Tag Archives: union

Embodied reminders of infinity

I used to despise the action of praying hands,fingers stretched heavenward, the image of thin and fake piety, of thoughtlessness.I used to refuse to do it.Then Spirit showed me how to reclaim it.Now, I feel the base of my thumbs … Continue reading

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Confused surrender

There is the surrender of warand the surrender of love, says the Lordand so often this is confused © Meisaan Chan

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Spiritual enhancements and dilutions

Focus is one of the greatest spiritual enhancementsDistraction is one of the strongest spiritual dilutions © Meisaan Chan

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You can only give what you have

I wish to give you my beauty but have it not, O Lord,so you give me beauty that I may give it back to you I wish to give you my courage but have it not, O Lord,so you give … Continue reading

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For those who worship strength

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

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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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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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The purpose of strength and healing

I do not make you strong and anchoredso you can feel superior;I make you strong and anchoredso you can serve I do not heal youso you can feel self-righteous;I heal youso you can serve © Meisaan Chan

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The formless sanctuary

How I have longed to be with you in precisely this way!I return to eternitysloughing off the shackles of timeand stepping into the formless sanctuary © 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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