13Apr 13th April. Monday of the 2nd Week of Easter

As the wind blows

When and where the Spirit comes, and with what effect on our lives, cannot be determined in advance. "The wind blows where it will… You do not know where it comes from or where it goes." Hebrew RUACH and Greek PNEUMA mean both wind and spirit. Nor can a previous encounter with the Spirit determine how it will happen next time, for the Spirit comes unexpectedly. In fact, the sudden gift of the Spirit to the unbaptized household of the Roman officer who was non-Jewish and non-Christian, took even Peter by surprise...

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