Tag Archives: rest

The resting prayer

You bring me back to my joy, O Lord resting in you, letting my mind wander while being held in your arms letting you finger the curls of my hair letting you tenderly kiss the nape of my neck, your … Continue reading

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When I’m restless

When I’m restless, remind me to come to you; there is no real place to go after that © Meisaan Chan

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Not all rest is created equally

Not all rest is created equally – a lot of it is thin – be diligent in seeking thick rest © Meisaan Chan

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After a good night’s sleep

Thank you, God, for sleep, for the riches you just gave me; may I disperse your gold well today and return tonight, spent and joyful-trusting © Meisaan Chan

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Surfacing peace

Quiet, quiet, O my soul: The thunder rumbles off in the distance and the winds are settling down, the trial has passed and safety rises to the surface: Hush, hush, rest © Meisaan Chan

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Homecoming

Welcome home, dear one! How long I’ve waited to hear your footsteps across the threshold; come, let me give you rest let me give you solace let me give you nourishment, for the journey is far from over, even when … Continue reading

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Homecoming

How glorious it is to know the names of the trees and streets and birds singing, where the feet can find the way home without asking and do © Meisaan Chan

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