Tag Archives: focus

I want to be with you more than my thoughts

I just want to be with you, O Lordmore than I want to be with my thoughts,for one thought of you brings a torrent of life,but a million thoughts from me:Darkened clouds but not one drop © 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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Listening and attention are fused

Listening and attention are fused:When split, the house falls © Meisaan Chan

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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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On distractions

Of course there are distractions, says the Lord: When there are others, they are the distraction, and when you are by yourself, you are the distraction! You can try to eliminate them but better yet, to be present and accept © … Continue reading

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Anger, focused and unfocused

Focused anger: Precision sword Unfocused anger: Slaughter © Meisaan Chan

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Dilution

You can dilute your time with me, says the Lord but it will not be I who will be diluted © Meisaan Chan

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