Tag Archives: death

But first, we must have the courage to die

How well we make our misery! How ardently you try to teach us new ways! © Meisaan Chan

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The companion, II

“Please, let me be with you,” I say. “The path includes suffering,” God says. “Then let me suffer with you,” I say. “The path includes loss,” God says. “Then let me be empty with you,” I say. “The path includes … Continue reading

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Just to be with you

Sometimes I need to risk to be with you sometimes I need to lose to be with you sometimes I need to die to be with you and all is well all is well all is well just to be … Continue reading

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Understandable refusal

Those who reject death are those who reject transformation are those who reject enlightenment © Meisaan Chan

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Rest

Farmland rushes by cornfields cut and quiet relieved of such great responsibility © 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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Credo

I believe in jesus who prioritized wholeness and healing of skin and mind and womb and political institutions and the institution of the tabernacle; I believe in the man who came to preach the way of death as the way … Continue reading

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