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In this Issue:

> September - Over 4,100 Visitors!
> Gem of the Month
> Resources for Newcomers
> New & Updated Digests/Exercises
> Recently Published Transcripts: September 2003
> Please Notify Us About Typos, Broken Links, Or ...
> Power Users Tip of the Month - A Glossary of Elias’ Terms
> Speak to Elias: Hold Your Own Private or Group Session
> Order Video and Audio Tapes
> Order Mindscapes Music CD
> Upcoming Elias Group Sessions - 2003 Schedule and Updates
> Public Email Lists
> Explore the Elias forum webring

September - Over 4,100 Visitors!

Newsletters since March 2002 are available online in the Library, under the letter “N” at:

Since opening our cyberdoors in February 2002, we have served over 481,000 webpages to more than 39,100 visitors in over 70 countries. Many thanks to all of you who continue to provide us with tremendous support, constructive suggestions, and email feedback!

See below for details on:

> Group E-fest in Fresno, California in November

> Mindscapes - Paul’s conscious creation music CD.

If you use this newsletter and website, please take a minute to let us know what you think. Your feedback helps us to make them easier to use.

Best Wishes,

Paul & Jo Helfrich
Castaic, California, USA

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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 Germany.

“In time frameworks past, in offering this information and these concepts to you all previously in time frameworks in which the specifics of them were unfamiliar and what you incorporated in objective understanding and knowledge was merely that you do incorporate beliefs and that beliefs exist, I offered also generalities to facilitate your movement into a greater objective understanding of the directions and the specifics of them in relation to yourselves.

“Those generalities now are becoming obsolete, for you do incorporate a wider awareness now. But what is familiar to you? What is familiar to you is to allow some other expression – another entity, another individual – to direct you, for you are unfamiliar with directing yourselves. Therefore, you look to any expression that you deem to be an authority – of which all of you deem myself to be an authority, and I am not. You all incorporate the same information as do I.

“You are consciousness, you are essences, and you all incorporate the ability to tap into yourselves and to respond to your questions and to offer yourselves your answers, but this is an unfamiliar action. Therefore, as being unfamiliar and not incorporating the experience, which is the key, you flounder and you question and you become confused, for you express to yourselves, ‘How shall I know? How shall I acquire this information? How do I do that?’

“... For another familiarity which many of you fascinate yourselves with is complication. (Laughter) You shall analyze and analyze and analyze, for this is complicating and this is fascinating! ‘How much more may I complicate this situation and fascinate myself with how far I may move with this complication?’ And if it is not complicated enough in all of your analyzation, you shall inquire of another individual to offer a different perspective to analyze farther and complicate more! ‘I have not complicated this situation enough; how may I complicate it even more? Shall you offer me a suggestion?’ And the other individual is more than willing to participate in your complication and, ‘Ah, yes! I have analyzed in this manner,’ and you express, ‘Ah! I did not perceive in that direction! I shall evaluate in that direction also, and I shall further my complication.’ No – it is unnecessary.

“In actuality, I shall offer you a slight secret. Many times I offer information to all of you in much more of a complicated fashion than is necessary. For if I answer you in the genuine answer, you shall be blankly staring at myself and you shall, subsequent to our interaction, be milling ‘round discussing with each other, ‘What did he say? What was that meaning? I do not understand. There must be more, and he has eliminated some of the information.’ No, but you are unfamiliar with the simplicity of actually creating.

“Just as you automatically create your universe, and give it no thought. You merely do it. But tremendous thought is incorporated in generating creating coins and paper: ‘How, how, how? Not enough, not enough!’ Billions of stars, but not enough paper and coins!” [session 1398, July 19, 2003]

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Resources for Newcomers

New to the information? Want to share it with someone else? Here are some great pages to read and/or print out to share with friends and family:

> Introduction & Overview

> Acceptance 101

> Acceptance 102

> “the straight little sapling”

> “the secret of life”

> About Elias

> A Glossary of Elias’ Terms

> A Seth, Elias Comparative Overview (Updated!)

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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.

New & Updated! Updated Digests

> absolutes
> aspects of essence
> attention
> avenues of communication
> choices/agreements
> dimension
> energy deposits
> energy exchanges (Elias, Paul/Patel)
> information
> relationships
> religion (spirituality)
> sexuality and emotion
> sexuality; gender, orientation, preference
> trauma of the shift in consciousness
> truth

New & Updated! Exercises

> paying attention to self in the moment

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Recently Published Transcripts: September 2003

Thanks to Bobbi Houle, Paul Tews, Margot Reed, Daryl Horton, Fran Wing, new transcripts are published weekly. Also, please welcome Donna Friedman as a new transcriber! If you or someone you know wants to get ON or OFF the email list to receive new transcripts, contact Bobbi H. at Please specify a preference, either MS Word or Plain Text.

> Session 971, Sunday, December 02, 2001
“Uncreating – or Moving Your Attention Away from – a Dis-Ease”
“Communicating with the Disengaged”

> Session 972, Tuesday, December 04, 2001
“Language Communication”

> Session 973, Tuesday, December 28, 2001*

> Session 974, Friday, December 28, 2001
“Accessing Energy Deposits”
“Getting Specifically What You Want: The Chicken Sandwich/Chicken Salad Metaphor”

> Session 975, Monday, December 31, 2001
“Effortlessness and Action”
“Duplicity: An Organizational Belief System”
“Beliefs About Aging”

> Session 976, Tuesday, January 01, 2002
“Ben and Elias Get Down”

> Session 977, Sunday, January 06, 2002
“Communication from Essences and Aspects of Essence”

> Session 978, Monday, January 07, 2002
“Employment Imagery”

> Session 979, Tuesday, January 08, 2002
“Organizations, Teams, and Directing Yourself”
“Experimenting with Expressions”

> Session 980, Tuesday, January 08, 2002*

> Session 981, Tuesday, January 15, 2002*

> Session 982, Tuesday, January 15, 2002
“Sex/Intimacy/Energy Mergence”

> Session 1398, Saturday, July 19, 2003
“What Is Truth?”
“A Turning Point in the Exchange”

*unpublished by request.

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Please Notify Us About Typos, Broken Links, Or ...

Another special thank you to those of you who continue to send us reports of typos, broken links, or suspected errors. We greatly appreciate your efforts in helping to keep this HUGE online encyclopedia free of mistakes (even though “Elias says” there aren’t any :-) It is an ongoing effort and we appreciate you taking the time to let us know when you find something odd.

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Power Users Tip of the Month - A Glossary of Elias’ Terms compiled by Luana Alika

Last month we explored the home page. This month we’re going to look at the most recent addition to the Library.

Many folks have asked for a Glossary, and Luana created one! She’s done a lot of excellent research and provided links to as many transcripts as possible, and we filled in the rest with link to the Digests. It’s prints out to about 15 pages, and provides a great overview of the information.

Luana also asked me to remind everyone that when you open the Glossary in your browser, you can use your keyword search function (CTRL+F) and continue search function (CTRL+G) if you don’t find what you’re looking for on the first search. It really speeds things up!

Also, the Digests Table of Contents page has links to most of the Glossary terms. And you can use the Elias search page to search for more links on any term, too.

Follow this link to the Glossary.

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Speak to Elias: Hold Your Own Private or Group Session

Mary Ennis holds private and group sessions. Rates are:

Private: approx. one hour phone or in person = $250 (includes audio tape)

Group: (20 or more people) = $1,500 plus travel expenses

Note: can now use your credit card through PayPal.

To schedule contact Mary Ennis:

Phone: 802-258-6574

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Order Video and Audio Tapes

Group sessions are available to everyone, and individual private sessions are available to the participant, or with the participant’s expressed permission. The proceeds go toward converting the existing videotape archive into a more stable DVD format, and other forum-related projects.

Now available from Ron Churchman:

$25 per session/video or DVD

$10 per session/audio

$25 current transcripts on CD-R. Available in MS-Word or text formats.


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New & Updated! Order Mindscapes Music CD

“A picture is worth a thousand words, but a mindscape is worth a thousand pictures.”

Mindscapes Music CD

From the sublime to the ridiculous, the sacred to the profane, Mindscapes explore the boundless world of dreams and imagination. Now available from Paul Helfrich.

> Listen to all 22 tracks:

> Read an interview:

> Order online or by regular mail:


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November 2003 Elias Group Session - Fresno, California

Saturday, November 8, 2003 at 1:00 PM. Cost is $85.00 US.

Hosted by Sheri LoBello and Sabrina LoBello
(at the Comfort Suites)

We’ll have some before and after get-togethers for people arriving earlier than Saturday and/or staying after.

Make checks payable to:
Sheri LoBello
702 E Magill Av
Fresno, CA 93710

Click here for full details.

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Public Email Lists

Check out the Elias List on Yahoo! Groups, moderated by Gerhard Fuchs <>

Check out the NewWorldView Discussion Forums, moderated by Paul Helfrich <> and Ellen Gilbert <>

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Explore the Elias forum webring

Are you interested in other websites that incorporate the teachings of Elias? There is a link at the bottom of our homepage, or just go to:

Do you have a webpage that explores the information offered by Elias? If so, then you may wish to join the webring to help promote it. To join, go to:

Send any questions to the ringmeister at:

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