As I was brewing up early this morning a BMW flashed round the corner. I noticed it because it was driven very efficiently and proficiently, with purpose and stealth. And I noticed it was a BMW.
You simply don’t see other cars driven that way. With a kind of confidence and panache – though of course this can also be seen as arrogance.
It got me thinking. Is it car that inspires such driving? They are built for performance and longevity – does that mean that they are naturally driven that way?
Or is it that the driver, reflecting his or her personality, simply drives that way, and so naturally buys a BMW. If they tried to drive a Nissan Micra in the same way, would they would just be very frustrated? Or would they naturally become a Nissan Micra driva?
I welcome your polite answers for my personal enlightenment.
But following on from the talk yesterday morning, where I explained that the ‘paraclete’ that Jesus promised, in other words the Holy Spirit, comes as our coach to enable us to live the Jesus life. In being filled with the Spirit, we do become driven by God’s will, and want to drive as God’s vehicle, God and man striving and moving towards perfect harmony.
“That they may be one,” says Jesus, “as you Father and I are one.”