“Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.” —2 Peter 1:4
“All who live upon the earth, who have fathers on earth, likewise have a father of their spirits. You and I, having been spirits and now having bodies, were among those who passed that first test and were given the privilege of coming to earth as mortal individuals.” —Harold B. Lee
This Day in LDS History
1941: Harold B. Lee is ordained a member of the Twelve, replacing Reed Smoot, who had died.
1958: Hugh B. Brown is ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, replacing Adam S. Bennion, who had died.
1991: The New York Times announces that Laurel Thatcher Ulrich has won the Pulitzer Prize in history for A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, (1785-1812).