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A Meditation for Focus

Pull up the distractions like weedsto find the flower of your focus Pull weeds, find focusweeds grow, pull again © Meisaan Chan

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Stay alert: Safety and danger are impermanent

Stay alert: Safety can change to dangerand danger can change to safety;the blue sky turns blackthe black sky turns blue;the place of danger is now a place of refugewhich can change back to a place of danger again. Ducks know … Continue reading

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Be not afraid of brokenness

Be not afraid of brokennessas a duckling emerges from the shell knows:Brokenness means lifeBrokenness means growthBrokenness means hopeBrokenness means beginnings 6/16/2020

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What the birds know

The rain slows, then stopsbirds start singingworld wet, needs music Clouds thick, then thinthen finally break. No matter:Birds do not need sun to sing © Meisaan Chan

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Intimate longing

The leaves rustle against each other like gentle rainas the trees know what we do not:earth and sky long for each other, intimately © Meisaan Chan

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Exposure

The longer the exposurethe deeper in it goesboth life-giving and death-givingstay alert © Meisaan Chan

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Spirituality of the spiral

When life sends you around againlook for the deeper;do not go around in a circlego in a spiral © Meisaan Chan

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Even goodness needs to be adapted to

Even goodness needs to be adapted to,when you are used to squalorwhen the patterns of refuse have set in so deepthat you are simply used to throwing yourself away;Even goodness needs to be adapted totake your timestay gentle © Meisaan … Continue reading

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Maple tree lesson

You can look at realitybut there is a reality within the reality –do you see? Do you see the deeper reality within the maple tree?Within everything? © Meisaan Chan

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How to safely peer into the chaos

Use my vision alone to peer into the chaos, says the Lord;use my sight alone to seefor love neither looks awaynor dissolves into despairbut knows there is always something greater;as it gazes, it knows the end © Meisaan Chan

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