Tag Archives: depression

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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Eternal healing

Why be surprised by my surprises, says the Lord;my healing sinks into all:from the earthquake chasmsto the unseen cracks © Meisaan Chan

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Prayer of recognition

Heal me, O LordHeal my fear of myselfSave me, O LordSave me from myself © Meisaan Chan

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When in sadness

When in sadnessgo deeper than the sadness, says the Lordfor the sadness has an end and I do not © Meisaan Chan

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The nature of anxiety and courage

Anxiety stunts you Courage makes you grow © Meisaan Chan

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Sadness, O sadness

Sadness, O sadness the sun sags in the sky tugged down by its own weight © Meisaan Chan

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Bone-dead dry

Bone-dead dry eyes weary, withered: where, O God, are you? © Meisaan Chan

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The unfeared descent

The sun knows its slow descent but note how it does not just go out: at its lowest point, it unfurls its majesty, its moment of greatest open giving © Meisaan Chan  

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To my friend

I want to help you but you walk away I call you but you don’t respond I run to rescue you and you drop into waters with a weight around your feet – come back, dear one, come back – … Continue reading

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Dark labyrinth

I ask why I’m here, despondent, seeking answers: dark labyrinth, wandering © Meisaan Chan

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