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On walking alone

When I finally did not want to walk aloneI could see all those who didn’t but didand even more, those who didn’t but knew it not © Meisaan Chan

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The re-writing

Be blanklet me re-write you © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the countless open doors

There once was a woman who entered a mansion with countless rooms and countless open doors, and each door led into a place of life and fragrance. She walked up and down the endless corridors. Then, overwhelmed, she sat down … Continue reading

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The poison and the antidote

You are drenched in pride;you were taught to consume it and so you did,and your spirit has suffered because of it.Your practice, over and over,your obedience, over and over,your discipline, over and over,your penetrating self gaze, over and over,your submission … Continue reading

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A small conversation with the inner hole

I have what I need, I say to the holeand the hole quivers nervously. “But you still lack love –”I have what I need, I say again, more firmly nowand the hole realizes a rock where before a void.“What what … Continue reading

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God and rage

Rage fills earsHear no GodRage inside now Rage inside youGod’s voice inVoice rings like bell Filled with GodStill use rageNot used by rage © Meisaan Chan

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Peace and stumbling

Peace be with you, you say:Stumbling on the pathmeans that you are on the path © Meisaan Chan

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The power of response

The more you can master your emotions,which requires self-discipline and vigilancethe more you will respond to life, not react © Meisaan Chan

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Litmus test, yet again

When you find wholeness in meyou can love another with surrender, with courage,for you do not look to the other to be filled If you love with panicyou are depending on them to fill your holes © Meisaan Chan

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The deeper success

Crying out to the Lord when in failureis the deeper success © Meisaan Chan

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