Tag Archives: transcendence

Praising at the edge, II

The drop off is behind youand to both sidesPraise, now, praiseand when the drop off is also before youPraise, now, praiseand when you cannot take a stepPraise, now, praiseand when you cannot breathePraise, now, praiseand in your dissolutionPraise, now, praise … Continue reading

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Tender washing over me

Tender washing over meall the ways that you aboundall the ways that you washendless sea © Meisaan Chan

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How compassion protects you – or the nature of the human heart

When you are filled to the brim with compassionyou cannot ingest their poisonfor there is no room left The moment you decide to ingest some of their poisonsome compassion will come outfor there is no room left © Meisaan Chan

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Mandala and loss

Mandala, wiped awayfulfilling the promise of lossand the life after it © Meisaan Chan

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This love is not afraid of death

It is right that this pen I’m writing with is running low.Death and lack.The emptying and the return.It is right to strip away the façade and see what’s left.What is left?The answer depends on what you’ve chosen to believe,what you’ve … Continue reading

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Another reason to leave space in your soul

Joy expands to fit the size of its container © Meisaan Chan

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Alleluia for busy days

Alleluia for busy days for ways in which I contribute to beauty © Meisaan Chan

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Even if I am filled with disease, will you please still touch me?

Please, Lord: Even if I am filled with disease, will you please still touch me? I will touch you until you are healed disease cannot repel me I have frenzied love for you © Meisaan Chan

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Silence, says the soul –

Silence, says the soul: stop the noise stop the stopping until all is stopped © Meisaan Chan

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Meditation – what happens

When you focus on me an inner doorway opens © Meisaan Chan

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