Daily Energies for May 2017

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Monday, 1-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 E; Universal Day – 36/9: May Day. Yom HaZikaron.

Today’s energy provides a strong connection with the Earth, if you allow it. It will also help to put you in touch with your destiny and where you are on your sacred life path.

The energy is feminine. Can you feel it? It is the heart energy behind gratitude, diplomacy and richly positive connections with community. It strengthens people skills.

A journey may be in the cards for you today. Past efforts may bear fruit and bring rewards.

Shadow: Be prepared for things to shift. Sometimes this is uncomfortable, yet change often plows the ground for new ideas to be planted. … Watch out for accidents!

Your power today will come from working for the benefit of others. But, this must be done in a balanced way that respects your own boundaries and doesn’t deplete you.

Quote for the Day: And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. ~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet~

Tuesday, 2-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Aj; Universal Day – 37/10: National Teacher Day. Yom HaAzma’ut.

Today’s energy is about home and family, collective knowledge, and cooperative teamwork.

This is a day to remember that we are all a part of the unseen unity of the cohesive whole. We are all connected like the arms and legs of a single body or drops of water in the ocean.

Power from the angelic realms helps you overcome obstacles today and neutralize negativity.

Shadow: This can be a day of mastery and rebirth – if you don’t get in your own way. Don’t overthink things.

The shadow can bring entanglements, worry and struggle. Relationship issues may need to be faced and dealt with, but it is a good day to do so.

Quote for the Day: I believe in the power of love, and planting positive thought seeds into the collective consciousness. ~(Julia) Jay Woodman~

Wednesday, 3-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Ix; Universal Day – 38/11: Mercury goes direct, 24º Aries. World Press Freedom Day. St. James / St. Philip Feast Day.

It is an especially powerful day when the creative forces of the universe flow through you to awaken, stimulate and strengthen your life force.

Today offers you pure energy to use to manifest your intentions and desires. You may even feel a sense of limitless potential! If you could have anything you want, what would you do?

This can be a joyful day when you experience universal love and understanding. Today’s energy is service-oriented. Healers, teachers, change agents and entrepreneurs are favored.

Shadow: Today’s energy provides innate intuition and curiosity, and helps to develop higher powers. But, be careful. This energy can also be destabilizing and even shattering.

You may feel more excitable than normal. Alternately, inadequacies may come to the surface and block your progress. … Watch out for those who would exploit and play power games.

Quote for the Day: Defining the intention of our heart’s desire we discover the Force of Life. ~Natasa Pantovic Nuit~

Thursday, 4-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Tzikin; Universal Day – 39/12: National Day of Prayer (U.S.).

This is a day for visionaries and big dreams. The energy is about innovation, invention and supports idea-driven initiatives. What dreams do you have? Go after them today!

Today is also about the global mind and connectivity. Reach out to your extended family. Actions taken today will more easily promote the much-needed mass awakening.

Shadow: Today’s energy can help you to achieve a lot. Just take care not to push yourself too hard, or take things to extremes. A need for control can cause people to be inflexible.

Today’s energy is explosive (or implosive). You can feel more rebellious and undisciplined than is normal. Alternately, self-doubts can cause you to feel inept and fragile. It will pass.

Quote for the Day: So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. ~Christopher Reeve~

Friday, 5-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Ajmaq; Universal Day – 40/4: Cinco de Mayo.

Today brings the promise of expanded awareness and the power of seeing beyond the veil into higher dimensions. Universal wisdom is available and at your command. Will you use it?
The connection with higher awareness fuels cognitive abilities and practical capability. It can be a productive day to make decisions and achieve desired goals and objectives.

Shadow: It is a day of forgiveness, reconciliation and healing. What do you need to forgive? With whom do you need to reconcile? This is the day to do it.

The shadow can have you feeling emotionally stressed and frail, or jealous and irresponsible. You might misjudge someone or something today. Think carefully before reacting.

Quote for the Day: Success comes when we follow – when we give ourselves to inspiration, and then inspiration will continue to give us the physical energy, the mental energy, to unfold that plan it told us to do – with very little effort on our part, as a matter of fact. ~ Joseph Rael, Beautiful Painted Arrow~

Saturday, 6-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Noj; Universal Day – 41/5: Kentucky Derby.

The best way to approach today is to let go of a need to control outcomes. Get into a conscious state of allowing the energy and experiences to flow naturally.

Break your routine and do something different. If you allow your boundaries be permeable today, you can be a channel for creativity and artistic expression – and learning new things.

It is a good day to be with friends and family. You can also use the energy to develop plans and see something in a new and different way. Ask for body signs to augment inner guidance.

Shadow: This can be a bountiful day of greater balance and harmony. But, you may also get stuck. Getting pulled into quarrels or dissent will block your energy.

People can be a little too honest, and it can be hurtful. People can also be obsessive and covetous, perhaps out of a fear of lacking some material thing or personal capability.

Quote for the Day: As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge. ~Henry Van Dyke~

Sunday, 7-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Tijax; Universal Day – 42/6:

This can be a day of personal power when what you do has a greater impact, or the possibility of influencing outcomes. It is a good day for communications and relationships.

There is a healing force that ripples through the day that makes healing even serious illnesses and problems possible. Indeed, the Spirit Guide of Medicine is working behind the scenes.

Shadow: Today can bring imbalance and oversensitivity. But, it can also help heal what is out of balance. The rub is that you may have to let go of something to move forward.

Avoidance and indecision can hold you back today. However, there is one thing to avoid like the plague: gossip! It will likely result in misunderstanding and can create arguments.

Quote for the Day: Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the world. ~Marianne Williamson~

Monday, 8-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Kawoq; Universal Day – 43/7:

Today’s energy highlights the family, partnerships, and community. It brings an underlying sense of oneness. It is a good day for networking, camaraderie, and learning in small groups.

You may feel a surge in life energy that increases your personal determination and drive, and propels you forward to achieve desired outcomes.

Dreams are likely to be precognitive today, and inspiration may show up unexpectedly.

Shadow: Today brings turtle energy, so you may have a tendency to withdraw into your shell in a need for protection, or out of a sense of apathy or having lost your sense of purpose.

Unhappy relationships are in the spotlight.

The way back to balance is by doing something to benefit the family, or to support a friend.

Quote for the Day: All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything. ~Swami Vivekananda~

Tuesday, 9-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Ajpu; Universal Day – 17: Month 6 Begins.

The energy shifts today. You may find that the pace picks up and the energy feels lighter. The next 28-days is a good time to travel, be with friends, and let your inner child out to play.

This is a day that brings the strength, courage and energy to overcome obstacles. Focus on gaining a greater sense of certainty and security about life choices and decisions.

Breath is especially important today in all that you do. The lungs, chest and thorax are highlighted. … Physical exercise will help you stay centered.

Shadow: Today’s energy helps you to transform things around you. Miracles are possible. But, the shadow can result in limitation thinking that narrows your possibilities and potential.

Remember, whatever limitations you believe in will be yours.

Quote for the Day: To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting. ~Stanislas I~

Wednesday, 10-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Imox; Universal Day – 18: Full Moon, 20º Scorpio. Mercury conjunct Uranus in Aries.

With the Full Moon in Scorpio, you may become more aware of your deepest desires.

Both your thinking mind and intuitive receptivity are stronger, making this a good day to consider how to fulfill those desires. Curiosity blossoms and helps you search for answers.

Resourcefulness and persistence also get a boost today. Incubate some new ideas, and sprinkle a few seeds of hope along your path that will grow into future success.

Shadow: With the energies today, you could fall into a crazy way of thinking, or run into people who are out of balance. People can be temperamental and prone to exaggeration.

It is not a good day to get into an argument because the energy can spark violence.

Quote for the Day: If you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, your life will be safe, expedient and thin. ~Katharine Butler Hathaway~

Thursday, 11-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Iq; Universal Day – 19: Lailatul Barat.

Today has a powerful connection with all things hidden. It awakens sleeping intuition, but insights may come in a flash like a lightning strike. Be prepared for the unexpected.

You may also get body signs like tremors or quakes. If so, don’t worry. It’s just the energy moving through your body. Do your best to stay grounded and present in the here and now.

Actually, this is a good healing day, especially for psychological problems like depression.

Shadow: Today’s energy can shake things up. “Iq” is the energy of storms and fury, hurricanes and tornadoes. It is an erratic energy, and can be difficult to handle.

People can be impulsive, unpredictable, fickle and unfaithful. It can put social and financial issues center stage and in the spotlight. If so, hang in there. Tomorrow is another day.

Quote for the Day: There is no greater power than the one others do not believe you possess. ~Luis Marques~

Friday, 12-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Aqabal; Universal Day – 20:

Today brings you the opportunity to do something differently. Break a habit or routine, check your aim in life, make a correction or head off in a new direction. It’s all good.

Your guides and unseen helpers are closer to you than your breath today. Slow down a little. Take a moment to connect with ancient wisdom.

Sometimes you have to water the seeds of growth with inner guidance so they can sprout and blossom into something wonderful. New beginnings have magic today.

Shadow: The positive side of today can bring joyfulness. The shadow can have you doubting yourself and others. You can feel like you are falling short and not very successful.

People can be irresponsible and evasive. Low self-worth may get masked with defiance.

Quote for the Day: The human spirit lives on creativity and dies in conformity and routine. ~Vilayat Inayat Khan~

Saturday, 13-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Kat; Universal Day – 21:

There is great power in connecting with others today. You are strongly connected with the web-of-life and All-That-Is. Think of it like this:

The spider sits passively in the middle of its web but feels everything that affects any individual strand. To attract its dinner, the spider simply casts its web and then waits.

It’s like that for you today. The invisible strands of your energy casts a wide web that connects with others and attracts to you all that is needed to achieve your goals. Just be patient.

Shadow: You can get tangled up in your own web today, and suffer from problems of your own making. The good news is that it is also a powerful day to solve any problem that arises.

Quote for the Day: All things are bound together. All things connect. ~Chief Seattle~

Sunday, 14-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Kan; Universal Day – 22: Mother’s Day. Lag B’Omer.

Today provides a period of balance combined with expanded possibilities on the practical level. Light your inner fire, connect with a feeling of love, and put THAT into service for others.

This can be a very productive day. Your ideas can have more than normal practical impact, and you can work with greater effectiveness.

Something you have lost may come back today.

Shadow: Shadow qualities are frequently the flip side of the positive ones. That being so, you can experience a loss of balance and lose your balance – metaphorically and literally.

You can feel undecided, unguided and unprepared. Take care not to offend others. There can be a tendency to speak ill of people and point out their deficiencies.

Quote for the Day: Overcome your barriers, intend the best, and be patient. You will enjoy more balance, more growth, more income, and more fun! ~Jack Canfield~

Monday, 15-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Keme; Universal Day – 23/5:

This can be a wonderfully creative day, if you allow it. Loosen the reins. Ease up on yourself. Be inquisitive. Let curiosity, new ideas and insights pull you forward. And, take time to play.

Insights may come in unexpected ways from unexpected places. The veil between this reality and higher dimensions is thin today. It’s a perfect day to ask for higher guidance.

Badger is today’s energy: keeper of the medicine roots, and the power of naming.

Shadow: The shadow energy for today is chaos. Something may happen that shakes up your life. If this happens, it may be so that you can find a better balance in life.

Something may occur to block your path today, including stubborn people who are resistant to reason. … If you get stuck, it may be advisable to wait for the energy to shift.

Quote for the Day: Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

Tuesday, 16-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Kej; Universal Day – 24/6: Mercury enters Taurus.

You may need time to consider all the options before making important decisions. But once you decide, you will feel surefooted and nothing will dissuade you from the course you set.

This is a day to nurture relationships, find teaching moments, and be of service to others.

Today favors shamans, prophets, awakeners and trendsetters. It is about drinking light; opening yourself up to connect with ancient wisdom. It can bring out of body experiences.

Shadow: It is a good day to move forward to accomplish desired goals, but take care not to be so aggressive as to overstep your boundaries or stick your nose where it doesn’t belong.

You can be short-sighted and a sucker for “broken wings.” In addition, people can be both captivating and manipulative. Be careful not to let others take advantage of you.

Quote for the Day: Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. ~Robert H. Schuller~

Wednesday, 17-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Qanil; Universal Day – 25/7:

The energy of today strengthens the mind, enhances analytical ability and brings greater clarity of ideas and insight. It may also highlight a sense of idealism.

Today is also about planting the seeds for future success. It is a good day to start something new, restart something laid aside, and work on new ideas.

You can trust your visions, dreams and insights today.

Shadow: Trust issues may come to the surface today. There can be difficulties in communication. People can be irritable and unreasonable

The positive side of today’s energy amps up your personal determination and drive, but the shadow energy can have you feeling weak, apathetic, lazy and inadequate.

Quote for the Day: Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. ~Rumi~

Thursday, 18-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Toj; Universal Day – 26/8:

Today’s energy can spark a sense of aliveness and wakefulness that leads to living beyond self-imposed boundaries and with a feeling of being on-track.

Have you ever had the experience of being “in the zone,” of all your synapses firing in sync, and all the puzzle pieces of your life fitting together seamlessly? Today can be like that.

Power moves through love today. Gratitude greases the skids, and makes all things easier.

Shadow: Today is about payment, justice and balancing karma. It is a good day to clear away debts and make atonement for past resentment, misdeeds and lack of compassion.

Self-judgment, inner conflicts and worry are shadow qualities for today. So are inflexibility, pride and the heartache that can result.

Quote for the Day: Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, ‘you owe me.’ Look what happens with a love like that! It lights up the whole sky. ~Hafiz~

Friday, 19-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Tzi; Universal Day – 27/9:

Your ability to feel the energies around you may seem stronger today. This includes a feeling the unity and connectedness of all existence – in your body. A good day to make connections.

Take note of your dreams, and then build a foundation under them – even if you start by taking baby steps.

This is a day to cultivate love, peace and social justice. It is one of the best days to pursue legal issues.

Shadow: The positive energy for today bring practicality and invigorate social connections. But, inhibitions, futility and feelings of personal inadequacy lie in the shadow.

You are more likely to want to be your own authority and take only your own counsel today. This is fine as long as you avoid trampling on others to achieve your objectives.

Quote for the Day: Many a friendship, long, loyal and self-sacrificing, rested at first on no thicker a foundation than a kind word. ~Frederick William Faber~

Saturday, 20-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Batz; Universal Day – 28/10: Armed Forces Day (U.S.). Sun Enters Gemini.

As the Sun moves into Gemini, you may find yourself to be more curious, sociable and open to new experiences. It is a good day to ask questions, find answers and gain understanding.

This is a day to stop, take a breath, and reflect on things that are coming to completion. It is a good day to work through details, organize your affairs, and make new links with others.

You may feel power and spontaneity flowing through your physical actions today. Use it to take practical action to do something useful, or to make a new beginning.

Shadow: The positive energy for today can bring a zest for life, but the shadow can have you feeling like you’ve hit a low point. It can bring a breakdown in relationships.

Today’s energy can upset the applecart and throw you off-balance. You can struggle to solve your own problems today. You can feel hyper and overstimulated or, alternately, bored and lazy.

Quote for the Day: The woods are lovely, dark and deep, / But I have promises to keep, / And miles to go before I sleep, / And miles to go before I sleep. ~Robert Frost~

Sunday, 21-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 E; Universal Day – 29/11:

Today’s energy favors taking action, building something new, and emerging in some way into a larger sense of self.

Today can bring creativity, new inspiration, and guidance that point you in a new direction. It is a good day to travel and have experiences that you can later share with others.

You can more easily feel loved, be cheerful, kindhearted and understanding. It is a great day to clear obstacles, and attract greater abundance.

Shadow: The ego-mind can be very active today. It can puff people up with pride or tell them that they’re not good enough (smart enough, capable, loveable enough, and so on).

Have a care. Today can bring the untrustworthy side of people to the surface.

Quote for the Day: Everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story. ~Patrick Rothfuss~

Monday, 22-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Aj; Universal Day – 30/3: International Biodiversity Day.

Get into action today so you can better experience the fullness of life. Moving your body allows the energy from existence to flow into you and through you.

Today’s energy brings expansion and growth (oh no!). It fuels cheerfulness, harmony and sociability. It is a very good day to be with family and friends.

Give thanks today for the destiny of each person, and say special prayers for newborns.

Shadow: People may need a lot of understanding today, especially your spouse or “significant other.” The good news is that you can get to the root of things more easily today.

People can be insensitive and not very sensible. Mood swings are very possible. Anger and guilt can rise to the surface. And, note to self, do your best to avoid being passive-aggressive.

Quote for the Day: There is an inmost center in us all, where truth abides in fullness; … and, to know, rather consists in opening out a way where the imprisoned splendor may escape, then in effecting entry for a light supposed to be without. ~Robert Browning~

Tuesday, 23-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Ix; Universal Day – 31/4:

Today’s energy puts a little sparkle in your magic wand. It ignites curiosity, heightens intuition and helps you to develop higher powers – if you are so inclined.

Be pliable today, practice patience, and allow the energies to flow. If you get stuck, use the power of song to connect with your inner wisdom. … Muscles and nerves are highlighted.

Shadow: You may feel an impulse to get organized and make some practical decisions. It’s a good day to do so, but don’t let you ego-mind throw up roadblocks or put the brakes on.

Pushing too hard can throw you off balance and derail your progress.

People can be stubborn. They may also want to be the center of attention. Jealousy can easily be sparked.

Quote for the Day: The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. ~W. B. Yeats~

Wednesday, 24-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Tzikin; Universal Day – 32/5: National Brother Day (U.S.).

Today’s energy is best used to work in your own special way for peace to prevail on the planet. Say prayers to remember that your birthright is to be successful and abundant.

As you remember who you truly are, you will naturally become more magnetic to all forms of prosperity flowing into and through your life.

This is a powerfully creative day to work with ideas. It brings the energy to conceive of and create what you desire, and also to encourage others to do the same.

Shadow: The positive side of today’s energy is caring and erotic. The shadow can get you caught in desire. People can be opportunistic and prone to exaggeration.

Sudden shifts can surprise you, and have you feeling fragile, confused and weary.

Quote for the Day: Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace. ~Christie Brinkley~

Thursday, 25-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Ajmaq; Universal Day – 33/6: Ascension Day. New Moon, 4º Gemini.

A new phase begins with New Moon in Gemini. It is easier to make changes or do something different. Stimulate your mind today: read, explore new ideas, write, study, and so on.

Today is also about forgiveness and reconciliation. If you have any lingering resentments, this is the day to release them. It is also a good day to heal all types of illnesses.

Today’s energy puts your brain in closer communication with your guides. It also makes communication with others easier, so it is a good day to reach out to a friend.

Shadow: Because you are more open to guidance and other remote influences, you may experience a kind of psychic overload. You can easily blow events out of proportion.

People may be somewhat frail today, but also undisciplined, irresponsible – and jealous.

Quote for the Day: Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible. ~George Washington Carver~

Friday, 26-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Noj; Universal Day – 34/7:

This is the day of the prodigy. It strengthens both mind and memory, and it is strongly connected with higher wisdom. This is a good day to study and learn something new.

Part of today’s energy wants to create something tangible and practical. The other side of today’s energy wants to move, be expressive, socially conscious and expressive.

Strong mental energy can have you feeling “in the zone” today. This is great for analyzing something, making a decision, or achieving goals.

Shadow: People may not “get” things as quickly as you do today.

Make sure your mind is engaged and verbal filters are in place before you put your mouth in gear today. You may a rapier wit. Be careful how you use it.

That said, you can say almost anything if you say it with love.

Quote for the Day: Flying starts from the ground. The more grounded you are, the higher you fly. ~J.R. Rim~

Saturday, 27-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Tijax; Universal Day – 35/8: Ramadan Begins.

Horse energy rules the day, and gives you the strength to gallop forward. This can be a very active and productive day. It brings competence and the coherence to focus your intention.

Today’s energy adds zest to life. It can help you feel more youthful, cheerful and invigorated. Let loose and have fun! … Whether you are married or dating, this is a good day for romance.

At a mystical level, today’s energy activates the psyche and connects you with the One Mind. There is a strong Pleiadian influence which can cause some of you to long for your star home.

Shadow: This is a good healing day, and one in which you can solve even the most difficult problems. But, you may have to let go of something that has been holding you back.

The shadow side of today’s energy can bring turmoil, breakups and confusion. People can be callous, coercive, full of bravado and even hateful.

Quote for the Day: A horse loves freedom, and the weariest old work horse will roll on the ground or break into a lumbering gallop when he is turned loose into the open. ~Gerald Raferty~

Sunday, 28-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Kawoq; Universal Day – 36/9:

Today is about family and community. By extension, its energy connects you with larger and larger circles in the web-of-life. Today favors diplomacy and is generally an easy-going day.

Today is heart and earth energy. It is the creative energy that helps all kinds of things to bloom. Set an intention today and the “allow” things to happen naturally.

Some days are good for starting things. Today is better for finishing up and bringing things to completion and/or helping others to do so.

Shadow: People can be foolhardy and misguided today. Alternately, they can be cunning, crafty and deceptive, or brash and dogmatic hard asses.

Remember today, a kind word disarms most arguments and turns away negativity.

Quote for the Day: May my soul bloom in love for all existence. ~Rudolf Steiner~

Monday, 29-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Ajpu; Universal Day – 37/10: Memorial Day (U.S.)

This is a day when Spirit flips the “on” switch to bring an awakening – and a remembering who you really are. A greater sense of clarity and purposiveness can be the result.

What about your life would you change if you could? This is the day to contemplate that question, and start by making different decisions. Movement will help bring clarity.

Shadow: Something may be shifting today. An earlier phase may be ending. You can feel adrift because the new way has not yet emerged and put down roots.

If that’s the case, allow yourself to be okay with the uncertainty.

You can also feel inhibited or unseen for who you are, or may encounter roadblocks. If so, stop. Take a little time for yourself. Let your head and heart clear.

Quote for the Day: When a defining moment comes along, you define the moment, or the moment defines you. ~Kevin Costner~

Tuesday, 30-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Imox; Universal Day – 38/11:

Today’s energy brings the ability to commit to missions and causes, goals and tasks, and then apply the effort necessary to get things done.

This kind of focused and enduring commitment can make even difficult things obtainable.

Today’s energy is also inquisitive yet playful. It can bring both inspiration and knowledge. It is also makes people generally congenial and merry. A good day to hang out with people you enjoy.

Shadow: You can feel indecisive, encumbered and afflicted. People who cross your path can be annoying and full of prejudice. You can get caught up in delusions.

Things can go haywire and you can make blunders. In short, life can be difficult and feel strangely like a Shakespearean tragedy.

Quote for the Day: You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers. ~Les Brown~

Wednesday, 31-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Iq; Universal Day – 39/12: Shavuot Begins.

Hummingbird energy can help you spread a little joy today among your extended family.

Today favors women and all that they do to help accelerate the evolution of human consciousness. It opens a gateway to higher understanding. Let your visions carry you.

Show up and keep saying “Yes” to new opportunities. If you do, you can achieve unexpected results.

Shadow: This can be an explosive day. Unforeseen events can knock you unexpectedly head over heels. Forewarned is forearmed, and consider yourself warned.

The good news is that if life takes you unawares today, it may be helping you to make and important shift. So, look for the lessons.

Quote for the Day: I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. ~Gandhi~

Copyright © April 2017 – John B. Pehrson

Daily Readings & Quotes for May 2016

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Sunday, 1-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Kej; Universal Day – 35/8: May Day. Orthodox Easter.

Today brings the potential for new things. It can fill you with power and energy. Use it to move forward with tasks; achieve desired goals; tick items off that “to do” list.

Your psyche is tuned into the larger consciousness, and you may be receiving lots of information on an unconscious level. Balance comes through movement.

This is a good day to be in nature. It is one of the best days to find harmony with the elements.

Shadow: Be prepared for the unusual. You can feel unfocused, or unable to keep thoughts from coming out of your mouth unfiltered. Anger issues may surface. Be careful to respect others’ personal space.

Quote for the Day: Give me a lever long enough, and a fulcrum strong enough, and single-handedly I will move the world. ~Archimedes~

Monday, 2-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Qanil; Universal Day – 36/9:

This is a day when your destiny is in the driver’s seat. You may continue the illusion of being in control, but it is a good day to loosen up on the reins and let your destiny pull you forward.

This is a day for dreamers – believers in big dreams and shared visions.

Whatever you do today out of love, compassion or gratitude ripples forward through time to bring success and greater abundance.

Shadow: This is one of those days when you harvest the fruits of past deeds – and misdeeds. If you find yourself caught up in some sort of drama, consider that it may be of your own making. Make a gratitude list. It will help.

Quote for the Day: There are no wrong turnings. Only paths we had not known we were meant to walk. ~Guy Gavriel Kay~

Tuesday, 3-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Toj; Universal Day – 37/10: St. James / St. Philip Day.

You may sense that something is coming to fullness or completion, and it is time for something else to begin. One phase of life may be ending. You may be about to embark on a new adventure. It can be a good day for romance.

This day is not to be taken lightly. It may be time for you to take a step upward on the spiral of life in terms of love, responsibility and service. If so, this is an ideal day to make a life change.

Shadow: It is a good day to deal with finances. But, you can feel blocked and inhibited as if you just can’t get out of your own way. You can feel like you are adrift, and be easily misled.

Quote for the Day: Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts. ~Henri Frederic Amiel~

Wednesday, 4-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Tzi; Universal Day – 38/11: Lailat al Miraj.

Today’s energy brings a wake-up call, and an invitation to live up to your true potential. Let your power flow from inner guidance and connect you with inspiration.

This is a good day for new projects and dealings with clients, and a good day to reach out to others. Spontaneity will help you ride the wave of high energy.

Shadow: Watch out for people and events that nag at you in an annoying way.

Quote for the Day: In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute. ~Thurgood Marshall~

Thursday, 5-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Batz; Universal Day – 39/12: For the One Dance begins in Israel. Holocaust Remembrance Day. Cinco de Mayo. Ascension Day.

Today’s energy is symbolized by the cosmic Dancers, the creators of life and original wisdom. Its energy channels creative forces and divine power into your actions, bringing limitless potential.

Today opens the heart chakra so you can feel divine love moving through you. It can activate new directions and help with life changes. Indeed, today’s energy can spark a mass awakening!

Whatever it is you do today, you are either helping with or working against this awakening.

Shadow: This is a day of big dreams – but also of extremes. Today’s energy is explosive. It can bring trials and self-doubt. You can feel rebellious, resentful and fragile. Playfulness can help.

Quote for the Day: We are in the birthing process of a new dimension and an expanded awareness in consciousness. ~Jeanne White Eagle~

Friday, 6-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 E; Universal Day – 40/4: New Moon in Taurus, 3:30P EDT. For the One Dance, Israel.

The Taurus New Moon is the start of a new cycle, and is a time of regeneration. This is a powerful day for expanded awareness, “seeing,” and healing. It is also a good day for communication.

Today’s energy increases ability – both creative and practical. You can get a lot accomplished today if you put your mind to it. But also take a little time to appreciate the beauty of Mother Earth.

Shadow: It’s a good day for negotiations or signing contracts. But, watch out that you don’t misjudge the situation. Make sure your brain is engaged before you put your mouth in gear.

Quote for the Day: Whatever you are, be a good one. ~Abraham Lincoln~

Saturday, 7-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Aj; Universal Day – 41/5: For the One Dance in Israel ends. Kentucky Derby.

Today, you may feel something inside of you coming to life that has been dormant – and this can be wonderful. Be gentle with yourself. Let things flow naturally without a need to control.

There is a collective aspect to today’s energy that is about building social bonds and working for the common good. Friends and family are important today – especially children.

Shadow: Today actually brings the triumph over every kind of negativity. That said, people can need a lot of extra understanding, and you may have to go out of your way to avoid bickering.

Quote for the Day: The light of unconditional love awakens the dormant seed potentials of the soul, helping them ripen, blossom and bear fruit, allowing us to bring forth the unique gifts that are ours to offer in this life. ~John Welwood~

Sunday, 8-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Ix; Universal Day – 42/6: Mother’s Day.

Tiger energy fills you with vitality and power, prompting you to let go, explore, make new discoveries, and push up against your perceived limitations.

Today’s focus is on relationships with people and things. Issues of home and hearth can take center stage. Ties with community are important, and you may feel it.

Shadow: The shadow energy can bring insecurity, self-doubt and tension – generally because of an attachment to outcomes. Balance comes from freeing yourself of expectations.

Quote for the Day: Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness. ~Allen Ginsberg~

Monday, 9-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Tzikin; Universal Day – 16: Month 6 Begins. Jupiter goes Direct in Virgo, 8:14A EDT.

Jupiter, the planet of good luck, goes direct today in the earthy sign of Virgo giving a boost to taking practical action. It’s a good day to begin some new and wonderful initiative.

Today’s energy is propulsive and creative. It brings new possibilities and new growth (oh, boy!). Follow your instincts, float on the wings of today’s butterfly energy, and let things flow naturally.

Shadow: If you attempt to over-control things today, you will know it because things will close down and become constricted. The best strategy is to relax and “allow” rather than to “push.”

Quote for the Day: The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act. ~Barbara Sher~

Tuesday, 10-May:

K’iche Mayan Day –5 Ajmaq; Universal Day – 17:

Today’s energy connects you with unconditional love and the zero-point field, out of which comes all that is. This is a good day for forgiveness of self and others, and for reconciliation and healing.

It is a powerful day to be enterprising. Positive action is supported. Be fearless! Sometimes, all it takes is twenty seconds of courage.

Beauty is an important quality today. Artistic ability is given a boost.

Shadow: You can be undisciplined and feel more nervous than is normal. People can be argumentative and irresponsible. Watch out for jealousy, and avoid putting the blame on others.

Quote for the Day: The only thing I know that truly heals people is unconditional love. ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross~

Wednesday, 11-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Noj; Universal Day – 18: Yom HaZikarom.

Wolf energy is active today. It brings knowledge and the ability to see your path. It is a good day to learn something new because the energy helps you to be studious.

It is a powerful day for conceptualizing new ideas, working on new initiatives, and planting seeds of hope for the future. You may be more curious and resourceful than normal.

Shadow: Coyote energy can have you chasing your tail that you have lit on fire by accident! You can feel fearful and mistrustful. Stubbornness and pride can make you inflexible.

Quote for the Day: Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ~Mahatma Gandhi~

Thursday, 12-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Tijax; Universal Day – 19: Yom HaAtzma’ut.

Today’s energy is the spiritual guide of medicine, making this a very powerful day for healing even grave illnesses, whether they be physical, psychological or emotional.

This is the day to resolve difficult problems. Don’t waste it. Use the energy to detox and purify, and regain balance in your life, if needed. This includes letting go of negative relationships.

Shadow: You can feel angry and have a difficult time controlling your temper. You can feel like breaking the rules. With some limits, that’s not always a bad thing.

Put a lid on any gossip you hear.

Quote for the Day: The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey. ~Sarah Fielding~

Friday, 13-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Kawoq; Universal Day – 20:

Today’s is about the family, the root of our strength and effectiveness in the world. The energy of the family ripples out into our daily meetings. It affects the community which, in turn, affects society, the planet, the planetary system, the galaxy and universe.

Pay attention to the health of your family today. It is important! If affects all there is across space and time.

Shadow: You can get involved where you do not belong; the price you pay can be getting blamed for something you didn’t do. Pay attention, be sensitive, and respect other people’s boundaries.

Quote for the Day: My family is my strength and my weakness. ~Aishwarya Rai Bachchan~

Saturday, 14-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Ajpu; Universal Day – 21:

Grandfather Sun is the energy for today, representing light and the clarity of day. Stretch out your energy to connect with the spirit of sunlight and allow it to illuminate you today.

This is a good day for receiving guidance and getting clarity. It is a powerful day to use your voice – in song or affirmation – to call to yourself what is needed and nourishing.

Shadow: Overall, this is a day of grace. But, you can feel apprehensive, afraid and shy. You may avoid responsibility and put off doing what most needs to get done. Be gentle with yourself.

Quote for the Day: There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights. ~Bram Stoker~

Sunday, 15-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Imox; Universal Day – 22: Pentecost.

Today’s energy activates the limbic system, allowing you to more easily get into a receptive mode to receive intuitive insights and inner guidance.

A grounded aspect to the day urges you to do something practical with the insights and guidance that is available to you. Take the next step to realize your vision, even if it is a baby step!

Shadow: This is a day for increasing internal powers, but it can easily lead to a loss of balance. You can feel unprepared, undecided and unguided. This can make you a little grumpy.

Quote for the Day: The future depends on what you do today. ~Mahatma Gandhi~

Monday, 16-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Iq; Universal Day – 23/5:

Today highlights creativity and coming up with new ideas. It will probably have a lighter feel to it than yesterday. Don’t be too attached to schedules and outcomes.

Today can bring a better balance, but it urges you not to hold too tightly to the reins. Let go, let your hair down, do something to play. Go be with friends. Be gentle with yourself.

Shadow: You are really not in control of events today, so give it up. The more you attempt to control outcomes, the more things will go sideways – and in unexpected ways! Be like the wind. Flow with life.

Quote for the Day: I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. ~Jimmy Dean~

Tuesday, 17-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Aqabal; Universal Day – 24/6:

You can experience today’s energy like “dinking light,” and it can allow you to open up to connect with ancient wisdom. It is also about endings and beginnings.

Relationships are in the spotlight. Do something special for a loved one to nurture or renew your connection. It is a good day for communications, and a good day to interact with people or clients.

For you sensitive people, today’s energy can also bring out-of-body experiences.

Shadow: Today brings the courage to face problems, but it can also reveal the dark side of life. If this happens, find the lesson in it, and remember you are growing.

Quote for the Day: When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are. ~Donald Miller~

Wednesday, 18-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Kat; Universal Day – 25/7:

There is an urge toward “oneness” today that makes this a day of good connections with people. It highlights ideas, strengthens the mind, and improves concentration.

It is a good day for planning and figuring out next steps. Your inner drive to achieve results may be quite strong. A need for control can bring trust issues to the surface.

Shadow: You can be impatient, and get irritated over things that you feel are stupid, out of integrity, or untrue. You can feel blocked or caught up in a web of dramas that you, yourself, have made.

Quote for the Day: Never give up. It’s like breathing – once you quit, your flame dies. … You can’t do that. You must continue taking in even the shallowest of breaths, continue putting forth even the smallest of efforts to sustain your dreams. Don’t ever, ever, ever give up.” ~Richelle E. Goodrich~

Thursday, 19-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Kan; Universal Day – 26/8:

Love, faith and power are in the spotlight. It is a day that supports competence and leadership in all its forms. Power flows comes from opening your heart and putting love into action.

Ancient wisdom infuses you with the ability to teach, mentor and influence others today. It is a powerful day for coaching, and for working with teams.

Shadow: You can experience inner and outer chaos. The good news is that today’s energy also bestows the power to move forward even in the face of adversity.

Quote for the Day: We accept the love we think we deserve. ~Stephen Chbosky~

Friday, 20-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Keme; Universal Day – 27/9: Sun enters Gemini, 10:36A EDT.

Today is a time of harvesting the fruits of your past efforts. So, there can be a feeling that you are coming to the end of one phase. Things once left behind may come back around. Issues that you felt were resolved may come back up for review.

Your ability to “feel” the energies around you may seem stronger, including feeling the unity and connectedness of existence – in your body.

Shadow: You can feel unfocused. People can make unreasonable demands of you. Watch out for people who would take advantage of your good nature.

Quote for the Day: You must give to get. You must sow the seed, before you can reap the harvest. ~Scott Reed~

Saturday, 21-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Kej; Universal Day – 28/10: Full Moon in Sagittarius, 5:15P EDT. Armed Forces Day (U.S.)

Today’s energies make this an ideal day to break through any life conditioning that holds you back. It illuminates visions and urges you to act. Move forward!

This is not a day to hold onto things too tightly. Take joy in new beginnings. Today brings a balance between seeking answers and creating abundance by doing something practical.

Shadow: Today brings the potential for new things and a buoyant zest for life. But, the shadow can make you feel like you’ve reached a low point. You can feel bored, or envious of others.

Quote for the Day: Looking back isn’t going to help you. Moving forward is the thing you have to do. ~McKayla Maroney~

Sunday, 22-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Qanil; Universal Day – 29/11: Mercury goes Direct, 9:20A EDT. Lailatul Barat. Trinity Sunday. International Biological Diversity Day.

This is a good day for planting seeds, building something new, or emerging in some way into a larger sense of Self. This is a day to connect with your inner “seer,” so that you can learn to soar!

It is a powerful day for taking practical action because most anything you start today will be blessed with success. This includes new ventures as well as new relationships.

Shadow: Don’t let the shadow tell you that you are not good enough, capable enough or unloved. If you are shy, today helps you to break out of your shell. This can be a good thing, but also scary.

Quote for the Day: Life finds its purpose and fulfillment in the expansion of happiness. ~Maharishi Mahesh Yogi~

Monday, 23-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Toj; Universal Day – 30/3: Victoria Day (Canada).

The focus for today is on gratitude and release. The gratitude part is about remembering to give thanks for your many blessings. The release part is about letting go of any negativity in your life.

Letting go, releasing, and clearing away debts leads to liberation from the past so you can move forward in power.

Shadow: Things come back around today, particularly in relationships. This can be good, or not so good depending on the energy that you have put out into the world.

Quote for the Day: I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. ~Nelson Mandela~

Tuesday, 24-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Tzi; Universal Day – 31/4: National Brother Day (U.S.)

Today’s energy is about law, authority and justice. It reveals and supports the truth. This is the best day to take legal action, speak to authorities, and to ask for divine help in solving problems.

Today’s energy also activates your inner genius and the power of “seeing.” Try channeling your insights into practical action. Innovations can result.

You can more easily see next steps, making this a good planning day.

Shadow: Today may challenge you to create order in your life, or overcome obstacles. It can also bring fearfulness, fights and jealousy – and unanticipated surprises!

Quote for the Day: There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to the truth; not going all the way, and not starting. ~Buddha~

Wednesday, 25-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Batz; Universal Day – 32/5:

Batz is the archetypal energy that created Earth and Sky, and is the Creator of life and wisdom. It is about unity, and brings continuity with the past and a connection with the future.

Today is a good day to put things in order and do the planning required to begin a new project, venture or marriage. But, if possible, save the actual action phase until Mars goes direct on 29-June.

Shadow: Today highlights friendship. It is caring and also can be erotic. But, it can be a more emotional day than most. You can feel insecure, confused, and struggle to solve problems.

Quote for the Day: We all are so deeply interconnected. … Be kind and that will be reflected. The ripples of the kind heart are the highest blessings of the Universe. ~Amit Ray~

Thursday, 26-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 E; Universal Day – 33/6: Corpus Christi. Lag B’Omer.

Today’s energy highlights and strengthens your personal destiny. Pay attention. Today’s events will give you important clues to your best next steps and help you move beyond limitations.

Today’s events may boost your confidence. It is a good day to be with people, enter into negotiations, be a facilitator, record information, or work for the common good.

Shadow: You can push too hard. This can create imbalance. Alternately, you might also feel a strong desire to avoid important issues that need to be dealt with.

Quote for the Day: Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don’t always like. ~Lemony Snicket~

Friday, 27-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Aj; Universal Day – 34/7:

Today’s energy is about renewal and the fullness of life. It supports influence in social circles and the community, and can bring abundance.

Personal determination is strengthened today, helping you to achieve goals. But, don’t overdo it.

Divine grace rules the day and works behind the scenes on your behalf.

Shadow: People and relationships may need compassion today. Yet, today’s energy can make you more aggressive than normal. Back off the gas a bit. Practice patience.

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

Saturday, 28-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Ix; Universal Day – 35/8:

This is a day of strong natural forces, and the kind of feminine power that flows from the Earth Mother. It strengthens life force and intelligence, and supports the development of higher abilities.

This can be a very active day when you will feel alive and very much “on purpose.” It highlights competence and achievement, and favors leaders, guides, negotiators and entrepreneurs.

Shadow: It can be a day of upheaval, ordeals and conflict. Take care to avoid situations that are upsetting and people who are overbearing and difficult

Quote for the Day: Mother Nature is our teacher—reconnecting us with Spirit, waking us up and liberating our hearts. ~Sylvia Dolson~

Sunday, 29-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Tzikin; Universal Day – 36/9:

Today’s energy connects you with the web-of-life and puts you more in touch with your divine nature. Nurture your mind-body connection; it is the doorway to higher consciousness.

Psychic abilities are strengthened, but you won’t feel them unless you let go and allow the vital forces of your dreams to flow through you. If you are able to do this, you will defy gravity and fly!

Shadow: Today is about the flow of abundance into and through your life. But, inner fears can disempower you and block the flow. Let go of your inhibitions; let eagle energy help you soar!

Quote for the Day: The slower frequencies are dropping away to be replaced by the faster, higher, more refined frequencies that are part of the Energetic Evolution. ~Elaine Seiler~

Monday, 30-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Ajmaq; Universal Day – 37/10: Memorial Day.

New Beginnings and life changes are favored. It is a good day to bring something to completion or into full manifestation so that you can launch something new.

It is a day for creative minds and freethinkers. It supports seekers who search for meaning and understanding, cooperative teamwork, and also healers and healing touch.

Shadow: Forgiveness and reconciliation help you to clear the decks today so you can achieve desired goals and dreams. Watch that careless and irresponsible people don’t derail your plans.

Quote for the Day: If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living. ~Gail Sheehy~

Tuesday, 31-May:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Noj; Universal Day – 38/11: World No Tobacco Day.

Universal love and understanding give this day a limitless feel. Stretch out your mind and feeling nature, and you can link with the pure, indivisible energy of unity and the Buddhic Plane.

It is this energy that enlivens us to peer into the future, blaze new trails, and emancipate ourselves. Your actions today have the power to shape your future and influence collective outcomes.

Shadow: A good day to harmonize relationships & find clarity. Yet, it can also bring unpredictable change. You can feel excitable and anxious. Impulsive actions can cause poor decisions.

Quote for the Day: Who are you? Answer: you are who you are in this given moment. Label-less. Limitless. Remember that from this day forward. ~Connor Franta~

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