Tag Archives: mindfulness

On thoughts

Beloved horse wanderswithout training With some training,reins slow down its desire to galloppulling hard, any moment it could break Sometimes inattentiveness, full gallopand pulling on reins doesn’t stophopelessly carried along,too much, too little Beloved horse can still be belovedand still … Continue reading

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Path of transformations

Do not think that you need to be transformed only once:The path demands your countless transformations © Meisaan Chan

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The sanctuary of peace

In your danger, I create for you a place of safetythat no one and nothing can touchI create for you a place of sacred for your soul to rest, to heal, to be mended –though the bombs fall all around … Continue reading

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I love all of you

I love you in your body, says the Lordfor you are not only spiritand I love all of you © Meisaan Chan

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Frenzy and full attention

Every day, I take care of you.Frenzy not.Full attention.Frenzy: Numb to opening doors.Full attention: Always senses © Meisaan Chan

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The uprooting

The early weeds of conquering, domination, and slaughter – pull them up!Let not their roots growit much harder to pull them up later © Meisaan Chan

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Approximating the Lord

Look for me until you find me, says the Lord,be satisfied with nothing else –most dangerous are those sources that seem to come closefor you commit your heart to limitsfor you commit your soul to limitscutting off your wings © … Continue reading

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When all has crumbled

When all has crumbled to powder, turn to me, says the Lordand I will show you:From powder, clayfrom clay, sculpture –last breath gonebut fear not, for that was your breathand now I give you mine © Meisaan Chan

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In the crisis

In the crisis, breathefor all solutions begin with breath In the storm, graspfor that is the purpose of preparation © Meisaan Chan

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Time check

Protect your timeno invisible leaks Distractions can bring you closeror drive you awaystay alert Rituals can bring you closeror mask the slow leaksstay alert © Meisaan Chan

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