This coming week we’re joined by Elaine of Carbonek (Or Helaine) and reminded to be sensitive to those around us, especially if they’re vulnerable.
Elaine‘s story within the Camelot histories is yet another that was unknown to me. I did not know she was Galahad’s mother or that Lancelot was his child. Elaine has gone through so much in her journey from loving someone who was drugged (whether she drugged him or not is not clear) so he thought she was someone else (Guinevere), to motherhood and not having much love returned from her son.
I wonder how on earth she coped, being in that situation? In the image, she’s pregnant (probably with Galahad) but she’d been left to raise the child by Lancelot, so she found no love in return. Does the old adage: “Be careful what you wish for?” come to your mind? It does to mine!
She’s a sensitive soul, but she’s one that can empower us. She’s one to help us make a decision, but we must always remember that we are always free to make the choices we do, we’re just sometimes shown alternatives so we can make an informed or a better decision.
Our feelings often disable us, prevent us from making any kind of choice. This is fear, our ego’s talking. Did Elaine listen to that ego initially? She must have stopped listening to that side of her somewhere along the path either before or after Galahad was born.
The joys of motherhood are untold, they simply cannot be written, if they were, they’d repeat over and over and it would seem boring. However, when the anguish hits, we need to work around it, through it. Elaine has already moved beyond those debilitating feelings.
This is her message this week: Work through the feelings that disable us, the ones that make us freeze like deer in the headlights. She is there to help us assuage those negative, disabling feelings, no matter the strife or anguish. We can and must move forward from those feelings, trust your own sensitive nature.
Good luck to you this week in doing this work! I have no doubt it’ll be hard but it will be so worth it. If you need help in doing this, you can enlist my help via this method.
Blessings!Deck used is the Camelot Oracle by John Matthews, illustrated by (c) Will Worthington.