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There is calm

There is calmthe more you pray,the more you hear the silence © Meisaan Chan

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You got me through the night

You got me through the nightYou got me to sleep.The nights are not taken for grantedand nor are the days.Step by step through the wildernessone sun, and one moon, one sun againone breath, one small cleansingone small thought of hope … Continue reading

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The importance of roots

How is it that trees can keep their arms open to the ever-changing sky?It is their roots.Their roots allow them to surrender to the unknownRoots allow them to surrender © Meisaan Chan

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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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