The essence of Ben is our connection to our ancestral lines. Ben is that feeling of family, the warm cozy one. I know that is not true for all of you, however families are created in many ways, through blood, through choice, through friendship. In all cases you have an opportunity to learn from your interactions with your families. Ben holds the energy of interdependent family relationships not co-dependent ones.
13 – Ben and 13 – White Buffalo Woman: She and her male-twin-reflection are the spirit of all the plants. Every flower, tree, grass, herb, vegetable and underwater plant is a cell that forms the Great Body knowing of White Buffalo Woman and her Twin. (Hyemeyohsts Storm’s Earth Count)
Well that sounds complicated, I was taught that 13 was simply the collective consciousness of the plants, so I’m going with that. The more we learn about plants and how they live together, the more amazed I am. Did you know that mother trees will actually feed their young, increasing seedling survival by 4 times? Now that’s a connection to ancestral lines if I ever heard one, and then there’s learning from your ancestral family, well they do that too. Interdependent family relationships.
What Knowledge of How Trees Communicate Means For Forest Conservation – Huffingtonpost.ca
How Plants Secretly Talk to Each Other – Wired.com
You may never be able to look at this scene the same way again.
If you have been following my blog the information below is a repeat. Previous Ben days this year Jan 16th, Feb 5th, 25th, March 17th, April 6th, 26th, May 16th, June 5th, 25th
Ben expresses in the human experience as
the awareness of family, including both ancestors and
the future potential of the family.
On a Ben day, there may be a general focus on the family
or other dependent relationships.
You may feel more intimate with others around you.
Be careful not to engage those close to you in obsolete family patterns.
Those born with Ben as their Daykeeper
are often responsible and devoted family members.
They may assume the responsibility of being the caretaker of the family
This is an exerpt from
Mayan Calendar Voice of the Galaxy by Raymond Mardyks and Stacia Alana-Leah