Tag Archives: courage

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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The zipline to the heart of God

Having the courage to be vulnerableis a zipline to the heart of God © Meisaan Chan

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Stay focused

If it is my loss, all is lostif it is God’s loss, all is gained; If it is my triumph, all is lostif it is God’s triumph, all is gained; To go from mine to God’s or God’s to mine,this … Continue reading

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Hardship means

God doesn’t necessarily take hardship away,but turns it into a means, not the end © Meisaan Chan

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When you cry to me, I come to you

When you cry to me, I come to you: I come to you through front doors I come to you through back doors I come to you through windows I come to you through cracks I come to you through … Continue reading

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Role models

Little ball of gnats lifting past the second story window So tiny! So much risk! © Meisaan Chan

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On the road to me

It takes courage to pursue yourself and even more courage to let the self go: Both are needed on the road to me © Meisaan Chan

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The meaning of new

New means growth I am with you Take my courage Leap © Meisaan Chan

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“I’m very sorry, but I need to go”

Maintaining my equilibrium Meeting my needs Loving myself Being a samurai © Meisaan Chan

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The way of “yes”

Leads to places far from the way of “no” – Do not be surprised if you do not recognize where you are © Meisaan Chan

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