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Keep it moving

This is your new life, says the Lordso don’t wait for the old one to return;I’m making improvements © Meisaan Chan

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The twisting path: When there is no precedent

O, how the path twists!Have confidence not in what has gone before;have confidence, instead, in me © Meisaan Chan

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5 Calming Meditation-Mantras for Anxious Times

A deep happiness! This is my first published spirituality article: “5 Calming Meditation-Mantras for Anxious Times,” by Meisaan Chan. The article integrates simple relaxation meditations with body somatics (what I call “embodied meditations”), which has been an increasingly critical tool … Continue reading

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If you cling to old ways

If you cling to old ways you will hurt yourself, says the LordIf you try to control the dance, you will stumble If you open to new ways, you will healIf you surrender to the dance, you will align © … Continue reading

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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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The darker it gets

The darker it getsthe louder we must laughto ward off the night Laugh like you’ve already wonbecause if they haven’t defeated your spirityou have © Meisaan Chan

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What the birds know

The rain slows, then stopsbirds start singingworld wet, needs music Clouds thick, then thinthen finally break. No matter:Birds do not need sun to sing © Meisaan Chan

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How to safely peer into the chaos

Use my vision alone to peer into the chaos, says the Lord;use my sight alone to seefor love neither looks awaynor dissolves into despairbut knows there is always something greater;as it gazes, it knows the end © Meisaan Chan

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Order in the chaos: Your clarity is love

Your clarity is love, says the LordLove will protect you from despairLove will protect you from overwhelmLove will protect you from blindnessLove will protect you from crumblingLove will protect you from confusionLove will protect you from hateLove will protect you … Continue reading

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The things that determine everything

Where do you place your surrender?Where do you place your fear?To what do you give your power?That will determine everything © Meisaan Chan

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