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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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The return

It’s been a while, I say to God.I’ve been waiting, God says to me.Sorry about that, I say to God.Do not be perfect, God says to me. Be pliable © Meisaan Chan

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Wisdom’s knowledge

Wisdom comes in knowing that what you know is but one facet,and that even deeper knowledge is still but one facet © Meisaan Chan

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Stay focused

If it is my loss, all is lostif it is God’s loss, all is gained; If it is my triumph, all is lostif it is God’s triumph, all is gained; To go from mine to God’s or God’s to mine,this … Continue reading

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Pride fuels sly mutiny

Do not be smug when you have trained a thought!Pride fuels sly mutiny © Meisaan Chan

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The humility prayer

What you want, Lordmight not be what I want –so teach me, please © Meisaan Chan

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Eliminations – or – Three Questions

If I eliminate noise, I will be able to meditate, I say but I am wrong: My mind prattles in silence If I eliminate body pain, I will be able to meditate, I say but I am wrong: I mind … Continue reading

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Allowing God to sift you

means allowing God to remove anything and everything that obstructs, especially the self © Meisaan Chan

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the humble god

You can squeeze me into anywhere in your life – I will fit onto the head of a pin – so deep is my desire to be with you © Meisaan Chan

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