Tag Archives: despair

Mutuality

You rescued, just as you promisedfor I called out your name, just as I promised © Meisaan Chan

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Seeking in the night

In the night I look for safetyand seek until I findO God, O God, O God © Meisaan Chan

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In training

Sometimes you need to call outand call outand call outnot because God isn’t listeningbut because it is an exercise in tenacitythe next needed skill © Meisaan Chan

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The darker it gets

The darker it getsthe louder we must laughto ward off the night Laugh like you’ve already wonbecause if they haven’t defeated your spirityou have © Meisaan Chan

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Overflowing help in the wasteland

Over and over I confronted the wastelandand over and over I screamed to you for help –not once did you fail or even delay,deluge of rescue, salvation, and supportpoured into my lappoured until I could no longer holdpoured until flowing … Continue reading

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The scream for existential help is the scream for transcendence

The more I screamed to Godthe more God rescued;the more I lostthe more God revealed its face It is not easy to scream for existential helpbut it is the scream for transcendencethat God makes a path where there is none … Continue reading

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When all is crumbled to powder

When all is crumbled to powderturn to me, says the Lordand I will show you:From powder, clayfrom clay, sculpture –last breath gonebut fear not, for that was your breathand now I give you mine © Meisaan Chan

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A soothing, comforting spoken word meditation: “Beloved”

Here is a beautiful, emotional spoken word meditation from the voice of God/Higher Power to the listener: for those who are despairing, when you’ve lost everything and hope is gone. May this meditation deepen your prayer, spiritual journey, and provide … Continue reading

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When in hardship

“My life! I can’t believe my life!” I exclaim. “I keep trying to give you the gift of strength,” says the Lord, “but you keep rejecting it.” © Meisaan Chan

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The depth of the path

Long, long is the road so fill up your water bottle and get your good boots: the best of the journey is for those who are ready to journey ecstasy, despair – nothing excluded the depth of the path covers … Continue reading

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