Tag Archives: emptiness

Except by my hand

When a speck, return to emptyaccept no fill except by my handno matter the fragrance © Meisaan Chan

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What weakens the bond

When the bond is listeningany distraction from listeningweakens the bond When the bond is surrenderany wavering from surrenderweakens the bond © Meisaan Chan

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Focus and wisdom

Focus on the voice of Godand all wisdom will followFocus on any other voiceand be lost © Meisaan Chan

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For those who worship strength

If you want to be transformedlet your heart break openlet it shatter © 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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Mandala and loss

Mandala, wiped awayfulfilling the promise of lossand the life after it © Meisaan Chan

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Gatekeeper: Me

Please transform my life, I say to God.Please let me in, God says to me.I need your help, I say to God.Please let me in, God says to me.I can’t do this without you, I say to God.Please let me … Continue reading

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The fallow years, II

Tell a farmer that the fallow yearsare a waste of time,and how the farmer will laugh © 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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Even sages still need to lose

Choices and sacrifices will not be automatic; even sages still need to choose and decide to lose in their choosing © Meisaan Chan

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