There are some days I get a hymn ringing through me, both the music and the words. Today it’s, "Breathe on me, breath of God". I wonder what God is trying to tell me. Am I not breathing in the breath of life? Am I tired from the lack of spiritual breath? I need to focus on God's breath in me. Does this need speak to you too?
Breathe on me, breath of God,
Fill me with life anew,
That I may love what Thou dost love,
And do what Thou wouldst do.
Are you rushing around each day, tired, restless and breathless? Are you pushing too hard? There is not only the need to breathe in strongly, but also to breathe out just as strongly. Doctors tell us that we all are suffering as our blood pressure goes up from stress. In our rushing, we aren't taking the time to breathe out fully and completely, and so people have blood pressure problems. When I focus on the breath mechanism of the human body, I also wonder how God's breath in us affects all this.
God's power, like air, is everywhere. We need Him as much as we need air. Just as we need to breathe Him in, it is very important to breathe Him out through sharing His love with others. Take a breath and live. God’s breath fills us with new life.
In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. John 1:4