Tag Archives: humility

Wisdom: Knowing the season

Sometimes death is easier than healingSometimes healing is easier than deathBut careful: It’s not about what is easierbut what is the season © Meisaan Chan

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After failure

When you fail, do not go numb or dissolve!Sit up straight! Learn deepest lessons! Class begins! © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the three vines who wanted to reach the sun

There once were three vines that wanted to reach the sun. The first vine dreamed all day and all night about reaching the sun, and it spent all its energy in the dreaming that it didn’t grow much at all. … Continue reading

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Parable of the devout queen and her advisers

There once was a devout queen who, every day, went out into the village and gave a villager a chest of gold coins. Her advisers were distraught. “Your Highness,” they said, “If you continue to do this, you will give … Continue reading

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Use your tools but do not worship them

Use your tools but do not worship themworship God alone Use religion but do not worship itworship God alone © Meisaan Chan

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Holey smugness

When you encounter a hole you always fall intoWalk around it!For walking into a hole will always resultin your being stuck in a holethere is no other result Do not be smug that you are avoiding your holesfor new holes … Continue reading

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Parable of the woman who worked for good

There once was a woman who worked for good and to stamp out evil, but one day she realized that nothing was pure, and she sat down and cried. She never did anything again. © Meisaan Chan

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It does not matter what obstacles you face

It does not matter what obstacles you face, says the LordWhat matters is if you have the toolsWhat matters is if you have the fireWhat matters is if you are ready Are you ready with humility?Without this tool, the others … Continue reading

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The missing ingredient

Sometimes humility is the missing ingredientfor transformation © Meisaan Chan

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Stay awake through your unknowing

You think you know!How little you do!Stay alert, little one:Do not let your knowledge lull you to sleepStay awake through your unknowing © Meisaan Chan

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