Author Archives: Meisaan Chan

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The path and the compass

When in darkness, praiseand the path will appear © Meisaan Chan

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The loyal

I am for you, says the Lordeven when you are not for yourself 3/5/2021

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The reassurance

Go, says the LordI will save your place © Meisaan Chan

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On retreat

FirefliesSilver moonCardinal walkingAir like waterHeart open © Meisaan Chan

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When in fury

Surrender your fury –not that you extinguish itbut that you give it to me aflameand I will brandishwatch me brandishremoving the you until it’s pure rage, no egoonly in my handsholy, holy, holy © Meisaan Chan

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Why mindfulness?

Watch your every thought –errant ones: Redirect themWatch your body tightness –obstructed: Release itWatch your ego self –untethered: Re-tether it For thoughts lead to emotionswhich lead to body and ego –Stay alert! Handle gently at the sourceand do not allow … Continue reading

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The prayer

As I prayedmy spirit turned inside outand sat on the outside © Meisaan Chan

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Surrender takes conscious will

Surrender takes conscious will,turned inside-out, wrung empty;the distracted never yield © Meisaan Chan

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The end of you

Your ego will be the end of youand your surrender will be the beginning © Meisaan Chan

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After the dolphins, during the sunpour

Well, this moment is ridiculously beautiful, I say to GodRemember this in ridiculous pain, God says to meTouch eternal truth © Meisaan Chan

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