Tag Archives: silence

The sound of listening: In the zone

God listens to me I listen to God Blessed sound of listening © Meisaan Chan

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The beginning of the silent retreat

With resounding sound you welcome me home, a choir of angels breathe and release sweet rejoicing © Meisaan Chan

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Silence, says the soul –

Silence, says the soul: stop the noise stop the stopping until all is stopped © Meisaan Chan

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The beginning

Adventures can begin with an explosion but sometimes the first unrecognized steps can begin in silence © Meisaan Chan

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Internal stillness

Not even the sound of water: shafts of light frozen in the sky © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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The Fatigue Prayer

Tiredness crawls beneath my eyelids tightens my jaw: O Lord, be with me now © Meisaan Chan

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In the midst of rush

In the midst of rush, suddenly the rush stops rushing and I need to decide if I’ll still rush just because there is nothing to stop me or if I will accept the gift © Meisaan Chan

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