Tag Archives: failure

Be not afraid of brokenness

I heal more deeply than you break, says the Lord:Be not afraid of brokenness © Meisaan Chan

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The teacher

Sometimes I save you from your foolishness, says the Lord;sometimes I let it be your teacher © Meisaan Chan

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The parable of the two women climbing the mountain

The kingdom of heaven is like two women climbing a mountain. The first woman made it all the way up to the top; the second woman stumbled and fell the whole way. On the way back, they both died and … Continue reading

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Another case for resilience

Suffering propels growth more than comfort; failure teaches more than success © Meisaan Chan

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Priority adjustment

I do not care that you succeed only that you run to me © Meisaan Chan

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Because the journey and self-knowledge are inextricably linked

You will not know who you are until you try, says the Lord until you succeed until you fail until you grasp until you fall short; for the journey is not about the flawless journey but about how intimate you … Continue reading

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The equation

Failure + listening can never equal failure © Meisaan Chan

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