Tag Archives: peace

When in a place of overwhelm

I bring you back to remembrance: I am without, surrounding youI am within, emanating from youI am penetrating, saturating you Feel this ReturnI bring you back © Meisaan Chan

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The sun still rises

Still, the sun rises.Even if I were to write no poems and fall mutethe sun, still, would rise.That is both infuriating and comforting.Things are not that bad to stop the turning of the earthand the swirling of the cosmos;the power … Continue reading

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Wisdom of the duck

Mama duck has stopped her life to sit on nestthrough windstorms, snowstorms, boredom –her quiet presence knowsthat a different presence will comethat a different need will emergeshe will need to change again © Meisaan Chan

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This love is not afraid of death

It is right that this pen I’m writing with is running low.Death and lack.The emptying and the return.It is right to strip away the façade and see what’s left.What is left?The answer depends on what you’ve chosen to believe,what you’ve … Continue reading

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Coronavirus door

Somewhere not far away, someone is working on a vaccine. Somewhere very far away, someone is working on a vaccine. Somewhere not far away, a grocery clerk goes to work. Somewhere very far away, a grocery clerk goes to work. … Continue reading

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It’s Easter morning in a pandemic – or – Tethers

It’s Easter morning in a pandemic and the morning is very dark. Heavy clouds layer the sky. A cold wind blows. This is right. The earth still refuses to abide by human calendars. The earth is not happy and bright … Continue reading

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In this new world

For the first time since nearly the beginning of time – this new world, that is – I slept until the alarm. Like my old life, I negotiated with God and hit the snooze. What a simple gesture – hitting … Continue reading

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The Camino and coronavirus quarantine: Not unsimilar

I left my windows open last nightand was struck that cool Camino air had crawled into my living room as I slept:Yes, you are on a journey, you whisperwithout leaving your houseyou will hike up hills and mountainsyou will be … Continue reading

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A calming message from Meisaan: on coronavirus, and grounding resources

My friends, Very likely, we are all touched by coronavirus at this point. I will post here content that is intentionally grounding, soothing, and reminds us of the One Who Is. Stay tuned for an upcoming embodied meditation to help … Continue reading

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Surprising challenge

It is hard for a clenched fistto be surprised © Meisaan Chan

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