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Praise: The dark illumination in these times

May our hearts and minds and spirits return to praiseespecially in the dark of nightespecially when, pupils dilated because we cannot seebecause there is not one single pinprick;These times precisely reveal the strength of praise!May our hearts and minds and … Continue reading

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A caution on praise and criticism

Praise is more dangerous than criticismbut we can latch onto both Praise and criticism evaluate what we do,while we often allow them to evaluatewho we are © Meisaan Chan

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You give me such times of sweetness

You give me such times of sweetness, O Lordeven in the midst of the storm:You bring me to transcendence in the squallby showing me that the storm is a breath on the wind:You bring me to transcendent groundingby bringing me … Continue reading

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Praising at the edge, II

The drop off is behind youand to both sidesPraise, now, praiseand when the drop off is also before youPraise, now, praiseand when you cannot take a stepPraise, now, praiseand when you cannot breathePraise, now, praiseand in your dissolutionPraise, now, praise … Continue reading

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Morning meditation prayer

I crawl out of bed to give you praise,to worship the infinite Godwho is my still-warm bedwho is the pillow, lovingly pressedwho is the carpet I just walked onwho is the chair that takes my weightwho is my breathing as … Continue reading

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Thunder flesh

Thunder crashed throughout the nightenergy from the sky shook my bedflesh felt energy’s tangible power © Meisaan Chan

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My soul shouts at full voice

Before I chronicle the things you didI pause to recollect who you are:The One, the Magnificent, the All-Wonderfuland sit in praise, my soul shouting at full voiceuntil the walls come tumbling down © Meisaan Chan

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A song lifts within me

A song lifts within mea stirring of greenness budding pushing, then unfolding, lifting to the light: A song lifts within me © Meisaan Chan

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Raw materials

You know what to do with suffering – nothing is stronger for creating praise © Meisaan Chan

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Surrender and praise: The oneness

True praise will surrender True surrender will praise © Meisaan Chan

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