Tag Archives: love

Parable of the pebble, the waterfall, and the moon

There once was a pebble, a waterfall, and a moon. One day, the pebble said, “I will only believe that God exists if God looks like me!” “So be it,” God said and turned into a pebble. Then the pebble … Continue reading

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What the birds know

The rain slows, then stopsbirds start singingworld wet, needs music Clouds thick, then thinthen finally break. No matter:Birds do not need sun to sing © Meisaan Chan

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Even goodness needs to be adapted to

Even goodness needs to be adapted to,when you are used to squalorwhen the patterns of refuse have set in so deepthat you are simply used to throwing yourself away;Even goodness needs to be adapted totake your timestay gentle © Meisaan … Continue reading

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Order in the chaos: Your clarity is love

Your clarity is love, says the LordLove will protect you from despairLove will protect you from overwhelmLove will protect you from blindnessLove will protect you from crumblingLove will protect you from confusionLove will protect you from hateLove will protect you … Continue reading

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The things that determine everything

Where do you place your surrender?Where do you place your fear?To what do you give your power?That will determine everything © Meisaan Chan

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Eternal healing

Why be surprised by my surprises, says the Lord;my healing sinks into all:from the earthquake chasmsto the unseen cracks © Meisaan Chan

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When in sadness

When in sadnessgo deeper than the sadness, says the Lordfor the sadness has an end and I do not © Meisaan Chan

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Creamy is your heart

Creamy is your heartI dip my finger inand every cell responds © Meisaan Chan

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Devotion to you

Do not worry, says the LordI never give up on you;if you fear this, imagine infinity, again and again –that is only the start of my devotion to you © Meisaan Chan

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The lesson of love

The lesson of love is to let yourself goso you can come to the selfso you can come to what is larger © Meisaan Chan

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