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Chicago Event on Aug. 28! Sacred Space: Sound, Dance, and Meditation Fusion

 I lead a Meetup group for people who are spiritual but not religious*, and I’ve just created a new type of event (See below: previously it has been more silent meditation-esque focused). YOU are invited to come. This first launch … Continue reading

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Momentary fear vs. constant fear

Momentary fear points me to God constant fear points me away from God and embeds me into self © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the Two Gardeners

There once were two women who tried to grow a garden. The first woman held her seeds in her hand and said, “These will never grow.” Then she scattered the seeds and poured bleach on them. When the seeds didn’t … 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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Parable of the woman with glass shards

There once was a woman whose beloved vase fell and shattered. She gathered up the broken glass shards and clung to them, and her hands got cut and bled. Many people advised her to put down the shards, and every … Continue reading

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The partnership

If you want me to heal you,you must work

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Vulnerability distinctions

There is the vulnerability of weakness and the vulnerability of strength There is involuntary vulnerability and vulnerability fully chosen There is the vulnerability that fragments and the vulnerability that makes whole There is a vulnerability that withers and a vulnerability … Continue reading

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