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On disease

Disease cannot repel the Lord; in fact, that is the invitation © Meisaan Chan

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You can be naked here.

You can be naked here. You can be you, unadulterated, beauty and disease, all. You can be naked here. © Meisaan Chan

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Beyond stereotypes

Compassion is not about being nice; compassion is about self-control and using fire to cleanse, not to destroy © Meisaan Chan

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Tend to the health of your roots

for no matter what you build they cover all © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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Limits

Sometimes the walls are far on the horizon and I run and dance and work late into the night; sometimes the walls pull in and I cannot do what I did before: slow, pained movements; sometimes the walls pull in … Continue reading

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It takes a lot of energy to tell God “no”

It takes a lot of energy to tell God “no” to close the flood gates on the tsunami of goodness   It takes a lot of energy to tell God “yes” to break from the paths of ancient disease   … Continue reading

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Put away the guns

Put away the guns Put away the carnage in your heart Put away the just war for they are not your shields but blankets of disease; fold them in half, then in half, then half again and give them to … Continue reading

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