Source: Waking Times
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Barbara-Lynn Freed is the Founder and Facilitator of the Center for Transformational Studies where she helps people heal their core issues through her twenty-year old spiritual healing practice called Awakening the Heart!, and her Transformational Astrology readings, that focus on your Karmic challenges, evolutionary goals and your life’s true purpose. She also helps shamanic students connect with the spirits of nature through her three-year, cross-cultural, shamanic apprenticeship, called Resurrecting the Old Ways: Walking the Land & Honoring the Spirits in Right Relationship. Please visit her website for more information at http://TransformationalStudies.com.
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Barbara Lynn-Freed, Contributing Writer
According to the Maya, the December 21, 2012 Sunrise marks the first time in 26,000 years that our Sun, on its ecliptic path, will be in conjunction with the intersection of the Milky Way at the Galactic Center. This alignment forms a cosmic cross, and is considered by the Maya to be an embodiment of the Tree of Life, a sacred tree that is remembered globally in all spiritual traditions.
The Maya also say that this alignment opens a portal that allows cosmic energies to flow through the earth, purifying her and all her inhabitants, and raising everything to a higher vibration. The Maya call this the beginning of the Fifth Sun or the next World Age. They say that this Fifth Sun will be dominated by the influx of Stellar energies, the element of Ether, and changes in the fabric of time.
However, like in all astrological phenomena, things don’t just happen, there is always a period of transition before and after an occurrence. And in this case the lead-time has been building for approximately 25 years and creating a subtle, though powerful, shift in our consciousness and vibration. Read more