Author Archives: Meisaan Chan

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Use your tools but do not worship them

Use your tools but do not worship themworship God alone Use religion but do not worship itworship God alone © Meisaan Chan

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The importance of one drop

Compassion is easy when there are no obstacles to compassionThe more obstacles, the harder compassion is, and yet the more necessary –the desert knows this.Fertility is easy in a rain forest!But for the desert to be fertile,it knows the importance … Continue reading

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The darker it gets

The darker it getsthe louder we must laughto ward off the night Laugh like you’ve already wonbecause if they haven’t defeated your spirityou have © Meisaan Chan

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Expand your horizons

Expand your horizons, says the Lord,push beyond the stars and you will findthe beyond-horizons and the beyond-stars;you will find the expanse © Meisaan Chan

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Holey lessons

You are learning to avoid your holes– not all of them, not yet, but some –and even avoiding these “some” has increased your walk:You are walking faster, farther, with less fatigue © Meisaan Chan

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Holey smugness

When you encounter a hole you always fall intoWalk around it!For walking into a hole will always resultin your being stuck in a holethere is no other result Do not be smug that you are avoiding your holesfor new holes … Continue reading

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Portals to God

Portals to God are everywhere:Some, in a yellow tulip, others in a ritualBut careful: While ritual can open the doorit also can close it © Meisaan Chan

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It would be so much easier to run away

It would be so much easier to run awaybut love that is committed to easyis not love © Meisaan Chan

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The request

Strengthen and weaken me, O Lordyou are my only source © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the woman who worked for good

There once was a woman who worked for good and to stamp out evil, but one day she realized that nothing was pure, and she sat down and cried. She never did anything again. © Meisaan Chan

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