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In the face of threat, II

To those who try to tell me who I am:You are not my God.Only my God tells me who I am. © Meisaan Chan

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You got me through the night

You got me through the nightYou got me to sleep.The nights are not taken for grantedand nor are the days.Step by step through the wildernessone sun, and one moon, one sun againone breath, one small cleansingone small thought of hope … Continue reading

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The bullseye and the bypassing

Equanimity results when you are alignedUnhealthy equanimity results when you are not alignedor are trying to run away © Meisaan Chan

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The first drop

Sky darkensthe world waits for rain Seeds, deeply dormantbegin to dream Thunder rumblesearth tenderly listens Then, when all is ready:The first drop © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the Four Women and the Emperor

There once were four women who decided to undertake the long journey to see the Emperor. They knew it was going to be a long and arduous task. Before they left, they consulted their council of elders for advice. “Stay … Continue reading

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When God becomes a protective koala bear

Come closer, God whispersI am already in your pouch, Mama Koala, I say, snug and warmHow can I come any closer?And then she shows me how © Meisaan Chan

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In the face of threat

When besiegedBreathe me inInfinity always prevails © Meisaan Chan

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When the weight of my heart is so heavy

When the weight of my heart is so heavythat not even seven cranes can liftI turn my head to you, eyes achingand let you start the slow drain into emptinessmurmuring that then you will begin the fill © Meisaan Chan

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Step by step through the wilderness

Step by step through the wildernessone sun, one moon, one sun againone breath, one small clearingone small thought of hope © Meisaan Chan

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Stabilizing and strengthening your weakest parts

To stabilize weak body muscles,strengthen surrounding body muscleswhile strengthening the weak To stabilize weak spiritual muscles,strengthen surrounding spiritual muscleswhile strengthening the weak Everything is in the systemand that within thatand that within that © Meisaan Chan

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