Tag Archives: hardship

The everything

Cross the desert, says the LordI am too weak, I sayI am your strength, the Lord replies Cross the desert, says the LordI have no supplies, I sayI am your supplies, the Lord replies Cross the desert, says the LordI … Continue reading

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The blessing of turmoil

In deep turmoileyes locked on God In easeeyes wander © Meisaan Chan

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Vision

When I am pushed to the maxhelp me handle myself carefully, tenderly, delicately:Help me discern who also willand who won’t © Meisaan Chan

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Your trail

Your trail is marked by blood and joy.Your trail is marked by blood and joy. © Meisaan Chan

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Be not afraid of brokenness

Be not afraid of brokennessas a duckling emerges from the shell knows:Brokenness means lifeBrokenness means growthBrokenness means hopeBrokenness means beginnings 6/16/2020

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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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Not all the eggs hatched: Duck Spirituality

INot all the eggs hatched.There were two left in the nest.Eggshell fragments were cracked open everywhere on the groundexcept for the two.All the ducks were gone and these two eggs, cold –so much love and effort and no hatching!Not everything … Continue reading

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Hardship means

God doesn’t necessarily take hardship away,but turns it into a means, not the end © Meisaan Chan

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From start to finish, love

From start to finish, love.If there is a speck of loveengage that speck, encourage it to grow;if it does not, then gently lay it down –do not anger, do not shame it, do not press it on,handle it with tender … Continue reading

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The gift of raw materials

My job is to give you the raw materialsbut it is up to you to decide what to do with them © Meisaan Chan

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