Category Archives: anxiety

Idols: There are so many of them

In the form of bank accountsand statusand imageand safetyand comfortand powerand reassuranceand securityand prosperityand prestigeand honorand reassuranceand schedulesand dramaand controland tranquility: The list of idols goes on forever;it’s a wonder we make it to the altar of the Lord at … Continue reading

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The double remembrance

Yes, there is death, and lots of itbut remember who I am, says the Lord,and what comes next © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the woman and the bag of gold

There once was a woman who discovered a bag of gold and who ran through the streets with it shouting, “This is not gold! This is not gold!” © Meisaan Chan

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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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Wind storm

Maple tree, full crown of dry leavestossed wildly throughout the nightand even when sun comes, the wild tossing doesn’t stop– so weary, so weary! © Meisaan Chan

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A safety prayer

Keep me safe today, O Lordbe the holy barrierall-surrounding © Meisaan Chan

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