Category Archives: Parable

Parable of the Four Women and the Emperor

There once were four women who decided to undertake the long journey to see the Emperor. They knew it was going to be a long and arduous task. Before they left, they consulted their council of elders for advice. “Stay … Continue reading

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mysticism, Parable, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, Trauma, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Larger risks

Larger risks require a larger God © Meisaan Chan

Posted in Buddhism, Christianity, healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Parable, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The empty alleluia

The geese are goneDucks, tooThe sky empties of soundexcept the alleluia, which rings out © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Parable, Poetry, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Tree wisdom

Yes, trees adore the sunbut their roots need darkness lest they wither within the hour;not everything should be seen,and what nourishes one part of youuntranslated and untransformed, can hurt another part of youStay alert © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Parable, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Instructions for the spirit

Stay nakedStay aliveI call you to life © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Parable, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Leave a comment

Parable of the countless open doors

There once was a woman who entered a mansion with countless rooms and countless open doors, and each door led into a place of life and fragrance. She walked up and down the endless corridors. Then, overwhelmed, she sat down … Continue reading

Posted in meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Parable, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parable of the two stones and the raven

There once were two stones who were bathed in the love of the Lord. When they were awake and mindful of this love, they were filled with inner stability and strength. When they fell asleep, they forgot this love and … Continue reading

Posted in meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Parable, Poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why God rescues and cares

“Why do you insist on rescuing me so completely?” she asked the Lord“I want to show you what love does,” the Lord replied“Why do you care so much?” she insistedThose were her last words before she was transformed into light, … Continue reading

Posted in meditation, Parable, Poetry, recovery, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parable of the countless open doors

There once was a woman who entered a mansion with countless rooms and countless open doors, and each door led into a place of light and fragrance. She walked up and down the endless corridors. Then, overwhelmed, she sat down … Continue reading

Posted in Buddhism, meditation, Parable, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in meditation, Parable, recovery, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment