Væven

Een af min gode venner, Lene, gav mig en væv i sommers.
At tænke sig, at få en væv foræret. WOW.

Væven stod på Fyn, den var ikke samlet, så det var på sin vis nemt nok at få den fragtet til Fejø. Væven, en firskafts Glimåkra, var for stor til min Fiat Panda (selv usamlet), men lur mig om ikke en anden fejøbo med en noget større bil tog den med til mig, han havde et ærinde på Fyn.

Og så kom den ellers ind i min stue og lang tid gik inden jeg kunne bestemme mig for hvor den skulle stå.

Da jeg så endelig havde besluttet mig kom to frivillige – den ene havde god erfaring med væve. Hvor heldig kan man være?

Så nu kommer væven op!!

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The wondering mind

For some reason meditation is often thought of as a state of mind with no thoughts.
Reality is that thoughts come and go.
Once you become aware of this natural state of thoughts and feelings and other sensations popping up in your field of consciousness you stop to criticise yourself of these thoughts. Actually, the critic is also just a thought.
Practising mindfulness is to become present, to be aware, to pay attention. 
The thoughts are there, in your mind, they come and they go. Just pay attention and notice how the thought vanishes. It comes seemingly out of nothing and it vanishes again seemingly into nothing.
This is ok, this is the nature of the mind.
Be patient. Just pay attention. Be present with whatever is there.


Mindful eating

Often eating has grown into a commodity.

But actually, all the food we get is a gift. The taste is a gift.

Everything we put into our mouth we can pay attention to. Pay attention to the taste and the experience of chewing. Pay attention to the colour and smell even before we put it into our mouth.

The whole setting about eating we can look upon as a ritual, performed several times a day, a holy act that keeps us going and makes us feel well.

So.

Pay attention. Open up your awareness, open up your senses, be alive.

Wake up.

Put away your mobile phone. Turn off the television. Turn off the radio og podcast or music. Just be in the present moment while you are eating and allow yourself to be grateful for this moment.

Maybe you are eating with loved ones, a friend or two, or family. Pay attention, be aware of the precious moment and of the opportunity to be together and enjoy the meal.

Nyhedsbrev i november

Så har jeg trykket på SEND knappen i en såkaldt mailchimp editor – nyhedsbrevet er gået ud til ikke mindre end 13 abonniner. Vores nyhedsbrev skal komme 3 gange om året, i april, juli og november, så du bliver ikke spammet ned, hvis du beder om at få det tilsendt. Vi har ikke lært at lave sådan en smart pop op knap – endnu – så derfor send glad en mail til moloney(at)fejoe.dk og du kommer på listen.


The intelligence of the heart

This little video of only two minutes explains so well what it is all about!!

Love, connection, compassion. Let go. Train yourself of letting go and contact breath and body – the heart contact follows. Be patient, it is an organic proces, not i something you can by in the suoermarket.

https://uplift.tv/2018/accessing-the-intelligence-of-the-heart/

Upload Anne Moloney, 24.10. 2018

 

Neutrality, no judgement

Last week we were looking into the witness function.

the witness is neutral, it is not judging. The witness (or the awareness itself ) is merely being aware, and it is awake from the minut you one your eyes and until you fall asleep again. But often, we are not aware of this neutral, non judging function of the mind. Often we are unconscious about it.

So you can be very happy about something. The awareness of being happy is neutral.

You can also be very upset about something. The awareness of being upset is neutral.

The purpose of the basic meditation is to slowly become more and more aware of the neutrality, the non judgemental function of the mind. It is there all the time.

And the more you become aware, the more your witness function becomes conscious, the more easy it is for you to become less attached to your thoughts and emotions. The are there, all the thoughts and emotions, and at the same time the witness is witnessing everything that goes on in your mind – and the witness is neutral, it is not judging.

So whatever is pleasant is pleasant. And whatever is unpleasant is unpleasant. It is as it is. You are as you are. A rose is a rose.

Anne Moloney  02102018