Tag Archives: night

Because sometimes the night is eternal

Do not fight the dark– it is what it is –let your eyes adjust and stretch out your armsfor I do not need light to be seen © Meisaan Chan

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The gentle call and response

Gently you call to me as the night settles in and the dawn a distant friend; I switch on the lamp and under the golden glow write these words, the gentle responding © Meisaan Chan

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Terror in the night

Terror in the night terror in the storm terror, everywhere, terror: God my help, come and find me for I know not where I am © Meisaan Chan

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The insomnia prayer

God of counted minutes circle me back home to you © Meisaan Chan

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I wake up in the night and you lull me back to sleep

I wake up in the night and you lull me back to sleep your tender touch upon my furrowed heart soothing, soothing, soothing © Meisaan Chan

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Purposes

O star guiding me home O dark night that I may see the star © Meisaan Chan

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Sometimes we fear so much the naked night

Sometimes we fear so much the naked night we would do anything to avoid it even becoming stuck © Meisaan Chan   (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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In this thick, eternal night

In this thick, eternal night even the stars have been eaten alive and I wait, O Lord, I wait for dawn to come again © Meisaan Chan

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Here I come to tend to your wounds

Here I come to tend to your wounds, O bleeding one, to accompany you on this long path home, to guide you through the night © Meisaan Chan

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Dark is the night

  Dark is the night but your heart is a window lighting the world     © Meisaan Chan   (Photo credit: National Geographic)  

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