Category Archives: PTSD

The reward and cost

You can choose eternity or the moment;each has its reward, each has its cost © Meisaan Chan

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Through the eye of a needle

Those who refuse to changecannot follow me © Meisaan Chan

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Wisdom: Knowing the season

Sometimes death is easier than healingSometimes healing is easier than deathBut careful: It’s not about what is easierbut what is the season © Meisaan Chan

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Different ground

Walk on trustdifferent ground © Meisaan Chan

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Because sometimes the night is eternal

Do not fight the dark– it is what it is –let your eyes adjust and stretch out your armsfor I do not need light to be seen © Meisaan Chan

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Keep it moving

This is your new life, says the Lordso don’t wait for the old one to return;I’m making improvements © Meisaan Chan

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Setting the control (in scientific terms)

Treating an enemy with compassionhighlights where the problem lies © Meisaan Chan

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In training

Sometimes you need to call outand call outand call outnot because God isn’t listeningbut because it is an exercise in tenacitythe next needed skill © Meisaan Chan

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The fear paradox

It is certain that fear is limitless, says the Lordyet it finds its end in me © Meisaan Chan

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5 Calming Meditation-Mantras for Anxious Times

A deep happiness! This is my first published spirituality article: “5 Calming Meditation-Mantras for Anxious Times,” by Meisaan Chan. The article integrates simple relaxation meditations with body somatics (what I call “embodied meditations”), which has been an increasingly critical tool … Continue reading

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