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Break this death

My body fears me and I fear my body: Break this death, O Lord © Meissan Chan

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Focus of the body, focus of the mind, focus of the spirit

The spirit is a delicate thing: Without sleep, focus of the spirit is the first to go © Meisaan Chan

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A bathtub prayer

As I ease into the water, soak into me, relieve my tension-holding; let it ebb out so I can hear your voice so I can hear mine so I can breathe in silence, holding onto nothing © Meisaan Chan

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Love/hate gods

I The body is God’s temple yet how often it is hated II The body is God’s temple – but note: It is not God – yet how often it is worshiped © 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 God-calming

Safe, safe, you call to me and gentle I appear; in the darkness you allow me warmth of bed and I stroke you, breath breathing slowly now, lengthening body, calming down yes, yes, I am for you yes © Meisaan … Continue reading

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A different kind of listening

I wish you knew just how often I speak to you through your body; perhaps you’d listen to it more, says the Lord © Meisaan Chan

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