: Arbor Day.

This is the day of the Sacred Fire. It is a day to offer prayers of gratitude, clear away debts, make atonement and reparations for past mistakes, and achieve liberation from the past.

It is a day for keeping the wheel of giving and receiving turning in your life. It is a good day for reaching out, making connections, strengthening relationships and overall social cohesion.

Shadow: The shadow can make people possessive, shortsighted, ill-tempered and insecure.

In the K’iche Mayan culture, this is the day the community makes offerings to the sacred fire to turn away negativity and keep the relationship with Spirit healthy. Consider letting heartfelt prayers/songs of gratitude be your offering today.

Quote for the Day: I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude. ~Brene Brown~

Saturday, 29-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Tzi; Universal Day – 34/7:

This is the most powerful day to ask for Divine intervention for solve any problem in your life, including legal ones. It is a day that brings truth to the surface and helps justice to prevail.

The Medicine Animal for today is the Dog, who is the Guardian of the home and community.

Camaraderie and socializing with friends is favored.

Shadow: People can be rebellious today, and may not want to play by the rules. They may lack sensitivity, and act without a care for overlooking, excluding or betraying others.

If you are working on something today, be careful not to overdo it. All work and no play makes you boring. Rather, cultivate relationships by spending time with friends and family.

Quote for the Day: Love begins at home. ~Mother Teresa~

Sunday, 30-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Batz; Universal Day – 35/8: International Jazz Day. 

Today’s energy supports you in successfully undertaking almost any activity. It provides the power to accomplish practical tasks and overcome any obstacles you may face.

It is a good day to solve family problems and bring greater harmony into the home. It is a favorable day to strengthen relationships, especially between marriage / life partners.

Shadow: This is generally a day of good fortune. If the shadow has grabbed you, you will know it because turbulence, emotional problems, inner doubts and worry follow in its wake.

People who have strong, difficult personalities will seem even more inflexible and overbearing today. If you have abandonment issues, they may arise unbidden and need to be addressed.

Quote for the Day: There are no problems, only opportunities for growth. ~Rebbetzin Dena Weinberg~

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