Tag Archives: justice

Why Jesus was male – or – the female equivalent

He said, “This is my body, take and eat.”She would have said, “This is my breast, take and suck” –too powerful, too radical, too mind-blowing:The one they would accept had to be tamer © Meisaan Chan

Posted in meditation, Poetry, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, Spiritual search, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

God and the institution

She closes countless doorsbut I open stained-glass windows © Meisaan Chan

Posted in meditation, Poetry, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, Spiritual search, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parable of the woman who believed all was One

There once was a woman who believed that everything was One and so she stopped caring about suffering or injustice or the desecration of the earth. Instead, she sat on her meditation cushion and listened to the screams coming in … Continue reading

Posted in Parable, Spiritual poetry, Spiritual search, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Toxic masculinity will recede

Toxic masculinity will recede when men make love to me and learn the truth of power © Meisaan Chan

Posted in Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dual vision

If you spend all your time focused on unity you will never see the reality of division; if you spend all your time focused on division you will never see the reality of unity © Meisaan Chan

Posted in Poetry, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The quickest way to exhaustion

The quickest way to exhaustion is to fight for justice alone © Meisaan Chan

Posted in Poetry, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Credo

I believe in jesus who prioritized wholeness and healing of skin and mind and womb over political institutions and the institution of the tabernacle; I believe in the man who came to preach the way of death as the way … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

In the face of injustice

Get creative: Resistance can take infinite forms © Meisaan Chan

Posted in Poetry, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Standing up for what is right

Standing up for what is right can be one of the hardest things to do, except for sitting down and letting injustice prevail; to live with yourself, that can be harder © Meisaan Chan

Posted in Poetry, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The unseen moment

There is a surprisingly thin line between the fight for justice and the fight for vengeance and how often this line is crossed © Meisaan Chan

Posted in Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment