Tag Archives: strength

Do not succumb to the temptation

Do not succumb to the temptation to shut down in the nightfor deep healing happens herestrange healingsee what isstay alert © Meisaan Chan

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The purpose of strength and healing

I do not make you strong and anchoredso you can feel superior;I make you strong and anchoredso you can serve I do not heal youso you can feel self-righteous;I heal youso you can serve © Meisaan Chan

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For those who worship strength

If you want to be transformedlet your heart break openlet it shatter © Meisaan Chan

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The quiet in the chaos

Into the darkness we goas one heart, as a heart of nations, as a heart of worldstumbling and fearing and hopingfighting and growing and rejoicingchaos on top of chaos, it seems:But there is a quiet thing hereand it is growing, … Continue reading

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Strange coronavirus gratitude

What a strange time to be alive.We are a snow globe, shaken hard:In the blizzard but anchoredand eventually the snow will settle –that is why the tiny world is glued down,meant to withstand hard shaking © Meisaan Chan

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When unbalanced

Everything that doesn’t matter takes up so much space! – So you cannot see what does © Meisaan Chan

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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

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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

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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

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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

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