Tag Archives: tenderness

The sleeping prayer

Even squirrels sleepfrenetic energy turns tenderturns curling up, sigh, release © Meisaan Chan

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Special Announcement: A soothing meditation in coronavirus times

My friends,  My offering to you: Here is a soothing, calming meditation I made that is close to my heart. You’ll see why when you listen to it. Let a tender presence lift you above the unknowns and remind you … Continue reading

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When following the leader

Gentle, gentle am I with you, says the Lord; gentle, gentle are you with you © Meisaan Chan

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Gentle glory

All sorts of gentle glory even in the pain of living: Gentle glory, all around © Meisaan Chan

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Soft, tender rain

Soft, tender rain stroking the earth unafraid caress © Meisaan Chan

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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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Night murmurs

Hush, hush, murmurs the Lord as she strokes me in the night I am all things for you: everything you need is everything I give, and more © Meisaan Chan

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Surfacing peace

Quiet, quiet, O my soul: The thunder rumbles off in the distance and the winds are settling down, the trial has passed and safety rises to the surface: Hush, hush, rest © Meisaan Chan

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The God-calming

Safe, safe, you call to me and gentle I appear; in the darkness you allow me warmth of bed and I stroke you, breath breathing slowly now, lengthening body, calming down yes, yes, I am for you yes © Meisaan … Continue reading

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Flower petals

I scatter them wherever you go and sometimes you tread without noticing, but if you look at the bottom of your feet, you will see that I scatter them wherever you go © Meisaan Chan

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