Tag Archives: ego

Strength and fragility

All people carry strength and fragility, which many hold in disproportion: To abjure your strength is to dwell in false smallness. To abjure your weakness is to dwell in delusions of self-God. Both are false. Blessed are they who claim … Continue reading

Posted in addiction, anxiety, compassion, contemplation, Food addiction, meditation, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, Spiritual search, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I wither without you

I wither without you my firmest ground falls from beneath me should you turn but one thought away all strength is dust, flung to the wind I wither without you © Meisaan Chan

Posted in addiction, anxiety, contemplation, Food addiction, Haiku/haiku-esque poetry, PTSD, Rumi-esque, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, Spiritual search, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How the Spirit settles, II

Emptying yourself outis the greatest invitation for Spiritfor nothing takes more space than the self © Meisaan Chan

Posted in addiction, anxiety, compassion, Food addiction, meditation, Poetry, PTSD, Recovery and healing, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Far away

gripping hard jaw clenched wanting what I want © Meisaan Chan

Posted in anxiety, Poetry, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Attraction

As a fly is attracted to flypaper so, too, can my desires blind © Meisaan Chan

Posted in addiction, anxiety, Food addiction, Poetry, PTSD, Recovery and healing, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What I want to fear more

I am still so afraid of the death of ego; help me fear more, Lord, that I leave my path © Meisaan Chan

Posted in Poetry, Recovery and healing, Spiritual poetry, Spiritual search, Spiritual strengthening exercises, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The foundation of me

So many plans, says the Lord, but make them on the foundation of me, not on the foundation of you © Meisaan Chan

Posted in God speaks poetry, Poetry, Recovery and healing, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment