Tag Archives: ego

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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One way to reduce the false self

The false self loves to gaze in mirrors and multiply; one way to reduce the false self is to reduce the mirrors © Meisaan Chan

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Allowing God to sift you

means allowing God to remove anything and everything that obstructs, especially the self © Meisaan Chan

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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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Power and ego are curiously intermeshed

Power and ego are curiously intermeshed: When power grows, the ego does, too, but even when power diminishes, the ego can still grow To have power but not ego never happens by mistake © Meisaan Chan

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Strength and fragility

All people carry strength and fragility, which many hold in disproportion: To abjure your strength is to dwell in false smallness. To abjure your weakness is to dwell in delusions of self-God. Both are false. Blessed are they who claim … Continue reading

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I wither without you

I wither without you my firmest ground falls from beneath me should you turn but one thought away all strength is dust, flung to the wind I wither without you © Meisaan Chan

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