Category Archives: Recovery and healing

Focus and wisdom

Focus on the voice of Godand all wisdom will followFocus on any other voiceand be lost © Meisaan Chan

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The purpose of strength and healing

I do not make you strong and anchoredso you can feel superior;I make you strong and anchoredso you can serve I do not heal youso you can feel self-righteous;I heal youso you can serve © Meisaan Chan

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The formless sanctuary

How I have longed to be with you in precisely this way!I return to eternitysloughing off the shackles of timeand stepping into the formless sanctuary © Meisaan Chan

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The purpose of your life

To study the mechanics of the bodyis to know how you are here;to claim the purpose of your lifeis to claim why you are here © Meisaan Chan

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Delicious prayer

Take your time and savor itthe garlic, the tomatoesthe surrender, the delight,the blend of blessingsthe surprise of the next bite © Meisaan Chan

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Relinquishing the self

When I gave my life to youI gave up my control over who I am, who I will be:Self-determination for God-determinationand lo, nothing was the same © Meisaan Chan

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I am your heart

I am not on top of your heart, says the Lord,or beside your heart, says the Lord,or even in your heart, says the Lord –I am not prepositional: “in”, “beside”, “near to”Listen to me – I am:I am the core … Continue reading

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Trust me more

Not just higher;trust me deeperand broaderand innerNot just your eyes;trust me with your smelland tasteand sensing;fill your senses until trust consumes them allfill your space planes until I am everywhere © Meisaan Chan

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A caution about others’ jealousy

Tend to them with compassion– for what holes they have! What holes! –and keep watch that you do not yourself fall in © Meisaan Chan

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Companions

All the earth needs a companion:the horizon to the skythe trees to the windthe hawk to the cliffthe bee to the flowerme to you:sacredness © Meisaan Chan

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