I have always marvelled at the strength and grace of the wind, which can be a gentle, soothing breeze or can suddenly turn into a devastating storm. In Winds of Spirit: Ancient Wisdom Tools for Navigating Relationships, Health, and the Divine, Renee Baribeau explores the wind as a spiritual tool that has the power to help us transform our lives and navigate its different seasons with grace. This book is about capturing the power of the wind and allowing it to steer us, surely, towards our purpose and dreams. But how is that possible? This is the question I asked as I started reading it, but then the author demonstrates a rare understanding of the workings of the wind and its spiritual place in the universe. A primordial power that has a primary place in ancient civilizations and religions.
In this book, the author teaches a technique to access our inner strength, one that has been used by sailors, farmers, and shamans throughout the ages. It is a book that shares the wisdom of using the wind to connect with nature and to receive insightful messages from it. The book takes a look at ancient practices associated with the wind and how to use it to establish balance in personal life, heal the mind and body, and find inspiration. Renee Baribeau’s Winds of Spirit: Ancient Wisdom Tools for Navigating Relationships, Health, and the Divine contains exercises, including breath exercises, to capture the spirit of the wind. It is written in a clear and compelling style and in a voice that is exciting. This is a book that will appeal to fans of New Age spirituality and readers who enjoy philosophical topics.