Tag Archives: rest

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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The insomnia prayer

God of counted minutes circle me back home to you © Meisaan Chan

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Exhaustion burial

Exhaustion heavy thick layers, cement slowly drying me, crying underneath © Meisaan Chan

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Trying to give it to you

I lift up my weariness heavy and dense muscles shake with the lifting © Meisaan Chan

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Direct connection

You cannot acknowledge the mind-body-spirit connection and not acknowledge the importance of sleep © Meisaan Chan

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