Category Archives: contemplation

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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It does not matter what obstacles you face

It does not matter what obstacles you face, says the LordWhat matters is if you have the toolsWhat matters is if you have the fireWhat matters is if you are ready Are you ready with humility?Without this tool, the others … Continue reading

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A conversation between the plant and the Lord

Root me in your heart, says the plantYes, but tell me why, says the Lord Most soil is too hard, says the plantYes, many hearts are, says the Lord Most soil doesn’t have space to breathe, says the plantYes, many … Continue reading

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Your trail

Your trail is marked by blood and joy.Your trail is marked by blood and joy. © Meisaan Chan

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A cry for union

Total majestytake me into you © Meisaan Chan

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Mandala and loss

Mandala, wiped awayfulfilling the promise of lossand the life after it © Meisaan Chan

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Time check

Protect your timeno invisible leaks Distractions can bring you closeror drive you awaystay alert Rituals can bring you closeror mask the slow leaksstay alert © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the pebble, the waterfall, and the moon

There once was a pebble, a waterfall, and a moon. One day, the pebble said, “I will only believe that God exists if God looks like me!” “So be it,” God said and turned into a pebble. Then the pebble … Continue reading

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The always promise

In the stormsaving youIn the calmsaving you © Meisaan Chan

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For those who long for balance

Balance is often not simply givenBalance is the work of workIf you wait for balance to beam down from above,you could be waiting for a long time;If you work for balance, sacrifice for it,you will find it sooner © Meisaan … Continue reading

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