“When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son!” – John 19:26
“No love in mortality comes closer to approximating the pure love of Jesus Christ than the selfless love a devoted mother has for her child.” – Jeffrey R. Holland
This Day in LDS History
1895: After sixty-six days of deliberation, delegates to Utah’s constitutional convention sign the new Utah State Constitution, paving the way for statehood after more than forty years of waiting.
1976: The Spain Barcelona Mission is organized.
1999: Ground is broken for the Baton Rouge Louisiana and Fiji Suva Temples.
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