Tag Archives: Spiritual poetry

The blessing of turmoil

In deep turmoileyes locked on God In easeeyes wander © Meisaan Chan

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Walk through pain

Walk through painarrive at life Run from painit will follow you Running can make senseshort term When ready to walk through,sign of transcendence © Meisaan Chan

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The path of love, the path of resentment

On the path of love:Outer congruence, hidden food On the path of resentment:Outer power, hidden starvation © Meisaan Chan

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Strange rejoicing

When you are weary, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to fill When you are terrified, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to anchor When you are despairing, rejoice;ideal before-moment asking me to rescue Strange rejoicingStrange rejoicingStrange rejoicing For world, no senseWith me, full … Continue reading

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Phoenix path

How often those on the path of ash give up and despair –so they never find that they are also on the path of rising © Meisaan Chan

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Deepest foundation

Even your deepest foundationrests on something else © Meisaan Chan

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When in fury

Surrender your fury –not that you extinguish itbut that you give it to me aflameand I will brandishwatch me brandishremoving the you until it’s pure rage, no egoonly in my handsholy, holy, holy © Meisaan Chan

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My ardor for you

I crave you in allas a lover craves the taste of the beloved © Meisaan Chan

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Embodied reminders of infinity

I used to despise the action of praying hands,fingers stretched heavenward, the image of thin and fake piety, of thoughtlessness.I used to refuse to do it.Then Spirit showed me how to reclaim it.Now, I feel the base of my thumbs … Continue reading

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Tender washing over me

Tender washing over meall the ways that you aboundall the ways that you washendless sea © Meisaan Chan

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