Category Archives: Spiritual strengthening exercises

Rubble all around

Rubble all aroundkingdoms fallennow see me © Meisaan Chan

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Fair-weather

Throw God away if God does not rescue you in the storm;if God accompanies you only in the good timesthat is the definition of the very bad friend © Meisaan Chan

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On codependency

The only opinion you need to care about is mine.From all others: Be freebe free © Meisaan Chan

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Taking it to the next levels

Doing it for yourself Doing it because it is good and right and healthy Doing it for me © Meisaan Chan

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The prerequisite before transformation

Open your ways unto me, says the Lord;remove all barricadesand tanksand bombs;I will turn your war paths into peace pathsand your heart from steel into fleshand your spirit from vapor back into spirit;open your ways unto me, says the Lord … Continue reading

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Idols: There are so many of them

In the form of bank accountsand statusand imageand safetyand comfortand powerand reassuranceand securityand prosperityand prestigeand honorand reassuranceand schedulesand dramaand controland tranquility: The list of idols goes on forever;it’s a wonder we make it to the altar of the Lord at … Continue reading

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The double remembrance

Yes, there is death, and lots of itbut remember who I am, says the Lord,and what comes next © Meisaan Chan

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Keeping nimble

Stretch, stretch –I will give you countless occasionsto stretch your compassion © Meisaan Chan

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Not content for the sides

Reorient me so I aim for the heart of the funnel:I could go along the sides and still swirl my long way there,or I could plunge in and down, direct © Meisaan Chan

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Wind storm

Maple tree, full crown of dry leavestossed wildly throughout the nightand even when sun comes, the wild tossing doesn’t stop– so weary, so weary! © Meisaan Chan

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