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Spiritual enhancements and dilutions

Focus is one of the greatest spiritual enhancementsDistraction is one of the strongest spiritual dilutions © Meisaan Chan

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The one thought

Just one thought can save;pursue that thought © Meisaan Chan

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Portals to God

Portals to God are everywhere:Some, in a yellow tulip, others in a ritualBut careful: While ritual can open the doorit also can close it © Meisaan Chan

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Exposure

The longer the exposurethe deeper in it goesboth life-giving and death-givingstay alert © Meisaan Chan

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Eliminations – or – Three Questions

If I eliminate noise, I will be able to meditate, I say but I am wrong: My mind prattles in silence If I eliminate body pain, I will be able to meditate, I say but I am wrong: I mind … Continue reading

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On distractions

Of course there are distractions, says the Lord: When there are others, they are the distraction, and when you are by yourself, you are the distraction! You can try to eliminate them but better yet, to be present and accept © … Continue reading

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Dilution

You can dilute your time with me, says the Lord but it will not be I who will be diluted © Meisaan Chan

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The calling to deepen: Recognizing your presence

Sometimes the world pulls me out sometimes I pull me out sometimes my fear pulls me out – it is a miracle that any progress is made at all! And this, once accepted, leads to clarity: Recognizing your presence at … Continue reading

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Why is distraction so coveted?

Why is distraction so coveted? Are we so afraid of ourselves? © Meisaan Chan

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Tend to me

Sometimes just sitting can be a challenge you know my ways, O Lord; tend to me © Meisaan Chan

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