Tuesday, January 07, 2003
“Just Please Tell Me”
“Self-Discovery: Your Most Important Tool Is To Be Noticing”
Participants: Mary (Michael) and Vivian.
Elias arrives at 1:18 PM. (Arrival time is 23 seconds.)
ELIAS: Good afternoon!
VIVIAN: Hello, Elias?
ELIAS: Ha ha ha! Yes?
VIVIAN: How are you?
ELIAS: As always, and yourself?
VIVIAN: I’m okay. I wanted to ask you some questions about me.
ELIAS: Very well.
VIVIAN: What can you tell me about my past lives?
ELIAS: And what is your curiosity?
VIVIAN: I’d just like to know who I was, how I lived, how that has made me who I am today.
ELIAS: Ah. First of all, let me express to you, what you may be experiencing in other focuses does not create what you are now in this focus. Those are beliefs associated with the idea of reincarnation, which is a belief. In actuality, all of your focuses are occurring simultaneously.
Therefore, although you view your reality to be expressing linear time, this is, in a manner of speaking, an illusion. It is real in your reality and in your physical dimension as an expression of time, but it also is associated with perception. Therefore, in consciousness it is not actually configured in this manner of time. All of your focuses are occurring at the same time – now. They merely appear to be within different time frameworks.
Now; all focuses of each essence are affecting of each other, but not in the manner that you associate with in relation to your beliefs, for your beliefs express that other focuses of yourself are influencing of who you are now in this focus for you incorporate the belief of karma. This is incorrect also. This is merely a belief.
VIVIAN: It doesn’t matter who I was in the past or in a concurrent life?
ELIAS: Correct. You are manifest...
VIVIAN: It has no bearing on who I am today?
VIVIAN: Okay. Can you tell me who I was?
ELIAS: You incorporate many focuses in this physical dimension. I generally am encouraging of individuals to be exploring and investigating other focuses of themselves through their own actions such as dream imagery...
VIVIAN: You know what? I never remember my dreams.
ELIAS: ...or meditation or visualizations, for this offers you a clearer and more realistic sense, so to speak, of yourself and of these other aspects of yourself.
VIVIAN: You can’t tell me?
ELIAS: I can, but I shall encourage you also to be investigating...
VIVIAN: I will, but if you could just please tell me.
ELIAS: I may offer you two or three that you may begin with. Recognize that you incorporate many more than this. Very well.
One, female individual, physical location Portugal. This individual occupies a time framework within your 17th century and is of a small village, incorporates three daughters, a spouse that has disengaged at what you term to be a young age...
VIVIAN: Who died?
ELIAS: Yes. This individual may be viewed as quite jolly and well integrated in the village in which she dwells. She creates objects for individuals within the village – bowls, quite colorful. It may be interesting for you to be investigating this individual, for she expresses a lightheartedness and does not incorporate much seriousness in her focus, allowing for quite a playful experience, which may offer you the opportunity to tap into some of that playfulness within yourself.
Another focus within time framework 19th century, Russia. This is a male individual and incorporates strong beliefs in association with political ideas – a student. This individual holds strong convictions and is quite expressive in turbulent time framework. This individual may be interesting in your investigation also, for he allows himself quite an expression of assertion, which may be interesting for you to discover within yourself also.
Remember, all of these individuals are you. They are merely different aspects of you, and expressed at the same time but through the veil of separation in association with your perceptions. But they are all aspects of you.
Third individual, physical location Brazil, time framework early 20th century. This individual also expresses the gender of female. She is a bit more serious and enjoys investigating different philosophies. She is also one of six children, so to speak, within her family. They all dwell together. This one individual is less expressive than the others – more introspective, so to speak – but incorporates the action of paying considerable attention to herself and therefore is quite familiar with herself.
This may be interesting for your investigation also, for this is an action that is associated with this shift in consciousness, which now is even more significant in this present century for this is an objective movement of this shift in consciousness, and in avoiding trauma in association with this shift, this particular action is almost a requirement. I shall be encouraging of you to be exploring these different focuses of yourself.
VIVIAN: Could I ask you a question?
ELIAS: You may.
VIVIAN: I had a stroke nine years ago. Why did I have it?
ELIAS: And what is your impression? What information have you offered to yourself?
VIVIAN: I feel that I’ve grown, that I’m nicer to the people that I wasn’t nice to before.
ELIAS: (Chuckles) And what do you suppose motivates THAT alteration?
VIVIAN: I don’t understand.
ELIAS: What do you suppose is your motivation for changing your behavior since this event?
VIVIAN: Why did I change my behavior? I don’t know why.
ELIAS: I may express to you that you have offered to yourself a new perception of yourself and of other individuals in allowing yourself more of an appreciation of yourself and of other individuals, which changes your perception and therefore your behavior changes.
VIVIAN: I have a friend, Sheila. I feel like I knew her from a past life.
VIVIAN: I did know her?
VIVIAN: What was she to me?
ELIAS: You incorporate several focuses with this individual in...
VIVIAN: I’ve had several past lives with her?
ELIAS: Yes, in relationships of different capacities: friendship, sibling...
VIVIAN: In one she was a sibling?
ELIAS: Yes, also in parent-child relationships.
VIVIAN: Who is the parent?
ELIAS: Your friend.
VIVIAN: My friend was the parent and I was her child?
VIVIAN: Wow. What direction do you see my life going in?
ELIAS: What direction do YOU view your life to be moving within?
VIVIAN: Well, I’m asking you!
ELIAS: (Laughs) I may express to you...
VIVIAN: How can you tell things about me just from my energy? I don’t know how you’re able to pick up...
ELIAS: This is what you are, my friend – energy. You are consciousness, and consciousness is energy. Outside of your physical reality, your physical dimension, there is no expression of separation, as you perceive it to be. In this, I am interactive with your energy expression.
This is partially the point of your shift in consciousness, that you yourselves within this physical dimension shall be realizing more of yourself and recognizing the movement of consciousness and yourself as an essence of consciousness, and therefore incorporate a greater understanding of your energy, of other individuals’ energies, of what you are creating, of intentionally manipulating your energy to be creating precisely what you want within any particular moment.
VIVIAN: What can you tell me about my husband?
ELIAS: And what are you wishing to know?
VIVIAN: Anything you could tell me.
ELIAS: Ha ha ha! In what direction?
VIVIAN: You tell me.
ELIAS: It is your choice, my friend, for there are many directions of each of you. What is the nature of your curiosity?
VIVIAN: I’m just curious what you see that we see in each other.
ELIAS: In association with your relationship?
VIVIAN: Yes. Who’s stronger?
ELIAS: It is not a question of who incorporates more strength, for you incorporate equal strength. You do express challenges in association with each other, but this also appears to be beneficial to you both.
VIVIAN: My mother died recently; she died two weeks ago. How was my relationship with her?
ELIAS: What is your perception of your relationship with her?
VIVIAN: It was a tough relationship.
ELIAS: And how do you judge yourself in relation to that?
VIVIAN: I always tried my best.
ELIAS: Ah, therefore you justify yourself but you also judge yourself.
VIVIAN: I guess you’re right.
ELIAS: Let me express to you, each individual, yourself also, creates every aspect and every expression in every moment of the entirety of your reality. In this, no individual may create any aspect of your reality. You create it all. Therefore, other individuals in like manner also create all of their reality.
In this, you are not responsible for another individual’s reality. You are not responsible for how they receive the energy that you project to them. Similarly, they are not responsible for how you receive energy that they project to you. In this...
VIVIAN: Now I’m planning to go into business.
ELIAS: Very well.
VIVIAN: What can you tell me about how I’ll do or...?
ELIAS: (Chuckles) This is your choice. Let me express to you, my friend, it is...
VIVIAN: How do I sound to you?
VIVIAN: Yes. How do I come across?
ELIAS: In similar manner to most individuals – questioning, incorporating some confusion, wondering and seeking your answers, so to speak, and also generating beliefs in association with past and future.
VIVIAN: What does that mean?
ELIAS: You express questioning to myself in association with your beliefs concerning past and future in the expectation of predictions. I may express to you, predictions of future are ludicrous.
ELIAS: For you have not created your choices in the future. In actuality, the future is an illusion, for all that you generate is within the now.
VIVIAN: All that I generate is now?
ELIAS: Correct. Now is the future of one hour ago, but it is now.
VIVIAN: But I want my business to be a success.
ELIAS: If you desire to be creating a successful business, my suggestion to you is that you allow yourself to pay attention to what you are creating, trust yourself, pay attention to what you are doing in the now. For this is what directs you into what you think of as the future, which is merely a succession of nows, and in that action, allow yourself to be aware of what is influencing what you create.
VIVIAN: What could you tell me about my father?
ELIAS: In association with what?
VIVIAN: What can you tell me about him?
ELIAS: We may incorporate this game if you are so choosing, my friend, but we shall continue to move in circles and dance the dance together, for you are expressing to me a question that is extremely vast.
VIVIAN: He died many years ago.
ELIAS: Therefore, what is it that you are seeking?
VIVIAN: I want to know if he came back as a new person.
ELIAS: No. There is no reincarnation. All of the focuses of attention or what you term to be lifetimes are all simultaneous. As any one disengages, it continues in its unique expression and does not return, so to speak, to your physical dimension. This would be redundant, for...
VIVIAN: You’re right. My mother had a very hard life after he died.
VIVIAN: It was just difficult.
ELIAS: Which also has been her choice and associated with her beliefs.
VIVIAN: What else can I think of? (Pause) I’m trying to think of interesting questions.
ELIAS: Are you incorporating curiosity as to what these individuals engage subsequent to their disengagement?
VIVIAN: Yes, yes!
ELIAS: Very well. (Slight pause) Your father is almost completed in the action of transition. This action is one that is incorporated in association with shedding all of the beliefs associated with your physical dimension and shedding the objective awareness, for it is unnecessary in nonphysical expressions of consciousness. This process, so to speak, is almost completed but is still being engaged somewhat.
There is incorporated a potential of a choice to be moving into different explorations of some other physical dimensions that are not entirely physically solid. What I am recognizing is a potential in a curiosity that is being expressed to be exploring a type of combination of nonphysical experiences with a partially physically expressed dimension – interesting choice.
VIVIAN: And my mother?
ELIAS: This individual is experiencing the beginning actions of transition. Therefore, there is an awareness of some difference, so to speak, but not an entire awareness yet of having disengaged. For this individual continues to express the objective awareness quite strongly and is generating objective physical imagery, but is noticing slightly that there are differences in that objective expression and therefore is beginning this action of transition.
VIVIAN: Now, how about health?
ELIAS: In association with what?
VIVIAN: With me. Do you see me as being healthy?
ELIAS: In this time framework?
ELIAS: For the most part, yes.
VIVIAN: Really? Okay. What else could I ask you? Do you want to tell me anything you feel about me?
ELIAS: I may express to you, you have drawn yourself to myself in engaging this conversation partially in curiosity. But recognize also, there are no accidents.
VIVIAN: I agree.
ELIAS: In this, curiosity is not your main motivation for engaging conversation with myself.
VIVIAN: No, it isn’t at all.
ELIAS: You are generating a movement in which you are expressing a desire for a more fully realized self-discovery. In this, you are seeking information to be helpful to you in this action. I may express to you, my friend, there is a tremendous volume of information associated with what you are seeking and your desire in this self-realization, so to speak. I have offered volumes of information in relation to this subject.
I may express to you simply, as you begin this sojourn, your most important tool is to be noticing.
VIVIAN: Is to be noticing?
ELIAS: Correct, for I may express to you, for the most part, individuals, yourself also, within your physical reality move through your day expressing automatic pilot. You are not noticing many of the actions that you incorporate, you are not noticing your communications to yourselves, you are not noticing what you are choosing – and these are significant expressions to be paying attention to.
Recognize that thought is not a communication; it is a mechanism that translates your communications to yourself. Emotion IS a communication. It is a subjective communication offered to the objective awareness that incorporates a signal, which is the feeling that moves your attention. But each emotion incorporates a message.
In this, you also incorporate many other avenues of communications that you express within yourself continuously. All of your outer senses, all of your inner senses, are avenues of communications. Your impressions, your impulses, your body consciousness offers you communications, and your emotion AND imagination.
Imagination is an avenue of communication that is expressed in a manner that incorporates inspiration and creativity, and should not be ignored. For you offer yourselves many creative concepts through the communication of imagination, which may be translated in many different manners.
Recognize the significance of paying attention in the now and paying attention to yourself, for it is quite significant. This is the manner in which you familiarize yourself with you and therefore offer yourself the freedom to express yourself in what you want in every moment without restriction.
VIVIAN: I’m going to have a partner in my business – Barbara. Was she in a past life of mine or not?
ELIAS: Yes, several.
VIVIAN: What was the relationship?
ELIAS: Several friendships, one in which you express the relationship of cousins. You also incorporate relationships as what you term to be in-laws, and you have expressed the relationship of brothers.
VIVIAN: She and I were brothers?
VIVIAN: So do you have anything you could tell – oh, forget that. Anything about my store that you want to share with me?
ELIAS: Express to myself, what is your plan?
VIVIAN: We’re opening a store. We’re going to carry fabrics, home furnishings and antiques. That’s it.
ELIAS: And do you express pleasure?
ELIAS: Very well. What I shall express to you is to be remembering that, to allow yourself the freedom to incorporate fun in association with your business. For the more that you generate that type of expression, the more successful you shall be.
VIVIAN: I don’t know, I can’t think of any other questions. My sister-in-law, what was she in a past life? I have two sisters-in-law, so my husband’s brother’s wife.
ELIAS: You incorporate several focuses with each of these individuals. Generally speaking, individuals manifest in groups.
Now; this is not to say that as you incorporate a relationship with any individual now that you always incorporate a relationship with them in other focuses, for you do not. But generally speaking, in some point or experience, those other individuals shall cross paths with you in some manner in other focuses.
VIVIAN: So everyone I know now I have known in the past?
ELIAS: Correct, or the future.
VIVIAN: In some kind of different relationship?
ELIAS: Correct, or you may not be expressing a relationship but you may be merely expressing an encounter with that individual.
VIVIAN: Sometimes I’ve met people and there’s just some kind of feeling.
ELIAS: Correct. You may express...
VIVIAN: Like maybe I was married to them or something in a past life.
ELIAS: Correct, and in this focus you may merely be acquaintances or you may merely engage a brief encounter. But you shall have some objective contact with the individual, for your essences are interactive with each other. Therefore, at times you recognize a familiarity with other individuals that appear to be strangers.
Or you may express a restriction with an individual, in which you repel the energy of the other individual. Which, at times, may generate confusion, for you express the questioning of yourself objectively in that you seem to have no reason to be repelled by another individual for they have not generated any action that would be suggestive of warranting this repelling feeling that you may incorporate. This is associated with a familiarity also of other focuses, perhaps in which you are experiencing unpleasantries in association with a particular individual.
[But] it is more often recognized in the expression of familiarity in fondness. That expression is much more easily recognized.
VIVIAN: Right. Okay, that’s it.
ELIAS: Let me also express to you, my friend, another suggestion which may be helpful to you in your investigations. Allow yourself to recognize your preferences and what you incorporate as strong draws.
Some individuals express a strength in a draw to certain physical locations in which they have never visited but they incorporate a fascination of, or certain objects, or certain types of individuals, certain societies. All of these expressed draws are indicators. They are bleed-through information. They are suggestive of your preferences as essence.
You may assure yourself that if you incorporate a strong draw to a physical location that you do incorporate other focuses in that physical location – or in relation to certain societies, you are generating experiences in other focuses in those societies. If you incorporate a particular preference of objects, you may recognize in your explorations that other focuses of yourself may be dealing in interactions with very similar objects.
As an example, you are incorporating your new business and you are incorporating antiques. In other focuses, you also deal in antiques.
VIVIAN: Okay, thank you very much.
ELIAS: You are quite welcome.
VIVIAN: Can I talk to Mary now?
ELIAS: Very well!
VIVIAN: Thank you very, very much. I really appreciate everything you’ve told me.
ELIAS: You are quite welcome. I shall be continuing to offer my energy to you in encouragement, my friend, and remember to be playful. (Laughs) I shall be anticipating our next meeting, and I shall offer to you in great affection, au revoir.
Elias departs at 2:07 PM.
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