Tag Archives: journey

Step by step through the wilderness

Step by step through the wildernessone sun, one moon, one sun againone breath, one small clearingone small thought of hope © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mysticism, Poetry, recovery, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, Trauma, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The human consolation, I

The maple tree is nakedalmosther last leaves, now browncling tenaciously, a handful on each branch –both a handful of brownand a handful of tenaciousness.I understand, I whisper to themletting go is hard © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mysticism, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

From Meisaan – Film Festival: “A Declaration of Belonging”

I recently participated in a collective film project where our goal was to investigate what social justice looks like in the body. I had been invited to be the spoken word artist. I named my poem, “A Declaration of Belonging,” … Continue reading

Posted in Buddhism, Christianity, healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mysticism, Poetry, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, Trauma, Video, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The roadmap

I want the roadmap, I tell the Lord.I am the roadmap, the Lord says to me © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mysticism, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reassurance

Darkness does not last foreversit through the long nightlearn from earth © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Larger risks

Larger risks require a larger God © Meisaan Chan

Posted in Buddhism, Christianity, healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Parable, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Finding the anchor

I want to tell you something, says the Lordit is something you need and so it is something I give: The winds push clouds this way and thatthe clouds have no anchorbut the clouds fall to the earth, which is … Continue reading

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My deepest story fulfilled

I am the paperGod the storytellerwho writes upon me:When I am blank, God writes as God wishesWhen I am already filled, hard for God to add God’s storywhich is my deepest story fulfilled © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What will lead you

For at this moment, you know in your essence that you are not alonethe essence of you returns to the essence of mereturns to the essence of everywherereturns to omnipresenceyou are saturated with presence, dear onereturn to truthyour anxiety will … Continue reading

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Poetry, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A meditation on trust

If I let go, I will fallbut falling is not the end © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Poetry, recovery, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment