Tag Archives: Spiritual search

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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Path of transformations

Do not think that you need to be transformed only once:The path demands your countless transformations © Meisaan Chan

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Frenzy and full attention

Every day, I take care of you.Frenzy not.Full attention.Frenzy: Numb to opening doors.Full attention: Always senses © Meisaan Chan

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The uprooting

The early weeds of conquering, domination, and slaughter – pull them up!Let not their roots growit much harder to pull them up later © Meisaan Chan

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Approximating the Lord

Look for me until you find me, says the Lord,be satisfied with nothing else –most dangerous are those sources that seem to come closefor you commit your heart to limitsfor you commit your soul to limitscutting off your wings © … Continue reading

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To the lost

I. GodI have tried to direct you in lovebut you took the errant pathwhich looked better until followed II. MeMiles and miles I backtrackedtrying to find that source that first moment I chose not to love © Meisaan Chan

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Deepening the presence

You must deepen your presence to others, says the Lordand stop living on the surface of you © Meisaan Chan

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When all has crumbled

When all has crumbled to powder, turn to me, says the Lordand I will show you:From powder, clayfrom clay, sculpture –last breath gonebut fear not, for that was your breathand now I give you mine © Meisaan Chan

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On finding home

If you seek a home without any shadow side,you are seeking a spiritual home, not to be found on this earth.Rejoice! You are clarifying your intent !© Meisaan Chan

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I travel the world looking for my love

I travel the world looking for my love;in airports, on the streets of VeniceI constantly refresh my browser, aching for just a glimpse of your face, aching for the ways you bend delight into the curvature of my heartand how … Continue reading

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