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For those who long for balance

Balance is often not simply givenBalance is the work of workIf you wait for balance to beam down from above,you could be waiting for a long time;If you work for balance, sacrifice for it,you will find it sooner © Meisaan … Continue reading

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When in a place of overwhelm

I bring you back to remembrance: I am without, surrounding youI am within, emanating from youI am penetrating, saturating you Feel this ReturnI bring you back © Meisaan Chan

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Prayer of recognition

Heal me, O LordHeal my fear of myselfSave me, O LordSave me from myself © Meisaan Chan

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It’s Easter morning in a pandemic – or – Tethers

It’s Easter morning in a pandemic and the morning is very dark. Heavy clouds layer the sky. A cold wind blows. This is right. The earth still refuses to abide by human calendars. The earth is not happy and bright … Continue reading

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Submit your fear

Submit your fear, says the LordDo not hang onto it –what purpose will that serve?How will that save you?Have the courage to let it go, to place it at the altarGreat sacrificeBe free © Meisaan Chan

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Changing your eyes

The choice to be gratefulis the choice to change your eyes © Meisaan Chan

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The scream for existential help is the scream for transcendence

The more I screamed to Godthe more God rescued;the more I lostthe more God revealed its face It is not easy to scream for existential helpbut it is the scream for transcendencethat God makes a path where there is none … Continue reading

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Were it not for the torment of the night

Were it not for the torment of the nightI would not have thrown myself upon the Lordover and over and overand found that promise of salvation to be trueO blessed torment!Oh blessed night! © Meisaan Chan

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The Camino and coronavirus quarantine: Not unsimilar

I left my windows open last nightand was struck that cool Camino air had crawled into my living room as I slept:Yes, you are on a journey, you whisperwithout leaving your houseyou will hike up hills and mountainsyou will be … Continue reading

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Nothing surpasses me: A video meditation

I am the Lord, says the Lordnothing surpasses menot even your fearnot even your dead ends © Meisaan Chan

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