Spiritual Coaching Vol 2 #77 Wind…


The trees waved back and forth like a field of wheat today with gusts up to 45 mph. Seed pods and new leaves flew through the air and I leaned into it as I walked down the lane. “The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where it comes from and where it is going; so is everyone who is born of the Spirit.” (Jesus, John 3) The wind like a messenger of change reminded me of how flexible we need to be – how we need to adapt to new and changing times. Spiritual Coaching is a way of finding that voice that is given to you as a gift; not just to guide you but give voice to the inner yearnings, direction, and purpose that long to be expressed. In John 3 Nicodemus expressed to Jesus that he wanted to understand this – “How can these things be?” Ask, pursue, search, question, and be open. Like the gusts of this afternoon which began with the movement of a butterfly wing in Palau, so your dream can begin small and grow into a tsunami of brilliant possibilities. Jimmy Dean, who you wouldn’t expect to say something as profound as, “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination,” reminds me that everyone has the capacity to be a profound influence when they think big thoughts and dream big dreams. We may not achieve all that we dream but, oh, how fun to dream them – how lavish life becomes when we think larger than people expect. Be bold – dream big.

Be Well


About Denny Meyer

I've been a pastor, spiritual director, and spiritual coach and worked with thousands of people over the years. You can find the life the Creator intended for you. Contact me if you want to find out more.
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