Tag Archives: abandon

Parable of the rescuer

There once were four women in deep despair, as they had lost everything they loved from a menacing world. The first woman said, “All is lost. Nothing is left. There is nowhere to go from here.” And she perished. The … Continue reading

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Radically different lessons

The world: Closed is stronger than open God: Open is stronger than closed © Meisaan Chan

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Walk the earth naked

Walk the earth nakedplunge your face into the meat of lifeno time for delicaciesno timeno time © Meisaan Chan

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How the Spirit settles, II

Emptying yourself outis the greatest invitation for Spiritfor nothing takes more space than the self © Meisaan Chan

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Loving when you don’t want to love

Loving when you don’t want to love is the work of heroes © Meisaan Chan

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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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Sacrifices

The fear of loss and the fear of helplessness must be shed to continue the journey © Meisaan Chan

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I return again to you, O God

I return again to you, O God you, who knows how to soothe and do, every moment I allow © Meisaan Chan

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With perfect timing you carry me home

With perfect timing you carry me home; how long will it take before I learn that you come at the precise moment of need; there’s no hoarding or stockpiling, which comes from fear of lack – lack, which eternity can … Continue reading

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“Trust me,” God says.

“Trust me,” God says. Why so hard? Hands slowly open, sweating © Meisaan Chan  

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