Tag Archives: spiritual exercises

What will lead you

For at this moment, you know in your essence that you are not alonethe essence of you returns to the essence of mereturns to the essence of everywherereturns to omnipresenceyou are saturated with presence, dear onereturn to truthyour anxiety will … Continue reading

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The spirituality of weeding

No gardener has ever said, “I weeded really well today, so now they’re gone forever.” © Meisaan Chan

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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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A place to start

Start with your current thought. It does not have to stay but it will try to return so be vigilant: accept only friends © Meisaan Chan

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