How to rise above the tension of money?

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Our relation with money is intense. Many of us feel tension around money in some way since we depend on money for our lives. It has become a necessity in order to survive and make a living. This need for money often prevents us from truly following our heart in our (work)life. Question is, how can we rise above this tension around money, or the lack of it? By empowering ourselves towards a living in abundance.

Contemplation for change

Each one of us has a different relation with money. Some have plenty, others struggle, others find it hard to receive, have a hard time giving or live in fear there is not enough. Money however is just energy. One of its important aptitude is, it flows freely. Our existence adversely depends on a financial system that makes profit by controlling the free flow of money. It functions on shortcoming and gains from the flow of money via debts, interest and investments.

Managed by controllability and regulation, it’s taken by rational and conditional thinking in which numbers and profitability set the benchmark. It is unlikely for such a system to back up anything else. It goes against its nature.

Imagine how this system feels

Let us put ourselves in the shoes of the system as if it was a human being. Imagine how control and regulation determine its existence and performance. How it truly beliefs in this design. In its desire to do a good job, it is set to live up to the defined standards and fixed parameters. At the same time it feels a kind of interdependency with this context, that also limits its free mobility. As if it’s trapped and identifies with its limitations, unaware of this - harsh - reality. With this it develops a survival mode and firmly holds on to its pattern of (self-)protecting and self-preservation.

It may feel lost. But as it runs into the standards and its developed limited convictions, it also runs into its identification with these and all tension and stress that go along with this. It resigns itself in the situation. We come to realize that, in its will to survive it can never ever imagine the possibility of money flowing freely in and out, in abundance without conditions.

Giving back its self-esteem

When empathizing with this outline and opening up our hearts, we feel for it. We see how somewhere it lost track of its reason for being. Our heart goes out for it. We then can imagine how it longs for a warm embrace or the feeling of being alive and acknowledged, let alone loved. We can sympathize with this. As well as with its desire to do good.

We can relate to a certain wish to be valued for serving the whole. More than for being used as a mean to divide and control and tool to survive, to obtain or secure material goals, freedom or power. To realize this, it has to be reminded to fulfill its meaning from connection rather than segregation.

We recognize how the feeling of being blessed empowers the ability to see its own full potential and value. To regain ‘both its self-esteem ànd added value’ and regard itself as being whole and part of abundance rather than shortcoming.

Money flow in abundance

So, may it feel blessed again! Let us even bless money for it to flow abundantly. For it to shine again from wholeness and bring magic into our lives. May it, with this, serve the existence of humanity and its wellbeing passionately and freely without any strings attached.

With this intention intuitive dot-artist Tessa Smits started painting Money Flow in Abundance - the collection of her Money Flow paintings is about inviting money to flow into our life,

While working on this painting Tessa felt a combination of masculine and feminine working together. When painting around the coins in the painting, she felt like feminine energy embraced the money with all her love, wisdom and magic. There was so much love in painting those coins, making them shine again.

Rising above the tension of money

Let’s do the same in our effort to rise above the tension of money. Let us also keep in mind the context of the financial system and how this triggers a certain surviving mechanism. By acknowledging this, we enable ourselves to break through the standards and developed limited convictions that the trigger mechanism addresses.

This way we bring at ease the fear of not surviving or making a living at all. We rise above it, and accordingly stay centered more firmly. We accomplish this by embracing it and giving it our compassion, love and transcending wisdom.

This also contributes to realizing we’re not what we identify with. We have thoughts and emotions, but we’re not these. WE define whether we let ourselves tangled up in them. The same goes for negative sentiments like fear. Liberating ourselves from this pattern makes it easier to surrender to trust rather than worry, agitation or fear about how we will ever manage or how things will be okay.

May this empower us when following our hearts and encourage us on our journey towards a living in harmony, happiness and abundance.


About the author:

Through her articles and presence, Yael reminds you of unconditional compassion. This is an important step on the path towards living in harmony. She invites you to experience a deep connection with both yourself and the whole as heartily as possible. Yael embodies the Elohim essence. This means she is connected to the Universe from a clear awareness of harmony and unity -

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Comment by Elohim Yael on August 1, 2017 at 12:10pm

Great, and once again  thanks!

I am very sorry to hear about the picture. Does it help I am the owner of the painting and made the picture? And that I agree for the picture to be used only in connection with this article on OMTimes, since they are inseperable linked together and the energy of the picture truly supports the message?

Regards Yael

Comment by Regina Chouza on July 31, 2017 at 10:37pm

Hi Yael, Thanks for this - don't worry about the late reply. Sometimes I have trouble with the notifications as well. I have sent your article to the publishers.

I'm afraid we can't use this picture. To be on the safe side with copyright issues, the magazine always draws them from a bank of images that have been purchased. I did include a note asking for a similar picture to be used, if possible, so that it will reflect the same idea. 



Comment by Elohim Yael on July 30, 2017 at 9:01am

Oh, and would it be possible to publish the article together with the picture of the painting?
As the substance of the piece and the painting are linked together ...

Hoping for a positive response ;-) Regards Yael

Comment by Elohim Yael on July 30, 2017 at 8:41am

Thank you very much for your suggestion <3
I see you point and I am glad you pointed it out!!! Please do make the tweaks around "it" :-)

With apologizes for my late reaction. 'Follow reactions' was switched off for some reason.

Comment by Regina Chouza on July 21, 2017 at 7:13pm

Hi Yael, 

Thanks for submitting this piece.

I have a minor suggestion on a rewrite that I would like to implement for clarity's sake and if you're OK with the suggestion, just say so and I can make the tweaks on my end. =) 

In this piece refer to money  as if it were a person that needs to be loved and appreciated and I quite like that point of view. There are quite a few instances where you refer to money as "it" which makes sense but I was wondering if I could use the term "the spirit of money" or  "the energy of money" ... to give you an example, this is how it might read: 

"We recognize how the feeling of being blessed empowers the spirit of money with the ability to see its full potential and value." 

I think it would just make the reading a bit clearer, without changing the substance of the piece. 

Let me know your thoughts,



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