Tag Archives: resilience

Wind storm

Maple tree, full crown of dry leavestossed wildly throughout the nightand even when sun comes, the wild tossing doesn’t stop– so weary, so weary! © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the woman who worked for good

There once was a woman who worked for good and to stamp out evil, but one day she realized that nothing was pure, and she sat down and cried. She never did anything again. © Meisaan Chan

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You’re not done yet

Just when you think you’re done just when you want to celebrate the path long trod you notice that the path now obscured and faint, curves around a bend: You’re not done yet © Meisaan Chan

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Things to get used to

The obstacles never stop neither does your presence © Meisaan Chan

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Why you must grow up

You must grow up. What comes ahead requires this growth. © Meisaan Chan

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When in hardship

“My life! I can’t believe my life!” I exclaim. “I keep trying to give you the gift of strength,” says the Lord, “but you keep rejecting it.” © Meisaan Chan

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Another case for resilience

Suffering propels growth more than comfort; failure teaches more than success © Meisaan Chan

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Resilience

Resilience is one of the precursors of wisdom © Meisaan Chan

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The way of the warrior

Feeling sorry for yourself is not the way of the warrior and I raised you to be a warrior © Meisaan Chan

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Other people may not understand your journey

Other people may not understand your journey, but your job is to not help people understand your journey – your job is to live your journey. – From a conversation with Juanita the prophetess    

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