Tag Archives: PTSD

Instructions for the spirit

Stay nakedStay aliveI call you to life © Meisaan Chan

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Praising at the edge, II

The drop off is behind youand to both sidesPraise, now, praiseand when the drop off is also before youPraise, now, praiseand when you cannot take a stepPraise, now, praiseand when you cannot breathePraise, now, praiseand in your dissolutionPraise, now, praise … Continue reading

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The blessing of turmoil

In deep turmoileyes locked on God In easeeyes wander © Meisaan Chan

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The assignment in hope

Contemplate deeply your source of hope, says the LordKnow when it is meKnow when it has slipped © Meisaan Chan

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Strange rejoicing

When you are weary, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to fill When you are terrified, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to anchor When you are despairing, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to rescue Strange rejoicingStrange rejoicingStrange rejoicing For world, no senseWith me, full … Continue reading

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Phoenix path

How often those on the path of ash give up and despair –so they never find that they are also on the path of rising © Meisaan Chan

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The reassurance

Go, says the LordI will save your place © Meisaan Chan

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When in fury

Surrender your fury –not that you extinguish itbut that you give it to me aflameand I will brandishwatch me brandishremoving the you until it’s pure rage, no egoonly in my handsholy, holy, holy © Meisaan Chan

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Holy recognition

I’m so full of holes, I say to God.Holes are the roots of the holy, God says to me.That makes no sense, I say to God.More room for me, God says to me © Meisaan Chan

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Path of transformations

Do not think that you need to be transformed only once:The path demands your countless transformations © Meisaan Chan

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