Tag Archives: moksha

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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The missing ingredient

Sometimes humility is the missing ingredientfor transformation © Meisaan Chan

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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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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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“I’m very sorry, but I need to go”

Maintaining my equilibrium Meeting my needs Loving myself Being a samurai © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the three trailer homes

There once were three trailer homes. One trailer home was crammed full with stuff – to the ceiling – but had open windows. The second trailer home had an extremely nice interior but the windows were closed. The third trailer … Continue reading

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