Tag Archives: suffering

Things that God cannot resist:

anguish the desire for wisdom the desire for compassion © Meisaan Chan

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Raw materials

You know what to do with suffering – nothing is stronger for creating praise © Meisaan Chan

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Another case for resilience

Suffering propels growth more than comfort; failure teaches more than success © Meisaan Chan

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The helper

I tried to carry your burden and I fell, crushed I gave your burden to God and all is held © Meisaan Chan

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The path of emptiness

Let go of suffering – what are you to do with it? Let go of joy – what are you to do with it? For you will not lose what you think you will lose and you will not gain … Continue reading

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Inner hostility

Inner hostility weeps for tenderness, wants to reach out and thinks it can’t © Meisaan Chan

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The companion, II

“Please, let me be with you,” I say. “The path includes suffering,” God says. “Then let me suffer with you,” I say. “The path includes loss,” God says. “Then let me be empty with you,” I say. “The path includes … Continue reading

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