Week 1 – Learn To Be Still

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This week I begin an incredible journey of discovery.  Unlike most of my journeys, this one does not require a passport, or even a plane ticket.  It requires a burning desire for growth and self-discovery.

All growth is from within. This is evident in all nature. Every plant, every animal, every human is a living testimony to this great law, and the error of the ages is in looking for strength or power from without.
– Charles F. Hanaal, The Master Key System

This week, I learned that for us to grow, we must reach outside our comfort zone and …

Learn To Be Still?

Uh-oh.

You see, I’m a fidgeter.  Sitting still is not an easy task for me.  As instructed, after reading through Part One of the Master Key System I sat in a nice, comfy chair and set an alarm for 15 minutes.  In that 15 minutes I would have to remain absolutely still…for you cannot change your mindset until you have complete control over your body.

I begin to think of the person I want to become, though I can’t seem to focus my thoughts.  They’re all over the place!  I think about what’s on my to-do list.   I think about what needs to be done for a client deadline.  I think about the boxes I need to start packing for my move…  My stomach starts growling.  I think about breakfast.  I wonder how long I’ve been sitting still.  I start getting antsy.

But I will not move!

I will…

Learn To Be Still.

Focus, Stacy…Focus!!!  I begin to think of the person I want to become.  And then my mind goes haywire again.  [Sigh.]  This repeats several more times.

And finally…DING!

Yeah!  I did it!  I sat perfectly still for 15 minutes.  And tomorrow I will do it again.  And the next day.  And the next.

I will…

Learn To Be Still.

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4 thoughts on “Week 1 – Learn To Be Still

  1. Came to your blog through your Google+ post and the Hashtag #MKMMA.
    Full of ENERGY!
    Love it!
    For the past 54 years utilizing the Power From Within, gained from Haanel and others, I am always conflicted with the Quiet and Get it Going.
    When I am in Quiet Time I want to get it going and Getting it Going and vice-versa ~~smile

      1. Life is a wonderful JOURNEY when we learn to UNLEASH our True Authentic Selves, and not be dictated to from Without.
        Practice the patience with, but have it fueled with Enthusiasm.
        Here is simple Book I wrote a while back.
        Short read.
        Enjoy and Share with others
        Abundant Living

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