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The reward and cost

You can choose eternity or the moment;each has its reward, each has its cost © Meisaan Chan

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Wisdom: Knowing the season

Sometimes death is easier than healingSometimes healing is easier than deathBut careful: It’s not about what is easierbut what is the season © Meisaan Chan

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After failure

When you fail, do not go numb or dissolve!Sit up straight! Learn deepest lessons! Class begins! © Meisaan Chan

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How invested are you in your ruts!

How invested are you in your ruts!Even the toes in your shoes are gripping! © Meisaan Chan

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Holey lessons

You are learning to avoid your holes– not all of them, not yet, but some –and even avoiding these “some” has increased your walk:You are walking faster, farther, with less fatigue © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the woman who worked for good

There once was a woman who worked for good and to stamp out evil, but one day she realized that nothing was pure, and she sat down and cried. She never did anything again. © Meisaan Chan

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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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