Tag Archives: dying

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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Overturning compassion

Does compassion always soothe? No. Sometimes it overturns. © Meisaan Chan

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The unfeared descent

The sun knows its slow descent but note how it does not just go out: At its lowest point, it unfurls its majesty, its moment of greatest open giving © Meisaan Chan

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Compassion, death and life

You have died for compassion now you’re living for compassion © Meisaan Chan

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You can be living and dying at the same time

  You can be living and dying at the same time as a tree in autumn but also as a diseased vine with one last root       © Meisaan Chan

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