Category Archives: Spiritual search

The journey is not made in one leap

The journey is not made in one leap and neither in one bright flash, your heart’s enlightenment so why such impatience, then, with yourself, with the path? © Meisaan Chan

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The more I refresh the more I weary © Meisaan Chan

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A note from Meisaan: Good news!

Friends, I have been selected to participate in a Harvard/Fetzer-sponsored think tank on the future of religion and spirituality in America*. For four days and three nights, 100 spiritual and religious leaders, activists, and artists will be gathering to share … Continue reading

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In the face of hardship or risk or uncertainty

Spend 99% of your energy determining if you are on the right path. When you are, everything else is irrelevant. Just keep going. © Meisaan Chan

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The undiscerning moment

Without food or touch the spirit falls to sleep, hibernating until more favorable conditions appear – if these don’t come, the spirit can sleep forever but the slightest scent arouses voracious hunger; this is the most precarious time, for it … Continue reading

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On resisting the panoply of things

You can go kicking and screaming along your path or you can sling on your backpack and walk it; either way, the distance needs to be crossed © Meisaan Chan

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Remember me

Because the most powerful thing is mindfulness and the weakest thing is forgetfulness © Meisaan Chan

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