Tag Archives: salvation

Your path is leading me so far from home

Your path is leading me so far from homeso far from well-trod pathsand we, in the wilderness of the heart, in light and in darkness,keep continuing on, deeperand as wilderness gives way to wilderness gives way to wildernessmy heart grows … Continue reading

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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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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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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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In the morass and chaos

In the morass and chaosyou slow me down to caress me,to remind me why I am © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the rescuer

There once were four women in deep despair, as they had lost everything they loved from a menacing world. The first woman said, “All is lost. Nothing is left. There is nowhere to go from here.” And she perished. The … Continue reading

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Were it not for the torment of the night

Were it not for the torment of the nightI would not have thrown myself upon the Lordover and over and overand found that promise of salvation to be trueO blessed torment!Oh blessed night! © Meisaan Chan

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