Tag Archives: stress

Trail post reassurance

I’m lost, I say to the trail postNot to me, the trail post replies – Meisaan Chan

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Don’t worry about it, says the Lord

Don’t worry about it, says the Lord your anxiety is your illness your trust is your health © Meisaan Chan    

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Inner tumult

No matter my externals, when I tumult inside I am poor © Meisaan Chan

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The spiritual trainer

I am not afraid of fibers tearing, says the Lord that is the only way to strength © Meisaan Chan

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It’s not just about listening, but who you’re listening to

You can listen to your anxiety or you can listen to me: we are saying very different things © Meisaan Chan

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Exhaustion burial

Exhaustion heavy thick layers, cement slowly drying me, crying underneath © Meisaan Chan

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The forgetting

Rushing through the day trying to get everything done so that nothing falls through the cracks and I’m so focused on this that you do fall © Meisaan Chan

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The impossible prayer

When I’m too stressed to pray remind me, this is when I need to pray and may my non-praying be itself a prayer © Meisaan Chan

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The massage prayer

O Lord, lay your holy hands on me and through your touch turn this stone back into flesh and as you work may my heart turn warm and supple and my spirit, in a breath, relent © Meisaan Chan

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How hard it is to maintain stillness

How hard it is to maintain stillness but that is where all clarity is found © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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