UNDERSTANDING                       THE MAYAN                       CALENDAR                     By Lulu FemmeFatale12/19/...
Questions and Thoughts   1) What is the Mayan Calendar?   2) What do we know about the Maya?   3) What else makes 12.21...
Overview: Mayan Calendar   1) Mayan Calendar      History      Different Calendar       Types      Counts and Cycles  ...
MAYAN CALENDAR LINKS                  YouTube Video             Wikipedia Definition                  HowStuffWorkswww....
History                               Mayans derived calendar from                                earlier cultures       ...
Calendar Types   Different Calendar    Types     Tracking the Moon     Tracking Venus     Days on Earth   Used sets o...
Counts & Cycles                           Calendar Types                               13 day – Trecena                 ...
Long Count Cycles   1 K’in                            1 B’ak’tun                        1 K’inchiltun       1 day     ...
Long Count   Long Count       1 repeat Haab’ every lifetime (52        solar years)       Long Count to track important...
Mayan Concept of Time                           Count with Base 20                           Haab’ accounts for solar ye...
Cycles   Cycle Completions       Erect and dedicate        monuments       Commemorate completion   Belief in Previous...
Overview: Mayan Civilization                                        2) Maya Civilization                                 ...
MAYAN CIVILIZATION LINKS Wikipedia Definition Mayan Empire Documentary Part 1 (Intro  and Founding Civilizations) Mayan...
Context   Mesoamerican civilization       Changed through Spanish conquest       Ancestors still survive today in same ...
Content                           Known for fully developed written language                           King and Court   ...
Content   Mathematics       Advancements beyond        contemporaries due to use of 0 in        math systems       Base...
Content                               Religion                                   Believed in cyclical nature of time    ...
Context   Collapse       Still widely debated theories           Overpopulation, invasion, revolt            , trade co...
Overview: December 21, 2012   3) December 21, 2012     Beginning of                 New     Long-Count Calendar     Nos...
2012 PHENOMENON LINKS Wikipedia 2012 Phenomenon Nostradamus Prophecies on  HowStuffWorks Nostradamus Video (History Cha...
New Long Count Calendar              New b’ak’tun cycle in the Mayan Long               Count calendar system            ...
Nostradamus   Nostradamus Prophecies     Recently discovered book      discussing apocalypse     Believe most of his pr...
Galactic Allignment                               New Age Beliefs                                 A number    of article...
Doomsday Theories   Doomsday Theories       Alignment causing problems for the sun        which would in turn destroy Ea...
Overview: Predicted Events                           Theories on December 21, 2012                            Events     ...
2012 PREDICTED EVENTS LINKS   Natural Disasters (Top 10 Worst Video)       Earthquakes, Tidal Waves, Volcanoes, Hurrican...
Natural Disaster   The earth is constantly changing, evolving, and renewing       Geological activity changes over time,...
Natural Disaster                         Earthquakes                               Correlated to Volcanic activity      ...
Power Struggles   Historically tense relationship between    bourgeoisie (ruling/upper class) and    proletariat (working...
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy                           Because an event has been                            prophesized, peop...
Nuclear Disaster   Enough Nuclear power    exists to kill ourselves many    times over     Political powers, or smaller ...
Ancient Astronaut Theory   If we were previously visited, or interacted    with, extraterrestrials they may return   Uns...
Overview: Preparing for the Worst   Natural Disasters       Anticipate and Prepare a Family Plan   Redistribution of Po...
Natural Disaster Preparation                               Make sure you have supplies and                               ...
Redistribution of Power   Our Economic system is complex, but fragile       Precious metals historically retain value, w...
Man-Made Disaster & Warfare                               Peace and War                                   Tends to have ...
Ancient Astronaut Theory   Question the intent and    impact of actions     Working together as a      community gives s...
Imminent Death                               From a young age I have been aware of the                                imp...
Physical Death   If you experience your own    death and are survived by    your loved ones, what will    they be left to...
Mental Death                       Accept what has been, and that things may be that you have no                        c...
Emotional Death   Accept the past as it cannot be changed,    and accept that the future remains    uncertain, learning t...
Spiritual Death   If you are religious, refer to your religious doctrine for preparation to enter the afterlife   If you...
Overview: December 22, 2012                                    Future Concerns                                      Fini...
Future Concerns   Finite Resources Even if there is no    disaster on December 21, 2012, the world    is still at a pivot...
Future Opportunities                       Realizing opportunities follows the same                        pattern as a C...
Overview: Moving Forward   Starting with a Clean Slate   New Age of Consciousness   Planned and Purposeful    Action   ...
Clean Slate                               Use the calendar reset to                                forgive others and for...
New Age of Consciousness   If we are starting clean, the    future can be what we make    of it   We need to outline wha...
Planned & Purposeful                           Individuals                               Construct a plan and act with p...
Want More?      CHECK OUT THE MAYA               CALENDAR PAGE @    www.TheLuluChronicles.comwww.TheLuluChronicles.com   ...
Resources   Mayan Calendar:    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_calendar   Mayan Civilization:    http://en.wikipedia.o...
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It's 12/21/12, and the world is still spinning. Civilization hasn't ended, but neither has the Mayan Calendar! We're entering the 13th cycle of the B'ak'tun. View More to learn about the calendar, the Maya, what people feared this date would mean, and what we can look to moving forward. Love, Lulu. (www.TheLuluChronicles.com)

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  • Understanding the Mayan Calendar & Looking Forward

    1. 1. UNDERSTANDING THE MAYAN CALENDAR By Lulu FemmeFatale12/19/2012 www.TheLuluChronicles.com
    2. 2. Questions and Thoughts 1) What is the Mayan Calendar? 2) What do we know about the Maya? 3) What else makes 12.21.12 date significant? 4) What might happen 12.21.12? 5) How do we prepare for this date? 6) What if nothing happens? 7) Moving Forward.www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    3. 3. Overview: Mayan Calendar 1) Mayan Calendar  History  Different Calendar Types  Counts and Cycles  Long Count  Mayan Concept of Time www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    4. 4. MAYAN CALENDAR LINKS  YouTube Video  Wikipedia Definition  HowStuffWorkswww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    5. 5. History  Mayans derived calendar from earlier cultures  Traced to 5th Century BCE  Added to Zapotec & Olmec  Advancements in mathematics and astronomy  Mayans calendar contributed to those of later cultures  Mixtec & Aztec  Mayans made most sophisticated refinements to the calendar 12/19/2012www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    6. 6. Calendar Types Different Calendar Types  Tracking the Moon  Tracking Venus  Days on Earth Used sets of 20 primarily  Compared to Decimal sets of 10  Similar to binary or decimal system www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    7. 7. Counts & Cycles  Calendar Types  13 day – Trecena  20 day – Veintena  260 day – Tzolkin  Base of 20 days in 13 cycles, important numbers for Maya  Approx. length of human pregnancy  Astrological, geographic, and archaeological significance to Olmecs  Approximate plat to harvest cycle for crops  365 day – Haab’ (Solar Year)  20 days in 18 month cycles + 5 days  Slightly skewed with time for lack of account of ¼ day in tropical year  52 Haab’ cycles – Calendar Round  Combined Tzolkin and Haab’ repeat every 52 years  7,885 Solar Years - Piktunwww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    8. 8. Long Count Cycles 1 K’in  1 B’ak’tun  1 K’inchiltun  1 day  144,000 days  1,152,000,000  20 K’atun 1 Winal  394 Solar days  20 days Years  20 Kalbtun  20 K’in  1 Piktun  3,154,071 1 Tun  2,880,000 days Solar Years  360 days  20 B’ak’tun  18 Winal  7,885 Solar  1 Alautun Years  1 Solar Year  23,040,000,00 1 K’atun  1 Kalabtun 0 days  7,200 days  57,600,000 days  20 K’inchiltun  20 Piktun  20 Tun  157,704 Solar  63,081,429  20 Solar Years Years Solar Years www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    9. 9. Long Count Long Count  1 repeat Haab’ every lifetime (52 solar years)  Long Count to track important events linearly  Gives a better view of events over long period of time  Identify dates using Long Count, beginning with believed creation day (Aug 11, 3114 BC)  December 21, 2012 will be next b’ak’tun cycle  13.0.0.0.0  Next piktun cycle October 13, 4772  1.0.0.0.0.0 www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    10. 10. Mayan Concept of Time  Count with Base 20  Haab’ accounts for solar year  Base 20 x 13 months = 360 days + 5 “unlucky” days  Other cycles 20 x 20 x 20 etc.  Saw time as cyclical  Saw repetition in calendar cycles  Reoccurrence and renewal of death- rebirth  Repeated rituals and believed supernatural influences repeated with cycles  Configurations in calendar had influences based on positioning  Ex. “Unlucky” 5 days at end of solar year cyclewww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    11. 11. Cycles Cycle Completions  Erect and dedicate monuments  Commemorate completion Belief in Previous Cycles  Believe present world preceded by other worlds  Number of cycles vary  Due to fatal flaws, created and destroyed by gods  Sacrifice believed to appease gods and maintain balance needed for existence and our world to continue www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    12. 12. Overview: Mayan Civilization  2) Maya Civilization  Content  Accomplishments  Characteristics  Beliefs  Context  Time Period  Location  Influenceswww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    13. 13. MAYAN CIVILIZATION LINKS Wikipedia Definition Mayan Empire Documentary Part 1 (Intro and Founding Civilizations) Mayan Empire Documentary Part 2 (Math & Architecture) Mayan Empire Documentary Part 3 (Astronomy & Calendar) Mayan Elder Speaks (Renewing Cycles & Lost Knowledge)www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    14. 14. Context Mesoamerican civilization  Changed through Spanish conquest  Ancestors still survive today in same region  Distinctive cultures and traditions  Pre-Columbian and Post-Columbian ideas and cultures  Central America  Guatemala, Belize, north El Salvador, west Honduras Time Line  Established Pre-Classic period (2000 BC to 250 AD)  Peaked Classic period (250 AD to 900 AD)  Continued through arrival of Spanish Classic Period  Number millions  Advanced urban centers  Architecturally advanced monuments and water systems  Advanced intellectualism and art  Notable for mathematics and astronomy www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    15. 15. Content  Known for fully developed written language  King and Court  Generally just rule over specific capital city & neighboring cities  Ruler believed from divine lineage  Privileged nobles make up court and upper society  Architecture and Art  Advanced sculptures, pottery, paintings, and murals  Ceremonial platforms, palaces, E- Groups, pyramids, temples, observatories, and ball courts constructed by Maya  Writing system based on logosyllabic system  Syllabic signs play role in comprehensionwww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    16. 16. Content Mathematics  Advancements beyond contemporaries due to use of 0 in math systems  Base units in 20 (compared to 10 in decimal system)  Allowed for advanced calculations and observations Astronomy  Traced many different cycles of celestials bodies  Moon  Venus  Large and specific interest in Sun www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    17. 17. Content  Religion  Believed in cyclical nature of time  Rituals and ceremonies associated with celestial and terrestrial cycles  Believed in 3 planes  Earth, underworld, and heavens  Practiced human sacrifice through opening the chest and removing the heart  Maize at heart of Mayan religion and culture  Deities with multiple characteristics  Not characteristically “good” or “evil”  Actions changed with seasons and timewww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    18. 18. Context Collapse  Still widely debated theories  Overpopulation, invasion, revolt , trade collapse, drought  Exhausted environmental potential  Hunting and farming passed sustainable limits  Whole city centers abandoned, populations relocate to coastal and other regions www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    19. 19. Overview: December 21, 2012 3) December 21, 2012  Beginning of New Long-Count Calendar  Nostradamus Prophecies  Religious Beliefs  Galactic Alignment  Geological Concerns www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    20. 20. 2012 PHENOMENON LINKS Wikipedia 2012 Phenomenon Nostradamus Prophecies on HowStuffWorks Nostradamus Video (History Channel Clip)www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    21. 21. New Long Count Calendar  New b’ak’tun cycle in the Mayan Long Count calendar system  Mayan literature Popol Buh describes 4 believed worlds  Long count believed to mark beginning of 4th world  3 previous worlds believed destroyed by the gods  Enter 13th b’ak’tun  13 and 20 significant numbers for the Maya  Some believe 4th cycle of humans will be cleansed and ended with the completion of the 13th turn of the Great Cycle  Other believe the end of the 13th cycle is time for celebration, not devastationwww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    22. 22. Nostradamus Nostradamus Prophecies  Recently discovered book discussing apocalypse  Believe most of his previous prophecies came to pass  My personal problem is vagueness and room for interpretation, I don’t know as much about this as I’d like to, but don’t have the time or energy to really dive in www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    23. 23. Galactic Allignment  New Age Beliefs  A number of articles and scholars throughout the 20th century have written that this date is linked with a supposed coming apocalypse  Believe date links to galactic alignment that will bring catastrophe  Aligns sun with center of the Milky Way Galaxywww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    24. 24. Doomsday Theories Doomsday Theories  Alignment causing problems for the sun which would in turn destroy Earth  No hard evidence this alignment will affect Earth  Earth most directly affected by Sun and moon, unless these are affected, the Earth shouldn’t be  Massive solar flare causes pole reversal, shifting the earth’s crust and causing atomic blasts, geological upheaval, and widespread death  Geomagnetic reversals take 1,000 – 10,000 years to complete  Solar maximum will peak in 2013, not 2012  Planet X/ Nibiru colliding with Earth  Adjusted from uneventful original prediction in May 2003  Such an imminent disaster would be visible with the naked eye www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    25. 25. Overview: Predicted Events  Theories on December 21, 2012 Events  Natural Disaster  Earthquakes  Tidal Waves  Volcanoes  Hurricanes/Tornados  Power Struggles  Self-Fulfilling Prophecy  Nuclear Disaster  Ancient Astronaut Theorywww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    26. 26. 2012 PREDICTED EVENTS LINKS Natural Disasters (Top 10 Worst Video)  Earthquakes, Tidal Waves, Volcanoes, Hurricanes  Galactic Alignment (Opinions Why Alignment Won’t Affect Us)  Planetary Concerns (NASA & Science Backed) Ancient Aliens (Opinions on Revisit by Extraterrestrials) Redistribution of Power  Project Mayhem by Anonymous  Wikipedia Power Law Miscellaneous Mayhem & Self-Fulfilling Prophecy  Wikipedia 2012 Crimes  Wikipedia Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Nuclear Disaster ( Top 10 Worst Video)www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    27. 27. Natural Disaster The earth is constantly changing, evolving, and renewing  Geological activity changes over time, and there may have been a way to predict peaks as they appear cyclically over time  Even if it doesn’t occur 12.21.12, I believe this is a real threat that we should be aware of and prepared for  If we survive, we should pass the knowledge and preparation to ensure the survival of our offspring in the future event one of these catastrophes comes to pass Volcanoes  Super volcanic activity is dangerous for its magma and the ash cloud it would expel  The ash would block the sun, killing plants and primary producers  Without the producers, the consumers that eat these plants would die  Without these secondary consumers, the animals that feed on them would perish, crippling or demolishing the food chain www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    28. 28. Natural Disaster  Earthquakes  Correlated to Volcanic activity  Shifting of plates and fault lines  Fault lines border every continent on Earth  Could cause architectural devastation, and loss of life, but may be survivable  Tidal Waves  Result from earthquakes and displacement at sea  Can devastate and temporarily or permanently flood coastal regions  Hurricanes/Tornados  With changing air currents, these wind tunnels can cause devastation across expansions of land  Tornados are a big concern for plain regions  Hurricanes mix wind currents with the sea and coastal regions  Survivable through preparation, though would cause widespread devastation in its pathwww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    29. 29. Power Struggles Historically tense relationship between bourgeoisie (ruling/upper class) and proletariat (working/lower class)  Tensions have been increasing with economic turmoil, natural disaster, and distrust in governing bodies  Ex. Occupy Movement The fear that exists over this date may be used by parties that want power and/or want changes or the deconstruction of current political systems  Power is not voluntarily given up  There may be a fight which is lost  There may be a fight which is won Project Mayhem – Anonymous  Releasing December 12, 2012 at 11:11 local time  Publicly releasing private information regarding government and corporate corruption  Unknown potential impact www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    30. 30. Self-Fulfilling Prophecy  Because an event has been prophesized, people act differently than they normally would, which can cause the event to occur  People who believe the world is going to end may act in irrational ways  Killing themselves and loved ones to save from believed harm  Killing others to simply watch the world burn because they believe it’s going to end anywaywww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    31. 31. Nuclear Disaster Enough Nuclear power exists to kill ourselves many times over  Political powers, or smaller groups with ulterior motives, may release Nuclear power to send a fearful world into a frenzy or even war  Natural disasters may cause the meltdown of existing nuclear plants, destroying civilization around it www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    32. 32. Ancient Astronaut Theory If we were previously visited, or interacted with, extraterrestrials they may return Unsure of their motives, we may accept them, destroy them, or be destroyed and conquered by them www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    33. 33. Overview: Preparing for the Worst Natural Disasters  Anticipate and Prepare a Family Plan Redistribution of Power  How Power Struggles Can Affect Us  Economically  Politically  Peace & War Man-Made Disaster & Warfare  Being Alert  Anticipating High-Risk Situations Ancient Astronaut Theory  Awareness of Possibilities Imminent Death  Being Prepared  Physically  Mentally  Emotionally  Spirituality www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    34. 34. Natural Disaster Preparation  Make sure you have supplies and a plan if natural disaster occurs near you  Food, water, and safety concerns most basic  Health and medicine would need care, particularly for the young and elderly  Know what natural disasters are typical of your region, and prepare accordingly  Have an escape plan, and make sure your entire family knows your planwww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    35. 35. Redistribution of Power Our Economic system is complex, but fragile  Precious metals historically retain value, while the value of currency is dependent on the power, authority, and backing of the issuing country  Trade is old form of getting required goods outside monetary constructs  Value varies and is dependent on need/demand Politically  Countries can be overtaken completely, subjecting all citizens to the new regime  Countries can be fragmented by regions breaking off and declaring independence  Fragments can be overthrown by other more powerful entities Power asserted through force and fear  Fear of death  Fear of loss of quality of life  Fear of loss of privileges www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    36. 36. Man-Made Disaster & Warfare  Peace and War  Tends to have polarizing affect  Regime vs. Resistance  Characterized as Good vs Bad depending on perspective  War games controlled by heads of the parties, using the citizens as casualties and soldiers to validate their cause, fight, and the extremity of their actions  Protection through critical thinking and pursuit of truth  Examine sources of information  Examine intent as well as impact of actions  Be careful with your trust  Avoid areas of high conflict and/or riskwww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    37. 37. Ancient Astronaut Theory Question the intent and impact of actions  Working together as a community gives strength in numbers individuals do not have on their own  May also lead to stupid decisions made through “group think” which would not occur on their own  Identify trustworthy leaders based on knowledge and intent, rather than those that are the loudest or pushiest www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    38. 38. Imminent Death  From a young age I have been aware of the impermanence of life, and have adjusted my life accordingly  There are some things you just can’t prepare for  I believe it is better to live each day as if tomorrow may be your last than to mistakenly act like you will live forever  Keep long term goals and motivations, but do not put off important things  Never miss a chance to tell those you love how much they mean to you, you never know when the last time you’ll see them will be  Come to peace with your pass, and release anxiety of your future  Living this way, each new day is a blessing and a new opportunity rather than a rightwww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    39. 39. Physical Death If you experience your own death and are survived by your loved ones, what will they be left to deal with? Learn to detach from the materialistic things that are valued only in life, but not in afterlife, or after death www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    40. 40. Mental Death  Accept what has been, and that things may be that you have no control over, as this is the natural cycle of life and death  Make peace with your past, because carrying around grudges and anger taxes your body and uses energy and mental focus that you then cannot use for more important things  Let go of our human nature to polarize our memories of good and bad, and find lessons in the mistakes so you may accept them as tools to teach and strengthen you, and in turn let them go  Keep dreams and goals for the future, as hope gives our species a reason and drive to continue life  Stop obsessing over details of the future, because you will never know until you get there, and most things you worry about never happen  Do not avoid fears of the future, face them, let your mind walk through them to be basically prepared, then move on so that you can free your mind for more important matters  True peace and clarity can only be realized when we get out of our own way, releasing what we have been taught to hold onto, looking past momentary discomforts, and appreciate the unique blessings that exist in this moment  If it is not a blessing, it is a lesson, which will strengthen you in the future, and can be a blessing if that’s how you choose to see itwww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    41. 41. Emotional Death Accept the past as it cannot be changed, and accept that the future remains uncertain, learning to live in this moment Make peace and amends where needed Release the issues that weigh on your heart and mind, realizing you can only deal with what exists in this moment Do not hide from emotional thoughts or pains  Find a time and place where you can appropriately express your emotion, alone or with loved ones  Allow yourself time to experience the emotion, noting what specifically is evoking that response  Once you have experienced it, move past it, release it so that it does not consume you www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    42. 42. Spiritual Death If you are religious, refer to your religious doctrine for preparation to enter the afterlife If you are not religious per say, understand that through the act of existing you are part of a system greater than yourself  Biologically your body is made of the same DNA elements of all other organic materials we need to cohabit with to sustain life  You consume and expel energy in specific locations and fashions that affect the world and life around you  You can only do your best, which varies from day to day and moment to moment  Regret comes from not trying or not doing your best  If you try and fail, it is a lesson, not a mistake  Accept what you are, and who you’ve been  Most important is to accept yourself and the person you are  You cannot change the past, but you decide and responsible for your actions in the moment  Though family, friends, and culture may affect your perspective and privilege, you are still responsible for how you react to this environment  Quantum Physics of Energy  Your actions expel energy  Your thoughts expel energy  The strongest waves we send out are correlated to emotions  Group prayer and meditation have shown some tested effects on the greater environment and/or consciousness  I believe community transcendental thought can also affect individuals from the inside out www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    43. 43. Overview: December 22, 2012  Future Concerns  Finite Resources  Political Tensions  Geological Shifts  Future Opportunities  Phase 2: Assessing Opportunities  The Lulu Chronicles Series  Phase 1: Motivation  Phase 2: Opportunity  Phase 3: Abilitywww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    44. 44. Future Concerns Finite Resources Even if there is no disaster on December 21, 2012, the world is still at a pivotal moment in its development Our actions at this moment will affect the world that survives us and the generations that succeed us A society that values economic prosperity above social responsibility and environmental resources will not be permanently sustainable We have the technology to develop a sustainable community Change does not come seamlessly, as those in power want to maintain their power  There must be a call to action:  Awareness > Attention > Internalization > Call to Action www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    45. 45. Future Opportunities  Realizing opportunities follows the same pattern as a Call to Action  Awareness > Attention > Internalization > Call to Action  Opportunity is only 1/3 of the equation to success  Motivation x Opportunity x Ability  Motivation must be understood to bring yourself to act on the opportunity  Ability must be developed through education, conditioning, or resources  I’ll be discussing the tools to unlocking Opportunities starting December 22, 2012www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    46. 46. Overview: Moving Forward Starting with a Clean Slate New Age of Consciousness Planned and Purposeful Action  Individuals  Motivation x Ability x Opportunity = Success  Setting Goals  Communities  Network of Resources  Healthy Diversification www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    47. 47. Clean Slate  Use the calendar reset to forgive others and forgive yourself for past transgressions  Do not forget, but forgive, as to not carry the baggage of bitterness with you which will tarnish future opportunities  Set new goals, short and long term, and set yourself up to achieve them  If you need help with this I’ll be discussing it in the coming weekswww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    48. 48. New Age of Consciousness If we are starting clean, the future can be what we make of it We need to outline what we want from our futures to put tangible steps into play to realize these desires Through technology and a globally trade of ideas and information, we have the potential to create a society never before possible www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    49. 49. Planned & Purposeful  Individuals  Construct a plan and act with purpose  Anticipating problems enables you to overcome them with greater swiftness and ease  Planning ahead for goals allows time to network the resources needed to see the plan come to pass  Communities  Healthy society similar to a healthy body  As I will discuss further in future weeks  Each part of society needs to strive for individual health to add to the community rather than detract from it  More can be achieved through working together for common goals than any individual can accomplish on their ownwww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    50. 50. Want More? CHECK OUT THE MAYA  CALENDAR PAGE @ www.TheLuluChronicles.comwww.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale
    51. 51. Resources Mayan Calendar: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_calendar Mayan Civilization: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayan_civilization 2012 Phenomenon: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_21_2012 12/19/2012www.TheLuluChronicles.com 12/20/2012 Lulu FemmeFatale

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