Tag Archives: strength

Strength and fragility

All people carry strength and fragility, which many hold in disproportion: To abjure your strength is to dwell in false smallness. To abjure your weakness is to dwell in delusions of self-God. Both are false. Blessed are they who claim … Continue reading

Posted in addiction, anxiety, contemplation, Food addiction, meditation, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, Spiritual search, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I wither without you

I wither without you my firmest ground falls from beneath me should you turn but one thought away all strength is dust, flung to the wind I wither without you © Meisaan Chan

Posted in addiction, anxiety, contemplation, Food addiction, Haiku/haiku-esque poetry, PTSD, Rumi-esque, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, Spiritual search, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

For you, for them

It is an act of compassion to let someone be who they are –the struggle to change someone can be violent © Meisaan Chan

Posted in addiction, anxiety, Food addiction, Haiku/haiku-esque poetry, PTSD, Rumi-esque, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

You’re not done yet

Just when you think you’re done just when you want to celebrate the path long trod you notice that the path now obscured and faint, curves around a bend: You’re not done yet © Meisaan Chan

Posted in addiction, Food addiction, Poetry, PTSD, Recovery and healing, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The slow return to strength

Putting down the fury and the self-righteousness and the vengeance and the victimhood, putting the cool compress of compassion to my forehead, that I do not grow yet weaker © Meisaan Chan

Posted in Poetry, Recovery and healing, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t ignore yourself any longer, says the Lord

Don’t ignore yourself any longer, says the Lord – Voice your wishes, your desires: I am the Voice so that you can remember yours © Meisaan Chan

Posted in addiction, Food addiction, God speaks poetry, Poetry, PTSD, Recovery and healing, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Observing and the path

You’re starting to observe yourself and better yet, observe yourself observe this is the path of wisdom this is the path of strength © Meisaan Chan

Posted in God speaks poetry, meditation, Poetry, Spiritual poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment