2012 has taken on almost mythical qualities, fuelled by the hype of films and books, many prone to the fears inherent in uncertainty. A dear friend of ours, Nevi Morrison, has been giving talks on 2012 and the nature of these times for many years. He recently wrote articles for a couple of newspapers here in New Zealand, one in the Far North and the other on Waiheke Island, where Nevi now resides. He has kindly emailed a draft of one of these articles to me which, with minor editorial changes, I post below:

By Nevi Morrison

I am sitting at the computer almost exactly two years from possibly the most powerful event in the history of our planet, occurring on December 21st, 2012. There is much misunderstanding around this event from fear to fundamentalism, without a clear understanding of what the ‘Wisdom Keepers’ of many of the world’s tribal traditions are really saying, and what messages they were leaving us . This has given rise to extreme views at both ends of the spectrum. At one end ‘Doomsday cults’ are predicting the ‘End of the World’! At the other end the many scientists feel nothing of any great significance will happen. What was really foretold thousands of years ago rests somewhere in the middle. 

The events then of 2012, according to the ancient wisdom, rather than heralding the end of the world, mark the end of a ‘World Age’. This present one—a period of 5125 years—began on August 11th, 3114BC, and will end on December 21st, 2012. Many ancient cultures, including the Greeks and Egyptians as well as the Aztecs and Mayans understood this journey of our planet through 12 constellations of the zodiac, known as the ‘Precession of the Equinoxes.’  There are five of these world ages in equal length—of which this present one is the last—and together total 25,625 years, a ‘Great Cycle’.

The now famous date of December 21st, 2012, marks the end of the Mayan ‘Long Count’ calendar, and this new era which the Mayans called Job Ajaw,  or ‘Fifth Sun’, will be ushered in by the solar meridian crossing the galactic equator and the earth aligning with the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy. At sunrise on that date, the sun will rise to intersect the Milky Way and the plane of the ecliptic. 

The ancients knew thousands of years ago that we would reach this turning point and the great ‘cleansing’ of Mother Earth would occur. In the East Indian tradition we are coming to the end of Kali Yuga, the Dark Age. The end of each of the previous ‘world ages’ has been marked by some form of cataclysm. Unfortunately, our present ‘advanced technological’ culture has often the arrogance of believing that all previous cultures were far more primitive than ours. What a huge mistake that is!

 

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The ‘more advanced’ civilizations the world over, particularly the West, have led to a highly developed technological society, of an ‘externally based authority’ in society, science, politics and religion. . This period has mainly been one of ‘masculine domination’ throughout the last 2000 years. Rather than attaining wisdom to add to this amazing knowledge, we have been destroying our environment, believing we are all powerful, and have worshiped greed, reason and materialism, and become slaves to our amazing inventions.

The great correction is all but upon us. However, this ‘purification’ period is predicted to be very short, and, according to the ancient wisdom, we then enter the age that many have been waiting for—the ‘Golden Age of Peace’—once again.   The most important shift is, therefore, not what plays out in the physical realms, but the shift in consciousness which is to a much higher vibration. 

As we move towards the ‘Shift of the Ages,’ however, we are seeing an increase of dramatic geological and climatic events—including massive floods in Australia and Pakistan, droughts, huge snowfalls in Europe paralysing traffic and air transport., earthquakes (the recent Christchurch earthquake is bringing these realities much closer to home), volcanic eruptions, drug resistant diseases, tsunamis, wars and conflicts, etc., as well as the imminent collapse of our world economic system, which has not served humanity as a whole. 

Also between November 2011 and December 2012 there is expected increased solar flare activity–solar max—accompanied by a huge  C.M.E. (Corona Mass Ejection) which if greater than 250 nano teslas, would disrupt all communications, satellites , aircraft and ship navigation. In addition, the intense electromagnetic radiation could  burn out the cores of many of the worlds high voltage transformers at power stations, which in a matter of a few hours, would plunge the side of the world facing the sun,  into a pre-electric era. Imagine the chaos that would cause! This is a possibility.

Will it really happen and how will all this unfold? No one really knows, but something is happening, everyone is feeling it, the evidence is all around us. If the Mayans and the Intertribal Medicine Societies of Native American Indians and other Wisdom traditions were right; what happens on the physical level is far less important than the long foretold shift in consciousness, which will propel us into a whole new paradigm, where there will be a greater awareness of who we truly are. The above scenario can all be viewed as ‘gloom and doom’, totally apocalyptic as the 2012 Hollywood disaster movie (on steroids!) shows, or can be seen with an awareness of this great opportunity to change.

How do we prepare then? In parts of the world survival groups are storing food and weapons. This is not the answer. What we fear we will attract. This is the law of the Universe. Others are asking, ‘Where will it be safe?’ Once again the ancient Wisdom Keepers have provided the clues. It is not where we are physically in the world although some places there will be less devastation that others, but our states of consciousness; either we are coming from ‘fear or love’.  North American Indian elders, such as Grandfather Titus, Harley Swiftdear and Sunbear,  who have all now left this earth, affirmed that we need to recognise our ‘Oneness’, our connection with each other, Mother Earth, and our Source, whatever we choose to call that.

From leaders of the world to our personal relationships we are seeing this universal dance being played out. The fear of letting go of control shows the old Piscean age of male authority is crumbling, and resisting it is futile. In all of the world’s great tribal and spiritual traditions, beyond the dogma and religious belief systems that have divided and separated man for centuries, there is an underlying theme that we are all ‘One’, all connected. 

Does this sound all very New Age airy-fairy? Not if we have even a simple understanding of ‘Quantum Physics’. At the subatomic level, everything, every atom is interconnected with every other atom. Our bodies and their cells contain the holographic memory of the whole mechanics of creation of the entire Universe! Modern science doesn’t have all the answers, none of us have, but science and Spirit are finally merging. The ‘Wisdom Keepers’ of these ancient cultures were without doubt leaving us a message, to come to the realisation that our presently held belief, that we are separate from each other and creation, the cause of (all of our problems), is a total illusion, and now that we know that, we can change it. We have to; there is no choice if we want to survive! We can choose to react in fear or respond with Love. It is up to us, all of us. This is what the 2012 ‘Shift of The Ages’ is really all about!

 

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2012: The End of the World or the Beginning of a New One?

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The Mythic Call: A Mayan Prophecy

 

 

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