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The peace of infinity

Peace, peace be with you, says the Lorddo not fear the path of humilitydo not fear the extinction of selffor the small will give way to the infiniteand the infinite goes on foreverAs it is!As it is! © Meisaan Chan

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The presence of ego

Ego returns to its seat in the clarityEgo takes the stage in the disturbance © Meisaan Chan

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Discomforting change: The price of openness

Openness is not always comfortableor the outcome of the status quo;if you want to be open, analyze the pricehonestly discern your willingness © Meisaan Chan

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Tree spirituality: fighting with sisters

Even in full sunlight, a tree’s leaves are still in shade,each leaf casting shadow over its sister leaf’s light;even when attached to the same branch, they get in each other’s way –They could start fightingor they could see that they … Continue reading

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Idols: There are so many of them

In the form of bank accountsand statusand imageand safetyand comfortand powerand reassuranceand securityand prosperityand prestigeand honorand reassuranceand schedulesand dramaand controland tranquility: The list of idols goes on forever;it’s a wonder we make it to the altar of the Lord at … Continue reading

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Spiritual homework, an overview

When you agree to go deeperExpect things to breakExpect the falling apartYour homework © Meisaan Chan

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Keeping nimble

Stretch, stretch –I will give you countless occasionsto stretch your compassion © Meisaan Chan

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To the artist

Before you paint the likeness of God, pray, yes, pray;that God may show you the pattern of the fingerprint © Meisaan Chan

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The purpose of strength and healing

I do not make you strong and anchoredso you can feel superior;I make you strong and anchoredso you can serve I do not heal youso you can feel self-righteous;I heal youso you can serve © Meisaan Chan

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A caution about others’ jealousy

Tend to them with compassion– for what holes they have! What holes! –and keep watch that you do not yourself fall in © Meisaan Chan

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