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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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It can be tempting to think I am a machine

  It can be tempting to think I am a machine efficient, calculating, knocking out that to-do list until I hit a glitch until the machine breaks down until I come to a garden with a single lily growing and … Continue reading

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When I give you a quiet moment

  When I give you a quiet moment do not fill it and then say you never get a quiet moment     © Meisaan Chan  

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There is nothing left.

  There is nothing left. I’ve thrown out the furniture the jewelry, the photos, the bed even my spare set of socks for all of this takes up space which you, the God of infinity, plan to fill and so … Continue reading

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Please clean your house.

   Please clean your house. It is so full I cannot enter through the door and the back door is blocked, too; you call for me but leave no space for me to enter. Please clean your house.     … Continue reading

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