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Week 13: The Master Key Experience – The HABITuator!

 

Habituator 2Meet The Habituator! 

When THREATS are Near, the HABITUATOR APPEARS!!!!

 

free-superhero-clipart-aTqe8j6pcFaster than a speeding Thought!

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More Powerful than Complacency!

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Able to Smack Down the Old Blue Print with a Single SWAT!!

 

This embodiment of Power & Authority did not start out this way!  In Fact, She Looked more like THIS!!!  Solidly in the BASICS – Facebook, Twitter, The Alliances, Blogging, Webbies, Paying it Forward…… PERFECTLY COMFORTABLE with the PROGRESSIONS and PROCESS, and Perfectly Positioned to Quit!

416807-b4 the weight was lostMore like one of The Incredibles!  Powerful beyond measure until seduced by complacency   arising out of success!  Choosing to lay aside his Greatness, his Super Powers, as all the Evil Villains, especially the Old Blue Print, were VANQUISHED!!

What forces cause you to lay aside your super powers?  Your Work?  Your Day Job?  Your Family and Friends?  The Business of Life, especially during the Holidays?

 What are those things, REALLY?

All those EXTERNALS pressing into our hearts from the outside are really the Weapons of the Old Blue Print, slyly whispering into your heart that you’ve done GREAT!! You can just relax…take a day off….. ‘Yes… sadly, it’s true….Success can lay the foundation for future failure, for refusing the Call to Your GREATNESS, for Refusing the Herald’s Call.

For me, Denying my Truth would mean Spiritual Suicide

The HabituatorSo I THANK GOD for The HABITuator!!!!  His Persistent Pursuit of His Passion and Purpose Perpetuates Perfection!!!  Instead of resting on Yesterday’s Laurels or Allowing “Life” to be a distraction, The HABITuator presses forward, honing the tools of Self-Mastery, ENTHUSIASTICALLY moving toward his Magnificence!!!!

 

So just what does all this have to do with how I have kept The Master Keys alive and vibrant in my life?

Everything.

I often tell people ‘It’s my job to keep myself amused.”

How can I keep the Sit, the Cards, my DMP, the 7-Day Mental Diet, Masterminding with others in the course, mixing it up to create a new, more effective combination SO THAT I keep this fresh, creating an environment for digging deeper, soaring higher, and discovering deeper truths to guide and direct my path?

Fidelity to the exercises.  Fidelity to the details.  Everything in this work is here for a reason. shapesEven if I don’t understand it, I understand the results I see from doing it.

 

Think about that.

 

What if your life, or the life of someone you love, depended upon your precision and persistence, upon your understanding, upon you doing everything you know to do to make ‘IT’ work, to cause all the pieces to come together?

 

Sometimes in life, that is exactly what happens!  If you were a part of an expedition to climb Mt. Everest, your life would , literally, be in the hands of the Sherpas who (1) know the conditions; (2) insure that every Provision needed is supplied; and (3) are masters of their trade, able to adapt to changing conditions in the blink of an eye.  In other words, their HABITS become the actions that create the environment for you, the man or woman preparing the ascent, to be able to succeed.

Another way of looking at it is that The Habituator is like unto everything that you are doing in the Master Keys to reap the rewards of the progressions created for you…. It’s SUBBY FOOD!!!!  And since both the mind and the body need to be nourished daily, you daily get to choose what enters therein.

landscapes-volcanoes-the-lord-of-the-rings-mordor-mount-doom-HD-WallpapersIt’s your Hero’s Journey to your Greatness. 

It’s the mountain that you must ascend

in order to become all that you are created to be.

That’s how it’s been for me.

And I have to tell you, living as “the Habituator” is not always easy, but it is fascinatingly effortless!!!! This November, my husband and I moved our home….this was 3 months after moving our business!  Two moves in 4 months.  No internet at our home for 5 weeks. Long hours. Audits. Mental Health Crises lasting weeks in three of the families we serve. Our daylight basement flooding through the foundation from torrential rains early in December.

It would have been EASY to ‘relax’, to cut myself some slack….to skip some of the work.  I could not do so, and look at that Gal in the Glass, and know that in that day, I gave my life my best.

The few moments spent each day on this new habit is a small price to pay for the happiness and success that is mine.

It’s a small price to pay for the Happiness and Success that is your reward for your faithfulness to continuing to answer the Herald’s Call, the call to your Greatness.

So, it’s up to you.

Habituator 3In the time ahead, you can choose to be like one of The Incredibles, or like “The Habituator!!  The fork in the road lies before you.

Choose Wisely. Choose Well!

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Week 12: The Master Key Experience – The Anarchist

 

 

Advent

Advent

All these wonderful seasons of going within and glowing without, and I’m talking Politics?

Well, not really. All of the Primaries for whatever party is vying for dominance really bore me. What I’m talking about is this week’s meditation, where we are directed to ‘realize your unity with omnipotence’.  As the spray of a wave crashing upon the rocks contains within it the entire ocean, so do we, contain within ourselves, the exact nature of God.

 

Christmas

Christmas

“Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness” [Genesis 1:26]

“Then the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living being.’ [Genesis 2:7]

“The Father and I are One.” [John10:30]

 

Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Why did God create us in this manner, breathing His Spirit into us to enliven us?  Could it be so that we would be able to act upon creation, to be a steward of it, and to create in the physical realm…to have dominion over our world?

Dominion requires personal responsibility, and consciousness.

It also requires reverence and respect for all that has been and is being created.

AND, probably most important, the prerequisite for Dominion over the world is Dominion over the self…..something you can attain through The Master Keys.

The Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice

This takes me back to Anarchy.

If I and the Father are one, and if you and the Father are one, it stands to reason that you and I are one.  Could this be the reason for the universality of The Golden Rule?

If we are one, then anything and everything that I do unto you, I first do unto me.  In pondering these things over the years, I have come to believe that when the hearts of men are restored to their true nature, they will see that they, themselves, are sacred, and worthy of honor and respect, of kindness, and love.  They will also see that all others are as well, and, dare I say it, that all of creation is Holy.  With this degree of clarity of thought and understanding, is there a need for one man or institution to lord it over another?  I think not.  Thus, I am an Anarchist.

Let there be peace on Earth, and let it begin with me.

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Week 11 – The Master Key Experience – The DOMINO EFFECT

 

cause and effect“It is well, however, to remember that while every effect is the result of a cause, the effect, in turn, becomes a cause, which creates other effects, which in turn create still other causes, so that when you put the Law of Attraction [The Law of Karma, or the Law of Cause and Effect] into operation, you must remember that you are starting a train of causation for good or otherwise which may have endless possibilities.”  Charles Haanel, The Master Key – Part Eleven

Consciousness is the ultimate Personal Responsibility Paradigm, calling into play every aspect of our being.  We recently had our basement flood.  What caused that? The failure of the builder 45 years ago to seal the foundation combined with ineffective drainage from the gutters.  We got to walk into observing the Law of Attraction/Law of Cause and Effect up front and personal playing out in our new home.  It played beautifully into Scroll III from The Greatest Salesman in the World: “I will be liken to the rain drop which washes away the mountain; the ant who devours a tiger; the star which brightens the earth; the slave who builds a pyramid. I will build my castle one brick at a time for I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking.  I will persist until I succeed.”

One raindrop at a time, until the foundation was saturated along with the earth, and the Persistencewater pushed through, covering our floors and then leaching up into the walls, until they, too were saturated.

Nature instructs beautifully.

A cause, 45 years in the making, combining with other causes, until the breach in the walls occurred.

If this is true of the power of a raindrop, how much more so is it true of the power of our thoughts?  What effects am I unconsciously creating?  Am I being a powerful Gatekeeper of my Mind, or am I in the default mode, allowing access to negativity, doubt, fear, collective consciousness……

I get to choose.

And I master the tools, so that I choose wisely.

The Domino Effect of Thought:  Play it out to the end in your mind’s eye, and rejoice in the possibilities if you are the Master of your Mind. Or if you are not, then, at the least, prepare for what may occur, for unconscious creation obeys the same laws.

 

 

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Week 10: The Master Key Experience – And Then The Rains Came….

 

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UNBELIEVABLE!!!!  My husband and I just moved into our beautiful new home in Hayesville, North Carolina, in the middle of November. So many things about the house that I absolutely LOVE, and then there WAS that one thing that made me cringe.

The carpet in our daylight basement epitomized early 1980s rubber backed indoor/outdoor ugliness…probably the ugliest carpeting ever made by man.  I casually remarked to John that I really wanted to pull that out and replace it.  He said he’d rather install hardwood floors on the main level first. We were, and still, are unpacking.  Plenty of time.

And then the rains came.  8-10 inches in 12 hours.  John awoke several times that night. He told

Eden Falls

Eden Falls

me later that it sounded like some wizard had transported our home under a waterfall.  Now, John was raised in the Panhandle of Florida…Hurricane rains don’t faze him, but his storm did.  I awoke early on December 2, put Star’s leash on her and went down stairs to take her outside, and heard “Squish Squish Squish” under my feet as I hit the lower level.  I turned on the lights. The entire basement was flooded.  The carpet was saturated. I quickly went into the ACTION mode, finding a shop vac and working until 1AM the following morning sucking water out of the floors, all in all, over 30 gallons of water.  I found a large shop fan and turned in on high.  The next morning, I could still see my footprints on the carpeting when I walked across it.  I saw where the water had leached up the walls.  I assessed my losses…books, notes, my MKMMA Workbook, water damage to original art which we had not yet hung on the walls…..

Miraculously, none of my leather bound books were damaged, and I had boxes and boxes of them. The art seemed to be drying out ok, but the carpet……. I had to call in the professionals. Mildew was already forming, and Black Mold is NOT on my Bucket List!

thoughts-create-realityThen it hit me.  I laughed out loud.  Haanel, Week 10, tells us “Nothing happens without a definite cause.” Although I have felt pure gratitude throughout this entire experience, I also realized that I was grateful to be getting rid of the World’s Ugliest Carpeting.  BAM!!!!! If only I had been MORE SPECIFIC!!!!!!  Instead of water leaching through the foundation, creating a non-insurable water damage event, I should have told the Universe EXACTLY how I wanted us to be rid of this abomination of ugliness!!!!  There were many other options other than flooding through a saturated foundation!!!!  I’ve learned THAT lesson!!!!

The Restoration People tore out the carpeting, set up the dehumidifiers and fans, and treated all the surfaces to kill any mold and mildew present and to prevent any new from growing.  Once the place completely dries out, they’ll tear out the rubber padding, the linoleum, leaving me with clean, concrete floors.  I’ll make the space beautiful once again, more beautiful than before, for as I has already demonstrated this week, straight from Scroll III, “I persist until I succeed.”

The Master Keys Experience….There’s Nothing Like It!!

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Week 8: The Master Key Adventure – Release the Kracken!

 

I’ve been reading a lot of blogs this week, and it seems that that Crafty Old Blue Print has launched a major assault on our Heroes!  The first year I embarked upon my Hero’s Journey, The Great MKMMA Adventure, this was my experience of being stalked by the OBP!!!  I dedicate this to all of the heroes in my tribe, and to all those chipping away at the cement.

The Lurker

The Lurker

The Old Man, the one who is NOT part of this work, the one who refused for years to embark upon any great journey, the one who historically has been ready and willing to just give up and to use the excuse of ‘self-care’ to do so, the one addicted to stopping…..this one is the Old Blue Print.  This one is the one who settles and who is tossed about as a small ship on a wild sea. I call the old Blue Print the LURKER.  I do not believe it operates alone.  It has been watching…..patiently waiting for the opportunity to SEIZE POWER once again.  Displaced. Angry.  Unhappy.  The Lurker sits……watches for the perfect opportunity to rise up against that new creature who has been successfully invading its prized territory.

 

Last night, it saw an opening, and quickly conferred with its generals.  They all agreed. That fool Dr WHOof a woman stayed up until 3am working on a project.  She was tired.  The invading force was losing ground.  The propaganda campaign began.  Soft whisperings designed to comfort, to sooth.  “It’s OK to just go to sleep.  It’s 2:30 in the morning.  You have a long day tomorrow………SLEEEEEEEEEEEP……..SLEEEEEEEEEP.”     BUT NO!!!!  The new Blue Print, the LOOKER, delved deep into the infinite resources available to her and with joy and jubilation, read aloud her DMP and GS, then collapsed into sleep.

kraken_desktop_1112x719_hd-wallpaper-1009553The LURKER is not so easily discouraged, especially when an opening has presented itself.  The Generals continued to confer, and finally, they all agreed.  DESPARATE MEASURES WERE NEEDED.  It was time to RELEASE THE KRACKEN!!!!   The next morning, I awoke with a severe sore throat, a stuffy head, sneezing, coughing.  The whisperings grew louder, more insistent, more persistent.  “You’re sick.  Take care of yourself.  Stay in bed and rest and get well. It’s just one day……..”

 

BUT NO!!!  The New Blue Print, the one I call The LOOKER [she is always seeking, looking, and she looks and feels GREAT!]  delved deep into the MKMMA tools….what will help?   What will work?

Charles Haanel states “This knowledge can be gained only by making practical application of this information. We learn by doing. Through practice, the athlete becomes powerful.”

So, yesterday, in spite of razors cutting my throat from the inside-out, sneezing, sniffing, coughing, pounding pain throughout my head, I succeeded in winning the three short races of the MKMMA Marathon.  At day’s end, in spite of the body feeling like death warmed over, my Spirit experienced authentic power to determine my life, to set its course, to fulfill my purpose and destiny…….all because I persevered.

It matters not how oft you fall, when you get up, and heed the call, Your Victory is assured.

 

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