MASTER KEY HERO'S JOURNEY

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March 14, 2016
by Virginia Perl
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Week 22a – The Hero’s Journey – She’s Alive!

The Master Key

         The Master Key

This has not been a very good week for enthusiasm.  Enthusiasm was the Franklin Makeover word of this past week.  Having just come off the week prior, a week of death of a loved one, then the funeral, and flooded with tasks that kept me busy being of service, I folded into a heap with the flu.  The flu, you ask?  Yup, I slept for four days with my compass and thermometer nearby.  Couldn’t care less what time or day it was.  Enthusiasm?  Ha!  I will work on enthusiasm another week in the future, Subby.

Flu Bug

Flu Bug

The word for the week of the funeral, by-the-way, was decisiveness, which worked out perfect.  I made many dots on my Franklin Makeover chart as I ran around picking up people at airports, tending to my grieving sister, planning dinners, car trips, etc.

The words I’m focusing on this week are “pleasing personality.” This, too, will be a piece of cake.   It’s easy to smile and be pleasant when you feel the gratitude that you are alive and well, can walk outside on a sunny spring day and feel the warm breeze on your skin.  Yes, I am very grateful.

She's Alive!

She’s Alive!

Oh, and my 48-hours silence went very well.  I slept right through it.  I have booked it for a later date, because I do want to do it right.

I hope we keep Alliances available to us.  I want so much to stay in touch.

Peace,

CompassSmaller

Virginia Perl

March 2, 2016
by Virginia Perl
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Week 22 – The Hero’s Journey – Fox or Hedgehog?

The Master Key

      The Master Key

This has been a very busy week.  Life happened this week.  The death of my brother-in-law also happened.  All best laid plans came to a halt.  The magnifying glass is moving all over the place.  What can I do to help my sister? People need to be picked up from the airport.  People spending the night here before we all crowd into my car for the long drive to the north shore of Lake Superior for the service.  Phone calls, lots and lots of them, and long ones, too.  People need to talk when sadness strikes.

I will use the energy from my sadness to be of service.

I am reminded of the story of the Fox and the Hedgehog.  I’ve been like the fox trying to do a million things, seeing the invisible, then doing the impossible.  The hedgehog in me wants to write.  The fox pelts me with all of the tasks that need to get done before the funeral.  I so long for the silence that is waiting for me next week.  Right now I will remember to use my faults as tools to keep going.

Today, I will be the master of my emotions.  How can I help?  How can I be of service to my family at this sad time?  I will do the next right thing as it presents itself to me.

Magnifying Glass

Next week, I will be back to a good routine.  Next week I will be in the silence as soon as I drop the last person off at the airport.  Forty-eight hours of silence, and then I focus my magnifying glass on the next right thing, my manuscript.

I am grateful for the opportunity to be of service.

Peace,

CompassSmaller

Virginia

February 27, 2016
by Virginia Perl
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Week 21 – The Hero’s Journey – I Am Free

The Master Key

          The Master Key

Haanel writes, “The real secret of power is consciousness of power.”  So all week, I’ve been practicing mindfulness and consciousness of the power within me.  I have been practicing visualization, and working on developing the very best mental attitude so I can be as close as possible to my source, the live wire that gives out sufficient power to manifest my dreams.

I loved Haanel’s suggestion to build into my desire the traits I will need for that manifestation.  For me, those traits are determination, confidence, skill, and courage.   At one time in my life, a long time ago, I lost confidence.  It’s coming back now that I am taking the MKMMA journey.

It’s amazing to me that I can now dare to believe in my own idea.

I was thinking about using our defects of character as tools.  I remembered a dark period in my life where I was frozen with fear.  I was walking from room to room in my home, not knowing what to do next, not knowing when the axe would fall, but it was falling for sure.  I spent my days in tears with balled up pieces of Kleenix in my fists.

My daughter said to me, “Mom, you have choices.”

I guess I needed to go through the fear, to see the power on the other side.  Once I made a decision, the power started to arrive and set me off in a new direction in my life.  I was free.

           I Am Free

        I Am Free

Looking back, I am amazed at how far I’ve come.  Today, I have found my purpose and am working passionately towards its manifestation.

Yes, I am free!

Peace,

CompassSmaller

Virginia Perl

February 19, 2016
by Virginia Perl
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Week 20 – The Hero’s Journey – Significance

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        The Master Key

When I look back over my life, I see one thing that stands out over everything else I’ve ever wanted.  Significance.  I have always longed to make a difference, to be relevant, to count.  As Ralph Waldo Emerson writes in his discourse on Success, “To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better.”

Why Am I Here Concept

I want to leave a legacy of having been the best woman I can be; to have been of use; to be heard, to have followed my dreams to fruition, and to have been generous to a fault.

I’m on my way.  I’m almost there.  With the help of the Master Key System, I am living my passion and can taste the arrival of my definite major purpose in life.

I am spirit.  My spirit, Haanel says, “…becomes active through your recognition of it….”  I must know it’s there, and must use it.  I must exercise consciousness and mindfulness.  I must be aware of its existence and then practice using it.  Breathing is a great exercise for this.

To feel the power within me, I close my eyes and do a “quick feeling out” knowing infinite intelligence is near.  I breathe in with attention to the power coming with each breath.  I breathe in inspiration.  I breathe in knowledge.  I breathe in abundance with each breath.

It’s there.  It’s really there.  Oh my!

Peace,

CompassSmaller

Virginia Perl

February 12, 2016
by Virginia Perl
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Week 19 – The Hero’s Journey – Power to Execute Fearlessly

The Master Key

                The Master Key

This week the students of the Master Key System learned about the laws and principles by which power is governed.  My head is spinning.  There is so much to absorb.  I need to “get” this, and I’m sure I will, because I understand more and more with each read-through of Haanel’s Lesson 19.

Haanel writes, “All wealth is the offspring of power; possessions are of value only as they confer power.  Events are significant only as they affect power; all things represent certain forms and degrees of power.”  I understand this, and I accept this, no problem.  What I don’t get is, “Why?”  Do I have to understand the why?  Do I have to have a grasp of the, “what makes it so?”  Can’t I just accept it and move on?  I’m telling you, I can’t wait for Mark to explain this on the webinar or in the video.

Haanel also writes that our schools are mental powerhouses where mental power is developed.  He also says that man cannot think without eating.  Food is the necessary fuel for the energy needed to think.  Now this I do completely understand and accept.  In order to think clearly, the food must be pure and free of all chemicals.    My definite major purpose states the following:

“I set aside $1,000,000 for the purpose of forming a foundation to benefit children.  I am very involved in the foundation creating world awareness of the damage caused to children by the poisons of GMOs, pesticides and other toxins in our food supply.  This foundation serves to fight for children’s rights to organic school lunches.  I work diligently to bring awareness and to encourage children to reconnect to the inner spark of the Universal power within them. They cannot do this easily while bogged down and infected by poisonous foods.”

Toxic Food

          Toxic Food

So, tonight I’m very happy, because Haanel spoke of a subject dear to my heart.  I will go forward with my plans for the foundation.  I will, as he puts it, “Plan courageously and execute fearlessly.”

Peace,

CompassSmaller

Virginia Perl