Tag Archives: life

Mandala and loss

Mandala, wiped awayfulfilling the promise of lossand the life after it © Meisaan Chan

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The quiet in the chaos

Into the darkness we goas one heart, as a heart of nations, as a heart of worldstumbling and fearing and hopingfighting and growing and rejoicingchaos on top of chaos, it seems:But there is a quiet thing hereand it is growing, … Continue reading

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The fallow years, I

Even dirt gets exhausted when used,even dirt needs replenishment, which the earth brings:Nitrogen, through lightningdeathfallow yearstime © Meisaan Chan

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There is no way around this.

Love requires life.Love requires death.There is no way around this. © Meisaan Chan

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On finding a new direction

Turning to me requires a new direction, says the Lord: You cannot turn to me and remain on your path © Meisaan Chan

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God’s safety

God’s safety always includes death © Meisaan Chan

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When all the choices are hard ones

When all the choices are hard ones you must decide which parts of you will die: Remember that some parts will more readily come back to life than others © Meisaan Chan

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The ever-present decision

If you seek to surpass the self, you must die. This is the only path. Many try to discover another path only to find themselves on this very path with this very decision, again, before them © Meisaan Chan

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Break this death

My body fears me and I fear my body: Break this death, O Lord © Meissan Chan

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Pare away

Pare, pare away, says the Lord you must pare to reach the fruit and even more to reach the seed © Meisaan Chan

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