“And he shall go forth, suffering pains and afflictions and temptations of every kind; and this that the word might be fulfilled which saith he will take upon him the pains and the sicknesses of his people.” – Alma 7:11
“Because of His Atonement, the Savior has the power to succor—to help—every mortal pain and affliction.” – Elder Dallin H. Oaks
This Day in LDS History
1871: The people of Utah donate $12,000 to help the victims of the Chicago Fire.
1935: Canadians elect Church member John Horne Blackmore to the Canadian Parliament, making him the first Latter-day Saint to serve in that capacity.
1998: The First Presidency announces plans to build a temple in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Lauren is studying Journalism at Brigham Young University and considers the East Coast home. She has a passion for writing, photography, skiing, hiking, and traveling. She enjoys studying German and is married to her best friend.