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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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To find silence within the muscles

To find silence within the muscles requires first that you acknowledge the noise within the muscles and that you listen to them, to it and then, being acknowledged, little by little they still: To find silence within the muscles © … Continue reading

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Parable of the three trailer homes

There once were three trailer homes. One trailer home was crammed full with stuff – to the ceiling – but had open windows. The second trailer home had an extremely nice interior but the windows were closed. The third trailer … Continue reading

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