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The Wind of God is Blowing in Your Direction
By Joel Osteen - Jul 08, 2009
The other day, I was out taking a run. For about the first quarter of a mile, the wind was blowing strongly against me at about twenty to twenty-five miles per hour. I felt like I was running uphill, and it was taking all of my energy. The path I run is a big square, so finally, I was able to turn. But I knew that coming back that last mile, the wind was going to be blowing in my face again—I was starting to dread it. However, when I made that final turn onto the home stretch, I was pleasantly surprised. The winds had changed direction. No longer were they blowing against me, they were blowing with me. It was a night and day difference! I could feel those winds propelling me forward.

Today, you may be feeling like there are all kinds of forces coming against you. But I believe those forces, those winds that have been trying to hold you back, are about to change in your direction. I believe that you are going to have times when you can feel God breathing His favor, grace, and mercy upon you.

No matter what you may be facing right now, no matter how difficult things may seem, remember, God is in control of the winds. Just a simple shift can make a huge difference. Those same winds that are trying to defeat you, God can cause to change direction and be the very winds that propel you into the destiny He has in store for you!
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