Sarah is a young mother who moved with her family to the Springfield, Virginia, area in January. As a result, she wanted to quickly find a new church to attend because her previous church was located many miles away from her new home.
To make her search even more difficult, Sarah did not own a car, so she literally walks wherever she needs to go, or occasionally takes the bus. Early on her first Sunday morning, she began her search to find a new church in the area. She was not familiar with the neighborhood, so she told herself to just keep on walking until she came to a church that would fit she and her kid’s needs.
She walked down the street and took a right turn and then a left, and then another right turn. She was literally “led by the Spirit, not knowing beforehand the things which [she] should do.” 1 Nephi 4:6. Eventually she came to 6942 Sydenstricker Road. The sign outside the Chapel said, “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter –day Saints,” and “Visitors Welcome.” She walked inside the front door at about 9:00 a.m., found a seat on a nearby pew and attended the meeting that was just getting started.
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