Tag Archives: church

“The tallest point in town”

Birds sitting on church steeple – how easy it is to get higher than humans’ conception of God © Meisaan Chan

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Sanctuaries within sanctuaries

The tiny church nestled in mountains and drenched in falling light sanctuaries within sanctuaries © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)  

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Church angel

I leave the pew and get in line for that little wafer that I don’t understand in a community I don’t frequent: I am a stranger in this semi-foreign land and in the other line of people a little girl … Continue reading

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The church-goers

To be in the institution but not of the institution: that is the challenge © Meisaan Chan

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Filling the space

Gold-gleaming church, silent and empty, rays of light making love to stained glass, ecstasy filling the space to overflowing © Meisaan Chan

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Blessed are the followers

who know that church is not a social club or a place to preen and be honored, but that it is a place of discomfort, to die and die and die, and then these people do © Meisaan Chan

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