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Tuesday, January 22, 2002

<  Session 994 (Private)  >

ďSignature Color and Focus ColorĒ

ďContact with UFOs and Other Dimensional FocusesĒ

ďThe Exercise in Clarity RevisitedĒ

Participants: Mary (Michael) and Pat (Fryolla).

Elias arrives at 1:06 PM. (Arrival time is 36 seconds.)

ELIAS: Good afternoon!

PAT: Hello! How are you doing?

ELIAS: As always!

PAT: Well, youíre doing better than Mary is, then! Sheís not feeling so hot today. (Elias chuckles) You want to get to some questions or...?

ELIAS: Very well.

PAT: First Iíd like just some more superficial ones, just for my curiosity. People are talking about signature colors, so Iím kind of curious what mine would be and what that is in comparison to a focus color. Is that separate, and what would that color be?

ELIAS: Your signature color is actually a translation of a vibrational quality which is exhibited by the essence, which translates within your physical dimension as a color which represents the vibrational quality of that particular essence.

The focus color is the color that you generate in this focus that signifies your energy, its general expression of energy. You project different vibrational qualities which translate into different colors through your different energy centers and these project energy outwardly to your energy field.

Now; your color expression, which is generated by your energy centers, is superposed upon the color expression which is generated by you within your energy field, as the expression of you within your totality, so to speak, of this focus. It is a vibrational quality. Each individual expresses a particular vibrational quality which translates into a color.

Now; what is your impression concerning each of these?

PAT: Well, one of my favorite colors is kind of a rose-fuchsia color, so if it was what I like that could be it, and then some shades of green Iím very drawn to. I donít like orange at all, I know that! (Laughs) All I know is what I like.

ELIAS: Now; what you are objectively drawn to in preference is not necessarily an indication of what your expression in vibrational quality is. Many times individuals misinterpret and automatically assume that a particular color that they prefer objectively is the color that may be associated with their signature color or their focus color, and this is not necessarily correct.

You may resonate with a particular color objectively for you may generate certain associations with that preference. It may generate an association of calm or excitement or solemnness or happiness, and in that association you may draw yourself to a particular color as you resonate with that color; but this is not necessarily the expression of the color that you generate.

PAT: So fuchsiaís not it.


PAT: (Laughs) Can you share with me what mine is? (Pause)

ELIAS: Signature color may be translated in your terms as goldenrod; focus color translates to periwinkle.

PAT: Oh! Well, I always liked that color too, so that works for me.

Some people talked about their type of focus, whether theyíre a final focus or a continuing or initiating, and Iím kind of thinking Iím just a continuing. Thatís my impression.

ELIAS: Correct.

PAT: So I was correct on that.


PAT: And the other one is that emotional, thought, religious... I think Iím a thought, because Iím common and I think I use a lot of thought, but whether thatís it or not I donít know.

ELIAS: No. I may express to you, you incorporate an emotional focus.

PAT: Emotional!

ELIAS: Individuals that incorporate an emotional focus may generate much attention to thought. This is not the expression of the identification of thought focus or emotional focus. You all incorporate emotion and you all incorporate thought. Individuals that express an emotional focus, in a manner of speaking, trust and process initially information through feeling. Individuals that express thought focus initially process information and move their trust of attention to thought.

Now; this also translates in intuition or intellect. Individuals that are thought focused move their attention initially to intellect and initially process information, in a manner of speaking, through intellect. This is the expression that is familiar and is trusted. Individuals that incorporate emotional focus initially move their attention to the intuition and incorporate a trust of its accuracy, so to speak.

This is not to say that thought-focused individuals do not incorporate emotion and express emotion, or that individuals that are emotionally focused do not move their attention quite frequently to thought or that they do not incorporate similar actions of analyzation through thought. In actuality, many times individuals that are emotionally focused generate more thought analyzation than do thought-focused individuals.

PAT: Itís hard to see myself in that light. Iíll have to think about that. I think my husband must be thought because I can see him always trusting his intellect first.

Also, when I talked to you last I asked all my familyís essence names and families, but I forgot to ask you what my son Billís essence name was. Heís my youngest, my 19 year old. Since I have all his other information, Iíd kind of like to have his name. (Pause)

ELIAS: Essence name, Luten, L-U-T-E-N (LOO tin).

PAT: Thank you. I can add that to the rest.

In talking to people on the list, everybodyís talking about their number of focuses. Some have 893, some have 11, and it seems like large numbers to me. But Iím curious, how many focuses do I have in this dimension? I donít have a feeling for any certain number.

ELIAS: Total numbering of focuses in this physical dimension, 561.

PAT: Would one of my focuses possibly be a soldier, not a Vietnamese soldier but in Vietnam? I have a lot of dreams where Iím running through the jungle and Iím hiding from people and Iím shooting at people, and so I was wondering if that could be a focus of mine. (Pause)

ELIAS: Yes, you are correct.

PAT: Was I a mercenary, a soldier for hire?

ELIAS: Not necessarily in that capacity, but similar Ė not in the definition of mercenary that you are associating but in similar capacity, yes.

PAT: Can you give me a year for that so I can look into it more?

ELIAS: Approximately midpoint of your previous century, 19-5-9.

PAT: So it probably was in Vietnam. I guess it could have been; I feel it was in the jungle, a lot of greenery.

ELIAS: You are correct.

PAT: So it was Vietnam?


PAT: And I know you probably wonít want to, but do you have a name for him? (Laughs)

ELIAS: YOU may investigate this!

PAT: I knew you were going to say that! I thought Iíd try it, catch you out a moment.

Another feeling I have is I was a priest or a high-ranking pope, and of all funny things and itís almost embarrassing, I think I liked little boys. I took advantage of my being a pope or a priest or something in that capacity. So Iím curious if thatís true, if thatís a focus. (Pause)

ELIAS: Yes, although I may express to you, not of significant position.

PAT: Oh, just a priest, huh? (Laughs)

ELIAS: (Ironically) How very disappointing!

PAT: I wanted it to be with the fancy big olí ring and the... Oh well, you got to take what you get, I guess! (Elias chuckles)

Thereís a lot of talk on the sites about The City, and I used to have just great dreams. I would write them all down. Theyíre slowing down now but Iím trying to get them back. I used to always dream of a place that I called the Mission Inn place, because in Riverside thereís this old inn that had the types of buildings that I related to what The City could have been. Iím curious if those dreams in that location... Thereís always waves, lots of waves, water, and there was this Mission Inn type place, and Iím wondering if thatís The City because I would frequent it quite often in my dreams. (Pause)

ELIAS: I may express to you what you are offering yourself in imagery is not actually associated with what individuals are identifying as this particular city. I may express to you that this particular expression may be viewed as near to this city, accessible to this city.

PAT: Why would I be drawn to this place over and over again? I felt like I was getting some instruction or I was meeting up with people. Is there a reason why I chose that place rather than some other place?

ELIAS: Yes, for in this location you incorporate a future focus. Therefore you allow yourself, in a manner of speaking, connection with that imagery to open a channel, so to speak, with that future focus to allow yourself information concerning your movement within the action of this shift.

PAT: Was that future focus female?


PAT: I seem to meet up with this woman and that could very well be my future focus, possibly.


PAT: Then I kind of had a crystal ball question, whether you may or may not want to answer, and itís just my pure curiosity. My mother died like 33 years ago, or in 1965, whatever that is, and there was always a question whether she died from her MS which went into pneumonia because of her weakness or whether it was actually penicillin shock. Because later my aunt felt she came and talked to her, and we got the impression that she got a shot of penicillin at the hospital and she was allergic to it. Both penicillin shock and pneumonia equate to the lungs filling up with fluid.

So Iíve just always been curious, and just for, I guess, closure or just for curiosity, what got her? I know she got herself, certainly she wouldnít go if she didnít want to go, but I want to see what helped her along. (Pause)

ELIAS: Your impression is correct.

PAT: My impression being the penicillin? (Elias nods in agreement) Yeah, I thought so, because what she had said to my aunt kind of led you to believe that thatís what happened and she was fine with it, like, ďOkay.Ē

ELIAS: It matters not, for the choice was incorporated.

PAT: Right, right. And thatís fine. But, you know, my curiosity Ė I just kind of always was wondering about that.

My daughter-in-law wanted to find out her essence family. Her name is Celeste. (Pause)

ELIAS: Essence family, Sumari.

PAT: Oh, I could have sworn she was Borledim! How about her name? (Pause)

ELIAS: Essence name, Sealya, S-E-A-L-Y-A (SEE lee ah).

PAT: Oh, thatís nice. And is she soft?


PAT: That works out with my common son. (Laughs) So far so good, but itís only been a year! Then of course my daughterís boyfriend, Ron, wanted to know his family as well and his alignment. Oh, I forgot to ask about Celesteís alignment. Can I get that before we go on?

ELIAS: Alignment, Borledim.

PAT: Okay! I did the same thing! When we were on the phone, every time I guessed what their essence family was I was guessing actually their alignment and I was correct. And Iím still trying to figure it out! But okay, thatís pretty good. Now can we go to Ron, the daughterís boyfriend? (Pause)

ELIAS: Essence name, Dahl, D-A-H-L (DAHL). And your impression?

PAT: Iím not sure, because heís a very quiet individual. He never makes waves and he puts up with my Vold daughter. So whatever it is it has to be special! (Laughs) No one else would! So taking that into... Itís hard. I donít know, I really donít know. Maybe Sumafi?

ELIAS: Sumafi, you are correct.

PAT: Okay, cool. And his alignment, then... Zuli?

ELIAS: No, Tumold.

PAT: Oh, my sonís that and thatís to heal. That might help Kayla. (Laughs) Somebodyís got to reel her in! Okay, thatís cool. He is, I would say, intermediate. (Pause)

ELIAS: Common.

PAT: Are you willing to give me any names or dates of one real strong focus so I can start investigating?

ELIAS: Ah! Investigate first and offer your impressions in what you discover, and I shall validate to you what you allow yourself to explore first.

PAT: See, thatís what youíve done with my soldier and my priest things, but those are the only ones Iíve had a real feeling about. But I guess Iíll just have to pay more attention to my dreams or something...


PAT: ...and see what comes out of them.

ELIAS: Or allow yourself, if you are so choosing, to be meditating or visualizing, and you may offer yourself information in this manner also.

PAT: I have a hard time with meditating. You told me last time my brain or my thinking was like a bee. (Elias grins and nods) Well, itís still a bee! I try but sometimes itís really hard and my mind just goes 90 miles an hour, and unless Iím super tired I canít just meditate. But Iím working on it.

ELIAS: Ah, very well!

PAT: So next time maybe Iíll have more.

This is kind of... I donít know, maybe you can help me with this. It seems like most of my life I can look forward to something, letís say my birthday party or just planning something, knowing I have a plan, and just before I get close to it, the anticipation turns into depression, just total depression. Even though I know itís there, I know it goes away and I donít let it stop me from doing anything, and once Iím at the moment of the party or whatever, Iím fine!

Also when I was younger and I worked for a living, I would have to go to work the next day and I could dread Monday starting Friday night, even though I loved what I did. I was a Lamaze teacher for a while, and I got to go and sit there and be in charge and talk, talk, talk, and I was very happy. But the anticipation of having to be someplace at a certain time would always turn me into depression. Is there a reason for this?

ELIAS: You generate this expression in relation to process. You enjoy, you prefer the process; but in the beginnings there is an association of end.

As you are engaging a process of planning or the process of doing, you are allowing yourself to appreciate the experience for this is a preference of yourself, the engagement of the process. But as you anticipate a beginning, you move your attention from the process and the preference of that process and you create an automatic association with beginning and end, that if you are beginning there shall be an end, and your preference is the middle, the process.

Therefore, you generate a time framework in which you describe as depression, which in actuality is your communication to yourself concerning disappointment in relation to beginnings and endings.

PAT: Could this have something to do with on my tenth birthday... Do things ever go back, we process things this way? Because I had an experience when I was ten, that two days before my tenth birthday my mother died and the big party we were going to have of course never happened. I remember sitting with her and anticipating the party and being really happy, and all of a sudden there was nothing. Could the feeling I have now be a reflection of that, or thatís just something that happened to me and we go on and itís no big deal?

ELIAS: There is an association with that experience in relation to this association of beginnings and endings.

PAT: So did I form that experience when I was ten because of my preference for the process of planning?


PAT: So I formed that myself anyway...


PAT: it doesnít matter.


PAT: Can you give me any advice on how I might turn that around, where I could have fun the whole time?

ELIAS: Perhaps merely in the recognition of what you are generating in the moment. Many times merely recognizing and identifying what you are actually generating in the moment, what the communication is that you are expressing to yourself, may be adequate to allow you permission to choose rather than automatically respond. In this, as you recognize that you do generate an automatic association with beginnings and endings, that once a direction is begun it must end Ė which is not necessarily correct, but this is the automatic association Ė therefore as I express to you ďbeginnings,Ē your association is not necessarily with beginnings but that the endings are automatically associated with beginnings, and the endings are the trigger.

Therefore, in recognizing as you generate this emotional communication to yourself that in actuality you are expressing within self disappointment, you may also recognize that that communication of disappointment is offering you information that you are expressing to yourself that you incorporate merely one choice of ending. But you incorporate many choices, not merely that one.

PAT: So once I can recognize that...

ELIAS: Correct. Even within any activity as you express that you are planning, so to speak, and the association that in the activity shall actually incorporate a beginning and an end in your perception, you may offer yourself the recognition of choice that there need not necessarily be incorporated an end. It may move merely into a continuation in another direction.

PAT: With the same thing in mind, I would have the same dread before I would go to work. The day before Iíd have a beautiful day going on and no reason to even think about having to go to work, and then I would start dreading it in anticipation of it. Then I would get up and I would do it and that would be fine. Iíve incorporated in my life where I donít have to go to work now, which is good! (Laughs) But is it the same thing?


PAT: Because why would I be worrying about the end of work, because once I got to work I liked it okay?

ELIAS: Quite! But there is an end.

PAT: I just donít like the end of anything.

ELIAS: Correct. There is a strong association with endings. Therefore if you must begin, you must end.

PAT: I have this feeling that my intent, and please correct me if Iím wrong, has something to do with people disengaging. I can just go anywhere and somebody will come and tell me these stories because they want... And weíve talked about this.

For instance, the other day after the public session I met a person for the first time and I really liked her, but immediately she was telling me the story of her son passing ten years ago. It seems like wherever I go, Iím drawn or theyíre drawn to me with that sort of thing. Could that have something to do with the ending part that I have a problem with?

I attract everybody that has these experiences, and I think Iím helpful. So Iím drawing all this to myself to show myself that I have an issue with endings? (Laughs)

ELIAS: Correct. As you generate comfort to other individuals concerning these endings, so to speak, in your terms...

PAT: I realize itís not a true ending, but...

ELIAS: I am aware. Move your attention to you and address to your issue concerning endings.

PAT: Interesting. This will give me a lot to think about. Thisíll be good. I think all of our focuses, we have a certain intent; so in a nutshell, what would we say my intent is? Because I thought my intent was to help others who seem like theyíre drawn to me and to help others with disengagement and that sort of thing. Iíve always been fascinated, even as a child, with death. Is that my intent, or do I have a larger intent and thatís just a little piece of it?

ELIAS: This is the direction of your intent, and in this you choose many different specific avenues to explore this general intent.

PAT: I have probably a funny question. Thereís this man named Whitley Strieber who wrote many books on communication with outer space, UFOs, called ďCommunionĒ and ďTransformation,Ē and according to him throughout his entire lifetime he has been visited by these beings which are, you know... Is he Ilda? (Laughs) Iím just curious if he comes from the family of Ilda, and if thatís why he is having these experiences.

ELIAS: No, and this is not the reason that the individual is choosing to incorporate these experiences.

Some individuals in conjunction with this shift in consciousness choose to be allowing what may be termed as other dimensional bleed-through action to occur. In this, what they are interacting with is quite real but it is another focus of themselves, and what they interact with and how they interact is a translation into this physical dimension, and that translation is expressed in a manner which draws upon what is known in this dimension.

Therefore, the translation of what the individual is interactive with is not entirely accurate. What the individual views, what they interact with, what they may even physically touch is a translation which is translated through their perception. But they are allowing an actual bleed-through to view another aspect of themselves as essence, another focus of attention which occupies another physical dimension.

Some individuals allow themselves to objectively engage this action; some individuals allow themselves to engage this action with focuses that they incorporate in THIS dimension, but this is infrequently expressed for that action generates more of a threat to the individualís unique identity within this physical dimension than shall engaging another dimensional focus. For within your beliefs, you associate a degree of separation between yourselves within your manifestation and another manifestation of you as essence which occupies another physical dimension.

Now; I may express to you, this individual, in like manner to many individuals, allows that type of experience in conjunction with the movement of this shift which thins the veils of separation within consciousness. This is not to say that the individual objectively recognizes what they are interactive with as another focus of themself as essence, but the mere action of thinning the veils of separation in allowance of these types of interactions is movement which is quite in conjunction with this shift in consciousness. Therefore it matters not whether the individual recognizes objectively or identifies objectively that this is actually another focus of their essence.

PAT: My question would be then, I see a focus of myself being a soldier, but I only see this when Iím dreaming. I donít have a soldier come to me and I physically see him and talk to him and write a book about meeting him. So how is it that this manís doing the same thing as that would be? Iím trying to understand. Is it easier to do it if you think theyíre little green men?

ELIAS: For many individuals, yes.

PAT: Well, he did get a lot of books written about it, so itís done well for him. So thatís not his family, though. I got the idea that could have been his family because he was having communications.

ELIAS: This is merely a different expression and choice of how an individual may be incorporating movement in relation to this shift in consciousness. You each direct your attention in different manners and allow different expressions and different experiences in your movement and in the action of widening your awareness, and this is the choice of some individuals.

PAT: When we talked about my family and I was always confused thinking their alignment was their family and vice versa, I was correct on everyone as far as their alignment. I didnít see me at all in what you told me that my essence family was or my alignment. (Pat is Ilda/Gramada) I read the papers that explained that Ilda feels this way and Gramada kind of... I donít see myself, except maybe a little bit of my dream work, as far as the Gramada family. But I can see the other things in my family, the traits.

ELIAS: Ah! But what have you expressed to myself in this conversation concerning your intent that you view as a consistent action that occurs within your focus?

PAT: You mean as far as the endings and having problems with that or...? Iím not sure.

ELIAS: You initiate drawing to yourself specific individuals incorporating specific experiences.

PAT: Right, and is that a trait of my alignment, which is Gramada, or my family which is...

ELIAS: Yes. This is an initiation. This is an energy that you project outward which initiates an action of responsiveness, which you view to be drawing to yourself individuals that consistently offer to you similar experiences.

PAT: You know, itís not fair because in all the paperwork I have read off of my computer the Vold family gets four or five pages and Gramada only gets two! So I was trying to see myself in two pages. If they would have spread it out to four pages maybe I could have caught that. There wasnít enough info! (Laughs)

ELIAS: Ah! You have been generating this energy of initiating throughout your focus, in many expressions.

PAT: And the Gramadas are the initiators?


PAT: So the Ilda part of me, thatís really not important. My alignmentís more important for my own understanding of myself, right?

ELIAS: It is more obvious. The family that you are belonging to consistently expresses itself in underlying expressions, an ease that you incorporate in interaction with other individuals and exchanging ideas, concepts, flavor with other individuals. This is an expression of the family that you are belonging to.

But what shall be expressed much more obviously objectively in experiences and in what you generate naturally in this focus shall be the qualities of the family you are aligned with.

PAT: Okay; thatís good. I guess we only have... Well, I guess we have about fifteen minutes.

Can I ask you about my granddaughter, Caitlin, what her essence name is, family, etcetera? Sheís five. (Pause)

ELIAS: Essence name, Tyanne, T-Y-A-N-N-E (tie ANN). And your impression?

PAT: Sumari? Maybe all little girls seem that way. (Laughs) Because theyíre just full of love and theyíre like little angels, you know?

ELIAS: Essence family, Borledim; alignment, Sumari.

PAT: Again I did it Ė same thing! Iím very consistent! (Laughs)

ELIAS: Quite!

PAT: And would she be common as well?


PAT: How about my second husband, whoís now deceased. I think that his essence family was Sumari as well, and I would say he would be aligned with Zuli. Do you think thatís correct or not?

ELIAS: Yes, you are correct.

PAT: On both?


PAT: Okay!

ELIAS: Ah, one point!

PAT: Thatís cool! Because I really thought about it and I was thinking of his personality and thinking of things, and so I had my impressions all ready for you.

ELIAS: Very well!

PAT: That makes me feel like Iím getting somewhere. And youíre not going to help me out with any other focuses so I can explore on my own a little bit? Can you send me to a country or something?

ELIAS: I shall express to you, send yourself to a country!

PAT: Oh God! Okay! Send myself to a country!

ELIAS: And practice.

PAT: Practice getting my brain to settle down long enough.

ELIAS: Ah, yes.

PAT: I know I need that, but Iím not sure how to go about it.

ELIAS: Practice in relaxation. Offer yourself practice with the exercise that I have offered previously concerning outer senses. (1) You may be inquiring of Michael, if you are so choosing, concerning this exercise.

This may offer you an avenue in moving your attention, and as you allow yourself to move your attention and become familiar with moving your attention outside of thought, you may allow yourself more of an ease to be practicing in relaxing and moving your attention to other expressions and not interrupting those directions with thought.

PAT: Thatís a hard one. Itís going to take lot of practice, a lot of practice.

Well, you know, years ago I would write in my journal and sometimes after a couple of bourbons or whatever I would get very creative as far as almost answering my own questions. I could write down a question and I could go three pages answering myself. Then I would say, ďWho are you?Ē because I knew it wasnít me! So Iím wondering if at that time I was probably just allowing my essence or maybe another focus to kind of help myself help myself.

ELIAS: Correct.

PAT: So could this be helpful, could I incorporate that...

ELIAS: If you are so choosing.

PAT: try to find out about other focuses, maybe ask myself and I might come up with an answer?

ELIAS: You may incorporate this method and it may be quite efficient.

PAT: You mean by writing it I get away from my bumblebee! (Laughs)

ELIAS: Correct!

PAT: Well, I think weíre almost done. Thereís like another eight minutes or so. Can you just offer me something that you might feel would be useful for me? Some info?

ELIAS: Merely to be paying attention to you, my friend. Be paying attention to what you are expressing and noticing, noticing how you are generating acceleration of movement, which creates agitation Ė not necessarily within the expression of anxiety but accelerated agitation in scatteredness, as the bee.

Therefore, as you notice that you are generating that action, if you are choosing to be incorporating that action playfully, you may continue in that; but also recognize that within many time frameworks you incorporate that action in agitation, which creates confusion and diverts your attention and does not allow your attention to move as easily or flow as easily as it may.

As you notice, pay attention and experiment with moving your attention. Offering yourself the objective ability to intentionally move your attention is quite significant, especially within this time framework in objective insertion of this shift, which shall be of great benefit to allow yourself intentionally to generate that action.

PAT: Friday night my girlfriend was over my house. My daughter had come by and she said Ė because she knew I was coming to the public session Ė ďWell, has Elias given you a sign?Ē because before our phone conversation I had some lights, and you know. I said ďNo,Ē and right when I said that, the phone rang and it was for my best friend. Her son said, ďMom, youíve got to come home. The TVís turning on by itself, the stereoís on! Thereís a ghost in the house and Iím waiting for you outside!Ē And my daughter looked at me and I said, ďIt must have been Elias!Ē Was it my doing, or were you offering energy? And why was it at my girlfriendís house and not at my house?

ELIAS: As an introduction.

PAT: To the girlfriend?


PAT: Okay, because she was scared shitless! (Laughs) I laughed because sheís always afraid of her own shadow, anyway.

ELIAS: Ah, you may express to your friend that this is quite a friendly ghost!

PAT: Okay! I think our timeís up now, but I thought that was you!

ELIAS: Very well, my friend! As always, I express affection to you.

PAT: Well, thank you, and Iíve really enjoyed myself.

ELIAS: And we shall continue to be playful.

PAT: Good! Iíll be looking for you...

ELIAS: Very well.

PAT: the light bulbs! (Laughs)

ELIAS: Very well. I express to you this day, in playfulness and encouragement, au revoir.

PAT: Goodbye. Thank you.

Elias departs at 2:03 PM.


(1) Elias is referring to the Exercise in Clarity, from session 122a, September 22, 1996:

ELIAS: ...In this, I shall be offering this evening an exercise, for it is difficult to be recognizing of alternate channels, and understanding the transmission which is occurring upon alternate channels, when you do not tune completely to the one channel that holds your attention. Your focus is blurred. You believe that your attention is directed and clear within the channel that you view; your objective attention; but you shall perceive soon just how blurred your attention truly is!

We have incorporated discussion of your outer senses, as you view them; their function and how you create them. Within this exercise, we shall be focusing upon these senses; for until you learn to tune your attention clearly, you will not understand the interaction that you may view within alternate channels. You may tune to these other channels, but they will appear even less clear and confusing to you than the channel that you are attentive to within your waking consciousness. Therefore, I shall direct you within an exercise....

As I have stated, it is important that you view the one channel that holds your directed attention clearly. In this, I shall instruct you within our exercise. Within the beginning elements of this exercise, I shall be asking you to be holding your field of vision; not closing eyes; for you are tuning to this attention, this station, this channel. You are noticing and allowing clarity of this channel. Therefore, the purpose is not to be altering your state.

In this, I will ask you to sit comfortably. (Pause) Focus upon any given object within your room, but do not concentrate intensely upon this object. Allow for your vision to normally encompass the entirety of the room, with one main focal point. Do not strain, and do not force yourselves to be concentrating very hard upon any given object. In this, now tune your consciousness to your senses. Notice your vision. Allow your vision to be as clear as it may possibly be. Tune to your hearing. Notice all of the sounds that occur. Many sounds are occurring that you automatically tune out and pay little attention to. Notice your body; your physical feelings; your body temperature. Notice your sense of touch. The air touches your skin continuously. Your clothing touches your skin. These are all elements that are a part of the clarity of your focus, to which you pay little attention to. Notice smells. You pay little attention to your sense of smell throughout your individual, mundane day. Notice your sense of taste. You view that if you are not consuming something, you are not tasting anything. Your senses are highly tuned, and respond regardless. They incorporate continuous stimulation. You only choose to not be clear upon these senses.

Take a moment to concentrate, unstrained, upon the activity of all of these senses that you incorporate throughout every moment of your physical focus. (Here, there is a ninety second pause)

Now, I will be instructing each of you to be closing your eyes and allowing your attention to drift. Do not be focusing upon your outer senses, so to speak. Allow yourself to feel comfortable, and calm, and quiet. (Here, there is a thirty second pause) Enough drifting!

You will notice that with your eyes closed, you will drift. You have experienced, within your attempts at meditation at times, difficulty in holding your focus. You experience, much of your time within your dream state, an inability to hold your focus and manipulate within that focus. This exercise of tuning your directed attention, your consciousness which is tuned to this channel, will be very helpful to you in instructional areas of developing your ability to be manipulating within alternate channels. Altered states, as you term these, are all alternate channels. If you hold the ability to consciously manipulate within the consciousness that holds your attention, you will more easily learn to manipulate and understand within alternate channels of consciousness. Therefore, throughout this week, until our next meeting, I shall offer you the opportunity for what you would term to be homework! I shall be instructing you to be practicing this exercise three times within each of your days. You may incorporate this exercise at any given moment, for your eyes are open, and you are attentive to all those individuals around you and also any activity that you may be engaging, for you are tuning your consciousness more clearly. You are not drifting. You are not placing yourself into an altered state. Therefore, this exercise will not be interrupting of your normal activity.

(To Cecelia) No one shall view you as weird! (We all crack up)

CELIA: Thank you. (Laughing)

ELIAS: No one shall even know, objectively!

CELIA: So do we do the exercise with our eyes open?

ELIAS: Yes. (Note that Cecelia was drifting throughout most of the session!)

In this, incorporate one time for initiating this exercise within your evening time, while you are relaxed at your home, individually. Therefore, you may follow your directed ďtuning inĒ to your attention channel by closing your eyes and allowing yourself to drift. In this, while you are allowing yourself to drift, you may incorporate this action briefly; only within a time element to be noticing those events that are occurring. This may be color flashes, it may be feelings, it may be scenes. You may incorporate visualizations. You may incorporate mental images, as you term these. You may find yourself incorporating thoughts ďslingingĒ by you rapidly. Notice what occurs.

Do not concentrate intensely upon the experience. It is only an exercise. It is unnecessary to be very serious and directed! (Humorously) You may incorporate this as fun, and it may be brief. It is not necessary for you to be setting aside hours of your time and very directedly concentrating on accomplishing! It is more important for you to be tuning consciously, eyes open, to the awareness that you are familiar with; for as you learn to be directed, and manipulating within that directedness, you shall also learn to be directing within alternate realities.

I express to you that you may be manipulating within your clarity, for what you have experienced presently within this exercise is only noticing. As your week progresses and you are incorporating this exercise, you may attempt to manipulate these senses. Allow the clarity of your hearing, and then intentionally turn it off. Allow the clarity of your sense of smell, and then disengage. Allow yourselves the opportunity to view your own ability to manipulate your own consciousness and its functions; for in this, you may much more easily recognize how to be manipulating when encountering different events within alternate focuses.

Exercises: find out more about the clarity exercise.

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