Tag Archives: healing

One reason to stay by me

I give you life and death according to your needs, says the Lord; when left to yourself, you do not always pursue life and death according to your needs. Stay by me. © Meisaan Chan

Posted in anxiety, contemplation, Food addiction, God speaks poetry, PTSD, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, Spiritual search, Spiritual strengthening exercises, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

To think that I can be me, just as I am

To think that I can be me, just as I am chips and cracks and glories and all is an incredible thought; it’s like that singular moment where, after wearing shackles you freeze in nakedness, disbelieving your freedom and then … Continue reading

Posted in addiction, anxiety, Food addiction, Haiku/haiku-esque poetry, PTSD, Rumi-esque, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, Spiritual search, writing | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

I can take your seething rage

I can take your seething rage, says the Lord, it will not hurt me; and when you’re empty, in its place I will begin to heal © Meisaan Chan

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

Chicago Event on Aug. 28! Sacred Space: Sound, Dance, and Meditation Fusion

 I lead a Meetup group for people who are spiritual but not religious*, and I’ve just created a new type of event (See below: previously it has been more silent meditation-esque focused). YOU are invited to come. This first launch … Continue reading

Posted in addiction, anxiety, Christianity, contemplation, Feminine God, Food addiction, Haiku/haiku-esque poetry, meditation, Poetry, PTSD, Recovery and healing, Rumi-esque, Spiritual search, Spiritual strengthening exercises, Spoken word meditations, writing | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Momentary fear vs. constant fear

Momentary fear points me to God constant fear points me away from God and embeds me into self © Meisaan Chan

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

Parable of the Two Gardeners

There once were two women who tried to grow a garden. The first woman held her seeds in her hand and said, “These will never grow.” Then she scattered the seeds and poured bleach on them. When the seeds didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in addiction, anxiety, contemplation, Food addiction, Parable, PTSD, Scripture riff, Spiritual search, writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Parable of the three trailer homes

There once were three trailer homes. One trailer home was crammed full with stuff – to the ceiling – but had open windows. The second trailer home had an extremely nice interior but the windows were closed. The third trailer … Continue reading

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