Category Archives: writing

Discomforting change: The price of openness

Openness is not always comfortableor the outcome of the status quo;if you want to be open, analyze the pricehonestly discern your willingness © Meisaan Chan

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Offerings

In the silence, incense burns;in the fragrance, mind lifts © Meisaan Chan

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Tree spirituality: fighting with sisters

Even in full sunlight, a tree’s leaves are still in shade,each leaf casting shadow over its sister leaf’s light;even when attached to the same branch, they get in each other’s way –They could start fightingor they could see that they … Continue reading

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Mutuality

Take me deeper, I request of the Lord.I can use anything to bring you deeper, the Lord responds,you will need to agree © Meisaan Chan

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The takers

Your mere existence takes resources, says the earth,and then you continue to takeand take and take and take and take –and then you pray for yet more things! –when really, you ought to be praying for your conversion © Meisaan … Continue reading

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Respite

In the midst of burdena breath of spacea light caressa pause, remembrancea weight strangely lifted © Meisaan Chan

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Spiritual surrender

SurrenderI cannot make happensand through fingers: Grasp harder, lose faster © Meisaan Chan

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The path ends at the edge of a cliff

The path ends at the edge of a cliff.The path has not ended, the Lord says to me.This is where you jump © Meisaan Chan

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How compassion protects you – or the nature of the human heart

When you are filled to the brim with compassionyou cannot ingest their poisonfor there is no room left The moment you decide to ingest some of their poisonsome compassion will come outfor there is no room left © Meisaan Chan

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On finding home

If you seek a home without any shadow side,you are seeking a spiritual home, not to be found on this earth.Rejoice! You are clarifying your intent !© Meisaan Chan

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