Category Archives: Scripture riff

Parable of the lonely woman

Once, God appeared to a woman. “I am the Lord,” God said. “You aren’t the Lord,” the woman replied. “I would recognize the Lord on sight.” God appeared to a second woman. “I am the Lord,” God said. “Not true,” … Continue reading

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A cry for help in the wilderness

Help me, O Lord, barricades in every direction; the path has crumbled behind me the path has crumbled before me and to my sides the land burns: Help me, oh God, I cry © Meisaan Chan

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When in hardship

When in hardship, so often you want to become even harder than the hardship when the path is asking you to break open © Meisaan Chan

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The anchor

In your deepest prayer, there am I! In your weakest prayer, there am I! In no prayer, there am I! Do not anchor to the prayer, but to me © Meisaan Chan

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The slow return to strength

Putting down the fury and the self-righteousness and the vengeance and the victimhood, putting the cool compress of compassion to my forehead, that I do not grow yet weaker © Meisaan Chan

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Rage is a drug

Rage is a drug feels eternal kills me © Meisaan Chan

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Security

Insecure your world is no more: So do not run to the world, run to me © Meisaan Chan

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