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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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The gift of raw materials

I give you the raw materials, says the Lord but it is up to you to decide what to do with them © Meisaan Chan

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When all the choices are hard ones

When all the choices are hard ones you must decide which parts of you will die: Remember that some parts will more readily come back to life than others © Meisaan Chan

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When in hardship

When in hardship, so often you want to become even harder than the hardship when the path is asking you to break open © Meisaan Chan

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