When you seem unable to develop further, Elder helps by manifesting your growth. This is because you are able to make a better connection with your true self. Or, when you are over occupied with self-development, Elder helps you to the higher qualities of your being. You no longer need to fight all the time with your environment. Elder is helpful when you have difficulty in assimilating everything that you meet, especially old restrictions and old emotions, which keep you stuck in certain patterns. Working on earth for higher goals and integrating what is important for the higher development of the earth; the expression of your heart. Elder gives integration and co-operation with the environment through the expression of the heart, along with purity of choice coming from the higher self.