Missing my flight: A story of Providence

Missing my flight: A story of Providence

It was a warm February morning and Sr. Kalin and I were at the Houston Airport on our way to New York for a conference I was speaking at. At our gate, we found some open seats near a man wearing a KU Jayhawk hat. Sr. Kalin was excited to see a fellow alum and began a conversation with him. We chatted with him until our flight began to board. We left him a brochure of our community and assured him of our prayers for him and his family. It was the beginning of an average day in the life of an Apostle of the Interior Life until the woman taking our boarding passes said, “This is not your flight.” “Excuse me?” I replied in dismay. I did not understand how this had happened, but sure enough we were at the wrong gate and our flight was currently boarding in another...