Category Archives: Spiritual poetry

How compassion protects you – or the nature of the human heart

When you are filled to the brim with compassionyou cannot ingest their poisonfor there is no room left The moment you decide to ingest some of their poisonsome compassion will come outfor there is no room left © Meisaan Chan

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On finding home

If you seek a home without any shadow side,you are seeking a spiritual home, not to be found on this earth.Rejoice! You are clarifying your intent !© Meisaan Chan

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In quickly changing times

In quickly changing times, be nimble:A mountain goat, sure-footed and fleet,an expert at finding tiny divots for the hoofs and weight;it can’t stay there long, nor does it want to, nor ought –it is designed to move © Meisaan Chan

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A cardinal’s call stabs at the air

A cardinal’s call stabs at the airblue shining skywind blows right through © Meisaan Chan

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Why Jesus was male – or – the female equivalent

He said, “This is my body, take and eat.”She would have said, “This is my breast, take and suck” –too powerful, too radical, too mind-blowing:The one they would accept had to be tamer © Meisaan Chan

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Fair-weather

Throw God away if God does not rescue you in the storm;if God accompanies you only in the good timesthat is the definition of the very bad friend © Meisaan Chan

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The role of fear

Fear can be a good guidebut never let it drivefor it will not take you where you truly wish © Meisaan Chan

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The long recovery

Pain is insidious –you must push the healing deepdeep deep deep deep deep © Meisaan Chan

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On codependency

The only opinion you need to care about is mine.From all others: Be freebe free © Meisaan Chan

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On entering the source

You don’t have to commit:If you want, you can dip your toe inbut your toe, ravenousmight just to lead you home © Meisaan Chan

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