Category Archives: Spiritual strengthening exercises

Chicago Event on Aug. 28! Sacred Space: Sound, Dance, and Meditation Fusion

 I lead a Meetup group for people who are spiritual but not religious*, and I’ve just created a new type of event (See below: previously it has been more silent meditation-esque focused). YOU are invited to come. This first launch … Continue reading

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The dedication

“I want you to own me,” I say to God.“I do not own anyone or anything,” God says to me.“Then what do I do?” I asked.“Be a dedication,” God says. © Meisaan Chan

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Throughout the journey

Throughout the journeyyou will stumbleyou will climb;the fall is not badthe ascent is not good:Listen! © Meisaan Chan

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Pare away

Pare, pare away, says the Lord you must pare to reach the fruit and even more to reach the seed © Meisaan Chan

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What I want to fear more

I am still so afraid of the death of ego; help me fear more, Lord, that I leave my path © Meisaan Chan

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For achievers and procrastinators

I For the achievers: The spirituality of incompletion is necessary for your completion II For the procrastinators: The spirituality of completion is necessary for your completion © Meisaan Chan

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Pushing out the fear

My dear, let me take up all of you and overflow so there is no room for anything else © Meisaan Chan

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