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Spiritual surrender

SurrenderI cannot make happensand through fingers: Grasp harder, lose faster © Meisaan Chan

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The soul’s immutable worth

You work so hard to validate your worthor measure it or defend it –Step out of the cycle of lies!Stop protecting something indestructible!Be free! © Meisaan Chan

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The next step

Look to me for confirmationand open your soul and the senses within;be ready for the million ways I speak 8/9/2020

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Put aside your plans

Put aside your plansfor the Lord is on the move © Meisaan Chan

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5 Calming Meditation-Mantras for Anxious Times

A deep happiness! This is my first published spirituality article: “5 Calming Meditation-Mantras for Anxious Times,” by Meisaan Chan. The article integrates simple relaxation meditations with body somatics (what I call “embodied meditations”), which has been an increasingly critical tool … Continue reading

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The resting place of tranquil repose

The chaos pushes deep and broadbut I am deeper and broader, says the Lord;to find the resting place of tranquil reposego to the deepergo to the broader © Meisaan Chan

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Use your tools but do not worship them

Use your tools but do not worship themworship God alone Use religion but do not worship itworship God alone © Meisaan Chan

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Time check

Protect your timeno invisible leaks Distractions can bring you closeror drive you awaystay alert Rituals can bring you closeror mask the slow leaksstay alert © Meisaan Chan

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What the birds know

The rain slows, then stopsbirds start singingworld wet, needs music Clouds thick, then thinthen finally break. No matter:Birds do not need sun to sing © Meisaan Chan

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Spirituality of the spiral

When life sends you around againlook for the deeper;do not go around in a circlego in a spiral © Meisaan Chan

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