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Sometimes you have to start over, and agonizingly so

Sometimes you have to start over, and agonizingly so;just as the trees every year lose the crown of their gloryand the days lose their strength,just as the seed loses its protectionand the cougar loses its territoryand birds lose their flight … Continue reading

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Vision

When I am pushed to the maxhelp me handle myself carefully, tenderly, delicately:Help me discern who also willand who won’t © Meisaan Chan

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Return to the womb, says the Lord

Return to the womb, says the LordQuestions do not need to be answered there.You do not even need to know the questions there.The darkness is safety.The warmth is safety.The breath is free and safe.Return to the womb © Meisaan Chan

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Pernicious comfort

Sometimes discomfort is precisely what is neededto move to better places;comfort can be perniciousas we settleand settleand settle © Meisaan Chan

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Respite

In the midst of burdena breath of spacea light caressa pause, remembrancea weight strangely lifted © Meisaan Chan

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In quickly changing times

In quickly changing times, be nimble:A mountain goat, sure-footed and fleet,an expert at finding tiny divots for the hoofs and weight;it can’t stay there long, nor does it want to, nor ought –it is designed to move © Meisaan Chan

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The Voice in the chaos

I simplify all things, says the Lord:Love © Meisaan Chan

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Fair-weather

Throw God away if God does not rescue you in the storm;if God accompanies you only in the good timesthat is the definition of the very bad friend © Meisaan Chan

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The fall

To be rescued, you must want a rescuer;this is where many truly fall © Meisaan Chan

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Do not succumb to the temptation

Do not succumb to the temptation to shut down in the nightfor deep healing happens herestrange healingsee what isstay alert © Meisaan Chan

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