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Strength and fragility

All people carry strength and fragility, which many hold in disproportion: To abjure your strength is to dwell in false smallness. To abjure your weakness is to dwell in delusions of self-God. Both are false. Blessed are they who claim … Continue reading

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Temptations

Temptations come from every corner, pulling you this way and that; if you succumb too many times your feet will veer off the path © Meisaan Chan

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Getting beyond the self

Spend a week contemplating infinity; return to this when God seems small © Meisaan Chan

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Training your thoughts

Well-behaved children do not just happen: if they sit still in chairs and say please and thank you and ask permission – that reflects years of training in all the little moments: for the most important moments are the daily, … Continue reading

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Exercises (3 of 3)

At the end of this day I give thanks for your awesome, constant presence and scour the hours for ways in which I could have loved you more. © Meisaan Chan

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Exercises (2 of 3)

In the middle of this day I pause: and remember what I am and certainly what I am not. © Meisaan Chan

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Exercises (1 of 3)

Before I start this day I shed my clothes: I am nothing and all effort is empty and all dreams are in vain without you. Be with me, then, and give me meaning and purpose – be for me that … Continue reading

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