Tag Archives: rest

The promise

I will lead you through the fireand bring you to the resting place © Meisaan Chan

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Middle of wilderness

The journey takes us to heaven where ten thousand lakes lie where pines stand tall and birch trees lean gently where rain soaks in deep where everything is at a soul-level: The ducks swimming, the squirrels darting, the air suspended … Continue reading

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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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