you bless us with wind.
Gentle fierce, warm and humid
or icy or hot and dry, may it
caress my skin and make it tingle,
refresh my spirit and make it wide
awake so that I might to pass
on lightheartedness to everyone
I meet.

Sense how it feels to honor wind in its many forms with a grateful and curious receptivity. Winds can blow around our physical bodies, and they also swirl inside us as emotional weather. When we gently see and seek the blessings of whatever blows into our lives, life can become infinitely richer and more interesting.

“May this patchwork quilt of blessings help to sharpen your taste for the gift of life in its innumerable facets,” Br. David writes. “May you grow ever more blessed, ever more able to bless.”

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