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Praising at the edge, II

The drop off is behind youand to both sidesPraise, now, praiseand when the drop off is also before youPraise, now, praiseand when you cannot take a stepPraise, now, praiseand when you cannot breathePraise, now, praiseand in your dissolutionPraise, now, praise … Continue reading

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The assignment in hope

Contemplate deeply your source of hope, says the LordKnow when it is meKnow when it has slipped © Meisaan Chan

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Strange rejoicing

When you are weary, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to fill When you are terrified, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to anchor When you are despairing, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to rescue Strange rejoicingStrange rejoicingStrange rejoicing For world, no senseWith me, full … Continue reading

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Phoenix path

How often those on the path of ash give up and despair –so they never find that they are also on the path of rising © Meisaan Chan

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The reassurance

Go, says the LordI will save your place © Meisaan Chan

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Embodied reminders of infinity

I used to despise the action of praying hands,fingers stretched heavenward, the image of thin and fake piety, of thoughtlessness.I used to refuse to do it.Then Spirit showed me how to reclaim it.Now, I feel the base of my thumbs … Continue reading

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Safety reminder: Power, age, and position

Age and position do not confer wisdom.Power does not confer right view or right action.You will unnecessarily suffer if you expect these things.What is supposed to happen often does not.Ignorance takes many forms.Weakness takes many forms.Everyone has their shadow:Even themEven … Continue reading

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Holy recognition

I’m so full of holes, I say to God.Holes are the roots of the holy, God says to me.That makes no sense, I say to God.More room for me, God says to me © Meisaan Chan

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Path of transformations

Do not think that you need to be transformed only once:The path demands your countless transformations © Meisaan Chan

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What to do with my holes? Some options

You can fill your holes with rich soil –more capacity for growthOr you can fill your holes with gravel –just to take up space © Meisaan Chan

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