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do you really have ethics?

Do You Really Have Ethics? Week 14 Master Key Experience

Do You Really Have Ethics? Week 14 Master Key Experience

So you’re walking by a large shallow pond.  You see a small child on the other side floundering and will drown in seconds.  You realize you’re wearing your $200 or 300 pair shoes designer shoes.  There’s not time to take them off – what do you do?  Do you really have ethics?

Of course… of course – saving the child is the ethical thing to do! Of course.  Do you really have ethics?

So now you have that $200 or $300 or $2 or $3 and you could send it to Oxfam or Unicef to save the life of a child or many children what do you do?  Or 1 hours a week if money is an issue.  Although I’ll tell you right now if your not tithing don’t expect anything to be coming to you.

So do you have ethics?

Well according to a recent poll less that 5% of Americans tithe in any shape or form.  So I’m saying you don’t… You don’t have ethics unless your in the 5% who do contribute.

I must digress here and let you know BEFORE you contribute to anything, especially a “religious” type of organization, check and see how much of what you are contributing is going to the end user.  Charitable organizations are only required by law to send  a mere 17% to the end user.  I know it’s disgraceful, ask yourself does the government have ethics either.  It should be no surprise that 95% of Americans don’t either.  Due to the fact that they are charitable 501C3 organizations they also must, by law, also make their financials available to the public.  So do your homework and make sure that at least 50% is going to the entities they are claiming to help BEFORE you give them any of your hard earned income?

They are out there – charities that are ethical and they are easy to find.

I believe this is a valuable question to ask I know that most people won’t do anything differently, even when confronted with the fact that their ethics may be a little shaky.  Most people don’t do anything differently when confronted with modes of behavior that may be unethical in some shape or form.

So it comes down to one things, as it always does, personal responsibility.  We all have a personal responsibility to help and be of service to others who need our help.

It’s just a question and I know the Master Key Experience members will appreciate asking themselves as they are self directed thinkers!

Mahalo & Aloha,


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Week 12 Master Key Experience Harmony

Week 12 Master Key Experience Harmony

Harmony is on my mind today.  Week 12 Master Key Experience Harmony is on my mind.

Why is harmony so difficult to attain with humans.  All other life forms on this planet have zero trouble achieving harmony.  Every other life form!  Everyone except us.

The lack of harmony among humans is astonishing to me.

Ego, opinions, lack of personal responsibility, unwillingness to do what ones says they will do – so frustrating.

Hey, I’m not perfect and I do this stuff to.  I guess it’s free will run riot.

Anyone I’m focusing on being as harmonious as I possibly can today and everyday.

I’m frustrated this week and I usually am around this time.

It’s so sad when people quit the class and it’s so hard when people don’t get what we are trying to do.  It’s so sad to me when people don’t want to do the work.  Do what they promised they would do.

That’s why we have everyone write “I always keep my promises” all over everything we do.  Every card has, “I always keep my promises”.

People today think nothing of blowing off a promise, missing appointments or lying about showing up.  It’s crazy.

I’m at the end of the baby boomers and I gotta tell ya, my parents would NEVER make a promise and not keep it.  They were both from the greatest generation.  That group of people  although maybe more prejudice about things were certainly driven by integrity.  Fear of God.

What I mean by Fear of God is not hell and wrath of God type stuff but Karma if you will – if you do a certain action you are going to pay a price good or bad.

People don’t believe that today, if you hurt someone, if you lie, if you steal, kill whatever you will pay a debt for that action.  The same is true for being kind, inservice, loving humanity – there is a payment for that too.

I’ve always said that peace of mind is my birthright, it’s on my DMP.  So few of us have peace of mind. Experience a calmness and quieting of our minds.  If you desire peace of mind get into harmony.

Let’s get into harmony, be kind, shout praise from the roofs, when tempted to critique bite on your tongue.

I love you!

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Tomorrow Never Comes

Master Key Experience Week 10 Tomorrow Never Comes

Tomorrow Never ComesMaster Key Experience Week 10 Tomorrow Never Comes

Today is December 3rd, 2016 and Week 11 webinar is tomorrow but, tomorrow never comes.

You may say, “What do you mean Davene, tomorrow never comes?”

Well I’ll tell you.

When my husband Mark was writing his book, “Standing Tall, Acquiring the 13 Riches of Life Effortlessly” he wrote this one, what I though was, a very funny verse.

“Look, you can never get there because once you get there … you are here. Happiness, health; real wealth is here, not there. I mean it might seem like we’re playing with words but we are not. The Verities and the thirteen riches of life are here, not there. Most people believe life begins for them when they get some place, ya know? When they get there. We all get trapped in that moving goal post thing. That’s the irony! Trying to get there prevents us from being here and here is the only place wealth is can be,” he says.

I tell him really I’m confused with the “here and there” thing and “now we’ve got the moving goal posts.”

Asks me to walk across the lanai, points to a spot. Says, “Go over there.” I do.

He goes through the sliders and out of sight. He asks me to yell to him my location … “so tell me, if I was looking for you, would you say, ‘I’m there’ or would you say ‘I’m here?’”


He comes back out on the lanai.

“I told you to go over there…but when I asked you where you were, you said ‘I’m here’. You can never get “there” Doc exclaims. “As soon as you get ‘there’ you are here” 

from “Standing Tall, Acquiring the 13 Riches of Life Effortlessly” by Mark Januszewski

I just love that – stop trying to get there, you’re already here! Enjoy it!

I Love You, The Fab D

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Saint Bernard has got the answer

Saint Bernard Has Got The Answer to All You Woes Week 8 Master Key Experience

Yep, Saint Bernard has got the answer

Here we are Week 8 of the Master Key Experience.  Yep, Saint Bernard has got the answer and it was shared a few weeks ago in the course.

During the Master Key Experience or Master Key Mastermind Alliance as it’s also known, there are assignments and one of the assignments is to read Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Essay on Compensation.  It’s a tough assignment.

In that essay Emerson quotes Saint Bernard. If one understands this quote fully I believe that it’s the answer to all of anyone’s woes.  But you might not like it.

Here it is.

“Nothing can work me damage except myself, the harm that I sustain I carry about with me and never am a real sufferer but by my own fault”                  Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
I highly recommend reading that a second time and maybe more.  Saint Bernard has got the answer to all your woes, difficulties, problems, challenges, issues, addictions, etc. etc. etc.

What this Doctor of the Church is saying is that you have to take 100% responsibility for everything in your life!  The good the bad and the ugly.

Read Saint Bernard again, if you want a happier more peaceful and joyous life read it again and this time own it.

If you hate your job, if you are unhappy in your relationship, if you don’t have a job, if you are alone, if your kids are driving you crazy, if you are sick, if you are really sick, if you are hurt, if someone broke your heart, if someone wronged you, if someone stole from you, hurt your family, if you’ve been devastated by a loss, and I could go on and on and on.

If there is anything, anything at all in your life that you don’t like or want there it’s your fault!  And if there are things in your life you love then that’s your fault too!  The good, the bad and the ugly all your responsibility 100%.


It’s up to you to do something about anything that’s in your life you don’t want there.

I hated my job so I buckled down for 2 solid years, made big sacrifices, and worked as hard as I could to make enough to leave that horrible job!  And now I work for myself.

My dgdaynaaughter was running wild and I was terrified something would happen to her.  So I threw her out and said,  “If you want to act that way you are on your own”.  That was a daily siege but I had to do it.  Now she is the number 3 power in our company.  She’s awesome and mostly Dayna is her own person and doesn’t care about what other people think.  I love that about her.

Now I’m not saying that I’m responsible for the person she is now, but there was no way that I was going to teach my daughter that it was OK to behave badly and not pay the consequences of those actions.  Life doesn’t work that way.

As difficult as it was to watch my beloved daughter live in a dangerous situation I knew it was better than allowing her to disrespected me because that was teaching her not to respect herself and I was not going to do that, no way.

Many people hurt me bad, some family, real bad when I was little and I had no choice then.  But I’m a grown up now and I choose to forgive them for they know not what they did, that is my choice and I move on.  And that’s that!

The ones that hurt me after I was grown, well I take responsibility for that – I choose to be in relationship with them so it’s on me.

I got sick, real sick.  Had to have an operation – but now I eat differently, I exercise, I drink lots of water, avoid processed foods, no GMOs, no doctors, organic, love myself and my future self, and I take care of myself body, mind and soul.  So now I’m healthy.  Blessed to be so healthy after what I’ve done to my poor faithful self  🙂

Well mostly healthy, still have to step up and do better for myself there.  What I’m saying is if you are sick it’s you who made you sick.  Now you say what if little kids and babies are sick – did they make themselves sick.  Yes – period.  Yes they did I don’t know how but I know for sure that the subconscious mind, once set on something, can do anything including make one sick.

But guess what, it can make you well too!

I could go on and on and on with any example.  You’re lonely and alone – then get out there a meet people and find out why, maybe, people don’t like you – ask someone who knows you to honesty tell you what it is that puts people off.  Why can’t I find someone to share my time with.  Do something!  Don’t just sit in an unsatisfying life and blame anyone but yourself!

I have a very close friend who is alone, and lonely but he knows it’s his doing.  He’s not ready or it’s not worth it to him to find someone.  But he’s not pissing and moaning about it he knows it’s his responsibility to make himself happy if he wants to be happy.

Get up and take responsibility for yourself, your joy, your bliss, your peace, your happiness.  Even if it is scary and hurts its better that being unhappy.  Trust me it’s better.

Now if you don’t like all this that I am writing there is a reason for that…

Mahalo & Aloha ~ I love you, and I suggest you do also!

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Saint Bernard has got the answer

Only 7 Days to a New You MKMMA Week 7

The 7 Days to a New You

The 7 Day Mental Diet or as I sometime call it Only 7 Days to a New You tells us:

If you make a false start, or even if you go on well for two or three days and then for any reason “fall off” the diet, the thing to do is to drop the scheme altogether for several days, and then to start again afresh. There must be no jumping on and off, as it were.

And we at the Master Key Experience have an informal rule about this, Only 7 Days to a New You, which is if you get a negative thought and hold it for more that a few seconds the you must restart the Only 7 Days to a New You.  Even if you’re on day 6 you gotta start again at day 1.

Putting together 7 days without a negative thought is a miraculous achievement.  I hope to get there some day.

But let me tell you the Universe picked an interesting week for our 7 Days to a New You to fall on.  Election week!

And not just another election but the most divisive election in remembered history.  Now I’m not having an negative thought when I say the election is divisive – there has not been an event that has divided the county the way this election has since the Civil War.  Which according to my daughter, Dayna, most high schoolers don’t know happened.   Maybe we do need a change…

I am thrilled that our 7 Days to a New You has fallen on the week.

Maybe this group, the Master Key Experience members, can make a difference in the negative word, thoughts and deeds that are spewing into the country because of this wildly historic election.

Share love, share acceptance, agree to disagree, be kind it’s all going to be fine.  There has not been a three term democrat since Roosevelt.  It’s going to be fine.  Everyone is just caught up in the shock of something that no one really thought would happen.

Let’s embrace that it’s all going to be just great, better that would could have ever imagined!

Living Your Dream


Aloha & Mahalo,


There's Always Time for The World Within Week 4

There’s Always Time for The World Within Week 4 #MKE

There’s Always Time for The World Within Week 4

Why? Why? Why do people always tell me that the Master Key Experience (MKE), or the other name it goes by the Master Key Mastermind Alliance (MKMMA), take to much time.  OMGoodness is all I can think to myself – AND – There’s Always Time for The World Within Week 4.

You gotta be kidding me!  What do you mean, “There’s Always Time for The World Within Week 4”

There are alot of debates that are over unfortunately most folks don’t want to face facts.  Here are a few:

  • The president of the US not elected
  • GMOs are bad for you
  • Manufactured food is poison
  • The world within determines the world without

The 4th bullet point is the one I want to talk about with you today.

Yes, it’s true and the debate is over all the science is in, what you think about you become.  As some unthinking people like to say all the time, “literally.”

As an aside why do people say that all the time, “I literally had to stop the car or hang up the phone”, don’t get it.

In this case literally is literally true – you literally are what you think about.

It’s Nobel Prize winning science – what you think about changes you on a molecular level.  Your thoughts change your tissue.  What you think on a habitual basis determines your physiology. It’s just the way it is.  As an old friend of mine used to like to say, “Let’s Face it!”

There’s Always Time for The World Within Week 4

Start spending more time on the world within because that is what determines the life you live without.  Start here by getting on the Master Key Experience waiting list.  Then type in your name and email up there and I’ll send you the 7 Day Mental Diet and let’s loose some toxic tissue together.

What could be more important and worth your time!?!?!?!

Mahalo & Believe,

The Fab Davene

There's Always Time for The World Within Week 4

Week 3 of the MKE is My Favorite!!!

Week 3 of the MKE is My Favorite

It is probably 20 years now that the subject of metaphysics, the subconscious mind and how the Universe really works has been a great passion of mine.  I’ll tell you why week 3 of the MKE is My Favorite.

Sometime around February 1996 I met Mark Januszewski.  He introduced me to the book “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill and, for me, it changed everything.

I didn’t have any business experience, I had always just been someone else’s employee, so when I got into business for myself I was super lucky to meet Mark and as a result read this book.

I studied that book and some others like, Og Mandino’s “Greatest Salesman In The World”, “The Success System That Never Fails” by W. Clement Stone and Napoleon Hill.  Then the big two I found were the incredible authors, lecturer & teacher Emmett Fox and Joseph Campbell.  Then the absolute over the top I found “The Master Key System” by Charles Haanel.

Week 3 of the MKE is my favorite because he teaches how the mind and the body are connected and how to ignite that metaphysical energy engine inside myself – this week really opened my eyes and heart.

What all these authors based success on is the metaphysical idea that if you focus your thoughts on what you want and affirm these things out-loud then they will happen.  That you’ll actually somehow alter the “ether”, the vibrations of the universe to our will and anything you want will happen!

These guys shared this stuff a long time ago.  Way before the scientific evidence that proves all this is true and I wanted to know how they knew!  How the heck did they know – well I found out pretty quickly that these ideas have been around for THOUSANDS OF YEARS.

This is nothing new that we can change our lives by changing out thoughts.

What happened was my excitement for this information compelled me to really started to dig deep into these ideas and I started researching everything I could find.

Fortunately my wonderful husband, who by the way was actually trained by the great W. Clement Stone, was on the same page with me and my voracious appetite for these amazing truths and we eventually created the amazing 26-week course The Master Key Mastermind Alliance or the Master Key Experience, MKE for short.   Mark was actually already totally inline with all this stuff he just let me find it and be amazed by it on my own.

The Master Key Mastermind Alliance is an astonishing journey for anyone, it’s ubiquitous and I’m so grateful for that, it’s my purpose and my passion and I am so blessed to be part of this course.

Mahalo to all our Staff, Guides, Members past and present – I love you forever!

😀Week 3 of the MKE is my favorite


#1 Thing I Learned Will Change Your Day

#1 Thing I Learned Will Change Your Day

#1 thing I learned will change your day and all your days to come.

When I was a kid I had this poster in my room and I still remember it so clearly to this day.

It was a 2 frame poster cartoon, 1 frame above the other like in the newspaper just not left to right but top to bottom. The top picture was a cartoon of elevator doors open and you’re looking in at a bunch of people. You can tell they’re going to work. All grumpy, mad, sad faces and holding briefcases and stuff.

To the left of the elevator door is a woman in profile heading to get on the elevator and she is holding a baby on her shoulder so the baby’s face was looking back in the other direction.

Then the bottom frame was the elevator of people with the woman and she is facing you and you see the back of the baby and all the people in the elevator have huge smiles on their faces.

I just loved looking at that poster as a kid. I think that’s why what I want to share with you impacted me so much.

I have looked all over the internet for this little gem but can’t find it. This picture really was worth a thousand words.

Now I want to share this because you are not going to believe this #1 thing I learned today from my good friend Jana Martinez.  This #1 thing I learned will change your day and all your days to come.#1 Thing I Learned Will Change Your Day

It’s the very first week of the new 2016-17 Master Key Mastermind Experience class and we are all super excited about making real and lasting change!

Jana did an awesome Learn to Read Faster webinar for us today and at the end of the webinar she told us this one thing that I CAN NOT believe I have not heard before.

Ok here goes this 1 thing I learned will change your day.

Smile!  Ha! Are you kidding me. Nope I’m not. SMILE!

So here’s the thing.  If you smile and hold that big smile for 17 seconds you will release all those happy, pleasure hormones.  These hormones are knows as endorphins.  You’ve heard of those, right?

These are triggered by the movements of the muscles in your face, which is interpreted by your brain, which in turn releases these chemicals.  If you’re stressed out the SMILE because it not only releases endorphins, but get this, it also reduces cortisol which is the stress hormone!  Double the benefit!#1 Thing I Learned Will Change Your Day#1 Thing I Learned Will Change Your Day

Ready for the triple benefit?  When you smile you look better, younger and happy which attracts people to you.

17 Seconds can change your entire day – the effects last four hours!  Can you believe that, half the work day, if you have a job!  Smile twice and your entire day is better. Smile 6 times a day that’s it to change your day and all your days to come.

And guess what?  If you hold that smile for 65 seconds you actually lower your blood pressure!  That will change all your days forever.

Here’s a classic laugh out loud for ya! It’s one of my favorite TV shows ever and I now it will make you smile.

Doc The Dog “Master Key Experience” Countdown

Doc The Dog Master Key Experience Countdown is OVER!


Doc The Dog a beautiful, amazing English Setter will be joining our family.  Set’r Ridge’s Doc Halliday – that’s his official AKC name.

Doc won’t be our first setter. Meet Chief, Panama and Tommy the other 3 gorgeous dogs that Mark had from 2001 to 2012.


Tommy & Panama



The last of the 3, Tommy, passed away here on Kauai in 2011 🙁 Tommy was a sweet, loving, lifelong puppy.

Why is getting another dog a Master Key Experience you may be asking. I would if I were you.

Well because these quietly magnificent animals taught me so much about becoming a self-directed person.  They all assisted me on my continuing journey of becoming self-realized.

In 1 sentence.

Someday I hope to become the person my dog thinks I am!

Listen to me people! I’m NOT a dog person. Actually I think they are disgusting, smelly pee and poo machines and I have NO idea why people what to live with them. Now before all you dog lovers get your undies in a bunch.  I love dogs.  I believe they are special, intuitive, amazingly, loving animals and I do understand why people live with them.  All the unconditional love – it’s priceless.  Plus I’m a Westminster junkie! Best In Show! Classic. I appreciate these honorable animals.

But still I don’t want to live with them. Ugggggg

My husband on the other hand, well there is no other way to say it. When he has a dog around he is just a better person. Don’t get me wrong, Mark is an amazing man! In so many ways but when he has a dog, or 3, he becomes more of “the person his dog thinks he is”.

Mark is a larger that life character, and a handful (as my friend Rene Pepe once said – spot on Rene) an astonishing person, he is!!!  Most who know him agree, but that type of person lends itself to constant pressure.

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Living this lifestyle is high risk, stressful, constant adventure and there is a just an emotional need that Mark gets met when there’s a dog in his life.

Now here is the kicker. I always believed that these magnificent dogs of Mark would make incredible therapy dogs.  Man, talk about good temperament no dog has a better temperament than an English Setter – no matter the owner.  Anyhoo I really wanted to invest in making, Chief especially, a therapy dog but the time investment wasn’t something I could do at that juncture in my life.

I decide OK we’ll get Doc. Then bam!  Miracle alert! Doc is being trained, by a total amazing coincidence, to be a therapy dog. It just happened!!!
The Master Key Experience strikes again.

Now I acquiesce. We are getting ANOTHER English Setter. The Doc will be in the house. Bring on the miracles.

If you want miracles in your life too subscribe up there for the 7 Days to a Knew You!  Over there up on the right!  You’ll be so glad you did like these Happy People!

The #1 Law You Must Know – MKE Week 18

The #1 Law You Must Know is in the, guess what…?

It’s in the Bible and probably a lot of other places too but the reading I did a few days ago quotes the Bible and here it is:
Philippians 4:8
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and i there be any praise, think on these things.

This is the “Law of Growth” the greatest or the laws of the mind. This is a basic, fundamental, ubiquitous, law of the mind. ALL and I mean ALL psychological and metaphysical teaching is little more that commentary upon this, period.

Mahalo & Believe,
The Fab Davene

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