Tag Archives: coronavirus

What the birds know

The rain slows, then stopsbirds start singingworld wet, needs music Clouds thick, then thinthen finally break. No matter:Birds do not need sun to sing © Meisaan Chan

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How to safely peer into the chaos

Use my vision alone to peer into the chaos, says the Lord;use my sight alone to seefor love neither looks awaynor dissolves into despairbut knows there is always something greater;as it gazes, it knows the end © Meisaan Chan

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Order in the chaos: Your clarity is love

Your clarity is love, says the LordLove will protect you from despairLove will protect you from overwhelmLove will protect you from blindnessLove will protect you from crumblingLove will protect you from confusionLove will protect you from hateLove will protect you … Continue reading

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The things that determine everything

Where do you place your surrender?Where do you place your fear?To what do you give your power?That will determine everything © Meisaan Chan

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When in hardship, remember your tools

Remember your tools, says the Lordhard-earned, well-keptBring them out again Dusty tools in back of shedstill work; shine them upand use © Meisaan Chan

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The not-really-wilderness

I’m in the wilderness, I say to the LordNot really, the Lord says to meHow is this not so, I ask. There is no path, no one else, no markers, no mapYou are walking upon my heart, the Lord says … Continue reading

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Not all the eggs hatched: Duck Spirituality

INot all the eggs hatched.There were two left in the nest.Eggshell fragments were cracked open everywhere on the groundexcept for the two.All the ducks were gone and these two eggs, cold –so much love and effort and no hatching!Not everything … Continue reading

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The wisdom of strawberries

The strawberries are tart and hard,but it is April in a pandemicso all is welcome to its extent.Just as I find sleep to be elusive,my mind distracted and inefficientbut it is April in a pandemicso all is welcome to its … Continue reading

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In the unknown

You need obedience more than you need a plan, says the Lord;one can accept the unknownthe other not © Meisaan Chan

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Wisdom of the duck

Mama duck has stopped her life to sit on nestthrough windstorms, snowstorms, boredom –her quiet presence knowsthat a different presence will comethat a different need will emergeshe will need to change again © Meisaan Chan

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