Tag Archives: contemplation

Eliminations – or – Three Questions

If I eliminate noise, I will be able to meditate, I say but I am wrong: My mind prattles in silence If I eliminate body pain, I will be able to meditate, I say but I am wrong: I mind … Continue reading

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November

I have forgotten how red the earth gets in autumn I have forgotten the beauty of impending death I have forgotten the graciousness of the lesson © Meisaan Chan

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Newborn

As the gaze imprints upon the mind so my voice imprints upon your soul Imprints: Nothing can remove © Meisaan Chan

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Handling fire

This is not a game or a hobby, this is my heart afire and you, learning how to handle © Meisaan Chan

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In and out of deep prayer

Water breaks the surface then submerges, merging with the all, only to break again: itself only to submerge again: gone © Meisaan Chan

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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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