Tag Archives: space

Another reason to leave space in your soul

Joy expands to fit the size of its container © Meisaan Chan

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The plea

Grief brutal and raw O help me, God © Meisaan Chan

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Self-identification

If your heart is a closed door all around you, you will behold closed doors; If your heart is a wide, open field all around you, you will behold the space © Meisaan Chan

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Awfulness

“This awfulness doesn’t end,” I say accusingly. “You have not made space in your heart for a beginning,” says the Lord. © Meisaan Chan

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Empty luggage

What you carry will not feed you the things inside will not protect you © Meisaan Chan

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A love-hate relationship

Without distractions, the day passes slowly and I rush to fill it; with distractions, the day is a frenzy and I long for peace © Meisaan Chan  

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It is not silence for the sake of silence [sermon reflection]

Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ, of Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House recorded a Lenten homily reflection for today and wove one of my recent poems into it. He speaks of preparing for a great feast – Easter – and the ways … Continue reading

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