“That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.” – John 17:21
“In the words of [the Primary song] ‘The Family Is of God,’… we are reminded of pure doctrine. We learn not only that the family is of God but also that we are each part of God’s family.” – Carole M. Stephens
This Day in LDS History
1831: Joseph and Emma Smith adopt the twins of John and Julia Murdock. Julia Murdock died from childbirth, and Joseph and Emma had previously lost their own twins on April 30.
1895: After 66 days of deliberation, delegates to Utah’s constitutional convention sign the new Utah State Constitution, paving the way for statehood after waiting for more than 40 years.
1976: The Spain Barcelona Mission is organized.
1999: Ground is broken for the Baton Rouge Louisiana and Fiji Suva Temples.
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.