Tag Archives: surrender

You got me through the night

You got me through the nightYou got me to sleep.The nights are not taken for grantedand nor are the days.Step by step through the wildernessone sun, and one moon, one sun againone breath, one small cleansingone small thought of hope … Continue reading

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mysticism, Poetry, recovery, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, Trauma, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The bullseye and the bypassing

Equanimity results when you are alignedUnhealthy equanimity results when you are not alignedor are trying to run away © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Poetry, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The importance of roots

How is it that trees can keep their arms open to the ever-changing sky?It is their roots.Their roots allow them to surrender to the unknownRoots allow them to surrender © Meisaan Chan

Posted in meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mysticism, Poetry, recovery, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The first drop

Sky darkensthe world waits for rain Seeds, deeply dormantbegin to dream Thunder rumblesearth tenderly listens Then, when all is ready:The first drop © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The return

I am insatiable for youyou are insatiable for methe return © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mysticism, Poetry, recovery, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, Trauma, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The beginning of flight

Downy young feathersbird in nest looks downlonging and scared © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

When God becomes a protective koala bear

Come closer, God whispersI am already in your pouch, Mama Koala, I say, snug and warmHow can I come any closer?And then she shows me how © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mysticism, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, Trauma, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In the face of threat

When besiegedBreathe me inInfinity always prevails © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Step by step through the wilderness

Step by step through the wildernessone sun, one moon, one sun againone breath, one small clearingone small thought of hope © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mysticism, Poetry, recovery, Scripture riff, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, Trauma, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The human consolation, I

The maple tree is nakedalmosther last leaves, now browncling tenaciously, a handful on each branch –both a handful of brownand a handful of tenaciousness.I understand, I whisper to themletting go is hard © Meisaan Chan

Posted in healing, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mysticism, Poetry, recovery, Spiritual poetry, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment