Tag Archives: compassion

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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Rage is a drug

Rage is a drug feels eternal kills me © Meisaan Chan

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Good leaders walk with pain

Good leaders walk with pain – not in front of them, for pain is blind not behind them, for pain can lag behind but beside them, where pain reminds © Meisaan Chan

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