Category Archives: compassion

The Independent One

Do not measure me by the hope you have, says the Lord, for that can disappear at any time; I am independent of your hope Do not measure me by the faith you have, for that, too, waxes and wanes; … Continue reading

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Good leaders walk with pain

Good leaders walk with pain – not in front of them, for pain is blind not behind them, for pain can lag behind but beside them, where pain reminds © Meisaan Chan

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When loved ones disappoint

When loved ones disappoint remind me that love doesn’t keep score © Meisaan Chan

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When following the leader

Gentle, gentle am I with you, says the Lord; gentle, gentle are you with you © Meisaan Chan

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Prayer is

Prayer is the intentional reaching © Meisaan Chan

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Overturning compassion

Does compassion always soothe? No. Sometimes it overturns. © Meisaan Chan

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Needing you

The door appears: Starving, I step through meeting you © Meisaan Chan  

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