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Rubble all around

Rubble all aroundkingdoms fallennow see me © Meisaan Chan

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The double remembrance

Yes, there is death, and lots of itbut remember who I am, says the Lord,and what comes next © Meisaan Chan

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In the crisis

In the crisis, breathefor all solutions begin with breath In the storm, graspfor that is the purpose of preparation © Meisaan Chan

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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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