“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.” – Isaiah 41:10
“Trumpeted from the summit of Calvary is the truth that we will never be left alone nor unaided, even if sometimes we may feel that we are.” – Jeffrey R. Holland
This Day in LDS History
1830 Samuel Smith, the first missionary to preach the gospel after the organization of the Church, begins his mission, selling copies of the Book of Mormon in several New York communities.
1935 The Oahu Stake, the first stake outside of North America and the first stake in Hawaii, is organized.
1993 Shawn Bradley, a returned missionary and former BYU basketball player is drafted second overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the NBA draft, the highest any basketball player has ever been drafted.
Hayley is a lover of all things chocolate, good books, and her cute British husband. She has a degree from BYU in Psychology and English and is now the Relationship Manager for LDSBookstore.com. She served a mission to the Philippines and misses the mangoes, bananas and people terribly. She loves taking photos of people, watching reruns of the West Wing, and geeking out about family history.