It clears the smog from our atmosphere; it dries our clothes and can be a cooling experience on a hot day.
Just as the wind blew the first white settlers to this country, so it blows all Australians today, calling us to check our course and ensure we are sailing in the right direction.
The Apostles reacted to the wind of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. They accepted their responsibility as Christians, left the security of their hiding place and went out to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the whole world.
We need to work on getting the courage to follow the promptings of The Spirit in our lives.
Maybe today the wind is quietly whispering to us. But are we listening?