In my current field of study, the Holy Spirit’s work and evidence might be termed Qi. In Daoist thinking, all is qi. It is as if Creation itself and what creates it is all qi. Everything is qi, has qi, contains qi, gives qi. Qi is energy, flow, force.
She told stories of various things that had happened to her in years of practice. Giggles, tears, breathing, chattering, silence, even the occasional whoo! of a patient.
“It’s all qi” she said. Everything is qi. Just remember that.
I am remembering that as I look down the pike to the holidays and more examinations. My family is in a big transition. Both the family I grew up in and the family I have chosen in my adult life. It seems a great opportunity to step forward and to fall backward. Each day is its own fulcrum of possibility. Some people I love are heartbroken at the death of relationships and the death of family members. Everything is new and different in our new home. All expectations are up for grabs. I feel of two minds.
That energy has the potential to move toward our well being or away from it.