Creating YOUR Pyramid of Power


pyramidoflightBeloved masters, it is time to stop pretending that you and your world are not changing moment by moment and thought by thought. It is time to stop denying that a New Age is upon you, and that with every thought and action you make a decision as to whether you will follow the Light or the shadow side of life. Do not project your thoughts into the future, and please allow the past to correct itself, for it will do so as you move higher into the fourth dimension, and all the negative thought forms of Earth’s history are brought into balance. Continue reading

‘Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey’

I may be the only one constantly curious about the origins of various expressions found in language… yet I doubt it. 😉

In the spirit of ‘making things up’ I thought it might be fun to occassionally share what I find, etymologically speaking, around various phrases. Since I just discovered the origin of the phrase, “It’s cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey!” I’ll start with that:

brassmonkey In the heyday of sailing ships, all war ships and many freighters carried iron cannons. Those cannons fired round iron cannon balls.

It was necessary to keep a good supply near the cannon. However, how to prevent them from rolling about the deck? The best storage method devised was a square-based pyramid with one ball on top, resing on four, resting on nine, which rested on sixteen. Thus, a supply of 30 cannon balls could be stacked in a small area right next to the cannon. There was only one problem… how to prevent the bottom layer from sliding or rolling from under the others.

The solution was a metal plate called a ‘Monkey’ with 16 round indentations. However, if this plate were make of iron, the iron balls would quickly rust to it. The solution to the rusting problem was to make ‘Brass Monkeys.’

Few landlubbers realize that brass contracts much more and much faster than iron when chilled. Consequently, when the temperature dropped too far, the brass indentations would shrink so much that the iron cannonballs would come right off the monkey.

Thus, it was quite literally, “Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey.”

(And all this time you probably thought that was a crass expression, didn’t you?)

Hey… I’m NOT making this up! 😉


Unreasonable Requests!

keep-rightToday I was reading Curt Rosengren’s blog post from back in 2004 titled, For success make unreasonable requests. I highly recommend you give it a read, yet I’ll give you the gist of it so my comments below make some kind of sense.

Curt was talking about a woman he knows who makes it her mission to make five unreasonable requests a week. You know, requests she has no business making and that people have no realistic reason to say yes to. Get this… she figures that one in ten of them come to fruition!

This is really powerful. And boy, did I have a ‘flat forehead’ moment when it dawned on me that it’s also one of the first things young children taught me… how could I forget?!?

Anyone who has known me for awhile, knows that I claim, in all serious playfulness…that kids have taught me everything I know. And it’s TRUE!

Think about the steady stream of requests kids make all day long, day after day. Sometimes it’s what we would consider a very reasonable request… help cutting their food for instance. Yet how many times has your child made a request that was virtually impossible to fulfil… like the request to retrieve their kite that is snagged at the top of a 50 ft. tree!

But really… many of the “unreasonable” requests they make only seem unreasonable. In other words, because of some arbitrary limitation that we’ve made up… “I don’t have time”, “I don’t know how”, “It’s too far away”… whatever our excuse may be… upon reflection, doesn’t seem all that unreasonable at all. And the persistent child can amaze us by having exactly the experience they requested… even without any help from us! LOL

All of this leads me to offer you a modest proposal. I propose that we spend the next week risking success by making UNREASONABLE REQUESTS.

Reach back into your childhood… before you learned to censor your desires, before you understood “unreasonable” at all… and act as if you deserve EVERYTHING you need and desire.

Come from the place of knowing that the world is awash with all we need and the people and resources to grant it to us are at our fingertips. Be willing to replace the mediocrity with the incredible and remarkable by ASKING.

A well known leader you’d like to interview… reach out and ask her.

A famous author you’d like to have coffee with… reach out and invite him.

A ride across the country on the cheap… find someone going and ask them to ride along.

That kite up in the tree? Well… you’re on your own there.

The magic here is that you’re bound to re-define and expand your notions of  “unreasonable” — and I suspect you’ll discover leading an unreasonable life to be a whole lot of FUN!!!

So hey… anyone out there want to make me a personal loan of $2000 so I can get that car I have my eye on sooner rather than later? I can promise you I’ll be good for the repayment! 😉

unreasonably yours,
–Mary K

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The Proof ~ that proves we are all one

Now if that’s not intriguing I don’t what is!!!

Not that I need any “proof” beyond what my own personal experience tells me… and believe me it TELLS me we are all one. Yet I’m intrigued and looking forward with a touch of excitement for this new film coming in April.


It’s Finally Time…


A film that will change the way humanity looks at oneness

On April 15th, James Twyman releases his new film:  THE PROOF. What if it’s possible to actually prove that the mystics and saints were correct when they said that we actually are ONE? And what if it could be done in a fun, exciting way that touches millions of people who would not normally be attracted to such ideas?



The film will be released as a free gift in April, a downloadable movie that will change the way you look at yourself and the world you live in. Best of all, you’ll then have an opportunity to learn how to experience this phenomenon yourself in a special Internet course produced by Hay House.

You won’t want to miss this. Spread the word:


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