Tag Archives: contemplation

Train your thoughts

One thought can lie at your feetthe next thought, devour you Train your thoughtsor they will train you © Meisaan Chan

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Why stillness matters

We see the movement of what is faster;when we speed ahead, we do not seeall that moves around us;when we are still, we suddenly seethe slightest bending leafthe slightest bending heartthe breath of the soul © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the pebble, the waterfall, and the moon

There once was a pebble, a waterfall, and a moon. One day, the pebble said, “I will only believe that God exists if God looks like me!” “So be it,” God said and turned into a pebble. Then the pebble … Continue reading

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Exposure

The longer the exposurethe deeper in it goesboth life-giving and death-givingstay alert © Meisaan Chan

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Window meditation

Morning sunjewel in the skybird in flight © Meisaan Chan

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Good Friday Sun Meditation

You woke me up with gentle song caressed my spirit and bade me sit in my prayer chair. Sit with me. It is dawn on Good Friday and that still means something for you. So I did, wanting to be … Continue reading

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Thought foundation

The smallest thought is important, says the Lordbecause larger thoughts are built upon that oneand take on its character © Meisaan Chan

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Sticky Voice Procedure

If there is a voice that sticks,you can peel it off and give it to me, says the Lordand if you need help, I can do that, too © Meisaan Chan

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The beautiful

I am for you, God says to me.I am for you, I say to God. © 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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