Category Archives: Spiritual poetry

Life is not about your ego, it is about being honed

Rejoice when you meet people who expose your weaknesses!Rejoice when they can show you your faults!Do not cast these people away – instead, stay close to them;life is not about your ego, it is about being honed © Meisaan Chan

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Pride fuels sly mutiny

Do not be smug when you have trained a thought!Pride fuels sly mutiny © Meisaan Chan

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A brief renunciation of idols

If God gives – alleluia!If God takes away – alleluia!Only God is God – alleluia! © Meisaan Chan

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The catch

In softness lightin silken whispersin weary collapsein the catch © Meisaan Chan

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As long as I am yours

Make me as you wishit does not matter who I becomeas long as I am yours © Meisaan Chan

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Vanquishing evil spirits

Different traditions call it different thingsbut it is the same task: Use your voice © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the woman who believed all was One

There once was a woman who believed that everything was One and so she stopped caring about suffering or injustice or the desecration of the earth. Instead, she sat on her meditation cushion and listened to the screams coming in … Continue reading

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