Friday, January 21, 2000
“Exercise: Nobody Else Exists”
“The Future Does Not Exist!”
Participants: Mary (Michael) and Mike (Mikah).
Elias arrives at 2:24 PM. (Arrival time is 17 seconds.)
ELIAS: Good morning Mikah!
MIKE: Good morning, Elias! (They both laugh)
Okay, I guess I don’t have too much time here. I guess the first question that really comes to mind is, what is it that I’m telling myself that I’m not hearing very well? I’ve been approached about getting a session many times, and then recently my ears and stuff have been hurting, and that’s usually indicative to me of something I’m not hearing. So, I’m hoping you will enlighten me on what it is I’m to be hearing.
ELIAS: (Grinning) And we shall return, once again, to our ever familiar subject matter! (Mike laughs) I shall offer you, within this moment, express to me, may you be attempting to be assessing what you are expressing to yourself that you are not listening to?
MIKE: Actually, no, I can’t! I can’t even begin to surmise.
ELIAS: It is in actuality quite simple! (Laughing)
MIKE: Clue me in here! (Laughing)
ELIAS: Be remembering of what we have been discussing for much time framework, Mikah. What are you not hearing? Relax, relax, relax!
MIKE: (Laughing) So I’m telling myself to relax, relax, relax?
ELIAS: Quite. And you are tense, tense, tense!
MIKE: What am I supposed to be relaxing? If I get any more relaxed, I’ll fall off the face of the planet! (Laughing)
ELIAS: Ah! Not quite! You may exhibit behavior outwardly that appears to be relaxed, and I may express to you that inwardly, within your energy, you are not relaxing at all! There are quite different expressions of relaxing, and you may view within yourself that although you may be offering yourself the outward expression at times of attempting to be relaxing, you also are creating what within you? Spinning, spinning, spinning!
MIKE: (Laughing) Okay, this is gonna seem like a strange question to be asking, but I guess from all the spinning, spinning, spinning, and I guess all the tenseness, I guess I’ve gotten so used to it that I don’t even realize what it is anymore. What is it that I’m tensing about? I mean, I’ve lost track of what it is I’m so tense about.
ELIAS: Now; you are beginning to recognize – in this question, in this inquiry – what we are discussing. This has become so very automatic to you, within your objective recognition, that you do not even view what you are creating. And in this, I am acknowledging, for as you allow yourself to be presenting this question, you also allow yourself a slight opening to the response.
Let me express to you, Mikah ... and we shall not be rushing! (Mike laughs) I hold an awareness that you are wishing me to be rushing, and I shall not be rushing, for this is familiar to you, and this is the point! (Mike cracks up) You are rushing within yourself. You are spinning within yourself, and you are holding to your energy so very tightly.
I am expressing to you that in this, you have allowed yourself a creation within your focus of concerning yourself with so very many elements outside of yourself that you confuse them with inside of yourself, and you do not even allow yourself to view what “inside of yourself” IS any longer.
Objectively, you have moved so automatically in the viewing of outside that you are not viewing inside, and you fool yourself into the thought process – which you are so very efficient with! (Mike laughs) – in thinking that you are focusing upon self and that you are assimilating information and that you are applying this information to self. For you may interact with other individuals and you may offer information to them, and as you offer information to them, you may be presenting yourself – in surprise – with your enlightened words, (Mike laughs) and you may allow yourself to view the response of the other individuals as they are listening to you, and they are also reinforcing of your assessment, for they shall respond to you in expressions of acknowledgment and recognition that the expressions you offer to them are helpful and enlightening to them also, but they are not enlightening to you! (Mike laughs)
For they are assessments within your thoughts. They are concepts that you allow yourself to intellectually understand. They are expressions that you may offer to other individuals. But it is information that you do not allow yourself to be assimilating within self and turning TO self.
I shall express to you, Mikah, I have offered an analogy recently, which I shall offer to you also.
In this, what you are experiencing is the movement in jumping from one car upon the outer rim of the Ferris wheel to another car, and each jump places you in another position upon the outer rim, and what I continue to express to you is to be moving to the center of the wheel. As you continue to be upon the outer rim of this Ferris wheel, you allow yourself to view all of your scenery, all of your universe, all of the interaction of all other individuals, for you hold a clear view of all that is occurring around you, and you allow yourself to be viewing the particular car that you occupy within any particular moment.
Each car upon the outer rim of this Ferris wheel may be representative of a particular belief or an action or a situation or an issue, but the one element that you may not view clearly from this position is the center of the wheel. For regardless of how you move yourself upon the outer rim of this wheel or how you lean outside of the car, you may not view the hub of the wheel clearly, for it is held in recess of the wheel, and therefore, as it is positioned inwardly upon this wheel, it is not clearly visible from the outside.
In this, what I am expressing to you is, the movement that you are creating has become automatic to you, and as you are occupying the wheel – which is you – you view yourself to be paying attention to you in these automatic movements, and you do not recognize the tension any longer that you are holding, and you do not recognize how you are not relaxing. But how may you be relaxing as you are jumping from one car to another on this outer rim, and attempting to be balancing within the movement of this Ferris wheel, and viewing all that is outside of this Ferris wheel simultaneously?
And the one element, once again, that is not viewed is the center, and as you allow yourself to be climbing out of these outer cars and moving yourself down the beams into the center, you may view all of your universe. You may view all of the interactions of all other individuals. You may view all of the cars of the Ferris wheel upon the outer rim, and you may also view the center, and within the center, you need not be jumping. You may relax, and you may allow yourself to merely move WITH the wheel.
MIKE: Well, how do I go about getting to the center without jumping around still?
ELIAS: By turning your attention slightly, by not concerning yourself so very intensely with all that is occurring outside of you, and by turning your perception to be viewing YOU – your directions, your choices, your desires, your movement, and what motivates your choices. We have engaged this discussion previously, but you have not been listening.
MIKE: Okay, so wouldn’t like viewing my direction and choices and desires and movement and whatsuch, wouldn’t that also be influenced by what’s going on outside around me? I mean, how do I look at my direction and choices if I’m not looking outside of myself?
ELIAS: This is the point. Outside of yourself does not create your reality. It is the reverse. YOU create your reality and are affecting outside of you, not the other way round. (Pause)
MIKE: Okay. Well....
ELIAS: The very question is your example of how you hold your attention and how you view your reality and the direction that you are moving in.
In your expression of your question – how may I be moving in my attention to self without the influence of outside? – this is, in your very questioning, your indication to you that your attention is held outside of you, and as it continues to be held outside of you, you continue to hold to your energy in tension, and as you continue in this tension, you also continue to be creating frustration.
MIKE: Okay. Alright.
I’ve been creating much of a time frame – which is like my next question – of not having something, or like a ... I don’t like the word “job,” but even so, with a job, because you could have a job and enjoy it. But I’ve had a lack of creating of any sort of situation where I’m in a state of enjoying myself, so that leaves me with a lot of time to be within my thought process, so in all that time in my thought process, because it is so familiar, I go into looking around and outside myself and stuff.
What ... where ... I don’t want to use the term “should” ‘cause there is no “should,” but where could my attention or thought process be going rather than where it is going? And I know you say me, view me, but where me?
ELIAS: (Chuckling) Where you? You, where you are NOW – not where you should be, not where you may be, not where you strive to be, not futurely, but NOW. (Pause)
ELIAS: And in the now, with the acceptance of self IN the now – not with the thought process that, “Very well, this is acceptable within this now for now, but I shall be expressing better futurely.”
MIKE: Okay, alright. (Sighing)
ELIAS: I hold the awareness that this also is quite familiar to you, in moments that you shall allow yourself, in exasperation and frustration, to be offering a heaving sigh and expressing to yourself, “Very well, very well. I am accepting of myself now, temporarily, for now, and I shall be accepting and trusting that I SHALL be – not AM – that I SHALL be creating what I want eventually.” (Pause)
ELIAS: And in this, what are you experiencing? Express to me your genuine recognition that you are not experiencing tension or holding to your energy in that expression. You cannot.
ELIAS: Now allow yourself to view how you are holding to your energy, for even within your exasperation and your frustration and what you view objectively to be your momentary giving up, so to speak, you are not giving up. You are not allowing yourself an expression of relaxing and accepting within your energy. You are merely expressing a temporary break, so to speak, in your continuous jumping and your thought process, and even this – in the frustration, there is an element of anger, for you continue to hold your attention futurely. (Pause)
ELIAS: You are not accomplishing well enough now, but you shall eventually. You are not creating what you want now, but you shall eventually. I shall express to you that you may continue in this type of creation in the now for an extensive time framework if you are so choosing, for you merely are creating the same outcome, over and over and over, (pause) discounting the now and projecting into the future, which does not exist!
MIKE: Okay, alright. I guess it’s a lot to think about.
I have another question for you. I’m not quite sure how to phrase it. I’m not even sure if my impressions are correct or how off they are or what, but since like as long as I can remember, I’ve always believed that ... not that people have a purpose or that people have an absolute in terms of what they are going to do as far as occupying their time framework – jobs, hobbies, whatever – but I’ve always believed that people come or choose to be manifest for a certain type of action, which would be interpreted as being a doctor or an artist or whatever, but it’s however they choose to implement it, through their probabilities or whatever, that makes the difference. But I’ve always believed that they come, they manifest with something in mind.
I was wondering ... because so far, everything that I always used to question has been pretty much accurate, and I was questioning this the other day, and I was wondering, what ... there is something that I’m not “supposed” to be doing, but something that I could be doing that I can be like happy doing, and I know I’ve been trying to tell myself and I know I’ve been trying to show myself, and I’m just not listening, and I’m hoping that you will, if not tell me, if you will at least point me in the direction.
ELIAS: I AM pointing you in the direction! (Mike sighs)
I have been pointing you in the direction, and I shall express to you that I shall continue to point you in the direction, to the point and the moment that you hear what I am expressing to you. I have been in this day pointing you in the direction.
You are correct. You DO hold a direction. I may express to you that what you have offered in explanation is an interpretation in physical terms, but I may also express to you that in a manner of speaking, it is accurate, for this is the expression of your intent.
You are correct that as you choose to be manifesting in this physical dimension, you are entering the focus with a pool of probabilities and a potentiality, so to speak, which is the direction of your intent, and in this, you are not predestined, and you hold the choice to be manifesting that intent in whichever direction you are so choosing. You may even be choosing to alter your intent, although generally, the individual focus does not, but it is possible.
In this, you allow yourself to be manifesting and actualizing, in objective physical terms, these intents as you allow your flow of energy freely. But I may also express to you, any individual may be creating obstacles within their intent as they choose not to be listening to self.
I shall express to you, Mikah, I do hold an understanding of the difficulty in listening to self, as you are encountering tremendous volume of static that you are listening to outside of self. It may be quite difficult to be listening to that small voice as the volume of the outside chatter becomes quite intense, and this is the reason that I continue to express to you to be focusing your attention to YOU – to your desires, to your movement, to your choices.
Let me express to you an exercise that you may practice, as you are so very efficient at thoughts! (Mike laughs) Within your thoughts, allow yourself to play a game. In each moment of interaction, with yourself and even with other individuals, in any direction that you move into to be creating of ANY choice ... which you offer yourself many, many, many, many choices throughout each of your physical days.
Within each choice, allow yourself to put to work your thoughts, and in this, stop and allow yourself the questioning, “What shall my choice be were it to be not involving and not affecting of any other individual upon this planet?” (Pause)
MIKE: Okay ... if my choice were not affecting any other individual?
ELIAS: Allow yourself to play this game and engage this exercise, and in this, allow yourself to create or actualize the choices that you express to yourself in that scenario. THIS is allowing yourself to practice hearing that small voice within you.
This may be difficult initially, and as you present yourself with more scenarios that you view as larger and larger in your assessment, you shall view that this exercise shall become more difficult, for you are very familiar with creating your choices in conjunction with other individuals and how they shall be affected, in your perception, or how they shall be influenced or how they shall influence you.
Therefore, temporarily allow yourself to participate in this exercise. In each choice, in every choice, express to yourself that you are the only individual upon your planet. No other individual exists, so to speak, and therefore, your choice is not affecting of any other individual, and there are no other individuals to be affecting of your choice.
MIKE: Alright. Okay, I have three or four quick questions. One of them is, for my trip to Australia, will the location be Sydney?
ELIAS: This is a choice.
MIKE: Aghhhh!! (Laughing)
ELIAS: This is not a predestined destination, Mikah.
MIKE: Okay, alright. These are for my mom. One, she wants to know if her famous singing focus is Sophie Tucker. (Pause)
ELIAS: No, but I may express to Candace that she interacts with this individual.
MIKE: Her famous singing focus interacts with Sophie?
ELIAS: No. She, as a focus in conjunction with that individual, interacts with that individual.
MIKE: (Laughing) Okay, so my mom interacts with ... okay, I’m not understanding.
ELIAS: As another focus of essence.
MIKE: So you mean like on a subjective level, you’re talking?
ELIAS: No. Another focus of the essence of Candace interacts with this individual.
MIKE: Okay, alright. I got you! (They both laugh) Alright. Let me see. How many focuses does Candace share with Rudim? (Pause)
MIKE: Eight? Okay. Let me see. How many focuses does my mom have in total? (Pause)
MIKE: That’s in similar tone?
MIKE: Wow! Only 46? (Elias chuckles) Wow, okay.
ELIAS: What you may term to be, within your belief systems, as a new soul, so to speak. (Chuckling)
MIKE: Alright. This one I know we really don’t have time for, but I’ve been waiting to ask it. Anyway....
Shoot, I missed this question. Okay, real quick, before I ask that other one, I asked you a while ago about what color shares a similar vibrational quality to my essence’s vibrational quality, and the closest translation was royal blue. Now, a lot of people have been asking a similar question, in which you’ve been telling them that that’s the focus’ energy signature of that focus, and I was wondering if what you gave me, royal blue, is the energy signature of my focus.
MIKE: Okay, so then what would it be for my essence in its entirety?
ELIAS: This would be a translation into physical terms, which is inaccurate. For in the entirety of essence and the vibrational quality of that which you identify as color, it is a vibrational quality, not an actual color in physical terms. Are you understanding?
MIKE: Yes. Okay. Alright, now I’ll ask this other question. Let’s see, where did it go? Oh, here it is.
Can you tell me – I was gonna ask for two of them, but we’re really out of time, so I guess just one of them – of a focus that you and I share, either as enemies or as close friends? I just want to hear the whole story – the names, the time frame, the scenario, anything you’re willing to give.
ELIAS: Ha ha! No! I shall not!
MIKE: (Laughing) Oh, come on!
ELIAS: You hold the ability to be tapping into this information, Mikah!
MIKE: Yes! That’s why I’m only asking for one!
ELIAS: Ah! And I shall express to you that you may offer this information to yourself, and subsequent to your investigation, you may be presenting this to myself, and I shall validate – or not – to you the accuracy in which you have allowed yourself to be connecting with that information, so to speak. (Chuckling)
MIKE: Well, fine then! (Laughing)
ELIAS: Ha ha!
MIKE: Alright, then can you tell me one focus of my own in which right now, within this present time framework, I can be most easily connecting with? Like a time frame, or an occupation, just like a key word or something that I can ... I’ve been feeling a connection to a couple of focuses, but I know there’s something that’s drawing my attention, and again, I’m not hearing myself! (Laughing)
ELIAS: I shall express to you, within this particular time framework, any of your other focuses shall hold difficulty in your allowing of yourself to be connecting with them, so to speak.
But as to other focuses within other time frameworks, you may be allowing yourself to be connecting with the focus of essence that you hold in the physical location of Russia.
MIKE: Okay, which one?
ELIAS: Not the individual that is manifest presently.
MIKE: Okay. The priest, the musician, or the one who is friends with Caroll?
ELIAS: I shall express to you, you may be allowing yourself to be connecting with the individual that occupies the role of a musician.
MIKE: Musician, okay. Alright, then I think I’m done, and I will say thank you very much, and don’t be shy!
ELIAS: Ha ha ha!
MIKE: (Laughing) And I guess that’s it for today. We will most likely be speaking again.
ELIAS: Very well. Be engaging this exercise!
MIKE: I will.
ELIAS: Very well, and I shall offer energy to you in your movement with it, for I recognize the difficulty that you are engaging presently, and I shall offer encouragement to you also.
I express to you, my friend, great affection, and au revoir.
MIKE: Au revoir.
Elias departs at 3:10 PM.
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