Tag Archives: help

In gratitude to the helper

I needed help and you came pulling me from the mire and in that moment when your hand grasped mine: Somewhere, far off and not far off a galaxy exploded, came back together – For Erica © Meisaan Chan

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After the world comes crashing down

After the world comes crashing downwalk upon it with a prayer:God is my totality and nothing else © Meisaan Chan

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The holiness of holes

Healthy soil has holes –that’s how the air and rain and seeds sink in;solid soil holds little life © Meisaan Chan

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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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Strange safety

Helplessness can be safe being vulnerable can be safe – it depends on who’s hands you’re in © Meisaan Chan

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The slowness of awareness

How much quicker it would be to run through my life numb! How much time it takes to be alive! © Meisaan Chan

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Throughout the journey

Throughout the journeyyou will stumbleyou will climb;the fall is not badthe ascent is not good:Listen! © Meisaan Chan

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