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The path to wisdom

A certain level of inner silence is necessary, for you cannot grow wise by listening only to yourself © Meisaan Chan

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The spirituality of submission

I lay down and lay down and lay down until finally, my hands are freed: Please, do whatever you want with me © Meisaan Chan

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Spiritual longing: To be as an insect

Glory to insects: Long, quivering antennae that listen to the slightest folding of air; would that I listen like that to Thee © Meisaan Chan

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Reciprocity

As much as the opening as much as the receiving © Meisaan Chan

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Enlightenment

And then, finally, when it is attained you see you have attained nothing at all © Meisaan Chan

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The dance

I wait upon the Lord to act and then the Lord does and waits for me to act and then I do and wait upon the Lord to act © Meisaan Chan

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“Grisly weather”

he said to her, climbing down the train stairs, shocking me – why would he insult the rain so? A soft mist soaking into the earth: yes Cautious light, internal luminescence: yes Shy, female touch: yes – his footsteps sounded … Continue reading

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