January - Over 2,300 Visitors!
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Jo and I had a great time seeing new and old friends, and Mary’s new canine companion, Polly, at the January Castaic session!
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Gem of the Month
The Gem of the Month is a regular feature that provides an excerpt from a recent transcript that captures a snapshot of essential Elias.
This month’s gem is taken from the recent group session in Castaic, California.
PAT: “Does essence have its truth, or only as focuses do we have truths?”
ELIAS: “Essence is consciousness, and there are some expressions of consciousness that would be considered truths; but those are truths that are not associated with beliefs. A truth that is not associated with beliefs may be translatable in some manner in every area of consciousness, regardless of whether it is physical or non-physical, but they are not associated with what you term to be concepts or ideas.”
JON: “So let’s say I believe that my thoughts create my reality and [my partner] Erin doesn’t believe that, she believes she creates her reality by directing her attention and that type of thing. Would you say that either of us is more correct than the other?” (Pause)
ELIAS: “In your identification, yes; in your action, no. In your accuracy of how you assess how you are creating, your assessment is less accurate; in what you do – for thought does not create your reality – therefore in what you do, automatically, regardless of what you think, you are generating the same action as the other individual. How you view what you are doing, how you understand objectively what you are doing, is less accurate.”
PAUL H: “Does that also apply to the [previously mentioned example of the] flat earth versus the spherical earth assessment, so those individuals who think they live on a flat planet do and those individuals who think they live on a spherical planet do? But you said a yes/no to Jon’s question, so would that apply...?”
ELIAS: “Not necessarily. There is a distinction, for this is an assessment of how you are creating your reality, an objective understanding of how you are creating your reality and a questioning of how you are creating your reality. This is not an assessment of how the reality is being created; it is merely being generated and not questioned. Therefore, as I have expressed with you (looking at Jon), yes and no, for you are generating your reality in similar manner, but your assessment of it, your understanding of it, is less accurate.
“The actions are the same in your scenario (looking at Paul H). The individuals that are creating the flatness of your planet are generating that reality of the flatness of it. The individuals that are generating the spherical aspect of your planet are creating that.
(Turning back to Jon) “You are both creating your reality similarly, but your understanding of how you are creating it may be more or less accurate in how it is actually being created.
(To Paul H) “Their realities are being created similarly, and their ideas or their understanding of how they are creating it is also similar.” [session 1496, January 17, 2004]
Resources for Newcomers
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Introduction & Overview
“the straight little sapling”
“the secret of life”
A Glossary of Elias’ Terms
A Seth, Elias Comparative Overview (Updated!)
New & Updated Digests/Exercises
The website is a work in progress! New transcripts come out almost every week that further expand the information offered to date by Elias. New excerpts are added to various Digests every month, and new Exercises, too, when new material is offered.
Recently Published Transcripts: January 2004
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Session 1004, Sunday, February 10, 2002
Session 1005, Monday, February 11, 2002*
Session 1006, Tuesday, February 12, 2002
Session 1007, Wednesday, February 13, 2002
Session 1008, Friday, February 15, 2002
Session 1496, Saturday, January 17, 2004
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Monthly Musings - Keepin’ it Simple
Last month we celebrated the publication of the 1000th Elias transcript! This month we’re going to keep things simple, since sometimes we make this information way too complicated. Even though Elias is long-winded at times, and deals with subtle metaphysical concepts, he repeatedly offers concise gems that serve as great reminders for the core elements of his information. They make great affirmations, mantras, and focal points for contemplation:
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