Tag Archives: death

Guarantee

The question is not, will you diefor that is a guarantee,question is, will you die with compassionfor that is certainly not © Meisaan Chan

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Mandala and loss

Mandala, wiped awayfulfilling the promise of lossand the life after it © Meisaan Chan

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This love is not afraid of death

It is right that this pen I’m writing with is running low.Death and lack.The emptying and the return.It is right to strip away the façade and see what’s left.What is left?The answer depends on what you’ve chosen to believe,what you’ve … Continue reading

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Addiction

Only God, cries my soul:Stop giving me everything else – © Meisaan Chan

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The fallow years, II

Tell a farmer that the fallow yearsare a waste of time,and how the farmer will laugh © Meisaan Chan

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The fallow years, I

Even dirt gets exhausted when used,even dirt needs replenishment, which the earth brings:Nitrogen, through lightningdeathfallow yearstime © Meisaan Chan

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There is no way around this.

Love requires life.Love requires death.There is no way around this. © Meisaan Chan

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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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Allowing God to sift you

means allowing God to remove anything and everything that obstructs, especially the self © Meisaan Chan

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On the road to me

It takes courage to pursue yourself and even more courage to let the self go: Both are needed on the road to me © Meisaan Chan

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