Category Archives: meditation

God and rage

Rage fills earsHear no GodRage inside now Rage inside youGod’s voice inVoice rings like bell Filled with GodStill use rageNot used by rage © Meisaan Chan

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Only when you ask

I do not direct your life, says the Lord – you do.I follow.Until that moment you ask me to lead – then I do.Then you follow.But I lead only when you ask. © Meisaan Chan

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Your next step

You are whole, says the Lordbut you haven’t claimed it yet –this is your next stepthis is your next healing © Meisaan Chan

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When I am your only food

When I am your only food, says the Lord,Let them leave you!When I am your only food,let them adore you!Both are equal: You are fed When you feed on them:Desperation © Meisaan Chan

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Mary before the angel

All souls need preparation –(even Jesus needed 30 years)while she, a child!(her whole life a mere 13, perhaps)How did she prepareto be annihilated by yes? © Meisaan Chan

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Peace and stumbling

Peace be with you, you say:Stumbling on the pathmeans that you are on the path © Meisaan Chan

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A caution on praise and criticism

Praise is more dangerous than criticismbut we can latch onto both Praise and criticism evaluate what we do,while we often allow them to evaluatewho we are © Meisaan Chan

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The power of response

The more you can master your emotions,which requires self-discipline and vigilancethe more you will respond to life, not react © Meisaan Chan

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Sacred oil

Rededicate my every drop to youfor right now I am splattered © Meisaan Chan

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Litmus test, yet again

When you find wholeness in meyou can love another with surrender, with courage,for you do not look to the other to be filled If you love with panicyou are depending on them to fill your holes © Meisaan Chan

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