Tag Archives: suffering

Parable of the woman who believed all was One

There once was a woman who believed that everything was One and so she stopped caring about suffering or injustice or the desecration of the earth. Instead, she sat on her meditation cushion and listened to the screams coming in … Continue reading

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When in hardship

When in hardship, so often you want to become even harder than the hardship when the path is asking you to break open © Meisaan Chan

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Things that God cannot resist:

anguish the desire for wisdom the desire for compassion © Meisaan Chan

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Raw materials

You know what to do with suffering – nothing is stronger for creating praise © Meisaan Chan

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Another case for resilience

Suffering propels growth more than comfort; failure teaches more than success © Meisaan Chan

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The helper

I tried to carry your burden and I fell, crushed I gave your burden to God and all is held © Meisaan Chan

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The path of emptiness

Let go of suffering – what are you to do with it? Let go of joy – what are you to do with it? For you will not lose what you think you will lose and you will not gain … Continue reading

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