Category Archives: anxiety

Plan K

God often works through Plan B and even more often works through plan K © Meisaan Chan

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When the door will open

To knock on the door first requires dying to your no and turning into my yes and as my yes begets my yes the door will open © Meisaan Chan

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The authority

So much of the burden lies in which voice to listen to © Meisaan Chan

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Suitcases

Put down your longings, says the Lordunpack them, let me see them allfor they must first be loved © Meisaan Chan

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A song lifts within me

A song lifts within mea stirring of greenness budding pushing, then unfolding, lifting to the light: A song lifts within me © Meisaan Chan

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The prayer of thwarted desires

Interrupted monastery night:First, teens on street wake me up three timesbut worse, my bed,poor and neglected – good for monks but not for funky backsI move to couch, not great but better, at least so I could complete the night.Ah, … Continue reading

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I can take your seething rage

I can take your seething rage, says the Lord, it will not hurt me; and when you’re empty, in its place I will begin to heal © Meisaan Chan

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