Author Archives: Meisaan Chan

About Meisaan Chan

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The starting line is only the starting line

Start at the physicalprogress inward and outward –so many stop at the starting line © Meisaan Chan

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When your best listening happens

You can best listen to your beingwhen you put your being down © Meisaan Chan

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On self-discipline

Self-discipline is not just to strengthen the noit is also to strengthen the yes © Meisaan Chan

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On walking alone

When I finally did not want to walk aloneI could see all those who didn’t but didand even more, those who didn’t but knew it not © Meisaan Chan

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God and identity politics

Freedom comes when I realize thatmy identity is not my identity andGod’s identity is not God’s identity © Meisaan Chan

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When stillness returns

Troubled waters slowly calmwinds finally ceasestillness returns to itself © Meisaan Chan

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Transcendence, anger, fear, and the open door

I am the only open doorleading to true transcendence – Do not be fooled;not even anger can take you there Fear never leads to transcendenceso if you want transcendenceyou must also put down fear © Meisaan Chan

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The re-writing

Be blanklet me re-write you © Meisaan Chan

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Middle of the night acquiescing

Wake up, whispers the Lordbegrudgingly, I doGet out of bed, whispers the Lordto this, I resistuntil after the fifth time, I groan and acquiesce,pull back the shadesand see the full moon stunningly waiting – © Meisaan Chan

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The call to nothing

My lovely one, restLet not your heart be troubledDirt does nothing;its power comes in its being,its acceptance that it does nothingits humilityits surrender © Meisaan Chan

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