Tag Archives: joy

Maple tree, a homecoming

The maple tree greets me at my window.Welcome home, she says. You’ve grown.You have, too, I reply. Lookat you – all these new shoots on every branch, big and small!She beams with prideand the light of her beaming falls on … Continue reading

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Mutuality

Take me deeper, I request of the Lord.I can use anything to bring you deeper, the Lord responds,you will need to agree © Meisaan Chan

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Delicious prayer

Take your time and savor itthe garlic, the tomatoesthe surrender, the delight,the blend of blessingsthe surprise of the next bite © Meisaan Chan

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Your trail

Your trail is marked by blood and joy.Your trail is marked by blood and joy. © Meisaan Chan

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In this new world

For the first time since nearly the beginning of time – this new world, that is – I slept until the alarm. Like my old life, I negotiated with God and hit the snooze. What a simple gesture – hitting … Continue reading

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A movement prayer during times of instability

Friends, Here is a movement prayer that has kept me grounded during tumultuous times. Feel free to slow it down however much you need, taking your time to really feel that mind/body/spirit fusion in each line and movement. If you … Continue reading

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Sources

Healthy joy points back to Godunhealthy joy points back to anywhere else.Stay awake: One turn into the other© Meisaan Chan

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Glowing with sun

After three days of rain the grasses glow with sun and astonished, we look up © Meisaan Chan

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You are so beautiful

You are so beautiful, my love, says the Lord and the ways you struggle to love me make me love you more a miracle – that Infinity can love you more! – That is what you do to me © … Continue reading

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Saturated with God

I enter this world empty-handed and empty-handed I leave it saturated with God © Meisaan Chan

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