Tag Archives: anxiety

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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I want to be with you more than my thoughts

I just want to be with you, O Lordmore than I want to be with my thoughts,for one thought of you brings a torrent of life,but a million thoughts from me:Darkened clouds but not one drop © Meisaan Chan

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Devotion to you

Do not worry, says the LordI never give up on you;if you fear this, imagine infinity, again and again –that is only the start of my devotion to you © Meisaan Chan

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A movement prayer during times of instability

Friends, Here is a movement prayer that has kept me grounded during tumultuous times. Feel free to slow it down however much you need, taking your time to really feel that mind/body/spirit fusion in each line and movement. If you … Continue reading

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You are not alone in living your life

You are not alone in living your life, says the Lord: When you live this, anxiety will decrease, when you live trusting that I am your partner, your helper, and that I so very willingly rescue © Meisaan Chan

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Momentary fear vs. constant fear

Momentary fear points me to God constant fear points me away from God and embeds me into self © Meisaan Chan

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Anxiety can hit like a squall

Anxiety can hit like a squallSunny – Devastation – Sunny but the wreckage remains © Meisaan Chan

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On listening

Your fearis the wrong voice © Meisaan Chan

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