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The first drop

Sky darkensthe world waits for rain Seeds, deeply dormantbegin to dream Thunder rumblesearth tenderly listens Then, when all is ready:The first drop © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the Four Women and the Emperor

There once were four women who decided to undertake the long journey to see the Emperor. They knew it was going to be a long and arduous task. Before they left, they consulted their council of elders for advice. “Stay … Continue reading

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The return

I am insatiable for youyou are insatiable for methe return © Meisaan Chan

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The spiritual wisdom of weak coffee

Weak coffeehints at what it could bebut isn’t Don’t live your life being weak coffee!Hold nothing back! © Meisaan Chan

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In the face of threat

When besiegedBreathe me inInfinity always prevails © Meisaan Chan

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When the weight of my heart is so heavy

When the weight of my heart is so heavythat not even seven cranes can liftI turn my head to you, eyes achingand let you start the slow drain into emptinessmurmuring that then you will begin the fill © Meisaan Chan

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The human consolation, II

The tree is full of emptinessher arms outstretched and holding it,and of course, the emptiness overflows her arms –That is how it is, I comfort herThat is how it is © Meisaan Chan

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The human consolation, I

The maple tree is nakedalmosther last leaves, now browncling tenaciously, a handful on each branch –both a handful of brownand a handful of tenaciousness.I understand, I whisper to themletting go is hard © Meisaan Chan

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The roadmap

I want the roadmap, I tell the Lord.I am the roadmap, the Lord says to me © Meisaan Chan

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Obedience is

Obedience isresting when I tell you to rest © Meisaan Chan

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