Tag Archives: hope

For those who long for balance

Balance is often not simply givenBalance is the work of workIf you wait for balance to beam down from above,you could be waiting for a long time;If you work for balance, sacrifice for it,you will find it sooner © Meisaan … Continue reading

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What the birds know

The rain slows, then stopsbirds start singingworld wet, needs music Clouds thick, then thinthen finally break. No matter:Birds do not need sun to sing © Meisaan Chan

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Strange coronavirus gratitude

What a strange time to be alive.We are a snow globe, shaken hard:In the blizzard but anchoredand eventually the snow will settle –that is why the tiny world is glued down,meant to withstand hard shaking © Meisaan Chan

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Things to get used to

The obstacles never stop neither does your presence © Meisaan Chan

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How slowly I began to numb over

How slowly I began to numb over – as how ice freezes over a deep lake: Not all at once, but it starts at the edges, moving inward until all was frozen over, and then thicker, deeper yet even still, … Continue reading

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Keep going, says the Lord

Keep going, says the Lord for I am always before you © Meisaan Chan

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A morning prayer

Give me the strength to face this day give me the weakness to face this day give me You to face this day Amen. © Meisaan Chan

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On the way to resilience

Do not run from the exercises that make you stronger Look for them! Jump into them! Claim your gift! © Meisaan Chan

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Siblings

Courage is always anchored Despair is always unanchored © Meisaan Chan

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A prayer when in shards

O God of union heal my fragmented soul for eternity is but one everlasting yes and I, in shards, am far from it © Meisaan Chan  

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