Tag Archives: pride

The poison and the antidote

You are drenched in pride;you were taught to consume it and so you did,and your spirit has suffered because of it.Your practice, over and over,your obedience, over and over,your discipline, over and over,your penetrating self gaze, over and over,your submission … Continue reading

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The presence of ego

Ego returns to its seat in the clarityEgo takes the stage in the disturbance © 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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The humility prayer

What you want, Lordmight not be what I want –so teach me, please © Meisaan Chan

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Religious infighting

While the adults squabble the children walk away © Meisaan Chan

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The nature of holes

The more the holes, the slower the pace because you have to walk around because you keep falling in © Meisaan Chan

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Attraction

As a fly is attracted to flypaper so, too, can my desires blind © Meisaan Chan

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Says the Potter

Authenticity is what I want, says the Lord; transformation comes when I work with clay not its image © Meisaan Chan

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A common double error

A common double error is to worship your path and to continue along its semblance even when it’s swerved © Meisaan Chan

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The idol of self

If you believe you have all power you have left no room for me © Meisaan Chan

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