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The role of fear

Fear can be a good guidebut never let it drivefor it will not take you where you truly wish © Meisaan Chan

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Dr. God’s Rx

“Here’s your script,” she says, handing me the paper.On it, one word: TrustI look at her. “That’s it?”She nods. “Fill it and take itas often as needed until symptoms subside.” © Meisaan Chan

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Pacifying anxiety

Fear is strongLove is stronger © Meisaan Chan

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Different ground

Walk on trustdifferent ground © Meisaan Chan

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Why stillness matters

We see the movement of what is faster;when we speed ahead, we do not seeall that moves around us;when we are still, we suddenly seethe slightest bending leafthe slightest bending heartthe breath of the soul © Meisaan Chan

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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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