“Peace be unto thy soul; thine adversity and thine afflictions shall be but a small moment; and then, if thou endure it well, God shall exalt thee on high; thou shalt triumph over all thy foes.” —Doctrine & Covenants 121:7-8
“How can we love days that are filled with sorrow? If we approach adversities wisely, our hardest times can be times of greatest growth, which in turn can lead toward times of greatest happiness. Here are a few things that have helped me through times of testing and trial: (1) Learn to Laugh, (2) Seek for the Eternal, (3) Understand the Principle of Compensation, and (4) Trust in the Father and the Son.” —Joseph B. Wirthlin
This Day in LDS History
1848: The Nauvoo Temple is lit on fire by arsonists; the structure is gutted beyond repair.
1882: The First Presidency announces plans to build the first temple in a communist nation in Freiberg, German Democratic Republic (East Germany).
1986: Joseph B. Wirthlin is ordained an Apostle.