Your interpretation and experience of this teacher is your own. I can only share my personal understanding, I invite you to explore what this teacher means to you and the lessons it has brought you thus far. This is really important. We gain nothing by ‘taking on’ others life experiences. The juice and healing comes from within your own paradigm, it is pivotal for your healing journey.
2 – The Second Great Teacher is Care
Care teaches us about self-acceptance
Self-care, a very bandied about word, that perhaps has lost it’s meaning due to this. If we look at care from the perspective of care for another does that reframe self-care for us? When I care for another person, I have love for them, want them to be safe, happy, have love, have their needs met, mentally, physically, spiritually. Have a safe home, friends that care about them, support them, stand by them even when the going gets tough or is not pretty, forgive them when they screw up. I hope they heal where needed, have courage to do what needs to be done, have strong boundaries. I hope that no harm comes to them and that they have a juicy life that feeds them on all levels. Now can I do that for me? In my paradigm that is self-care.
Now I ponder how does care teach us about self-acceptance? Let’s see, if I cannot forgive myself, it follows that I do not accept myself. If I cannot love myself, it follows that I do not accept myself. If I do not stand by myself, it follows that I do not accept myself. If I do not have strong boundaries, well I probably do not feel I deserve to honour myself & it follows that I do not accept myself. If I do not care about myself enough to do what needs to be done, it follows that I do not accept myself. If I beat myself up when I make mistakes, I do not accept myself. If I expect myself to be perfect then I do not accept myself. Etc.
~ So can You care about yourself as much as you care for another, your child, your pet, your plant?
~ What is one thing you can do today for yourself, that is caring, that you normally don’t do?
2 – The Two ~ TWO is the number for the EARTH
The SecondBorn from Sacred Zero was Two. The Two exists in the West of the MedicineWheel, the place of the Colouring of Time.
~ The West is the dancer called Earth. (Hyemeyohsts Storm’s Earth Count)
2 – Mayan Daykeeper Ik ~ The essence of Ik is birthing through growth, literal & metaphorical.
Ik can manifest in the human experience as
impulses, actions or behaviors that seem
out of character or out of control.
Ik days provide an opportunity to
push beyond your accepted beliefs or those of society.
It is a day for revelations and the realization
that there is more that exists beyond the boundaries we create.
Expand your boundary voluntarily
and be open to new possibilities and unexpected opportunities.
Consider doing something different and unusual
for who you believe yourself to be.
Those born on an Ik day
bring influences from outside to their group or family
that stimulate growth in new directions.
This is an exerpt from
Mayan Calendar Voice of the Galaxy by Raymond Mardyks and Stacia Alana-Leah
Should you wish to know your Birth Daykeeper, please contact me and send me your Birthday.
Previous Ik days this year: Jan 5th, 25th, Feb 14th, March 6th, 26th, April 15th, May 5th, 25th, June 14th, July 4th