By Lauren Burn
Why I want to experience the 2012 Maya Winter Solstice at Chaa Creek
I’m 28 years old and I’m not sure if I’m doing exactly what it is that I’m supposed to be doing – professionally at least. Oh alright, in every aspect of my life. I’m getting to that age in a woman’s life (the dreaded thirties), where as a young girl you’re pretty sure you should have it all figured out, you should probably have kids already, at least one, and a husband, and dog? Ok, maybe not a dog, but the other stuff for sure. That said, the Maya Winter Solstice, in my mind, is the embodiment of spiritual soul searching, the end of an epic cycle and the beginning of a new one.
So for me, it only makes sense that I align myself with this kind of energy that forces me to discard my old way of thinking, and to accept this new reality that I am not my old preconceived notions of where I should have been as I near 30.
Or, at the very least you could consider letting me experience a few nights at what appears to be the most fabulous eco-lodge I’ve seen in recent times just because…(smile). Ok, to be fair, without the fluff, without insincerity, without feeling like I’m trying to sell myself and my reason in some pitch for a few nights at the lodge…I really do want to experience the Maya Winter Solstice.
I want to experience the Maya Solstice at Chaa Creek because one, I’m a culture enthusiast, two, I love nature, I love anything that encourages the appreciation of our natural surroundings, and too I want the opportunity to experience something that I’ve never had the good fortune of experiencing to date, and lastly because the artist, the kook, the mystic and the romantic in me believes that this experience might just be what I need to sort out finally my life’s purpose, or at least reconcile myself to the one I am now building.