Tag Archives: wisdom

You orient me

You orient mecompass spinslands on north © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the woman and the rut

There once was a woman who walked a dirt, circular path, and she walked it so many times that the path became a rut. After many months and years, she wanted to leave the rut, but each step she took … Continue reading

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Wisdom of the trees

Patiencehave patienceas trees know the liminal between the winter and the spring:Still naked, buds not yet revealed –a long way from thereyet a long way to go © Meisaan Chan

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Not all the eggs hatched: Duck Spirituality

INot all the eggs hatched.There were two left in the nest.Eggshell fragments were cracked open everywhere on the groundexcept for the two.All the ducks were gone and these two eggs, cold –so much love and effort and no hatching!Not everything … Continue reading

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Pandemics and imperfection

How much more do I desire perfection in a pandemic!The pendulum swings to extremesand I, unseeing, am not aware that this need for perfectionsimply pushes it harder © Meisaan Chan

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Wisdom of the duck

Mama duck has stopped her life to sit on nestthrough windstorms, snowstorms, boredom –her quiet presence knowsthat a different presence will comethat a different need will emergeshe will need to change again © Meisaan Chan

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Wisdom of baby birds

Baby birds blindmouths gaping opentrusting the source © Meisaan Chan

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Hole inefficiency

It is inefficient to fall into holesand even more inefficient to fall into holes you have fallen into before © Meisaan Chan

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My path has no auto-renewal button

At every crossroad you must decide to choose;there is no crossroad where your previous choice will choose the next © Meisaan Chan

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Wisdom’s knowledge

Wisdom comes in knowing that what you know is but one facet,and that even deeper knowledge is still but one facet © Meisaan Chan

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