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Focus and wisdom

Focus on the voice of Godand all wisdom will followFocus on any other voiceand be lost © Meisaan Chan

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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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Pandemics and imperfection

How much more do I desire perfection in a pandemic!The pendulum swings to extremesand I, unseeing, am not aware that this need for perfectionsimply pushes it harder © Meisaan Chan

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Listening and attention are fused

Listening and attention are fused:When split, the house falls © Meisaan Chan

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Be not lulled

Stay alert: The path can swerveat any time; be not lulledinto forever-modes © Meisaan Chan

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Thought awareness. Listening awareness.

You can follow whatever thoughts you wish:Some will lead to peace, some to destructionsome to wisdom, some to despairAt any point, you can change the thoughts you followso take note: Peaceful thoughts are not permanentTurbulent thoughts are not permanent.All is … Continue reading

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The whispering god

You used to shout because I was nearly deaf and as my ears acclimated your voice got softer so that now you lead me on with whispers © Meisaan Chan

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On listening

Your fearis the wrong voice © Meisaan Chan

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I don’t listen very well, I say to the Lord

I don’t listen very well, I say to the Lord.You are too full, the Lord says to me. I listen to the wrong things, I say to the Lord.Your vulnerability to me needs to grow, the Lord says to me … Continue reading

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Throughout the journey

Throughout the journeyyou will stumbleyou will climb;the fall is not badthe ascent is not good:Listen! © Meisaan Chan

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