It is good to learn from one another’s mistakes. I have made many so I guess a better title would be “Learn from my mistakes – 1.”
For some reason today I am thinking of 2 occasions when I ignored impressions concerning other people. In one instance for 3 days in a row the Lord seemed to say to me to knock on the door of a particular house within the parish where I was ministering at that point in time. I had no idea who lived there and reasoned with God that I could not just knock on the door of someone I didn’t know, so I never did. The next day the man who lived there committed suicide. Did others ignore nudges from God about this man, or was I the only one? I have no idea.
The second instance: I found a person’s name coming to mind. I had never met him and knew nothing about him. I Googled his name and found out a bit about his life. After that, I just put the matter out of my mind and never thought any more about it all. I never prayed. As in the first story I have shared, this poor man took his own life.
Well, all I know is I felt a nudge to write this blog.
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