Tag Archives: despair

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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Holes

I thought I knew what a hole was but then you left © Meisaan Chan

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Siblings

Courage is always anchored Despair is always unanchored © Meisaan Chan

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The darkness is easy to dispel, says the Lord

The darkness is easy to dispel, says the Lord: one little light and it is gone – but the shadows! The shadows! © Meisaan Chan

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You might despair at the interminable path

You might despair at the interminable path but the stones have been laid by your spiritual ancestors knowing your feet would come © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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