Tag Archives: discipline

Ownership

If you do not renounce the world, it will own you © Meisaan Chan

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A gym of sorts

Strength does not come instantly but after repeated tears of muscle fibers and then the sets of repetitions over many weeks and months: This is also true for the spirit for life is calling you to lift, not just once … Continue reading

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On focus

It will be tempting to look away but focus is what focus is, unapologetically © Meisaan Chan

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When walking wisely – or – Strengthening legs

As one leg of the journey ends you are stronger to walk the next © Meisaan Chan

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Samurai litmus test

If you moan about how wisdom comes in fire, if you whine at her hardship, you are not yet a samurai © Meisaan Chan

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Increments

The sun does not flounce into the sky with one brilliant leap but slowly crawls up the canvas in its own shifting light – even the most important thing to the earth comes in increments! – so, too, with discipline, … Continue reading

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The spirit and the body

It is a spiritual practice to stop where the boundaries are; pushing beyond the boundary never moves the boundary it just means you pushed © Meisaan Chan

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