You Are Your Own Delicate Flower
“You Are Your Own Delicate Flower”
Wednesday, January 15, 2003 (Private/Phone)
Participants: Mary (Michael), Marcos (Marta), and Marissa (Isabel)
Elias arrives at 8:41 PM. (Arrival time is 29 seconds.)
ELIAS: Good afternoon!
MARCOS: Elias, good afternoon! It’s so great to hear your voice again, my friend.
ELIAS: (Chuckles) And how does your adventure proceed?
MARCOS: My adventure is proceeding. I’m not sure in which direction, but it really is proceeding. (Elias laughs) I was telling Mary that one of the things that I am working on — and I’m not sure if that’s the right term, but you’ll understand — is on this effortless creation of monetary instruments. Every day I remind myself of what you have said so many times, that it’s an expression of oneself, of the trust of oneself, no?
ELIAS: Quite correct.
MARCOS: So I’ve taken a year off, essentially a sabbatical, to spend more time with myself, more time with Isabel and others. It’s been a very good time for me because I found out a lot of things about myself. Now I feel that I’m changing directions and starting to focus my energy in this experimentation of the creation of wealth and not so much dwelling my time and myself and my efforts on relationships. So it’s kind of a change; it’s an exploration.
I know you know because I’ve talked to you a lot! (Elias laughs) Whether it’s consciously or in my dreams, you’re always there and that’s really helpful. Sometimes it’s one step forward, two steps back, but there is no back, right? It’s just a different direction. It’s been interesting.
ELIAS: I am understanding. Therefore you are allowing yourself a respite in your quest in relationships, are you not?
MARCOS: Yes, absolutely! (Elias laughs) I think that can happen, but I want some other things to happen as well at the same time.
ELIAS: I am understanding. This offers you the opportunity to be focusing your attention on YOU.
MARCOS: It’s surprising how many things happen and how much you learn about yourself when you focus yourself on you. A lot of other things happen. Sometimes it’s overwhelming.
ELIAS: I am understanding, but you do generate much more of an ease in paying attention to yourself rather than projecting your attention outwardly to other individuals.
MARCOS: Absolutely. I was thinking about it the other night and the way I feel about it is that we focused humans love to look at things in stages and methods and formulas. I feel like the first stage, which was the conceptual stage of taking in all this information that you’ve given us and reminded us of, is there, and now I’m sort of at the beginning of the second stage in what I would call the implementation of it.
MARCOS: So that’s where I am.
ELIAS: I am quite understanding and am acknowledging of you.
MARCOS: Thank you, Elias. I’m going to turn the telephone over to Isabel. She has some things that she wants to ask you and chat to you about. She’s been a little bit under the weather here, as we say. But I just wanted to touch base with you and say hello objectively. I know that we have a lot of communication that we will continue. I thank you for being there, as always. It’s just so great to talk to you.
ELIAS: You are quite welcome, my friend.
MARCOS: Okay, Elias, here is Isabel.
ELIAS: Very well!
ELIAS: Good afternoon!
MARISSA: Hi, Elias.
ELIAS: And how is your adventure proceeding?
MARISSA: I don’t know what I’m creating right now. (Elias chuckles) I’ve created this sickness that’s knocked me down, and I’ve been in bed for weeks now. I don’t know. I can barely talk; I can barely stand up. It’s really frustrating.
ELIAS: Ah-ha! Which is not quite an expression of empowerment of yourself, is it?
MARISSA: Definitely not.
ELIAS: Now; shall I be reminding you, Isabel, of a conversation that you and I engaged, in your terms, quite some time framework ago, in relation to yourself, your family and their expressions, and your allowance of them to be dictating to you your choices and a disempowerment of yourself at that time also? And what was the subject matter? (Smiling) Let me see ... I may express to you, biting of your nails?
ELIAS: (Laughs) And your great concern of wanting to be expressing yourself but also allowing other individuals to dictate to you your choices for you viewed them as authorities of yourself. And what are you creating now? Very similar, are you not?
MARISSA: Yes, the same thing.
ELIAS: Quite, but in your terms in expressions that you view to be more important, more significant. Let me express to you, I have been recently interactive with individuals in very similar subjects, expressing to other individuals what I shall express to you now.
You view an action of biting your nails as insignificant and not quite important, but there are significant influences that are occurring in relation to this simple action. You are providing yourself with an example of the beliefs and the interactions that occur within your daily expressions that you view as mundane or insignificant, but they are the same beliefs that influence your choices in what you view to be large and significant events, and this would be one.
You are not allowing yourself to pay attention to you and what you want. You know what you want, but you do not allow yourself to express what you want for you view other individuals to be in authority of yourself, and therefore, you allow other individuals to be dictating your choices to you. But you continue to struggle, knowing that they are your choices.
MARISSA: Yes, and I’ve always had that problem.
ELIAS: I am aware. In this, my friend, let me be encouraging to you in tremendous affection, as I have always expressed to you. Shall you allow another individual to dictate to you how you shall bloom? You are your own delicate flower, my friend, Isabel. Allow yourself to open in your own expression, and do not concern yourself with the wants of other individuals. Those are their expressions.
You are steering your ship. Trust yourself in your choices in steering your own ship and allow yourself to relax. Discontinue attempting to accommodate other individuals, and rather allow yourself your own empowerment of yourself, your own freedom in what you know. Why shall you engage choices that are uncomfortable and that express conflict within yourself? It is unnecessary.
You may be acknowledging the intentions of other individuals, recognizing that their expressions may be different from your own, their directions may be different from your own. But in this, they are expressing their affection through THEIR perception. But their perception is different from your perception. This is not to say that their perception is right and yours is wrong — they are merely different. Allow yourself the freedom to express yourself in what YOU want.
MARISSA: It’s so true. It’s so hard to do and so easy to say.
ELIAS: I am understanding.
Now; let me express to you in this, allow yourself the recognition that the individuals within your family unit express differently from yourself, but in their expressions, they already offer their approval of you and their acceptance of you. Therefore, it is unnecessary for you to continue driving yourself to gain that expression of approval and acceptance; it is already offered. Your choices shall be accepted as your choices.
You continue to seek an expression that you already incorporate. Therefore, perhaps you shall allow yourself this knowing that you are seeking an expression that you already possess. What is to be sought?
MARISSA: I don’t know.
MARISSA: I always want people to like what I... I’m always trying to please others.
ELIAS: Correct, and perhaps you may experiment with a new direction of pleasing yourself. Do not view this action as a tremendous expression of yourself that you must be incorporating from this moment onward; merely allow yourself to experiment. Allow yourself permission to experiment within one day, of offering yourself permission to express your freedom and what you want. In that experimentation, allow yourself to notice the responses of other individuals. I may dare to express to you, you may be surprised. (Chuckles)
MARISSA: I just wanted to comment on one thing to you. This past summer I went to Europe with my mother and (inaudible) to study. One weekend we were in Paris and we were having dinner at this very small restaurant, not a lot of people. We were sitting at a very big table. There was this table right in front of us with an old lady, blue eyes, and she kept staring and staring and staring at me. At first I got quite scared, but then I thought of you and thought you were sending me that energy and you were there helping me.
ELIAS: And you are quite correct.
MARISSA: Thank you, although I did get a little bit scared at first. (Elias chuckles) Then I recognized what it was and I liked it very much.
ELIAS: I am always with you, my friend, and I am always offering you my encouragement and my acknowledgment of you and my affection.
MARISSA: When I’m in my house, I hear all these noises and all these weird things happening around me. I don’t know if it’s other energies I’m feeling or hearing, or maybe it’s myself.
ELIAS: Partially both. In this, perhaps rather than expressing an apprehension, you may be welcoming in knowing that many of these expressions of energy are my own and are merely offered to you in an expression of playfulness, for many times you are incorporating MUCH too much seriousness! (Chuckles)
Recognize yourself as what may be expressed as a child of this shift. And so you are, and acknowledge that within yourself. Empower yourself and allow yourself to direct yourself. In your terms within your physical dimension, this is your birthright. Accept that.
MARISSA: Yes, I promise to work on that. (Elias chuckles) One more thing that’s a little bit on the same subject. I know that another energy is Rose.
MARISSA: She expresses herself and her energy with birds a lot.
MARISSA: I have this thing when I see a pigeon, when I hear a pigeon. I’m not very comfortable with them; I don’t like them very much. I don’t know if it’s the animal itself or it’s the kind of energy. Some people think it’s kind of funny, but it’s weird.
ELIAS: And your question?
MARISSA: I don’t know what’s my problem with this specific type of bird that I don’t like, that I can’t relate to.
ELIAS: For you associate this particular bird within your beliefs as a scavenger and as unclean, and therefore you express a repelling within your energy to the energy of this particular creature.
Now; this is quite acceptable, and I am not expressing to you that you must or should be altering your expression. But perhaps you may allow yourself at times, so to speak, not necessarily to be incorporating the visual interaction with this creature but perhaps to incorporate a different outer sense, of your hearing. In listening to its cooing — for it generates a gentle sound — perhaps you may be more accepting of an energy that Rose also projects to you, not necessarily through these particular birds, but an energy that is expressed to you. You may allow yourself, in that listening to this gentle sound that is expressed by this particular bird, to be reminding yourself to express more of a gentleness with yourself.
MARISSA: So next time I come close to a pigeon I’ll definitely try to hear it and look at it more.
ELIAS: Close your eyes, discontinue your visual and merely listen, and perhaps you may allow yourself the recognition of the comfort of that sound in its gentleness and remind yourself of the expression of gentleness within you.
MARISSA: Thank you. I’ll be thinking of you and hoping you keep playing around here.
ELIAS: And so I shall!
MARISSA: I’m hoping that we have a talk sometime soon again.
ELIAS: Very well. I shall be anticipating this and extend my invitation to you. I shall continue to be expressing my energy to you in appreciation of you.
MARISSA: Thank you. I like that very much.
ELIAS: (Chuckles) You are quite deserving of it.
MARISSA: I hope I can be out of this sickness, as we call it, for next time.
ELIAS: Very well. Be gentle with yourself and allow yourself to direct you. Trust yourself, and your illness shall dissipate.
MARISSA: Thank you very, very much, Elias.
ELIAS: You are quite welcome, my small friend. As always I express tremendous affection to you and great encouragement.
MARISSA: Same to you.
ELIAS: I express to you in affection and fondness, au revoir.
MARISSA: Au revoir.
Elias departs at 9:07 PM.
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