Friday, 24 September 2021

5 Storm

[Friday 24 September 2021]

Be the peace in the eye of the storm. Look to retain some detachment and internal quiet, whilst you enjoy an unusual routine and unexpected occurrences.

Composite created by Carey

Today offers you the chance to be enlivened by the change of rhythm, without being pulled into full external engagement.

A good day to wake up to the fact that an obligation – something that has been dragging you down, possibly even without your knowing it – can be released.

Image found on google

Also a good day to enter the world of the Nagual, the parallel realms of the shaman/sorcerer, as a vortex opens within you, freeing you and purifying you from your identity and compulsions.

'Earth's magnetic fields and radiation belts
being influenced by a solar storm.
Photo by Marc Ward/Shutterstock', from google

See with your inner eye and feel the enticement of the direct experience of another land. If you dip your toe, the energy will flow and then you must surrender...

Thank you to André Eichman

Thursday, 23 September 2021

4 Obsidian (Mirror, Flint)

[Thursday 23 September 2021. Autumn Equinox at exactly 03:21 HK time]

A day of transparent reflection. See yourself in all things; see others within you.

Image originally created for us
by Kookie Birjukov,
based on a concept by Laurence, for use in
our Enchantments of Life: The Holosphere
series of workshops

A good day for multidimensional thinking and seeing things from many different perspectives.

Help another with their vision for life, to help you see, clarify or receive your own life vision more clearly.

The foundation of life, from the Soul’s perspective, is the multidimensional structure created by the Soul’s involution before birth. The Soul slowly falls asleep, creating dreams within dreams within dreams, until birth, when the body wakes up and we have mostly forgotten the journey of incarnation. The Soul reflects upon itself and then the reflection reflects upon itself, creating the levels of the psyche.

Golden Ratio in Nature, image found on google

Today, you might feel the remembrance of the dreamer and get a hint of the levels of the psyche normally hidden from the conscious mind. Look outside the mind to see your Soul reflected back to you.

In general, today is a great day for complex organisation, clear basic structuring of information, large visions and big projects.

'The Mayan Sacred Calendar is
the Cosmic Television', LjL
Composite created by Carey

[Extra message from Laurence to contemplate on 4 Obsidian:]
The challenges of this epoch require personal responsibility, but they also require a more open, adaptive, connective responsibility that realises the whole psychic landscape is in flux.

'Graphic of the magnetosphere
of Jupiter with a flux tube connecting
Jupiter and Io shown in yellow'
Image from here

This means your sense of unease is not just within your personal domain – the whole planet is in flux and uncertainty. See the reflections within the reflections. Live with the edge of uncertainty.

Open your mind to the flowing, fluctuating, psychic landscape – the planet is on the move, but it starts with flux.

Water Lilies 1917–1919,
by Claude Monet (1840–1926)
Image found on google

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

3 Earthmover

[Wednesday 22 September 2021. The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. Autumn Equinox at exactly 19:21 UTC, 20:21 British Summer time (tomorrow morning at 03:21 HK time). Sun at 0° Libra. (Spring Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere). Blessings for Mabon]

Today you might find it is hard to be still.

Restless? Strong desire just to get on with things?

Generating energy for a more complete vision and connection to life.

Funk, by Laurence James Lucas

The shifting energy, the swirling chaotic maelstrom of Earth and human society, has an evolutionary impulse towards greater and greater complex unity.

Energy is not lost when disruptions occur in our life, rather energy is released for new structures.

© AFP/Getty Images from here

Today you can feel the movement of energy, even if the direction of change is not obvious. Go with the shifting environment you find yourself in.

Energy is being generated... the engine is being switched on. Rev up…

Free stock photo, photoshopped by Carey

A reminder: The 260-day Sacred Calendar of the Maya links our daily lives with the greater cosmos of which the Earth is a part. Consciousness, as ever, is the key.

Complex unity: uncredited collage found on google

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

2 Vulture (Warrior, Owl, Turkey)

[Tuesday 21 September 2021. FULL MOON 00:54 BST (07:55 HK time)]

A good day to strengthen the mind and prepare a clear channel for your highest truth to shine through later.

Composite created by Carey,
using owls found on Pinterest

Today brings the challenge of holding two truths, which on the surface seem to oppose, disturb or disrupt each other – hold your ground, for the overall vision encompasses both truths.

Eventually, the contrast of opposing energies always yields a higher truth, a more encompassing experience of reality. Whether it be personal or social, withhold judgement, yet become conscious of the polarities, the light and the shadow. Prepare the ground...

Prepare the ground
  Image found on google

At a higher frequency, you find a way to fit two truths or positions into a cohesive whole – that is the challenge.

Today is a day when it is often best to stay silent – do not rush to offer your opinion. 

Image found here,
photoshopped by Carey

Enjoy the diversity of other people’s minds. A good day to listen and to note differences.

If you are engaged with people who are happy with the paradox and complexity of life, then profound truth can be found in conversation today.

Image by skeeze from Pixabay, found here

Monday, 20 September 2021

1 Eagle

[Monday 20 September 2021. FULL MOON 23:54 UTC (tomorrow BST and HK time)]

A 13-day ripple in time starts today with the Eagle Timewave (known as Men to the Maya), where the consciousness of the World Mind and its vision can make itself seen through you.

This fabulous image was created for us by Kit Yeung,
Hong Kong photographer and artist, as the main image for
Laurence's new 8-part Shamanic Training course,
called 'Planetary Walker',which we had been due to launch
in March 2017. Thank you Kit! (

The Eagle is of the sky, surveying and scanning the world and able to see the abundance of the world as it hunts for the specific abundance available to it. The Eagle can see the micro-reality below, as it hones in on what is available and appropriate.

Scan your environment today and then place your focus on that which is specifically useful for you right now.

Open your heart and imagination without undue sentiment to receive the vision from the Eagle.

What is it that the Spirit of the World sees? Can we see it?

Painting thanks to
Daniel Clarke

Yes, it is the existential Joy of Life, enjoying its own simple existence. The World Mind is Immanent.

Meditation will often take you beyond the world into the transcendental zone, but the Immanence is here and now, inherently within your physical pleasures and your struggles, as an expansive consciousness that helps you appreciate your life as an art form.

Eagle Immanence
Created by Carey

Now is a good time to get a feeling-sense of your personal vision for your life, or for your life as it stands right now, or for your life to come in an immediate sense. Trust the intuitive and the imaginary faculties; allow yourself to validate your gnosis.

Eagle sees a world of abundance.

Image originally from here

Sunday, 19 September 2021

13 Jaguar

[Sunday 19 September 2021]

The ever-present wildlife force enriches this day as the atmosphere is quietly crackling with cat-like anticipation, while the air seethes with mysterious, brooding, feminine intelligence, stalking us and reminding us that life is alive and not just an idea in our heads.

Bladerunner, by Laurence James Lucas
 'Inspired by cityscapes, including Hong Kong.' LjL

The Wind God can be an angry god and on this day, being the last day of his timewave, he disperses his energy – maybe through anger to clear the air, either verbally or through dramatic thunder and lightning storms.

Alternatively, the Wind God activates your connection and your awareness of the unlimited nature of reality. The truth is that existence is not only stranger and more extraordinary than we imagine, it is far more incredibly unlimited than we could ever imagine.

Image found on google

However, we have to work with and within useful limits.

So what is the net result of what we can work with? On one hand, there are no limits within the bounds of existence – and yet we experience very real limitations in our own lives...

The sum total of this energetic equation for today allows us to release some of our limitations.

A good day to align with your shamanic instinct, to blow off outworn thought forms and to release some of the unnecessary limitation that has been placed upon your life.

Image found on google, from here

A powerful day for the raw power of nature. The timewave of information and communication dissolves the headspace you may have been in as the wild free natural world calls to you.

Day 13 allows us to access the eternal now and, on Jaguar Day, that comes from direct connection with the natural spirit of the world. So today is a great day just to BE in nature, especially to be still, sitting down and feeling the energy.

Allow the energy of today to flow through you and disperse that which is ready to be dispersed.

Image found on google

Saturday, 18 September 2021

12 Reed (Skywalker)

[Saturday 18 September 2021]

A day of great clarity in areas of complexity. You see your life with real detachment, from above. With this, a profound understanding is possible. The mind is aligned with higher, complex ordered intelligence.

Nature Intelligence, by LjL

Surrendering to the intelligence above, you receive that intelligence so as to formulate new patterns and new understandings, and to bring divine intelligence into the body, into the Earth.

Be an Earth conduit for the Sky and the Stars.

Cosmic Intelligence
Image found on google

You can resolve some difficult paradoxes today. If you have been struggling with a situation that is full of polarised, conflicting and confusing dilemmas, then you may well find that by tuning in, you can see a larger pattern, a more complete truth that allows for discordancy within a larger dynamic harmony.

Today, you are able to organise your thoughts for effective communication, and/or you really understand the complex pattern of communication. This could mean gaining awareness of a specific exchange you have had with someone recently, or being able to discern the general communication dynamic you have with people.

'Silhouettes' by Harry Finder, via Imgur

Friday, 17 September 2021

11 Good Road (Human, Grass, Long Good Road)

[Friday 17 September 2021]

A good day to listen and to be open, whilst not letting yourself get pulled too far. Apply yourself in an adaptive manner – activities that involve making adjustments are favoured. 

'Abundance Portal'

Abundance is being offered; new potentials could open up. Be alert enough to read the signs and hear the messages.

Lateral paths open up, but be conscious of not getting lost in a myriad of the inconsequential.

The Long Good Road to
'Abundance Portal', Lamma Island

Have an empty mind, but do not be an airhead.

Utilise the energy that comes towards you.

Image found on google

The path opens up before you. Do you stay on course, or do you get distracted? Feel into it. If the path is taking you into the wilderness, see it as a distraction. Change direction a little.

A good road in the woods near Canterbury

Be conscious and sensitive of the options in your life, as small things grow into big things from this moment. Take a moment to see what small adjustments are needed.

Make an adjustment, but do not throw everything away and start again.

'Make a small adjustment'
Thanks to Daniel Clarke

Thursday, 16 September 2021

10 Monkey

[Thursday 16 September 2021]

10 Monkey is the ‘manifestation day’ of this timewave, which is Wind. The Monkey is an artisan, a creator of the tapestry of reality, sculpting reality from thoughtforms, ideas and perspectives.

Composite created by Carey,
using one of my monkey photos

This is a great day for finding creative connections between different ideas and paradigms.

Monkey also knows that information has limited value because Monkey is the one who plays with all ideas, all threads, to create the illusion of form. Monkey teaches us to laugh at ourselves, especially if we take anything to be absolute gospel, be that science or spiritual philosophy.

Composite created by Carey

So give it up a little today. Enjoy music and art and the wonderful absurdity of the world. Enjoy creative thinking, writing, electronic communication and conversation; be entertaining, rather than coldly factual. Have fun with ideas.

Today is also a good day to explore your inner world through fantasy. The creative innovator is someone who is constantly open to moving laterally, to surrendering to the fallow periods, and to allowing the cosmic intelligence to speak to them and through them. 

Photo from here
(worth reading especially if, like me, you love monkeys!)

The world is hungry for – and ready for – fundamental innovations, not just superficial novelty. Be ready.

A brilliant day to create a poetic witty composition.

Work is play, play is work.

Laurence in the Falcon, Clapham Junction,
the 'longest bar in London',
where he sometimes worked playfully with clients,
and where in this photo he was enjoying deep conversation
and the exchange of ideas with his good friend Dom.
Heartfelt thanks to Dominic Cryer for the photo

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

9 Dog

[Wednesday 15 September 2021]

9 Days give us access to a larger timeframe and today, being a Dog Day, you can connect to the meta-narrative of your emotional scripts; you can feel the enduring emotional pattern that runs through your life.

Chocolate on 13 September 2008
Photo thanks to my sister Caroline

This is a great day for emotional lucidity. Be sure to take time off from busy-ness. Also a good day for consciously reaching, communicating and really connecting with people who are in resonance with you.

A good day to get in touch with the deepest needs we have, linked to being conscious of the nourishment that life just gives us automatically.

Sambal, reaching out and consciously connecting

A day of clear conscious communication that is emotionally connected as you awaken the soul’s memory of who you are in relation to society, and as you evoke the soul in your emotional body.

Today you can feel how life reaches out to you. You are not alone. There are special people in your life and life itself is sharing your journey with you.

Sharing the journey
Thank you to Kiwi for this photo!

Open to a higher perspective on your mood and your emotions. Feel into the simplicity of love, rather than the imperfections of your experience with others.

Alternatively, just be with yourself. Enjoy stopping, being still, being on holiday, feeling slack. Go to sit in nature, stare at an old brick wall, whatever it takes to just relax without trying.

The world is so driven by an economic imperative these days that it seems hard to consciously go slack and enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the world without necessity. We need peace in this world, which first requires permission to not be actively concerned with survival.

Image found on google

Nature is not just about survival – actually far from it. The insects, birds and animals naturally, unthinkingly express the joy of existence through their sounds and actions.

The drone of the ‘necessity mind’, as well as guilt, blocks out the ever-present inherent message that life, at its foundation and throughout its development, is good.

Enjoying the bliss,
Woodstock 1969

Hippies and ‘slackers’ get a bad press, but if we have more conscious slackers in the world, enjoying the bliss and appreciation of what exists, then we could have peace.

The conscious slacker scares the hell out of the control freaks of governance – the revolution will be a walk out.

To change the world, we must first be able to get off the hamster wheel of necessity more often.

Dog rules boundaries, as dogs are territorial, and therefore Dog rules all kinds of law, including social boundaries. Today is a good day to understand your emotional boundaries based on your emotional scripts. This then brings up deep questions regarding the laws you adhere to: What laws or rules are appropriate?


Wake up to the nourishment you really need and feel the ever-present joy of existence, by setting appropriate boundaries, creating structures and setting limitations that are in accord with your true needs.

Koh Samui sunrise, photo by Carey

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

8 Water (Moon)

[Tuesday 14 September 2021]

Commit to soulfulness and connect to your inner life.

Bliss, by LjL

Give thanks for the contrasts in your experiences and your feelings, for this creates the beauty of who you are.

Living with the richness of soul sometimes means accepting the existential bleakness of life, as well as the bliss.

Another version of our holosphere image,
created by Kookie Birjukov and based on a concept by LjL,
for use in our Enchantments of Life workshops and course booklets

The sum total of life is a quiet joy, a growing sense of awe and appreciation for life itself, free from too many expectations or demands.

This in turn opens your heart to another, without too much sentiment or need.

Created by Carey

Today, commit to your depth and your own profound feelings. Recognise the validity of your life experience.

Allow your feelings to flow to clear any blocks in your energy. This will enable you to implement your truth.

Altar to the West
Photo thanks to Annie Knibb