PHOENIX, AZ WORKSHOP
by Scott Mielke
1) The first question/comment was regarding someone’s fear of being sad.
a. “Don’t worry, you’ve got time to cheer up.”
b. “All of your negative emotions are launching rockets of desire.”
c. “The only bondage that exists is self-inflicted and is caused by the habit of thoughts that hurt when you think about them.”
d. Nothing can truly hurt you because of the power of your focus.
e. “All of my emotions are good and when I feel negative emotions, it means two things:
i. My stream is going fast.
ii. I’m wanting something in a way that is in direct opposition to the flow.”
f. “Life never stops giving you a reason to want more from where you are.”
g. “Wanting laced with doubt feels ‘icky’.”
h. “I want to be who I am and see the world through the eyes of Source.”
i. “My negative emotions help me to know where I am.”
j. The questioner asked about getting friends who are suffering to receive Abraham:
i. “If Source can’t get them to listen, what makes you think that you can!”
ii. When your friends are suffering, you put the improved version of them in your vibrational escrow and if you then choose to focus on what-is, you’ll feel bad.
iii. You have to train yourself into seeing the happy version of them.
2) The next question was about the use of colloidal silver. He reported “extreme” success with it for both himself and his children. He told Abraham (when asked) that he stays away from medical doctors because they are looking for what is wrong.
a. Abraham said that colloidal silver is the same as every substance, that the substance is not as “pervasive” a part of the outcome as you think. It’s your thought that allows or disallows the wellness.
b. Abraham also said “Good for you for finding a substance that satisfies your intentions.”
c. Abraham does not guide to activities, rather their intention is to open you to your own guidance.
d. The questioner also wondered the same thing about crystals, as to their healing properties. Abraham responded that both the appearance and tactile sensation of crystals tend to be fascinating. The emotion of fascination lowers your resistance and gives the same result as anything else that does the same.
e. The questioner then asked about a physical condition (his weight) that has not changed.
i. “Your discomfort is putting more into your vibrational escrow.”
ii. “You’ve trained yourself to be too realistic.”
iii. “Make your criteria as to how you feel when you think the thought about this topic.”
iv. Any fascination with crystal or other healing elements is pointed toward substances. The healing becomes upstream because you’re trying to overcome the illness and looking for a thing, which works against you.
v. The best approach is to train your chronic thoughts in to feeling a little better and then expect things to change
f. Abraham then started a gentle Rampage of Relief
i. “I’m practicing the art of allowing now.”
ii. “I’m looking for relief and know that it comes in many forms. I’m going to let go of the oars and find the better feeling thought. I know that using or even finding the substance is really the long way around this.”
iii. (If you’ve ever listened to a Rampage, in person or on recordings, the opportunity to get swept away downstream is there. That’s what happened to me after this).
3) This question presented a discussion regarding an autistic child. The father started by saying that his son had been diagnosed with moderate to severe form of autism and that raising him had been a beautiful experience yet it had been challenging for mom and dad. Abraham interrupted and pointed out how each descriptor held either an upstream or downstream flow.
a. “Diagnosed—upstream, moderate—downstream, severe—upstream, beautiful experience—downstream, challenge for mom and dad—upstream.”
b. When asked about his son, Dad said that the son was happy all the time---“Downstream, downstream, downstream, can’t even go upstream!”
c. Abraham emphasized that this is the time of awakening and allowing yourself to be who you really are.
d. “Society seeks to socialize to control behavior and conditions and rules and environments so that society can feel better. His son comes forth vibrationally saying ‘I come forth unsocializable and I don’t care what you think. I’m only controlling my gap when I care about how I feel.’”
e. The dad also wants more meaningful communication with his son. Abraham said that it helps to remember that each individual is his/her own point of attraction and that the Universe will accommodate that.
f. Abraham told the dad that the dominant message of his son is “It’s OK.
g. This child has come forth to prepare the world for this child and that his son is the last person that he should be worried about.
4) Sadness while meditating was the next topic. His friend had died and he said that he had “emotionally lost” his parents. Yet during that same meditation, he visualized himself flying and circling the sun, going into it and feeling very good. He was wondering if all of these feelings and sensations were coming from the same place—Abraham said yes. Abe continued by saying that the only thing that ever makes us sad it the lack of connection to Who You Are. When you have an “early exit” of a friend, you begin to focus on the non-physical. And it’s going to be easier to go to the most practiced thought even if it is negative. “The benefit of the despair of someone leaving is that all feelings are downstream from there. “
a. “All emotions are giving you the vibrational relationship between who you’ve become. They’re all telling you where you are and let’s you know where you want to go.”
b. “My path is a path that I’m creating all day, every day.”
c. “I’m not going to call myself wrong when I feel bad. Instead, I’m going to emphasize that I have control of my thoughts and how they feel.”
d. “There’s nothing wrong with the contrast.”
e. Abraham then did a Rampage of Appreciation for Emotions. I went totally downstream on this one too!
5) The next person in the hot seat (said that both he and his girlfriend were both avid students of Abraham. His girlfriend was “gleeful” when she heard Abraham tell her “Don’t give a rip about what anyone else thinks.” The hot seater/now-ex-boyfriend didn’t really like being on the receiving end.
a. This man said that this experience brought up worthiness issues to the forefront for him. Abraham replied that worthiness issues come from “giving a rip about what other people think.” Abraham’s encouragement was to move from wanting to be worthy to knowing that you’re worthy. “Your Source within has no ‘issue’—it knows its value and issues come up when you have trained yourself to think about worthiness issues.”
b. It’s more helpful to reframe this idea about worthiness and change it to “Sometimes I choose a thought that is different from that of my Source.”
c. Consider it to be “sloppy thinking” instead of a worthiness issue.
d. The usual approach to being a couple is that you have two co-creative, freedom seeking individuals who believe that compromise is the way to happiness. Yet what ends up happening is that you blame the person with whom you have compromised. You’ve split off from what you want, but you blame the other for being split off. But what you have really done is split you from You.
e. Abraham responded to this hot-seater’s comment about feeling belittled:
i. “As I felt belittled, I’ve wanted to feel valued and I must feel valuable because it’s in my vibrational escrow, but I continue to look at the contrast responsible for the expansion and blame and feel bad and cause THAT to expand.”
f. The comment was then made about “getting my vibration cleaned up.” Abraham pointed out the upstream feeling behind that comment versus the downstream version of “I’m going to start choosing better feeling thoughts.”
g. Look at all creations as rendezvous’ and that LOA brings together the perfect rendezvous’
h. Learn to expect wonderful things from those in your life. This is the best thing you can do in any relationship. Make the phrase “I knew you would do that” the one that you use when you’re pleased with someone special to you.
i. “Most of the rendezvous’ you want you get when you croak, but you can find them here by the thoughts that you think.”
j. Just keep reaching for a state of non-resistance or as close as you can get.
k. Make sure you put yourself in a place of hearing Source.
6) Questions regarding birth and death.
a. The first question she asked was about wondering if people and animals choose the time that they depart ahead of time. She became more specific and asked if her dog died because she was afraid that he would.
i. Abraham said that the beasts have no resistance about their departure.
ii. Her dog wants her to get softer about the coming and going.
iii. The wild beasts don’t put with the resistance in life (although domesticated ones learn to please their owners), but that all beasts are leaning toward the path of least resistance.
b. Her next question was about the experience of a “hard birth” and who was more responsible in the creative process of that, the mom or the baby. Abraham replied that experienced was mostly influenced by the mom because the non-physical isn’t worried about it and knows that it will be figured out as it goes along.
i. When being in the same room with someone experiencing a “hard birth,” Abraham said that “if you could really know the thoughts about the mother on all topics, not just the birth, you would have a good idea about why she is experiencing what she is experiencing.”
ii. To be of positive influence for those moms, during the pregnancy, focus on the process being natural, that the body knows what to do, to relax and allow the natural resources to take place.
iii. Every moment, there is a giving birth that is taking place with all manifestations. Your vibrational escrow is like the womb and the gestation process. “Birth is going to happen, are you going along with it willingly?”
7) The next question started with the person in the hot seat tearfully talking about how appreciative she was for how far she had come.
a. Abraham said that she was the best example of gratitude possible because it shows that gratitude is looking back at what has been overcome. The feeling of appreciation is looking forward.
b. This questioner wants guidance on bringing what she wants into business.
i. Abraham reviewed the three step process
1) Step 1 is done. “Do you believe it? Source does.”
2) Step 2 is handled.
3) Step 3: “What do I do to achieve alignment in order to rendezvous with the other points of creation? How do I let go of the resistance?”
ii. The growth in the business has been asked for and it’s already there.
1) “How do I chill out so I go there?”
2) “What can I do to believe in my own dream?”
3) “How can I prepare to rendezvous to get inside the feeling place of my vibrational escrow?”
4) “How can I start to feel what its going to feel like when I’m there?”
iii. Find a moment when you’ve felt something close to that before or make something up and then milk that moment to make it feels as good as you can. Remember why it felt good and feel good all over again. That’s how you get inside the feeling place of your vibrational escrow.
c. What do successful and profitable feel like?
iii. “I know it’s coming.”
iv. “Won’t it be nice when it gets here?”
v. “I never had a reason to worry.”
vi. “It’s always there for me.”
vii. “My success is certain.”
viii. “I can’t miss.”
d. “Eliminate the notion of worthiness because anytime you think of worthiness you end up activating unworthiness.”
8) My turn in the hot seat!
a. I’m happy to give you the questions that I asked and the answers as I recall them—mostly yes and no.
b. I first wanted to talk about a premise that I had posed to Abraham last summer in Denver: Abraham agreed that our Inner Being is always in agreement when the croaking experience is the next logical step in the on-going evolution of any given individual. “When an individual makes the decision to deliberately bring an immediate end to their physical life experience through suicide, is that decision a response to the call of Source?’
c. Short answer—yes.
i. I followed up by saying that I work in a telephone crisis call center and if I were to encourage our suicidal callers to “go for it,” the abrupt discontinuation of dollars flowing into my home would be really upstream. Abraham followed with a wonderful suggested dialogue between someone who is suicidal calling a crisis line and someone answering the phone.
d. “The French phrase ‘la petit mort’ or small death is the phrase also used to describe orgasm in that language. Two contemporary authors coined the phrase ‘Life is foreplay, death is coming.’ Is the croaking experience similar to that of an orgasm?”
e. Short answer—yes and even better
f. “We are told that we are unconditionally loved and adored by Source, yet Source can’t tell if we’re really engaged in an activity or just imagining it. How can it be both ways?”
i. Source knows, but immediately focuses on the desired outcome.
9) Final questioner: Is the LOA a trait of Source or did we as Source think it into being? (My notes right after being out of the hot seat don’t accurately reflect the depth of this answer.)
a. “It became evident as a responder to the frequencies.”
b. “It is important to accept contrast as the part of Source.”
c. “The non-acceptance is what led to the creation of good and evil or God and the Devil.”
d. Exploration of unconditional love
i. “Staying in the vibration of Source regardless of condition. I am Source and I am love regardless of condition. The only freedom I can achieve is freedom from resistance. I’m vibrationally aligned with Source even when something is going on that I don’t want.”
e. Abraham was asked for some words to help us practice shoring up our notion of putting feeling good ahead of all else:
i. “I love you so much I don’t care what you think.”
ii. “I must tune to the Source in me and away from what you want at this moment.”
iii. “If I cater to you, I’ll be on the raw and ragged edge with you and we’ll end up fighting it out there.”
iv. “I must know that I am Source and I can’t feel wrong and know that I am Source at the same time.”
v. “I see you as you really are and not as you are being in the moment.” (much laughter from the audience)
vi. “I like you best in alignment.”
vii. “I no longer hold you responsible for how I feel.”
viii. “I feel so good at unconditional love that I don’t need to you know how to do it.”
ix. “I align with Source regardless of conditions around me—I get unconditional love.”
10) Summary of the closing (the short version): “Everything you know NOW is enough to help you to release all of the resistance that you want to.”
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