Daily Energies for June 2017


Thursday, 1-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Aqabal; Universal Day – 40/4: Shavuot Ends.

Today is pregnant with universal wisdom and the potential for expanded awareness. Its gift is the power of “seeing” what you normally may not be able to see. Will you accept it?

This is a good day for making decisions and for new beginnings. Mental abilities, creative intelligence and curiosity are all strengthened.

You can more easily attend to facts, figures and details today.

Shadow: This can be a hopeful, openhearted day that is good for letting go of past hurts, jealousies and resentments. Forgive yourself and others, and move on.

You might misjudge people today. You can also feel unsure of yourself. Don’t allow fear and emotional stress get the best of you.

Regarding health, lungs, kidneys and stomach are highlighted. Act responsibly.

Quote for the Day: Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever. ~Keri Russell~

Friday, 2-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Kat; Universal Day – 41/5: National Doughnut Day (U.S.). 

This is a wonderful day for networking. If you allow yourself to be still and quiet your mind, you will feel your energetic connections with everyone and everything more easily today.

Today favors mutual support. It is an excellent to work together in common cause for the good of your family and community and, by extension, the planet.

It is a day that may bring precognitive dreams and intuitive insights, so pay attention!

Shadow: Today’s shadow is about nets and entanglements that can catch you up in dramas and melodramas, and problems of your own making or created by destiny to teach you.

This is a good day to break from routine and be guided by intuition. That said, impulsiveness and recklessness can get you in trouble. Life may throw up roadblocks to hurdle.

Quote for the Day: We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep. ~William James~

Saturday, 3-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Kan; Universal Day – 42/6:

Today’s energy activates your inner fire and increases vitality. It is a day of emergence and discovery. It augments original ideas and provides the determination to make them tangible.

Stay flexible and keep an open mind. It is a good day to celebrate your sense of belonging by being with family, friends and community. Work to support shared goals.

Sexual energy, as a reflection of the kundalini life force, can be quite strong today.

Shadow: The positive aspect for today brings love and emotional warmth. The shadow can cause tense situations, trust issues and fights. Awkwardness and incompatibilities come to the surface.

People can be envious, controlling and irascible today. They may attempt to bulldoze right over you. Do your best to stay centered as you stand your ground.

Quote for the Day: Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman. ~Ludwig van Beethoven~

Sunday, 4-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Keme; Universal Day – 43/7: Pentecost.

Owl, the night eagle, brings a strong connection with spirit guides and ancient wisdom. This is the day of the mystic who seeks union with the Divine and a connection with All-That-Is.

You can best use today’s energy by following your inner guidance. Check in to see if you need to let something go, or need to make a course correction. New things are on the horizon.

Shadow: Intuition merges with practicality and detail-oriented drive, a powerful combination. But, it can create frustration and friction like the grinding of slightly misaligned gears.

People can either by stubborn and lazy, or be so focused on achieving goals that they don’t know when to stop. Choose a middle path.

Issues with The heart are highlighted today.

Quote for the Day: Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelieve, in denying them. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

Monday, 5-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Kej; Universal Day – 44/8: World Environment Day.

Today is about movement, harmony and the potential for new things. Today’s energy is forceful and powerful, and helps you to move forward with projects, relationships and life.

Sensitive leaders and defenders of the people are favored today. This is a good day to find fulfilling work, find a good/better job.

The Egyptian God Thoth, said to be the inventor of writing, is one of the symbols for today’s energy. As you might imagine, it is a good day for writers.

Shadow: You may feel overly responsible for people and things. Yet, people may deceive you today. Think twice before acting. You may be overstepping your boundaries.

Avoid conflict. You may be able to defend someone else but have trouble sticking up for yourself. Frustration and even heartache can result if you get sucked into the turmoil.

Quote for the Day: The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good. ~Brian Tracy~

Tuesday, 6-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Qanil; Universal Day – 18: Month 7 Begins.

This is a day for co-creative partnerships. It is a good day of good beginnings. If you have been thinking of starting something new, or starting something again, this is your day.

Today also bolsters your personal determination, making this an especially good day to make a start, explore or learn something new, or achieve most any goals you set out for yourself.

Shadow: This can be a day for camaraderie, and even romance. But the shadow can spark confusion and difficulties in communication. Your energy reserves can be low.

Make sure you know when to stop and take a rest when you need it. Choose to take some personal space and recharge your batteries instead of keeping your nose to the grindstone.

Quote for the Day: A hard beginning maketh a good ending. ~John Heywood, 1497-1583~

Wednesday, 7-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Toj; Universal Day – 19:

Consider this to be a day of liberation from the past. It is a favorable day to clear away debts, financial and emotional. Ask your spirit helpers to free you from whatever still holds you back.

It is important today to take time to practice gratitude and give thanks for all of the blessings and benefits that you have received in your life. This clears the way for you to receive more.

This is also an excellent day to seek compromise and make agreements.

Shadow: This is the day of the Sacred Fire that gives the power of transforming negative energies. But, its energy can make people aggressive, possessive and mentally unstable.

You can feel more restless than normal, and prone to act out or disobey the “rules.” Unexpressed fears can come to the surface to be recognized and processed.

Quote for the Day: Those who do not move, do not notice their chains. ~Rosa Luxemburg~

Thursday, 8-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Tzi; Universal Day – 20: World Ocean’s Day. National Best Friend’s Day (U.S.).

This is a day to focus on the home and community. Its energy helps you to cultivate love and strengthens your sense of belonging. Fair-mindedness is favored today.

Meet issues head-on today and even with audacity, but filter your words and actions through love. It is a good day to work as a team and let common purpose be your guide.

Shadow: Today’s energy is about the law, justice, fidelity and order. The positive aspect is about avoiding drastic actions and eliminating authoritarianism.

The shadow will have you chafing at working together. Indeed people may only look out for themselves. Watch out for those who would manipulate you for their own selfish motives.

Quote for the Day: In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. ~Kahlil Gibran~

Friday, 9-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Batz; Universal Day – 21:

Today’s energy represents the Creator of Life, Destiny and the thread of time. Most anything you choose to do in earnest will meet with success. So, have the audacity to take a chance!

This is a day for the “Light-Bearers.” It opens wide the gate to Higher Guidance. Take advantage of this.

This is one of the best days in the year for marriage. By extension, any new partnerships are favored. It is an auspicious day for making accords and alliances.

Shadow: If the shadow has caught hold of you, it can cause you to feel baffled, apprehensive and afraid. It can seem that you have no good choices. It can bring a crisis of faith.

You can be quite insecure today, and struggle to solve your own problems. Reach out to friends and family. Let someone help.

Quote for the Day: Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. ~Helen Keller~

Saturday, 10-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 E; Universal Day – 22:

This is a powerful day for taking practical action. The energy that causes atoms and molecules to come together and cohere as matter in 3-D reality ripples through the day.

This is a potent day to manifest dreams, desires and goals; a good day for communication, negotiations or signing contracts. Your reach should exceed your grasp today.

Today is also a wonderful day to travel, a good time to begin a trip whether long or short.

Shadow: The shadow aspect of today’s grounded energy can bring an unexpected loss of balance. You can feel a little loopy. You may also feel unguided, unprepared and undecided.

Steer clear of manipulative people, and watch out for hucksters or people who might attempt to deceive you. Unhappily, partners may be more prone towards infidelity today.

Quote for the Day: Dream more than others think practical. ~Howard Schultz~

Sunday, 11-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Aj; Universal Day – 23/5: Trinity Sunday.

This is a day of inspiration, and a day for creativity and expression. But, if today were your coloring book, you would have a hard time coloring inside the lines. Let that be okay!

It is not a day for following routines or rules that feel confining. Rather, be spontaneous!

Be with friends, take a short trip to somewhere that fills your heart, do something to renew your spirit and expand your horizons. Have some fun. Let your inner child out to play!

Shadow: Give yourself and others some slack, and an extra dose of understanding. Quarrels are part of today’s shadow. Be aware.

Relationship tensions can arise. Uncomfortable issues, like little pop quizzes, may need to be dealt with. Nurture friendships, and spend extra time with spouses and loved ones.

Quote for the Day: The imagination needs moodling – long, inefficient, happy idling, dawdling and puttering ~Brenda Ueland~

Monday, 12-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Ix; Universal Day – 24/6:

This is a day of discovery, inner learning and, possibly, one of high magic. This may include inter-dimensional journeys (Beam me up!), and telepathic communication.

There is an earthy, feminine and powerful jaguar energy underlying the day. It is the day of the shaman, a day of when higher intelligence and healing power is more readily available.

Get quiet, “tune in,” and allow this energy to rejuvenate you, bring life into balance, and help you solve any problems you may have.

Shadow: Today’s shadow can bring imbalance, oversensitivity and mutual distrust. Insecurity can have you avoiding responsibilities and walking away from decisions that need to be made.

On the other hand, people can be angry, quick-tempered and very competitive. Think before speaking or acting. Thoughtless actions today can hurt others and ricochet back to you.

Quote for the Day: Children see magic because they look for it. ~Christopher Moore~

Tuesday, 13-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Tzikin; Universal Day – 25/7:

Today’s energy strengthens intuitive wisdom, visions and dreamtime revelations.

It is a day of opposing energies. On one hand, today is about flow and fluidity, prosperity and joy for all the richness and treasures the earth provides.

On the other hand, today ramps up mental energy, personal initiative and drive, and the linear, logical abilities to analyze and control outcomes.

Combined, these two energies can result in “moonshot” thinking: the ability to get way outside the box, and then promote your new ideas.

Shadow: Today can enhance your memory, but the shadow can cause you to be forgetful.

The opposing energies can be difficult to integrate. You will feel it if this happens. It can look like being fussy, irritable and unreasonable. You can end up pushing other people’s buttons.

Quote for the Day: Belief systems thrive in circumstances of collision. They are energized by their opposites. ~James P. Carse~

Wednesday, 14-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Ajmaq Universal Day – 26/8: Flag Day (U.S.).

Today can fire up your life force, and increase your desire to act. It can bestow a sense of aliveness and wakefulness that urges you to push the limits and expand your boundaries.

If you want to do something really positive today, look for teaching moments, ways to cooperate with and care for friend, or opportunities to stand up for someone who needs help.

Today’s Medicine Animal is the vulture, the “clean-up eagle.” It is a good day to cure illnesses, give and receive forgiveness, seek justice and achieve greater harmony with Mother Earth.

Shadow: The positive aspect for today can help you feel strong, but the shadow can have you feeling weak and maybe even abandoned.

The world can seem to be caught up in a swirl of chaos and you may be tempted to feel as though things are desperate. If so, take a breath. It’s not as bad as you might imagine.

Quote for the Day: Choose thoughts that give you the emotions of being alive and excited about life. ~Bryant McGill~

Thursday, 15-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Noj; Universal Day – 27/9: Corpus Christi Day.

Today’s energy merges the mystic’s quest for oneness, knowledge and truth with physical awareness and body-knowing. It gives you the power to believe in your dreams.

Today also brings a strong connection with grounded creativity that can be used in practical ways to achieve something tangible and lasting.

Today’s energy also generally brings good luck. It is a good day to socialize.

Shadow: A wise person once said, make sure your brain is engaged before you put your mouth in gear. That might be a mantra for today when “extreme honesty” can hurt others.

Today bestows a stronger empathic connection with others. You may have difficulty knowing where you stop and others begin. … Watch out for hustlers and scam artists.

Quote for the Day: Diligence is the mother of good luck. ~Benjamin Franklin~

Friday, 16-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Tijax; Universal Day – 28/10:

Today’s energy helps to sharpen the intellect and help you see things more clearly. It is a wonderful day to find answers, see your next steps, and make a plan for the future.

It is also a good day to begin something new, achieve practical goals, and work with finances. If you know of something that is holding you back, this is a good day to let it go.

Shadow: Today’s shadow is about duality, so you can experience emotional highs and lows. But, today also brings strength, courage and energy to overcome obstacles.

Today can bring boredom, laxity and envy. It may also manifest as a complaining spirit. Resist any temptation to point a finger at someone else. The finger may be pointed at you next!

Quote for the Day: Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed. ~Indra Devi~

Saturday, 17-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Kawoq; Universal Day – 29/11:

Today is a high-energy, active period during which you are likely to receive new insights, visions, and guidance, and have the opportunity to work with inspiration on a practical level.

This is a day of manifestation. It is an auspicious time to focus your intention and attention to manifest your needs and desires, including creating an increased level of prosperity.

This is a good time for cooperative ventures. You can connect with collective emotional knowledge and more easily pull a group together behind a vision or single purpose.

Shadow: Today’s challenge may be dealing with sudden changes and unexpected events. At times, it can also feel like being plugged into an electric socket.

You might possibly feel overwhelmed by an unexpected shift in the course of your life. It can bring up an underlying fear of change, and/or a sense of psychic and emotional overload.

Quote for the Day: Making a dream into reality begins with what you have, not with what you are waiting on. ~T.F. Hodge~

Sunday, 18-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Ajpu; Universal Day – 30/3: Father’s Day.

This is a good day to plan for the future. Today’s energy is symbolized by the diviner and soothsayer. It brings clarity and the opportunity to attain greater certainty and security.

This can be an upbeat day of change, growth and expanding prospects. Greater self-actualization, expression and sociability can be the result.

Shadow: Anger and guilt may rise to the surface, and this can result in distrust, resentment and mood swings. Passive-aggressiveness is also part of today’s shadow.

Some people may feel overly self-confident. In general, people may not take kindly to being corrected today, and will more easily be insulted by criticism.

Quote for the Day: Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality. ~Malala Yousafzai~

Monday, 19-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Imox; Universal Day – 31/4: Juneteenth.

“Juneteenth” or Freedom Day is a holiday that commemorates the abolition of slavery in Texas on this day in 1865 and, more generally, the abolition of slavery across the U.S.

Today’s energy activates the left hemisphere of the brain and the limbic system. It puts the mind into a receptive mode that allows you to connect more readily with Higher Realms.

It is a day that favors healers and visionaries, and increasing internal powers. It is a good day to for changes or adapting to shifting circumstances. Do your best to stay pliable.

Shadow: The dark side is about being fearful and off-balance, feeling jealousy, making mistakes, being mule-headed and stubborn and having arguments and fights.

If you get bored easily, or have difficulty making decisions, it is likely because of today’s shadow energy.

Quote for the Day: Every man [and woman] is a divinity in disguise, a god playing the fool. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

[… Painting: “Cosmic Christ” by Alex Grey …]

Tuesday, 20-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Iq; Universal Day – 32/5: World Refugee Day.

If you’ve been feeling a need to renew and rejuvenate yourself, a relationship, or your work, this is your day! Work with new ideas that foster creativity and help you see things differently.

Today’s energy is symbolized by the Spirit of the Wind that pushes you along your path. Ask for beneficial winds to awaken your intuition, nourish your mind, and purify your actions.

No matter how much you attempt to be “in control” today, your destination today is really up to Spirit working through you. Greater understanding is likely to be a result of today’s journey.

Shadow: Today brings the power to create and encourage, but your own karma might get in the way. This can have you feeling fragile and confused, and acquiescing to life’s challenges.

Sudden shifts are possible that take you unawares and throw you off-balance so you have a difficult time finding your feet again. If this happens, wait for the energy to shift tomorrow.

Quote for the Day: Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it. ~Winston Churchill~

Wednesday, 21-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Aqabal; Universal Day – 33/6: Summer Solstice. International Yogi Day.

Today is about Dawn and opportunity through change. It is also about balancing opposing yet harmonious energies, and being able to hold a dynamic equilibrium between them.

You can use this energy to add success to new projects, initiatives and undertakings. What have you been yearning to begin? This is the day to start! Whatever you begin gets a boost.

Today favors sons and daughters and anything in early stages of development. Nurture relationships today. Reach out to help a friend or family member.

Shadow: You can get too serious today. If you do, you may “augur in, lose perspective and be unable to see the forest for the trees. So, don’t forget to take yourself.

Alternately, you can find yourself avoiding important issues that need to get done. Most of us have felt this, for sure. But, today resistance may border on being irresponsible.

Quote for the Day: Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close. ~John Ruskin~

Thursday, 22-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Kat; Universal Day – 34/7: Lailatul Qadr.

Your Life Path is an important focus for today. Take some time to examine where you are on your path, where you have come from, and where you hope to go. Take action accordingly.

This is a wonderful day to unravel problems, learn something new, or prepare for the future. Today’s energy helps you to clear any negativity and eliminate bad influences.

Life energy and personal drive and determination can be strong today. This can be the fuel you need to achieve goals, initiate new projects, and promote yourself (in a good way).

Shadow: Healing energy is strong today. It can help your heal yourself and others – and your relationships. That said, the shadow can bring irritability, divisiveness, and broken hearts.

The deep shadow is life-denying It can cause a sense of purposelessness, psychic distress and confusion. In this space, you can feel inadequate, inferior and unworthy. Let it go.

Quote for the Day: No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. ~Buddha~

Friday, 23-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Kan; Universal Day – 35/8: International Widow’s Day.

Tiger energy makes this a powerful day for increasing your physical strength and adding fuel to your inner fire. This is also a great day to increase your level of prosperity.

It is a day for miracles. Pay attention! And remember, there is no level of difficulty between large or small miracles. One is as easy as the other.

You can effectively use the energy of today in social work or on behalf of the community. It bestows an ability for people to work with each other in harmony.

Shadow: If you are out of balance today, you can feel unfocused, unusual or just plain “weird.” Sometimes, today’s energy can drag along turmoil and chaos in its wake.

People can be opportunistic, critical and controlling – and envious, as well. Avoid speaking ill of others – even if they speak ill of you.

Quote for the Day: Quote for the Day: Believe in your heart that you’re meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles. ~Roy T. Bennett~

Saturday, 24-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Keme; Universal Day – 36/9: Ramadan Ends. St. John the Baptist’s Day.

Listen to your inner guidance, set an intention, and then allow events to unfold naturally rather than pushing to “make” them happen. Enjoy life; live each moment today with gusto.

Today’s energy is feminine, earthy and grounded. It is a good day for people with astrological earth signs, and especially for Virgos.

The creative energy of blooming and connection are underlying potentials. As you blossom, you may be taking a step upward on the spiral of life. It’s a good day to tie up loose ends.

Shadow: Destiny and dreams may pull you forward unless you are caught in the shadow, then you can feel misguided and even foolhardy.

People who are brash, egoistic and dogmatic may cross your path. Those with a natural tendency to be “hard-asses” can be on parade. Give them a wide berth, and move on.

Quote for the Day: Today is life – the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. … Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto. ~Dale Carnegie~

Sunday, 25-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Kej; Universal Day – 37/10: Eid al Fitr.

Ganesha, remover of obstacles and the energy of beginnings, is an active force to help you on your path. What will you set in motion today? What life changes will you make?

Today’s energy brings the promise of awakening and the potential for metanoia: a shift in mindset or a transformative change in heart. Lord knows, we could use this collectively.

Today’s energy is calming and harmonious, helping people to be more outgoing and sensitive. You can better offer counsel to family, friends and clients. Your influence is magnified.

Shadow: What lies in the shadow is often the opposite of the positive aspects. So, today you may feel inhibited, mislead and unseen. Unanticipated roadblocks may slow your progress.

Whereas the positive energy bestows harmony, the shadow can unbalance you. It can also bring anguish and calamity. If this happens, take personal space. Get quiet. Find your center.

Quote for the Day: When one realizes one is asleep, at that moment one is already half-awake. ~P.D. Ouspensky~

Monday, 26-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Qanil; Universal Day – 38/11:

Today’s energy strengthens internal seeing, intuitive consciousness and mystical experience. Insights may come unexpectedly in flashes, epiphanies and eureka moments.

This is a powerful day for planting seeds for future harvests and rewards. Reach out to others, nurture relationships, and work toward shared goals.

This is a day of continuity with the past, and hope for the future. Your actions today can more easily shape events, influence outcomes and create future prosperity.

Shadow: The energy is very high, and you will very likely feel it. It can bring unpredictable change, or cause you be excitable. Communication difficulties may occur.

Think carefully before acting. This is not a day to be naughty. Bad judgment is one of today’s shadow qualities. Adversity and negativity can result from reckless actions.

Quote for the Day: The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises. ~Leo Buscaglia~

Tuesday, 27-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Toj; Universal Day – 39/12:

This is the day of the sacred fire, the day of the Thunder Callers, a day of initiation. It creates potential possibilities and brings liberation from negativity. But, courage may be required.

What are your dreams? The bigger the dream the better! It is a day for innovation, invention, and new directions. It is a day to inspire others, coordinate efforts, and achieve desired goals.

Mass awakening is possible today. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if all those who are still asleep would wake up, and those who are awake would realize it? Maybe this is the day!

Shadow: This is a day to take a risk and hurdle obstacles on your path. But, it can bring trials. Forward progress may not be easy and you can more easily get caught in self-doubt.

People can be aggressive, possessive, short-sighted, manipulative and controlling today. Call on spiritual help to stay balanced and clear negativity.

Quote for the Day: Every initiation reaches a point of crisis, by design. If it was easy to let go of the old way, there would be no need for initiation. We’d seat easily into new wisdom. ~S. Kelley Harrell~

Wednesday, 28-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Tzi; Universal Day – 40/4:

Work is worship, and that to which we choose to give our attention and effort is a prayer. Seen rightly, your work is a vehicle to ascend to the next higher level of responsibility and service.

Your mind is strengthened today. It is a good day to sift through facts, analyze options, make decisions and solve problems.

Today’s energy brings truth to the surface. This is the best day to push up against conventional limits, pursue legal issues, and ask that justice be done.

Shadow: Some people may not play by the rules, or play well with others today. These people may attempt to run up your back with track spikes to get their own way. Take care!

Trouble may be hiding just behind that tree, waiting to pounce! Jealousy, possessiveness and misjudgment can lead to romantic problems today, like rejection or feeling unloved.

Quote for the Day: here’s always another level up. There’s always another ascension. More grace, more light, more generosity, more compassion, more to shed, more to grow. ~Elizabeth Gilbert~

Thursday, 29-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Batz; Universal Day – 41/5: St. Peter’s Day.

Today is the about the start of new things, or something being revealed. Harmony and a sustainable freedom is the end result. Discipline, effort and patience are your tools.

This can be quite a creative day. Its energy can bring things to life in a cornucopia of bountiful blessings. Tap intuition for new ideas, but then develop them in a practical way.

Archangel Raphael, the angel of healing, symbolizes today’s energy, bringing an emotional connection with the Divine and compassion to anyone who is struggling.

Shadow: This can be a marvelously upbeat day. Yet, the shadow can have you feeling as if you are caught up in a swirl of chaos and melodrama, and forgotten by friends and family.

Insecurities can cause you to struggle with solving your own problems. Instead of powering through, first call on the guidance and help of your angels and spirit guides.

Quote for the Day: Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes. ~Roy T. Bennett~

Friday, 30-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 E; Universal Day – 42/6:

Whatever personal or collective issues are churning the waters, today’s underlying energy says, “Breathe. Relax. All is unfolding according to plan, and all is right with the world.”

Your connection with the collective consciousness may be quite strong today. It is a good day to collaborate with others and strengthen social ties in your sphere of influence.

Communications are favored today. Accordingly, this is one of the best days to begin any kind of negotiation, or to sign a contract. It is also a wonderful day to start a trip.

Shadow: You can feel oversensitive today, perhaps because of the connection with what is happening in the mass consciousness. Oversensitivity can lead to avoidance and indecision.

People may be more aggressive than usual. Impatience is one of today’s shadow qualities. Negative relationships and misunderstandings can breed duplicity and mistrust.

Quote for the Day: The lark’s on the wing; the snail’s on the thorn; God’s in his Heaven; all’s right with the world. ~Robert Browning~

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Daily Readings & Quotes for June 2016

Mystic Light

Wednesday, 1-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Tijax; Universal Day – 39/12:

Merkabah energy opens a channel for illumination and helps you tune into the higher realms. It’s a good day to start or deepen your meditation practice.

This energy also helps you through the day. Use it to make good decisions, solve difficult problems, and heal even serious illnesses. It can also give your social life a boost!

Take risks today. Expand beyond your perceived limits.

Shadow: Today’s energy is explosive and can fuel violence. Avoid arguments. … Today can bring trials that cause you to feel inept and dejected.

Quote for the Day: Give light and people will find the way. ~Ella Baker~

Thursday, 2-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Kawoq; Universal Day – 40/4:

Today brings blessings and energizes your light-body. Let yourself shine in all you do at work and in the community, and especially in your home with loved ones.

This is the day of the “Father.”

There is a practical energy to the day that strengthens reason and brings capability. You can use this to make decisions and get lots of practical things accomplished.

Shadow: The positive side of today brings cohesion, but the shadow can cause people to be more competitive than is normal. You can feel fearful and unsure of yourself.

Quote for the Day: Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. ~Rabindranath Tagore~

Friday, 3-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Ajpu; Universal Day – 41/5:

Today’s “Goddess energy” can bring harmony, patience and endurance – and clarity of mind. It’s a good day to find the answers you seek.

This can be a light-hearted, fast-paced day. Its energy gives a boost to psychic abilities. Important information may come to you unbidden, and in a flash of insight!

Shadow: You can feel stuck, tangled up in the web of life, and a slave to the people and events that swirl around you. Have faith. Things will change for the better.

Quote for the Day: With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things. ~William Wordsworth~

Saturday, 4-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Imox; Universal Day – 42/6: New Moon in Gemini, 11 PM EDT.

Your mind is in a receptive mode today and open to fresh information. Especially with the New Moon in Gemini, this is a day to benefit from intuitive insights, and new ideas.

This is a good day to be with people, and collaborate on shared perceptions. When someone speaks, do your best to listen and understand what is important.

Today’s energy can help you manage change and bring balance to disorder.

Shadow: Today can also bring a sudden awakening and unexpected shifts in life events. Misunderstanding and distrust may occur. You may feel like avoiding decisions.

Quote for the Day: The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones. ~John Maynard Keynes~

Sunday, 5-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Iq; Universal Day – 43/7:

Hummingbird — who is fast, can hover in place, and even fly backwards — represents today’s energy. It is a good day for dreamers, innovators, and making discoveries.

You can be more adaptable than normal today, making this a good day for renewal, growth and healing.

Learn something new today, and do something practical with the new information.

Shadow: There is a natural connection with the mass consciousness that can cause you to feel overloaded, overwhelmed, and frustrated. Take time to get yourself centered.

Quote for the Day: There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or unfamiliar is to be afraid of life. ~Theodore Roosevelt~

Monday, 6-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Aqabal; Universal Day – 17: Month 7 Begins. Ramadan Begins.

Be fearless today! Dare to do what you really desire, what is really important. If you have a project that you want to succeed, take a major step to move it forward.

Today supports new things. It helps to give you courage and the strength to solve problems. Remember, sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of courage to change your life.

Shadow: This is a day of transformation, but its high energy can cause you to be rebellious. If you push too far beyond the boundaries today, it will have consequences.

Quote for the Day: What matters is how quickly you do what your soul directs ~Rumi~

Tuesday, 7-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Kat; Universal Day – 18:

Today brings an awakening impulse. Seeds of hope are beginning to grow inside of you. Something whispers in your ear, “Are you ready to let go of what holds you back?”

It is a day of elemental power. You can use it to attract greater abundance, unravel problems, eliminate negative influences, and to heal emotional or romantic problems.

Shadow: You can get tangled up in a web of your own making today, and harmed by your own actions. The good news is that you also have what it takes to break free.

Quote for the Day: Be empty of worrying. … Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open? ~Rumi~

Wednesday, 8-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Kan; Universal Day – 19: World Oceans Day.

Today is about forward movement. Its energy provides strength and increases intelligence, a powerful combination for accomplishing goals and solving problems.

Get into motion and do something! This is NOT a day for sitting idle or being a couch potato. Make some decisions, take practical action, and get on with life!

Decision-makers, public officials and keepers of the public trust are in the spotlight.

Shadow: On a high-energy day like today, people can be irritable, opportunistic, proud, spoiled, envious and overly critical and controlling.

Quote for the Day: If you can’t fly, run. If you can’t run, walk. If you can’t walk, crawl. But by all means, keep moving. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. ~

Thursday, 9-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Keme; Universal Day – 20:

You are strongly connected with the ancestors and your family lineage today. If you allow it, they will guide you. Ask the ancestors for help, listen for the answers, and pay attention to the magical signs that occur throughout the day.

This is a day when destiny and fate are active. Let these forces pull you forward today.

Shadow: You are stuck in the shadow energy if you doubt yourself, or feel a little helpless and alone. Remember to call on the ancestors. … And stay away from the blame game.

Quote for the Day: When we know about our ancestors, when we sense them as living and as supporting us, then we feel connected to the genetic life-stream, and we draw strength and nourishment from this. ~Phillip Carr-Gomm~

Friday, 10-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Kej; Universal Day – 21:

You know that thing you’ve been putting off because you are a little unsure about it? Well, this is the day to strap on your courage, and have the audacity to make the leap.

Today’s energy is about forward movement and balance. It bestows confidence and harmony. It is a good day to find a new job or improve your current one.

Shadow: If you find yourself out of balance and apprehensive or afraid, spending some time in nature, or in your garden, will help you to find your center again.

Quote for the Day: Take a leap of faith. … Believe in yourself. And believe that there is a loving Source – a Sower of Dreams – just waiting to be asked to help you make your dreams come true. ~Sarah Ban Breathnach~

Saturday, 11-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Qanil; Universal Day – 22:

Put your love in service to the greater whole. Almost anything that you begin today will have a greater potential for success – especially if it serves others in some way.

Today’s energy combines a grounded practicality with the ability to receive inspiration and inspire others. It is the energy to give shape to ideas, and to reach for success that is currently beyond your grasp.

Shadow: Today’s shadow is deep for those who act to cause divisiveness and separation. It can cause myopia, highlight deficiencies and aggravate maladies.

Quote for the Day: Your own self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world. ~Ramana Maharshi~

Sunday, 12-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Toj; Universal Day – 23/5: Shavuot Begins.

Common cause and the community good are in the spotlight again. Doing something to support your community or help a friend puts you in synch with today’s energy.

Today helps you to remember to relax and realize the limitless supply that is your birthright. It is a very creative energy that also supports mental flexibility.

Shadow: You can feel tired and stuck today, or you can be impulsive and reckless. Use today to let go of fear and negativity of any kind. Free yourself from old habits that no longer serve you.

Quote for the Day: The key to your limitlessness is for you to recognize that you have the choice to change. ~Réné Gaudette~

Monday, 13-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Tzi; Universal Day – 24/6: Shavuot Ends. Neptune goes Retrograde in Pisces, 4:42P EDT.

As Neptune goes retrograde (13-June – 20-November), your emotional sensitivity and intuitive receptivity become more acute.

This is a good day to be with people: to connect, share what you know, find teaching moments, or to be an advocate for someone who needs your help.

It is a powerful day to make changes, mend what is broken, let go of resentments, find forgiveness and reconcile with someone.

Shadow: Today’s energy can activate addictive personalities, and cause cynicism and moodiness. You can be a bit short-sighted, so check things twice. Take care not to get scammed.

Quote for the Day: Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach. ~Aristotle~

Tuesday, 14-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Batz; Universal Day – 25/7: Flag Day (U.S.).

Today’s energy is symbolized by the Mystic, and the urge toward “oneness.” June brides will find this is an ideal day for marriage. Its energy can help partnerships of all kinds.

It is a good day to put things in order and start planning your next steps. It can be a good day to set goals, start new projects, and test out new ideas.

Shadow: You may feel energized to accomplish tasks. Take care not to be overzealous. It can be off-putting to others, and you can feel burned out at the end of the day.

People can be bitchy and easily irritated today. Trust issues can arise.

Quote for the Day: Of all the myriad ways we define love, there is perhaps none more honest and powerful than this: Great love is rooted in great partnership. ~Sarah MacLean~

Wednesday, 15-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 E; Universal Day – 26/8:

This is a day to get into action and focus on the practical aspects of life. Pursuing your goals with the right use of willpower brings successful outcomes and good fortune.

Today’s energy rewards independent thinking, a pioneering spirit, and leap-frog ideas that push the envelope. Be open to unexpected insights that feed your imagination.

Shadow: You can feel energized, alive and romantic today. The shadow energy can feel just the opposite, bringing heartache and despair. You can feel weak, incapable and invisible.

Quote for the Day: Do stuff. Be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. ~Susan Sontag~

Thursday, 16-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Aj; Universal Day – 27/9:

Today’s energy brings the harvest of past efforts and a sense of renewal. You may also feel as though you are being pulled forward by the force of your personal destiny.

Today is about foundations: either building new ones, or finding out where the cracks are in the current ones. Things come back around to be processed and then released.

Shadow: The day can bring all kinds of drama that work against today’s innate drive for connection. Giving something back in gratitude for your blessings will help.

Quote for the Day: You cannot build a dream on a foundation of sand. To weather the test of storms, it must be cemented in the heart with uncompromising conviction. ~T.F. Hodge~

Friday, 17-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Ix; Universal Day – 28/10:

This is a day for outcomes and new beginnings; for bringing something to completion, and beginning something new that will take you in a slightly different direction.

Today brings clarity and certainty. Use it to gain understanding, make decisions, and put plans into action. You can hurdle obstacles and move forward more easily today.

Shadow: Worry can have you feeling tangled up and energetically blocked. Movement will help: walk, run, exercise, dance, jump up and down, do yoga, but move your body!

Quote for the Day: The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination. ~Carl Rogers~

Saturday, 18-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 5 Tzikin; Universal Day – 29/11:

This is a high-energy day during which you may receive new insights or inner guidance, and have the opportunity to work with inspiration on a practical level.

This is an active day, and it can be full of surprises. Stay flexible. Combine today’s energy with a focused intention and you can more easily manifest your needs and desires.

Shadow: This is the kind of day that can drag you over the cliff, kicking and screaming, just to show you that you can fly. If that happens, spread your wings and enjoy the flight!

Quote for the Day: Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment. ~Robert Collier~

Sunday, 19-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 6 Ajmaq; Universal Day – 30/3: Father’s Day.

This is a good day to socialize. Its energy strengthens any talents you have for mixing and mingling with all types of people. It is also a wonderful day for romance and falling in love.

It is the best day for forgiving yourself and others, and for mending broken relationships. The caveat is this: you have to make the attempt to reconcile differences.

Shadow: You can fall in love quite easily today – with people, but also with material things like cars, clothes, gadgets, and so on. Think twice before making a commitment.

Quote for the Day: We are all one – or at least we should be – and it is our job, our duty, and our great challenge to fight the voices of division and seek the salve of reconciliation. ~Roy Barnes~

Monday, 20-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 7 Noj; Universal Day – 31/4: Full Moon in Sagittarius (29º 32’), 7:02A EDT. Summer Solstice, Sun enters Cancer 6:34P EDT. World Refugee Day.

Today’s Wolf energy is about knowledge, wisdom and telepathy. This day is for teaching one another, and understanding that we all walk together. Nobody goes in front. Nobody is more special than another.

Use today’s energy to see your next steps, to contribute ideas, and make practical decisions.

Artists, explorers, discoverers, and scientists are favored – people who can enter other dimensions, and see the future.

Shadow: People can lack self-awareness today, and can hurt others with extreme honesty. Remember, you can say almost anything to someone if you do it with love.

Quote for the Day: Almost nothing need be said when you have eyes. ~Tarjei Vesaas~

Tuesday, 21-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 8 Tijax; Universal Day – 32/5: International Yoga Day.

Today is likely to be fast-paced day and, maybe, intense. The good thing is that it brings optimism, and is a very good day for solving problems and overcoming difficulties.

You may feel more energetic than normal. It enhances capability, and healing abilities. If you are facing any health challenges, this is a good day to see a doctor or healer.

Shadow: It’s a good day to be with friends, but resist an urge to take on problems that are not yours. Instead, let go of that stuff, and any other old baggage that you are still carrying.

Quote for the Day: Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. ~Helen Keller~

Wednesday, 22-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 9 Kawoq; Universal Day – 33/6:

Today is about finding your special place in the world, and feeling a sense of belonging.

This is one of the most powerful days of the year to focus on the well-being of your family. It is the best day to settle any family disputes or work out financial issues.

It is a day for awakeners, influencers, trendsetters, and original ideas.

Shadow: Today’s energy can bring misunderstanding and distrust. Deal with issues that are yours to solve, but resist any temptation to get involved where you don’t belong.

Quote for the Day: Home is a notion that only nations of the homeless fully appreciate and only the uprooted comprehend.” ~Wallace Stegner~

Thursday, 23-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 10 Ajpu; Universal Day – 34/7:

Today’s energy brings renewed drive and personal determination, and the strength to overcome obstacles. It is the energy of the spiritual warrior. It can bring answers and give you greater certainty on both material and spiritual levels.

It favors musicians, dancers, writers and poets, singers, sculptors and wood carvers.

Shadow: You can attempt to accomplish too much today. Alternately, and more short-tempered than normal.

Quote for the Day: Someone once sent me a wonderful postcard. It said: ‘Knock hard. Life is Deaf.’ ~Arnold Wesker~

Friday, 24-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 11 Imox; Universal Day – 35/8: St. John the Baptist Day.

Today’s energy opens a doorway for you. Your psyche is very active and receptive. Lots of information is coming in at unconscious levels. Tune in and pay attention!

You may feel added power and energy today, helping you to take action. Your ability to speak and work with others is strengthened.

You can use today’s energies to manifest greater abundance.

Shadow: Guard against a lack of focus. Be prepared for the unusual. Today activates anger issues and mental disorders. Watch out for unbalanced people on your path.

Quote for the Day: My friend … care for your psyche … know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves ~Socrates~

Saturday, 25-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 12 Iq; Universal Day – 36/9:

The Breath of Life moves through you, strengthening your Divine Nature and bringing an acceleration of consciousness. You may experience it like a spiritual rebirth or a feeling of grace.

There is a drive for wholeness that makes this a good day for group learning and shared visions. It is a day for building a foundation to support your dreams; a day for labors of love.

Shadow: You may feel dispirited by chronic problems and personal challenges. Inner fears can derail you. Think outside the box; the solution may lie in taking a prudent risk.

Quote for the Day: A rebirth out of spiritual adversity causes us to become new creatures. ~James E. Faust~

Sunday, 26-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 13 Aqabal; Universal Day – 37/10:

Approach today’s activities as elements of a sacred ceremony that is bring you a new awakening. Notice the meaningful synchronicities that occur today as signs for you.

Something new is beginning that is helping you to take a step up in responsibility and service. You may find yourself on a quest for new knowledge and deeper meaning.

This is also a good day for romance, and can add spice to relationships.

Shadow: You can feel adrift today. Periods of silence may be important to help you stay balanced and positive. Today’s energy can affect the adrenal glands and kidneys.

Quote for the Day: This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. ~Rumi~

Monday, 27-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 1 Kat; Universal Day – 38/11:

Today is about putting ideas and inspiration into action, and living up to your true potential. Do something today to help someone.

Today’s energy supports embryonic, new projects and dealings with clients. It is a wonderful day to reach out to others, especially one-on-one and face-to-face.

Let go of outdated things today (technologies, attitudes, mindsets).

Shadow: Watch out for people that nag at you in an annoying way. Make sure you think things through today or else you can make blunders and things can go haywire.

Quote for the Day: Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential. ~Ashley Smith~

Tuesday, 28-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 2 Kan; Universal Day – 39/12:

Today’s energy acts like a gateway that opens a clear channel for illumination, bringing in original thoughts and a feeling of wakefulness. How wonderful!

It is a good day for action. Taking sensible risks today bring rewards. Do your best to stay grounded, composed and alert, even if events around you become unsettled.

Women and women’s issues are in the spotlight today.

Shadow: Today’s energy deals, in part, with your ability to digest and integrate events. Squabbles may erupt suddenly. There can also be issues with the stomach and intestines.

Quote for the Day: Well-behaved women seldom make history. ~Laurel Thatcher Ulrich~

Wednesday, 29-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 3 Keme; Universal Day – 40/4: St. Peters Day. Mars goes Direct in Scorpio, 7:38P EDT.

As Mars goes direct in Scorpio, plans will move forward more easily. It releases creative energy and ushers in a time of decisive action. It is time to act on what’s true for you at deep, core levels.

It is a good day to get organized, make decisions, and put plans in place for changes you want to make in the next days and weeks. Effort today can yield great rewards.

Shadow: This can be day of troubles. You can feel lost, isolated and unloved, and a bit like you’ve been pushed over a cliff and are in freefall, hurdling toward the ground.

Issues with the lungs are highlighted today.

Quote for the Day: Millionaires don’t use astrology [or numerology], billionaires do. ~J.P. Morgan~

Thursday, 30-June:

K’iche Mayan Day – 4 Kej; Universal Day – 41/5:

Today is about balance, flow and sure-footed forward movement. You may feel like something dormant inside of you is now wonderfully coming back to life.

Today’s pace may be fast and intense, and today’s energy does not like boundaries and constraints. It’s a good day to let go of control, and practice the art of “doing” by “non-doing.”

Shadow: You may need lots of freedom today, lots of space in which to operate. So, you can feel restless and antsy if you don’t have it. Break free of normal routines. It will help.

Quote for the Day: The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live. ~Flora Wittemore~

Copyright © May 2016 – John B. Pehrson

Daily Readings & Quotes for May 2016

Eagle Dancer

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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