Tag Archives: contemplation

A movement prayer during times of instability

Friends, Here is a movement prayer that has kept me grounded during tumultuous times. Feel free to slow it down however much you need, taking your time to really feel that mind/body/spirit fusion in each line and movement. If you … Continue reading

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To find silence within the muscles

To find silence within the muscles requires first that you acknowledge the noise within the muscles and that you listen to them, to it and then, being acknowledged, little by little they still: To find silence within the muscles © … Continue reading

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The way of “yes”

Leads to places far from the way of “no” – Do not be surprised if you do not recognize where you are © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the three trailer homes

There once were three trailer homes. One trailer home was crammed full with stuff – to the ceiling – but had open windows. The second trailer home had an extremely nice interior but the windows were closed. The third trailer … Continue reading

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Hummingbird

Hummingbird zips, darts, size of baby pinecone unaware of admirer © Meisaan Chan

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When the world stops spinning

When the world stops spinningand you and I meet at lastI, in deficit, without shoes and starvingYou, abundant:Finally, in stillness,I accept what you’ve been trying to give © Meisaan Chan

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The chains of fear fell off

The chains of fear fell off and the soul lifted, freed © Meisaan Chan

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