Tag Archives: rescue

The rescue: After the end of the world

INothing should movebut the world moves against the rules –are we not even to abide by the end of the world? My heart has seized with griefshould not, also, earth’s farthest atom?What now, dear feet – where are you to … Continue reading

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Mutuality

You rescued, just as you promisedfor I called out your name, just as I promised © Meisaan Chan

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Fair-weather

Throw God away if God does not rescue you in the storm;if God accompanies you only in the good timesthat is the definition of the very bad friend © Meisaan Chan

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The double remembrance

Yes, there is death, and lots of itbut remember who I am, says the Lord,and what comes next © Meisaan Chan

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On the beaten trail

The wise know when maps are necessaryand when they mislead © Meisaan Chan

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Seeking in the night

In the night I look for safetyand seek until I findO God, O God, O God © Meisaan Chan

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All the night crumbles at your touch

All the night crumbles at your touch:Dark fortresses toppledungeons see the light,so touch us, Lord, touch us;everything decrepit,may it all fall down © Meisaan Chan

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In training

Sometimes you need to call outand call outand call outnot because God isn’t listeningbut because it is an exercise in tenacitythe next needed skill © Meisaan Chan

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When in a place of overwhelm

I bring you back to remembrance: I am without, surrounding youI am within, emanating from youI am penetrating, saturating you Feel this ReturnI bring you back © Meisaan Chan

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How suffering helps me fling open

The more I cried out to the Lordthe more the Lord rescued memy doors finally open © Meisaan Chan

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