Daily Energies for April 2017


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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Daily Readings & Quotes for April 2016

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Friday, 1-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Noj; Universal Day – 32/5: April Fools’ Day.

Today’s Wolf energy activates the brain and pineal gland. The energy is connected with the north and air. Sacred Dance, precognitive dreams and intuitive insights are all favored today.

The K’iche Maya considered this day to be for teaching each other; for contributing ideas so we may truly “see” each other, and understand that we all walk together. Nobody goes in front.

Use your knowledge and experience today to help a friend or support your community.

Shadow: Things are likely to be fluid and changeable today, maybe even chaotic. This is not a day to attempt to control events and outcomes too closely. Stay flexible, and be kind.

Quote for the Day: The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ~William Arthur Ward~

Saturday, 2-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Tijax; Universal Day – 33/6: Autism Awareness Day.

Today’s energy is symbolized by the double-edged knife, and is about cutting away negativity. It is a powerful healing day for illnesses, and an equally powerful day for resolving difficult problems.

If you are in a negative relationship or partnership, today is the best day to end it, cut the cord, and move on with your life. This is the day to let go of any “old baggage” that you are still carrying.

Shadow: Today can bring imbalance, misunderstanding and mistrust. Have patience, and avoid gossip. You can get caught up in arguments and competitiveness, if you are not careful.

Quote for the Day: You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. ~Joyce Meyer~

Sunday, 3-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Kawoq; Universal Day – 34/7: Divine Mercy Sunday.

Turtle, who always carries her home with her, represents the energy for today. In the Native American tradition, Turtle carries the whole world on her back.

Today is about family from which the energy ripples out to connect with the community, society, country, planet, galaxy and universe in ever-widening circles of influence.

Act wisely. What you do today affects everything, everywhere, across space and time.

Shadow: You feel can feel irritable, withdrawn and not much like being with others. You can get blamed if things go wrong. People can be combative and inflexible. Avoid arguments, if possible.

Quote for the Day: Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there anymore. ~Robin Hobb~

Monday, 4-April:

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

Today’s energy is symbolized by Grandfather Sun, light, and the clarity of day. Your actions today can more easily achieve material certainty and/or emotional security.

It is a day of renewal that brings the strength, courage, and energy to overcome obstacles. You can find the answers you seek today. Use your voice in a song to call to you what you need.

Truth-tellers, travelers, artists and people who work to beautify the earth are favored today.

Shadow: Today brings a tendency to avoid responsibility. People may distrustful, resentful and not take kindly to being corrected. Watch out for cunning people who try to take advantage of you.

Quote for the Day: Life is a song – sing it. ~Sathya Sai Baba~

Tuesday, 5-April:

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

Crocodile energy activates the limbic system, and puts the mind in receptive mode so you can get intuitive insights more easily. It represents all things that are hidden, secret or esoteric.

Today increases spiritual strength and helps to manage the energies of change. It bestows the power to see where you are on the path of life so you can make the best plan for your next steps.

It is a day for healers, visionaries, and higher consciousness.

Shadow: Today can bring wholeness, but the shadow can activate inner fears and cause you to feel disempowered and inadequate. … Let go and allow your destiny to pull you forward.

Quote for the Day: Don’t force it, if there isn’t flow let it go. ~Nikki Rowe~

Wednesday, 6-April:

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

Today is a time of outcomes. Something gets completed and becomes an objective reality, or moves into a new phase. If this is true for you, stop, reflect, and then consider what is emerging.

Today is also about new beginnings, and can be a time for renewal. It is a favorable day to launch new projects, ventures or relationships. It is a beneficial day to make life changes.

Shadow: Worry and anguish can cause you to feel energetically blocked. You can make careless mistakes and then beat yourself up for it. Stop. Go for a walk. Let things settle before getting back into action.

Quote for the Day: If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won’t, you most assuredly won’t. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad. ~Denis Waitley~

Thursday, 7-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Aqabal; Universal Day – 38/11: New Moon in Aries, 7:24A EDT. World Health Day.

The energy of the New Moon in Aries brings a renewing force. It is a wonderful day to take a break from your routine. Let go. Be spontaneous. Allow the day to pull you in a new direction.

This is a high-energy day. Enhanced receptivity can bring unexpected insights, but the day is about manifestation. Allow yourself to be guided, but get into action and do something practical about it.

Shadow: Today’s challenge is that it can bring sudden changes and unanticipated events. If you are sensitive, you can also feel like you are being plugged into an electric socket.

Quote for the Day: Never let life impede on your ability to manifest your dreams. Dig deeper into your dreams, deeper into yourself and believe that anything is possible – and make it happen. ~Corin Nemec~

Friday, 8-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Kat; Universal Day – 39/12:

This is an exciting day of innovation and change. Its energy increases vitality. New inspiration merges with objectivity. Idea-driven practicality and a desire to achieve goals is the result.

Things are malleable today. Use the energy to make changes, find a new path, choose a new direction, make needed realignments, learn something new, or make new connections.

Shadow: Things are shifting and can feel out of control. You can feel trapped by circumstances. It can also be a day of trials when your beliefs are tested. Adaptability is a virtue today.

Quote for the Day: What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. ~Ralph Marston~

Saturday, 9-April:

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

This is a good day to organized and make decisions. Effort today yields greater rewards, and may bring success in moving beyond limitations and overcoming obstacles.

It can be a very productive day. Focus on what you most want to create, formulate a strategy, make a plan, and go after it.

This is also a good day to build alliances, and to offer your time, energy and skills to help others.

Shadow: Today’s events help to build inner strength, and it might not be fun. To move forward, you may need to forgive yourself or others, or let go of something that is no longer in your best interests.

Quote for the Day: The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. ~Amelia Earhart~

Sunday, 10-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Keme; Universal Day – 41/5:

Today’s energy makes this likely to be an upbeat, expansive, and fast-paced day. It can help you learn about creating a dynamic, free-flowing but sustainable sense of balance.

This can be a day of creativity, learning and personal growth. Your dreams connect with ancestral wisdom and may bring new insights and revelations. Consider starting a dream journal.

Shadow: With today’s energy, you can feel like you are drinking water from a fire hose. It can be hard to handle and cause you to feel overwhelmed. You can be reckless and fall into hurry-worry.

Quote for the Day: You must let what happens happen. Everything must be equal in your eyes, good and evil, beautiful and ugly, foolish and wise. ~Michael Ende~

Monday, 11-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Kej; Universal Day – 15:

Move forward to achieve tangible, practical results. Today can bestow increased physical energy, the ability to focus on tasks and goals, and the follow-through necessary to succeed.

Today is for innovators because you can more easily see future possibilities. It is a day of turning points, a malleable space for second chances, a time to review old decisions and conclusions.

Shadow: A passion for achieving goals and ticking items off your “to do” list can make you boring today. Remember to lighten up and have some fun. Don’t take yourself too seriously.

Quote for the Day: Self-discipline is an act of cultivation. It requires you to connect today’s actions to tomorrow’s results. ~Gary Ryan Blair~

Tuesday, 12-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Qanil; Universal Day – 16:

Today is pregnant with new possibilities. It is a day full of growth opportunities that brings fundamental shifts and changes. It is a good day to push the envelope, and explore new frontiers.

Today’s energy gives access to great power. You can connect more readily with your “inner genius,” put new ideas into action, begin something new, or cultivate and nurture relationships.

Shadow: Today provides a direct link with the collective mind and ancestral wisdom. This can be wonderful, but it can also be the catalyst for a meltdown. If so, realize that something big is shifting.

Quote for the Day: If you want to bring a fundamental change in people’s belief and behavior … you need to create a community around them, where those new beliefs can be practiced and expressed and nurtured. ~Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point~

Wednesday, 13-April:

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

The motto for the day is: Just DO it! The energy is about movement. It brings balance and sure-footedness. It is an excellent day for action. Don’t sit around. Be enterprising!

This is a day that emphasizes individual identity, personal autonomy and self-realization. It is a good day to confront whatever may be holding you back.

Remember to give thanks and gratitude for your blessings today.

Shadow: The positive aspect for today promotes togetherness, dialogue and understanding. The shadow brings rebelliousness and can draw you to the wild side. Watch out for arguments.

Quote for the Day: Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these. ~Lloyd Shearer~

Thursday, 14-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Tzi; Universal Day – 18:

This is a day that brings forth the truth. Bet on the truth today and, when you are in in doubt, bet on more truth.

This is also the best day to ask about legal problems and to request divine intervention to solve any type of problem. It is a day to ask that justice be done.

Cultivate and nurture whatever is in its early phase of growth today. Midwives are favored.

Shadow: Today’s shadow energy is a catalyst for resisting authority and not playing by the rules. People may only look out for themselves in their singular zeal to achieve their own objectives.

Quote for the Day: The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable. ~James A. Garfield~

Friday, 15-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Batz; Universal Day – 19: Tax Day (U.S.)

Today gives wings to anything you do. Having difficulty getting something done? Today is the day to do it. Clear away duties first. Then, get organized, make a plan, and begin something new.

Today’s energy helps you work hard, but it also helps you play – and music will help. It is a good day for marriage and business partnerships. You can more easily solve family problems today.

Shadow: You may be able to help others but struggle to solve your own problems. You can feel insecure. Watch out for ignorant and overbearing people, especially ones considered authorities.

Quote for the Day: Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. ~Chief Seattle~

Saturday, 16-April:

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

Today is connected with Earth energy and destiny. It is about the sacred way and the path you are walking. You may feel its energy like an unseen hand that is guiding your actions.

It provides strength and power for staring a new initiative, or beginning a trip. Indeed, you may find obstacles and doubts being cleared away today to bring greater balance.

Shadow: The obstacles that get cleared away today may be inner stuff that surfaces to be processed and released. So, it may not be all fun and games. Ask Spirit for help with problems.

Quote for the Day: The spiritual journey is individual, highly personal. It can’t be organized or regulated. It isn’t true that everyone should follow one path. Listen to your own truth. ~Ram Dass~

Sunday, 17-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Aj; Universal Day – 21:

Most of you will enjoy knowing that today’s energy symbolizes the triumph over negativity of any kind! It is a day of spiritual power that brings purification, renewal and a connection to the Source.

This is a day of guidance and grace, and helps you achieve fullness in life. But you have to have the audacity to take that leap of faith. Today protects the home, and helps actions to bear fruit.

Shadow: The shadow energy can bring family problems to the surface and create instability, marital tension and conflict between partners. Be sensible but also sensitive and kind.

Quote for the Day: The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. ~Thomas Paine~

Monday, 18-April:

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

The creative forces of the universe infuse the day with an active power to manifest desires. This is a day of strong natural forces and high magic. Do your best to stay grounded and centered.

You may feel a strong connection with the land today. If you will allow it, the Earth Mother will communicate with you, and it will feel like a “direct knowing” on an inner level.

This is one of the best days to give thanks for your home.

Shadow: Today’s energy can bring a loss of balance. People can be vain, presumptuous, and quick-tempered. Avoid situations that are upsetting and people who are overbearing and difficult.

Quote for the Day: Sometimes we just have to stop and feel the pulse of the Earth, the rhythm of the seasons and the internal voice that was once our childhood friend. ~Fennel Hudson~

Tuesday, 19-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Tzikin; Universal Day – 23/5: Sun enters Taurus, 11:29A EDT.

Work with focused intention but, as much as possible, let go of expectations and be in the flow. Pay attention to dreams, daydreams and sudden insights; they can bring important guidance.

Friends, family and community are in the spotlight today. This is a good day to strengthen social bonds, and work together with others – especially in a common cause for the common good.

Shadow: You are really not in control today. This can be chaotic, you can feel impulsive and have difficulty focusing on practical things. You can be ungrounded: all air speed and no compass.

Quote for the Day: Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish. ~Chuck Palahniuk~

Wednesday, 20-April:

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

Today is about relationships. It is a powerful day to find your place in the world, and strengthen your sense of belonging with a partner or community. It is a wonderful day to fall (more deeply) in love.

Today is one of the best days to get right with your important relationships. Tell someone how much you love them; practice forgiveness for others – and yourself; and let go of old resentments.

Shadow: The highs can be stimulating and happy, but today can be an emotional roller coaster. It can be a time of imbalance, insecurity, avoidance and indecision. Make a gratitude list. It can help.

Quote for the Day: Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing. ~Ken Kesey~

Thursday, 21-April:

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

Today is a very good day for introspection, reflection, mental creativity and learning. It can be an ideal time to gather your inner resources in preparation for a more active day tomorrow.

You can see the next steps along your path. It can be a good day for planning, starting new projects and inspiring others.

The more active side to today’s energy fuels personal determination and drive to achieve goals and see practical results.

Shadow: Karmic scales get balanced today. Trust issues surface. What is out of balance in your life can give you a good smack! … You can get overzealous and push too hard today. Relax.

Quote for the Day: Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Live in the question. ~Rainer Maria Rilke~

Friday, 22-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Tijax; Universal Day – 26/8: Full Moon in Scorpio, 1:24A EDT. Earth Day.

With the Full Moon in Scorpio, something comes to fruition. It can be a day of emotional intensity. This is a good day to get into action, but no halfway measures. Whatever you do, go for it – all in or nothing!

You may feel more alive and energetic, and ready to move more fully into your power. Today supports competence and ability in all its forms.

Leaders, guides, managers, negotiators, coaches and teams are favored – and also writers.

Shadow: If you are caught in the shadow, you will know it. You can feel weak, incapable and invisible. Personal identity issues and inner conflicts may arise – including heartache and despair.

Quote for the Day: Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of fellow travelers on the path. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind. ~Henri Frederic Amiel~

Saturday, 23-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Kawoq; Universal Day – 27/9: Passover Begins.

Today is about foundations. The focus is on family and community. This is a day to give something back in gratitude for the blessings you have received. It is also a good day to make connections.

Today is also about receiving the rewards for past efforts. It tends to bring good fortune and optimism, and is a good time to ask for greater affluence for yourself or success in your business.

Shadow: Old friends, old dreams, old memories, old actions taken, all of these may come up for review like pop quizzes in school. This may not be entirely comfortable. Cultivating an attitude of gratitude is important today.

Quote for the Day: The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. ~Bruce Lee~

Sunday, 24-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Ajpu; Universal Day – 28/10:

Days like today were made for finding answers, gaining understanding, and making decisions. A shift is taking place. Something is coming to fullness and completion, something else is beginning.

You can see things in a different light. There is an opportunity for renewal. Obstacles can more easily be overcome. It is a good day to work with finances, create abundance, and give form to your ideas.

Shadow: A day of emotional ups and downs. You can feel angry or bored, get envious of others, avoid responsibility, and be convinced you’ve reached a low point. Have faith. You are growing.

Quote for the Day: Good questions outrank easy answers. ~Paul Samuelson~

Monday, 25-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Imox; Universal Day – 29/11: Anzac Day (Australia & New Zealand)

This is a day for visionaries and healers. It can bring sudden, unexpected insights. Intuition is strong, and you are more open to inner guidance.

This is a day for action, becoming all that you can be, and feeling loved.

Using sound can shift things today. Put prayers into a spontaneous song for healing, clearing obstacles, and attracting greater abundance.

Shadow: Don’t let the ego-mind sabotage you. It can whisper that you are not good enough to do what you want to do. If you keep showing up and saying “Yes” to your inner guidance, you will soon learn to fly!

Quote for the Day: When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. ~Malala Yousafzai~

Tuesday, 26-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Iq; Universal Day – 30/3:

Today is about movement, expansion, change and growth. It can be a time of greater expression and sociability. This is a great day to travel and/or expand your horizons in other ways.

The energy of the day is connected with the sacred breath. It helps you to carry and convey ideas. It is a powerful day to motivate others. But don’t get too serious. Lighten up and have some fun!

Shadow: This can be a day of emotional lightning and thunder. Events can be unsettling. Anger can surface; tears also. You can scatter energies in too many directions. Move with the energy: exercise, walk, run or dance. It will help.

Quote for the Day: Fight gravity and fly away. Reach new horizons and expand yourself. ~Bangambiki Habyarimana~

Wednesday, 27-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Aqabal; Universal Day – 31/4:

Today’s energy creates opportunity through change. It adds success to new initiatives, projects and ventures. It is a good day to make decisions, organize your life, and do some planning.

Effort today brings rewards. Get into action to start something new. Today’s energy helps you to combine innovation and action, and focus them to create something practical in the “real” world.

Shadow: The shadow can bring boredom, fearfulness, fights and jealousy. Today may challenge you to create more or better order in your life. And, you may have to hurdle an obstacle or two.

Quote for the Day: We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~Thomas A. Edison~

Thursday, 28-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Kat; Universal Day – 32/5: Mercury goes retrograde, 1:20P EDT.

This is the day to ask for abundance. It is the best day to unravel and solve even the most difficult problems, including emotional or romantic ones. In fact, today’s energy is caring – and erotic.

Today is a good period to learn something new. Observation and concentration are important as you work with new ideas to gain understanding and spark the creativity that is at your fingertips.

Shadow: You can feel over-stimulated, “hyper,” and confused. You can get caught up in problems of your own making, and you may not be able to see a way out of the mess you created!

Quote for the Day: The best way out is always through. ~Robert Frost~

Friday, 29-April:

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

Today’s energy is connected with Quetzalcoatl, the rainbow-feathered serpent. It activates the serpentine fire of kundalini, strengthening the life force that helps you meet any challenge.

Today brings greater confidence and wisdom. It is a day of discovery, and it brings a desire to expand beyond past limitations, connect with the whole, and work for the common good of all.

Shadow: Today brings a tendency to push too hard, and this can create imbalance. On the other hand, there can also be a desire to avoid important issues that really need to be dealt with.

Quote for the Day: When the pure kundalini force is “awakened,” … it rises to the brain and is transformed into the bliss of Spirit. This uplifting serpentine current is the supreme force for human liberation. ~Paramhansa Yogananda~

Saturday, 30-April:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Keme; Universal Day – 34/7: Passover Ends.

You may feel an urge to turn inward and reflect. Dimensional gates are open. It is a special day to access spiritual knowledge, communicate with the ancestors and connect with higher beings.

Today’s energy brings completion to all things – good and bad. New growth is taking place under the surface and out of sight. It is a powerful day to rejuvenate, and heal even serious illnesses.

Shadow: It is important not to push yourself too hard or to overdo it today. Balance will come by moving forward in a steady manner, remembering to stop and recharge when necessary.

Quote for the Day: By three methods we may learn wisdom. First, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest. ~Confucius~

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