“A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.” – John 13:34
“Brothers and sisters, if we have not fully done so yet, let us turn more toward forgiveness, kindness, and love. Let us renounce the war that so often rages in the heart of the natural man and proclaim Christ’s caring, love, and peace.” – Robert D. Hales
This Day in LDS History
1896: In a formal letter, the First Presidency announces that fast day will be moved from the first Thursday of each month to the first Sunday. Because of increasing industrialization, many members had not been able to attend Thursday meetings.
1903: The Church announces the purchase of Carthage Jail, the site of the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith and the Patriarch Hyrum Smith; this is the first of many purchases of historic properties by the Church.
1985: President Spencer W. Kimball dies in Salt Lake City at age ninety, after serving for more than forty-two years as a General Authority.