Tag Archives: self-love

To think that I can be me, just as I am

To think that I can be me, just as I am chips and cracks and glories and all is an incredible thought; it’s like that singular moment where, after wearing shackles you freeze in nakedness, disbelieving your freedom and then … Continue reading

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“I’m very sorry, but I need to go”

Maintaining my equilibrium Meeting my needs Loving myself Being a samurai © Meisaan Chan

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When following the leader

Gentle, gentle am I with you, says the Lord; gentle, gentle are you with you © Meisaan Chan

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Shape-shifting soul

Some people compress it Some let it expand; Some people accept it just as it is Some only after distorting every possible bit © Meisaan Chan

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Love/hate gods

I The body is God’s temple yet how often it is hated II The body is God’s temple – but note: It is not God – yet how often it is worshiped © Meisaan Chan

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When hunger is one of the most important holies

You know you are starving and you know that God is food and is precisely in that next feared step: Take it! Follow the food! You are skin and bones! © Meisaan Chan

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Rejecting beauty

Why reject my beauty, asks the Creator; from my womb I pushed you out and infused you with my beauty © Meisaan Chan

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