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The ever-present option

Whose voice do you want to hear?You always have the option to switch. © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the devout queen and her advisers

There once was a devout queen who, every day, went out into the village and gave a villager a chest of gold coins. Her advisers were distraught. “Your Highness,” they said, “If you continue to do this, you will give … Continue reading

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The missing ingredient

Sometimes humility is the missing ingredientfor transformation © Meisaan Chan

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Stay awake through your unknowing

You think you know!How little you do!Stay alert, little one:Do not let your knowledge lull you to sleepStay awake through your unknowing © Meisaan Chan

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Leadership

You can follow your thoughtsor your thoughts can follow you © Meisaan Chan

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The return

It’s been a while, I say to God.I’ve been waiting, God says to me.Sorry about that, I say to God.Do not be perfect, God says to me. Be pliable © Meisaan Chan

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Stay focused

If it is my loss, all is lostif it is God’s loss, all is gained; If it is my triumph, all is lostif it is God’s triumph, all is gained; To go from mine to God’s or God’s to mine,this … Continue reading

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The lesson of love

The lesson of love is to let yourself goso you can come to the selfso you can come to what is larger © Meisaan Chan

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The humility prayer

What you want, Lordmight not be what I want –so teach me, please © 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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