The Lord may inspire us to do something without telling us why, how or when we should do it. Nephi learned this only AFTER he allowed the Holy Ghost to direct him and AFTER he decided to go in faith.
Harold B. Lee said we often want to see the end from the beginning or the outcome before we will follow the Lord’s direction.
I handed out this picture for them to glue into their journals. They came up with some awesome insight!The world is darkness, light is the gospelWe need to be a light for others to followGod will direct usThese plus more, led them into a great discussionPres. Lee
counseled:“You must learn to walk to the edge of the light, and perhaps a few steps into the darkness [the unknown], and you will find that the light will appear and move ahead of you” (in Lucile C. Tate, Boyd K. Packer: A Watchman on the Tower , 137–38).