Category Archives: compassion

In rawness I cry out to you

In rawness I cry out to you: Save me from myselfIn rawness you come – Meisaan Chan

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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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To find silence within the muscles

To find silence within the muscles requires first that you acknowledge the noise within the muscles and that you listen to them, to it and then, being acknowledged, little by little they still: To find silence within the muscles © … Continue reading

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The way of “yes”

Leads to places far from the way of “no” – Do not be surprised if you do not recognize where you are © Meisaan Chan

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Strength and fragility

All people carry strength and fragility, which many hold in disproportion: To abjure your strength is to dwell in false smallness. To abjure your weakness is to dwell in delusions of self-God. Both are false. Blessed are they who claim … Continue reading

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Momentary fear vs. constant fear

Momentary fear points me to God constant fear points me away from God and embeds me into self © Meisaan Chan

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Closing the doors

I don’t close the doors to your opportunities, says the Lord; I close the doors to your excuses © Meisaan Chan

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