Category Archives: Poetry

A journeying caution

Most often, the ego is what prevents you from walking or leads you astray,whispering that it is not doing anything at allwhile it is directing your very move –Listen! © Meisaan Chan

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Blessed are the strong who submit

Blessed are the weak who submitbut a thousand times more, the strong who submit,for there are a thousand more obstacles for them,for submission to be a choice © Meisaan Chan

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True worth

Humility knows where to go for true worth.Ego does not © Meisaan Chan

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It is not about who they say you are.

It is not about who they say you are.They do not give true worth © Meisaan Chan

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The return to calm

Endless blue skyabsorbs my worriesreturns calm © Meisaan Chan

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Trees sway like sea anemones

Trees sway like sea anemones in the wind of course trees sing – do you not listen? © Meisaan Chan

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You give me such times of sweetness

You give me such times of sweetness, O Lordeven in the midst of the storm:You bring me to transcendence in the squallby showing me that the storm is a breath on the wind:You bring me to transcendent groundingby bringing me … Continue reading

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Stay alert

Stay alert for humility, says the Lordstay honedor you will stray © Meisaan Chan

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The deeper success

Crying out to the Lord when in failureis the deeper success © Meisaan Chan

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The ideal before-moment (or, Strange rejoicing)

When you are weary, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to fill When you are terrified, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to anchor When you are despairing, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to rescue Strange rejoicingStrange rejoicingStrange rejoicing For world, no senseWith me, full … Continue reading

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