Tag Archives: addiction

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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Addiction

Only God, cries my soul:Stop giving me everything else – © Meisaan Chan

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The slowness of awareness

How much quicker it would be to run through my life numb! How much time it takes to be alive! © Meisaan Chan

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When you desire that one thing

When you desire that one thing all other desires are subordinate. This could be the death of you. This could be the life of you. © Meisaan Chan

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The unconscious death-paths

Rescue me, O Lord when I travel along my death-paths; I don’t know how I got here again, but I need you to get me out © Meisaan Chan

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The eating prayer

Stopping at sated, the bite before full: Letting you, O Lord, fill to true completion © Meisaan Chan

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In all hunger, there is me

In all hunger, there is me: Follow my path and ask yourself what you truly are hungering for © Meisaan Chan

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When hunger is one of the most important holies

You know you are starving and you know that God is food and is precisely in that next feared step: Take it! Follow the food! You are skin and bones! © Meisaan Chan

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The plea

Grief brutal and raw O help me, God © Meisaan Chan

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The undiscerning moment

Without food or touch the spirit falls to sleep, hibernating until more favorable conditions appear – if these don’t come, the spirit can sleep forever but the slightest scent arouses voracious hunger; this is the most precarious time, for it … Continue reading

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