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The mutual reaching

Grope in the darkness until fingertip brushes fingertip: gasp of recognition yelp of joy © Meisaan Chan

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What goes in

The longer your eyes linger upon evil the more its image engraves in your mind and muddies the face of the Lord © Meisaan Chan

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The end

O God my help, at first I flounder but my screaming ends in you so I follow my screaming to its end © Meisaan Chan

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The darkness is easy to dispel, says the Lord

The darkness is easy to dispel, says the Lord: one little light and it is gone – but the shadows! The shadows! © Meisaan Chan

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Clues

I. And before all this, I looked out the window only because I saw a red, glowing rectangle pasted on my hotel wall. The clue. So I turned. II. The red, rising sun peeked from behind the clouds, then continued … Continue reading

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The plea

Sometimes life stretches out in one, great, unhurried expanse like the slow, rolling hills of Nebraska; sometimes it crumples together, dense and rugged and I constantly lose my footing; however the path unfolds before me, please keep me on the … Continue reading

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Infinite opportunities

Do not worry if the opportunity passes; I am the God of infinite opportunities © Meisaan Chan

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If I place my hope in the world

If I place my hope in the world, my hope is origami paper in the rain; If I place my hope in you, my hope is an eternal pathway to an eternal source O God, O God, O God © … Continue reading

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Go out to the edge of the lake

Go, row out to the edge of the lake go out with your little light and behold the light you cannot make not one, nor a million’s million © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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Impermanence

The forest will never die, say the trees The desert will never relent, says the sand © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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