Tag Archives: Buddhism

What weakens the bond

When the bond is listeningany distraction from listeningweakens the bond When the bond is surrenderany wavering from surrenderweakens the bond © Meisaan Chan

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Offerings

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

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Relinquishing the self

When I gave my life to youI gave up my control over who I am, who I will be:Self-determination for God-determinationand lo, nothing was the same © Meisaan Chan

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Portals to God

Portals to God are everywhere:Some, in a yellow tulip, others in a ritualBut careful: While ritual can open the doorit also can close it © Meisaan Chan

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A soothing, comforting spoken word meditation: “Beloved”

Here is a beautiful, emotional spoken word meditation from the voice of God/Higher Power to the listener: for those who are despairing, when you’ve lost everything and hope is gone. May this meditation deepen your prayer, spiritual journey, and provide … Continue reading

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Leadership

You can follow your thoughtsor your thoughts can follow you © Meisaan Chan

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Pride fuels sly mutiny

Do not be smug when you have trained a thought!Pride fuels sly mutiny © Meisaan Chan

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Prayer is

Prayer is the intentional reaching © Meisaan Chan

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Quiet, be quieter than a tree

Quiet, be quieter than a tree listen to it prattle away: Quiet, be quieter than grass listen to it grow: Quiet, be quieter than your heart listen to what it’s saying to you: Yes, those who have ears to hear … Continue reading

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Flower bouquet, II

Nothing knows the power of community Nothing knows the impermanence of community then a bouquet of flowers © Meisaan Chan

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