Category Archives: depression

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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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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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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A Meditation for Focus

Pull up the distractions like weedsto find the flower of your focus Pull weeds, find focusweeds grow, pull again © Meisaan Chan

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Be not afraid of brokenness

Be not afraid of brokennessas a duckling emerges from the shell knows:Brokenness means lifeBrokenness means growthBrokenness means hopeBrokenness means beginnings 6/16/2020

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What the birds know

The rain slows, then stopsbirds start singingworld wet, needs music Clouds thick, then thinthen finally break. No matter:Birds do not need sun to sing © Meisaan Chan

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Intimate longing

The leaves rustle against each other like gentle rainas the trees know what we do not:earth and sky long for each other, intimately © Meisaan Chan

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Exposure

The longer the exposurethe deeper in it goesboth life-giving and death-givingstay alert © Meisaan Chan

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Spirituality of the spiral

When life sends you around againlook for the deeper;do not go around in a circlego in a spiral © Meisaan Chan

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Even goodness needs to be adapted to

Even goodness needs to be adapted to,when you are used to squalorwhen the patterns of refuse have set in so deepthat you are simply used to throwing yourself away;Even goodness needs to be adapted totake your timestay gentle © Meisaan … Continue reading

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