Category Archives: Scripture riff

Intimate longing

The leaves rustle against each other like gentle rainas the trees know what we do not:earth and sky long for each other, intimately © Meisaan Chan

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Exposure

The longer the exposurethe deeper in it goesboth life-giving and death-givingstay alert © Meisaan Chan

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Spirituality of the spiral

When life sends you around againlook for the deeper;do not go around in a circlego in a spiral © Meisaan Chan

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Even goodness needs to be adapted to

Even goodness needs to be adapted to,when you are used to squalorwhen the patterns of refuse have set in so deepthat you are simply used to throwing yourself away;Even goodness needs to be adapted totake your timestay gentle © Meisaan … Continue reading

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How to safely peer into the chaos

Use my vision alone to peer into the chaos, says the Lord;use my sight alone to seefor love neither looks awaynor dissolves into despairbut knows there is always something greater;as it gazes, it knows the end © Meisaan Chan

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You orient me

You orient mecompass spinslands on north © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the woman and the rut

There once was a woman who walked a dirt, circular path, and she walked it so many times that the path became a rut. After many months and years, she wanted to leave the rut, but each step she took … Continue reading

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The things that determine everything

Where do you place your surrender?Where do you place your fear?To what do you give your power?That will determine everything © Meisaan Chan

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The most profound prayer

The most profound prayerisn’t eloquentit is naked © Meisaan Chan

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When in hardship, remember your tools

Remember your tools, says the Lordhard-earned, well-keptBring them out again Dusty tools in back of shedstill work; shine them upand use © Meisaan Chan

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