Tag Archives: endurance

Wisdom of the trees

Patiencehave patienceas trees know the liminal between the winter and the spring:Still naked, buds not yet revealed –a long way from thereyet a long way to go © Meisaan Chan

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The quiet in the chaos

Into the darkness we goas one heart, as a heart of nations, as a heart of worldstumbling and fearing and hopingfighting and growing and rejoicingchaos on top of chaos, it seems:But there is a quiet thing hereand it is growing, … Continue reading

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Gentle glory

All sorts of gentle glory even in the pain of living: Gentle glory, all around © Meisaan Chan

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The balance

is understanding that the amount of energy you put into this world is the amount of energy you need to receive © Meisaan Chan

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When walking wisely – or – Strengthening legs

As one leg of the journey ends you are stronger to walk the next © Meisaan Chan

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Samurai litmus test

If you moan about how wisdom comes in fire, if you whine at her hardship, you are not yet a samurai © Meisaan Chan

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The practice

Maybe this is how Jesus began trying to walk on water, moments before his whoop of joy © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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The curious nature of courage

Courage can never be given; it must be claimed © Meisaan Chan

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One of the greatest obstacles to deep healing

is impatience   © Meisaan Chan

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A gym of sorts

Strength does not come instantly but after repeated tears of muscle fibers and then the sets of repetitions over many weeks and months: This is also true of the spirit for life is calling you to lift, not just once … Continue reading

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