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Scholarship for you! Self-care retreat on loss starts this Saturday

Great news! Another generous donor has made a donation for my gentle, somatic (body-centered) self-care retreat on loss. The upshot for you: Pay whatever you want/can, even if it is one dollar, and you will be covered. My heart is … Continue reading

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Go on retreat with Meisaan: Self-care Retreat on Loss

Friends, registration is now open for my self-care retreat on loss in October. During this retreat – which goes for a Saturday and Sunday afternoon – we will be gently and tenderly acknowledging, honoring, and releasing the losses of our … Continue reading

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Embodied Meditation: Soothing the Heart

Here is a wordless embodied meditation that uses meditation, breath, and bodywork to soothe the heart. Feel free to use this embodied meditation any time you are anxious or troubled, anytime you need comfort or reassurance. If the meditation resonates … Continue reading

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Brokenness and wholeness

Brokenness is the same as wholeness flipped over:Beginners love wholenessAdvanced love also brokennessloving the whole © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the rescuer

There once were four women in deep despair, as they had lost everything they loved from a menacing world. The first woman said, “All is lost. Nothing is left. There is nowhere to go from here.” And she perished. The … Continue reading

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“You Bring Me Back To Center” Embodied Meditation

My friends, if you are looking to return to calm: Lynette Davis and I share two meditations to use during anxious times. Lynette shares a wonderful, classic body meditation to bring you back to awareness. I share an embodied meditation … Continue reading

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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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Correction: Exploring the Spirit with Meisaan – *January* 8, 2020

(Date correction: January 8. Thanks!) Are you spiritually open? Do you want to be with others who are also open to exploring the spirit? Come join Meisaan Chan and a group of people who care deeply about the spiritual path … Continue reading

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Chicago Event with Meisaan: Exploring the Spirit

Are you spiritually open? Do you want to be with others who are also open to exploring the spirit? Come join Meisaan Chan and a group of people who care deeply about the spiritual path – its questions, paradoxes, and … Continue reading

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The short conversation

I feel so alone, I sayI feel so exposedI feel so guarded You are standing on the shoulders of giants, God saysYou are protectedYou are called to openness © Meisaan Chan

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