Tag Archives: surrender

The fundamental difference when I give my life to God

I used to forge my pathnow I follow it © Meisaan Chan

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Because you first need free hands

To take up my peace,put down your plans © Meisaan Chan

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To the artist

Before you paint the likeness of God, pray, yes, pray;that God may show you the pattern of the fingerprint © Meisaan Chan

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Not content for the sides

Reorient me so I aim for the heart of the funnel:I could go along the sides and still swirl my long way there,or I could plunge in and down, direct © Meisaan Chan

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A safety prayer

Keep me safe today, O Lordbe the holy barrierall-surrounding © Meisaan Chan

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Focus and wisdom

Focus on the voice of Godand all wisdom will followFocus on any other voiceand be lost © Meisaan Chan

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Delicious prayer

Take your time and savor itthe garlic, the tomatoesthe surrender, the delight,the blend of blessingsthe surprise of the next bite © Meisaan Chan

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Relinquishing the self

When I gave my life to youI gave up my control over who I am, who I will be:Self-determination for God-determinationand lo, nothing was the same © Meisaan Chan

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Trust me more

Not just higher;trust me deeperand broaderand innerNot just your eyes;trust me with your smelland tasteand sensing;fill your senses until trust consumes them allfill your space planes until I am everywhere © Meisaan Chan

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October rain

Soft October rain wets the leavesgreen leaves for now, soakedworking to surrender – Meisaan Chan

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