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The role of fear

Fear can be a good guidebut never let it drivefor it will not take you where you truly wish © Meisaan Chan

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Wander not, return home

I am the Lord your safetyyour home, your central place of return,so wander notreturn homefind the heart of your longing © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the woman and the bag of gold

There once was a woman who discovered a bag of gold and who ran through the streets with it shouting, “This is not gold! This is not gold!” © Meisaan Chan

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The purpose of your life

To study the mechanics of the bodyis to know how you are here;to claim the purpose of your lifeis to claim why you are here © Meisaan Chan

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The reward and cost

You can choose eternity or the moment;each has its reward, each has its cost © Meisaan Chan

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Wisdom: Knowing the season

Sometimes death is easier than healingSometimes healing is easier than deathBut careful: It’s not about what is easierbut what is the season © Meisaan Chan

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When the path swerves

When the path swervescheck to see it’s still my pathfor it will always lead you home;if the path is not my pathno amount of journeying will do © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the devout queen and her advisers

There once was a devout queen who, every day, went out into the village and gave a villager a chest of gold coins. Her advisers were distraught. “Your Highness,” they said, “If you continue to do this, you will give … Continue reading

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You orient me

You orient mecompass spinslands on north © Meisaan Chan

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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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