The Collaboration continues this week as a team of 15 serves in Reynosa, Mexico. It would have been 16, but someone failed to follow instructions.
Team members were asked to make sure passports were valid. The cue was repeated as recently as last Friday. Sunday night, five hours before our team departed, I noticed my passport had expired in 2013. My failure to follow instructions meant I would miss a wonderful week with friends from America, Germany and Mexico.
Every aspect of life teaches us about God. I learned a little more in the last few hours.
The Holy Spirit guides us through life with subtle nudges. He rarely shouts or scolds. He speaks with a voice sufficiently loud to get our attention and move us in a positive direction. When we fail to respond we miss the wonderful opportunities for ministry or mission that he offers.
As you pray, respond to the prompting of the Holy Spirit. Doing so will ensure you experience the abundant life that is yours in Christ.