Category Archives: Christianity

Train your thoughts

One thought can lie at your feetthe next thought, devour you Train your thoughtsor they will train you © Meisaan Chan

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Good Friday Sun Meditation

You woke me up with gentle song caressed my spirit and bade me sit in my prayer chair. Sit with me. It is dawn on Good Friday and that still means something for you. So I did, wanting to be … Continue reading

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Chicago Event on Aug. 28! Sacred Space: Sound, Dance, and Meditation Fusion

 I lead a Meetup group for people who are spiritual but not religious*, and I’ve just created a new type of event (See below: previously it has been more silent meditation-esque focused). YOU are invited to come. This first launch … Continue reading

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Religious infighting

While the adults squabble the children walk away © Meisaan Chan

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Sight

Sometimes I am beautiful, says the Lord and sometimes I am putrid: Keep watch! Do not be lulled by your images of me, that first step to blindness © Meisaan Chan

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Considering who’s in charge

If God does not expect perfection in humans why would God expect perfection from religion? © Meisaan Chan

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A note to the observer

Humans bring beauty and mess with them wherever they go so if you happen to see a human, expect it: beauty and mess beauty and mess © Meisaan Chan

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Church angel

I leave the pew and get in line for that little wafer that I don’t understand in a community I don’t frequent: I am a stranger in this semi-foreign land and in the other line of people a little girl … Continue reading

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The parable of the pond

There once was a pond that lay in the middle of a forest. It was a large pond, one that had curves and inlets and hiding places. This pond had areas of fresh, flowing water but also areas where the … Continue reading

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Outside of church

How freely the Spirit roams outside of church, for she is not reined in by stone walls or theological walls or even walls of thought, but settles where she wishes granting homes for the homeless and abiding with the meek; … Continue reading

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