Tag Archives: Spiritual search

The power of response

The more you can master your emotions,which requires self-discipline and vigilancethe more you will respond to life, not react © Meisaan Chan

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Strange rejoicing

When you are weary, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to fill When you are terrified, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to anchor When you are despairing, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to rescue Strange rejoicingStrange rejoicingStrange rejoicing For world, no senseWith me, full … Continue reading

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Why God rescues and cares

“Why do you insist on rescuing me so completely?” she asked the Lord“I want to show you what love does,” the Lord replied“Why do you care so much?” she insistedThose were her last words before she was transformed into light, … Continue reading

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Phoenix path

How often those on the path of ash give up and despair –so they never find that they are also on the path of rising © Meisaan Chan

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Deepest foundation

Even your deepest foundationrests on something else © Meisaan Chan

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My ardor for you

I crave you in allas a lover craves the taste of the beloved © Meisaan Chan

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Embodied reminders of infinity

I used to despise the action of praying hands,fingers stretched heavenward, the image of thin and fake piety, of thoughtlessness.I used to refuse to do it.Then Spirit showed me how to reclaim it.Now, I feel the base of my thumbs … Continue reading

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Path of transformations

Do not think that you need to be transformed only once:The path demands your countless transformations © Meisaan Chan

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Frenzy and full attention

Every day, I take care of you.Frenzy not.Full attention.Frenzy: Numb to opening doors.Full attention: Always senses © Meisaan Chan

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The uprooting

The early weeds of conquering, domination, and slaughter – pull them up!Let not their roots growit much harder to pull them up later © Meisaan Chan

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