Tag Archives: self-love

Even goodness needs to be adapted to

Even goodness needs to be adapted to,when you are used to squalorwhen the patterns of refuse have set in so deepthat you are simply used to throwing yourself away;Even goodness needs to be adapted totake your timestay gentle © Meisaan … Continue reading

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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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Vigilance

Be on guard for self-hatred that most toxic of poisons © Meisaan Chan  

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Protector

Sometimes I thwart my own happiness and am the foil for my own plans; O Lord, hear me: place me in your eternal womb; protect me from myself and my potential harm © Meisaan Chan

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