Why? You might ask. Well you see, I agreed to come back and serve in
Approximately one hour into the trip, a man had a heart attack. The train made an emergency stop and was delayed for about an hour and a half. I don’t know if the man made it or not, but I pray that He knows the Savior. Realizing that I would arrive in Los Angles with only enough time to catch my return train I decided to get off at the next stop and make some phone calls. It was only after I got off the train that I discovered that there were no more
I don’t know why God allowed this to happen. I had a killer lesson planned out. I was brimming with excitement. Why would God allow this to happen? Here’s a thought. I was so prepared in my head to teach about the wonder and power of God. Yet perhaps God saw that I was not prepared to teach in my heart. I can wax eloquent about the wonder of God, but when was the last time that I let the wonder of God wash over my heart? How long has it been since I was silent in His powerful presence? I wasn’t ready to teach. I know that now.
Forgive me Father for taking a detour around the heart construction You want to do for me. For trying to teach intimately about Someone with whom I haven’t been intimate. Thank You for this silence.