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3. maj 2021

Det Hellige Forhold

“Jesus does not exist in my relationship with you. He exists in my mind. The holy relationship is not my relationship with you with bells going and angels singing. The holy relationship is my joining with Jesus in my mind. Once I am with him, all my relationships become holy." ~ Ken Wapnick

27. apr. 2020

May God Bless You - Lars Muhl

From the danish poet, musician, author, healer... - Lars Muhl:

Please fell free to share it with everybody.
This is our blessing to ALL human beings everywhere. If we want to, we can heal ourselves and each other.
Let's forget our differences and concentrate on the Power within that unite us in love and forgiveness.
We are human beings, and we were meant to be dancers, poets, singers, lovers, storytellers, prophets and healers.

May God bless youand your loved ones.May His light shineon you always.

’Cause there’s a light that shines foreverhidden deep within our hearts.And every breath we take is sacredFeel its presence in this now!

May God bless youand your loved ones.May His light shineon you always.

And there’s a song that sounds foreverall the way through space and time.Hear it calling, feel it fallingFrom your heart right into mine!

May God bless youand your loved ones.May His light shineon you always.

Malkoota, HallelujahAhava, Hallelujah.Malkoota, HallelujaAhava, Hallelujah.

4. jan. 2017

Liverflush and fasting for 8 days...

Preparing for an 8 days' fast...

The last 3 weeks we have been following the instructions below, with some exceptions, (Christmasday and New Year's Eve) :

"Avoid heavy proteins, white breads, cakes, sugar & other highly processed foods as well as coffee, alcohol & soft drinks. Plenty of vegetable & fruit juices are best. We suggest you eat and drink alkaline-forming foods such as: all fresh fruits, raw vegetables & juices, salad greens, sprouts, apple cider vinegar, dates, dried apricots, dried figs, grapefruit, melons, raisins, millet, molasses, lima beans and lentils".

From now on until the 9th of January we will drink this liverflush daily:

The Liver Flush recipe:
Into a blender add extra virgin olive oil- 2 tablespoons or up to a third of a cup, with fresh lemon juice-about 1 third cup, garlic 3-5cloves, ginger 1-knob, cayenne pepper half gram & top up with freshly squeezed orange juice.

It is quite spicy - but does not taste too bad though. 

The cleanse we will be doing is described in this book: (1 of 2) by Richard Anderson:

On the 10th of January the 8 day fast will start. Looking forward to that!
Wish me luck!

5. apr. 2015

Påskebudskabet 2

Dette er en personlig besked om opstandelsen fra Jesus til Helen Schucman (som kanaliserede Et Kursus i Mirakler) .

I Urtexten   er det besked nr. 19. fra 2. oktober 1976.

Was There a Physical Resurrection?
My body disappeared because I had no illusion about it. The last one had gone. It was laid in the tomb, but there was nothing left to bury. It did not disintegrate because the unreal cannot die. It merely became what it always was. And that is what "rolling the stone away" means. The body disappears, and no longer hides what lies beyond. It merely ceases to interfere with vision. To roll the stone away is to see beyond the tomb, beyond death, and to understand the body’s nothingness. What is understood as nothing must disappear.

I did assume a human form with human attributes afterwards, to speak to those who were to prove the body’s worthlessness to the world. This has been much misunderstood. I came to tell them that death is illusion, and the mind that made the body can make another since form itself is an illusion. They did not understand. But now I talk to you and give you the same message. The death of an illusion means nothing. It disappears when you awaken and decide to dream no more. And you still do have the power to make this decision as I did.
God holds out His hand to His Son to help him rise and return to Him. I can help because the world is illusion, and I have overcome the world. Look past the tomb, the body, the illusion. Have faith in nothing but the spirit and the guidance God gives you. He could not have created the body because it is a limit. He must have created the spirit because it is immortal. Can those who are created like Him be limited? The body is the symbol of the world. Leave it behind. It cannot enter Heaven. But I can take you there anytime you choose. Together we can watch the world disappear and its symbol vanish as it does so. An then, and then… I cannot speak of that.
A body cannot stay without illusions, and the last one to be overcome is death.
This is the message of the crucifixion; there is no order of difficulty in miracles.
This is the message of the resurrection: Illusions are illusions. Truth is true. Illusions vanish. Only truth remains.

These lessons needed to be taught but once, for when the stone of death is rolled away, what can be seen except an empty tomb? And that is what you see who follow me into the sunlight and away from death, past all illusions, on to Heaven’s gate, where God will come Himself to take you home.

October 2, 1976

4. jun. 2014

It is all about and mind

Some weeks ago I found some "stacked stones" at the beach.  I HAD to touch - I was sure they were glued together.. They were not, and fell over, I felt really bad about it!
My latest rock balance at the beach of St. Helene
That was the start for me... I had to try to balance rocks too.  Luckily, I live near a beach where there are plenty of stones!
I usually go for a walk with my dog Anton each morning - after my morning meditation.  Some days I change this.  No meditation before the walk.  But meditation during the walk, i.e.  I stop if I notice a stone that is calling my name. And then I spend some time balancing ... This is as good a form of meditation as any. Meditation is for me connectiong with the place within where total silence abides.
With the rocks it is a question of finding that special point where you instantly know - it clicks - like the "master of balance art"  Michael Grab explains here:
“The most fundamental element of balancing in a physical sense is finding some kind of ‘tripod’ for the rock to stand on. Every rock is covered in a variety of tiny to large indentations that can act as a tripod for the rock to stand upright, or in most orientations you can think of with other rocks.
By paying close attention to the feeling of the rocks, you will start to feel even the smallest clicks as the notches of the rocks in contact are moving over one another. In the finer point balances, these clicks can be felt on a scale smaller than millimeters.
Some point balances will give the illusion of weightlessness as the rocks look to be barely touching. Parallel to the physical element of finding tripods, the most fundamental non-physical element is harder to explain through words. In a nutshell, i am referring to meditation, or finding a zero point or silence within yourself. Some balances can apply significant pressure on your mind and your patience. The challenge is overcoming any doubt that may arise.”
I found Michael Grab when I googled "balance art" and this guy is a total genius I think.

For me  it is not all about balancing rocks.  It is about balancing my mind..

23. dec. 2013

The sign of Christmas is a star

The sign of Christmas is a STAR, a light in darkness. See it not outside yourself, but shining in the Heaven within, and accept it as a sign the time of Christ has come.

This quote is from my favourite book, A Course in Miracles.  This is how I want my Christmas to be - a Christmas that lasts all year round!

We all need this STAR, the light in darkness.  And how wonderful, when we are able to see that this light is shining in all of us, inside all of us!  We do not have to go looking for light and peace anywhere - it is in the most genious place on earth - within each and everyone of us.  A place we for a start never would dream of looking.

For the first 50 years of my life - Iwas looking in all the wrong places for it, in other people, in my family, in money and clothing and appearances, in jewellery, in housing and pets, in wine and cigarettes... I have tried it all.  None of this  made me happy, in fact it made me more and more depressed.

I ended up in a really bad state, with cancer and a feeling that I  had nowhere to turn.

Then I remembered God.

Finally.  And I was led to the book A Course in Miracles, and the journey back to Myself started. I am still on that journey.  One important thing has happened.  Now, I know the end is sure.  Now, I am not afraid anymore.  I know I am loved, and I know I am love. And so are everybody else, without exception.

I still forget  every now and then.  I can still be overwhelmed with fear.  The difference is, now I very quickly see what is happening - and I can turn to the right place for help. Within.
Within - to the peace and love that is always there.

How simple are things.

So -The sign of Christmas is a STAR, a light in darkness. See it not outside yourself, but shining in the Heaven within, and accept it as a sign the time of Christ has come. 

I wish you a blessed  and peaceful Christmas - a a new year filled with joy and laughter!    

9. aug. 2013

Anyone can do it!!

15 years ago I was diagnozed with breastcancer. That changed my life - forever.

My immediate thought then was - NOW is the time to do something that is good for ME.  All of a sudden it became clear to me, that most of my life I had attended everybody elses needs and wishes and had forgotten about myself totally... I had to find out what I wanted to do, what I enjoyed.  But my mind was totally empty, I did not have a clue..... Really scary...

Somebody told me to contact a spiritual center nearby and there I attended yoga and qi-gong classes 3 times a week.  I joined a group that studied "the Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle. Interesting stuff! After half a year, we started studying A Course in Miracles...

I went to a workshop called  "Pathfinder days". After meditation the first day, we were asked to draw what we experienced. Oh dear, draw, I thought
 I was so bad at drawing, not me at all.  But I did it, drew this small drawing, showing me sitting in lotus position with a wonderful ellipse in all the colours of the rainbow over my head and light pouring down on me.  And then arms embracing me totally...

I showed this drawing to the therapist at the center and she exclaimed:  It is a modern icon!! Icon, I thought, hm.  Did not know a thing about icons.  Just for the fun of it, I made a new drawing, similar to this one and tried to make it look really nice.  I gave it to my sister and thought: if it touches her heart in a way, this is maybe something for me to consider...  
I gave it to her and tears filled to her eyes.. She knew excactly what it was!

One night shortly after I had a dream with a figure called Abraham, a helper.  I did not know what it was he would help me with, just presented himself as the helper by the name Abraham.

The next morning there was a letter for me in the postbox.  It contained a programme from another spiritual center.  What immediately caught my eyes was a course in iconpainting!!  Not only was it a course in iconpainting, the teacher was a danish nun by the name, would you imagine -   sister ABRAHAM.

The guidance could not be much clearer.  I attended the 5 days workshop in Jutland, and I was like in a different world totally.  Painting Mary, Jesus mother and Mary Magdalene in these five days.  I made me so extremely happy, words can not describe it.  

I KNEW, this was for me, I knew this was something I would do for the rest of my life,
So I went home, showed the icons to everybody, and everybody were very polite and  happy with me and thought the icons were wonderful, and so did I.  I thought it was miraculous!  I never knew how to draw, I never knew how to paint (I thought).
So at home I immediately started making wooden boards with gesso (chalk and rabbitglue and water)   to paint on (the traditional iconographer's way)

One of my first icons

And I repeated the icon with Mary and the child, again and again and again.  They became better and better I thought, and I was at that time afraid I would loose it again, that the next icon would not be good, that it was a coincident that I managed the first times....

I have been spending time painting icons almost every day since then!  I have been abroad for classes, in a finnish monastery, at an castle in Wales, in Larissa in Greece and in Sofia.. I have found the best teachers (of course)...
I have also attended drawing classes, and found out I am actually really good at drawing as well.  Never knew that.. It only has to do with opening your eyes and learn how to distinguish darkness from light!

After a couple of years a friend suggested I gave a class in iconpainting at her center.  Me I though - teach? 
(in fact, I had been told by a clairvoyant that I was to teach, but  thought I knew nothing  to teach...)

 But I did and I loved it from the very beginning. That is 7 years ago now. I have had about 40 classes in Denmark as well as in Norway and the Faroe Islands.
I know it is something everybody can do.  Everybody can learn to open their eyes, everybody can learn to see darkness and light.  To concentrate on each stroke of the pen, trust in the good result, not worry if there is time enough..
The interesting thing about iconpainting is that we always go from darkness to light.  One always starts with the darkest colour for instance of the cloth.  and put lighter and lighter layers, thus creating the form.
From darkness to light - just like in our lives...

It took me quite a long time to figure out why I had this urge to repeat Mother and child again and again and again... 

 It has been such a tremendous help and inspiration to me.  Every day when I look at my icons I am reminded of the love of God for me.  That there is nothing to fear, that I am taken care of !!

What I have learnt is this:  Our thoughts  limits us.. only our thoughts.  

Anyone can do it!!



13. jul. 2013

Searching for love?

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself.

That person is not to be found anywhere.

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection. 

~ Buddha

26. jun. 2013

Where did the summer go?

We have had some wonderful, sunny and warm days in june. Finally, the summer came, days starting with a swin in the sea and breakfast on the terrace...

The sea has had lazy days.

Reminds me of my mind. Some days my mind is quiet, floating and just ... mind.
At other times, it is busy, up and down and trying to shout. If I am not observant it takes me places I fear.
It is my choise.

I will set sails according to the wind.
I am the captain.

God is my GPS.

29. maj 2013

Unwind my brain - unwind me...

This is what my thoughts seem like - sometimes... sometimes more than other times.  Do you recognize this?

But it is possible to unwind it all... If I just start from one end, and very carefully observe, recognize and let go of all the thoughts  I have thought a hundred times before and thoughts about past and future...
Sounds easy?
Takes courage and willingness to letting them go. I do not judge the thoughts I think...
I decide  for this every morning.  I am not quite sure of how well I am doing. I cannot judge that either.  It does not matter.  I just decide and do it.

It is impossible that I will not succeed. I am the one who decide my thoughts.

I will succed.

That is my decision.

My prayer:

Dear Father
Today I give all my thoughts to you.  
I do not need any of mine.
Thank you for a successful outcome in the end.
I do not have to worry about ANYTHING.


3. mar. 2013

Forgiveness is my function

Forgiveness is my function as the light of the world.

I would fulfil my function that I may be happy.
Lesson 62 A Course in Miracles

Meaning? To me this means I must be willing to look inside...
Checking my mind for grievances, for jugements and any thought that makes me uneasy...and I am never alone in this. 

Jesus is by my side - always.

You are never alone 

24. feb. 2013

I open my heart

The sun is here - the ice is melting ...
Slowly, slowly, it gives way to the heat of the sun.

I open up my heart to let the light in

So it can shine away every dark corner,
where fear has been hiding for so long.


3. feb. 2013

I need do nothing

This is one of the most wonderful things I have ever come across.

I need do nothing..

I will rest, and I will let Him lead the way.

I do not know what anything is for - and I do not have to worry about what to say or what to do.

It does not matter whether or not I agree with my fellow "A Course in Miracles" students - I only have to save myself - by realizing - I know nothing...

From the Urtext: (as it was orginally written down by  the scribe of A Course in Miracles)

(October 5, 1975)
Be comforted. You are not asked to do anything. There is a time when to step back is all that is asked of you. It is a time of rest and not of strain; a time of peace and not a time of conflict.That time is almost here. It seems fearful because it is not under your control. But think a minute; stop and think honestly about what your control has done; what it has brought to you.
You have been caught in a trap from which you never could escape. Conflict, guilt and fear have come with you and never left your side. Each one of you has done this differently, yet each has come to the same place; the same impasse. And now it seems to each of you that there is no escape. For it is true that you cannot escape alone. Your stories seem to differ, for they do take different forms.Yet their one content makes you brothers. Dwell not upon the differences or you are lost. It is in recognizing the common content; the common need, that you are saved!
The mess that is your lives is an illusion. What can the form of dreams resolve? There is no answer to a question not yet asked, for it would not be recognized. Ask only this: Will I fulfill the function given me? What else is there to ask? Why must I know the form in which the answer comes to me? God answers, “Yes” and it is done. No more than this is meaningful to you.
It is not He Who would withhold the future and leave you fearful. You could not accept His “yes”in forms you would not understand. Things still in time unfold as is appointed them, and many things remain undone as yet. Plans based upon intangibles cannot be fully shown to you. And what has not as yet occurred must BE intangible.This phase of learning has a single lesson for all the forms your problems seem to take. To God all things are possible, but you must ask His answer only of Himself.
Perhaps you think you do, but be you sure that if you did you would be quiet now and wholly undismayed by anything. Do not attempt to guess His Will for you. DO NOT ASSUME THAT YOU ARE RIGHT BECAUSE AN ANSWER SEEMS TO COME FROM HIM. BE SURE YOU ASK, AND THEN BE STILL AND LET HIM SPEAK. There is no problem He cannot resolve, for it is never He Who keeps apart some questions to be solved by someone else. You cannot share the world with Him and make half of it His while half belongs to you. Truth makes no compromise. To keep apart a little is to keep all separate. Your life, complete and whole, belongs to God or none of it is His. There is no thought in all the world that seems more terrible.
Yet it is only when this thought appears in perfect clarity that there is hope in peace and safety for the mind so long kept dark and twisted to avoid the light. This IS the light. Step back and do not dwell upon the forms that seem to keep you bound. You WILL fulfill your function. And will have whatever you will need. God does not fail. But lay no limits on what you would give to Him to be resolved. For He can not offer a thousand answers when but one is all there is. Accept this one of Him, and not one question will remain to ask.
DO NOT FORGET IF YOU ATTEMPT TO SOLVE A PROBLEM, YOU HAVE JUDGED IT FOR YOURSELF AND SO YOU HAVE BETRAYED YOUR PROPER ROLE. Grandeur, which comes from God, establishes that judgment is impossible for you. But grandiosity insists you judge, and bring to this all problems that you have. And what is the result? Look carefully upon your life and let it speak for you.
Is this frail breath and deep uncertainty your choice for you? Or would you rather rest in surety, certain you would not fail in your request to have all problems happily resolved? Do not mistake the fine disguises you can use to cover judgment. It appears as charity, as mercy and as love; as pity, understanding and as care. And yet you know it is not what it seems because the problem still remains unsolved, and comes to haunt your mind in evil dreams.
What have you kept from God that you would hide behind your judgment? What have you concealed beneath the cloak of kindness and concern? Use no one for your needs, for that is “sin,” and you will pay the penalty in guilt. Remember you need nothing, but you have an endless store of loving gifts to give. But teach this lesson only to yourself.
For only here we rest. We cast away our little judgments and our petty words; our tiny problems and our false concerns.We have attempted to be master of our destiny and thought that peace lay there.Freedom and judgment IS impossible. But by your side is One Who knows the way.Step back for Him and let Him lead you to the rest and silence of the Word of God.

17. jan. 2013

Mother of God of the Apocalypse

Finally, time to paint again.
For a long time I have been thinking about making this icon "big size"...
Now the canvas was prepared, and I was ready.

This icon is seldom seen, I found it in a german calendar a few years ago, and immediately loved it.

Mother Mary standing with Christ on her left arm, on the earth with the sun (God) as background...

Many hours of happy work here!

12. dec. 2012

I am responsible - I have a choice!

From Journey through A Course in Miracles..Ken Wapnick~ Rules for Decision

The cause of all distress is the choice point we made in our mind against Jesus/HS, which eventually led to the effect of our being distressed, upset, angry, depressed, sick, etc., etc. When we feel the effect, we must return to that choice point in our mind. Eventually the time between the cause and effect will grow shorter and shorter as you progress with the course.

As you progress with the course it does not mean that your life will be all sweetness and light, and that you'll never get upset, you'll never get angry, you'll never get sick, you'll never have attack thoughts, you'll never have specialness thoughts. What it DOES mean is that you'll become more and more aware of them the instant that they happen.

And so even if you choose to hold onto these thoughts, you will at least now know that you're choosing to hold onto them. That's the SOLE PURPOSE of the course. That's why this is called, again, A Course in Miracles. The miracle does NOT make the choice for you, it simply restores to your awareness that you have the choice.

The mind is the cause, the world is the effect. Whenever we have a problem in the world it is because we have forgotten the cause- which is in our mind. The miracle restores to the mind its function of being the causative agent of EVERYTHING we feel. That is ALL the course is training you to do. This is extremely important because if you don't understand this you'll do a massive guilt trip on yourself, because you'll think you're failing this course because you're still choosing your ego.

If this is a course in miracles, the function of the miracle is not to have you stop choosing your ego. It's to have you be AWARE that you're choosing your ego. This is what gets course students way off the mark, as they'll believe that they're choosing the HS when they're not doing that at all. Because they think that's the goal of the course.

The goal of the course is that you choose the miracle- which means you FINALLY understand what you are choosing, and then you learn to forgive yourself for continually choosing your specialness. And if you DO that, what you in effect have done is you've let Jesus look on your ego with you. That's what the miracle is- you go back to your mind, and with Jesus or the HS beside you, you look at your ego and you realize that YOU have chosen it. Even though at that moment you may not want to let the ego go, you will at least know what you're doing! And so you'll end up as a student of this course realizing how absolutely insane you are. Literally. Because you'll realize how you perversely, continually choose your ego and your specialness. But now at least you know you're doing it, which means you can't blame anybody else for it- you can't blame your environment, the person who just raped you, your genes, your bad karma- you can blame NOTHING. 

Now you will understand that if I'm upset right now it's because I WANT to be upset right now. I DON'T want the peace of God- I want a piece of the ego's action, I want my specialness- I don't want God's peace. But at least you know what you're doing! And that's the goal of the course- you've successfully completed the course. Because once you do that it's only a matter of time when you realize "this doesn't pay me anymore". That step will automatically happen. 

This is what the little willingness means- that you'll accept full responsibility for your specialness, full responsibility for your misery, for your pain- physical or emotional. You'll realize that no one is responsible for that except you. It's not sinful, it's not wicked, it's not evil- it's simply silly. If you can say it's silly, then you're beginning to understand what the HS told you right at the beginning: the tiny, mad idea is not evil, it's not wicked, it's not sinful it's silly. You look at your CHOOSING your specialness instead of the love of Jesus, and you SMILE at the silliness of it. Even as you're embracing it, even as you're defending it, even as you luxuriate in its pain, you will at least know what you're doing-and that's the goal of the course. That takes TREMENDOUS practice because you DON'T want to accept responsibility for it. You want to blame someone else. Even blaming your ego for it! In reality the ego is our own thought, and we are choosing the ego.



9. dec. 2012

Look up and see His word...

Probably my favourite quote from A Course in Miracles...

My name is written in Heaven - and so is yours!  There is nothing to fear. Our destiny is certain.

5. dec. 2012

Going HOME....

So, today I am going home.
This is for certain.
I have the ticket.
My bags are checked in.
I have passed through security control and passport control without any problems!
The plane is boarding in a few moments.


I am going home to the place I never really left.

Once this journey is started - I never have to worry about the outcome.
The end is sure and guaranteed by God.
Left is only JOY!!!

Happy journey!!

16. nov. 2012

Jubii - I am free!

New brushes arrived today - it is really important that the tip is very sharp when working on these small details.
I always used to consider myself very impatient - but that is actually not true.  I would never have thought I would have the patience to work on such tiny delails.  That was just thoughts...and patterns of thoughts.
I enjoy this so much - I enjoy the details and the very slow process of painting an icon like this.

Time to let go of the thoughts I have had about myself - the  fence I have put around Anne-Marie...

Jubii - I am free!!

I am NOT what I thought I was. That is for sure.  Now - I do not really know  - I just am.  Very simple.