As I entered the building I unexpectedly heard a voice in my spirit say, "What are you asking of God? You have not because you ask not. Write your vision and your desires down?" I immediately headed to my seat, took out a writing pad and began to write down a list of desires that I wanted God to grant to me over my lifetime.
had an insatiable urge to contact one of my mentors from Alabama. I sat at the edge of my bed and called his office with no particular agenda in mind other than check on him and see how he was doing. His assistant informed me that he was out of the office that morning but said that I was on her list to call but she couldn't didn't have my number. She went on to tell me that she had been instructed by Dr. Steele to reach out to me and see if I wanted to join him and a delegation of religious leaders on a trip to Israel. Of course my answer was a resounding "YES." She told me that my timing had been "perfect" because this was the final day for submitting the confirmed list of participants to the international partner.