silence meal…


lijiun

Enjoy a silence meal! Just be with yourself! Enjoy a silence meal! Just be with yourself! Be mindful and grateful to your food!

How do you taking your meal?

Are you fully concentrate?

What are you doing while eating?

Are you chatting?

Are you reading?

Are you playing games?

Are you watching TV?

Are you online?

Are you rushing?

When you are not fully focus on your meal, you might not even aware on the taste, what actually you are eating and also lack of  heart of gratitude to appreciate the meal you are having.

Can you imagine how much contribution of others to give us a meal to eat?

Just think about the vegetables, who is sowing the seed? Watering? putting compost? Pluck? Washing? Cooking?

We are interdependent.

During my stay in monastery, I had every meal in silence, just focus on the meal, no other thought, bite after bite, no rushing. This way of eating can…

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