Category Archives: spirituality

The one thought

Just one thought can save;pursue that thought © Meisaan Chan

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Because you first need free hands

To take up my peace,put down your plans © Meisaan Chan

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To the artist

Before you paint the likeness of God, pray, yes, pray;that God may show you the pattern of the fingerprint © 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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The translators

Blessed are they who translate loveand speak so others may hear © 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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Deep lesson of the trees

Just in case we forget, they remind us every autumn:The path of surrender is the path of beautythat is when you glow through We remember this truth and then we forgetand so, graciously, in twelve months they remind us again … Continue reading

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A safety prayer

Keep me safe today, O Lordbe the holy barrierall-surrounding © Meisaan Chan

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To fight evil with evil

is to lose © Meisaan Chan

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The purpose of strength and healing

I do not make you strong and anchoredso you can feel superior;I make you strong and anchoredso you can serve I do not heal youso you can feel self-righteous;I heal youso you can serve © Meisaan Chan

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