Category Archives: contemplation

The fundamental difference when I give my life to God

I used to forge my pathnow I follow it © Meisaan Chan

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Keeping nimble

Stretch, stretch –I will give you countless occasionsto stretch your compassion © Meisaan Chan

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In the crisis

In the crisis, breathefor all solutions begin with breath In the storm, graspfor that is the purpose of preparation © Meisaan Chan

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The next step

Look to me for confirmationand open your soul and the senses within;be ready for the million ways I speak 8/9/2020

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Because you first need free hands

To take up my peace,put down your plans © Meisaan Chan

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God and the institution

She closes countless doorsbut I open stained-glass windows © Meisaan Chan

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To the artist

Before you paint the likeness of God, pray, yes, pray;that God may show you the pattern of the fingerprint © Meisaan Chan

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Not content for the sides

Reorient me so I aim for the heart of the funnel:I could go along the sides and still swirl my long way there,or I could plunge in and down, direct © Meisaan Chan

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The translators

Blessed are they who translate loveand speak so others may hear © Meisaan Chan

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Wind storm

Maple tree, full crown of dry leavestossed wildly throughout the nightand even when sun comes, the wild tossing doesn’t stop– so weary, so weary! © Meisaan Chan

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