Tag Archives: wisdom

Safety reminder: Power, age, and position

Age and position do not confer wisdom.Power does not confer right view or right action.You will unnecessarily suffer if you expect these things.What is supposed to happen often does not.Ignorance takes many forms.Weakness takes many forms.Everyone has their shadow:Even themEven … Continue reading

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The takers

Your mere existence takes resources, says the earth,and then you continue to takeand take and take and take and take –and then you pray for yet more things! –when really, you ought to be praying for your conversion © Meisaan … Continue reading

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The role of fear

Fear can be a good guidebut never let it drivefor it will not take you where you truly wish © Meisaan Chan

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Spiritual homework, an overview

When you agree to go deeperExpect things to breakExpect the falling apartYour homework © Meisaan Chan

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Focus and wisdom

Focus on the voice of Godand all wisdom will followFocus on any other voiceand be lost © Meisaan Chan

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On the beaten trail

The wise know when maps are necessaryand when they mislead © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the two women pierced with holes

There once were two women, one whose body was flawless and beautiful, and the second whose body used to be pierced through with holes but by her arduous prayers and healing sacrifices, now her body was covered with scars. Both … Continue reading

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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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