Category Archives: Scripture riff

Compassion withers when it is retained

Compassion withers when it is retained and flowers when passed along – and for those who do not deserve it, compassion bursts into a million blooms © Meisaan Chan

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I want you to claim me, says the Lord

I want you to claim me, says the Lord – no more whispering or mutedness, for healing comes in truth © Meisaan Chan

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The resting prayer

You bring me back to my joy, O Lord resting in you, letting my mind wander while being held in your arms letting you finger the curls of my hair letting you tenderly kiss the nape of my neck, your … Continue reading

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Jumping naked

If the lesson is from me, says the Lord, jump into it naked hold nothing back © Meisaan Chan

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The prayer of the pipe

My power is in my emptiness My humility is in my emptiness May I empty onto empty, O Lord © Meisaan Chan

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A common double error

A common double error is to worship your path and to continue along its semblance even when it’s swerved © Meisaan Chan

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Shadow of God

When light fails you, try darkness; darkness is safe if it is my shadow you are yet close © Meisaan Chan

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