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Newborn

As the gaze imprints upon the mind so my voice imprints upon your soul Imprints: Nothing can remove © Meisaan Chan

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Handling fire

This is not a game or a hobby, this is my heart afire and you, learning how to handle © Meisaan Chan

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In and out of deep prayer

Water breaks the surface then submerges, merging with the all, only to break again: itself only to submerge again: gone © Meisaan Chan

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The prayer of thwarted desires

Interrupted monastery night:First, teens on street wake me up three timesbut worse, my bed,poor and neglected – good for monks but not for funky backsI move to couch, not great but better, at least so I could complete the night.Ah, … Continue reading

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A movement prayer during times of instability

Friends, Here is a movement prayer that has kept me grounded during tumultuous times. Feel free to slow it down however much you need, taking your time to really feel that mind/body/spirit fusion in each line and movement. If you … Continue reading

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To find silence within the muscles

To find silence within the muscles requires first that you acknowledge the noise within the muscles and that you listen to them, to it and then, being acknowledged, little by little they still: To find silence within the muscles © … Continue reading

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The way of “yes”

Leads to places far from the way of “no” – Do not be surprised if you do not recognize where you are © Meisaan Chan

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