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|False Prophecy: that one time I was wrong|
Jun. 23rd, 2008 at 9:04 am
I had the pleasure of attending church with my sister yesterday and she goes to a lovely LDS building in Arlington, Virginia. It really is a beautiful building in a fabulous residential neighborhood, but the facility has one major flaw: a teeny tiny parking lot. Indeed, there were about 25 spaces. I, along with most of the congregation, parked on the street, which I hate to do because I feel it is an incredible nuisance to the surrounding residents, and that can’t be good neighbor-making or missionary work.
I commented on their lack of parking, and my sister told me that when President Benson (before he was a President, natch) had been around, the church had been given the opportunity to buy a neighboring lot (now long occupied) and Benson had dismissed it: the church will never need more parking in DC!
My interpretation of this was that he could not envision significant growth in membership in this area. I guess if you have to be wrong, this is a good way to be wrong. It happens to the best of us. I was wrong once, too. My false prediction:
No one would ever watch another show about a bunch of people stuck on an island.
What have you been wrong about?