Tag Archives: emptiness

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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Do not shy away from pain

Do not shy away from pain, says the Lord,for my blessings are often built on top of it © Meisaan Chan

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