Tag Archives: perspective

The case not to choose the mountain

You are an ant and your fears are a mountain but I am the universe and even beyond – a mountain is dust of the dust © Meisaan Chan

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You are not able to see it all

You are not able to see it all, says the Lord – when you keep this unknowing before you you keep humility before you © Meissan Chan

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Perspective

Throughout the day, I turned the bouquet of flowers on my desk this way and that, gazing at a different curve of petal, a different spike of leaf: So gently they remind me that beauty is not contained in a … Continue reading

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How you need to look

Steep mountain trail curls through the forest in an unrelenting ribbon of rock and clay; I go forward, slowly, muscles burning on the climb; when I remember to look up, I see the also unrelenting beauty but some times demand … Continue reading

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The sanctity of lightening up

When you can laugh at yourself that, too, is prayer © Meisaan Chan

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Take me where you want me to go

Take me where you want me to go: my dreams for myself are so small, with you the realm of planets is at my feet © Meisaan Chan

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Burdens: A perspective

From the perspective of the ant, the mountain is eternal From the perspective of the cosmos, the mountain is less than an atom of an ant © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: Twisted Sifter)

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