Tag Archives: compassion

Of course I pull strings, says the Lord

Of course I pull strings, says the Lord; Of course I am for you © Meisaan Chan

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Strength and fragility

All people carry strength and fragility, which many hold in disproportion: To abjure your strength is to dwell in false smallness. To abjure your weakness is to dwell in delusions of self-God. Both are false. Blessed are they who claim … Continue reading

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For you, for them

It is an act of compassion to let someone be who they are –the struggle to change someone can be violent © Meisaan Chan

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No one said that self-care is efficient!

No one said that self-care is efficient! The wise readjust to the flow © Meisaan Chan

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The parable of the two women climbing the mountain

The kingdom of heaven is like two women climbing a mountain. The first woman made it all the way up to the top; the second woman stumbled and fell the whole way. On the way back, they both died and … Continue reading

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When in hardship

When in hardship, so often you want to become even harder than the hardship when the path is asking you to break open © Meisaan Chan

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The slow return to strength

Putting down the fury and the self-righteousness and the vengeance and the victimhood, putting the cool compress of compassion to my forehead, that I do not grow yet weaker © Meisaan Chan

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