“The Lord is their strength, and he is the saving strength of his anointed.” – Psalm 28:8
“It does not take much living to find out that life almost never turns out the way you planned it. Adversity and affliction come to everyone. With all my heart, I know that the Lord can “make weak things become strong.”” – Mary Ellen Smoot
This Day in LDS History
1906: Philo T. Farnsworth, later a scientist and inventor who is credited as being the “father of television,” is born near Beaver, Utah.
1933: Mary Ellen Wood (Smoot), later the thirteenth general president of the Relief Society, is born in Ogden, Utah.
1989: President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicates the Portland Oregon Temple.
1999: The First Presidency announces that the massive new assembly building located north of Temple Square will be called the Conference Center.
Natalie is a graduate of Brigham Young Unversity, where she studied Communications and Editing. She is passionate about the Northern California coast, reading biographies, and the Oxford comma.