Category Archives: Food addiction

The holiness of disturbance

If God never disturbs you, you are not following the right God © Meisaan Chan

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For you, for them

It is an act of compassion to let someone be who they are –the struggle to change someone can be violent © Meisaan Chan

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The dedication

“I want you to own me,” I say to God.“I do not own anyone or anything,” God says to me.“Then what do I do?” I asked.“Be a dedication,” God says. © Meisaan Chan

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The teacher

Sometimes I save you from your foolishness, says the Lord;sometimes I let it be your teacher © Meisaan Chan

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The holiness of holes

Healthy soil has holes –that’s how the air and rain and seeds sink in;solid soil holds little life © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the woman with glass shards

There once was a woman whose beloved vase fell and shattered. She gathered up the broken glass shards and clung to them, and her hands got cut and bled. Many people advised her to put down the shards, and every … Continue reading

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The gift of raw materials

My job is to give you the raw materialsbut it is up to you to decide what to do with them © Meisaan Chan

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