Tag Archives: lost

The not-really-wilderness

I’m in the wilderness, I say to the LordNot really, the Lord says to meHow is this not so, I ask. There is no path, no one else, no markers, no mapYou are walking upon my heart, the Lord says … Continue reading

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Trail post reassurance

I’m lost, I say to the trail postNot to me, the trail post replies – Meisaan Chan

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The clarity of unknowing

It is much better to praise God in your unknowing,for then God is God, and not your knowing © Meisaan Chan

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The path begins to reveal itself

“The path begins to reveal itself”I thought I was wandering in a tallgrass prairiewhen really I was on the pathless path © Meisaan Chan

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Even in wilderness, I surround

Gone is the forest, deep and wildhere, your feet dig into sand:Remember, I am the molecules of light running through leavesI am the molecules of air between each grain;no matter where you areI surroundI surroundI surround © Meisaan Chan

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Wherever you go, I am.

Wherever you go, I am.Wherever you breathe, I am your airWherever you rest, I am your lungsWherever you journey, I am your shoesThere is no apart:I invite you to believe © Meisaan Chan

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Maps that aren’t true

It is not true that every map leads to its promised end: That following the map of money will lead to money That following the map of power will lead to power That following the map of security will lead … Continue reading

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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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A cry for help in the wilderness

Help me, O Lord, barricades in every direction; the path has crumbled behind me the path has crumbled before me and to my sides the land burns: Help me, oh God, I cry © Meisaan Chan

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Compass gone

So deeply through the thicket, bramble catching on my clothes compass gone, all is chaos: O God, be my hope © Meisaan Chan

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