Tag Archives: transformation

For those who worship strength

If you want to be transformedlet your heart break openlet it shatter © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the three vines who wanted to reach the sun

There once were three vines that wanted to reach the sun. The first vine dreamed all day and all night about reaching the sun, and it spent all its energy in the dreaming that it didn’t grow much at all. … Continue reading

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The missing ingredient

Sometimes humility is the missing ingredientfor transformation © Meisaan Chan

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Gatekeeper: Me

Please transform my life, I say to God.Please let me in, God says to me.I need your help, I say to God.Please let me in, God says to me.I can’t do this without you, I say to God.Please let me … Continue reading

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The fallow years, I

Even dirt gets exhausted when used,even dirt needs replenishment, which the earth brings:Nitrogen, through lightningdeathfallow yearstime © Meisaan Chan

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This is who I am today.

This is who I am today.Which might be different than who I am tomorrow.The self can get trapped in rutsor set loose upon the plains, can run wild, free © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the broken vase

The kingdom of God is like two women who each broke a precious vase. The first woman swept up the shards and threw them away. The second woman wept, then carefully glued the vase back together. It could no longer … Continue reading

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Overturning compassion

Does compassion always soothe? No. Sometimes it overturns. © Meisaan Chan

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The clay and the potter

You make a lot of pots, my Lord: I do not ask to be a pot I do not ask not to be a pot just touch me, Lord; keep your hands in me until I am done: that is … Continue reading

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Unknowns

You can avoid the darkness all you like but then you avoid deepest transformation © Meisaan Chan

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