Tag Archives: earth spirituality

What the birds know

The rain slows, then stopsbirds start singingworld wet, needs music Clouds thick, then thinthen finally break. No matter:Birds do not need sun to sing © Meisaan Chan

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Maple tree lesson

You can look at realitybut there is a reality within the reality –do you see? Do you see the deeper reality within the maple tree?Within everything? © Meisaan Chan

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The spirituality of weeding

No gardener has ever said, “I weeded really well today, so now they’re gone forever.” © Meisaan Chan

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Darkness of Michigan

Rain slashes, taps, drenches released from the sky O dark darkness of Michigan © Meisaan Chan

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Middle of wilderness

The journey takes us to heaven where ten thousand lakes lie where pines stand tall and birch trees lean gently where rain soaks in deep where everything is at a soul-level: The ducks swimming, the squirrels darting, the air suspended … Continue reading

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Quiet, be quieter than a tree

Quiet, be quieter than a tree listen to it prattle away: Quiet, be quieter than grass listen to it grow: Quiet, be quieter than your heart listen to what it’s saying to you: Yes, those who have ears to hear … Continue reading

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