Tag Archives: spirituality

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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Even goodness needs to be adapted to

Even goodness needs to be adapted to,when you are used to squalorwhen the patterns of refuse have set in so deepthat you are simply used to throwing yourself away;Even goodness needs to be adapted totake your timestay gentle © Meisaan … Continue reading

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The most profound prayer

The most profound prayerisn’t eloquentit is naked © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the two women and the broken vase

The kingdom of God is like two women who each broke a precious vase. The first woman swept up the shards and threw them away. The second woman wept, then carefully glued the vase back together. It could no longer … Continue reading

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To feel human

This morning, after my prayer time, I put on a necklace.I was surprised at how good it feltso I selected a bracelet and put that on, too.Then a couple rings.Nothing extravagant, just something normalin an age where nothing isand in … Continue reading

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My job, God’s job

My job is to empty.God’s job is to fill. © Meisaan Chan

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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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Let your body pray, says the Lord

Let your body pray, says the Lord let your body talk to me I do not want prayers simply from your mouth © Meisaan Chan

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