Thursday, 30 November 2017

2 Serpent

The second day of each timewave presents the duality that exists within that specific timewave. Serpent days in general concern physical vitality, amongst other things.

The challenges of survival and making a living can come to the fore today – the issues of health versus money.

Today can be a challenging day, or just a day of opposites. 2 Serpent represents the dual impulses of the life force inherent within all growth – security versus the urge to grow.

Allow the two forces to be. Feel the creative tension that builds as this is your power, which you will soon be able to harness.

If you feel tense, be sure to get into the body today. Move and dance.

 An unnamed painting by Laurence,
placed on a background and played with in Photoshop by me.
It just felt appropriate for today.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

1 Lizard (Seed)

 Sunflower seedlings, from the Tai Peng Community Garden, near our home.
Posted on the local Facebook page by Geoff Smith, with the caption: 'Help yourself.' 

The timewave of Lizard or Seed (Kan) begins today.

In this 13-day period, we can connect to the underlying intelligence of this momentous period of the human story – the cyclic change of the 2012 era. Trust your sense of how life is changing; trust your insights. Your direct experiential knowledge will give you a facet of the whole truth – not the whole truth, but a facet of the truth.

This is extremely valuable, so make the effort to connect and understand what it is you are being given, without presuming it to be the absolute definition.

The Lizard or Seed timewave gives you the opportunity to be centred in your essential template, which is the subtle manifest form of your divine essence as expressed in this life. Your template holds the basic intention for your life, your dharma and the structure within which your free will operates. Your intentions for different aspects of your life are the seeds that you generate within your mind and imagination. The more aligned you are with your master template, the more effective your intentions are.

Lizards enjoy the abundance of the Sun. They are masters at storing the Sun’s energy, just like the seed does. Seed is the living example of universal abundance. Every seed contains a life, every living thing produces seeds in outrageous amounts. Nature does not adhere to ‘one plus one equals two’ – the totality of life is not just the sum of its parts, but an ever-expanding proliferation of life.

Absorb the light of the Sun consciously today to enhance your awareness of your divine intelligence. Recognize that light carries the seed for all manifest form –  light is intelligent – and by so doing, you increase your connection to your master template.

This 13-day timewave gives you the opportunity to plant many seeds for your life.

Today, just start with the simplicity of recognizing that there is a template of your being and for your life.

The Tai Peng Community Garden, Lamma Island.
Many wonderful people plant seeds here to enhance life for everyone in the community.

[Extra message from Laurence to contemplate on 1 Lizard/Seed:]
Seed people (those born on a Lizard/Seed Day) are community networkers, as each seed is both separate unto itself, yet embodies the morphogenic field to which it belongs. Connect to your resonant energy fields, for they extend beyond the limits of your mind. Human intentions only grow and fully flower in the fecundity of community.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

13 Foredawn (Dark House, In the House, Dark Night)

Let go and jump into the mystery; open yourself to go beyond what you know. The energy of today is conducive to creating space in your life for the renewed clarity of intention that will be emerging during the next timewave.

A great day for contemplating the stars and the cosmos and feeling the bliss and awe that comes when you allow yourself to reach out into the unknown.

The Monkey timewave ends with cosmic awe. Monkey draws upon this experiential truth to retain his humour and spontaneity.

Cosmic Awe: A perfect illustration for today.
Found on Google images (unfortunately no credit I could find).

Monday, 27 November 2017

12 Wind

Today, the Monkey Timewave reveals its order and rationality. When Wind falls on a 12 day, it is more stable; the mind works in an orderly fashion. The trickster element within your life reveals its wisdom in a way that makes sense — if you are listening.

Wind is the transmitter of ideas, the messenger, the activator. It can be impatient, anxious or angry.

Today, harness the power of Wind and bring it under the control of your reasoning —  this will allow you access to exciting and fresh ideas that motivate yourself and others.

Today is a good day for understanding the chaos that has recently arisen in your life and how it has brought you gifts.

Harness the power of Wind; notice what gifts there are in your life

Sunday, 26 November 2017

11 Crocodile

Today we are asked to nurture our creations by allowing for fallow time.

The strong confidence of yesterday’s light dissolves into a brooding need to have some soulful security, to slow down and to open to the feminine.

Allow more into your area of love; it is a day of acceptance and nurturing.

Nutrients from Arcadia flow into your psyche and you can share the love.

The primal birth of the Earth, the Goddess realm, resonates through the ethers as the door opens to the ever-present birth of Earth.

The question is: Are you still being nurtured by what you think is feeding you?

Are your expressions and is your creativity nurturing you?

Also, are you allowing yourself enough space in between your activities for the primal connection to Source to be felt?

Make sure that you are not becoming a robot. Allow for the ever-present primal energy of the Goddess to enter your life.

Probably my favourite Renaissance painting,
The Birth of Venus (mid 1480s) by Sandro Botticelli, in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence.
Image in the Public Domain, this version from Google Art Project via Wikipedia Commons.

Saturday, 25 November 2017

10 Flower (Sun, Lord)

A day of manifest light. The Monkey Timewave manifests with the light within the trickster, which is humour with grace and the radiance of the heart opening.

When the face is lit up with a smile, the light of the Sun can be seen.

Today is all about smiling.

That does not necessarily mean grinning with recognition at everyone you pass in town today – it could be a song or a dance that brings a deep smile to your face.

Smile with the recognition of your divinity and the blessing of being sovereign of your personal reality. Be conscious of natural light today. Today is a day when the subtle creative light of existence, the wholly affirmative energy within life, manifests and is easily accessible through the agency of natural manifest light.

Monkey tells us that life is drama, full of dark humour, paradox and trickery, and that the key to playing the game successfully with a positive attitude requires that we draw upon the light.

The Divine Light contains the intelligence of existence. We are processors of light. The intelligence of all life far surpasses the intelligence of any machine or technology, no matter how advanced it becomes. In psychology, the computer metaphor has gradually replaced the study of the soul. This metaphor for the human mind (replacing soul) is known as the cognitive approach. We are indeed partially cognitive – that is, information processors – but the internet is already more efficient than any human for accessing all of the information of human knowledge, no matter how bright the individual. So are we to surrender our divinity to the machine?

No, because the Divine Light contains the intelligence of life, which includes far more than information – it is imbued with the ability of unlimited creativity. We are co-creators, far more than we are information processors; co-creators who are interconnected to the unlimited adaptability, spontaneity and joy of creation itself.

In today's world, as the technological continues to progress, it is increasingly true that our connection to our sovereign light, our creative channel, is the most valuable commodity we own.

Today, bring more light into your being by smiling.


[Extra message from Laurence to consider today]

Today is 10 Flower in the Monkey Timewave. Today, the Monkey manifests as the ability to draw light directly from Source within the dark and unknown chapters of life. Monkey says that the rules of life are forever changing and that we can play – and should play – by our own rules when the situation demands.

Flower is the manifestation of a plant celebrating life. The plant synthesizes light directly to sustain itself. We, on the other hand, in our present state of evolution, require the synthesized light that we get through eating plants. However, can we also synthesize light directly from the solar radiation that infuses the atmosphere? I think we are already doing that, to a certain extent, and that the body can synthesize vitamins and minerals from the atmosphere.

Light from the Sun is encoded with all the energy information for life on Earth – and that includes our consciousness. Higher levels of consciousness within us equate to and draw upon the unseen light from the Galactic Core and all of the stars that surround us. Beyond that, our higher levels of consciousness have resonance with, or are sourced from, galaxies all over the Universe, the Universe itself and then the light of the Multiverse.

The Moon also plays an important role in transducing light, by reflecting the Sun and, in effect, by enabling us to reflect upon ourselves through our feelings. The planets in the Solar System also transduce light into different frequencies. The Solar System is mostly made up of ‘space’ that is contained within the auric field of the Sun – the Sun’s influence, which extends out to the Oort cloud.

‘Space’ is actually filled with plasma, which is the fundamental state of matter, a kind of liquid gas with very strange properties. Scientists have found that plasma exhibits signs of being a life form. In laboratory conditions, it has been found that two plasma fields can communicate and reproduce.

I consider plasma to be the conduit for consciousness.

The movements of the planets through the Sun’s plasma ocean (the Solar System) change the symphony and the arrangement of frequencies. This is the basis for astrology.

Friday, 24 November 2017

9 Storm

The shaft of light then enters the drama, a window of awareness into the completion of the cycle and the new space being offered…

The Mayan Sacred Calendar measures a different but ever-present realm; it is the layer of the tapestry of reality that connects the Earth, Nature and the human world with the greater Cosmos. This day, 9 Storm, is a wake-up day.

A day of realization. Not a rational understanding, but a soul-felt liberating connection, a memory from the future. A reminder that you were meant to drop that ‘thing’ you had already planned to let go of, or to break out of ‘this’, or to wake up from ‘that’.

A sudden bolt of lightening acts to cleanse, purge, purify and catalyse you. This could include meeting some strange but familiar person.

A good day to feel the Spirit of Freedom that lives within you.

9 Storm is a day to be alert to a peak experience, as a hole in time opens up in the most unexpected place and in the most unexpected moment.

View from the Waterfront Restaurant on Lamma
where Laurence and I used to go for special-occasion sunset dinners

Thursday, 23 November 2017

8 Obsidian (Obsidian Mirror, Flint)

Energy moving towards manifestation.

Committing to the Game of Life requires accepting the totality that results from your desires, which includes living with the shadow of what you want. However, the price is never as high as it might seem. The shadow is a scary spectre that dissolves with the light of your courage as you open up to new dimensions.

‘Mirror, mirror on the wall: Who am I?’

Today is a day where you can recognize how you are attracting what you ask for. You have the life that reflects the totality of your emanations, what you put out, and you are challenged to commit to accepting that, to seeing the shadow and the price of your desires. However, looking deeper into the smoky mirror of eternity, you will find that other worlds open up as you make the commitment.

Day 8 of the 13-day timewave is a day of balanced, controlled commitment; it is the energy of feeling prepared. Obsidian is a day of truth and surrender, of accepting the shadow and the universal reflection of one’s reality at the moment.

However, as we are in the Monkey Timewave, there is a subtext of ‘Do not get too serious or rigid with your commitment.’

Surrender your emotional tightness so as to open the heart and be a divine mirror.

The Monkey knows that on each level of the game, he faces his shadow.

In so doing, he is able to create and to weave new fabric into reality.

Another of my Photoshop creations, using a number of different images
found on Google and remixed.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

7 Earthmover

A good day to feel a resonance or actually synchronize with the impulse of life to change towards the beneficial and the magnificent. 7 Earthmover is a high-energy day, full of magical potential.

Take time to remind yourself and to create some space, to experience the fact that all of Nature is alive, just like you. Feel the vital fizz of life; see it all around you.

Alternatively, a day to enjoy the magical surprise of a spontaneous element that comes into your life which takes you off track – meaning off the linear path of linear mind, so that you can integrate and synchronize with the force of evolution.

Life has an intelligence beyond our personal and immediate understanding.

What gift is here for you today?

Create some space; Nature is alive; What gift is here for you today?
Another of my Photoshop attempts to create an image
to illustrate the energy and texture of today in the Mayan Sacred Calendar.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

6 Vulture (Warrior, Owl, Turkey)

Flowing strength, clear harmonics, relaxed and moving with the ebb and flow...

To be a Daykeeper means to follow the rhythm of the 260-day calendar each and every day. Slowly, patiently, receive the pulse of the vast reality beyond the mundane realm of worldly matters.

The pulse resonates at the edge of the Earth’s atmosphere where our planet is looking out into the depths of the Cosmic Ocean. Simultaneously, this pulsation is immanent within all material concerns.

Today is a day of receptive, responsive action and surrender, with an easy strength of mind. Assume a relaxed stance and be ready to respond with nobility and creativity.

Wisdom unfurling...

'As consciousness expands,
so does our embrace of more time and more space.
As we evolve, the complexity of time and space also increases,
since we are able to hold a greater variety of time frames at once.
This increasing embrace also includes connection to larger and
more complex scales of community.'  
Laurence James Lucas
[Text from our workshop course book for 'Claim Your Power: Own Your Time and Space',
first presented at our home in March 2013]
Image created by me for today's post, using various backgrounds I found on Google images 
as well as a free png of this gorgeous white owl.

Monday, 20 November 2017

5 Eagle

A great day to see yourself in the centre of your world.

The difference between being isolated and dislocated from all that circles you, and being connected and engaged with your world is whether the heart is open.

Keeping the heart open requires an enormous effort and diligence in the world today, for we also have to be discerning about what and who we open up to. Utilize the clarity, compassion and precision of the Eagle to locate the most appropriate place in your world today and then apply your efforts there.

A day of empowerment. Speak from your vision, because the vision you have today is nicely centred and you are able to recognize the joy of material reality whilst holding the wisdom you have accrued.

Empower yourself with the Eagle energy today and you will attract more abundance into your life – if not today, then soon.

The clarity you have today needs to be appreciated and recognized for its magnetic ability.

Laurence on holiday in Whitstable in 2008.

Laurence James Lucas, more than anyone else I have ever met,
had an extraordinary ability to keep his heart always open.

Today, and every day, I call upon his Spirit to help me by imbuing me with some of
his clarity, his compassion, his breathtaking depth of vision, his irrepressible joy in life,
his refined discernment, his unique capacity to empower those around him,
his wisdom, his humour and his contagious laughter.

Today happens to be my own Mayan birthday.
Exactly 260 days ago, on 5 March 2017, only 19 days before Laurence’s Spirit left his Body
(at which time neither of us had any idea what lay ahead),
he wrote in his blog post for 5 Eagle:
‘A big happy birthday to Carey,
may you soar high and see all the opportunities you need in the next 260 days.’

Sunday, 19 November 2017

4 Jaguar

A good day to feel grounded within the matrix of the living spirits of the Shamanic Earth. Allow the energy and vibrancy of the natural forces to lead you.

The creative process is a lateral process; the foundation of its energy is derived from the Mystery and the Muses.

The Shamanic World is fully inhabited by spirits, all vying to contribute to the open channel of your psyche as you endeavour to express the moment and your state of being, whether by painting, writing, dancing or solving problems.

Today, stay relaxed so as to be alert to the relevant moments when you can achieve something. Do not try to work hard all day on something. Do not labour your projects.

Today you can create some structure in your work fairly spontaneously, but do not overrun. Know when to stop and just chill.

Accept what is and recognize the ongoing dramas, struggles and duality of life that you encounter as part of the terrain and experience. It is what it is.

Laurence grounding himself with shamanic seaweed and pebbles of power

Saturday, 18 November 2017

3 Reed (Skywalker)

[ * New Moon today: 11:42 GMT; 19:42 Hong Kong time]

A day of fresh ideas. Open yourself to the sky, send up a beam of light and receive inspiration. Open yourself to the descending guidance from higher intelligence that will be coming down into your expectant neural network.

Remember: 3 days can be unsettled, but they do stimulate the movement of energy within the soul.

However, within this disturbance, this is a great day for inspirational energy comprised of abstract ideas and complex big-picture patterns. The energy of 3 Reed (or Skywalker) will be illuminating and will reveal the plethora of potentials and opportunities inherent within this Monkey Timewave.

Appreciate the fact that the nature of the day might make it hard for you to settle into one thing; accept the restlessness you feel as product of the higher or more exploratory calling you have.

Monkey is curious and inquisitive and the timewave energy sets the scene for new creative solutions to your tasks. Today, you can access the knowledge that comes from understanding cosmic forces and planetary movements.

A good day for exploring the pristine clarity of ideas unencumbered by emotions...

Three openings to the sky:
In California, on Lamma, and at the beach in Whitstable

Friday, 17 November 2017

2 Good Road (Human, Grass)

The challenges of our adventure on the Long Good Road of Life.

A fork in the road appears for you today, with a chance to open yourself to a bigger quest.

Today, you find yourself asking ‘What is the way ahead?’ There seems to be two polarized options. In some cases, this really does mean you are seeing a complete change of direction in your future. For most people, however, today just presents you with two choices that are very different in a specific area of your life linked to the issue of community.

Where do you belong and how can you serve and therefore feel part of humanity?

Be as an empty cup.

The wisdom of Grass (also known as Good Road or Human) is to remain open. Open your mind and allow the mind to be guided by energy and intuition. Grass is the sign of the ever-present abundance, which is found in the constant growth of nature and the totality of community. People provide your worldly abundance in the way that Nature provides the fundamental abundance for humanity.

Because this is in the Monkey Timewave, do not treat anything too seriously. Monkey says that life is art, even if the game appears tricky.

If you feel a sense of overwhelming confusion, then recognize that the solution will not come from analysis. Do not take the ego seriously; Grass is a humble plant.

Open yourself and recognize that you do not have a solution in your mind. Just accept and be conscious of the two paths ahead.

One of the many grassy forks in the road in the hills behind our home on Lamma Island

Thursday, 16 November 2017

1 Monkey

LjL monkeying around in Peru,
while on an Ayahuasca Retreat with his good friend Scott, February 2008

Today begins the Monkey Timewave, 13 days that offer the opportunity to use creativity and humour to bring new energy into your life; 13 days of monkeying around…

Monkey is the Master Craftsman or Artisan, and this particular day, 1 Monkey, is revered by the Highland Maya.

Today, the trickster energy is high. This is both fecund for deception but also – more importantly – for creative breakthroughs in awareness as you recognize how the whole of life is a theatre of absurdity, humour and extraordinary experience.


Weave some new threads into your life with playful, creative, inquisitive and, most of all, spontaneous acts. Let’s break out a little with the blessings of the trickster Monkey.

Work is play and play is work. Monkey has a tricky sense of humour and challenges us to adapt.

Structured plans will not stay on course, nor work out in a linear fashion with Monkey energy. That can be frustrating; however, Monkey will be offering us a more creative and fun way of performing tasks and solving problems.

A playful attitude yields new wisdom in this timewave. Monkey teaches us that creative play is at the heart of the Divine. Allow novelty into your life and be inventive.

This is a love-life and laugh-permission day.

Stay inquisitive during these 13 days and enjoy the mischievous energy. Serious problems require our engagement, mundane issues require our attention – but the Monkey will teach us that we can find novel, unusual and even what might at first appear strange ways or methods of dealing with life. 

This, and the monkey image above, from Google images

Interestingly, I selected the photo at the top and wrote the caption for it
a couple of weeks ago. Two days ago I got a message out of the blue
to say that Scott is in Hong Kong now, albeit very briefly.
The only day he can see me is today, 1 Monkey, which is 'my timewave'.
I am so thrilled! As I know Laurence would be too,
to spend this evening at home with one of his closest friends.
Here are Scott and Laurence in September 2008.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

13 Dog

The swirling reflections of all that you have seen in this timewave tumble through your psyche—a kaleidoscope of self-reflection.

The Earth is in a state of flux, in case you had not noticed! This affords you the opportunity to develop a heightened emotional fluidity, adaptability and responsibility. Keep allowing the energy to flow through you.

Today, 13 Dog in the Obsidian Mirror Timewave, affords you the opportunity to ascend to a new level of emotional frequency.

As you accept that all you encounter reflects aspects of your self through multiple dimensions and realms, you move into the space of belonging to more of reality.

The whole Cosmos is teeming with life to such a degree that is mind-boggling. As life, you belong in life.

As emotions arise, you have a choice about what you do with those emotions. Your choices ripple throughout the multiverse and are reflected back to you as the world out there.

Alternatively: A never-ending stream of unfulfilled needs, wants, inadequacies and unfavourable comparisons to other people can overload you today, as the feeling body goes into free fall. If you look for the root cause of your emotional problems, you will find another problem. Like an ouroboros, one thing leads to another and the last causal reason for any troubling feelings you have is then swallowed by the first definitive answer.

However, because 13 Dog also offers the opportunity to shift into the flow of collective energy, where you recognize that your emotional nature is simply a reflection of the human condition, you have access today to some salvation and freedom from your emotional challenges.

Release the dependency on desire; give up on your self-preoccupation and recognize the universal sufferings, joys and unions of all people. You belong to life as part of life. You are needed by life, in the way that life has shaped you.

The culmination of the Obsidian Mirror timewave today reveals your humanness and the universal existence of human needs. Your basic needs, relationship dynamics and behaviour are mirrored all around you. 13 Dog offers us the chance to go to another level of awareness.

In a celebratory and liberated state, enjoy the commonplace social spaces, the unconscious union of the crowd and the companionship you see all around you.

 Tiled reflection created by Laurence

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

12 Water (Moon)

Clear Water
Today is the 12th day of the Obsidian Timewave (also called Obsidian Mirror, or Flint), with the Water (or Moon) Daykeeper.

This timewave is all about facing the shadow and becoming conscious of the levels of reality. Obsidian is the cosmic mirror of truth that separates the wheat from the chaff and which clears the perceptional field. It often asks us to sacrifice that which is not working for us.

The glyph of the Obsidian Mirror (shown above, as well as in the centre of the image below) can be seen as the view looking down onto a Mayan stepped pyramid. The glyph shows us the divisions and boundaries between different realms and entities.

Obsidian is the black volcanic stone that would appear to have no reflection, but which is a most powerful tool for scrying and seeing into the deeper dimensions. Obsidian shards are extremely sharp – surgically sharp in fact. The Obsidian energy can cut with precision through to the core, as well as cut out the shadow material for cleansing.

The 12th day of each timewave is the day when it all makes sense, if you have been following and logging the energies thus far.

Moon or Water is the depth of the soul – true feeling rather than emotion – and today you can recognize what it is that you can offer people and what it is that needs purifying in yourself.

The cosmic principle of Water – be that emotion, feeling, imagination, astral-psychic plasma or the electromagnetic plasmic field of space – is the energy that permeates through all boundary walls.

The resonant vibrations through the fluid fields of existence create the mirror effect. What we see in front of us and around us reflects who we are, or what we are feeling, on the deepest level.

The clarity of the reflection can be a visceral and shocking realization that cuts through our sentiments. However, stay with it if you are seeking to know thyself.

Today is a good day to understand and see some of your truest deepest feelings.

Clear water, the Moon (from one of my paintings) and Laurence's artwork
for the glyph of the Obsidian Mirror.
Composite image created by me in Photoshop.

Monday, 13 November 2017

11 Rabbit (Star)

Gorgeous image created by our friend Kookie Birjukov
for one of the projects Laurence and I were working on several years ago.

Doors within doors to be opened today.

11 Rabbit is a Stargate kind of day. Maybe it’s not ET contact of the fourth kind for you today, but you might feel the fertility and light that is infusing the day. Where does it come from? It is your monadic essence and it is in resonance and at one with beings throughout the universe.

Today is a doorway to spiritual abundance and/or what might feel like a collapse of the light or euphoria into the black hole. The reflection of the radiating light is the toroidal flow back into the centre. Rabbits surge out of their burrows and radiate in all directions, then they all disappear underground.

The control and structure of yesterday’s Grasp (aka Deer or Hand) gives way to diffuse and fertile light, which is flowing in toroidal form. The challenge is how to integrate a radiant cosmic energy without getting scattered. The energy of this day is beautiful and subtle, and yet out of resonance with limitation, containment and practical concerns.

Creativity and destruction are mirrors. The sense of impermanence of our highs is a clue to the dynamic nature of creation. The cycle of creativity includes the fallow moments, which then lead onto new inspiration.

Explosion and implosion in every moment…

Images of the electromagnetic energy field of the human heart and of Planet Earth.
The image above is Copyright © HeartMath Institute; the one below is from Google images.

The electromagnetic field generated by the heart
is the most powerful rhythmic energy field produced by the body.’
HeartMath Institute

‘The holographic nature of reality is revealed in the understanding that the basic unit of all life is a toroid. It is a fractal reality, where the form can be found on every scale of creation. The toroid is not static; it curves in on itself and twists into the centre with an energy that is known as a torsion field. The torsion field generates the spiral pattern of all growth, as in the Fibonacci sequence.’ - Laurence James Lucas

Sunday, 12 November 2017

10 Deer (Hand, Grasp)

Today is all about holding on. What does that mean to you today?

What do you need to hold on to?

Each moment has the potential to grip us; each period of our life is a manifestation of our multiplicity. Each moment offers us the chance to feel totally free and empty – this idea of total freedom is really transcendental. We are here to engage, but with some transcendence.

Quite often in our lives we are desiring and wanting – this is an existential fact of engaging with life, rather than an error. Most people, most of the time, want more – more freedom, sex, love, romance, excitement, adventure, freedom again, money, self-expression, recognition, privacy, or at least some of those. This is not wrong, it is just an existential fact.

Today, hold the moment lightly, knowing all is well and, yes, you really do want to live life more freely and yet more magnificently.

Wanting creates attachment, so we all have this paradox within us – wanting freedom and yet wanting more in life. The mind cannot handle the paradox, but somewhere in the heart and the psyche is the capability to create open structures or conduits.

Are you gripped by Life? Are you gripped by the Divine Restlessness?

Hold on to something today and yet allow your energy to flow through the centre.

A good day for controlling aspects of your life in a positive way.

Heart-Hands holding on lightly, allowing the energy to flow

Saturday, 11 November 2017

9 Skull

DNA strand, showing that even the most fundamental form of life
is continuously turning inside out (from Google Images)

9 days are always days of realization and Skull brings the acknowledgement of that which has to be cleared out with decisiveness.

You are a reflection of all that is, yet you have your own journey and your own being within the collective.

Become clear about your boundaries, structures and axioms; release collective negativity (the lowest common denominator energy) and set a basic intention to be an agent for change.

Intend to transform, as and when it is appropriate, and make clean breaks from cultural pressures and fear-based scripts.

Navigate the streams of impermanence to your advantage. All situations can be turned inside out, just as life is continuously turning inside out.

We found this beautiful image in a Google search and have used it for some of our
workshop notes to illustrate the toroidal nature of the Earth's energy field
(which is the same for all living beings).
Unfortunately I have not been able to find the original artist to add a proper credit.
My thanks to whoever created this.

[Extra message from Laurence for 9 Skull days:]

Today you can see the outcome of future situations and events, based on how things are unfolding from this moment.


For the next few days, envisage a better world and do not comply with mainstream media suggestions... DO NOT COMPLY with mainstream visions for environment or global change...

Real change can only be seeded from the autonomous free-thinking individual, free from the global agenda being pushed in your face.

The world has never been more abundant. All of our environmental problems and energy problems already have solutions; these solutions have just not been released, but eventually they will. The tide cannot turn back.

The challenge is to clear out any negative energy present at this moment in your field. Clear out the dross of negative expectations so as to affect the outcome and future manifestation more positively now.

Remember the saying: ‘It doesn't have to be like this.’

Escher Implosion (from Google images)

Friday, 10 November 2017

8 Serpent

Hold steady.

Bringing intelligence into form requires daily discipline. Our intentions, desires and goals come with the challenge of living them day by day, paying the price to be paid and sustaining them long after the excitement has worn off.

The impermanence of excitement leads us to novelty addiction and confusion about what we actually want, as well as an apathy regarding what we really want, due to the effort and illusory nature of all form, as well as the dissatisfaction we sometimes feel about what we get.

All entities are responsible through universal decree for their own survival and flowering. Survival and the perpetual game of creating one’s life could be viewed as a monotony.

However, the enlightening truth is that life is a constant celebration.

Today, make the effort to emotionally commit to keeping your party rocking through accepting that you need what you need.

Keep Your Party Rocking!

Thursday, 9 November 2017

7 Lizard (Seed)

Laurence's painting, Consciousness and the Plasma Brain,
used horizontally as a background and overlaid with an image of the planets.

 A day of harmonic resonance with your Master Template, your Essential Divine Intent, your Life Purpose.

Today offers you a reflection of the basic intelligence or divine matrix for life throughout existence.

You can tune into an aspect of your life purpose (or a general sense of your soul intention) by observing the underlying gnosis you feel during the day. Trust the connections you see, for they represent this unique matrix; however, do not over-interpret the future unfoldment of how the seed will grow.

Enjoy the sense of harmony you feel with the inherent intelligence of life and, more specifically, with the ever-present original intent for your life.

Lizards can regenerate lost body parts as the template of their bodies are particularly powerful. You can similarly restore the template of your life today to some degree.

The space you created yesterday allows for the light of the seed or template for your life, encoded before incarnation, to shine through. The seed of your life can be seen in a general sense in that which is reflected to you from dreams or from the external world.

The resonance with your template will create the urge to move beyond the white noise and the distractions that have moved your life away from the potential of the original implicit purpose you were born with.

Just be conscious of that fact; do not get into frustration, just be in resonance with the ever-present seed for your life.

Text co-written by Laurence and me (mostly Laurence of course!)
for use in the handbooks I created for our Life Purpose workshops,
where Laurence would help people understand and honour their Master Template,
as well as inspire and imbue them with a
'sense of harmony with the inherent intelligence of life, and more specifically with
the ever-present original intent for their own lives'.
I felt it fitting to reproduce this page for use in today's blog,
to help illustrate the texture and energy of 7 Lizard.

In case this is not easy to read,
I have also added this page as a downloadable high-res PDF file in
Laurence's portal website, under the section entitled 'More'.
You are welcome to download this for your own personal use.
Please go to:

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

6 Foredawn (Dark House, In the House, Dark Night)

Processing, clearing and creating space. Today is a day of movement in the subconscious and unconscious.

Connect to your inner sanctum. The deepest part of your soul is a place of mystery that serves the purpose of nourishing you with a potent emptiness and privacy.

Today, allow the potentials to reorganize themselves.

The different expressions of the psyche – the multiplicity of needs, desires, complexes, wounds, frustrations and considerations – organically self-organize as you gradually let go of trying to control life, releasing the need to know.

This creates the space.

Wherever we were and whatever we were doing,
Laurence always took time in the early mornings to connect to his inner sanctum,
to delve into the mystery of his soul, to let go and to create space.
His daily practice of tai chi, yoga and shamanic journeying nourished him deeply
and thus allowed him to deeply nourish others.
Here he is in Koh Samui, Thailand, on 15 November 2007
feeling his feet in the water as the sun rose over the horizon.
This was the holiday just after we decided to adopt our dog Chocolate,
and the trip when he asked me to marry him. 

[Note from Carey: On 6 Foredawn of 26 September 2010, Laurence decided he would like to spend some of his day painting in the open air. Here he is at our friend Annie's.]

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

5 Wind

 LjL communicating with his beloved daughter Oceana, 2008

You are a nexus of communication. Your ideas are shaped to a large degree by the ideas you receive from others. The ideals of independence are fairly illusory; however, you are unique in essence, at the core of your being.

A good day to connect to your own essential voice and inspiration. Receive inspiration from Source today and convey that to others. Be conscious of the fickleness of the mind and the instant impulse to be an automatic transmitter of the collective clichés that abound in the atmosphere.

Ask intelligent questions, rather than rushing to deliver a pleasing answer.

5 Wind is a good day to investigate and penetrate the informational field in which you live. Cut to the core of situations by questioning assumptions.

 Image from Google images. Thank you to whoever created this.

Monday, 6 November 2017

4 Crocodile


All of life sustains itself. Wherever you look, in any direction and in any realm, you will see life in its myriad forms sustaining itself.

Enjoy sustenance today. Surrender to the need for food, basic exercise, rest, time with the family, or whatever you feel is calling you to sustain the matrix of life within which you exist.

What do you need to feel sustained in this day?

4 Crocodile is not about forward motion or future concerns, rather it is about being grounded in the essential nurturance of your life.

What is the essential nurturance you feel you need today?

Allow it to be, receive and give the essential food of life to your life and to the life all around you.

Focus on the frequency of nurturing, sustaining, security, comfort and being-ness.

(delicious Laksa very kindly cheffed by our friend Adam Claringbull)

Sunday, 5 November 2017

3 Flower (Sun, Lord)

A day of light  and energy vibrating. Feel the body and the world as a vibration of light. The emotions of anticipation will arise – do not let the mind jump ahead to a conclusion, an absolute, or the need for an outcome. If you grasp the energy, restlessness and anxiety will arise; stay with the anticipation.

Different aspects of the psyche, normally compartmentalized or shut off from each other, are able to cross-pollinate today. It will most likely be subtle, but you will feel energized.

Feeling is a form of subtle matter; it is the material that is most commonly experienced and yet is considered to be merely subjective, due to the shield of the mind. Today, light will pass over and through different aspects of your psyche.

The opportunity of the day is that you can enjoy the feeling of potentiality.

Do not get fixated on negative potentials, but come into alignment with your vision and your aspirations for your life. Stay with the feeling of potentiality. Move into that space without grasping; just enjoy the feeling that reminds you that life is mutable and that you are a co-creator who can attract more benevolent abundance into your life.

Allow yourself to move into that energy space of benevolent abundance.

Photo thanks to André Eichman,
from his Still Life Series,
as part of a several photoshoots he did with Laurence in July 2014 and January 2015.

Saturday, 4 November 2017

2 Storm (and also Full Moon today)

The pull of opposites today can be exhilarating as you move into unexpected zones and experiences.

Energy ricochets back and forth; we are confronted with our polarities.

Today is about the constant existential movement between being in the eye of the storm, enjoying stillness, and being caught in the midst of the cyclone of necessity (especially all that is associated with money), novelty, engagement and relating.

The desire to truly break free from the constraints of yourself can make you feel you are being pulled apart and/or give you the space to find some unexpected inner freedom.

A good day to recognize how you have created your life as it is; how the mixing bowl of your psyche, filled with all the divergent needs and desires, has resulted in the reality you walk in.

To find freedom in this day, accept the situation and your own duality. You then have the opportunity to enjoy and appreciate the novelty and variety that life offers you.

Consciously create some contrast in your day. Deliberately embrace some contrasting activities.

The potential result of this day is a genuine sense of refreshment, whilst accepting the existential pull of opposites.

What's in your psychic mixing bowl?
Thanks to the extremely talented photographer and friend, André Eichman.

Friday, 3 November 2017

1 Obsidian

The 13-day timewave of the Obsidian Mirror (Etznab) begins today. In this 13-day period, look at the shadow with a clear perception. When you look into the smoking mirror, keep looking through the clouds until you find the clear sky.

The world reflects ourselves back to us, revealing a semblance of the totality of our desires and inner feelings. This timewave will reveal the shadow of your life – and it is a challenge to accept that which you see.

However, the greatest challenge is to not see the fuzzy distortion of the shadow as the whole truth – it is just part of the truth. The light, the bright, the good and the beautiful are more powerful and more pertinent to life.

You are not your shadow, so do not identify with it. Accept the shadow of your relationships, your culture and your world as aspects, forces and elements that make up the entirety of your reality.

Acceptance is Love. See the shadow, then look beyond it, because the shadow is also illusory from the perspective of unity consciousness.

The opportunity afforded in this timewave is to be brave enough to open the heart that bit wider, with intelligence.

Open and accept and increase your connection to the essential awesome nature of life.

This amazing aerial photograph of shadows cast by camels walking through the desert
beautifully illustrates Laurence’s reminder that ‘You are not your shadow.’
The black ‘camels’ are in fact shadows,
while the actual camels are little more than slim blonde lines.
Taken by National Geographic photographer George Steinmetz in 2005.  

 [The version of the shot I used here is from]

Thursday, 2 November 2017

13 Earthmover

How does one keep up with the ‘million things’ that are in your life, all changing, growing and demanding attention?

You connect to the Source, from where all things grow and evolve.

The still point within you is the place where you connect to Source. From here, you are more able to respond to the emerging energy that needs your attention now. Though this is easier said than done, you can access that energy and consciousness today.

A good day to connect to the expanding web of synchronous interconnections that springs outwards in all directions from the ubiquitous centre of ‘now’.

Your life is interconnected to all reality and you can see or feel the force of the energy that is expanding out in all directions, through 360 degrees. Potentially, this is omnidirectional through almost infinite realms.

The life force in your body is the evolutionary impulse as it exists within you; it is a manifestation of the radial power that drives the world around you. Allow your awareness to become still, let go of compulsions to control your life, then respond to the impulse that springs from the stillness.

The kundalini is the manifestation of the collective unconscious will, the will of the whole human species. This will or impulse of evolution has two drives:

First: Survival, which gives rise to security, control, or, in some cases, manic power compulsion to manipulate and enslave.

Second: Transformation, which gives rise to the desire for the new, the restless urge to move on and surrender to new experience, or the death wish, self-destruction or self-loathing.

It is our power; if we own it, we flourish. If we are consciously owning it, we flourish in accord with the interests of the whole human species and life on Earth.

Today offers the opportunity to ascend to a new level of empowerment, to some degree.

 Connect to the Source by LjL