Tag Archives: contemplation

Embodied reminders of infinity

I used to despise the action of praying hands,fingers stretched heavenward, the image of thin and fake piety, of thoughtlessness.I used to refuse to do it.Then Spirit showed me how to reclaim it.Now, I feel the base of my thumbs … Continue reading

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Tender washing over me

Tender washing over meall the ways that you aboundall the ways that you washendless sea © Meisaan Chan

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On thoughts

Beloved horse wanderswithout training With some training,reins slow down its desire to galloppulling hard, any moment it could break Sometimes inattentiveness, full gallopand pulling on reins doesn’t stophopelessly carried along,too much, too little Beloved horse can still be belovedand still … Continue reading

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Path of transformations

Do not think that you need to be transformed only once:The path demands your countless transformations © Meisaan Chan

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Frenzy and full attention

Every day, I take care of you.Frenzy not.Full attention.Frenzy: Numb to opening doors.Full attention: Always senses © Meisaan Chan

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Your path is leading me so far from home

Your path is leading me so far from homeso far from well-trod pathsand we, in the wilderness of the heart, in light and in darkness,keep continuing on, deeperand as wilderness gives way to wilderness gives way to wildernessmy heart grows … Continue reading

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Your love tank

Keep expanding your love tankfor I will always fill to overflowing;You are never done expanding, as the source is Infinity –and in this ever-expansionyou become like me © Meisaan Chan

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The uprooting

The early weeds of conquering, domination, and slaughter – pull them up!Let not their roots growit much harder to pull them up later © Meisaan Chan

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My eyes had been so closed

The trees startled me with yellow –I didn’t realize it was that time again,my eyes had been so closed © Meisaan Chan

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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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