Category Archives: Spiritual strengthening exercises

In this new world

For the first time since nearly the beginning of time – this new world, that is – I slept until the alarm. Like my old life, I negotiated with God and hit the snooze. What a simple gesture – hitting … Continue reading

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Strange coronavirus gratitude

What a strange time to be alive.We are a snow globe, shaken hard:In the blizzard but anchoredand eventually the snow will settle –that is why the tiny world is glued down,meant to withstand hard shaking © Meisaan Chan

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Special Announcement: A soothing meditation in coronavirus times

My friends,  My offering to you: Here is a soothing, calming meditation I made that is close to my heart. You’ll see why when you listen to it. Let a tender presence lift you above the unknowns and remind you … Continue reading

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The Camino and coronavirus quarantine: Not unsimilar

I left my windows open last nightand was struck that cool Camino air had crawled into my living room as I slept:Yes, you are on a journey, you whisperwithout leaving your houseyou will hike up hills and mountainsyou will be … Continue reading

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A soothing, comforting spoken word meditation: “Beloved”

Here is a beautiful, emotional spoken word meditation from the voice of God/Higher Power to the listener: for those who are despairing, when you’ve lost everything and hope is gone. May this meditation deepen your prayer, spiritual journey, and provide … Continue reading

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I want to be with you more than my thoughts

I just want to be with you, O Lordmore than I want to be with my thoughts,for one thought of you brings a torrent of life,but a million thoughts from me:Darkened clouds but not one drop © Meisaan Chan

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Leadership

You can follow your thoughtsor your thoughts can follow you © Meisaan Chan

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