Tag Archives: soul

Middle of wilderness

The journey takes us to heaven where ten thousand lakes lie where pines stand tall and birch trees lean gently where rain soaks in deep where everything is at a soul-level: The ducks swimming, the squirrels darting, the air suspended … Continue reading

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The emergence of the soul

Silence draws the soul to sit on the outside © Meisaan Chan

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Shape-shifting soul

Some people compress it Some let it expand; Some people accept it just as it is Some only after distorting every possible bit © Meisaan Chan

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Nature of the soul

The soul is limestone, porous and becomes saturated with whatever you give it © Meisaan Chan

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Slowly, you challenge me to rise above

Slowly, you challenge me to rise above slowly, my soul sloughs off the weight and indeed, I rise © Meisaan Chan

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The soul is like a womb

The soul is like a womb: it’s job is to hold © Meisaan Chan

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Another reason to leave space in your soul

Joy expands to fit the size of its container © Meisaan Chan

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Why the container is so important

A thimble-soul holds a symbol of God A cavern-soul holds a cavern of God A universe-soul holds a universe of God – and of course, there’s always more © Meisaan Chan

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The afternoon nap

My soul just splashed water on its face put on new clothes freshened up © Meisaan Chan

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The importance of tending

Fear can be the muck of fertile soil but if left untended, it will just be muck © Meisaan Chan

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