Category Archives: Poetry

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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Deep lesson of the trees

Just in case we forget, they remind us every autumn:The path of surrender is the path of beautythat is when you glow through We remember this truth and then we forgetand so, graciously, in twelve months they remind us again … Continue reading

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